When people ask to meet to "pick my brain", they are looking to get some form of free advice.
"Let's hang out! I wanna hear how you got involved in radio and how you know how to do all this social media stuff."
This is completely flattering, but on my schedule, not a realistic thing.
You must understand that my current position as a radio personality requires me to get out, network, assist my current client base and also come up with ideas to increase my own engagement.
It's not that I don't want to give my knowledge out, but having me schedule a meeting, pick up and drive somewhere is a considerable time suck out of my day. This simply doesn't work with my current healthy lifestyle.
If you're serious about meeting up with me, it's important you are committed to meeting up and asking the right questions.
Whether I'm helping you with advice on product development, social media marketing, audio editing, video production or recommending you to some of my own connections, I have no problem helping you.
You just need to come with the right questions.
Often times I get scheduled out in the week and I understand that people are unable to make the meeting, but a meeting/cancelation is equally valuable to me as I adjust accordingly to what I have currently scheduled.
If you schedule with me, you are subject to additional inconvenience fees that are listed while scheduling a meeting.
So now that you get an idea of of where I'm coming from and you still want to meet up, let's put something together on the calendar.
Below are the types of meetings you can schedule with me and the price.
I look forward to answering your questions!
$50 per 15 minutes
If you are considering on working with me and would like to see if I can help you, I'll be more than happy to schedule a 15-minute phone consultation.
30 Minute Discovery Session - Phone Call
$150 per 1/2 hour
A miniature version of the "Coffee Meetup," this is a 30 min phone call to basically see how I can help you.
60 Minute - Casual Coffee Meetup (Or Skype)
$300 per hour
This is a perfect way to get to know me and ask as many questions as possible that will help you succeed in digital media creation.
At the end of the day, I work to pull the potential out of people and if this happens in a coffee meetup, then I've done my job.
Also, I can catch onto BS really quick and have run the gamut of every game and scheme in the radio and marketing industry. If you want an honest opinion, I won't mince words with what I think you could be doing with your content.
Podcasting & Digital Marketing Strategy
This is usually an in-depth meeting. It can go anywhere between 2-4 hours depending on the a meeting like this, it is a lot more in-depth.
It usually lasts 2 - 4 hours, depending on the scope and breadth of your idea or project.
I will sit down with you, discover your goals and lay out a step-by-step plan and the appropriate action steps to see you through the success of your project.
I place in front of you the products, services and people that you will need to succeed. You also have four, 30-minute calls with me that you can use at your discretion within a 30 day time period.
Shannon will share his 18 years of radio broadcasting knowledge and show you how strategies in radio relate directly to podcast creation and strategy!