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Oct. 9, 2020

How To Start Podcasting for About $100

I stepped out of my studio this week and recorded today's podcast on my "backup equipment," which is a Shure SM48 Microphone ($48…

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Oct. 8, 2020

Remembering Bill Leaf on his 40th Birthday

My best friend Bill Leaf would have turned 40 this weekend. Every year I post the story of what happened to him, and the eulogy …

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Oct. 2, 2020

The Power of the Mute Button

Editor's Note: Today's show was recorded Thursday afternoon, before news broke that President and Mrs. Trump tested positive for …

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Sept. 25, 2020

Why You SHOULDN'T Shoot Video For Your Podcast

Earlier this month, I shot a couple of my "5 Minute Friday" podcasts on video. I wanted to see if "the juice was worth the squeez…

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Sept. 18, 2020

Loudness And Volume Matter

This week's tip is to make sure your volume is consistent - throughout and between your episodes. I start by explaining why. He…

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Sept. 11, 2020

Use Your Network

This week, I talked to two different friends, in two different fields, who were unhappy and looking for a career change. And I w…

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Sept. 4, 2020

Patience and Grace

My tip of the week: As we all navigate new technologies, be patient with people. It's served me well with clients, and I really …

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Aug. 26, 2020

Taking Time Off to Hone Your Craft

Last week, I blocked my calendar and was hoping for a summer getaway with my wife and dog. Well, Rona made that less appealing, …

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Aug. 14, 2020

An Update

It's been 10 days since our last episode, and life's been busy - with some large projects and other things that have come up. Ju…

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Aug. 4, 2020

Chris Krimitsos Previews Podfest Global Summit

The Podfest Global Summit runs August 10-15, with a preview underway this week. Chief Creative Officer Chris Krimitsos was able …

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July 31, 2020

Reviewing Michelle Obama

Yesterday, I listened to the Michelle Obama Podcast, a Spotify exclusive. Full disclosure, I love the Obamas (and miss them). O…

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July 28, 2020

Stacey Simms on Making Money Podcasting

Stacey Simms is all about connections and community. We met through the alumni association of our college radio station, and sinc…

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July 24, 2020

Times Buys Serial, PM20 Finally Cancelled

My piece of advice this week - do not use copyrighted music in your podcast. In a recent Facebook post in a Podcast Movement Grou…

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July 21, 2020

Rob Greenlee of the Podcast Academy

Today I'm joined by podcast industry royalty - Mr. Rob Greenlee. He's incredibly well known for his work in the space, and he no…

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July 17, 2020

Why Your Podcast Is a Racecar

Ben Hamilton, one of my early mentors in radio, taught me that doing a show is like driving a racecar. Do all your work in the p…

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July 14, 2020

Fantasy Football Podcaster Brian Drake

Brian Drake is quickly making a name for himself as the host of the Fantasy Football Hustle podcast and writer for Fighting Chanc…

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July 10, 2020

Sirius buys Stitcher, and The Great Microphone Shortage

Today's tip: Give yourself plenty of lead time to get your podcast mic - there's a SHORTAGE! For starters, I recommend a dynamic …

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July 7, 2020

Podcast Consultant and Editor Britany Felix

I first came across the name Britany Felix in the Podcast Editors Club Facebook group. Britany was someone who always had a thou…

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July 3, 2020

Don't Overcomplicate It

Just because you have the tools in front of you doesn't mean you need to use them - a TV example reminded me of this. I start by…

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June 30, 2020

Audio Guru Tom Kelly of Clean Cut Audio

Tom Kelly owns Clean Cut Audio, where he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to help podcasters and bands alike create th…

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June 26, 2020

Take A Break

My lesson learned this week is to take a break. It's OK. That's why I'm recording this on Wednesday instead of Thursday. My wife…

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June 23, 2020

Podcast Editor In Chief Steve Stewart

Steve Stewart runs the "Podcast Editors Club" Facebook group, with over 5,000 members. Steve joins me today to talk about how he …

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June 19, 2020

When To Break Format

Usually my Tuesday episodes are 30 minute interviews. This week's was an hour. I explain my thought process here. Black podcasti…

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June 16, 2020

Mistress Carrie on WAAF, being embedded with troops, and moving her b…

For decades, Mistress Carrie entertained - and bonded with - the masses on legendary Boston rock station WAAF. Earlier this year…

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