In today’s episode, Interview Connections Founder Jessica Rhodes reveals how she moved from political activist and community organizer to entrepreneur and podcasting wiz. During our conversation, Jessica explains why nothing is possible without the right guidance, shows us how to use uncomfortable feelings to launch a new enterprise, and reveals the best thing anyone can do to grow an audience and improve client retention.
Where to find feedback and personal support
How to get started in a new field
Starting a business around consumer needs instead of personal ones
The importance of getting things in writing
The best ways to approach and manage partnerships
Jessica Rhodes is the founder and CEO of InterviewConnections.com, the premier Guest Booking agency for podcasters and guest experts, and she is the acclaimed author of Interview Connections:#RockThePodcast From Both Sides of the Mic!
Jessica is the host of Interview Connections TV, where each week she helps her viewers rock the podcast from both sides of the mic. She hosts/co-hosts three podcasts: Rhodes to Success, The Podcast Producers and The Parenting Rhodes. The Podcast Producers was selected by Apple as a “How to Podcast” show in iTunes and has also been included in the syllabus for a course about podcasting and audio journalism at Western University in Ontario, Canada. Jessica has been a speaker at Podcast Movement, Podfest.us and Dream Business Academy. She lives in Rhode Island with her husband and two kids.