Monthly Archive: May 2013

5 Tips to Make Your Podcast Better, Fresher, Newer 2

5 Tips to Make Your Podcast Better, Fresher, Newer

So you’ve been podcasting for a few years now. You like your show but there has been something nagging in the back of your head saying things are getting a little stale. Your numbers have been stagnant for a while now and you want to push the audience a little more. But what do you do? Well fear not! Today we’ll look at 5 things you can do to breathe some new life into that old podcast. It might just bring more listeners / viewers and make you excited about podcasting again. 1. Change the Name of the Podcast –...

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YouTube Live Events: Setup Your YouTube Channel for Live Streaming [How To]

Update 8-7-13: Subscriber qualifications have changed. You now only need 100 subscribers.  Last week YouTube announced that in June, all YouTube accounts that meet certain criteria will start getting YouTube Live Events. You will be able (with the help of 3rd party software) to stream straight to your YouTube channel. With the new YouTube instant processing in place, your event could be up online within minutes of finishing. I had Live Events for a while now and have been playing with the features. In this video I show you what requirements you need, how to enable YouTube Live Events and how to...

Corporation for Public Podcasting - The Company Invests in the Podcast 0

Corporation for Public Podcasting Pt 2: A Good Company Invests in their Podcast

In CPP Part 1, I talked about getting the podcast started. I discussed getting a position description and setting rules and expectations to the show. The guidelines are one of the most important parts of putting the podcast together. So now we move onto the 2nd important part – getting your company invested in the podcast itself. Make the Job Invest in this Podcast Last week I heard of a person who is making a podcast for their job. They are packing up their own equipment, then setting up shop at the job to podcast. Once done, they pack their...

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Audio Technica ATR 2100 USB/XLR Hybrid Microphone

A few weeks ago on the Podcasters Community, I was hearing about this microphone for podcasting. At first glance I blew it off, but with more podcasters talking about it, I thought I would get the microphone and check it out. I am talking about the Audio Technica ATR2100 microphone. About the Audio Technica ATR2100 USB/XLR Hybrid Microphone At first glance, it is a standard cardioid mic. No different than any dynamic stage microphone. However, when you turn the microphone around, you start to see the difference and the multi-use of this mic. Simply put, the bottom houses a XLR...

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Corporation for Public Podcasting Pt 1. – Getting the Podcast Started

So your boss walks up to you and says he wants the company to start a podcast. He knows you are a podcaster so he wants you to do it. Great! Mixing work with pleasure can be exciting, but it can also burn you out from the thing you love. So where do you start? What is the best direction to go? Multi-Part Series on Podcasting in Corporate Settings I have decided to put together a few posts on the issue. This series – called “Corporation for Public Podcasting” – will be a guideline to help you podcast for your...

Podcasting has Evolved. Have you? 0

Podcasting has Evolved. Have You?

To think how far podcast technology has come in the past ten to fifteen years is mind-blowing. Not long ago, everything was low-quality and people were stuck at home with either headset mics or incredibly expensive setups making podcasts only available via a handful of platforms. This is no longer true. Podcasting has taken its place in society as consume-as-you-please radio that offers all sorts of commentary on a wide variety of topics, and is produced by everyone from radio professionals, to academics, to friends who want to talk shop and enjoy themselves – and all of these groups have...