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How Gillian Tietz Got Her Podcast In The Top 1%

March 7, 2022

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Do you have a message you want to share with the world? For Gillian, podcasting became her medium in sharing what she learned about alcohol and how embracing sobriety freed her.

Gillian Tietz is the host and creator of the Sober Powered Podcast. In 2019, she decided to get sober because alcohol caused a complete destruction on her mental health. Gillian decided to learn everything there is about alcohol’s influence on the brain and how it can cause addiction. 

In this episode, Gillian shares with us how she overcame alcohol addiction and how she found purpose in sharing her journey, what she learned, and how she can help. She also shares with us her podcasting journey, from zero knowledge to being in the top 1% of Listen Notes. There’s more! Gillian will also be sharing some proven tips and strategies that you can use to grow and monetize your podcast.

In this episode:

[01:34] Gillian talks about doing solo podcast episodes and her work as a biochemist.

[02:53] Feeling shame and hating herself for how she drank.

[03:31] Learning about alcohol and the root cause of her drinking freed her. 

[04:55] After 8 months of being sober, Gillian knew she had to share what she learned, through a podcast.

[05:41] Learning the ropes of podcasting.

[07:55] Changing her logo made a huge positive change in her podcast.

[11:56] Guesting on other podcasts can be a great strategy for growing your own podcast but it can also help in building your confidence in public speaking..

[14:16] Being on the top 1% of Listen Notes helped Gillian grow. 

[15:21] Gillian’s tip for pitching.

[22:04] How she brought her podcast to Youtube.

[24:05] Monetizing your podcast through ads.

[25:28] The best way to reach out to a potential sponsor is through email.

[27:09] Other ways to monetize your podcast.

About Gillian Tietz

Gillian Tietz is the host and creator of the Sober Powered Podcast. In 2019, she decided to get sober because alcohol caused a complete destruction on her mental health. Gillian decided to learn everything there is about alcohol’s influence on the brain and how it can cause addiction. Now, she teaches what she has learned about why it’s so hard to stop drinking, why alcohol makes people miserable, and how to embrace sobriety.

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