Rhodes to Success with Jessica Rhodes
About This Show
Rhodes to Success is a weekly business podcast hosted by Jessica Rhodes, founder of InterviewConnections.com, the premier source for booking outstanding podcast guests. Every week Jessica and her guests will teach you tips that will help you grow your business with podcasting, both as a host and a guest expert on other shows. Jessica also brings on experts in marketing, mergers and acquisitions, professional speaking, and more!
Most Recent Episode
Listener Supported Political Podcasting with Jen Briney
2 days ago
Jen Briney is a trailblazer in crowdfunding podcast journalism. During this episode, we talk about what actually goes into producing an episode of Congressional Dish, and discuss downloads, listener-based financial models, what it’s like to get bad reviews, and how you can grow a big audience by focusing on creating solid content. Main Questions Asked: When did you introduce the Listener Contribution Model? Talk about the behind the scenes production work on Congressional Dish. Do you mingle with the other podcasters in your category on iTunes, or just focus on your own thing? Key Lessons Learned: Congressional Dish Podcast The first episode released in Sept 2012. Congressional Dish involves reading and outlining a bill. It is entertaining, educational, and has opinion. The show has two episodes per month, and Jen does all her interviews in one week. The research alone takes a solid week. The show is high in the Government category on iTunes, but Jen doesn’t feel as though she is in the political clique. Jen will fire at certain people for job-related scandals but not personal scandals. The Funding Model The show is an advertising-free space and makes money from listener contribution. Show Notes & Outsourcing The show notes are the most valuable part of the show, as there are links to actual provisions. Jen hired an audio engineer to edit the show, which saves her a day of work. Download Stats
Rated 5 out of
Fabulous Show - Don't Miss It
Real engaging interviews that make you think - I don't miss an episode - thanks Jessica!
Date published: 2014-10-01