The Audacity to Podcast

The Audacity to Podcast

Episodes

  • How much time does it take to podcast? – TAP188

    Sep 1, 2014 | 52 min
    Happy Labor Day! In celebration of this American holiday, I'll share how much you should expect podcasting to take, how to speed up your workflow, and how I work with my podcasts. Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/188 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • Top 5 highlights from Podcast Movement 2014 – TAP187

    Aug 25, 2014 | 50 min
    Podcast Movement 2014 was an amazing podcasting conference! Here are the top highlights for podcasters. Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/187 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • No episode this week

    Aug 19, 2014 | 2 min
    I just returned from Podcast Movement 2014, which was AMAZING (and you should trust me, because I never type in all caps). But I won't be able to release an episode of The Audacity to Podcast this week. Instead, I look forward to sharing with you the highlights and my thoughts from Podcast Movement 2014 in next week's episode. FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • 10 ways to use YouTube with podcasting and growing an audience – TAP186

    Aug 11, 2014 | 44 min
    YouTube is not a podcasting platform, but podcasters can still use YouTube with podcasting. As another point of distribution, YouTube can help with search-engine optimization (SEO), growing your podcast audience, and complementing your platform. 1. Publish your audio podcast on YouTube 2. Publish “talking head” video from your recording session 3. Upload HD video episodes to YouTube 4. Embed YouTube videos on your site 5. Use Google+ Hangouts (on Air) for interviews and roundtables 6. Create video promos on YouTube for your regular podcast content 7. Live-stream with YouTube Live 8. Create supplemental YouTube videos to complement your podcast 9. Link to your site and affiliates with YouTube...
  • 25 free podcasting tools as good as their paid alternatives – TAP185

    Aug 4, 2014 | 57 min
    Popular, free podcasting tools you can use to create, host, and grow your podcast without buying the premium alternatives. Audio, video, website, and more tools to help you be a successful podcaster without having to be rich. Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/185 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • What to do when you don’t feel like blogging or podcasting – TAP184

    Jul 28, 2014 | 38 min
    We've all had days where we just didn't feel ready to write or speak. Here are ten tips for how to blog or podcast when you don't feel like it. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/184 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • Should you podcast under your real name, or a pseudonym? – TAP183

    Jul 21, 2014 | 39 min
    Some podcasters will consider using a fake name for themselves to protect their identity while podcasting. This also applies to blogging and making YouTube videos. Learn more about when a pseudonym is a good idea and when it would be the wrong decision for your blog, podcast, YouTube channel, or any online branding. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/183 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burling...
  • Are you really a “podcaster” and should you really be podcasting? – TAP182

    Jul 14, 2014 | 47 min
    Is "podcast" really the right label for the content we produce? Can just any audio or video content on the Internet be a podcast? And is podcasting really the thing you should be doing for your hobby or business? This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/182 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodca...
  • Does your podcast NEED interaction or an email list? – TAP181

    Jul 7, 2014 | 50 min
    Interaction often sets podcasting apart from traditional media. Podcast listeners have learned that hosts are generally responsive and feedback is often included. But do you need to interact in order to have a successful podcast? Marketers are always talking about the importance of building your email list. Many will even cite their list (usually a very big one) as being the source for millions of dollars in sales. Do you really need an email list for you podcast? This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me...
  • Is iTunes really THE place for podcasts? Do you NEED a mobile app? – TAP180

    Jun 30, 2014 | 49 min
    Most podcasters will consider iTunes as the podcast directory. But should you stop there? Or should you even bother with iTunes and get a mobile app for your podcast instead? This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/180 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http:...
  • Does SEO really matter in podcasting? – TAP179

    Jun 23, 2014 | 55 min
    Everyone talks about your search-engine optimization (SEO) with _every_ platform on the web. But does SEO really matter if you host a podcast instead of blogging? This topic was suggested by Joshua C. Liston: "Does keyword-loading your show title/author field etc (SEO) really work long term?" This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacit...
  • Do you REALLY need to edit your podcasts? What about authenticity? – TAP178

    Jun 16, 2014 | 69 min
    Editing is a savior to some, and hell to others. But do you really need to edit your podcasts? Or should you be editing when you don't? This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/178 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS ...
  • Do you REALLY need audio/visual branding or promos for your podcast? – TAP177

    Jun 10, 2014 | 55 min
    You've probably considered your branding and promos as tools to grow your podcast audience, or to look and sound better. But are these worth the costs, or might there be better ways to reach these podcasting goals? This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/177 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPod...
  • Should you launch your podcast with “Episode 0″? Does iTunes “New & Noteworthy”

    Jun 2, 2014 | 52 min
    "Episode 0" is a common strategy to help you launch your podcast in iTunes and help you get into "New & Noteworthy." But do either of these actually matter for starting your podcast? This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/176 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message fr...
  • Are episode numbers REALLY necessary? – TAP175

    May 26, 2014 | 53 min
    Do episode numbers really matter to you or your audience? Is there a better way to title your episodes or make your show-notes URLs? This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/175 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The...
  • Does audio/video quality ACTUALLY matter? Is a dynamic mic REALLY the best? – TA

    May 19, 2014 | 50 min
    The quality of your podcast production may be a criterion people use for choosing their podcasts, but how much does it really matter? Dynamic microphones are also praised as the best microphones (with the Heil PR40 being the "golden standard"). But is this really the kind of microphone you should consider? This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at htt...
  • Do you REALLY need passion? Is consistency THAT important? – TAP173

    May 12, 2014 | 53 min
    Passion and consistency are two qualities that most podcasters herald as requirements for podcasting. But do you really need these qualities to succeed with your podcast? Let's challenge this podcasting assumption and find out! This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/173 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@The...
  • Does audience size REALLY matter? Should you REALLY monetize? – TAP172

    May 5, 2014 | 59 min
    It seems every podcaster wants a big audience and wants sponsorships. But do you really need either of these to be successful? Can you make money with a small audience? Should you really try to get sponsors with a big audience? From the perspective of what you need to host a podcast, the clear answer to either question is "no." But let's look at this from a success perspective and what helps your podcast or you reach higher goals. This is a special miniseries to challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never considered. Hire me to help you launch or improve you...
  • Do you REALLY need podcast stats or media hosting? – TAP171

    Apr 28, 2014 | 47 min
    Stats help you measure your audience and performance. Media hosting moves your podcast files away from your website server. But are either of these services really necessary for podcasting? Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/171 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • Do you REALLY need a website and WordPress for podcasting? – TAP170

    Apr 21, 2014 | 33 min
    I usually recommend self-hosted WordPress for podcasting from your own website, and so do many other professionals. But is this really the best option for running your podcast and creating your podcast RSS feed? This is a special miniseries will challenge the ideas podcasters have accepted as truth for years. Some will stand up against the challenge while others crumble, and some will reveal new options you may have never consisdered. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/170 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPod...
  • How to host multiple podcasts on a single website – TAP169 [FIXED]

    Apr 14, 2014 | 42 min
    How to setup WordPress and PowerPress to let your one website host several podcasts. Learn about custom channels, category podcasting, and third-party providers. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/169 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • 5 steps to pick what you should podcast about – TAP168

    Apr 7, 2014 | 38 min
    Choosing the right topic for your podcast can seem difficult. Here are five questions to ask yourself with picking the right ideas for your future podcasting. 1. Why do you want to podcast? 2. What would be helpful or entertaining? 3. What are you passionate about? 4. What is relevant? 5. Are you skilled in this topic? Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/168 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burl...
  • What is RSS? And why you MUST own yours – TAP167

    Mar 31, 2014 | 37 min
    RSS makes podcasting possible. I'll explain what RSS is and why not owning your RSS feed could mean losing all of your subscribers. Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/167 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • 10 super-simple tricks for speeding up your podcasting workflow – TAP166

    Mar 24, 2014 | 48 min
    Imagine publishing podcast episodes faster! These simple hacks will improve your podcasting workflow in the little details. Each of these may take only a few minutes to setup and may not seem to save much time. But even saving 30 seconds per day adds up to more than two hours per year. 1. Change file associations to your regular editors 2. Use an FTP client for uploading to your media host 3. Have templates 4. Make macros and “droplets” 5. Work in mono 6. Use TextEpander or PhraseExpress 7. Paste without formatting 8. Write show notes directly in WordPress 9. Create bookmarks, favorites, and shortcuts 10. Learn keyboard shortcuts Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://The...
  • 6 P’s for a Proven Podcasting Workflow – TAP165

    Mar 17, 2014 | 48 min
    How do you podcast from nothing to a finished, publicized episode? Here are six main steps with key implementations to make a podcasting workflow like the professionals! 1. Plan 2. Prepare 3. Present 4. Produce 5. Publish 6. Promote Is your RSS feed broken? I can help you! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/160 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • Podcasting “preflight” checklist – TAP164

    Mar 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Before you press record, make sure you've checked these 20 things to ensure a quality podcast. 1. Turn on all equipment 2. Verify equipment settings 3. Place recorder(s) in standby 4. Load necessary programs 5. Turn off home noise-makers 6. Take care of pets 7. Occupy children 8. Close doors and windows 9. Prepare your space 10. Turn off GSM phones or place in “airplane mode” 11. Switch mobile devices to “do not disturb” (DND) 12. Silence computer sounds 13. Shut down unnecessary programs 14. Care for your body 15. Review your notes 16. Prepare resources 17. Test everything 18. Start recording 19. Break the ice 20. Present! Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudaci...
  • Should your podcast be audio, or video? – TAP163

    Mar 3, 2014 | 52 min
    Whether you're a new or experienced podcaster, you may face the decision of whether to be in audio or video podcasting. Here are the pros and cons of each format, and things you should consider. AUDIO BENEFITS 1. Widely consumable 2. High quality for low cost 3. Easy production 4. Popular choice 5. Supported by all podcast apps and directories AUDIO DISADVANTAGES 1. Difficult to share 2. Low accessibility for hearing-impaired 3. Visual subjects don't communicate well 4. Doesn't engage well on YouTube VIDEO BENEFITS 1. Prominent media players 2. Easy to communicate visual subjects 3. On-screen aids to help accessibility 4. Engaging and shareable 5. Free "hosting" and leverage on YouTube 6. Se...
  • What to do when your podcast makes money – TAP162

    Feb 24, 2014 | 41 min
    You've finally started making money podcasting! Now you must decide how to handle that income. Here are ten tips for what to do with podcast profits. 1. Document it 2. Include it in your taxes 3. Cover your regular expenses 4. Share with your cohosts 5. Upgrade your equipment 6. Buy helpful software 7. Add new podcast “features” 8. Get more resources 9. Host giveaways 10. Enjoy it Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/162 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacityto...
  • 11 web pages your podcast needs and how to create them – TAP161

    Feb 17, 2014 | 54 min
    Your podcast website should house more than just your episode archive. Here are eleven pages to make your website better for you, your audience, and even sponsors! I recommend tools (some free, some premium) for making these pages. 1. Homepage 2. About 3. Getting started 4. Contact/feedback 5. Podcast 6. Blog page 7. Resources page 8. Sponsor/donate page 9. Press 10. Privacy policy page 11. Sitemap Come to the only conference by podcasters and for podcasters! http://podcastmovement.com Get the Podertainment magazine for podcasters! http://podertainment.com Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNo...
  • How to start a podcast in 10 steps – TAP160

    Feb 10, 2014 | 62 min
    Back to basics! This isn't a detailed process for how to edit episodes, setup your website, or get into iTunes. These are the core 10 principles for starting a podcast, even if it's not your first time! 1. Make plans 2. Collect quality content 3. Get the right tools and equipment 4. Record and present the content well 5. Give authenticity 6. Edit and produce 7. Launch or upgrade your website 8. Publish 9. Promote 10. Measure growth Hire me to help you launch or improve your podcast! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/consulting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/160 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcas...
  • Should you cover the same niche as someone else? – TAP159

    Feb 3, 2014 | 45 min
    It's great to be the first person in a niche. But don't be discouraged if you're not. Consider the following seven points to help you embrace your differences, despite the existing "competition," or find a better niche for your blog or podcast. 1. Your experience is unique 2. Your perspective may be complementary 3. You have your own personality 4. Your final "product" may appeal to those your "competition" can't 5. You may be better in a deeper niche 6. You may be better in a different niche 7. You may not discover your strengths until you get in Learn more about media hosting at http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/mediahosting Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes ...
  • 5 ways to overcome a podcast failure – TAP158

    Jan 27, 2014 | 47 min
    Don't get discouraged when something goes terribly wrong and you're ashamed to release something you've recorded. Try these five tips for handling these potentially embarrassing mistakes in podcasting. 1. Redo, if possible 2. Don't start with an apology 3. Fix it the best you can 4. Skip, if it's too bad 5. Ensure it doesn't happen again Take your podcast from average to amazing! http://PodcastMasterClass.com/ Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/158 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlin...
  • Should you podcast while sick? – TAP157

    Jan 20, 2014 | 34 min
    Sickness hits almost everyone at some point. Consider these five questions before you press record. (Remember that I can't give medical advice, so these are things for you to consider and decide for yourself or ask a doctor.) 1. Would it hurt your recovery? 2. Are your symptoms distracting? 3. Are you contagious? 4. Would your content suffer? 5. Can your content and audience wait? Take your podcast from average to amazing! http://PodcastMasterClass.com/ Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/157 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRE...
  • Your Podcasting Successes in 2013 and Goals for 2014 – TAP156

    Jan 14, 2014 | 55 min
    Recorded live from New Media Expo 2014, today's The Audacity to Podcast episode talks about a lot of feedbacks from the Podcasters themselves about their podcast success in 2013, as well as their goals for 2014. Check out Podcasters' Roundtable at http://podcastersroundtable.com Make your blog or podcast website awesome with Social Subscribe & Follow Icons: http://subscribeandfollow.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/156 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • Top 10 podcasting news highlights from 2013 – TAP155

    Dec 30, 2013 | 52 min
    Podcasting continues to grow and 2013 is no exception. Here is a 2013 podcasting year in review. 10. Google Reader retired, FeedBurner offered permanent redirects 9. Stitcher started contributing to download stats 8. Podcast Awards at NMX and featured by iTunes 7. YouTube and Google Hangouts on Air live-streaming 6. Skype almost killed some podcasts 5. Free OS upgrades and renting software 4. Audio podcasts came to radio apps 3. Podcasting gained more attention, again 2. Apple announced 1 billion podcast subscriptions 1. Podcasting patent claim Podcast from average to amazing! http://PodcastMasterClass.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudaci...
  • No episode this week for Christmas

    Dec 23, 2013 | 2 min
    I hope you have a Merry Christmas this week! There won't be a podcast episode, but I want your feedback for my live episode from New Media Expo! Tell me one thing your podcast accomplished or helped you do in 2013, and one goal you have for 2014. Join me in Las Vegas for New Media expo! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/nmx Learn how to make your podcast amazing: http://PodcastMasterClass.com/ Check out my upcoming coverage of CES through: http://tpn.tv http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/youtube http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/itunesvideo Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/151 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacit...
  • 5 timeless reasons to start podcasting NOW – TAP154

    Dec 16, 2013 | 42 min
    Learn timeless ideas to help you launch your podcast today, with some bonus tips on why you should launch before the year is over. 1. You will kill your procrastination 2. It's very easy and inexpensive to start 3. You can improve as you go 4. You can start building your audience today 5. You could be the first podcaster in your niche Bonus time-sensitive tips: A. You may qualify for award nominations B. New mobile-device owners means more potential subscribers C. You can use your vacation time to do the launch work D. You may receive a podcasting gift Register for Podcast Master Class to take your podcast from average to amazing! http://PodcastMasterClass.com/ Check out Podcasters' Roundtab...
  • 9 ways to take podcasting seriously – TAP153

    Dec 9, 2013 | 51 min
    Being serious and professional about your podcast will help you get sponsors (and make money!), grow your audience, and strengthen your authority—even if you're a hobbyist podcaster! Learn how to podcast like you mean it! 1. Plan 2. Be consistent 3. Make contracts 4. Treat your podcast like a job or business 5. Invest in your show 6. Speak with authority 7. Delegate what you don't do best 8. Change your vocabulary 9. Never stop improving Podcast from average to amazing in Podcast Master Class: http://PodcastMasterClass.com/ Check out Podcasters' Roundtable at http://podcastersroundtable.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/...
  • 7 ways to make podcasting fun – TAP152

    Dec 2, 2013 | 38 min
    Whether you're on the edge of podfading, or you just want some more excitement in your podcast, injecting some fun can help reignite the passion. Here's how to podcast and have fun doing it, too! 1. Don't be rigid with your outline 2. Let yourself laugh 3. Interact with your audience 4. Have a guest or cohost 5. Simplify or delegate 6. Keep a "praise" folder 7. Do something crazy See me speak at New Media Expo! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/nmx Check out Podcast Master Class! http://podcastmasterclass.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/152 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice...
  • A podcaster’s biggest mistakes and how you can avoid them – TAP150

    Nov 11, 2013 | 62 min
    Since I first learned how to podcast, I've made my own share of mistakes (we were all newbies at one point). In celebration of my 150th episode, I share my top mistakes, and how you can avoid making the same mistakes, or fix them if you're too late. Get ready, because this is a long episode! Please vote for our podcasts in the Podcast Awards: http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/podcastawards Join the TechPodcast crowdfund campaign: http://tpn.tv/crowdfund Make your blog or podcast website awesome with Social Subscribe & Follow Icons: http://subscribeandfollow.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/150 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221...
  • 10 email and web addresses every podcast needs – TAP149

    Nov 4, 2013 | 43 min
    Successful podcasting isn't just about what you share in your episodes, but also what makes the entire experience easy, professional, and effective. Check out my ten suggestions for the email addresses and webpages your podcast needs. 1. Your own domain! 2. /contact and /feedback 3. /about 4. /# 5. feedback@ 6. media@ 7. yourname@ 8. /amazon 9. /itunes 10. /feed Please vote for our podcasts in the Podcast Awards! http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/podcastawards Check out Podcasters' Roundtable at http://podcastersroundtable.com See me speak at New Media Expo: http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/nmx Join the TPN.tv crowdfund for CES: http://tpn.tv/crowdfund Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNo...
  • Please vote for us in the 9th Podcast Awards

    Nov 1, 2013 | 2 min
    Please vote every day, November 1–15 to support us and your other favorite podcasts in the international Podcast Awards.
  • The good, bad, and ugly podcasting lessons from the 9th Podcast Awards – TAP148

    Oct 28, 2013 | 55 min
    Learn more about what podcasters should and shouldn't be doing based on the review and grading process for the Podcast Awards. Check out Podcasters' Roundtable at http://podcastersroundtable.com Make your blog or podcast website awesome with Social Subscribe & Follow Icons: http://subscribeandfollow.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/148 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MAILING ADDRESS The Audacity to Podcast PO Box 739 Burlington, KY 41005
  • What to do when you’re out of podcast hosting space – TAP147

    Oct 14, 2013 | 35 min
    Podcast hosting can be a valuable asset, especially when you have a limited upload plan (as with most media hosts). When you fill up your monthly media upload limit, you still have a few options. 1. Re-encode 2. Force "archive" 3. Upgrade your storage 4. Host your episode elsewhere 5. Wait Please nominate our podcasts in the Podcast Awards: http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/podcastawards Register for New Media Expo and use promo code "DANIEL20" to save 20%: http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/nmx Check out Podcasters' Roundtable at http://podcastersroundtable.com Make your blog or podcast website awesome with Social Subscribe & Follow Icons: http://subscribeandfollow.com Follow me on http://twitte...
  • Should you script, ad-lib, or outline your podcast episodes? – TAP146

    Oct 7, 2013 | 36 min
    Whether you're launching your first podcast, or thinking of reformatting the one you have, you should think a lot about how you will present your content. 1. Script 2. Ad-lib 3. Outline Come see me speak at New Media Expo! Use code "DANIEL20" to save 20% http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/nmx Check out Podcasters' Roundtable at http://podcastersroundtable.com Make your blog or podcast website awesome with Social Subscribe & Follow Icons: http://subscribeandfollow.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/146 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email feedback@TheAudacitytoPodcast.com Send a voice message from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast MA...
  • Post-production editing vs. live-mixing (podcasting workflow) – TAP145

    Sep 30, 2013 | 54 min
    Should you edit your podcast after you've recorded it, or mix everything together while you record? I'll give you some pros and cons to consider. Editing-the time-spender Live-mixing—the money-spender Can you afford the time, or the money? Cheap, quick, and quality—pick two Come see me speak at New Media Expo! Use code "DANIEL20" to save 20% http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/nmx Check out Podcasters' Roundtable at http://podcastersroundtable.com Make your blog or podcast website awesome with Social Subscribe & Follow Icons: http://subscribeandfollow.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/145 FEEDBACK Call (903) 231-2221 Email f...
  • How to find time for podcasting

    Sep 23, 2013 | 46 min
    9 steps to help you make time for running a successful podcast. http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/144
  • How to find time for podcasting – TAP144

    Sep 23, 2013 | 46 min
    9 steps to help you make time for running a successful podcast. 1. Recognize the time requirements 2. Separate your tasks … 3. … or batch your tasks 4. Schedule your time 5. Use a timer for focus 6. Simplify and don't attempt too much 7. Remove something else from your schedule 8. Get reminders or accountability 9. Get help Get a great WordPress theme from http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/studiopress Check out Podcasters' Roundtable at http://podcastersroundtable.com Make your blog or podcast website awesome with Social Subscribe & Follow Icons: http://subscribeandfollow.com Follow me on http://twitter.com/theRamenNoodle Links and shownotes at http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/144 FEEDBACK Call...
  • How to backup your podcasts and more

    Sep 18, 2013 | 43 min
    You never realize how important quality backups are until you desperately need them. Here are several ways you can (and should) backup your podcasts, website, and even personal computer. http://TheAudacitytoPodcast.com/143

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