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Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer announce their new podcast: Better Podcasting. It is a podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Better Podcasting will be coming to you in October 2015. In the meantime you can check out www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer announce their new podcast: Better Podcasting. It is a podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Better Podcasting will be coming to you in October 2015. In the meantime you can check out www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.
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Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer announce their new podcast: Better Podcasting. It is a podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Better Podcasting will be coming to you in October 2015. In the meantime you can check out www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.

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Episodes

Better Podcasting #143 - Personal Health Affects Your Podcast

8/12/2018
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We kick off this week's episode with a How I Saved My Podcast story that is a follow up to last week's episode about one listener who had to break up with their co-host. In this week's featured segment, we discuss PERSONAL HEALTH (and how it affects your podcast). In the Better Podcasting Download we chat about an update with Simplecast and a shakeup with the podcast side of things in Audible. Finally, we take listener feedback, including one piece of feedback on a KILLER podcast and a...

Duration:00:47:20

Better Podcasting #142 - Podcasting from a Hotel Room

8/6/2018
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In this week's episode we share our first hand experiences podcasting from a hotel room and how we solved challenges that we encountered. We'll discuss everything between the connection and cancellation. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we question an article that questions if Google has a podcast strategy. In this week's Better Podback we answer the question of whether or not you need a co-host in order to podcast. Finally, we'll explain (for the audio listeners) why we...

Duration:01:01:28

Better Podcasting #141 - Contacting Tech Support (Corrected)

7/30/2018
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As a podcaster there are times when things go well with your tech, but there are also times that everything goes really wrong. This week we discuss situations where you may need to ask for help, when you may want to wait to ask, and how you can make the support experience easier for yourself AND for the person helping you. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss a reddit post written by an avid listener on what they expect to hear when they listen to podcasts. Finally,...

Duration:00:54:45

Better Podcasting #140 - What Is Podcast Success?

7/22/2018
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In this week's episode we ask the question "What is Podcast Success?" No really, we actually asked it - and today we have a bunch of people answering what that question means to them. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about a recently released update to Skype, what it means to you as a podcaster, when you'll be forced to switch to Skype 8, and we provide our first thoughts on Skype NDI. Finally, we give updates on various podcast products/services that we spoke about...

Duration:01:13:00

Better Podcasting #139 - ID3 Tag Breakdown

7/15/2018
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This week we get technical as we break down ID3 tags line by line, and discuss how they apply to podcasters. We also share the results of a few samples that we did on how various podcasts use ID3 tags. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we revisit SecondLine Themes' Bolden WordPress theme after a recent experience Stephen had with them (hint: it was totally awesome). In this week's Better Podback we discuss what happened around your world of podcasting this week including those...

Duration:00:55:07

Better Podcasting #138 - Video Podcasts: Reloaded

7/8/2018
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By listener request, we're talking about video podcasts again. A lot has changed since we last spoke (episode 14, 15, 16, 17) which is why this week we're giving an overview of the information we think is most relevant to podcasters wanting to start doing video. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss a Google Podcasts issue Stephen encountered, a weird RSS thing that happened with Castbox and how Anchor changed their terms of service. Finally, in this week's Better...

Duration:01:09:18

Better Podcasting #137 - Podcast Players... And What They Mean to Podcasters

7/1/2018
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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...

Duration:01:02:09

Better Podcasting #136 - Acceptable Podcast Audio Standards in 2018

6/25/2018
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We kick off this week's episode asking how someone can save their podcast if their WordPress installation was hacked. In this week's featured topic, we discuss ways to make your audio "listenable" in 2018 audio standards. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about how Google Podcasts dropped their app, and what Stephen's experience was with it so far. Finally, we take listener feedback, including reviewing the results of the Better Podcasting Poll we posted about...

Duration:00:50:06

Better Podcasting #135 - Podcast Innovations

6/18/2018
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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...

Duration:00:55:30

Better Podcasting #134 - Podcasting Without A Computer

6/10/2018
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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...

Duration:00:54:16

Better Podcasting #133 - Keeping Track of Your Podcast History

6/3/2018
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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...

Duration:00:59:54

Better Podcasting #132 - What Is Your Podcast Mission?

5/27/2018
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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...

Duration:00:50:36

Better Podcasting #131 - Making Time For Other Activities

5/20/2018
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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...

Duration:00:44:37

Better Podcasting #130 - Your Topic's Inspiration

5/14/2018
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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...

Duration:00:48:13

Better Podcasting #129 - Podcast Decisions

5/6/2018
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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...

Duration:00:50:39

Better Podcasting #128 - Podcasting In Less Than Ideal Conditions

4/29/2018
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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...

Duration:01:05:01

Better Podcasting #127 - When To Quit Your Podcast

4/23/2018
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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...

Duration:00:47:51

Better Podcasting #126 - Practice Makes Perfect

4/15/2018
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In today's episode we talk about how the phrase "Practice Makes Perfect" applies to your podcast. We'll discuss why it's important to practice, WHERE you can practice, and places you definitely shouldn't practice. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we'll help you get in touch with your inner Canadian as we talk about the Infinite Dial Canada Research conducted by Edison. In Better Podback, we take listener/viewer feedback, including answering the question - "Who Is Johnny...

Duration:00:52:21

Better Podcasting #125 - Technical Components That Leave An Impression

4/8/2018
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We've talked about technical components, and we've also talked about how you can leave an impression with your audience, well today we talk about technical components that leave an impression. We'll run down a variety of technical details that you may not realize can send a message to your listener. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, SP educates himself on reddit by having people tell him why they chose to use a condenser. We'll review and assess what everyone had to say. In...

Duration:00:55:27

Better Podcasting #124 - What Type of Host Are You?

4/2/2018
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This week we ask the question - what type of podcast host are you? We'll discuss different type of podcast hosting styles, why it's important and what you can do to help develop untapped potential. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, Stephen gives his quick overview / first impressions of testing Pinecast and runs down the pros and cons that he experienced trying it out. Finally, Stephen gives a BIT of an update (AND A DEMONSTRATION) about the Zoom L-12 clip/click issue that...

Duration:00:43:26