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From Community Organizer To Podcasting Expert With Jessica Rhodes
Episode 2626th March 2017 • Smashing the Plateau • Smashing the Plateau
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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.

Topics include:

  • 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, 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, and Dream Business Academy. She lives in Rhode Island with her husband and two kids.

Learn more about Jessica at, LinkedIn and Twitter.










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