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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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Colorado Springs, CO

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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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English


Episodes

Better Podcasting #206 - Ways We've Planned For Difficult Podcasting Circumstances

11/10/2019
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In this episode we discuss some of the ways that we've prepared to push through our podcast through challenging circumstances. We discuss the ways we accomplished our podcast, some key take-aways, and some things we would do differently if we were to do it today. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about how podcasting is finally being scanned for copyrighted music. Finally, we have a short Better Podback section showing some of the extra fun we have in our Discord...

Duration:00:59:14

Better Podcasting #205 - Making Your Show Better v. Easier v. Growing Your Audience

11/4/2019
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This week on the show we discuss the differences between making your show better, making your show easier to produce and growing your audience. These are three areas you can invest in, and we discuss how they are all uniquely different. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss a recent mic comparison by former guest of the show, Bandrew from Podcastage. Finally, we round up the feedback in this week's Better Podback. Find full episode information including links...

Duration:00:48:58

Better Podcasting #204 - The Definition Of A Podcast Doesn't Matter

10/28/2019
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In this week's show we discuss why the definition of a podcast doesn't matter for hobby podcasters AND how you can embrace this concept to help you grow your show, all while enjoying it more. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we chat about a new IAB certified hosting provider. Finally, in this week's Better Podback we gather some thoughts about the Zoom L-8, as well as some people's thoughts about Podchaser. Find full episode information including links referenced in this...

Duration:00:43:15

Better Podcasting #203 - Perfect Podcasting

10/21/2019
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In this episode we discuss what it means to podcast to perfection. We'll discuss some of the benefits, some of the challenges and some situations where you may want to consider podcasting with perfection in mind. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we give our initial thoughts on the Zoom L-8. Finally, in the Better Podback we discuss the challenges of loudness standards. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at...

Duration:00:52:26

Better Podcasting #202 - Wouldn't It Be Great If...

10/13/2019
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Do you have podcast ambitions? You should. Today we take some "Wouldn't it be great if..." podcast ambition statements and discuss some considerations to help you work toward these, then we talk about some of the reality factors to do with these concepts. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we talk about some recent podcast news to do with Libsyn. Finally, we take listener feedback, including a listener question about buying a domain name internationally. Find full episode...

Duration:00:54:50

Better Podcasting #201 - Going Too Far To Be a Podcast Guest

10/6/2019
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Guests can be a key aspect to podcasting - sometimes you're having guests on your show, sometimes you're being a guest on a podcast. Although guesting can be a key part of cross-promotion, sometimes you can go too far to have a guest on your show, or trying to be a guest on other shows. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about an update with the Deezer side of podcasting. Finally, we take listener feedback, including a listener question about the Rodecaster Pro...

Duration:00:43:28

Better Podcasting #200 - Hobby Podcasting Is Still Fun and Relevant in 2019

10/1/2019
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For our 200th episode we thought it was a good opportunity to talk about how hobby podcasting is still fun and why it still matters in 2019. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss Pocket Casts doing a change on their decision about their pricing model. Finally, we take feedback from our past podcasts selves in this week's Better Podback. Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/200/. If you want to...

Duration:01:10:30

Better Podcasting #199 - Reflecting on Your Entire Podcast Endeavors

9/23/2019
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This week in the show we discuss why it's important to take time to reflect on your entire podcast endeavors in order to help maximize your time for your hobbies - to help ensure that you continue to have fun. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about statistics on podcast equipment (as voted for by our live audience during our live recording). Finally, in this week's Better Podback we have someone ask out migrating media services - and Stephen has a tip if you're using...

Duration:00:54:52

Better Podcasting #198 - What Turns Us Away From A Podcast?

9/15/2019
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From time to time we find ourselves in conversations with people talking about things that they don't like within podcasts - today we want to talk about some things that turn us off of a podcast immediately. After we go through some of these, we'll also talk about some things that we've heard others say turn them off - but doesn't actually turn us away. As we go through we'll explain some of the reasons why these items bug us, and some suggestions we have. In this week's Better Podcasting...

Duration:01:00:11

Better Podcasting #197 - Building A Podcast Community in 2019

9/8/2019
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Back in May 2015 (in Episode 81), we tackled the idea of building a community around your podcast. However, since recording that, a lot has changed with both community structures, our experiences and community platform availability - that means it was time to revisit this topic. In this episode we'll talk about the considerations for building a podcast community, some best practices if you're going to, and our personal suggestion of platforms to try to build a podcast community in. In...

Duration:00:54:14

Better Podcasting #196 - Learning From Events Without Attending Them

9/1/2019
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Whether related to podcasting or the niche that you podcast about, as a hobby podcaster there are probably events that you wish that you could go to, but might not be able to. In this episode we discuss how you can identify events that you think have a take-away for you and how you can pull information from them remotely. We'll also talk about some of the things that you miss out on by not attending in person. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, SP shares some metrics from the...

Duration:00:58:47

Better Podcasting #195 - Creating A Short Run Podcast

8/26/2019
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Do all podcasts need to be launched with an indefinite end point? No. It's absolutely ok to create a podcast with a short-run timeline, and there are a variety of benefits that can come with this. In this show we'll discuss some of these benefits, some reasons you may want to do a short run podcast and some of the unique challenges of creating a short-run podcast. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a Podcast Business Journal article titled "The Podcasting Space Is A...

Duration:00:46:23

Better Podcasting #194 - Organizing Your Podcast's Plan For Improvement / Magix Vegas Movie Studio 16 Review

8/18/2019
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As we slide in to the back half of the year, it's a great time to reflect on any goals and plans that that you have for improving your podcast. This week in our featured segment we discuss ways that you can capture, organize and execute your plan. Before we get to that though, we have a How I Saved My Podcast story from an anonymous listener about some challenges with their podcast network. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we review Magix Vegas Movie Studio 16 Suite (disclaimer -...

Duration:00:56:57

Better Podcasting #193 - Audio Drama Podcasts: Interview with Sarah Werner

8/13/2019
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This week Stephen and SP sit down to interview Sarah Rhea Werner about her history with creating Audio Drama podcasts. Sarah discusses her experience getting in to audio dramas, some of the challenges that have faced her over the years, and some general advice for creating Audio Dramas. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss Deezer taking submissions for podcasts, and some of the technical specifications they've outlined. Finally, Stephen crawls out from under the bus to...

Duration:01:06:36

Better Podcasting #192 - Maintaining a Hobby Podcast for 12+ Years

8/5/2019
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Stephen is away on vacation this week and so we have special guest Jen (from Anomaly Podcast) here to talk about her experiences with running a hobby podcast for 12+ years. Jen if half of the duo behind the sci-fi/fantasy podcast Anomaly Podcast, which was created in 2007. Over the run of the show Jen and her co-host Angela have undergone a variety of changes both to do with their hobby podcast and in their personal lives. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about an...

Duration:00:59:38

Better Podcasting #191 - Difficult Cohost Conversations

7/28/2019
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As much as everyone hopes they won't find themselves in this situation, sometimes in podcasting difficult conversations can come up and they can be hard to have productively. This week we're going to discuss how you can best handle these situations including some considerations as you approach the situation, some specific situations that often come up with podcasters, and some ways to handle these situations. Before we get there though, Stephen had a CRITICAL HARDWARE FAILURE THAT ALMOST...

Duration:01:06:38

Better Podcasting #190 - Podcasting Isn't For Everyone

7/23/2019
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This week in the show we take a bit of a left turn from our usual points of conversation, to talk about why podcasting isn't for everyone. Yes, you read that right. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we chat about a new live-streaming feature that Podbean is launching and how Apple might be getting in to podcast originals. Finally, we take listener feedback, including one person who requested we handle their email in a certain way. We also have an answer to the Bossjock Studio /...

Duration:00:49:04

Better Podcasting #189 - How Long Does It Take To Produce An Episode?

7/15/2019
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Inspired by a recent discussion in our Discord community, this week we dedicate an episode to analyzing all of the steps that it takes to put together a well produced episode. We'll break down the steps in to the main categories of Prep, Recording, Editing, Publishing/Promotion and Misc. From here, we break down all of the components you may find yourself doing within these categories, and we'll share our personal experiences as we go through these. In this week's Better Podcasting...

Duration:01:00:54

Better Podcasting #188 - Creating Your Podcast Resume

7/9/2019
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This episode we discuss benefits to creating a podcast resume, things that should be on the podcast resume, and how you can promote your podcast resume. What exactly is a podcast resume? We'll discuss that too. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss Bossjock Junior vs Backpack Studio, and how there is some very confusing things about the two apps. Finally, we talk about listener feedback on cleaning their podcast equipment - and Stephen has a related story. Find full episode...

Duration:00:59:05

Better Podcasting #187 - Online Audio Recording Service Roundup

7/1/2019
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Following up to last week's episode about Hangouts on Air going away, this week we're going to run down a series of online audio recording services. Before we get there though, we'll talk a bit about what they are, advantages of them, and some things to watch out for when selecting. Lastly, we'll run down each service and some of the features that they offer. Finally, in this week's Better Podback, we run down the highlights from this week's feedback - including someone who sent an email...

Duration:00:58:10