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Better Podcasting

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Rank #174 in Podcasting category

Hobbies
Podcasting
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Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer host a weekly podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Each week they talk about a podcasting topic in depth within an arc (like how to start a podcast, podcast gear for the hobby podcaster, and tips on different types of presenting-announcing-hosting) and then run down a current news item of importance to podcasting. They also run down any feedback and offer advice on how to make your hobby podcasting time better, easier and more fun. You can check them out at www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.

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Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer host a weekly podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Each week they talk about a podcasting topic in depth within an arc (like how to start a podcast, podcast gear for the hobby podcaster, and tips on different types of presenting-announcing-hosting) and then run down a current news item of importance to podcasting. They also run down any feedback and offer advice on how to make your hobby podcasting time better, easier and more fun. You can check them out at www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.

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By G345 - Apr 06 2019
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Best resource I’ve heard yet for podcasters. Recommend for podcasters of all levels. The less you know the more you’ll learn. I’ve been podcasting for two years and had to learn a lot through trial and error. This pod is worth many years of experience and will make your experience WAAAAAY better. 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

Better Podcasting is a better podcast

By JimDvl - Mar 19 2019
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Great show with a lot of evergreen content. I have been toying with starting my own podcast and listening to the back catalog here will save me time, money and stress while allowing me to create a better product. The guys have a great rapport and sense of humor – they keep it entertaining while providing technical advice. If you are thinking of starting your own podcast start here.

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26 Ratings
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25
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Lots of info!

By G345 - Apr 06 2019
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Best resource I’ve heard yet for podcasters. Recommend for podcasters of all levels. The less you know the more you’ll learn. I’ve been podcasting for two years and had to learn a lot through trial and error. This pod is worth many years of experience and will make your experience WAAAAAY better. 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

Better Podcasting is a better podcast

By JimDvl - Mar 19 2019
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Great show with a lot of evergreen content. I have been toying with starting my own podcast and listening to the back catalog here will save me time, money and stress while allowing me to create a better product. The guys have a great rapport and sense of humor – they keep it entertaining while providing technical advice. If you are thinking of starting your own podcast start here.

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Better Podcasting

Updated 18 days ago

Rank #174 in Podcasting category

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Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer host a weekly podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Each week they talk about a podcasting topic in depth within an arc (like how to start a podcast, podcast gear for the hobby podcaster, and tips on different types of presenting-announcing-hosting) and then run down a current news item of importance to podcasting. They also run down any feedback and offer advice on how to make your hobby podcasting time better, easier and more fun. You can check them out at www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.

Rank #1: Better Podcasting - Episode 003 - The Editing Process

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Better Podcasting – Episode 003 – The Editing Process Welcome to Better Podcasting! We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. During our third show we run down the editing process including some editing software, techniques and even recommended post-processing plugins. Along similar lines we talk about a couple other essentials you need including music and album art. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss some deal shopping tips when searching for podcast gear. Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com http://betterpodcastinggear.com/ Stephen and SP thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Tuesday November 10th, 2015.

Nov 15 2015
51 mins
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Rank #2: Better Podcasting #170 - Recording With Co-Hosts In The Same Room

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We've often spoken about how to podcast with co-hosts remotely, but what about the situations where you're going to record in the same room together? In this episode we'll discuss some best practices and share some of our experiences when recording with other people in the same room. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss Apple's email about the use of podcast Title Tags, and what their expectation is for these. We also give our take on Apple's power within the industry.

Mar 04 2019
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #3: Better Podcasting BONUS EPISODE - International Podcasting Day Special

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In this BONUS EPISODE of Better Podcasting, we share the recording from our live-stream that we did for International Podcast Day (or as we like to call it here, International Podcasting Day). Friend of the show Heather Welch (from Sunshine and PowerCuts podcast) joins us to get in on some International Podcast Day fun. We discuss a brief history of podcasting (data courtesy of Emily Prokop of The Story Behind podcast), the GonnaGeek Network AND we do a fun podcast-letter game.

Oct 15 2017
58 mins
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Rank #4: Better Podcasting - Episode 030 - Microphones - Choosing and Using

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Welcome to Better Podcasting! We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. We continue our microphone arc this week by discussing considerations you may have for choosing (selecting) which microphone you want. In addition, we'll give you some tips and tricks for how to physically best use them (placement, etc). In the Better Podcasting Download we'll give you an update on what the Blab officials have to say about the future of the service. Finally, in Better Podback we take your feedback. Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Friday, May 27, 2016 - Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Happy Podcasting!

Jun 02 2016
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #5: Better Podcasting - Episode 064 - From Hobbyist to Professional

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Stargate Pioneer and Stephen are pleased to have special guest Bandrew Scott (from his Podcastage YouTube Channel and The Bandrew Says Podcast) to get his insight on podcasting while learning about his history taking his hobby to a professional (or if you'd prefer "hobbyist plus") level. Topics include the difference between commercial/professional and hobby podcasting, how he manages his schedule and some of his favorite experiences with his over 100 microphone tests and reviews (not to mention his 200+ videos). During this week's Better Podcasting Download the three discuss the question of building a two-person podcast setup on a $300 budget.  Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! Happy Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Friday, January 27, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

Feb 01 2017
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #6: Better Podcasting #082 - What I Wish I Would Have Known Before Podcasting

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This week's episode is ALL ABOUT YOU as we take listener clips on what questions you had before you started podcasting AND what you discovered the answer was afterward. It's a jam-packed episode of GREAT discussion.

Jun 07 2017
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #7: Better Podcasting #138 - Video Podcasts: Reloaded

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By listener request, we're talking about video podcasts again. A lot has changed since we last spoke (episode 14, 15, 16, 17) which is why this week we're giving an overview of the information we think is most relevant to podcasters wanting to start doing video. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we discuss a Google Podcasts issue Stephen encountered, a weird RSS thing that happened with Castbox and how Anchor changed their terms of service. We also talk about the theory of a "Netflix of podcasting"

Jul 08 2018
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #8: Better Podcasting - Episode 019 - Live Q&A 1

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Better Podcasting - Episode 019 - Live Q&A 1 Welcome to Better Podcasting! We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. This week we shake up the usual Better Podcasting format as we kick of our first official live Q&A edition where we take questions from fans directly via Blab. Topics include iTunes Connect, the benefit of multiple RSS feeds, things to consider when picking a hosting provider, benefits of owning your domain and even desk management... literally. Actual. Physical. Desk. Management. We would love to know what you think about this special. Would you like to hear more of them? Email podcast@betterpodcasting.com It’s not too late to catch SP and 5 other GonnaGeek network podcasting hosts at C2E2 (The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo) on March 18th, 2016 in the Workshop Room at 2:45 PM to present a panel on Everyday Podcasting For Your Everyday Life. Come meet us there to discuss some great tips on hobby podcasting and introduce yourselves to us. We’d love to meet you! Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com http://betterpodcastinggear.com/ Stephen and SP thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Friday, March 11th, 2016 Happy Podcasting!

Mar 16 2016
58 mins
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Rank #9: Better Podcasting #153 - Dealing With The Ever-Changing Podcast World in 2018

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This week in the show we discuss the ever-changing podcast world of 2018 and how you can deal with it as a podcaster. We'll run through a variety of examples of this change and how you can handle these. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss Scripps' acquisition of Triton and how there are finally podcast awards. Finally, we have a special announcement!

Oct 29 2018
57 mins
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Rank #10: Better Podcasting - Episode 055 - Planning 2017: Part 2

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In part two of three of our arc on 2017 planning and this week we're talking software and structure. If you're looking to make some changes to your podcast software or even your entire show structure, we'll talk about some considerations you have. During this week's Better Podcasting Download Stephen finally wraps up his Shure SM7B vs Audio-Technica BP40 test. Take a listen and judge for yourself! Finally, in this week's Better Podback we'll take some feedback from a couple listeners who were intrigued by our Podcast Chair discussion. Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! Happy Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Friday, November 18, 2016 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

Nov 23 2016
43 mins
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Rank #11: Better Podcasting - Episode 020 - Podcast Budgets - Start

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Better Podcasting - Episode 020 - Podcast Budgets - Start Welcome to Better Podcasting! We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. This episode we kick off our new arc discussion your podcast budget. We'll answer questions including what it'll take to get your podcast started, what other costs you can expect and possible costs if you want to start a tier-higher than the basics. In the Better Podcasting download we discuss some podcast stats coming out of the latest Edison research. Finally, in Better Podback we discuss social media. Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com http://betterpodcastinggear.com/ Stephen and SP thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 Happy Podcasting!

Mar 23 2016
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #12: Better Podcasting #164 - Protecting Your Podcast Setup

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Whether you've just started, or you've been going awhile, you have a podcast setup of some form. In this episode we'll discuss various ways to protect your #podcasting setup. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we give our take on a recent discussion on podcasting's alleged biggest problem. Finally, Stephen kicks off our Better Podback with a rant about inefficient podcast communities.

Jan 21 2019
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #13: Better Podcasting - Episode 031 - Microphones - Specialty Microphones

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Welcome to Better Podcasting! We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. We cap our microphone arc this week by discussing specialty microphones including shotgun microphones, lapel/lavalier microphones, and broadcast headsets. We'll give you demonstrations of a shotgun microphone and a broadcast headset; we'll also run down reasons you might want to use all of these. In the Better Podcasting Download we'll update you on the podcast awards as well as some statistics information release by Blubrry and how it compares to other data released by other podcast statistics company. Finally, we'll take your feedback in our Better Podback section. Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Friday, May 31, 2016 - Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Happy Podcasting!

Jun 08 2016
42 mins
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Rank #14: Better Podcasting #068 - Conducting Research: Emily Prokop Interview

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Special guest Emily Prokop of The Story Behind podcast joins us this week to discuss the topic of conducting research. Among Emily's endless amount of advice for researching topics for your podcast, she'll also share what it was like to end a podcast as well as converting to a solo short-form podcast.  During the Better Podcasting Download, we'll give you the latest information about SoundCloud and what it might mean for you. Finally, we'll take your feedback to discuss what keeps you listening to a podcast.  Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! Happy Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Friday, February 24, 2017 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

Feb 28 2017
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #15: Better Podcasting #124 - What Type of Host Are You?

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This week we ask the question - what type of podcast host are you? We'll discuss different type of podcast hosting styles, why it's important and what you can do to help develop untapped potential.  In this week's Better Podcasting Download, Stephen gives his quick overview / first impressions of testing Pinecast and runs down the pros and cons that he experienced trying it out. Finally, Stephen gives a BIT of an update about the Zoom L-12 clip/click issue that he encountered with his DBX286s. 

Apr 02 2018
43 mins
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Rank #16: Better Podcasting #100 - Back to Basics for Episode 100

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In our 100th episode we go back to basics as we run down some of the key tips from our past 99 episodes to kick off the show. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we chat about a headset comparison that SP did recently, how Boss Jock Studio is no longer working the same with Dropbox and also how SoundCloud just changed some stats and what it means to you as a podcaster. Finally, we'll take listener feedback on what has been happening around the pod-space this week.

Oct 09 2017
55 mins
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Rank #17: Better Podcasting #129 - Podcast Decisions

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There are a lot of decisions that you need to make when podcasting, but do you need to do all of them right now? This episode Stephen and SP walk you through some ways to help you make decisions about your podcast by working through a few common ones. In this week's Better Podcasting Download, Stephen gives his review of SecondLine Theme's Bolden WordPress theme. Finally, we take your feedback about your podcasting world.

May 06 2018
50 mins
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Rank #18: Better Podcasting - Episode 056 - Planning 2017: Part 3

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In the final installment of our planning 2017 arc, Stephen and SP discuss Podcast Infrastructure & Promotion Planning for the year. The crew have some considerations for you if you're looking at how to promote your show in 2017 including appearances, website changes, patreon and a few others. Since this episode was recorded on Black Friday, it would make sense for our Better Podcasting Download to be all about sale shopping this holiday season. Finally during Better Podback we take a question about whether or not to be excited about being syndicated on another site. Do you have something to say about the art of hobby podcasting? Do you want to chime in on an episode of Better Podcasting? You can always ping us on Better Podcasting on the internet at the following places: @BetterPod http://facebook.com/betterpodcasting http://betterpodcasting.com Not familiar with Better Podcasting? We talk about podcast tips, tools and best practices to help you succeed with your podcast! Just like you we podcast purely out of the love and the fun of it. Podcasting is our hobby and we love that it is yours too! We always encourage your questions and feedback and you can find all of our contact information at betterpodcasting.com. Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer thank you for listening, downloading and subscribing to Better Podcasting. We hope you come back for more Better Podcasting! Happy Podcasting! This podcast was recorded on Friday, November 25, 2016 – Streamed Live to www.Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek.com

Nov 30 2016
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #19: Better Podcasting #089 - Outdated Podcast Advice

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Podcasting has been around for a long time and yet it's still rapidly changing, these two points make for a high probability of outdated advice. Today we're running down a few key pieces of podcast advice that we still see shared today, that we think should stick in the past. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we're going to talk about an Android podcast player... that really isn't that new. Finally, in Better Podback we got a message from a listener on a way to get all of your Clammrs. 

Jul 24 2017
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #20: Better Podcasting #097 - Live Streaming Update

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In this week's episode we do an update about Live Streaming options. We'll run down the changes (and other important notes) since our previous discussion way back in Episode 5. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we'll answer a couple big listener questions about Podcast Communities and Co-Host problems (before even starting podcast). Finally, we'll take your feedback about your week in podcasting.

Sep 18 2017
1 hour 2 mins
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