How to Sound Great As a Podcast Guest

Are you scheduled to come on a podcast as a guest? If you want to be invited back, or appear on any other podcast interviews for that matter, you need to have good audio.

Many authors make the mistake of using their laptop’s microphone and speakers. This will undermine your quality and scare away popular podcasts that expect good audio.

The key to sounding great on a podcast is to have some kind of microphone and over-the-ear headphones.

  • The microphone makes you sound professional and credible.
  • The headphones prevent echoes and ensure that you can hear the host clearly.

A good audio setup not only makes you sound great, it gives you credibility as a guest.

For podcast guests, I recomend:

Final Note: Most of these links are affiliate links. Also, Amazon tends to change prices from day to day, so your prices may vary.

4 Responses to How to Sound Great As a Podcast Guest

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    Rebekah Love Dorris November 17, 2018 at 7:43 am #

    This is so helpful. I have a full season of podcasts wrapped up, and I used my voice memo on my phone for the majority of it. That and Zoom. {insert chagrin emoji}

    I’ve taken a hiatus to catch up on life, but this gets me excited about the next season. Thanks for breaking it down so well! I’m saving this post for future reference.

    God bless! 🙂

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    Tisha Martin November 17, 2018 at 8:37 am #

    Thank you so much for sharing this, Thomas. I did my first guest appearance on a podcast a few months ago. So enjoyable, but this information would have been super helpful. However, now I have the tools early-on and will be prepared for the next one!

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    Catherine November 17, 2018 at 9:29 pm #

    This is invaluable information. Thank you!

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    Joyce K. Ellis November 19, 2018 at 10:32 am #

    Thank you for this extremely valuable and practical information!

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