Slow talkers, guests who compose their answer before speaking, and what I call “Skype Lag” can leave long pauses between the conversation in a podcast. What’s a long pause? Well, I consider a long pause a gap between sentences that lasts longer than necessary – usually a second or more. Truncate Silence in Audacity […]
Many of my clients interview book authors and professionals who have never purchased a microphone. The result is an echo-chamber of sound that can get on your nerves after a while. A few members in my Podcast Editors’ Facebook Group were raving about how magical iZotope’s RX 6 was – so I had to give […]
Episode titles are VERY important for getting people to click PLAY on your podcast.
Don’t clutter your episode title with non-essential information. Here are my suggestions for getting the most out of your podcast episode titles.
I’ve reluctantly come to the conclusion that almost half of podcast download stats aren’t telling you the truth about your listeners. This video shows what to look out for and how to engage with your TRUE fans.
iZotope’s RX 6 Standard has a feature called Breath Control that will save me at least 5 minutes of editing per project, making my podcast editing business more profitable. Watch this 3-minute video to see what I mean.
The host and guest are in a heated discussion. The guest urgently needs to interrupt to speak his mind. However, by doing so he makes a mess of the recording by throwing off the host and needing to start his sentence twice. #messy This video is a simple example of how to clean up cross-talk.
The word “AND” can be used as a crutch word. It’s almost a replacement for “Um” or “uhhhhhh” – which is unnecessary and can become annoying over time. As a podcast editor, or even as we practice to become better speakers ourselves, try to remove the word “AND” when it serves no purpose. […]
A simple folder and file-naming structure for podcasting has helped me save countless hours by organizing files and helping with searches if I ever lose one.
Radio wouldn’t have us. Television won’t broadcast us. Most people will never know about us because we don’t have famous “connections” to promote us. None of that matters because of Podcasting… Technology has brought us into people’s cars, hands and homes. Podcasting allows anyone, anywhere to have a platform about anything. All you need is […]
Shhhh. I’m not supposed to talk about this quite yet, but I have the inside scoop on this year’s Podcast Pavilion at Podcast Movement 2017. LIVE RECORDING AT PM17 This year PM17 will offer attendees the opportunity to record their shows live. Why is this a big deal? ..because you don’t have to bring anything […]