John Corcoran is a recovering attorney, an author, and was a former White House writer and speechwriter to the Governor of California. Throughout his career, John has worked in Hollywood, the heart of Silicon Valley, and has run his boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area catering to small business owners and entrepreneurs.
John has been the host of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast since 2012. He has interviewed hundreds of CEOs, founders, authors, and entrepreneurs, from Peter Diamandis and Adam Grant to Gary Vaynerchuk and Marie Forleo.
John is also the co-founder of Rise25 Media, a company that connects B2B businesses with their ideal clients, referral partners, and strategic partners and generates ROI through their done-for-you podcast service.
Dr. Jeremy Weisz is the Co-founder of Rise25. He has been involved in podcasting for 11 years and was a Senior Producer for one of the early business podcasts; he assisted in putting all of their systems in place and helped them add volume, feature, and edify various business leaders.
Dr. Weisz has also been running his podcast, Inspired Insider, since 2011. He has featured top entrepreneurs, founders, and CEOs of companies such as P90X, Atari, Einstein Bagels, Mattel, the Orlando Magic, and many more.
In addition to running Rise25, Dr. Weisz owns a nutritional supplement business and continues to run his own chiropractic and massage facility, Chiropractical Solutions & Massage.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Dr. Jeremy Weisz and John Corcoran talk about why every company should create thought leadership content
- What is the value of referral and strategic partner-focused material?
- Client-based content — and how it can serve both parties involved
- The goldmine of interviewing potential clients
- Why you should have a dialogue with insider authorities
In this episode…
If you have a podcast, chances are that you’re already creating thought leadership content. However, thought leadership isn’t the only type of material you should feature on your podcast. There are four other types of content you should be creating to get ROI from podcasting.
If you don’t already have a podcast and are wondering if it’s a good fit for your brand, the answer is yes! You not only stand to create thought leadership content through it, but you also get an avenue to form new — and strengthen existing — business relationships. A podcast will allow you to grow your business, your network, and your knowledge.
Learn more about the types of content to feature on your podcast in this episode of the Inspired Insider Podcast. The host, Dr. Jeremy Weisz, sits down with his Rise25 Co-founder, John Corcoran, to discuss the value of thought leadership, referral, and strategic partner-focused and client-based content. Plus, they share how to diversify and leverage your podcast. Stay tuned.
Resources Mentioned in this episode
- Ian Garlic on LinkedIn
- “Ian Garlic | From Limos to Homelessness & Back Again” on the Smart Business Revolution Podcast
- Steve Simonson on LinkedIn
- Guillaume Le Tual’s Ecommerce Wizards Podcast
- “[Sweet Process Series] How to Save Hundreds of Hours a Month Using Top Productivity Tools with Adi Klevit of Business Success Consulting Group”
- “[Top Giver Series] The Power of Video Storytelling to Transform Your Business with Ian Garlic of StoryCrews”
Sponsor for this episode
At Rise25, we’re committed to helping you connect with your Dream 100 referral partners, clients, and strategic partners through our done-for-you podcast solution.
We’re a professional podcast production agency that makes creating a podcast effortless. Since 2009, our proven system has helped thousands of B2B businesses to build strong relationships with referral partners, clients and audience without having to do the hard work.
When you use our proven system, all you need is an idea and a voice. We handle the strategy, production, and distribution – you just need to show up and talk.
The Rise25 podcasting solution is designed to help you build a profitable podcast. This requires a specific strategy, and we’ve got that down pat. We focus on making sure you have a direct path to ROI which is the most important component. Plus our podcast production company takes any of the heavy lifting of production and distribution off of your plate.
We make distribution easy
We’ll distribute each episode across more than 11 unique channels including iTunes, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. We’ll also create copy for each episode and promote your show across social media.
Cofounders Dr. Jeremy Weisz and John Corcoran credit podcasting as the best thing they have ever done for their businesses. Podcasting connected them with the founders/CEOs of P90x, Atari, Einstein Bagels, Mattel, Rx Bars, YPO, EO, Lending Tree, Freshdesk, and many more.
The relationships you form through podcasting run deep. Jeremy and John became business partners through podcasting. They have even gone on family vacations and attended weddings of guests who have been on the podcast.
Podcast production has a lot of moving parts and is a big commitment on our end; we only want to work with people who are committed to their business and cultivating amazing relationships.
Rise25 was co-founded by Dr. Jeremy Weisz and John Corcoran who have been podcasting and advising about podcasting since 2008.
Insider Stories from Top Leaders & Entrepreneurs…
John Corcoran 0:22
All right. Hey welcome everyone. John Corcoran here, I am the host of The Smart Business RevolutionPodcast. This is a live episode. I’m here with Dr. Jeremy Weisz of the Inspired Insider Podcast. Dr. Weisz, how you doing?
Jeremy Weisz 0:34
Thanks for having me.
John Corcoran 0:36
All right. Love the enthusiasm. Here we go. So I’m excited because you know, every week through my podcast to get to talk to smart CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs, from all kinds of organizations ranging from recently interviewed the original CEO and co-founder of Netflix, to YPO, EO Activation, Blizard, lending Tate tree Open Table, Jeremy, who are some of the different amazing guests that you’ve had on over the past few years.
Jeremy Weisz 1:05
Here, I mean, some of the amazing guests are probably companies people have never heard of, but um, some of the Notable Names, someone’s asking us recently, who are some of the interesting more household names, I guess I am the founder of Atari p90x Rx Bar. A lot of the companies that I admire and the people I admire Quest Nutrition, Big League Chew a situ that in Little League when I was younger, I still do, actually. So some of those companies have been amazing to hear from the founder and how they started.
John Corcoran 1:36
I mean, yeah, and the funny thing about that, and then we’ll get into the content here, what we’re going to be talking about in this episode in a second, but the funny thing about that is that, you know, I find sometimes the more famous people that you interview, it doesn’t really register, it doesn’t move the needle as much for them doesn’t sound as meaningful for them for someone who’s, who’s been in a lot of media before. And it’s a more deep meaningful experience on both ends for your guest and for yourself, when you have someone who hasn’t received a ton of exposure already, at least in my experience.
Jeremy Weisz 2:10
Yeah, they’ve been doing really amazing things, but just kind of flying under the radar and not really wanting or needing the media attention.