Ever ask yourself: How can I start a podcast? How can I promote my existing podcast? Can I use free social media tools to increase reach and engagement for my podcast? Then you have come to the right spot.
My name is John Gilroy, the Managing Partner of the Oakmont Group. As I write this, there are an estimated 300,000 podcasts. Everyone seems to start a podcast and very few encounter success. I once saw a LinkedIn profile that said, “Like everyone else, I had a failed podcast.”
You can probably create and promote a successful corporate podcast on your own. I can help you reach your goals faster while not wasting time and money. After 25 years on the Washington DC NPR affiliate and 674 podcast episodes, I have discovered the process that works.
Let’s set up a 15 minute phone call so I can gain a better understanding of your situation.
Coming soon to a phone near you: “Inside Data Centers” the podcast from RagingWire
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are turning the satellite industry on its head. In November of 2017 Kratos asked John Gilroy to put together a podcast for the satellite industry to keep people up to date with trends in New Space. The name of the podcast is “Constellations.” Thousands of downloads later, some are saying the podcast is causing a cultural shift in the satellite business.
In order to give his students exposure outside the classroom, in the school year 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, John Gilroy developed a podcast called, “Students vs. Startups.” This gives graduate students the chance to go get away from books and go face-to-face with local startups.
John Gilroy’s Federal Tech Talk on Federal News Radio began in 2006; in October of 2018 it transitioned to Federal News Network – same signal, different name. John has conducted 572 one-hour interviews with everyone from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales to the father of the Internet, Vint Cerf.
One way to learn how use free social media to promote your podcast is to attend one of the eight workshops he offers every year. Choose from: Leveraging LinkedIn, Good Tweet & Bad Tweet, SEO for the CEO, and the popular Blog like a Big Dog.
In 2011 Georgetown University recognized John’s ability to increase revenue for companies by using social media. The dean asked him to teach digital marketing strategy in the graduate school. After two years he was given the Tropaia Award for outstanding faculty.
The Washington Post heard John Gilroy on the the popular NPR affiliate WAMU 88.5 FM. In order to connect to readers, they asked him to write a weekly column called “Ask The Computer Guy.” Within two years it was syndicated nationally; it ran every Sunday for ten years giving John a national platform.
He was on National Public Radio in Washington DC area for 25 years with a show called “The Computer Guys.” WAMU 88.5 FM is the largest NPR affiliate in the United States.
Sometimes, he swims the Chesapeake Bay.