Important Guidelines for Submitting Episodes to BIR

  • Business Innovators Radio Episodes must be created and owned by you
  • No Pitching Authority Marketing Services
  • No Infomercials to Sell Products or Services
  • Keep Language Clean

Episode Headline

  • 140 Characters Maximum
    Note: Blog Talk Radio, YouTube, and iHeartRadio will only show 100 characters.
  • Guest Name – What They Do – Main Topic
    Example: John Smith – Houston Mortgage Specialist on First Time Homebuyer Loans


  • Select up to TWO best categories for your episode.
  • The episode will be classified within these categories on
  • The category information may or may not be used by the sites on which the episode is syndicated.

Show Summary

  • The summary is a brief description of who your guest is and the topic discussed.
  • Should be 100 to 200 words and include a “To learn more,” section at the end.
  • Do not copy and paste straight from Word or from a website. Copy text into Notepad, then copy and paste into your episode submission form to ensure there are no extra spaces between lines or extra characters.
  • YouTube will cut off the text in the show summary after about 4000 characters, so keep your summaries brief

Links in Show Summary

  • Hyperlinked text will not syndicate as linked text to other sites
  • Links to be displayed as clickable on other platforms should be entered using http:// or https://
  • Not all platforms will display links as clickable

Featured Image

  • MUST be SQUARE and AT LEAST 400×400. Photo only. No logos or text in the image.
  • Images should be square or they may appear distorted or cut off.
  • MUST be a .jpg file.
  • Before uploading, name the Image file as ExpertName.jpg (for example: John-Smith.jpg).
  • The show image will also be used on Spreaker and YouTube.

Ready to Publish MP3

  • All audio files MUST be .mp3 files
  • 100mb Maximum file size
  • Admins do NOT listen to entire interview prior to publishing.
  • Admins will listen to the first 10-20 seconds of the interview to ensure there is not dead air or pre-interview conversation at the beginning of the interview.

Sponsored Images/Links

  • Sponsored image size should be 728×90
  • Sponsored image files must be .jpg
  • Sponsored links must begin with http:// or https://
  • Do not include a “/” at the end of the Sponsored link URL