How to Record Podcasts: Podcaster Resources, Tips and Tricks Blog

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Rode VideoMic Pro ShotGun Mic for Quieter Room Interviews

Some podcasters don’t want to carry microphones with them. When they get the chance, they will use a Shotgun mic with their camcorder and camera. The microphone is directional – it is designed to get audio from whatever is in front of the mic and ignore what is behind it. Røde is a Ultra compact and lightweight shotgun mic that a lot of professionals like to use for voice recording. It has a Supercardiod polar pattern, a 2 step high pass filter, and a 3-position lever control. You can place the Røde VideoMic on top of the camera, or on a...

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Blubrry PowerPress Podcasting Plugin for WordPress

Blubrry PowerPress is a Plugin for WordPress and caters to audio and video podcasters. This plugin, developed by Rawvoice, enables you to set up multiple podcasts within your website – each with it’s own RSS feed! PowerPress offers full iTunes support, web audio/video media players and other cool features that can get you up and running in minutes. With HTML5 icons, you can change the play button. Meta Marks is a special feature that allows you to overlay items, or break for a commercial. If you need to customize your PowerPress, Blubrry makes it easy to do. Simple CSS code,...

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Using Headphones While You Podcast?

You might have seen some people wearing some big headphones while they record their shows. Others seem to not be wearing them at all. Lets go down on the skinny of headphones while podcasting. Why Wear Headphones? You basically avoid bleed-through. When you use speakers, the microphone might just pick up the sound and send it back through. That causes a feedback loop. We don’t want that when we podcast, so headphones are a good alternative. Get Beats by Dr. Dre Solo HD at Amazon Headphones or Ear Buds? The idea is to seal out any sound coming in. The answer...

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What is a Podcast?

You might think: I have heard podcasts, and I have heard of podcasting, but what is this all about? Well, that is what we are going to explore at How to Record Podcasts. A Podcast is simply a show you get on the internet. No other way to put it. However you record your show – audio, video, or smoke signals. A podcast allows you to express your views and opinions, or even report what is going on in the world. Podcasts can be one minute in length, or 2 hours. There have been podcast marathons, where people sit recording for...