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Better Podcasting #105 – Babies Aren’t Podcast Killers

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In this week’s show we’re going to tell you all about why babies are NOT podcast killers, and we’ve recruited some stories to support this. Thank you to DigitalSoup, Jay, Keir, Amos and Emily for contributing to this episode.  In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we tell you how SP is finally on Spotify AND how Blubrry bought CastFeedValidator.  Finally, we’ll take your feedback from around the #podcast 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.

We 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 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com.

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Better Podcasting #104 – Sharing Your Personal Story

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In this week’s show we discuss why you may want to share your personal story to your listeners (and reasons why you may not).  In the Better Podcasting Download we discuss some new information that supports why you shouldn’t use copyrighted content within your podcast.  In this week’s Better Podback we take your feedback including one listener’s follow-up on reducing signal noise.

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.

We 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 Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com.

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Better Podcasting #103 – Minimizing Noise in Your Audio Chain

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In this week’s episode we discuss ways to help reduce noise in your audio signal chain. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about how Podiant is officially changing their model. Plus this week Stephen has TWO personal podcast stories – one of which was his 15 minutes of fame.  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.

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

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Better Podcasting #102 – Effectively Asking and Answering Podcast Questions Part 2

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In this week’s episode we wrap up our two part arc on effectively asking and answering questions by discussing how real questions and answers could be tweaked.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about how Ringr has a new feature and we give our first thoughts on using Discord video.

In a special segment we discuss the question “Should I pay for podcasting advice?”

Finally, in our Better Podback we take your feedback including one listener who saw Stephen somewhere else last 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.

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

 

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Better Podcasting #101 – Effectively Asking and Answering Podcast Questions

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In this week’s episode we discuss some tips for effectively crafting a podcast question AND effectively answering one. In this week’s FULL Better Podcasting Download we discuss how audioBoom is going away from a free service, how Opinion is disappearing, how Cast (tryca.st) had a major outage and how Google bought a podcast app. Finally, we’ll take listener feedback on what has been happening around the pod-space this week.

Note that if you haven’t checked out an episode of Better Podcasting before, this one is a bit different than our usual flow.

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.

We 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 Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com.

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Better Podcasting BONUS EPISODE – International Podcasting Day Special

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In this BONUS EPISODE of Better Podcasting, we share the recording from our live-stream that we did for International Podcast Day (or as we like to call it here, International Podcasting Day).  Friend of the show Heather Welch (from Sunshine and PowerCuts podcast) joins us to get in on some International Podcast Day fun. We discuss a brief history of podcasting (data courtesy of Emily Prokop of The Story Behind podcast), the GonnaGeek Network AND we do a fun podcast-letter game. This is a bonus episode so check back for episode #101 where we return to our regular episode structure.

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.

We 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, September 30, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com.

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Better Podcasting #100 – Back to Basics for Episode 100

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In our 100th episode we go back to basics as we run down some of the key tips from our past 99 episodes to kick off the show. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we chat about a headset comparison that SP did recently, how Boss Jock Studio is no longer working the same with Dropbox and also how SoundCloud just changed some stats and what it means to you as a podcaster. Finally, we’ll take listener feedback on what has been happening around the pod-space this week. Note that if you haven’t checked out an episode of Better Podcasting before, this one is a bit different than our usual flow.

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.

We 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 Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com.

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Better Podcasting #099 – Stats Are Important When You Launch

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In this week’s show we discuss reasons why stats ARE important to pay attention to when you launch your podcast.  In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we discuss how one iOS app is being discussed within the podcast circles. Finally, we’ll take your feedback including an audio clip from a recent appearance by Stephen and SP on another 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.

We 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 Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com.

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Better Podcasting #098 – Ways To Cultivate Audience Engagement / Zoom L-12 First Impressions

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It’s a busy episode this week and we start it all with recurring contributor Emily Prokop doing a review of different Zoom H6 capsule microphones. In our main topic we talk about Ways To Cultivate Audience Engagement.  In this week’s Better Podcasting we give our take on the latest stats change by Libsyn, their communication process and what it means to you as a podcaster.

Finally, Stephen gives his first impressions after two episode of using the Zoom Livetrak L-12 digital mixer and recorder. 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.

We 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 Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com.

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Better Podcasting #097 – Live Streaming Update

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In this week’s episode we do an update about Live Streaming options. We’ll run down the changes (and other important notes) since our previous discussion way back in Episode 5. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we’ll answer a couple big listener questions about Podcast Communities and Co-Host problems (before even starting podcast). Finally, we’ll take your feedback about your week in 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.

We 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 Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com.

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