By Mike Mahony
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Conducting a good podcast interview is a great skill for an entrepreneur to have. Not only will you learn to do a great podcast interview by mastering this skill, but you can also apply it to videos and blog posts as well. Take the time to hone your craft.
Let’s dive into why this is so important.
The Benefits of Interviews
Interviews are extremely beneficial. With a podcast interview, you can generate unique and interesting content for your audience. When you conduct a podcast interview, you don’t have to be the expert to deliver expert content.
Based upon your public association with the podcast interview subject, you increase your level of authority. This is a huge thing.
When you conduct a podcast interview, you build a relationship with the person you are interviewing and that can lead to further growth opportunities down the line for you and your business.
It is not easy to conduct an interview and it will require preparation. You want to do this preparation to ensure that your interviews are not wasting the time of your listeners.
Although most of the content is generated by the person you are interviewing, most of the responsibility to create an interview worth consuming still lies in your hands — and it’s not just about asking the right questions either.
It’s about genuine interest, flow, vibe, sincerity, concern, digging deeper, defining the unclear, attracting stories, avoiding awkwardness, and being conscious about all of that at the same time.
After conducting hundreds of interviews of my own on Yogi’s Podcast Network, and being interviewed on many podcasts and YouTube channels, I’ve learned a …read more