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Better Podcasting Live Chat #032 – Podcast Awards

This is a (mostly) un-edited posting of our live podcasting Q&A chat that happens every other week. Topics this week include:

Podcast awards are no longer for the independents
What does lossless music mean for podcasting?
Apple Podcasts connect troubles
Multistreaming solutions
New podcast promotion plans
What about a Sundance for independent podcasters?
Stephen’s brother is disappointed

The back catalog of Better Podcasting: Live Chat episodes can be found at http://livechat.betterpodcasting.com. You can check out the regular episodes of Better Podcasting at http://main.betterpodcasting.com.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #250 – How Podcasting Has Changed Since We Started Better Podcasting

To help celebrate our 250th episode, we run down some of the ways that the podcasting space has changed since we originally started Better Podcasting. We’ll discuss a variety of notable areas that have change that we feel impact hobby podcasters.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about a possible change with Audacity, and a service we came across to automatically help remove the uhhhhhhs in your podcast.

Finally, in our Better Podback we run down a variety of lister feedback including how Curious George is setting up the future generation of podcasters for success!

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/250.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting Live Chat #031 – When A Family Emergency Delays Your Podcast

This is a (mostly) un-edited posting of our live podcasting Q&A chat that happens every other week. Topics this week include:

How we handled a delay of Better Podcasting due to a family emergency
Stephen created a gag for Better Podcasting to add a second voice
An update on SP’s issues with Podcasts Connect
New podcast chairs
Facebook podcast app
A new intro song for Live Chat?
What would our listeners pay for a podcast?

The back catalog of Better Podcasting: Live Chat episodes can be found at http://livechat.betterpodcasting.com. You can check out the regular episodes of Better Podcasting at http://main.betterpodcasting.com.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #249A – We’ve had a delay / What was the bigger podcast news of the week?

This is just a quick update as we’ve had to delay the recording/release of the next episode (250) of Better Podcasting for personal matters; in this episode Stephen gives you a quick update of why. However, it wouldn’t be an episode of Better Podcasting without some form of podcast discussion. As such, Stephen does a mini-edition Better Podback discussing two key topics this week – Facebook developing a player, and Anchor getting in to the paid subscription game.

Keep your eyes on our social media to find out the latest on what our release schedule will be for this week’s Better Podcasting and better Podcasting: Live Chat.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/249a.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Saturday, May 1, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting Live Chat #030 – Apple Podcasts Changes

This is a (mostly) un-edited posting of our live podcasting Q&A chat that happens every other week. Topics this week include:

– Apple Podcasts Connect Changes
– Feedburner Changes
– Amazon Buds Refresh
– Spotify RSS Changes
– Rodecaster Pro Update (Again)
– Graphics card requirements for streaming
– Stephen irritated a listener
– Social Media Can Be Hard

The back catalog of Better Podcasting: Live Chat episodes can be found at http://livechat.betterpodcasting.com. You can check out the regular episodes of Better Podcasting at http://main.betterpodcasting.com.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #249 – Busting Podcasting Myths

We think it’s important that podcasters entering the podcast space have an accurate idea of what they’re getting into – that’s why this week we’re running down a bunch of podcast myths and giving our thoughts on why we think they’re not true. As we go through the myths, we’ll address the elements of truth that we think do apply to them.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about a RØDECaster Pro firmware beta update, and Stephen gives his quick initial thoughts trying it out.

Finally, in our Better Podback we have a listener who is continuing the quest for podcast awards.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/249.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting Live Chat #029 – Rodecaster Pro Revisit – Initial Findings

This is a (mostly) un-edited posting of our live podcasting Q&A chat that happens every other week. Topics this week include: Our previous episode’s issues, and the irony of a mute button discussion 4th Annual Canadian Podcast Awards SP is still searching for a new mixer Issues with the term Podcast Producer Stephen is revisiting…

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Better Podcasting #248 – You Can Always Start A New Podcast

This week we’re here with a message that we think is important for Hobby Podcasters to hear – it’s ok to start a new show if your current show doesn’t work out.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about the Samsung App having podcasts, and why the idea of Samsung managing data different from Google on their Android phones is NOT a new one.

Finally, in our Better Podback we have a listener who has seen an odd spike with their downloads coming from a specific destination.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/248.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #247 – Podcast Data Management

As you podcast you’ll likely find that you rapidly start accumulating data in various locations, today we’re going to talk about how to best manage your podcast data. We’ll discuss local data management, shared data management, and online data management. We’ll also discuss when it might be necessary to re-visit your podcast data management plan.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we discuss The Ambies, and also Apple potentially moving away from the term “subscribe.”

Finally, in our Better Podback we take listener feedback about their first podcast microphone (and what they think of it today).

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/247.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting Live Chat #028 – What Media Hosting Plan Should I Begin On?

This is a (mostly) un-edited posting of our live podcasting Q&A chat that happens every other week. Topics this week include:

Is it better to start with a higher media host plan, or smaller?
Are mute buttons worth it?
Rolls MS111 mute update
Spotify may overtake Apple Podcasts by end of 2021
Apple Podcasts relaxing 300 episode limit
The Ambies podcast nomination list
Potential pitfalls of a Rodecaster Pro
Taking an extended break
How Stephen Dreamed His Podcast

The back catalog of Better Podcasting: Live Chat episodes can be found at http://livechat.betterpodcasting.com. You can check out the regular episodes of Better Podcasting at http://main.betterpodcasting.com.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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