Ever have an issue with Skype? Choppy connection, hiss in your audio, disconnected from your interviewee or co-host? These are just a few of the issues some podcasters are experiencing when using Skype. However, Skype, in many cases still remains one of the better ways to connect with remote interviewees and co-hosts. But what if […]
Direct download: TPS079__An_Alternative_to_Skype.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:57pm PDT

What if you need to move your podcast RSS feed? I tell you how I accomplished this with one of the feeds we have at my work via a special RSS tag (see the links section below for the code). Also discussed is the number of episodes you’ll see listed on your iTunes page. The […]
Direct download: TPS078__Moving_Your_RSS_Feed_and_Formatting_Descriptions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:55pm PDT

Have you run into the 512kb limit imposed on your feed via FeedBurner? This episode will give you some solutions about how to fix it or what to be on the lookout for so your feed doesn’t go down. If you’re just weary of the FeedBurner’s future and want to move your feed away, Rob […]
Direct download: TPS077_RSS_Feeds_and_FeedBurner.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm PDT

I try a new way of recording my podcast (mic to Fethead to H4n, no mixer) and have a totally off-the-cuff episode filled with other thoughts about recording audio. In other words… I go off “script.” I also talk about SD vs HD video hosting and production. In my opinion, there is no reason to […]
Direct download: TPS076_Random_thoughts_on_Recording_Audio.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:45pm PDT

What were the largest hurdles you had to overcome when starting a podcast? Starting anything can be tough. The first sentence of a school paper, an about page on your blog, show notes for your podcast episode, these are all hard things to start but once you do you’re off and running. A podcast is […]
Direct download: TPS075-Podcasting_Hurdles.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:35am PDT

When you compress your final edited version of your podcast into an mp3 audio file you have a couple decisions to make. How big or small do I want the file to be versus how good do I want it to sound?

There are many factors that can lead to a final decision regarding your podcast file. These are a few factors that I take into consideration when compressing my mp3 for release into the feed.

Direct download: PQT_-_Audio_File_Size_vs_Quality.mp3
Category:PQT -- posted at: 8:29pm PDT

Hangouts On-Air (HOA) have been a great experiment for my newest podcast, Podcasters’ Roundtable. I’ve tried several different live-streaming options and HOA’s have been remarkably effective in getting people to actually show up and participate. The most interesting revelation about this is the live-streams tend to get scheduled only 24 hours in advance of going […]
Direct download: TPS074_HOA_for_Podcasters_iTunes_Feed_Specs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:51pm PDT

Protect your WordPress website from malicious hackers, spam and other bots attempting to invade your site by taking some simple steps for non-coders. Plugins are a great way to enhance the security of your WordPress website. Dustin Hartzler from Your Website Engineer talks with me about some of his favorite ways to protect your website. Also included […]
Direct download: TPS_073_Securing_Your_WordPress_Website_with_Dustin_Hartzler.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37pm PDT

When coming up with a name for your podcast, consider asking a friend what they think. Special guest host David Jackson explains.

Direct download: PQT_Naming_Your_Podcast.mp3
Category:PQT -- posted at: 9:10am PDT

Do you have a microphone, mixer or recorder that requires you to turn up the gain settings really loud in order to get a good signal? The FetHead might just be your answer to bringing those gain levels back down and reducing the hiss and noise you’re getting in your podcast’s audio. To be clear, […]
Direct download: TPS_072_FetHead_Inline_Microphone_Preamp.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:03pm PDT

Microphones! Matt McGlynn from Recording Hacks joins me “in Studio” to talk all about microphones (a passion and hobby of his) and specifically those mics that work best for most podcasters. Matt’s site, Recording Hacks, is dedicated to “making audio gear accessible and useful to people.” Recently he has written a couple of great articles […]
Direct download: TPS_071_-_Microphones_with_Matt_McGlynn.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:24pm PDT

Include names of interviewees and guests in your podcast titles so that they show up in iTunes search.

Direct download: PQT_-_Names_in_Titles.mp3
Category:PQT -- posted at: 6:09pm PDT

I recently spoke on the topic of podcasting at Social Media Week D.C. (#SMWDC) and it presented some great opportunities to use gear that I don’t always use and speak to people face to face instead of from behind the mic. This of course led to some insights that are perfect for podcasters. Public speaking […]
Direct download: 070-Zoom_H4n_and_the_Top_Podcasting_Directories.mp3
Category:The Podcasters' Studio -- posted at: 6:39pm PDT

Find out how to get the most out of your podcasting budget by focusing on the elements of your show that are most likely to affect the quality of your podcast.

Direct download: PQT_Focus_Your_Podcasts_Budget.mp3
Category:PQT -- posted at: 6:00pm PDT

Your website is your podcast’s central hub, its home on the web. It’s where you have an entire archive of all your episodes, links you mentioned in any given show, buttons to follow, share and continue the conversation on social media, profiles of your hosts and easy ways to allow your community to get in […]
Direct download: TPS069_WordPress_for_Podcasting_Dustin_Hartzler.mp3
Category:Interviews -- posted at: 7:37pm PDT

Learn how you can earn money when someone uses your iTunes subscription link to subscribe to your podcast.

Direct download: PQT_-_iTunes_Affiliate_Program.mp3
Category:PQT -- posted at: 7:43pm PDT

Take a behind the scenes listen to the audio workflow that I use to produce an episode of The Podcasters’ Studio. Want to learn how to shoot better video for your podcast, YouTube channel or just your home movies? I take you through the most important steps to getting a more professional look out of […]
Direct download: TPS068-Audio_Worflow_Video_Tips.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:38pm PDT



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