Stephen Jondrew is a man of many talents much boredom. Stephen often fills his spare time co-hosting and producing several podcasts, maintaining/administrating a variety of websites and yet somehow he also keeps a full-time day job and even has a wife and son.

Stephen enjoys all things geeky including tech, comics, sci-fi, podcasting and a bunch of stuff in between.

OsX vs Windows? Windows... for now. Star Trek vs Star Wars? Star Trek, every time.

Podcasts: GonnaGeek.com Podcast and WTWD Radio Free Woodbury

SP as he is known to his close associates has dedicated his life to working within the system to bring geeky humor and science fiction points of view to the mindless minions in charge of providing the freedoms, security and infrastructure to our lives. Given the opportunity, SP would gladly slip through the Stargate to begin colonizing a new planet and living the Little House On The Prairie life or suit up to mine the solar system's asteroids for precious metals, gems and hidden signs of ancient advanced societies. SP has a lifelong fascination with geeky shows, advanced technologies, revolutionary science and apocalyptic tales.

Podcasts: GonnaGeek.com Podcast, Voices of Defiance and Legends of SHIELD

Better Podcasting #084 – How Long Should Your Podcast Run?

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This week we ask the question HOW LONG SHOULD YOUR PODCAST RUN and what are good indicators that it might be time to end that podcast of yours? We also discuss the recent changes to podcasting announced by Apple at WWDC and then we take your feedback in this week’s Better Podback!

ALSO – this week Stephen shows that he actually knows how to podcast away from his gear.

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #083 – Sustainability

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This show we’ll discuss some important variable on sustainability for your podcast! In the Better Podcasting Download it’s Canada’s turn to be in the Edison Research on Podcasting and FINALLY we’ll take your feedback on what’s been happening around the world of podcasting.

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Friday, June 9, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #082 – What I Wish I Would Have Known Before Podcasting

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This week’s episode is ALL ABOUT YOU as we take listener clips on what questions you had before you started podcasting AND what you discovered the answer was afterward. It’s a jam-packed episode of GREAT discussion.

Listeners:

Dyami Plotke at 9:27

Bandrew Scott at 13:20

Michelle Ealey at 21:30

Chris Ferrell at 25:08

DigitalSoup at 29:46

Jason Bryant at 37:12

Damian at 49:00

Sunkast at 54:15

MythTake at 57:46

Jeremy Dennis at 1:01:55

Emily Prokop at 1:05:15

Naki at 1:09:30

Mike Howard at 1:10:57

Pastor Joe at 1:18:50

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Friday, June 2, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #081 – Building a Community / Google RSS SEO

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We kick off this episode announcing a BRAND NEW CONTEST before we get to discussing how you can help build a community around your podcast.

In this week’s Better Podcasting download we’re going to re-open that previous hot topic of RSS feeds and Google SEO – with some new discovered information.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback we’ll take a voicemail from a listener who chimes in on some recent topics, as well as other messages from listeners.

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Friday, May 26, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

Audio Clip Credit:
– “The Feed: The Official Libsyn Podcast” – Episode 91 – “091 RSS SEO Myths, Podfest and Proclaim” Full episode available at thefeed.libsyn.com
– John Mueller during “English Google Webmaster Central office-hours hangout” on August 11, 2015. Full episode available at www.geeks.link/rssseo
– Golden Heil PR40 Bump – Emily Prokop of The Story Behind Podcast available at thestorybehindpodcast.com

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Better Podcasting #080 – Podcast Conventions Are Overrated For Hobbyists

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In this week’s show we conclude our arc on the real deal of podcasting, wrapping it all up with reasons why you may NOT want to go to that podcast convention that everyone is talking about. Before we get there though we take a voicemail from a listener with their opinion on numbering podcasts.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we’ll talk about a neat infograph that talks about the history of podcasts and finally we’ll review the feedback we received after soliciting your progress report throughout the week.

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Sunday, May 19, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #079 – You Don’t Have To Make Money Podcasting

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In this week’s show we continue our arc on the real deal of podcasting, this time tackling the subject of MONEY. Hint: We are telling you that YOU. DON’T. HAVE. TO. MAKE. MONEY. PODCASTING.

We’ll run down some considerations you might have if you’re about to start podcasting as a hobby and are thinking about money already.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we’re going to talk about a recent article that related the Orange Is The New Black piracy to podcast and finally we’ll take your feedback about podcasting including PODCAST SPEED.

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Sunday, May 12, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #078 – The Cruel Reality of Starting a Podcast

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It’s been a while since we’ve done a “back to basics” episode, and with a recent upward trend of seeing disappointment with relatively new podcasters, today we’re discussing the CRUEL REALITY of starting a podcast. We’re not doing this to discourage you from podcasting, but instead, we’re hoping that this will help you set your expectations at a realistic level and thus be more likely to continue.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we’re going to tear down some bridges as we discuss the Bridge Ratings report on podcasting. Finally, we’ll take your feedback about your podcast including what you think makes it successful.
Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Sunday, May 7, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #077 – Post Indiana Comic Con Debrief

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Fresh back from Indiana Comic-Con where he participated in a podcasting panel, Stargate Pioneer shares what worked for them, what didn’t work and what he’d change for next time.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we discuss how there’s a massive industry change that made change ALL OF YOUR VOICEWORK.

Finally, we’ll take listener feedback including one video viewer’s hilarious email about how Stargate Pioneer ruined his viewing experience.

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Sunday, April 21, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #076 – Preparing To Present At Events

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The stage is set, the eyes are on you – so how do you maximize the exposure to your podcast at an event? As we continue with the second of our three part series on Events, this show we’ll discuss ways you can put your best foot forward. We’ll also have some first hand advice from Hobby Podcaster Dyami Plotke about his experience with events.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we’ll discuss Edison Research’s information on The Podcast Consumer (and what it means for you).

Finally, we’ll take your feedback on your history with events.

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Sunday, April 21, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #075 – Event Coverage Considerations

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Convention/event season has begun and you might be considering attending one in your niche for your podcast. During this episode we’ll discuss what you may want to consider before attending and how to maximize the audio if you’re electing to go that route.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we’ll discuss a recent interview conducted by Blubrry with Blubrry CEO Todd Cochrane about Blubrry’s “Own Your Own Podcast Feed” Credo.

Finally, in Better Podback we’ll discuss your podcast even experiences as well as a couple of topics you may want to check out over on The Podcast Forum (ThePodcastForum.com).

Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places:

@BetterPod

http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting

http://betterpodcasting.com

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting!

Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Sunday, April 9, 2017 – Show usually streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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