Course summary

  • 16 in-depth video tutorials
  • 26 in-depth lessons
  • 29 video tutorials
  • text summary for every lesson
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Colin Gray

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Colin Gray

CEO of The Podcast Host

Colin is the founder of both The Podcast Host and Alitu.com and has been writing, podcasting & broadcasting about podcasting for over 10 years.

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Great Podcast Interviews

Learn how the Pros draw out the best interview, every time.

Interview shows are one of the most common formats around, but interviewing is a real skill, and it’s easy to create mediocre content as a result. Here, learn how to be a great interviewer, and get the best material from your guest.

In short, you'll learn:

  • Plan for Success

    Learn how to plan for an interview to prepare to get the best content.

  • Asking the Qs

    Learn how to run the interview and draw out the best content possible.

  • After the Interview

    How to produce the final episode, including reflection, editing & promotion.

Course outline

Lessons in this Course

Introduction
Video: How to Plan & Record Great Podcast Interviews (1:19)

How to Prepare for a Great Podcast Interview
Video: Preparing for an Interview (0:44)
Video: Who Should I Interview?
Video:
Preparing a Good Intro
Video: Opening With a Fun Question
Video:
Structuring Your Conversation
Video:
Asking for Stories
Video:
Advanced Warning for ‘Thinkers’
Video:
Summary – Preparing for a Great Podcast Interview

How to Deliver a Great Podcast Interview
Video: Delivering Great Podcast Interviews: Introduction
Video: Have Your Guest’s Info At-Hand
Video: Guide Your Guest
Video:
Listening to Answers
Video: Be Happy With Silence
Video: Types of Questions
Video: Delivering a Great Podcast Interview: Summary

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