In the Recorded Content podcast episode, “How to prepare podcast guests for an amazing conversation with Tristan Pelligrino,” host Tristan Pelligrino shares valuable insights on preparing podcast guests for an engaging conversation. He emphasizes the importance of planning the episode, setting expectations with guests, and building rapport.
Tristan discusses the three stages of guest preparation: developing a plan for the episode, setting expectations, and building rapport. He suggests organizing a prep call to explain the podcast’s mission, target audience, and general approach to the episodes, and why the guest is the best fit for the show.
However, not all guests may be available for a prep call. In such cases, Tristan advises hosts to “finish the homework” by drafting the outline and finalizing the interview approach independently.
The episode provides practical tips for podcast hosts, emphasizing the importance of a prep call and offering solutions when a guest is not available for one. It underscores the value of preparation in creating an engaging and meaningful podcast episode.