(Producer, WDW Radio)
Lou Mongello is a widely recognized Disney World author, expert, host and speaker. He is the host/producer of WDWRadio.com, (named Best Travel Podcast for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 with more than 1,000,000 downloads per month), author of the Disney World Trivia Books and the author/narrator of Audio Tours of Walt Disney World. He is the founder of the Dream Team Project, which sends children with life-threatening illnesses to Disney World. Lou also makes regular TV appearances and is a featured speaker who shares the magic of Disney and/or the power of social media.
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7 Ways to Find, Sign and Profit from Sponsors for your Brand
Commerce > Monetization
Education Level: Intermediate
One of the most profitable, yet difficult ways to monetize your podcast is through paid advertising. Learn practical lessons about how to find and negotiate with sponsors and what you can offer that seals the deal. Discover essential elements the best media kits have and how to tell your story to ad buyers. Lou Mongello left his career as a lawyer to podcast full time through sponsorships. Come hear his insider tips and learn from his early mistakes.
1. Find and attract just the rights sponsors for you and your audience
2. Create a media kit that attracts ad buyers
3. Understand how rates are set and how to package your show
4. Negotiate with potential sponsors and work with them once they sign
5. Avoid the pitfalls many new podcasters fall into