GonnaGeek.com Show #320 – Gonna Suffer By Watching Star Trek: The Motion Picture

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News points include: Netflix adds a feature to disable the auto-previews, Bioware overhauling Anthem, multiple Boeing Starliner glitches, Philips Hue Zigbee Exploit, Amazon still doing amazing in the smart speaker market, and Birds of Prey changes it’s name.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell, Stargate Pioneer and Subkar. This episode was recorded on Monday, February 10, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/320/. 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 #218 – Finding Motivation

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This week we talk about some of the ways that you can motivate yourself when you happen to be feeling a little unmotivated.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about an article that analyzed listening to podcasts on faster speeds.

In our Better Podback we talk about someone who needs a new apple podcast review notification plugin.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/218/.

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 https://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 Tuesday, February 4, 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Finding Motivation

  • Why podcasting can sometimes be demotivating
  • How you can identify what is making you unmotivated
  • Charting your podcast routine
  • Finding motivation for
    • Listener engagement
    • Statistics
    • Lack of passion for the general concept
  • Creating a more enjoyable environment
  • Using other podcasts to find motivation

Better Podcasting Download: Listening to podcasts at faster speeds

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GonnaGeek.com Show #319 – Gonna Give First Thoughts on the Echo Buds

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GFQ Network’s Subkar joins us this week. News points include: Another amazing use of the Xbox Adaptive controller, Amazon adding barcode scanning on the Echo Show 5 and 8, Voyager 2 having some technical troubles and there being medicine made by AI. In our Extra Extra we’ll chat about a guy who used a wagon of phones to trick Google Maps.

Finally, Chris has a review of the Amazon Echo Buds and how the Echo Buds compare to the TicPods.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell, Stargate Pioneer and Subkar. This episode was recorded on Monday, February 3, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/319/. 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 #217 – Creating Supplemental Content / An Announcement About Our Future

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In this episode we discuss the idea of creating supplemental content related to your podcast’s topic. We’ll discuss some ideas of things that you may want to create, some considerations before you create extra content, and some ways that you can use it to compliment the content within your podcast.

Instead of a Better Podcasting Download, this week we have a special announcement (begins at 17:20) to do with our show that affects both our posted show, and our live-recording schedule.

Finally, in our Better Podback section we hear from listeners, including one who wrote in because SP made them angry.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/217/.

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 https://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 Friday, January 31, 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Creating supplemental / additional content related to your podcast

  • Brainstorming additional content that you could create related to your podcast
  • Considering how this content affects the basic concept of your show
  • Can you tie the additional content in your the core content on your show
  • What impact will the supplementary content have on your podcast?
  • How will your schedule allow you to create this content?
  • What ground work do you need to do before you create this additional content?
  • Setting success factors / Evaluating the success of your new endeavors

Better Podcasting Download: Our special announcement (begins at 17:20)

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GonnaGeek.com Show #318 – Gonna Screw Up The Final Windows 7 Update

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News points this week include: Atari hotels, Nintendo Switch Pro maybe not being so great, Space-X having a “Picture Perfect” abort test, and Windows 7 completed screwing up the last Windows 7 update. Plus, Stephen gives a big update on his smart home.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, January 27, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/318/. 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 #216 – Multiple Distribution Destinations

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Recently there was a debate about whether Spotify or Apple was the leader in podcast distribution. This sparked a bit of a topic of conversation with us – what are some benefits, challenges, and considerations of distributing your podcast through multiple locations? This episode we discuss this.

In this week’s Better Podcasting we discuss a recent conversation between the heads of Podnews and Blubrry about podcast spying.

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

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/216/.

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 January 22, 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Distributing to multiple destinations

  • How this can help your show
  • Challenges that you may when distributing to multiple destinations
  • How it can affect your SEO
  • Should you allow your media host to submit on your behalf?
  • Considerations you may have

Better Podcasting Download: Podcast Stat Spying

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Google Play Podcasts

Podcast Spy Conversation

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Better Podcasting #215 – Making a critical change in your podcast setup

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Occasionally you may need to consider making a change to a key part of your podcast setup that could potentially lead to a disaster, today we discuss some ways you can handle some of these situations to help make the change go more smooth.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we have a reddit post from a user who has some tips for future podcasters.

Finally, we run a poll about how many episodes people keep in their RSS feed.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/215/.

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 January 15, 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Making a critical change in your podcast setup.

  • Basic tips
  • Advanced ideas
  • Increasing your odds of success
  • Preventing loss

Better Podcasting Download: Tips for future podcasters

Links Discussed

Reddit article: Tips for future podcasters

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GonnaGeek.com Show #317 – Gonna Surprise With New Gear

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News points this week include: Philips having a wearable tech lawsuit, Pokemon Go continuing to thrive, a plan to bring back samples from Mars, Apple having a decline in trade-in values, and SP rounds up a bunch of space news. Stephen also makes a surprise appearance this show and give first thoughts on a new piece of gear.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, January 16, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/317/. 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 #214 – How To Be Likable To Your Audience

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We kick off our 2020 by talking about a variety of ways that you can be likable to your audience. While there may not be a one-size-fits-all formula, we hope that this episode helps you consider some of the thing that could potentially help with your particular show.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a podcaster who had a breakout year, and what we can learn from their statistics.

Finally, we catch up with what podcasters did over their holiday season.

Find full episode information including links referenced in
this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/214/.

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 January 8, 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: How To Be Likable To Your Audience

Better Podcasting Download: Darknet Diaries Stats

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Darknet Diaries Stats

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GonnaGeek.com Show #316 – Gonna Talk Toilet Tech

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In our first episode of 2020, we talk about Baby Yoda having a name, there being a new Ring privacy control panel, more progress being made with the James Webb telescope, and there’s new bathroom tech! Plus SP reviews AI Dungeon 2.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, January 6, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/316/. 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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