I love Zoom.us, but not for podcasting. The audio is sub-par – and I have the data to prove it!
Ask any podcast editor how to increase your speed while editing and they will tell you “Get to know your keyboard shortcuts”. I’ve nearly mastered the shortcuts in Audacity, and have re-programmed a bunch of them to fit my needs. You see, it only makes sense to use keys located on the left side of […]
Podcast sponsorships must be more like partnerships. Otherwise, ads are simply wasting the listener’s time, the sponsors’ money, and can cost the podcaster too. This post may get me into a bunch of hot water, but the following has to be said: Sponsors who do not have direct ties with the podcast or host are […]
I’ve found the following three podcasts are extremely helpful for newbie and wannabe podcasters: Podcasting for Coaches Britany Felix hosts this short show that walks any wannabe podcaster through the steps to launching a podcast. While she caters her message to coaches, the information she shares is easy to understand and simple enough for anyone […]
I use it to quickly respond to commonly-asked questions that have the exact same answer, I use it to bring up Google spreadsheets where I track my progress with each client’s podcast, and I use it to enter the same text that is used every time I upload a client’s episode to libsyn.
MelodyLoops.com sells good quality royalty-free music, but it’s their LongoLoops tool that makes it extremely valuable. You can make a song last 5 minutes or 30 minutes in just a few clicks using their LongoLoops tool.
If you’ve ever recorded a Skype conversation then you’ve experienced Skype Jitters. A Skype Jitter is when the internet gets choppy and Skype hangs for a second – usually in the middle of a word. Watch *this video to see a quicker way to take care of the problem when editing: *This video is […]
Are you trying to get into iTunes’ New & Noteworthy podcast charts? Stop wasting your time. Only the Comedy and News & Politics categories contain New or Noteworthy podcasts as of this writing (March 2018). Here is proof: THE SHOWS ARE NOT NEW The following is a screenshot I shared in FB on January 6, […]
Using some of the same skills we learned in my “Zencastr Drift” lesson, we can create more energy in a podcast by moving and overlapping small parts of the conversation. Download the same Audacity Project I used in the video:
The reason you don’t want to use your website’s RSS feed for a podcast is simple: If the site goes down – so does your RSS feed. No access to your website means no new episodes get released and eventually Apple Podcasts will remove you from iTunes due to abandonment