Podcast Guest Faqs

You landed on this page, most likely because you’ve been selected and confirmed to appear as a guest on Feisworld Podcast. 

Congrats and Welcome Aboard! 

Feisworld Podcast is a platform created for independent creators to live their financial and creative freedom. We know just how special you are, and our listeners will be able to learn so much through your stories. Here’s what will happen next.

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1. Schedule the Interview

Schedule one hour for the interview. Please contact me for the schedule link.

The actual recording itself is between 30-45 mins. The extra time gives us a buffer to make sure things are working properly.

If you need to cancel or reschedule your interview, you can do so directly through the existing calendar invite on your own. (We use a software called AcuityScheduling to make it super easy)

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2. Prepare for the Recording (Content and Technology-wise) 

a) We use Zoom for the recording. A Zoom link is available in the recording invite. Please be sure to test the link prior to recording. Zoom may require some plug-in to install first which take 1-2 minutes.

b) Before the recording, it’s best to plug an ethernet cable (if you have it) into your computer. Otherwise, please test your connection to make sure it’s working well ahead of our interview. 

d) We require an external microphone and wearing a headphone to improve recording quality. Please do not use those that come with your smartphones as the wires tend to rub against shirts and hair to create static noise we can’t remove in post-production.

We would like to use videos as well for our YouTube channel. However, let us know if you otherwise and we’ll skip the video publishing. Either way, feel free to turn on the video camera, it’s easier to chat when we can see each other.

e) Do you need to prepare for your questions? Yes please! I’ll likely give you a sense or a few topics to think about first. Check out some common questions and get to know our listeners a bit more.

f) Assets We Need From You

  • A preferred headshot (good quality, 72dpi or up)
  • A short bio
  • Any eBooks, links and resources you mention on the show

When the episode is released, your episode will be featured on the topic’s landing page

In addition, we encourage you to listen to a few episodes to get a feel for it.  Keep in mind – We tend to jump around and be spontaneous during the recording. Since it’s not a live show – just sit back, relax and be yourself.  🙂

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3. Podcast goes live – Let’s Promote Your Story Together

After we complete our recording, the audio file is immediately queued for production. It normally takes between 2-4 weeks (yes, it’s a labor of love) depending on the content we have in our backlog. We will let you know as soon as the podcast is live. You will receive an email directly from us with ALL the podcast details, including the blog post, audio player, embed code for the web, show notes and favorite quotes. 

Your episode will be automatically promoted to all of Feisworld Podcast channels on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn.

It’s optional, but we highly recommend that you follow us @feisworld on social media prior to recording, so you can be notified and tagged for your episode when it comes out. See social links below. 

We also encourage you to:

  • Share your episode with your friends, family and audience (i.e. social media, email lists) you’ve built over the years (if you don’t feel comfortable doing that, you can always ask a friend, a sibling, a spouse. Trust us, it’s OK to share and there’s no shame in letting people know what you’ve been up to). 
  • Share more than once – we noticed the power of sharing the episode more than once which can help significant increase the number of downloads and reach new listeners.
  • Interact with listeners, followers and people who comment on your episode
  • Embed the audio player on your website – Yes, you are free to use any or all the content we record together. No need to ask us
  • Consider getting a transcript – Our favorite transcription tool is Sonix.ai. Why get a transcript? An average American English speaker engaged in a friendly conversation speaks at a rate of approximately 110–150 words per minute (wpm) or 6,600 words per hour! Yes, that’s easily worth 10 blog posts, and content you can repurpose easily elsewhere.

Do you have other ideas to promote your story, our podcast? Please share them with me.