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    Thanks for taking the time to fill out this form. I receive a lot of guest proposals and this will make it easier for me to handle them in a timely manner. You may also be interested in my sponsorship opportunities which are outlined below.

     

    My background is in audio production, and I firmly believe that podcast audio quality should match that heard on ABC & commercial radio. If you are not located in Sydney and can't come to my studio, we can record remotely. A good USB microphone is a factor I take into consideration when accepting guest requests. Poor audio quality is a turn-off factor for listeners. A good microphone will make you a more valuable guests for all media appearances.

     

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  • SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    Host-read Sponsorship

    Shares for Beginners

    $350

    per 5,000 impressions

    Dynamically ad inserted across entire back catalog. Geo-targeted & available as pre, mid or post roll.

    ASA Podcast Appearance

    Equity ASA

    $650

    per episode

    Featured on ASA podcast page, promoted via ASA and my media channels and mentioned in ASA CEO newsletter. (subject to approval by ASA)

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  • Shares for Beginners is a podcast that I launched in February 2019 and the name says it all. I was investing by myself for years and made many costly mistakes. I wanted to talk with experts to improve my investing and to take listeners along for the journey. I love busting jargon, exploring dark corners of finance and sharing the knowledge of highly intelligent investment professionals on how the world works. Following is some numbers about the audience.

  • 6,700

    Followers on Apple Podcasts

    5,174

    Followers on Spotify

    1,626

    Followers on Google Podcasts

    30,000

    Monthly Listens Shares for Beginners

    1,100

    Monthly listens to Equity ASA for Australian Shareholders' Association

    55%

    Listeners under 34 years of age

    1,200

    Members in Facebook group

    7.7

    Average ranking for term "shares for beginners" in Google Search

  • ALICE

    "I just wanted to let you know that your podcasts have been great, so inspiring and full of information. I have never invested but am very curious and each time I listen to your podcast it makes me very excited. Your guests that come on our very passionate knowledgeable guests!"

    ROB

    "Thanks for starting such a great and informative podcast. I'm telling all my friends and family about it! Keep the good tips and smooth tunes flowing."

    STEVE

    “Hi, I just wanted to say to keep up the good work, I enjoy the podcast, love how you stop the experts from talking their jargon and make them dumb it down”

    EMMA

    "I'm really enjoying the diverse guests and topics you're covering so far and I have binge listened to the pod a number of times! Keep up the great work, you're really taking out the fear people have in investing by breaking it down into digestible chunks. I love how you reel the guests back into explaining what they mean when they start to run off with their jargon haha"
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