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6 Podcast Guest Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Mistakes are a part of life. You can’t beat yourself up about them. Just try to do better the next time around for another podcast interview. After all, if you fear making mistakes, then you’ll never take any risks.

Albert Einstein once said, “Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried anything new.”

And, if you’re new to interviewing on a podcast, it’s easy to slip up. It can’t hurt to read up on how to prepare for a podcast interview as best you can if you’re just starting out or if you’re hoping to finetune how you currently interview.

Here are some mistakes that podcast guests make and what to do to avoid them.

6 Tips to Properly Prepare for a Podcast Interview

If you’ve never appeared as a guest for a podcast interview, when you first sign up, you might not understand exactly what to do. Scratch that. You might be in over your head (or just feel that way in the moment.)

The instructions may mention recommended equipment you need to use or a link in an email you’ll need to click on to connect you with the podcaster, etc.

Before you send an urgent mass email or panicky social media announcement to all of your friends asking for help, stop and try these tips first. They can get you quickly up to speed on what to do and how to make your podcast appearance a success.

Here are some pointers to keep in mind if you’re new to podcast interview appearances.

How to Join a Zoom Meeting for a Podcast Interview

This post may include affiliate links. See my disclosure policy here. Zoom conferencing is all the rage. Whether you’ve secured an interview for yourself or you hired someone to land placements for you as a podcast guest, congrats! While it’s exciting to outline some talking points and pull up a professional-looking headshot in order to