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Better Podcasting #168 – YouTube Podcast Projects

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Ever considered doing some YouTube projects associated with your podcast? This episode we discuss ways you can use YouTube to help your podcast, best practices if you’re going to, and share some cautionary tales from our experiences.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we chat about Apple Podcast Connect changing their terms of service, and we theorize why this is.

Finally, we take your feedback including someone’s HOW I SAVED MY PODCAST story.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/168/

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, February 13, 2019 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: YouTube Podcast Projects
Better Podcasting Download: Apple Podcasts Terms of Service Change to Exclude Third Party Services

Links Discussed


GonnaGeek.com Show #275 – Gonna Put SP’s Phone Through The Wringer

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This week in the news we discuss how there has been a bit of a timeline push back with some private sector NASA contract tests, how Apple has taken action against apps that use screen capture services, a recent report on how electric cars performed in the extreme cold weather. We also discuss a Microsoft Security Professional that warns you to STOP USING INTERNET EXPLORER.

Finally, SP tells the tale of the chaos that was his lost phone a couple weeks ago.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, February 11, 2019 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/275/. 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.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320

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GonnaGeek.com Show #274 – Ben Affleck Is Not Batman

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This episode we discuss Microsoft expanding the Xbox Live experience to other consoles, how Batfleck is officially over and there being a deal signed between Virgin Galactic and Under Armor. In the Extra Extra we discuss Google taking more shots at Apple, Amazon adding Apple TV support for the X-Ray feature and Blue Origin’s New Shepard acing the Rocket Landing.

Finally, Stephen gives an update about his latest smart home endeavor, which was inspired by his wife and includes a SmartThings Motion Sensor, an Amazon Echo Plus and an experiment with the Philips Hue Motion sensor.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, February 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/274/. 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.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Segment Items Discussed:

  • Samsung SmartThings Motion Sensor Current
  • Amazon Echo Plus
  • Phillips Hue Motion Sensor (not chosen)
  • Sylvania Lightify Smart+ Plugs

Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320

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Better Podcasting #166 – USB Microphones

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Lately we’ve seen a lot of discussion surrounding using USB microphones, and often we’ve seen people ask about how to record multiple people at the same time. In this episode we’ll be discussion challenges facing trying to use multiple USB microphones, tips if you’re going to try it, and some other advice surrounding USB microphone use.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we give an update on the Rodecaster Pro, and also reflect on someone else’s podcast life self-reflection. Finally, we give a glimpse in to our Discord server including one amazing deal Stephen managed to score.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/166/

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 30, 2019 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: USB Microphone Use
Better Podcasting Download: Rodecaster Pro Firmware Will Have Multi-Track / Self-Reflecting

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Audio-Technica BP40

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How to Multitrack Record Multiple USB Microphones Using ASIO4ALL and REAPER

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In this very brief tutorial, I walk through how you can use ASIO4ALL to multitrack record multiple USB microphones.

In order to do this you’ll need the following:

1) A Windows Computer
2) Multiple USB Microphones, ideally a different model for each participant
3) ASIO4ALL (http://www.asio4all.org/)
4) ASIO Capable Recording Software (such as Adobe Audition, Reaper, Cakewalk Sonar, etc)

The microphones used in this demo are (affiliate links):

– SamsonQ2U: https://amzn.to/2Giu3Ql
– Audio Technica ATR-2100: https://amzn.to/2WATPoA
– Audio Technica AT2005: https://amzn.to/2GlsaCA

*** NOTE (FULL DISCLOSURE): As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.


GonnaGeek.com Show #273 – Gonna Talk The Ember Mug

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In this show we discuss how Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp are going to merged together, how the progress made on Metroid Prime 4 has been pretty much scrapped, Black Panther wins at the SAG awards and how there’s a thing called ICE-ing. In Chris Taps That App he talks about the Ember mug.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, January 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/273/. 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.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320

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Better Podcasting #165 – Real Time Audience Engagement

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This week in the show we talk about real time audience engagement. Whether it’s while you’re recording, or in between your episodes, there are various ways to interact with your audience AND a variety of benefits that come with doing so. BUT before we get our featured segment, Stephen has one heck of a “How I Saved My Podcast” Story to share.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we discuss a Rodecaster firmware update AND iHeart Radio’s Podcast Awards.

Finally, we take your feedback in our Better Podback.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/165/

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 23, 2019 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Ways to engage real-time with your audience.
Better Podcasting Download: iHeart Radio Podcast Awards & Rodecaster Firmware Update

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Audio-Technica BP40

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GonnaGeek.com Show #272 – Gonna Say Bye To ChatWing

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This week in the show we discuss how Stratolaunch is scaling back it’s space operations, how WhatsApp is restricting forwarding in an attempt to prevent mass spreading of false news, a Tesla Model 3 Give Away, Apple bringing back the iPhone SE and China seeding the moon. Plus, in SP’s Space Symposium he educates us on the history of Alouette 1 – and the Canadian tie in.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, January 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/272/. 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.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

GonnaGeek  News Links:

Extra Extra News:

Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320

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Rodecaster Pro Unboxing

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This is a simple unboxing video of the Rodecaster Pro podcaster mixer/recording. This is not a functionality test and is just a straightforward unboxing video. Future videos to be posted.


Better Podcasting #162 Our Gear 2018 SP Edition

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In our final episode of 2018, we conclude up our 2-episode annual tradition of talking about our personal podcast studio gear upgrades from the past year – this time it’s the SP edition. From new microphone purchases, twitter audio tests, computer upgrades and a whole bunch in between, SP talks about his hits and misses in 2018.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we get touchy feely as we read a heart-warming reddit post.

Finally, we take listener feedback, including a series of responses about your goals for your 2019 podcast-related purchases.

A friendly reminder that we won’t have an episode released next week.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/162/

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, December 19, 2018 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: SP talks about his gear purchases over 2018
Better Podcasting Download: Heart-warming reddit post
Better Podback: 2019 Purchase Goals

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Audio-Technica BP40

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