Listeners to Leads

10 Things To Do Before You Start a Podcast

June 01, 2023 Alesia Galati Episode 102
Listeners to Leads
10 Things To Do Before You Start a Podcast
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So you’re starting a podcast. You pick a name, make your cover art, fire up Buzzsprout, and release your content into the world. It’s that easy, right? Well, not quite. There are TONS of things to consider before you start a podcast, and we want to make sure you plan your launch strategically and effectively. Today, we’ll talk about what we feel are 10 of the most important things to consider before getting started. This week, episode 102 of Listeners to Leads is about the 10 things to do before you start a podcast! 

In this episode of Listeners to Leads, I’m sharing the importance of being clear on your expertise and actionable steps you can take right now to plan a successful launch strategy! 

I also chat about the following: 

  • Determining whether or not a podcast is right for you.
  • The importance of doing your market research early and often.
  • Making sure that your podcast, if you’re a business owner, is tied to some form of revenue.
  • Allowing yourself enough time to launch - you probably need more than you think!

To get even more in-depth, check out the blog post here!

Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips on turning your podcast listeners into leads and to hear even more about the points outlined above. Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!

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Work with Galati Media! 


Episode 38 of Listeners to Leads: Is Launching a Podcast Right for You? 

Episode 22 of Listeners to Leads: The Importance of Market Research 

Episode 44 of Listeners to Leads: Creating and Keeping Podcast SMART Goals

Episode 36 of Listeners to Leads: How to Choose a Podcast Format

Episode 96 of Listeners to Leads: How to Design Eye-Catching Podcast Graphics with Lauren Felter

Listeners to Leads Episode 23: How to Create a Podcast Launch Plan

Podcast Content Resources

Learn more about the Podcast Marketing Workshop at

10 Things To Do Before You Start a Podcast
What actually goes into launching a podcast?
How to use your conversations as a starting ground for your content.
Do your market research.
How to determine the goals of your podcast.
How can you ensure you are using your content strategically?
How do you like to show up at the mic?
Choosing your hosting platform.
Create a marketing plan for your podcast launch and assemble your launch team.

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