Better Podcasting: Live Chat

Hosted ByStephen Jondrew, SP Rupert & Guests

Recording in between seasons of the Better Podcasting main show, Stephen Jondrew & SP Rupert of Better Podcasting, chat live with the audience, taking podcast questions, sharing stories and talking about recent updates in podcasting.

Unlike the main Better Podcasting show, “Better Podcasting: Live Chat” is posted with little editing. While this stream is best consumed through the video-format, we do release these episodes to a special feed called Better Podcasting: Live Chat.


All Episodes

Better Podcasting Live Chat #071 – Season 3 Finale

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

  • There is still a little more Better Podcasting for 2023
  • Importance of taking time off at the end of the year (why we really recommend it)
  • Podcasting Black Friday deals
  • New podcaster innovation
  • YouTube will require generative AI disclosure
  • How can AI be used for good for podcasting?
  • Stephen’s story about podcasting gear for family fun
  • Is podcasting a performance?
  • Debriefing your podcast year
  • Follow-up to our Libsyn media host discussion
  • Better Podcasting will be back in 2024

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, November 22, 2023 – Streamed Live to GonnaGeek.com/live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Opening/Intro
01:10 – There is still one more Better Podcasting episode of 2023
03:50 – The importance of year end time off
07:50 – Black Friday deals
22:30 – New podcast innovation
25:30 – YouTube generative AI disclosure
31:00 – How AI can be used for good for podcasting
38:20 – Stephen used podcast gear for family fun
44:00 – Stephen thinks podcasting is a performance
49:30 – Debriefing your podcast year
55:30 – Podcast media host follow-up
56:30 – Thank you to our audience
58:47 – Ending/outro

Better Podcasting Live Chat #070 – We No Longer Recommend This Service For Hobby Podcasters

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

  • What are our plans for the Better Podcasting shows for the remainder of 2023?
  • The mystery Rode stand has been revealed!
  • Don’t forget about your podcasting this Black Friday
  • Why SP won’t recommend Libsyn for a hobby podcasters anymore
  • Archiving your podcast
  • What media host do you recommend?
  • Stephen changed his SM7B settings
  • Colorware
  • How chroma keying (green-screening) benefits from a 4K camera

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, November 15, 2023 – Streamed Live to GonnaGeek.com/live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Opening/Intro
01:00 – Run-down of final 2023 episodes of BP/Live Chat
05:10 – The mystery Rode stand has been revealed: Rode DS2
10:19 – Black Friday deals are officially here
11:45 – Why SP no longer recommends Libsyn
49:25 – Can you download your stats history?
51:30 – Archiving your podcast
54:00 – What media host do you recommend?
54:45 – Stephen changes his SM7B setting
57:10 – Colorware
58:30 – 4K benefits Stephen’s green-screening
1:01:45 – …Even though we don’t even record at 4K
1:02:10 – Ending/outro

Better Podcasting Live Chat #069 – Ways Hobby Podcasting Is Easier In 2023

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

  • Stephen is already in the holiday spirit
  • Our Halloween debrief
  • Better Podcasting Chats is coming back
  • Listener response: How often do you change your SD card?
  • Google Domains is going away: What Stephen is doing
  • Using video for nostalgia purposes
  • SP’s podcast saved Stephen’s entertainment
  • 2FA Security
  • SP’s list of ways hobby podcasting is easier in 2023
  • Stephen calls himself out
  • Rode White Collection

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, November 1, 2023 – Streamed Live to GonnaGeek.com/live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Opening/Intro
01:16 – Remaining 2023 Better Podcasting Schedule
02:00 – Candy ASMR
06:05 – SD Card Replacement Strategy Feedback
08:14 – Google Domains/Squarespace Changes
12:48 – Finished Podcast Video Archive Review
16:58 – How A Podcast Saved Stephen’s Fun
22:59 – 2FA Review Reminder
25:04 – Ten Ways Hobby Podcasting Is Easier in 2023
26:54 – 1: Better Audio And Video Recording Gear
29:50 – 2: Better Recording/Streaming Software
32:50 – 3: Editing Software
34:53 – 4: Podcast Specific Graphic Design Tools
37:20 – 5: Reliable Media Host Providers With Options For You
42:20 – 6: YouTube
47:20 – 7: Community Gathering Places
49:38 – 8: Many More Listeners
51:00 – 9: Paid Promotion Possibilities
53:25 – 10: Nine Years Of Better Podcasting Episodes To Help You Out
56:40 – Summarizing The Ten Ways
58:05 – Stephen’s Light Solution
59:53 – Rode’s White Audio Gear
1:05:23 – Outro

Better Podcasting Live Chat #068 – Yay, SP Is Back!

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

  • What can we learn from Stephen’s solo cast venture?
  • Frequency of SD card replacement
  • We prefer to watch YouTube live streams, here’s why
  • SP’s recent travel experience (and how it’s more difficult now)
  • Twitch now is allowing concurrent streaming, with a catch
  • How Backblaze Saved Stephen’s Podcast (file)
  • Misc listener feedback roundup
  • Follow-up to Podcast Mirror changes
  • Stephen’s an idiot when it comes to using a phone keyboard
  • SP’s guide to starting 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/ – the BEST geek community around.

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 – Streamed Live to GonnaGeek.com/live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Opening/Intro
01:20 – Debriefing Stephen’s solo cast experience
08:00 – What is your SD card replacement strategy?
10:20 – What streaming platform does SP prefer to watch?
14:10 – SP’s travel debrief
29:20 – Twitch changes about concurrent streaming
34:00 – How Backblaze Saved Stephen’s Podcast (file)
38:18 – Listener feedback roundup
39:00 – Podcast Mirror no longer is free
44:55 – Stephen’s an idiot
46:10 – SP’s podcast guide

 

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Better Podcasting Live Chat #067 – SJ Solo Cast

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

  • Stephen is lonely
  • What is your favorite method for watching live streams?
  • Our history with live stream chat methods
  • Stephen has concerns over the future of .live domains
  • Zencastr is no longer free
  • Stephen broke both the GonnaGeek site and the GonnaGeek Show RSS feed
  • Is there de-duplication on podcast apps?
  • Methods for migrating podcast media to a new location
  • Speculating on the future of podcasting with Chromebooks
  • DaVinci Resolve: Why you should backup your database
  • Elgato Wave Arm first thoughts
  • Power Stations, and how Stephen thinks they may be helpful for podcasting
  • Audio-only streaming platforms
  • Multi-cam editing
  • How often do you change your SD card?

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, October 18, 2023 – Streamed Live to GonnaGeek.com/live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Opening/Intro
01:19 – Finding common-threads to create a podcast theme
11:30 – SP’s first thoughts on the new Patreon app
23:00 – Stephen’s thought after going back to DaVinci Resolve
28:50 – DaVinci Resolve had a buggy upgrade
30:00 – Windows 10 End of Life
36:40 – TikTok fed Stephen DaVinci Resolve videos
37:30 – DaVinci Resolve caption generation plugin: Snap Captions
42:30 – SP used podcast gear for a baby shower
49:25 – Prime deals
53:40 – Mystery Rode mic stand
57:50 – 5 Tips for choosing a podcast name
1:02:00 – Ending/outro

Better Podcasting Live Chat #066 – Podcasting a Baby Shower

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

  • Handling different core material on the same podcast
  • Common threads to make your podcast theme
  • Building a podcast brand across different (but similar) podcasts
  • SP has thoughts about the new Patreon app
  • Stephen went back to DaVinci resolve
  • DaVinci Resolve upgrade problems
  • Windows 10 vs Windows 11
  • Snap Captions
  • SP did a baby shower with podcast gear
  • Prime deals
  • Mystery Rode mic stand
  • Tips for choosing a podcast name

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, October 4, 2023 – Streamed Live to GonnaGeek.com/live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Opening/Intro
01:19 – Finding common-threads to create a podcast theme
11:30 – SP’s first thoughts on the new Patreon app
23:00 – Stephen’s thought after going back to DaVinci Resolve
28:50 – DaVinci Resolve had a buggy upgrade
30:00 – Windows 10 End of Life
36:40 – TikTok fed Stephen DaVinci Resolve videos
37:30 – DaVinci Resolve caption generation plugin: Snap Captions
42:30 – SP used podcast gear for a baby shower
49:25 – Prime deals
53:40 – Mystery Rode mic stand
57:50 – 5 Tips for choosing a podcast name
1:02:00 – Ending/outro

Better Podcasting Live Chat #065 – Talking Heads or Floating Heads?

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

  • Behringer PR troubles
  • Price watching your holiday deals
  • Be cautious about misleading Prime sales
  • Stephen had an epiphany about his backdrop
  • Podcast regulations in Canada
  • Fraud with podcast statistics
  • WGA strike is over, what does it mean for podcasting?
  • Stephen decided about DaVinci Resolve vs VEGAS Edit
  • Working around the DaVinci Resolve VST plugin limit
  • Feedback about YouTube Music

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, October 4, 2023 – Streamed Live to GonnaGeek.com/live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Intro/opening
01:20 – Behringer PR issues
15:12 – Price watching your holiday deals
16:35 – SP’s favorite CamelCamelCamel watches
22:35 – Stephen’s favorite CamelCamelCamel watch
23:20 – Watching out for misleading Prime sales
25:25 – Stephen’s latest backdrop musings
30:45 – Canadian Podcast regulations
36:30 – Fraud with podcast statistics
40:00 – WGA strike is over
47:45 – Stephen decided about DaVinci Resolve vs VEGAS Edit
55:15 – DaVinci Resolve VST plugin limit work-around
59:50 – Stephen’s DaVinci Resolve export settings
1:00:45 – Listener feedback: YouTube Music
1:04:55 – Patreon app update
1:05:15 – Amazon Music vs Unlimited
1:06:00 – Ending/outro

Better Podcasting Live Chat #064 – We don’t pay attention to each other

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

  • Let’s clear up some confusion about the SM7B vs RE320 test
  • There’s a new SM7B with a built-in preamp
  • Using in-line preamps / mic activators
  • Google Podcasts is going away
  • The future of podcasting with Google
  • Podcasting with lav mics
  • Stephen’s reflection on using the different green screen
  • SP’s studio change
  • SP’s frustration with a Patreon

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 27, 2023 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Intro/opening
01:20 – Clarification about the SM7B vs RE320 test
12:00 – New version of the SM7B
18:30 – Google Podcasts is going away
21:50 – What we think went wrong with Google Podcasts
27:30 – The future of podcasting with Google
34:10 – Podcasting with lav mics
42:00 – Stephen’s reflection on using the different green screen
42:50 – SP’s studio change
50:30 – Stephen doesn’t pay attention to SP
50:55 – Listener comments
53:00 – SP’s frustration with a Patreon
1:03:00 – Ending/Outro

Better Podcasting Live Chat #063 – Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Chainses

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

  • Stephen’s quick podcasting turn-around
  • Bluesky code giveaway
  • How Canadian news legislation may affect your podcast
  • A debate about YouTube RSS/audio vs YouTube video
  • Podcast Mirror is now charging
  • SP revisits the RE320
  • Stephen now uses chains while podcasting
  • The history of Stephen’s backdrop
  • Listener feedback: What side is your podcast equipment on?
  • USB-C Dongles
  • Update on SP’s LoS Apple Podcasts journey
  • Learning from your past self

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 20, 2023 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Intro/opening
01:50 – Stephen had a quick podcast turn around
02:45 – Bluesky code giveaway
04:45 – Stephen gave himself a gift
05:40 – Canadian news legislation
13:55 – Mackie DLZ Creator – NDI Support
15:00 – Using your phone camera via NDI
19:20 – Debate: YouTube RSS/audio vs YouTube video
29:05 – Podcast Mirror is now charging
34:40 – Stephen’s personal thoughts about Podcast 2.0
37:38 – SP revisits the RE320
43:40 – Stephen has chains in his podcast studio
49:25 – The history of Stephen’s backdrop
53:50 – SP’s photo backdrop
54:30 – Listener feedback: What side is your podcast equipment on?
1:00:10 – USB-C Dongles
1:02:20 – Google Podcast RSS feed issues
1:04:50 – Update on SP’s LoS Apple Podcasts journey
1:07:00 – Learning from your past self
01:11:20 – Ending/outro

Better Podcasting Live Chat #062 – Technically, SP didn’t lie

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

  • Update about our give-aways
  • Announcing another give-away
  • iPhone 15 announced – how it might affect your podcast
  • Stephen’s Vegas Edit update (and why he might go back to DaVinci)
  • AI / Text-based Video Editing
  • Listener feedback about feed drops
  • A Better Podcasting Success Story: Vehicle Talk
  • Did SP travel with his microphone?
  • Podcast One NASDAQ IPO
  • Stephen WAS affected by the Apple Podcasts number issue
  • Are you comfortable sharing your stats?

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 Sunday, September 17, 2023 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.

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Video:

Timestamps:

00:00 – Intro/Opening
01:44 – Update about our give-aways!
03:40 – Apple iPhone 15: Announced
04:30 – Apple iPhone 15: Broken USB-C standards
08:18 – Apple iPhone 15: SP’s nitpicks
11:34 – Apple iPhone 15: How it might affect your podcasting
13:00 – SP’s dog-tag story
18:30 – Stephen’s Vegas Edit update
26:50 – AI / Text-based Video Editing
29:40 – Listener feedback about feed drops
34:40 – A Better Podcasting Success Story: Vehicle Talk
37:00 – Did SP travel with his microphone?
37:45 – Podcast One NASDAQ IPO
40:15 – Stephen WAS affected by the Apple Podcasts number issue
41:50 – Are you comfortable sharing your stats?
43:40 – Thank you, SP!
46:20 – Outro/ending