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 #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


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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Better Podcasting #074 – Better Notes Make Better Shows

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We’ve talked before about how it’s important to prepare for a show, but what does it take to make a good set of show notes for you to work off of? During this episode we discuss different styles of Show Notes, the pros and cons that come with them and tips for making them fit your show.

During the Better Podcasting Download we’ll share with you the way iTunes Podcasts Connect has been a pain in the butt for Stephen.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback we’ll discuss the latest happenings in YOUR podcasting world.

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, April 7, 2017 – Show usually streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #073 – Mathew Passy Interview

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This week we’re please to have an interview with Mathew Passy of podtopod. We’ll discuss Mathew’s experience and history in both broadcasting and podcasting. We’ll also discuss the New DMR/Texas A&M ‘Download On Podcasting’ advice for podcast newcomers and Stephen will also tell you about how his experience with some In-Ear Monitors. Finally, Stephen and SP are redoing their Rode Procaster test – find out why.

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, March 31, 2017 – Show usually streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #072 – Places to Discuss Podcasting / Our Announcement

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This week we have a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT for a project that has been on our minds for a very long time – one that we hope will help the entire podcast community. BUT BEFORE WE GET THERE, today we’re going to discuss some places where you can discuss podcasting and the pros/cons that comes with them. We’ll also tell you about some changes that have been made with Google Search and how it affects your podcast and website. Finally, we’ll also follow up about one specific listener’s podcast promotion we previous discussed.

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, March 24, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #071 – Building a Podcast Checklist

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During this week’s show Stephen and SP discuss how to build a podcast checklist for your show. Whether you’re doing one show or many, building a custom list is sure to help you keep organized.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, the topic is the 2017 Edison consumer research and what it means to you as a hobby podcaster.

Finally, in the Better Podback, listener of the show, Scott Smith, tells you about his experience using Facebook Live as a promotion tool.

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, March 17, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #070 – Podcast Consumer Evolution

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We’ve often spoken about how it’s important to keep in touch with the latest in podcasting, but it’s also important to keep up with how people are consuming podcasts. This episode we run down a variety of changes that both directly and indirectly podcast consumers. First though, we have to get to a HOW I SAVED MY PODCAST story involving a domain fiasco.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we’re please to say that we’ve finally answered a problem we previously discussed about Skype video.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback we’ll discuss how your life has changed in the podcast world over the last 5 years.

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, March 10, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #069 – Podcast Recording Services

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It’s a very full episode today as we run down a WHOLE BUNCH of different services and software options available for recording your podcast (bonus, we even have some for video shows too).

During this week’s Better Podcasting Download we’ll discuss the SiriusXM Podcast service and what you need to know as a hobby podcaster. We’ve also got information that you want to know about before purchasing your next Audio-Technica ATR2100.

Finally, in Better Podback, we’ll take a listener question about our self-hosting episode.

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 Saturday, March 4, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

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Better Podcasting #068 – Conducting Research: Emily Prokop Interview

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Special guest Emily Prokop of The Story Behind podcast joins us this week to discuss the topic of conducting research. Among Emily’s endless amount of advice for researching topics for your podcast, she’ll also share what it was like to end a podcast as well as converting to a solo short-form podcast.

During the Better Podcasting Download, we’ll give you the latest information about SoundCloud and what it might mean for you.

Finally, we’ll take your feedback to discuss what keeps you listening to a podcast.

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, February 24, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com


Better Podcasting #067 – Starting A Second Podcast

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While there may be a lot (and we do mean a lot) of similarities starting your second podcast as there were you first, there’s also a variety of additional considerations and best practices too. This episode Stephen & SP discuss how you can maximize the launch of your second podcast, including leveraging your existing fan base.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we discuss how it’s really easy to drive away your audience by using polarizing topics within your show.

Finally, in Better Podback we take your feedback in addition to providing an ATR2100 vs ATR1500 vs AT2005 Microphone Shootout.

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 Saturday, February 18, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com|

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