Tagged: podcast

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Podcast or Interview from your iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows Device

The best part about podcasting is how mobile it has become. Even back in 2007, you could get a digital recorder which allowed you to record audio. I recorded audio for a podcast once from my old HTC 8125 Windows phone. It was a fun and eye-opening experience for me because I saw what we were able to do in the future of podcasting. Add to this some great microphones you can add to your smartphone or tablet, your podcast options are a lot better than before. Also add the fact you can instantly upload to server location so your...

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Using Sony Acid Music Studio 9 for Podcasts

I have been using Sony products for podcasting ever since I started. The price is right ($50-100), it works better than Audacity and I have many options for expansion and creating templates. Best yet – I’ve been using this product for over 10 years to not only make podcasts, but also record music tracks for podcasts and other needs. Back in May, I created a how-to video on using Sony Acid 9.0. This first video introduces you to Sony Acid and how you can use it to build a podcast. It’s part of a series, which I spent the summer...

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How to Setup Media on Libsyn Through Your own RSS Feed

A popular media host for podcasters is Libsyn. They can host your podcast, set you up with some mobile apps and give you stats on your show. Its a reliable system and can be automated in many different ways. I personally like to control my own RSS feeds – especially those that are attached to iTunes, Stitcher and Zune subscribers. While the primary functionality of Libsyn is to control RSS feeds, you can set it up to port media over to your own RSS feed. In this tutorial, I will show you how to do that. For this example, I...

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Podcast with Hosts in Multiple Locations

There are a lot of podcasts out there where the hosts are not in the same room. Some are not even in the same state or even country. “Skyping in a podcast” is one way to have guests and hosts on a show. There are also other great options for audio and video podcasts that could improve quality. With my show This Week in Google Glass, co-host Luke Wallace is in Texas while I’m in Wisconsin. Every week we connect up and record with minimal issue. Especially nowadays when there are multiple ways to connect and communicate. Here are some...

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Increase Your Twitter Followers for Your Podcast

In my consultants, I seem to get this question all the time about 3-6 months into their podcasts. How do I increase Twitter followers for my podcast so my Twitter numbers grow? I remember working my Twitter account pretty hard in the first couple years of Geekazine. When I added @Dayintechhist and @ipad365 I did the same practice techniques, but still @geekazine was my primary Twitter. By time I registered @RecordAPodcast (for HTRP), I kinda let the account work on its own. A mistake I am working on fixing. Twitter reports hundreds of millions of Tweets a day. 554 million have...

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What is a DeadCat?

Do you want a better sound with your microphone? Maybe you need a dead cat! No, don’t go out to the back yard with a bowl of milk, saying “Here kitty, kitty”. A DeadCat is something a little different. What Really is a DeadCat? If you’ve seen a TV crew rig or a boom mic operator over a TV show or movie – or even a documentary crew running behind a state senator asking what possessed him to take pictures on his cellphone, you may have seen a dead cat hover over. A Dead cat is a windscreen for a...

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How to Make a Portable Sound Proof Vocal Box for Mobile Podcast

I am seeing a lot of podcasters with mobile rigs lately. This is great – you have to get our your podcast but your environment changes. Maybe you podcast from your dining room table or you take this rig to a hotel with you because your podcast is time-sensitive (TV show podcast, major event, etc). One problem you run into is external noise – Maybe the walls in the hotel are thin or you are two doors away from the elevator, even the air conditioning is pretty loud. Heck, maybe the laptop fan is too loud, which is harder to get...

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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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Podcasters Community Rules

For the Podcasters Community on Google+. Feel free to join if you have not done so. As the owner of the Podcasters Community, I like to run a well-oiled ship. I used to run some successful web forums in the day (which were basically before Social Networks like Google+ were out). Having active members (including myself) while giving people content to comment on makes for a very influential community. Unfortunately, people try to game the system. Therefore a structure must be made. So here are the rules to the Podcasters Community: – If you post, please post in ENGLISH. Posting...