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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 #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 focus...

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

Better Podcasting #123 - Knowing Your Audience

3/26/2018
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In this week's episode Stephen and SP discuss how you can get to know your audience, why it's important and what to do with this information when you do finally know. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we have a twofer as we talk about the Edison Research The Infinite Dial 2018 Survey Results and also a new podcast company called Saycaster. Finally, in this week's Better Podback we take your feedback including asking the question - who would you get to voice your intro in an ideal...

Duration:01:07:52

Better Podcasting #122 - Financial Tips

3/18/2018
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In this week's episode we go slightly off the beaten path as we talk about financial tips (and don't worry - it ties in to your hobby podcasting). NOTE: Stephen and SP are not financial experts or professionals. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about a couple of key changes to the Overcast app as they introduce Smart Resume. Finally, we take your feedback including the results of a poll on what Operating System you use for your podcast production. Before we get to...

Duration:01:00:03

Better Podcasting #121 - How To Guest on a Podcast

3/12/2018
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Ever wondered what you can do to present yourself best when guest hosting on another podcast? In this episode we go over some best practices and ways you can prepare to be a guest. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we go over the recently release IAB statistic report and what it means to you as a hobby podcaster. Finally, in the Better Podback, we take your feedback including a poll about where you prefer to listen to podcasts and another poll on how you would prefer to...

Duration:01:07:27

Better Podcasting #120 - Basic Podcast Component Considerations

3/5/2018
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It's time for your annual podcast tuneup as this week we discuss some of those basic podcast components that you take for granted each week and break down what makes them successful. We'll review things such as intros and outros, bumpers and stingers and even podcast structure itself. If you haven't thought about the value that these add to your show, now is the time. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss a recent article called "5 Rules For Podcasting...

Duration:01:00:36

Better Podcasting #119 - Including Your New Listener

2/26/2018
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In this week's episode, we'll look at an often overlooked part of your podcast audience base - the new listener. We'll discuss best practices to ensure you continue to appeal to the new listener to help you grow your podcast. In the Better Podcasting Download we talk about the end of a highly touted piece of podcast equipment. Finally, in the Better Podback we'll hear from one listener who comes to Stephen's defense about his Behringer MDX4600 failure. Not familiar with Better...

Duration:00:47:39

Better Podcasting #118 - Objectively Assessing Your Podcast

2/18/2018
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The negotiations have completed, the contracts have been signed and that means Stephen and SP are back. In this week's episode there's a bunch of catch-up to get after last week's Better Better Podcasting takeover including a voicemail from one listener about a piece of FAILING HARDWARE, the give away of the Audio-Technica AT2005 microphone AND the backstory on why "Better Better Podcasting" came to be. We'll also talk about ways you can objectively assess your podcast when receiving...

Duration:00:50:07

Better Podcasting #117 - Better Podcasting Changes and The Fine Details of Podcasting

2/11/2018
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This week big changes are happening with Better Podcasting. This episode's topics are all about the fine details of podcasting such as podcast art specs, ID3 tags and a whole bunch of other important considerations. In this week's Better Podcasting Download the crew talk about a recent email that came out from Apple reminding you of the branding changes. Finally, the hosts add their take on a question from the Stephen and SP Better Podcasting era in this week's Better Podback. Not...

Duration:00:54:40

Better Podcasting #116 - Non-Traditional Podcasting

2/4/2018
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Whether you're looking for a new creative outlet or you're looking to enhance your podcast's reach, in this week's episode we discuss a variety of Non-Traditional Podcasting projects that you might consider embarking on. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss a recent reddit article that one podcast posted with their experience of recording a podcast live in a public space. In the Better Podback, we take your feedback including one listener who has a follow-up to our...

Duration:00:58:02

Better Podcasting #115 - Podcast Promotion Ideas

1/28/2018
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By listener request, in this episode we discuss a variety of different ideas for promoting your podcast - primarily promotional items. We'll discuss considerations, how to best place your money and some general brainstorming ideas. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we answer a listener question about what our biggest purchase mistakes have been. Finally, we take listener feedback including one viewer who blind-tested Stephen's big-mic shootout. Do you have something to say...

Duration:01:04:29

Better Podcasting #114 - Podcast Time Saving Tips

1/23/2018
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In this week's show, we take some time to run down some a bunch of ways to that you can save time with your podcast. We've got some recommendations for every step of the podcast process! In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we talk about how one popular podcaster is suing Twitter. Finally, we take your podcast feedback, including a message from one podcaster who has fun a totally silent chair. Finally, SP has a question about if you've also been seeing a bit of quirk with Apple...

Duration:01:03:25

Better Podcasting #113 - Podcasting Through A Job Change

1/14/2018
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We kick off our first episode of 2018 by talking about something that is very relevant to us both personally - Podcasting through a job change. We'll share best practices for how you can balance your podcast as you go through such an eventful time in your personal life (plus share some personal stories). In this week's Better Podcasting Download we run down a few main topics that happened since we last recorded, including IAB Podcast Measurement Guidelines Version 2.0, Libsyn acquiring...

Duration:01:00:54

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