Episode #384

Creating Your Own Podcast

With Jeff Sanders

So, you’re thinking about hosting a podcast, but you don’t know where to begin?

Jeff Sanders launched his show, The 5 AM Miracle, 8 years ago with no audience, minimal equipment, and the simple goal of expanding on the content he was already providing on his blog.

Fast-forward to today, and he has a wildly successful show that has catapulted his ability to network, market, and book gigs as a speaker and author.

How did he do it? He’s here to share! Jeff quickly realized that his show attracted the kind of people he wanted to work with.

During this episode, Jeff unpacks the power of podcasting and why it’s one of the best mediums to personally showcase your skills and talents. He walks us through the ins and outs, dos and don’ts, and creativity that make up the very best podcasts.


  • Why podcasting is personal
  • What keeps an audience coming back for more?
  • Putting a positive spin on your brand for your people
  • Have you missed the opportunity to launch a show?
  • What equipment do you need to start?
  • Why audio quality matters
  • Show notes, hosting sites, and a simple call to action
  • Jeff’s best strategy to grow your podcast today!
  • And much, much more!
About Jeff Sanders

Jeff Sanders is a keynote speaker, productivity coach, author of The 5 AM Miracle, The Free-Time Formula, and founder of The Rockin’ Productivity Academy. Jeff is also the host of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast, which has ranked #1 in Apple Podcasts in the Self-Improvement and Business categories, been nominated for 7 Podcast Awards, and exceeded 11 million downloads. He is a plant-based marathon runner and personal development junkie. Every week you can find Jeff writing and speaking at JeffSanders.com. Jeff has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Psychology. He and his wife, Tessa, live in Nashville, Tennessee with their 2 daughters, Maisie and Rosie.

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We’ll send you the exact three email scripts you can send to conference planners and event organizers that Grant Baldwin (our founder) used to book over $2M in speaking gigs. 

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