Raising the bar one show at a time.

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Media hosts vs. web hosts, what you should look out for when hooking up with a web host and how to painlessly switch hosts when necessary.

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It’s a normal-length show this week as I cover the basics of using Skype to bring in a guest or co-host for a show.

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In what turned out to be a much longer episode than I had planned, I covered the proper mounting of microphone booms and two exceptional soundboard programs for getting music into a show.

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Now, okay, maybe that title is a little link-baity. But I chose it because statistically, it’s probably true. I’m not going to name names other than myself – I have to admit that despite knowing what makes show notes effective, I’m too often too lazy to do them properly. What is the right way to do show notes? Although it varies by the needs of the podcaster, there are some general guidelines that should be followed.

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Two ways to promote one company. Which should you choose?

Thanks to listener Jim Beeghley of Teaching the Civil War with Technology for calling in the question about promoting Audible this week! For his efforts, Jim has earned himself a free hour of consulting with me – congratulations, Jim!

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A comparison of Mixlr and other streaming services, using background music and working alone. Good show this week!

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If you produce a live show, are you a podcaster? Or are you more?

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Nervous about starting a show? Jittery about doing one by yourself? I used to be that way, too. In this episode, I explain how I got over it.

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Live, Baby, Live! This episode was broadcast live on Ustream as I recorded it.

Incidentally, Live, Baby, Live! was the name of an INXS live concert released on VHS back in 1991. I’ve got it. Yeah, that’s right, I dig INXS. Wanna make somethin’ of it?

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week I’m talking about ways to handle long breaks between episodes, media hosting options and getting into iTunes. I open the show with an explanation of QAQN: Rebirth, which is a method I’m using to reboot my podcasts and bring in new listeners. It coincides with a […]