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 #287 – IAB Podcast Guidelines v2.2 / Media Host Segment: Spotify For Podcasters Review

In the Better Podnering this week topics include:

IAB Podcast Guidelines v2.2 out for review
(New?) Streaming service LiveSpace
YouTube Music podcast badge
What is good podcast badge etiquette?

For this week’s media host segment, we give our review of Spotify For Podcasters (Formerly Anchor).

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback, Stephen issues a podcaster challenge, and he has a follow-up to EPISODE 93.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/287

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on all of our socials at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/contact 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 BEST geek community around on the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.  We usually stream live to GonnaGeek.com/Live on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #286 – Multi-cam Video Podcast Editing / Media Host Segment: Pinecast Review

In the Better Podnering this week topics include:

SP’s Multi-cam video editing journey
Show analyzers
Stephen hates the Polywav

For this week’s media host segment, we give our review of Podbean.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback, infamous Bandrew Scott has a follow-up about last week’s RE320 discussion. Plus, will he buy SP the infamous

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/286

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on all of our socials at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/contact 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 BEST geek community around on the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Friday, February 23, 2024.  We usually stream live to GonnaGeek.com/Live on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #285 – SP’s Earth-Shattering RE320 Feedback / Media Host Segment: Podbean Review

We open this week with an update about the How I Saved My Podcast and Hobby Podcaster Profile segments.

In the Better Podnering this week topics include:

Stephen abandons testing the Zoom PodTrak P8
SP has some earth shattering comments about the RE320
Why it might make sense to have a dedicated podcast machine
Spotify is discontinuing the Music+Talk feature
Spotify is removing the creator tools
Mackie DLZ Creator XS

For this week’s media host segment, we give our review of Podbean.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback, we recap a recent chat in our Discord about Podcasting 2.0 and Stephen recaps the distinction that he found that makes him of the opinion Apple is not yet supporting Podcasting 2.0 with their transcripts feature.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/285

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on all of our socials at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/contact 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 BEST geek community around on the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.  We usually stream live to GonnaGeek.com/Live on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #284 – Season 4 Premiere!

Better Podcasting is back with the premiere of Season 4 of Better Podcasting – and we’re shaking up the format! In this episode we’ll begin by explaining some of the changes that you can expect to see going forward with Better Podcasting and we’ll answer what is happening with the Better Podcasting: Live Chat show.

In the debut of a new segment that we’re calling the Better Podnerings, we’ll recap what we did during our scheduled holiday break (and whether we think we want to do it again this year), transcripts now being supported on Apple Podcasts and Spotify having a Read-A-Long service, Zoomcorp creating an Essentials line, Spotify exclusives going away and we think there’s a couple recent TikTok trends that podcasters can learn from.

For the debut of the theme for this season’s featured segment – we’ll chronicle the criteria we’ll be looking at as we evaluate media hosts during our quest to migrate away from Libsyn.

Finally, the Better Podback segment is still around with listener feedback including a listener who is seeking information about an iOS teleprompter app.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/284

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on all of our socials at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/contact 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 BEST geek community around on the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.  We usually stream live to GonnaGeek.com/Live on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #283 – Our Gear 2023

In this special episode of Better Podcasting, we conclude our 2023 year by continuing our annual tradition of discussing the evolution of our gear over the last year. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we discuss what we think was one of the biggest changes in podcasting 2023. Finally, in the Better Podback we run…

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Better Podcasting #282 / Live Chat #061 – Update about Better Podcasting Season 4

This is a (mostly) un-edited posting of our live podcasting Q&A and podcast discussion that streams on Wednesdays. Topics this week include:

– This is dual-feed episode
– Official announcement about Better Podcasting – Main show
– Update about SP’s eBay ventures
– Stephen has a new strategy for trying to sell his gear
– The latest update of SP’s SM7B testing
– SAG-AFTRA strike / Canada’s ACTRA
– A listener’s busy week
– It’s fun to podcast on someone else’s podcast
– Microphone arms
– A new Better Podcasting giveaway
– Our first thoughts on Bluesky
– Cross-show releases
– Observation about new vehicles and podcasting
– Stephen’s green screen troubles
– Pinecast dashboard
– Matter podcast end-user transcription
– The first full week without Sitcher

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/ – the BEST geek community around.

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.

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Better Podcasting #281 – Returning From A Hiatus

In the Season 3 Finale we have a topic that was two-seasons in the making – returning from a hiatus. This week we reflect on our experience returning from a hiatus including some of the successes we had, as well as some of the areas we wish we had handled better.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we discuss Generative AI in podcasts, how we think it’s not ready yet, but where we think it might start finding its home soon.

For the Better Podback we have a listener asking about mic arms, we talk scheduling a guest far ahead and one listener follows up about the Procaster comment.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/281

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find our full contact information can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/contact. You can like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at https://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 Wednesday, May 31, 2023. We usually stream live to Geeks.Live, on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #280 – Evolving with Your Audience

Sometimes as you evolve your podcast it can be jarring for your listeners, but there are ways that you can help include them in the process to help make it a better experience. In this episode we discuss ways to help engage your audience as you go through changes in your podcast.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we discuss the recently announced Mackie DLZ Creator.

For the Better Podback we discuss further RCP2 hesitation, Hindenburg having more launch issues and we follow-up about PowerPress.

Finally, SP has an exciting announcement!

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/280

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find our full contact information can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/contact. You can like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at https://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 Wednesday, May 24, 2023. We usually stream live to Geeks.Live, on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #279 – One Podcast Saved, Two Downloads and Lots of Podback!

Although we don’t have a main segment this week, in this episode we podcast for our audience starting with a How I Saved My Podcast story, we end with six pieces of Better Podback, and in between we even have two Better Podcasting Downloads.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/279.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find our full contact information can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/contact. You can like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at https://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 Wednesday, May 17, 2023. We usually stream live to Geeks.Live, on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Better Podcasting #278 – Posting to Multiple Locations

In the year 2023 there are a lot of places you may consider cross-posting your podcast to. Is it easy? Is there any ongoing maintenance? Should you let your media host do it for you? These are some of the areas we discuss in our conversation about posting to multiple distribution destinations.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we express our disagreement with the tone of a Bloomberg article about YouTube Podcasts.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback we round up audience feedback, including one video submission that was so good that we had to talk about (even if it doesn’t make much sense for our audio listeners). We also have a follow-up about one listener that we previously mentioned who has a TikTok account for their podcast.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/278.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find our full contact information can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/contact. You can like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at https://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 Wednesday, May 10, 2023. We usually stream live to Geeks.Live, on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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