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Hot conversations for podcasters about podcasting. This is what podcasting advice should sound like. Mind of a Mentor brings together the best podcasters and audio industry experts in the world for 40 minutes of mentorship every week. Hosted by Marla Isackson, CEO and Founder of the Ossa Collective women's podcast network, new conversations drop every Wednesday.Send us an email at podcasts@ossacollective.com to suggest a guest ,topic, or ask a question.If you are a womxn podcaster looking to monetize and join our community of 1300+ podcasters, visit https://www.ossacollective.com/podcasters to learn more about what we offer.

Mind Of A Mentor Ossa Collective

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Hot conversations for podcasters about podcasting. This is what podcasting advice should sound like. Mind of a Mentor brings together the best podcasters and audio industry experts in the world for 40 minutes of mentorship every week. Hosted by Marla Isackson, CEO and Founder of the Ossa Collective women's podcast network, new conversations drop every Wednesday.Send us an email at podcasts@ossacollective.com to suggest a guest ,topic, or ask a question.If you are a womxn podcaster looking to monetize and join our community of 1300+ podcasters, visit https://www.ossacollective.com/podcasters to learn more about what we offer.

    What Advertisers are Looking for in Podcast Campaigns with Darien Southerland - CEO of BG Ad Group and Podcast Network

    What Advertisers are Looking for in Podcast Campaigns with Darien Southerland - CEO of BG Ad Group and Podcast Network

    Your podcast mentor this week is Darien Southerland. Darien is the CEO of BG Ad Group and Podcast Network. He is multi-media ad buying extraordinaire, taking the podcasting space by storm.


    In today's conversion - you’ll hear all about: 


    How Podcasting has Empowered Advertisers of all KindsTargeting Tactics Advertisers Are Using Why Podcasting Should lead the Advertising Media Mix

    Tune in as Darien brings us through his journey in advertising sales, and get into the mind of what advertisers are looking for when building advertising campaigns! 
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network.
    For more information about Ossa, visit: https://ossacollective.com/

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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ossaforpodcasters/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ossa-collective/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ossacollectivenetwork

    • 43 min
    Tapping into your Business Mindset as a Creator with Katie Krimitsos, Founder of Women's Meditation Network

    Tapping into your Business Mindset as a Creator with Katie Krimitsos, Founder of Women's Meditation Network

    Your podcast mentor this week is Katie Krimitsos. Katie is a mom, wife, adventurer, podcaster, and founder of Women’s Meditation Network. 
    Katie is committed to brightening the light of women around the world through her work under the Women’s Meditation Network - guided meditation podcasts and resources created for those who identify as women so they can use the tool of meditation to know themselves and consciously create lives they love.  She has 8 podcasts in her network - and on this week’s episode, we’ll learn how this came together for her. 


    In today's conversion - you’ll hear all about: 
    Being intentional about reaching your goals Tapping into your business mind as a creator How to attract advertisers to your podcast Tune in for Katie’s INCREDIBLE wisdom around creating scalable content! 
    Katie is hosting a Gratitude Giveaway for the month of November - enter to win a Gratitude Gift Basket of over $300 of the best wellness products - simply follow the steps below! 
    You can enter to win in just 3 easy steps: 
    Go subscribe and listen to any of our 8 podcasts! Just search for "Meditation for Women," choose any (or all) you like and subscribe!Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts - let me know what you loved about the episode!Screenshot your review and share it on Instagram or Facebook - tag @womensmeditationnetwork and boom!  You’re entered!  

    Winners will be announced in December!
    Connect with Katie Here:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womensmeditationnetwork/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katiekrimitsos/
    Podcasts: https://linktr.ee/womensmeditationnetwork 
    Website:  https://womensmeditationnetwork.com/


    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network.
    For more information about Ossa, visit: https://ossacollective.com/

    Follow Ossa on Socials-
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ossaforpodcasters/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ossa-collective/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ossacollectivenetwork

    • 49 min
    S03E10: with Arielle Nissenblatt, Founder of EarBuds Podcast Collective

    S03E10: with Arielle Nissenblatt, Founder of EarBuds Podcast Collective

    Your podcast mentor this week is Arielle Nissenblatt. Arielle is the founder of EarBuds Podcast Collective, and the Community Manager at SquadCast.
    She is a podcast marketing expert with a passion for empowering indie podcast creators. She also describes herself as a podcast industry futurist and believes in the power of audio to break down cultural barriers.
    In today’s conversation, you’ll hear about:
    🎧Tactical growth techniques for independent podcasts🎧The power of community in the podcast industry🎧Arielle’s predictions for the future of podcasting
    Tune in for the low down on the indie podcast market!
    Connect with Arielle here:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/arithisandthatLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arielle-nissenblatt-90348356/Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/feedback-with-earbuds/id1482593761Website: https://www.ariellenissenblatt.com/
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network. For more information about Ossa: https://ossacollective.com/
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network.
    For more information about Ossa, visit: https://ossacollective.com/

    Follow Ossa on Socials-
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ossaforpodcasters/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ossa-collective/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ossacollectivenetwork

    • 34 min
    S03E09: Empowering Podcast Creators with Laura Joyce Davis, host of Shelter In Place

    S03E09: Empowering Podcast Creators with Laura Joyce Davis, host of Shelter In Place

    Today’s podcast mentor is podcaster and Ossa member Laura Joyce Davis. Laura is the host and executive producer of the award-winning narrative podcast Shelter in Place, and one of Podcast Magazine’s Top Podcast Influencers of 2022.
    Laura, like Marla, focuses on empowering women and non-binary podcast creators with her endeavors. With the success of her podcast, and pulling from her twenty years of experience as a narrative writer, created a podcast training course for women and non-binary podcasters called Kasama Collective.
    In today’s discussion, Laura and Marla share their perspectives on:
    💜How education can amplify underrepresented voices
    💜Monetization opportunities she has tried as an independent creator
    💜What goes into creating an award-winning podcast
    and more!
    Connect with Laura here:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurajoycedavis/Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurajoycedavisInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/shelterinplacepodcast/
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network. For more information about Ossa: https://ossacollective.com/
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network.
    For more information about Ossa, visit: https://ossacollective.com/

    Follow Ossa on Socials-
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ossaforpodcasters/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ossa-collective/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ossacollectivenetwork

    • 51 min
    S03E08: Activating Valuable Listeners with Pat Cheung, Founder of PodInBox

    S03E08: Activating Valuable Listeners with Pat Cheung, Founder of PodInBox

    This week’s mentor on Mind of a Mentor is Pat Cheung, founder of PodInBox. Pat has created an easy way for podcasters to create deeper relationships with their listeners via voice submissions and donations with his technology.
    Pat has been a podcast consumer and fan for over 13 years. He is also a serial entrepreneur, Techstars 2016 alum, and co-founder of Silversheet, which was acquired in 2019.
    This conversation will help you learn:
    👯How to create more meaningful relationships with listeners
    👯New engagement tips and strategies
    👯Donation-based revenue for your podcast
    Connect with Pat here:Website: https://podcastgrowthhacks.com/ & https://www.podinbox.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patcheung/Twitter: https://twitter.com/patcheungInstagram: https://instagram.com/podinbox
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network. For more information about Ossa: https://ossacollective.com/
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network.
    For more information about Ossa, visit: https://ossacollective.com/

    Follow Ossa on Socials-
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ossaforpodcasters/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ossa-collective/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ossacollectivenetwork

    • 37 min
    S03E07: Powerful Podcast Ads with Matthew Leighton, Partnership Manager at Glassbox Media

    S03E07: Powerful Podcast Ads with Matthew Leighton, Partnership Manager at Glassbox Media

    Your podcast mentor this week is Matthew Leighton, Partnership Manager at Glassbox Media. Glassbox is a brand agency and creator platform that has worked with top brands like Capital One, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, and more.
    Matthew is a former founder of Retune Media, a podcasting company, back in 2019. After working with partners like Sip Suds & Smokes and BiggerPockets, he joined the Glassbox team to manage creator partnerships.
    Tune in if you’d like to learn about:
    💸The process of monetizing with ad spots
    💸Expectations and best practices from a brand perspective
    💸What to do if you want a brand to sponsor your show
    Connect with Matthew here:Website: https://glassboxmedia.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-leighton-6a7876b1/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mattncheeze/?hl=en
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network. For more information about Ossa: https://ossacollective.com/
    Mind of a Mentor is an Ossa original show hosted by Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa Collective women’s podcast network.
    For more information about Ossa, visit: https://ossacollective.com/

    Follow Ossa on Socials-
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ossaforpodcasters/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ossa-collective/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ossacollectivenetwork

    • 33 min

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