“One of our hosts walked up to Monster and just started a conversation… It started with an interview and ended with seven years of partnerships”
Scott Ertz is the President at PLuGHiTz Corporation. He’s a tech journalist, software engineer, entrepreneur and host of many shows.
During the show, Scott explains how to monetize your podcast through affiliate programs and sponsorships with companies like Monster, Microsoft, and Amazon Associates. You’ll learn how partnerships and affiliates actually work and the best way to choose your sponsor. Listen to the end for the biggest contributor to have 10 years of podcasting success.
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PN8 Show Notes:
Podcastage – Gear Reviews & Tests
Scott’s Podcasting Gear:
My Podcasting Gear:
01:25 – PLuGHiTz Corp Podcast lineup
06:26 – Coolest tech products of all time
08:56 – Starting a podcast network
10:15 – Monetizing an affiliate sponsorship with Monster products
11:55 – How to start a partnership/ sponsorship
13:15 – Microsoft partnership/ sponsorship
13:39 – How do affiliate sponsorships and affiliates actually work?
15:36 – Accurate stats with Blubrry
16:16 – Hosting through Microsoft and Tech Podcast Network
16:37 – Product reviews
18:54 – Choosing partnerships and sponsorship
22:35 – Amazon Affiliates
24:43 – Covering events in the U.S.
28:26 – Working long hours
29:03 – CES show breakdown
29:45 – Live floor interview mic setup
31:09 – Audio Technica BPHS1
32:42 – Scotts Podcast mic
34:56 – How to have 10 years of podcasting success
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