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Podcasting and Communities | Rom Raviv of Spreading Success

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Rom Raviv SuccessQuest Podcast Community Spreading Success Podblade

This week we talk to top 100 podcaster, Rom Raviv. We talk about entrepreneurship, college, podcasting, podblade, and more. Enjoy the show!

  • Welcome to 2020!

Rom’s Story

  • Rom is 19 years old.
  • He’s currently a sophomore in college studying digital marketing
  • He has a top 100 podcast called Spreading Success
  • He noticed people like Gary Vee that were creating content.
  • His dad was an entrepreneur, but his interest in Entrepreneurship came organically watching and listening to content.
  • He has now started a company around podcasting

Creating Content

  • START as early as possible.
  • The earlier you start, the better off you’ll be.
  • Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there.


  • Rom was fortunate to get a full ride scholarship.
  • College is for some people, but not for everyone.
  • If you go to college, take advantage of clubs and networking.
  • There are so many entrepreneurial opportunities!
  • College is a cushion between high school and the real world.
  • It’s a great opportunity to explore and test things out without super high stakes.


  • Rom started his business journey with drop shipping.
  • He went to an event and one of the speakers at the event was Casey Adams.
  • Casey told the group that the #1 thing they should do is start a podcast.
  • Rom immediately ordered a microphone, and made a goal to start a top 100 podcast.
  • He made a list of the people he wanted on the podcast. Many of them have been on the show!
  • Think of a podcast as a free mentorship call.
  • It’s basically a FaceTime call with a microphone.
  • Be clear on your goals. For Rom, # of listeners isn’t as important as the relationships he is making.
  • Find something that brings VALUE and PASSION.
  • Rom has decided not to monetize his podcast.


  • Rom and his partner, Apple Crider, have started a professional podcast editing company. They will edit a show for $20/episode.
  • Rom got connected with Apple, and they started talking about podcasts.
  • Over time, Rom proved that he was serious about podcasting and improving.
  • Eventually, Apple offered his editor to Rom.
  • Now, they are running a full podcast editing company.

Facebook Communities

  • Podcasting Community by Podblade!
  • To grow the podblade customer base, Rom and Apple created a Facebook community for podcasters. It is a thriving place for
  • To create a vibrant group:
  • Don’t allow people to spam links! Instead create specific threads.
  • Send personal invites to get people into the group.
  • Create a safe space.
  • Create value.
  • Make the group fun!

Social Media Tips

  • Get in on newer social networks like TikTok
  • Create content specifically catered to different platforms. LinkedIn content should be different than Instagram content, which should be different than TikTok content…

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