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Podcasting tips, opinions, gear, technology and news from a Veteran podcaster of over 15 years. Have a podcasting question? Ask here at the Podcast Help Desk.

Podcasting tips, opinions, gear, technology and news from a Veteran podcaster of over 15 years. Have a podcasting question? Ask here at the Podcast Help Desk.

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Traverse City, MI

Description:

Podcasting tips, opinions, gear, technology and news from a Veteran podcaster of over 15 years. Have a podcasting question? Ask here at the Podcast Help Desk.

Twitter:

@mgdell

Language:

English


Episodes

How Podcasting Works – Back to Basics – PHD158

1/30/2021
Today I want to go back to the REAL basics of how podcasting works. So, without going into a history lesson, podcasting has worked the same way since it started 16 years ago. (some say longer).

Duration:00:27:14

How Podcasting Works – Back to Basics – PHD158

1/30/2021
Today I want to go back to the REAL basics of how podcasting works. So, without going into a history lesson, podcasting has worked the same way since it started 16 years ago. (some say longer).

Duration:00:27:14

Build Your Own Podcasting Platform – PHD157

1/9/2021
Why would build your podcast on someone else's platform when you can build your own?

Duration:00:33:06

Build Your Own Podcasting Platform – PHD157

1/9/2021
Why would build your podcast on someone else's platform when you can build your own?

Duration:00:33:06

Review of 2020 in Podcasting – PHD156

1/6/2021
In 2020, the podcast industry added over 1 million shows. Out of 1.7 million shows listed on Apple, 60% (ish) are inactive.

Duration:00:16:25

Review of 2020 in Podcasting – PHD156

1/6/2021
In 2020, the podcast industry added over 1 million shows. Out of 1.7 million shows listed on Apple, 60% (ish) are inactive.

Duration:00:16:25

Podcaster’s Block – What do you do when you don’t feel like podcasting? – PHD155

12/27/2020
Here is what I do. I do more show prep. It seems I get more motivated to podcast if I do show prep on a show I'm about to record.

Duration:00:13:40

Podcaster’s Block – What do you do when you don’t feel like podcasting? – PHD155

12/27/2020
Here is what I do. I do more show prep. It seems I get more motivated to podcast if I do show prep on a show I'm about to record.

Duration:00:13:40

My top 6 Podcast Listening Apps – PHD154

12/23/2020
There are lots of apps you can use to play podcasts. As a podcaster I'm sure you are also a podcast listener. Here is my top 6 (in reverse order of use).

Duration:00:17:58

My top 6 Podcast Listening Apps – PHD154

12/23/2020
There are lots of apps you can use to play podcasts. As a podcaster I'm sure you are also a podcast listener. Here is my top 6 (in reverse order of use).

Duration:00:17:58

What is RSS? Why should you care?

12/19/2020
RSS is what powers podcasting. In fact, this is why podcasting even exists. The enclosure tag in RSS2 allows you to “attach” a media file. Mainly an MP3 but you can also attach just about any media like a video file, a PDF or ebook file. “Podcasting” is mostly audio but there are some that do video via RSS.

Duration:00:27:57

What is RSS? Why should you care?

12/19/2020
RSS is what powers podcasting. In fact, this is why podcasting even exists. The enclosure tag in RSS2 allows you to “attach” a media file. Mainly an MP3 but you can also attach just about any media like a video file, a PDF or ebook file. “Podcasting” is mostly audio but there are some that do video via RSS.

Duration:00:27:57

Why is Podcast Index so important to podcasting? – PHD152

12/16/2020
Podcast Index: "Lets preserve podcasting as a platform for free speech!"

Duration:00:13:57

Why is Podcast Index so important to podcasting? – PHD152

12/16/2020
Podcast Index: "Lets preserve podcasting as a platform for free speech!"

Duration:00:13:57

Podcast Help Desk going 2 times weekly starting December 16th – PHD151

11/30/2020
I failed miserably at completing the NaPodPoMo 30 episodes in 30 days this year. OH well, Such is life getting in the way. The Good News and part of the "big" announcement I teased is this show is going 2 times weekly starting on Dec. 16, 2020.

Duration:00:07:10

Podcast Help Desk going 2 times weekly starting December 16th – PHD151

11/30/2020
I failed miserably at completing the NaPodPoMo 30 episodes in 30 days this year. OH well, Such is life getting in the way. The Good News and part of the "big" announcement I teased is this show is going 2 times weekly starting on Dec. 16, 2020.

Duration:00:07:10

My 8 Favorite Podcasts – PHD150

11/21/2020
I'm not only a podcaster, but an avid podcast listener. I have something like 30 shows that I subscribe to plus I listen to a lot of one-off shows that I don't subscribe to. Here is my top 8 (as of late November 2020) Also, not in Rank order.

Duration:00:19:51

My 8 Favorite Podcasts – PHD150

11/21/2020
I'm not only a podcaster, but an avid podcast listener. I have something like 30 shows that I subscribe to plus I listen to a lot of one-off shows that I don't subscribe to. Here is my top 8 (as of late November 2020) Also, not in Rank order.

Duration:00:19:51

The beauty of Simple (Part 2) – PHD149

11/17/2020
Keeping it simple makes it easy for you to produce your podcast and not worry about waisting a lot of time if you don't have a lot of time.

Duration:00:05:06

The beauty of Simple (Part 2) – PHD149

11/17/2020
Keeping it simple makes it easy for you to produce your podcast and not worry about waisting a lot of time if you don't have a lot of time.

Duration:00:05:06