As a budding podcaster, it can often be challenging to find great guests to interview for your show.
When you first sit down and plan your podcast content strategy, guest ideas may seem to flood your mind - especially if you have a decent size network right from the start!
But, after a while - after you’ve interviewed everyone in your network who can bring value and helpful insight to your audience - you may find yourself struggling to find new, exciting, insightful experts to interview.
This week, we wanted to share a few free resources you can use to find new, exciting guests for your podcast.
10 Out-of-the-Box Ways to Find New Guests for Your Show
Ask your clients or customers. Social proof is a powerful thing. Plus, if your clients or customers are likely business owners as well. They will appreciate the free exposure.
Connect with other podcasters within your industry or niche.
Ask past guests for referrals or recommendations.
Use a free directory.
Ask your post-production team for recommendations.
Ask your online (social) community who they’d like to be your next featured guest.
Have a guest sign-up form on your website - and promote it.
Ask for guest submission requests from your mailing list subscribers.
Ask your audience within your episodes. (They’ll love that you respond and listen to their requests!)
Connect with and reach out to podcast guests on other shows within your industry or niche.
So, there you have it - 10 great (and free) ways you can find new guests for your podcast!
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