Written by JJ Barnes
I interviewed motivational speaker and podcaster Jimmy Clare about his work, what inspires him, and his new podcast, CrazyFitnessGuy.
Tell me a bit about who you are.
Jimmy Clare is a motivational speaker, Autism advocate, author, and founder of crazyfitnessguy.com
How and why did you start podcasting?
I started my podcast at the beginning of the Pandemic because I wanted to get my name out there as a motivational speaker and to help spread my message that Autism is not the end of the world.
What is your current podcast called, and how did you come up with the name?
CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast. I just wanted to keep using my brand name to keep the consistency with who I am and what I was doing. PLus everyone, even including Google likes a consistent brand.
What platforms can we find CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast on?
You can listen to CrazyFitnessGuy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, Amazon Music, Castbox, Podcast Addict, Pocket Casts, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Radio Public, Breaker, Anchor, Podchaser, Podbean, Acast, Listen Notes, Deezer, Ipodder, PlayerFM, Plazoo, Spreaker, Podknife Soundcloud, YouTube, and Twitch.
What is CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast about?
CrazyFitnessGuy healthy living podcast is a monthly podcast that explores healthy living through Autistic eyes. This podcast is hosted by Jimmy Clare who is an Autism Advocate, motivational speaker, author, and founder of crazyfitnessguy.com We will cover similar topics to the ones on our website.
These topics include:
⭐Health and Wellness
Do you host CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast alone, or have guest hosts/partners?
I have guests on CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast because it makes it fun.
Do you edit CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast or have someone who does it for you?
I do my own editing.
Do you script CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast, or just chat as you go?
Its not scripted so I can keep it as authentic as possible.
How has CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast changed or developed since you began?
It used to be just a podcast but now I expanded to a live stream called The Weekly Motivation With CrazyFitnessGuy.
What are you biggest challenges with CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast?
Just getting listeners and subscribers.
What are your favourite podcasts to listen to?
Lewis Howes The School Of Greatness.
How and where do you promote CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast?
I promote my podcast on social media, email, my website, audiograms, and video formats.
Do you earn money CrazyFitnessGuy Healthy Living Podcast, or is it a hobby?
I earn some money while podcasting by using advertisements, affiliate marketing, merch from crazy swag shop, and CrazyFitnessGuy Premium podcast.
What’s something you never expected about podcasting? What have you learned that surprised you?
I never thought I would be able to get my name out there especially during a pandemic. I was super nervous about starting my career as a motivational speaker and Autism advocate. But now that I have been featured on 100+ podcasts, New York City Times Square, Australia TV, it seems like anything is possible. My mom has always said skys the limit and now I show up on the first page of Google for my name.
What is the first piece of advice you would give to anyone inspired to start podcasting?
If anyone wants to start podcasting make sure you set a realistic publishing schedule. I knew once I started a podcast I knew I was only going to be able to do it once or twice a month so I decided to publish only monthly with an occasional extra episode.
And, finally, are your proud of what you’re accomplishing with your podcast? Is it worth the effort?
I am totally proud of my accomplishments because at the begining of the Pandemic I was thinking to myself “well how am I going to spread my name and message now?” Few months later my podcast was launched its has been listened in 9+ countries, played over 2400 times and has over hundreds of subscribers.
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