Be a Better Podcaster #11 – Using Soundboards to Insert Music and Ads


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.

Be a Better Podcaster #10 – Your Show Notes Suck


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.

Be a Better Podcaster #9 – Monetizing a Podcast


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!

Be a Better Podcaster #5 – Stat Tracking and Ustreaming


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?

Be a Better Podcaster #4.1 – Production Gaps, Media Hosting and iTunes


Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis 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 long […]