Better Podcasting #206 – Ways We’ve Planned For Difficult Podcasting Circumstances

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In this episode we discuss some of the ways that we’ve prepared to push through our podcast through challenging circumstances. We discuss the ways we accomplished our podcast, some key take-aways, and some things we would do differently if we were to do it today.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about how podcasting is finally being scanned for copyrighted music.

Finally, we have a short Better Podback section showing some of the extra fun we have in our Discord server.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/206/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Ways We’ve Planned For Difficult Podcasting Circumstances

  • What we did
  • Key Take-Aways
  • What we would do differently today

Better Podcasting Download: Pex scans podcasts for music

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Please Welcome The Sci-Fi Sundae Podcast To The Network

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It’s with my pleasure to welcome to the network, the Sci-Fi Sundae Podcast v2.0 the GonnaGeek Podcast Network.

Sci-Fi Sundae is an irreverent look into the latest in pop-culture. From Comic Con to the movies and the comics that inspire both, we will break down the latest developments in the pop-culture landscape! So join us as we get entirely too serious about topics that were once too geeky to be mainstream!

As you look through the Sci-Fi Sundae Podcasts, do some of the names seem familiar? Well it should. The Sci-Fi Sundae Podcast is an off-shoot of current GonnaGeek Network member, The IntelleXual Podcast.

It’s a pleasure to continue our expansion, and we are further grateful to have another existing member add another podcast to the network.

WELCOME TO THE NETWORK.


GonnaGeek.com Show #308 – Gonna Get Confused On HBO App Naming

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This week we discuss the HBO Max details (and get totally confused on the service naming), how there’s a brand new ultra light drone from DJI, and the James Webb Telescope gets closer to being ready. There’s also 40 Million Android users who installed a malicious app.

Finally, in Chris Taps That App, he saved humanity through a game called Seedship.

This Week’s Hosts: Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, November 4, 2019 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/308/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Rode Procaster
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Better Podcasting #205 – Making Your Show Better v. Easier v. Growing Your Audience

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This week on the show we discuss the differences between making your show better, making your show easier to produce and growing your audience. These are three areas you can invest in, and we discuss how they are all uniquely different.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we discuss a recent mic comparison by former guest of the show, Bandrew from Podcastage.

Finally, we round up the feedback in this week’s Better Podback.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/205/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Making Your Show Better vs Making Your Show Easier To Produce vs Growing Your Audience

  • How they’re different
  • How they’re unique
  • How you may want to choose your focus

Better Podcasting Download: Podcastage Mic Shootout

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GonnaGeek.com Show #307 – Gonna Do Another Show Without Stephen

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This week in the show Chris Ferrell & Stargate Pioneer hold down the fort as Stephen is away. They discuss a Tesla solar roof update, Stratolaunch being sold and a way to trick any Android phone to do RCS messaging. Plus there’s news about a weird iPhone 5 update issue.

This Week’s Hosts: Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, October 28, 2019 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/306/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #204 – The Definition Of A Podcast Doesn’t Matter

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In this week’s show we discuss why the definition of a podcast doesn’t matter for hobby podcasters AND how you can embrace this concept to help you grow your show, all while enjoying it more.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we chat about a new IAB certified hosting provider.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback we gather some thoughts about the Zoom L-8, as well as some people’s thoughts about Podchaser.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/204/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Why The Definition of a Podcast Doesn’t Matter

  • Background to the debate
  • Ways it can help you grow your show
  • Ways it can help you connect with more people
  • How listeners don’t care

Better Podcasting Download: Spreaker now uses IAB certified stats

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GonnaGeek.com Show #306 – Gonna Talk The Google Sleep-note

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In this episode we discuss there being an alleged release schedule for The Mandalorian (and we discuss the impact on the Disney+ launch), the ikea smart blinds now being released (and Chris blows Stephen’s mind with some information about the Canadian release), and we say farewell to a Cosmonaut. We also discuss a Nord VPN security breach AND there is a 3 hour Disney+ sizzle reel.

Finally, we discuss the Google keynote and highlight some of our favorite announcements.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew and Chris Ferrell. This episode was recorded on Monday, October 21, 2019 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/306/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Rode Procaster
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SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320


Better Podcasting #203 – Perfect Podcasting

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In this episode we discuss what it means to podcast to perfection. We’ll discuss some of the benefits, some of the challenges and some situations where you may want to consider podcasting with perfection in mind.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we give our initial thoughts on the Zoom L-8.

Finally, in the Better Podback we discuss the challenges of loudness standards.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/203/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Wouldn’t it be great if…

  • Benefits to podcasting with perfection in mind…
  • Difficulties to podcasting with perfection in mind…
  • Situations where you may want to podcast with perfection in mind.

Better Podcasting Download: Zoom L-8 Announcement

Better Podback: 

  • LUFS

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Better Podcasting #202 – Wouldn’t It Be Great If…

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Do you have podcast ambitions? You should. Today we take some “Wouldn’t it be great if…” podcast ambition statements and discuss some considerations to help you work toward these, then we talk about some of the reality factors to do with these concepts.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we talk about some recent podcast news to do with Libsyn.

Finally, we take listener feedback, including a listener question about buying a domain name internationally.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/202/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Wouldn’t it be great if…

  • Wouldn’t it be great if by podcast got 100 listens per episode?
  • Wouldn’t it be great if my podcast was featured on Apple Podcasts?
  • Wouldn’t It Be Great If My Podcast had person X for An Interview?
  • Wouldn’t It Be Great If My Podcast Won A Podcast Award?
  • Wouldn’t It Be Great If My Podcast Got On TV?
  • Wouldn’t It Be Great If My Podcast Made Money?
  • Wouldn’t It Be Great if I’d get free stuff to talk about on my podcast?
  • Wouldn’t It Be Great If My Podcast Got 100 Reviews On Apple Podcasts?

Better Podcasting Download: Deezer podcast submission

Better Podback: 

  • Buying a domain internationally

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GonnaGeek.com Show #305 – Gonna Review Hubitat Elevation

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GFQ Network’s Sunkast joins us this week to talk about a bunch of new Alexa devices, how there are some Roku TV Popup ads happening, and Microsoft has made a foldable Android. Plus, Stephen reviews the Hubitat Elevation smart home hub.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew and Chris Ferrell. This episode was recorded on Monday, October 7, 2019 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/305/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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