Better Podcasting #153 – Dealing With The Ever-Changing Podcast World in 2018

This week in the show we discuss the ever changing podcast world of 2018 and how you can deal with it as a podcaster. We’ll run through a variety of examples of this change and how you can handle these.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we discuss Scripps’ acquisition of Triton and how there are finally podcast awards.

Finally, we have a special announcement!

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This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 – Streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live.

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Main Topic: Podcast Change in 2018
Main Topic Categories:

  • Software Changes
    • Skype Overhaul
    • Software Upgrades/Updates
    • Core Computer Updates (Windows Updates)
  • Hardware Changes
    • Hardware challenges (ie. upgrades)
    • Hardware restrictions (ie. 3.5mm port fading away)
    • Hardware evolution (ie. USB-C)
  • Distribution Changes
    • Expectations of consumers
      • Availability
      • Production value
      • Content Value
    • Smart Speaker availability
  • Podcast Standard Changes
    • Evolution of Tags/Artwork/etc
    • Duplication issues (ie. Removing duplicate listings within Google Podcasts)
    • Changes with Apple Podcasts
  • Audio Expectations
    • Expectations now vs 10 years ago
    • Audio Loudness

Better Podcasting Download: Triton acquired, Podcast Awards.

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Audio-Technica BP40

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