For some podcasters, the minute they turn on the mic for the first time, they are ready to get paid to podcast. They’re in it to win it, they want to podcast for a living, and they’re willing to do what it takes to make this a full time business as well as the best time they have all week.
Others are more hesitant. They know that podcasting can be expensive, and they’d really just like to find a way to have their hobby funded. Or maybe they want to start monetizing a growing and healthy crowd of listeners, but they’re afraid the audience will walk once they turn their podcast into an infomercial.
Regardless of which one you are, you’ve seen the potential income that some podcasters make from sponsorships and advertising and want to know if that avenue is for you.
Let’s take a look at your show and your online setup in the following lessons and see if you’re prepared and have what you need to welcome sponsors and advertisers into your life.