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10 Tips To Protect or Enhance Your Voice

Once upon a time I was a bass player and singer in a rock and roll band (cue the Moody Blues). It was the 1980’s and we were a 3-piece with visions of being the next Grand Funk Railroad. I got a call one afternoon from a notorious biker bar here in the southwest. The […]

On My iPod: What Podcasts Am I Listening To?

It’s said that most good writers are also ardent readers. It’s also said that you can learn a lot about a person by the books they read. The same can be said for podcasters. Ever wonder what the rest of us are listening to? So, I grabbed my iPod Touch and started making a list. […]

Choosing Your Mic, Choosing Your Sound

To say microphones are a passion to me would be an understatement. A microphone is the gateway to your sound. It’s also one of the most important pieces of equipment you’ll ever purchase for your podcast. Because of the multitude of options you’ve got out there, by the simple act of choosing your microphone, you […]

Bumpers, Sweepers, Stingers and Drops

I recently got an email asking about the voiceovers on my podcast, Campground Pirate Radio. Primarily, about the sweepers I use to segue from one set of tunes to another. That got me thinking that there are a lot of podcasts out there that could benefit from sound effects, bumpers, sweepers, stingers and drops. Terminology Most […]

Going Out In Style: Derek K. Miller

We lost a fellow podcaster on Tuesday, Derek K. Miller. Along with his buddy an co-host, Dave Chick they produced Inside Home Recording, an outstanding podcast on home and project studio recording that’s been going since 2005. Derek lost his long battle with colorectal cancer, something that hits close to home because my dad lost […]

Let’s Talk Podcast Stats

I belong to a number of different groups on LinkedIn, many of which are podcast related (and if you don’t know what I’m talking about, then it’s high-time you get your fanny over to LinkedIn and check it out). One of the many on-going discussions/questions is regarding statistics. How many people are listening/downloading my shows? […]

The Intern’s List: The Most Influential Marketers

Recently one of our interns, working on his major in Communications, was wrapping up his stay with us. We were chatting about his time here and where he was going next when the conversation turned to who we were reading and following. I rattled off a couple of names of which he eagerly jotted down. […]

Using YouTube to Market Your Podcast: Part 3

In the previous two posts, Using YouTube to Market Your Podcast: Part 1 and Part 2 you’ve learned how to come up with content for your videos and the steps necessary to creating them. Let’s get those videos online and help them get found. You’ve finished your video and hopefully you’ve shot it in HD. […]

Using YouTube to Market Your Podcast: Part 2

I’m an advocate of using every available method available to get your message out. That’s why I’m a staunch advocate for using YouTube to market your podcast. In my previous post we talked about choosing what you wanted to make your video about. Now that you’ve had some time to think about it and hopefully […]

Using YouTube to Market Your Podcast: Part 1

Want a sure-fire way to draw an audience to your podcast on a limited budget? Consider using YouTube to market your podcast. YouTube has proven itself to be a wonderful marketing tool. No matter how niche you think your podcast is, your market is most likely on YouTube. If you’re already creating a video podcast, […]

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