If you’re a podcaster, then you should use a Podcast Guest Release Form. Instead of using a long podcast guest agreement or nothing at all, protect your content with this 1 page form.
Why Should You Use a Podcast Guest Release?
When a guest appears on your podcast, that content is intellectual property. This is a valuable asset that you can use in your business. You can use their voice and image in your marketing not just for the episode that they appear on but also for promotion of your podcast in the future.
But to do so, you must get the Guest’s permission first. Because if you do not have their explicit permission, they could restrict you from featuring their likeness and voice on your podcast. And while typically a guest agrees to appear on a podcast for self-promotion, they may have second thoughts after a show is taped if they feel they will be misrepresented, embarrassed or generally feel uncomfortable. They may want to edit or restrict certain content.
So to maintain control over the content that appears on your podcast and to obtain the right to market the show featuring guest appearances, use this form. This way both you and your guest are on the same page (literally) when it comes to the rights to the content that is created.
My template at Legal Goodness is easy to use. Simply fill in the blanks and you’re ready to go. You can use it again and again with each new guest.
It includes: no guest approvals of content, no compensation and gives you the podcaster, copyright ownership.
This Template contains:
✨Guest Appearance Consent
✨No Content Approval by Guest
✨No Guest Compensation
✨Release of Liability
✨Photo / Audio/Video Release
If you’re interested in protecting your IP, take a look at my Podcast Guest Release Form and start protecting your podcast content today.
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This blog posting is provided for general informational and educational purposes only and is not provided for specific, individual legal advice.