Better Podcasting

Welcome to Better Podcasting! We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com.

Better Podcasting #266 – Building a Podcast Out Of A Community

In the past we’ve talked about building a community around your podcast, but what happens if it’s the reverse and you want to build a podcast around an existing community? This week we discuss some of the considerations you may have if you’re going to create a podcast based on an existing community. In this…

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Better Podcasting #265 – Video Shows, Podcasts, Or Both?

Perhaps it’s because we do one ourselves, but we’re often asked about adding a video companion to a podcast. A lot has changed since we last covered this, so we’re taking a look at how video stacks up in the world of podcasting under a 2022 lens. In this week’s Better Podcasting download, we discuss…

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Better Podcasting #264 – Imprinting Your Personality On Your Podcast

In this episode we chat about how your personality affects the choices that you make for your podcast. We’ll discuss some examples we have on how our personality has affected the decisions we make for our podcasts. In this week’s Better Podcasting download, we talk about Captivate increasing their download limits. In our Better Podback,…

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Better Podcasting #263 – Anonymous Podcasting

In this episode we talk about the idea of anonymous podcasting. We discuss some of the reasons you might consider podcasting under a nickname, some of the reasons you may not want to, some of the challenges you may expect to see by using your real name, and some of our experiences using pseudonyms. We’ll…

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Better Podcasting #262 – The Future of Better Podcasting

It’s here, it’s finally here! In our return episode of Better Podcasting, we kick off Season 2 of Better Podcasting (yes, Season 2) and in this episode we’re going to talk about the future of Better Podcasting. In typical Better Podcasting fashion, we’ll share some of the behind-the-scenes discussions that we had, and the reasons…

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Better Podcasting #261 – We’re Returning! (plus a replay of SP’s chat with Scott Johnson)

We’re coming back next week! In this episode we announce the return of Better Podcasting. You should stick around after the announcement for a replay of a recent chat that SP did with infamous Scott Johnson of Frogpants (recorded for the ‘Better Podcasting Chats with SP’ show).

Join us live on November 2, 2022 at 4pm Pacific / 7pm Eastern when we record our return episode of Better Podcasting (produced episode to be released late November 6, 2022).

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/261.

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/

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Better Podcasting #260 – Our Gear 2021: Combined Edition / Update About Better Podcasting

We release our final episode of 2021 with an update about our hiatus, why it’ll be longer than we anticipated, and some self-reflection on how our recent situation affects hobby podcast endeavors.

We also have a combined (condensed) version of our annual Our Gear tradition discussing our equipment purchases over the past year..

In our Better Podback, we ask listeners if they have any gear purchase plans for 2022.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/260.

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, December 21, 2021 – We usually stream live to Geeks.Live, but not this time. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #259 – Taking A Break From Podcasting

Sometimes the best way to save your podcast, is to take a break from podcasting. This week we talk the concept of taking a break from podcasting, why it can be important to take a break from podcasting, how you might utilize taking a break from podcasting, and recognizing when it might be time to take a break from podcasting.

We also have an important announcement at the end of this segment – we will be taking a break from Better Podcasting.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we tell you why we are changing our position – and can NO LONGER recommend Magix Vegas Movie Studio.

In our Better Podback, we have a listener who purchased a PodTrak P4, and our Discord might be experience a Mandela Effect about it.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/259.

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, September  – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #258 – Comparing Rodecaster Pro Alternatives

Tascam just released a new recorder/mixer called the Mixcast 4, and it reminds us a lot of the Rodecaster Pro. This episode we run down the specs on the Mixcast 4 and then summarize some other mixers/recorders, what we think is their pros/cons, and how they stack up against eachother. We hope this episode helps you navigate what is rapidly building to be a sea of options in this space.

In our Better Podback, we have listeners answer polls including what they’d like to see for funny podcast awards and what SP should do with his spare time. We also have people comment on new gear and price increases in hardware.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/258.

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, August 31, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #257 – SP Experiences Podcast Movement As A Hobbyist

SP recently attended Podcast Movement 2021, and he set out with a few goals. In this week’s episode, SP recounts his experience at Podcast Movement and how he felt about it attending as a hobbyist.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we follow up on previous discussion about Discord threads.

Finally, we take listener feedback, including listeners who had questions about Stephen’s recent Elgato Wave Arm LP experience.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/257.

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, August 17, 2021 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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