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Better Podcasting #177 – Making Your Podcast Stand Out In A Crowded Niche

There are a lot of podcasts in the world, and that means that your podcast may have a lot of competition. So, in a situation like this, how do you stand out in the crowd? In this episode we’ll talk about a bunch of best practices to make your show unique, and some things to…

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Better Podcasting #176 – Focusrite’s Future in Podcasting: Dan Hughley Interview

This week we’re pleased to offer another interview, this time with Dan Hughley of Focusrite. We’ll discuss Focusrite’s podcast consideration, endeavors and some hardware available for podcasters. We also chat about Dan’s history and how he got to where he is today. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we chat about some recent de-indexing that…

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Better Podcasting #172 – Mackie’s Future in Podcasting: Craig Reeves Interview

This week we’re pleased to interview Craig Reeves from Mackie about their future which involves exploring creating a device for podcasting (and other content creation).  Other topics of discussion include Craig’s history, how he got in to this line of business, and some technical information about some of the Mackie products that podcasters may be…

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Better Podcasting #169 – Non-Weekly Podcasting

Although there are many podcasts which release on a weekly basis, there are many podcasts that use a non-weekly release format. In this episode we’ll discuss some release schedules, benefits to these, and some best practices if you’re going to go non-weekly. We’ll also cover seasonal podcasting. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, Stephen shares…

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Better Podcasting #168 – YouTube Podcast Projects

Ever considered doing some YouTube projects associated with your podcast? This episode we discuss ways you can use YouTube to help your podcast, best practices if you’re going to, and share some cautionary tales from our experiences. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we chat about Apple Podcast Connect changing their terms of service, and…

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Better Podcasting #166 – USB Microphones

Lately we’ve seen a lot of discussion surrounding using USB microphones, and often we’ve seen people ask about how to record multiple people at the same time. In this episode we’ll be discussion challenges facing trying to use multiple USB microphones, tips if you’re going to try it, and some other advice surrounding USB microphone…

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Better Podcasting #165 – Real Time Audience Engagement

This week in the show we talk about real time audience engagement. Whether it’s while you’re recording, or in between your episodes, there are various ways to interact with your audience AND a variety of benefits that come with doing so. BUT before we get our featured segment, Stephen has one heck of a “How…

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Better Podcasting #162 Our Gear 2018 SP Edition

In our final episode of 2018, we conclude up our 2-episode annual tradition of talking about our personal podcast studio gear upgrades from the past year – this time it’s the SP edition. From new microphone purchases, twitter audio tests, computer upgrades and a whole bunch in between, SP talks about his hits and misses…

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Better Podcasting #160 – The Truth About Owning Your RSS Feed

This week we bust through the myths as we discuss what it means to “own your RSS feed”. We’ll run through common myths about “owning your RSS feed”, we’ll talk about why it matters, why it doesn’t matter, and we’ll run down some ways to maximize whatever method you choose to use for your podcast…

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Better Podcasting #158 – Dealing With Negativity

Face it. When you’re doing something as public as a podcast, at some point you’re going to encounter negativity. In this episode we discuss how you can best deal with negativity that might come from listeners of your podcast. During this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a lawsuit that is hitting the podcast…

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