RED 112: How To Better Connect With Your Audience

Listen to the Episode Below (00:28:18)


Rik Roberts is professional comic who specializes in helping people just like you be more entertaining and successful on stage. A fundamental of this is knowing how to best connect with your audience.

Whether you have a podcast, a blog, or both, what he says is going to help you!

If you want to connect with your audience in a big way, listen up…

What You’ll Learn:

  • This will make you come off a little weird…
  • Why Rik doesn’t try to connect with certain audiences
  • The type of person people don’t want to listen to (on stage, on a podcast, or via a blog or book)
  • How to deal with hecklers
  • Why being “older” is an advantage when connecting with people
  • The way to handle an emergency during a live performance
  • Crowd control lessons from Paul Stanley of KISS
  • The most important element of a comedy show (or any speaking gig)
  • A simple trick to better connect with podcast listeners
  • What does your audience want from you? Here’s one way to find out…
  • How to know who is listening to your podcast
  • Why “define your avatar” is BS (sort of)
  • The hardest way to podcast (and how to do it right)
  • Everybody behind a mic (or in front of a crowd) has to watch out for this problem
  • How to build trust with a live audience
  • When the “rules” hurt you…
  • What to do when you show up at an open mic comedy night and you’re not a comic
  • This will kill an interview!
  • How to keep your podcast (or live speech) moving forward
  • The “two-question” podcast format
  • Why podcasters (and speakers) should focus on writing
  • “Less is more” in this situation…

Links To Things We Talk About:

Here’s A Way To Connect With People…

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