Better Podcasting

Better Podcasting

Better Podcasting is a podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Please check out www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.... Show More

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This week we talk about some of the ways that you can motivate yourself when you happen to be feeling a little unmotivated. 

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about an article that analyzed listening to podcasts on faster speeds.

In our Better Podback we talk about someone who needs a new apple podcast review notification plugin.

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In this episode we discuss the idea of creating supplemental content related to your podcast's topic. We'll discuss some ideas of things that you may want to create, some considerations before you create extra content, and some ways that you can use it to compliment the content within your podcast.

Instead of a Better Podcasting Download, this week we have a special announcement (begins at 17:20) to do with our sh... Read more

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Recently there was a debate about whether Spotify or Apple was the leader in podcast distribution. This sparked a bit of a topic of conversation with us - what are some benefits, challenges, and considerations of distributing your podcast through multiple locations? This episode we discuss this.

In this week's Better Podcasting we discuss a recent conversation between the heads of Podnews and Blubrry about podca... Read more

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Occasionally you may need to consider making a change to a key part of your podcast setup that could potentially lead to a disaster, today we discuss some ways you can handle some of these situations to help make the change go more smooth. 

In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we have a reddit post from a user who has some tips for future podcasters.

Finally, we run a poll about how many episodes pe... Read more

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We kick off our 2020 by talking about a variety of ways that you can be likable to your audience. While there may not be a one-size-fits-all formula, we hope that this episode helps you consider some of the thing that could potentially help with your particular show.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a podcaster who had a breakout year, and what we can learn from their statistics. 
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In this episode we conclude our annual 2-part tradition of running down our gear/podcast configuration changes of the year - this episode it's all about SP.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about one way that Podcaster artwork is being eyed up by copyright holders.

Finally, we have some listener feedback about a Humble Bundle deal for video creators.

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In this episode we start our annual 2-part tradition of running down our gear/podcast configuration changes of the year - this episode it's all about Stephen.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about two changes to Alexa compatability for podcast consumers.

Finally, we have a follow-up from Johan about his podcast setup.

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This week in the show we round up some listener/viewer feedback about what their one goal is that they've chosen for their podcast for 2020. 

In this week's Better Podcasting Download there's some new research that could indicate that podcasts might be getting a little shorter.

Finally, in this week's Better Podback, we have some listeners talk about their experience with the Behringer H... Read more

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This week we discuss a variety of ways that you can do sound treatment for your sound. We discuss both sound treatment and full soundproofing ideas.

In the Better Podcasting Download we discuss a recent report on news-based podcasts. 

Finally, we have some listener feedback on how they're handling the holidays -- keeping their shows going.

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The winter holiday season is coming and that means some people will be taking a break from their podcast. In this episode we discuss some of the ways that you can keep working on your podcast while you still take a break from podcasting.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we highlight an article by SP on avoiding the question "Whatever happened to that podcast?"

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There are often occasions where you may want to consider implementing some changes to your podcast. In this episode we discuss some of the reasons you may consider revising your show, some of the benefits to doing so, and some of the best practices that we recommend. 

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about a controversy surrounding the iHeart Podcast Awards.

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Over the past few weeks you may have heard of something called NaPodPoMo (National Podcast Post Month), this week we explain what it is, discuss some pros/cons to it, and give some general best practices if you want to participate.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss the annual Apple holiday schedule and YouTube needing to know about whether or not your target audience involves children.
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In this episode we discuss some of the ways that we've prepared to push through our podcast through challenging circumstances. We discuss the ways we accomplished our podcast, some key take-aways, and some things we would do differently if we were to do it today.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about how podcasting is finally being scanned for copyrighted music.

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This week on the show we discuss the differences between making your show better, making your show easier to produce and growing your audience. These are three areas you can invest in, and we discuss how they are all uniquely different.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss a recent mic comparison by former guest of the show, Bandrew from Podcastage.

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In this week's show we discuss why the definition of a podcast doesn't matter for hobby podcasters AND how you can embrace this concept to help you grow your show, all while enjoying it more.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we chat about a new IAB certified hosting provider.

Finally, in this week's Better Podback we gather some thoughts about the Zoom L-8, as well as some people'... Read more

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In this episode we discuss what it means to podcast to perfection. We'll discuss some of the benefits, some of the challenges and some situations where you may want to consider podcasting with perfection in mind.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we give our initial thoughts on the Zoom L-8.

Finally, in the Better Podback we discuss the challenges of loudness standards.

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Do you have podcast ambitions? You should. Today we take some "Wouldn't it be great if..." podcast ambition statements and discuss some considerations to help you work toward these, then we talk about some of the reality factors to do with these concepts.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we talk about some recent podcast news to do with Libsyn.

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Guests can be a key aspect to podcasting - sometimes you're having guests on your show, sometimes you're being a guest on a podcast. Although guesting can be a key part of cross-promotion, sometimes you can go too far to have a guest on your show, or trying to be a guest on other shows.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about an update with the Deezer side of podcasting.

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For our 200th episode we thought it was a good opportunity to talk about how hobby podcasting is still fun and why it still matters in 2019. 

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss Pocket Casts doing a change on their decision about their pricing model.


Finally, we take feedback from our past podcasts selves in this week's Better Podback.

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This week in the show we discuss why it's important to take time to reflect on your entire podcast endeavors in order to help maximize your time for your hobbies - to help ensure that you continue to have fun.

In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about statistics on podcast equipment (as voted for by our live audience during our live recording).

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