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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 #151 - Podcast Specialty Episodes

10/14/2018
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This show we talk about podcast specialty episodes. We'll break down the dos, the don'ts and some general ideas for how you can do a specialty podcast episode. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about how there was a recent problem with the Apple Podcasts listings, as well as some recent changes with what is getting people kicked out of Apple Podcasts. Plus, we also say farewell to Google+. Finally, in this week's Better Podback, we ask Why Do You Podcast? If you want to...

Duration:01:00:41

Better Podcasting #150 - How To Start A New Podcast on Both Media Hosting & Self Hosting

10/8/2018
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It's another battle of podcast media hosting versus podcast self hosting in our 150th episode as we run down the workflow on how to start a podcast (from a technical perspective). SP talks about media hosting and Stephen talks about self-hosting. We break this down into four main sections: - Ground Work - Setting Up Your Podcast - Posting - Misc Information In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we review the new Spotify podcaster dashboard and what it means for people who are...

Duration:01:06:52

Better Podcasting #149 - Recording Quality Podcast Audio

10/1/2018
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This week we tackle a recent listener question about achieving a quality audio recording on your podcast. We build off of previous episodes to help you make sure your podcast recording is clean. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we answer the question of "How much effort is podcasting really?". Finally, we take listener feedback including some more comments about social media efforts. If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at...

Duration:01:03:12

Better Podcasting #148 - Podcast Promo Spots

9/24/2018
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This week we have fellow GonnaGeek Network Member (and professional podcaster/radio producer) Cody Gough to share his experience building a promo spot for your podcast. Cody brings a whole bunch of samples with him to help with the discussion. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we share our thoughts surrounding several articles that question if video is taking over the podcast space. Finally, we'll take listener feedback about where they focus their social media attention. If you...

Duration:01:15:18

Better Podcasting #147 - Selecting Headphones and In-Ear Monitors (IEMs)

9/17/2018
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For those who like our technical episodes, you're in luck! Due to listener request, this week we run down a whole bunch of things to pay attention to when shopping for Headphones or In-Ear Monitors (IEMs) and then share our knowledge and experience with some models about these. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about the debut of Periscope Audio and share our experience testing it this past week during the live recording of Official GonnaGeek.com Show. During the Better...

Duration:01:11:31

Better Podcasting #146 - 10 Years Of Podcasting

9/9/2018
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This week we shake our roles a bit as Stargate Pioneer interviews Stephen about his 10 years of podcasting. We discuss the changes he's seen, the highlights, lowlights and everything in between over his 10 years of podcasting. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss a recent discussion about what podcasts have podfaded including our thoughts on why these metrics may not want to be taken at face value. Finally, after this week's Better Podback, we'll say goodbye to a piece...

Duration:01:12:07

Better Podcasting #145 - Web Presence Basics

8/26/2018
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This week we kick off the show with another listener submission HOW I SAVED MY PODCAST STORY. In the featured segment we discuss what web presence basics you should have for a podcast starting out. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss how Apple may be cracking down on keyword spamming in podcast titles. During the Better Podback we run down a couple YouTube comments we received, including one about SP's pop filter. Finally, we discuss WHY WE WON'T HAVE A SHOW...

Duration:00:49:10

Better Podcasting #144 - Podcast Organization

8/20/2018
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This week in the show we chat about why organization with your podcast is important, and some ways that you can help keep yourself organized. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss the recent Apple Podcasts outage, and we also chat about a podcast that got many negative reviews. Finally, we take listener feedback in Better Podback. If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at...

Duration:01:00:32

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, we...

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 on...

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 who...

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 latest...

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 focus...

Duration:00:50:36