No. 107 Is Podcasting a Good Way to Reach My Target Audience?

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No. 107 Is Podcasting a Good Way to Reach My Target Audience?

In the words of Mugatu from Zoolander, podcasts are “so hot right now.” And it’s true.
But … is a podcast the right way for you to reach your target audience? In this week’s episode of The Showrunner, we give you three questions that will help you decide.

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