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How the MP3 Helped Create Podcasting: 20 Years of MP3

It was twenty years ago today – We could encode a song to play. It has never gone out of style, and we hope it will be around a while.So may I introduce to you – the codec you’ve used all these years… Back on July 7, 1994, the Fraunhofer Society released the first software encoder called I3enc. The encoder would take a song and compress it for Internet usage. Using the .bit extension, you could turn a  It was changed to .mp3 on July 14th, 1995. How Suzanne Vega Became the “Mother of MP3” The algorithm for MP3 was...

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GoDaddy Shutting Down Podcast Service Quick Blog Cast

I just received confirmation that GoDaddy.com has decided to shutter a few services due to lack of interest. One of those services is called “Quick Blog Cast” which is an easy site building tool for bloggers and podcasters. As GoDaddy stated: Sometimes we discover there is no longer a high demand for certain products. This is the case with the product(s) listed below. Each will be discontinued on June 25, 2014.  Quick Blog Cast allowed for easy posting without worrying on the backend too much. You could set up a theme style and color scheme then post content right away. Quick...

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Sony Movie Studio 13 Adds Touchscreen Usability, 4K Video

Last month, Sony creative software updated their Movie Studio software to version 13. With it, added codecs to produce a 4K video experience (along with 3D stereoscopic video), and the ability to better use Movie Studio with touchscreen enabled computers and tablets. Some items were added and removed, we’re going to go through the list and talk about the updates Sony Movie Studio comes in 3 Versions – Standard, Platinum and Suite. You can also step up to Sony’s professional video software Acid Movie Maker software, but for a video podcaster, Movie Studio might all you really need to put together...

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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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Getting your Podcast Website in Order – Writing Blog Post [Roundtable]

I join back up with Todd Cochrane in episode 15 of the TPN roundtable. Today we talk about your website and how to post your podcast show notes. Todd starts off with explaining what you need when you set up a website for your podcast. Using his website (www.geeknewscentral.com) as an example he explains how you want to have your RSS feed and other important links on the top side of your site. I talk about the importance of writing a good blog post. The keys of a good blog post include: 150-200 words 1-2 images including a feature image...

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Cool Garage Sale Podcast Purchases Edirol, M-Audio

I love to garage sale. You never know what you can get for a great discount. Yesterday was a perfect example. I walked up to a box that said, “Everything in this box, $20”. What I saw on top made the purchase worth it. Edirol UA-4fx Vocal mic/instrument to USB This first item is the Edirol UA-4fx vocal/instrument mixer. It has some great features to it. You can plug a microphone or instrument into this mixer and record in 24-bit. The mixer has an effects mode and even a tube simulator for great audio control.  Set to master to record...

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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...