1 hr 7 min

Hala Taha: How to Start, Grow, and Monetize a Podcast | Social Proof Young and Profiting with Hala Taha

    • Entrepreneurship

Even in her lower-performing months, Hala Taha consistently ranks as a top Apple podcast. How does she do it? In this episode of the Social Proof podcast, Hala talks to David Shands about her top tips for starting, growing, and monetizing a podcast. She also explains the marketing strategy that helped her grow Young and Profiting into the massively successful podcast it is today.

David Shands is an author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and business coach. In a few short years, his “Sleep is 4 Suckers” concept has evolved from selling t-shirts out of the back seat of his car to selling his message on apparel across the globe. He is now the host of the successful entrepreneurial podcast, The Social Proof Podcast. He is especially focused on helping entrepreneurs launch their own podcasts.

In this episode, Hala and David will discuss:
- How Hala consistently ranks as a top podcast
- Hala's game-changing DM strategy
- Where should you advertise your podcast?
- How to approach potential podcast sponsors
- The most effective podcast marketing strategy
- How Hala started her career in the entertainment industry
- Should you start a podcast? 
- YAP Media Network’s scrappy business model 
- What it takes to be a top podcaster
- And other topics… 

David Shands is an author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and business coach. David worked in various customer-oriented industries by day while building his own apparel business by night. In a few short years, his “Sleep is 4 Suckers” concept has evolved from selling t-shirts out of the back seat of his car to selling his message on apparel across the globe. He is now the host of the successful entrepreneurial podcast, The Social Proof Podcast. He is especially focused on helping entrepreneurs launch their own podcasts.

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Resources Mentioned:
David’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidshands/
David’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/sleepis4suckers
David’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sleepis4suckers/
David’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dreamsarebuiltovernight/
David’s Podcast (The Social Proof Podcast): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/social-proof-podcast/id1374373035
David’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DavidNeverSleeps

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More About Young and Profiting
Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com  
Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships
Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap
Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting

Follow Hala Taha
LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/
Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/
TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala
Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala

Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/

Even in her lower-performing months, Hala Taha consistently ranks as a top Apple podcast. How does she do it? In this episode of the Social Proof podcast, Hala talks to David Shands about her top tips for starting, growing, and monetizing a podcast. She also explains the marketing strategy that helped her grow Young and Profiting into the massively successful podcast it is today.

David Shands is an author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and business coach. In a few short years, his “Sleep is 4 Suckers” concept has evolved from selling t-shirts out of the back seat of his car to selling his message on apparel across the globe. He is now the host of the successful entrepreneurial podcast, The Social Proof Podcast. He is especially focused on helping entrepreneurs launch their own podcasts.

In this episode, Hala and David will discuss:
- How Hala consistently ranks as a top podcast
- Hala's game-changing DM strategy
- Where should you advertise your podcast?
- How to approach potential podcast sponsors
- The most effective podcast marketing strategy
- How Hala started her career in the entertainment industry
- Should you start a podcast? 
- YAP Media Network’s scrappy business model 
- What it takes to be a top podcaster
- And other topics… 

David Shands is an author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and business coach. David worked in various customer-oriented industries by day while building his own apparel business by night. In a few short years, his “Sleep is 4 Suckers” concept has evolved from selling t-shirts out of the back seat of his car to selling his message on apparel across the globe. He is now the host of the successful entrepreneurial podcast, The Social Proof Podcast. He is especially focused on helping entrepreneurs launch their own podcasts.

LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass, Have Job Security For Life:
Use code ‘podcast’ for 30% off at yapmedia.io/course.

Resources Mentioned:
David’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidshands/
David’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/sleepis4suckers
David’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sleepis4suckers/
David’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dreamsarebuiltovernight/
David’s Podcast (The Social Proof Podcast): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/social-proof-podcast/id1374373035
David’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DavidNeverSleeps

Sponsored By: 
Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at youngandprofiting.co/shopify
HelloFresh - Go to HelloFresh.com/profitingfree and use code profitingfree for FREE breakfast for life
Nom Nom - Go to youngandprofiting.co/trynomnom for 50% off your two-week trial 
Coda.io - Head over to coda.io/profiting to try Coda for free
Indeed - Get a $75 job credit at indeed.com/profiting

More About Young and Profiting
Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com  
Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships
Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap
Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting

Follow Hala Taha
LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/
Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/
TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala
Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala

Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/

1 hr 7 min