Show Description: The Out Entrepreneur | Bringing Our Whole Selves to Work | Conversations with Leading LGBTQ Bosses | By Rhodes Perry: Entrepreneur, LGBTQ Advocate, & Author
The Out Entrepreneur is a weekly Podcast where Rhodes Perry connects with today’s most authentic LGBTQ entrepreneurs. The show was created for you, the LGBTQ entrepreneur, business owner, or start-up founder. It was also designed to inspire more people to consider the entrepreneurial journey. During your daily commute workout, or leisure time, allow Rhodes Perry to share actionable advice, and introduce you to some of the 1.4 million LGBTQ entrepreneurs crushing it in business, all while bringing their whole selves to work. Each episode explores the journey of the successful out entrepreneur who reflects on the ups and downs of building their business, all in an effort to inspire you to take action, and unapologetically be your authentic self 100% of the time.
The audience of the Out Entrepreneur includes largely LGBTQ+ people and our allies. It attracts entrepreneurs, start-up founders, business owners, and those on their way to joining us. Advertisers interested in reaching progressive business owners and entrepreneurs looking to build, grow, and scale businesses are ideal. Guests on the show often identify functions of their business they delegate to external experts including: 1) social media, 2) finance/accounting; 3) copy writing; 4) SEO and content marketing; 5) identifying talent that aligns with their businesses' vision and values.
Benefits of Advertising on OE:
The Out Entrepreneur can help promote businesses who advertise on the show in several ways. As a trusted thought leader on being a purpose driven entrepreneur within (and beyond) LGBTQ communities, I will recommend your products and services to my listeners by reading your ad copy during an episode of the Out Entrepreneur. 10 second, 30 second, and 60 second advertising blocks are available. I will also test and understand your product or service to help my audience understand the benefits of how your business can help my listeners' businesses thrive. If you desire to directly reach a group of loyal consumers (LGBTQ ppl are 16x more likely to purchase from businesses they trust) with an impressive level of purchasing power (LGBTQ people have an annual purchasing power of $917 billion & LGBTQ businesses generate $1.7 trillion in revenue annually), then let's talk more about how the show can help you.
About the Host
Rhodes Perry, MPA, is an award winning social entrepreneur, passionate speaker, and a nationally recognized LGBTQ thought leader having worked at the White House, PFLAG National, and the City of New York. Media outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press, and The Huffington Post have featured his work as a LGBTQ diversity, equity, and inclusion expert. Rhodes believes in the power of bringing authenticity into the workplace, and he helps senior executives cultivate organizational cultures of belonging through his strategic management consulting firm, which he founded in 2015.
Rhodes also hosts a weekly podcast, The Out Entrepreneur, which has empowered over 20,000 LGBTQ and ally entrepreneurs to pursue their professional passions and build the businesses of their dreams. Rhodes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Gender Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master of Public Administration from New York University. He spends his free time bicycling world-wide and hanging out with his family in Portland, Oregon. More about Rhodes may be found at www.rhodesperry.com.
Weekly on Tue
Business, entrepreneurship, social responsibility, culture, travel, music, investing, real estate, theater, art.
United States, Australia, UK, France
Social Media Reach
Description of Reach
Libsyn serves as The Out Entrepreneur's media host and pushes out content to most major podcast platforms including iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Spotify, Amazon Alexa, and more. With every ad spot ordered, advertisers will be promoted on air and on our social media channels for no charge. This includes having presence on Twitter (1,000 followers), the OE FB community (500 LGBTQ entrepreneur), LinkedIn (4,100 followers), Google+, and YouTube, and mentioned in our monthly newsletter (3,000 subscribers).