Category: Episode

Columbus Meetup – Beginner Podcast Tech Mistakes – PHD105

Columbus Meetup – Beginner Podcast Tech Mistakes – PHD105

I was the featured speaker at The Columbus Ohio Podcaster’s Meetup in March.   Today’s episode is the recording of that presentation. It’s all about Beginner Podcasters Tech Mistakes and how to avoid them.   It was held at the RawVoice Inc. / Blubrry Podcasting HQ in Columbus Ohio.  More information about the meetup here.    

Podcast Passion – PHD104

Podcast Passion – PHD104

I’ve been having a few things on my mind so I figured rather than write it out and rant on Facebook, I would flip on the mic and just speak it. This is a somewhat different episode. It’s me rambling on a bit about Passion for podcasting. Also about learning your craft. Even the techy …

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Recording an Episode – PHD103

Recording an Episode – PHD103

Today I talk about recording your episodes. It’s an off the top of my head episode about how I record, some tips for recording. The main points are: 1. Find some quiet time in a quiet space. 2. Allow enough time for re-dos and editing (while it’s fresh). 3. Don’t overthink it. 4. Get comfortable …

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Recording Equipment for Your Podcast – PHD102

Recording Equipment for Your Podcast – PHD102

News: Blubrry/RawVoice has acquired Cast Feed Validator (castfeedvalidator.com) Recording Equipment You do not need anything a smartphone to start podcasting.  Some people have good luck with just a smartphone and if done right, they can record a good show with just that. Microphones.  I suggest NOT getting a USB Condenser mic  Go for a dynamic …

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Planning Your Podcast – PHD101

Planning Your Podcast – PHD101

Planning your Podcast 1. Pick a subject 2. Pick a title 3. Get a domain name 4. Figure out ahead of time how you are going to do the RSS feed a. WordPress/PowerPress b. No website but use RSS from Media host c. Roll your own XML (rss) feed d. Proprietary service (Soundcloud, Podbean, others) …

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Season 2 Trailer – PHD

Season 2 Trailer – PHD

Being that IOS11 and the new Podcasts App is out today, I figured I would play with things and do a trailer for “Season 2” of the Podcast Help Desk. So, here it is. These will be the next 10 episodes. I will also include some news, views and the normal stuff in htere as …

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What’s in an Email address? – PQH 9-8-17

What’s in an Email address? – PQH 9-8-17

Do you think less of someone because of their email address? say @hotmail.com, Outlook.com, Yahoo.com or AOL.com?   (Gmail.com seems to be my exception) What say you? Be sure to go back and listen to PHD100 if you haven’t heard it and go to PodcastHelpDesk.com (or press the button on the right if you are …

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Episode 100 – My History in Podcasting – PHD100

Episode 100 – My History in Podcasting – PHD100

News: Podcast Movement 2017 Shows I’ve started. (starting in April 2005) Benzoid Report / Mike Dell’s World (93 episodes of BR and the rest MDW) Your Podcast by Blubrry Traverse City Podcast Geek of the North What’s Up With That? Quick Hits 5 Min with Mike RetroTech Strange Today Today in Aviation History Aviation History …

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Podcast Help Desk News Flash Briefing available on Alexa

Podcast Help Desk News Flash Briefing available on Alexa

Just a short note and announcement to let you know that a new Skill is available from the Podcast Help Desk (me). Just look for Podcast Help Desk News and add the skill.  Then in your flash briefing on your Alexa device, you will hear a 1-2 min news clip from Podcast Help Desk News …

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Why Does Real Podcast Hosting Cost So Much More Than Soundcloud? – PHD099

Why Does Real Podcast Hosting Cost So Much More Than Soundcloud? – PHD099

News: Messengers movie available for Pre-order at iTunes Soundcloud is dying.  Run for your lives!  (really, make other plans if you are on soundcloud). Audioboom makes deal with Deezer (or is it the other way around?) ————- Q: Why is XXX (Blubrry, Libsyn, Spreaker) so much more expensive than Soundcloud? A: Because, businesses that host …

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