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Better Podcasting #137 – Podcast Players… And What They Mean to Podcasters

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In this week’s episode we talk about Podcast Players, why it’s important you keep your finger on the pulse with them, and what they mean for you as a podcaster. Better Podcasting correspondent Emily Prokop even provides some first hand insight into Google Podcasts.

Before we get to that though, we have a submission for HOW I SAVED MY PODCAST.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, Stephen provides his review of Magix Movie Studio 15.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback, it was an eventful week in #podcasting, and we even received a couple tweets in regard to some Better Podcasting sponsored merchandise.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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. Happy Podcasting

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – usually streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/137/

Main Topic: Podcast Players
Better Podcasting Download: Magix Movie Studio 15* Review
Other Topics:

  • How I Saved My Podcast: Forgot to hit record in Xsplit

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Heil PR-40

*Affiliate link for Magix Movie Studio

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Better Podcasting #135 – Podcast Innovations

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In this week’s episode we talk about a variety of ways that podcasting has evolved, and what these innovations mean for podcasters. We’ll talk about advancements in podcasting with hardware, software, services and a few that fall in between those categories.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we’ll go over a recently announced changed in Audioboom’s strategy. As well, it is looking like Google may actually be building a podcast app.

Finally, we take listener feedback in the Better Podback, including from one listener who had a way to power a Zoom H5 at a convention.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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. Happy Podcasting

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – usually streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/135/

Main Topic: Podcast Innovations
Better Podcasting Download: Audioboom strategy change. Possible Google Podcast App.
Other Topics:

Links Discussed

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

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Better Podcasting #134 – Podcasting Without A Computer

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In this week’s episode we analyze several different ways to podcast without using a traditional computer (desktop / laptop). From Android to iOS, hardware recorders to wifi SD cards, we’ll brainstorm a variety of methods to achieve this.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a change that Pinecast made this last week with their analytics and what Stephen’s experience was with it. We also had a slight update to last week’s Apple Podcasts news that was discussed.

Finally, we take listener feedback in the Better Podback, including from one listener who has a suggestion for a Zencastr alternative.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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. Happy Podcasting

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 – usually streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/134/

Main Topic: How to podcast without using a computer
Better Podcasting Download: Pinecast Analytics Change and Apple Podcasts 550,000 Active Podcasts.
Other Topics:

Links Discussed

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

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Better Podcasting #133 – Keeping Track of Your Podcast History

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Whether it’s your individual podcast’s history, or your personal podcasting history (ie. your podcast resume), this episode we talk about ways to keep track of your podcast history, and pros/cons of doing so.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about an update with Podiant, a couple recent updates from Apple Podcasts (and what it means for your RSS feed) and how podcasting has finally come to PLEX.

Finally, after this week’s Better Podback, Stephen talks about his latest unexpected podcast-related expense that came his way.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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. Happy Podcasting

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 – usually streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/133/

Main Topic: Keeping Track of Podcast History (Ways to do it, why you may want to, and why you may not want to).
Better Podcasting Download: Podiant removes tags, Apple Podcasts secure (SSL/https) RSS feed requirement and Podcasting comes to Plex.
Other Topics:

  • How I Could Have Saved My Podcast: Zencastr continued problems.
  • Stephen’s Unexpected Podcast Repair

Links Discussed

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

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Better Podcasting #132 – What Is Your Podcast Mission?

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In this week’s episode we start off by a How I Could Have Saved My Podcast story before we ask the question – WHAT IS YOUR PODCAST’S MISSION? In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we discuss a reddit article questioning the future business of podcasts. Finally, in the Better Podback, we’ve got an email with the origins of our very own Stargate Pioneer. Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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. Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – usually streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live.

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/132/

Main Topic: Your Podcast Mission and Why It’s Important
Better Podcasting Download: The future business of podcasts
Other Topics:

  • How I Could Have Saved My Podcast: Anomaly Netflix Originals You Should Be Watching
  • Feedback: The History of SP

Links Discussed

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

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Better Podcasting #131 – Making Time For Other Activities

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Whether it’s with the family or independently, there are many benefits to making time for activities outside of podcasting. In this episode we discuss these benefits, as well as what makes for a good activity outside of podcasting.  Before we get to that though, we have a HOW I SAVED MY PODCAST story from a listener. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we discuss two recent Pinecast updates, a change with Audioboom and we celebrate that the podcast patent troll case if finally over. Finally, in the Better Podback we have one listener who gives his solution to fix the Zencaster drifting / sync issue.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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. Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live.

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/131/

Main Topic: Why it’s ok to make time for activities outside of your podcast.
Better Podcasting Download: Pinecast statistics update, Pinecast import tool update and Podcast patent lawsuit is over, Audioboom financial updates.
Other Topics:

  • How I Saved My Podcast: Audio Editor Crashes
  • Feedback: Fixing Zencaster Audio Drift Issue

Links Discussed

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

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Better Podcasting #130 – Your Topic’s Inspiration

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All of your podcast comes back to one central thing – THE TOPIC – but the question is, how do you help decide on the topic for your episode? This week we run down a variety of ways you inspire yourself for your topic each episode. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we discuss a recent interview with 120 independent podcasters. Finally, we take listener feedback including one listener who doesn’t like Stephen’s microphone.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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. Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 – streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live.

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/130/

Main Topic: How to determine a topic for your podcast episode
Better Podcasting Download: Interview with 120 Independent podcasters
Other Topics:

  • Feedback: Electro-Voice RE320 doesn’t sound good on Stephen

Links Discussed

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

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Better Podcasting #129 – Podcast Decisions

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There are a lot of decisions that you need to make when podcasting, but do you need to do all of them right now? This episode Stephen and SP walk you through some ways to help you make decisions about your podcast by working through a few common ones.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, Stephen gives his review of SecondLine Theme’s Bolden WordPress theme.

Finally, we take your feedback about your podcasting world.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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. Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live.

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/129/

Main Topic: Prioritizing Decisions For Your Podcast
Better Podcasting Download: SecondLine Theme’s Bolden WordPress Podcast Network Theme* Review
Other Topics:

  • Feedback: How I could have saved my podcast
  • Feedback: Building Shownotes During Editing

Links Discussed

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

*Affiliate link for SecondLine Theme’s Bolden

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Better Podcasting #128 – Podcasting In Less Than Ideal Conditions

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In this week’s episode we discuss tips for podcasting in less than ideal conditions. Whether it’s recording, editing or publishing, if the situation isn’t ideal, we’ll talk about it. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we chat (and Stephen rants a bit) about the recent discussion surrounding the Google podcasting direction. Finally, after this week’s Better Podback, Stephen give his rundown/review of the Heil PR781.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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

This podcast was recorded on Friday, April 27, 2018 – streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live.

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/128/

Main Topic: How To Podcast In Poor Conditions / Less Than Ideal Conditions
Better Podcasting Download: Google’s Podcast Strategy / Google Search App Indexing
Other Topics:

  • Feedback: How to pronounce Hauppauge
  • Feedback: Can NDI be done over the internet?
  • Feedback: jpeg2RAW takes up needle point
  • Other: Stephen’s Heil PR781 Review

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Heil PR-781

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Better Podcasting #127 – When To Quit Your Podcast

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In this week’s episode we talk about the taboo topic of when it’s time to talk about your podcast. We’ll discuss signs that it might be time to quit your podcast, we’ll discuss why it’s important to recognize this and what you can do if it’s time to quit your podcast. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about the Skype for Creators and what it means to podcasters and video show producers. Finally, we’ll take your podcast related feedback in the Better Podback, including one listener’s voicemail to a FELLOW LISTENER – Johnny Pennington.

Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We’re a podcast that provides podcasting advice focused toward hobby podcasters. We focus on the ways that you can help make your podcast better while also keeping you informed about the latest podcast news and updates.

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

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live.

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at www.betterpodcasting.com/127/

Main Topic: Signs that it may be time to quit / stop your podcast
Better Podcasting Download: Skype for Creators, what it means for podcasters & what is NDI?
Other Topics:

  • Feedback: Johnny Pennington talks about his podcast endeavors
  • Feedback: A listener voicemail encouraging people to start podcasting

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Heil PR-781

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