Danny Peña is one of my favorite guests. We started his story on episode 506, got an update on episode 633 and now he has a ton of “Because of My Podcast” stories for episode 827.

Danny is an award-winning, 2015 Podcaster Hall of Fame inductee and one of the hosts of Gamertag Radio. He is also the Game Editorial Lead at G4.

Gamertag Radio (GTR) is an independent online gaming website dedicated to the gaming community that was founded in 2005, and intended to help to unite all gamers. Over the past few years, GTR has grown from a small website to one of the largest and most respected gaming information sites on the Internet. Every week GTR records and distributes new episodic content recapping the news of the past week, including discussions about what is happening in the online gaming community along with interviews and a weekly custom soundtrack highlighting up & coming Hip Hop artists.

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In This Episode You Will Hear

How Danny continues to take advantage of opportunities leads to more opportunities.

How Danny ended up on a billboard in Time's Square

How he got to interview Keanu Reeves

How his persistence lead to scoring a large guest (Reggie Fils-Aime).

His conversational interviews based on his curiosity lead to six news outlets promoting his interview.

Reggie insisted Danny interview him at a large event as part of the opening keynote.

Danny once had access to a new Microsoft product MONTHS before anyone else. Instead of enjoying the new item, he allowed one of his listeners to enjoy it and the video went viral.

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About the Author
Owner of the School of Podcasting. Also produces the "Ask the Podcast Coach." He is also the author of the book "More Podcast Money" and is a regular speaker at podcasting and media conventions.

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