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 […]
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.
How to Convert WAV files to MP3 using iTunes. iTunes Changed the Steps to Convert WAV to MP3. You can no longer right-click > Convert. Now you need to use the file menu: File > Create New Version > Create MP3 Version
One common message mentioned above all others during Podcast Movement Dallas was that we are suffering from a mimicry epidemic. At least we aren’t turning podcasting into an automated process. Or are we? Read further. You’ll begin to understand later in this article. Dozens of “inspiring interviews with entrepreneurs” podcasts have been released over the […]
I’ve been extremely busy lately. Not only am I juggling a full-time job, a local Podcast MeetUp Group, and my own weekly podcast, but I’m facilitating the biggest April Fools Day podcast joke of the year. Call me crazy, but spent days pulling off the biggest RSS heist of any single podcaster. On April 1st, 2014, […]
Many podcasters like to include the current year as part of their copyright information on their website and in their podcast RSS feed. Here is an example of where you would see the Copyright field in Apple Podcasts: If you submitted a libsyn RSS feed to iTunes, Stitcher, and other places then you can update […]
Do you follow a specific workflow once you’ve finished recording an episode of your podcast? I have developed a step-by-step process to refer to when putting all the audio together. It can get a bit lengthy but this is my recommended editing checklist for podcasters. Note: Before recording your podcast you may want to read the […]