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Dave Jackson has been helping people launch podcasts since 2005 and every Saturday he is joined by Jim Collison to is runs the Average Guy Network. Together they have 20 years of podcasting experience and coaching.
 
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Facebook Failure 4:40 Spotify buys Gimlet 7:42 Anchor's "Sponsors" 12:22 Anchor blocks access to Apple and Stitcher stats 17:00 Things you shouldn't obsess over (reviews, linking to reviews, removing reviews) 19:56 is Patreon Sustainable? (Yes) They addressed the slow payments, future features, and sustainability in a video 30:02 Thanks to our ...…
 
Today Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting is joined by Josh Rivers from Podcasting Experiments to talk about the following topics: 3:29 Shane from tourpreneur.com has a question about Gimbles 8:09 Osmo Mobile 2 Smartphone Gimbal another popular one is Smooth-4 Smartphone Gimbal (Black) 9:04 Thanks to our top supporters 9:55 What earbuds? ...…
 
Today Dave Jackson from the School of Podcastingg is joined by Juergen Berkessel of the Podcast Growth Show author of the book the Podcast Marketing Bible, and his company Polymash 4:33 Instagram 7:42 Michael Stelzner is leaving Pinterest 10:00 Link Tree https://linktr.ee/ 11:00 Dave accidentally had two Twitter Tools on when he was playing wit ...…
 
This week Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting and Jim Collison from the Average Guy Network take your questions live and talk about the following subjects. 4:10 The Phone Sounds bad from last week 5:40 Blue Yeti vs Cell Phone 15:45 Camera Audio is horrible 16:18 Does good content make you sit through audio that sounds bad? 22:46 Chromeca ...…
 
Today Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting is joined by John Bukenas of Audio Editing Solutions. Jim Collison from the Average Guy Network joins us to kick the tires on a few things including: Rode Rodercaster Pro in a Live Streaming Situation and for Taking Live Calls Using Call In Studio to create a call QUE Dave has a new TV as his bac ...…
 
Dave Jackson of the School of Podcasting and Jim Collison from the Average Guy Network catch up after being off for the holiday, and talk a little clarity in podcasting, promotion, and the following subjects 3:43 Are you moving toward your goal 7:15 We need to get on Instagram 8:00 Don Miller's Storybrand Book and having a clear message 12:57 T ...…
 
Today Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting and Jim Collison from theaverageguy.tv answer your podcast questions about 1:30 Update on the Rode Rodecasterpro Link to reviews of the Rode Podcaster Pro 9:30 Backpack studio 16:55 Changing Your Brand 21:29 The history of Dave's gray hair 23:05 Should I release more episodes per week? 31:00 Than ...…
 
Today Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting is joined by special co-host Monica Rivera from the You Wanna Do What? podcast to talk a bit about her time after doing a fellowship with NPR 8:40 The Secrets of Dynamic Communication 11:48 Using Transcriptions to speed up your editing (check out otter.ai ) also mentioned www.temi.com 15:28 Episo ...…
 
1:30 The best money I've ever spent on Podcast was .... 7:08 Is this many downloads good for my show? 11;45 Starting off your show with a mistake got Dave a ton of "engagement." 12:55 Should I upgrade to a Sure SM7B with a Cloudlifter? or Should I go DBX286? Also, see a Fethead 17:00 Wordpress 5 is out with Gutenberg is a bit of a culture shock ...…
 
10:50 Is Anchor the New YouTube? 15:51 Celebrity in Podcasting 19:00 Global Audience Agency 25:00 Does all the garbage block good shows? 26:50 Doing a show like Joe Rogan 38:00 Cross promotion after 235 episodes and WEB RINGS 39:53 Thanks to ALL of your Supporters see www.askthepodcastcoach.com/awesome 45:00 Ann Murray, Mikey Dolenz, Alice Coop ...…
 
Full show notes (with videos at www.askthepdocastcoach.com/233 ) 1:33 The importance of Goals 3:25 Stitcher's Podcast Group 6:25 Do podcast numbers change during the holidays? 10:35 Should I do a daily show? 17:34 What day should I release on? 20:15 Jim's Favorite clip from the Networking episode from the School of Podcasting 22:00 Handing Expl ...…
 
Today I am joined by Super Joe Pardo who is a podcaster, author, and the man behind Podcast Mid Atlantic. Van Halen is a band that was huge in the 80's. They are a huge Hall of Fame band. Yet they do not communicate with their audience AT ALL. You never really know who is in the band, are they recording, are they touring, etc. They are radio si ...…
 
Jim's appearance on the Podcast Engineering School Show 3:22 The Joys of Coming Home 4:48 Austrailia Reflections There are No Kolala Bears - Know Your Audience 12:54 Are Charts Healthy? Do We NEED Podcast Charts? 16:52 Jim discovers its best to be yourself 21:04 Podtrac and their "industry charts" 22:45 Don't Get Bitter Get Better 23:46 Latin P ...…
 
Today on episode 230 we are joined by Emily Prokop who has her book "The Story Behind" launching next week and is the host of the Story Behind Podcast and an editor at Epodcast Productions Reminder: No Show Next week Dave binge listened on Making Oprah (now renamed Making Obama) 4:42 Are there too many podcasts? 10:43 If you borrow a style of s ...…
 
Today we are joined by John Bukenas from Audio Editing Solutions 2:50 Finding your saved Facebook posts are at www.facebook.com/saved 3:52 Audiograms? 8:50 What do I put in the author tag for Apple? 12:10 the Band Hammer from Apple 15:36 What do you do with TV shows? 23:08 Underdog Podcasting - Condensor vs Dynamic Microphones 24:0 Do I need a ...…
 
To we are joined by Chris Nesi of www.chrisnesi.com 2:00 My listener is somewhat abusive, how do I handle this? 9:50 Apple Recommended AAC over Mp3 see https://help.apple.com/itc/podcastsbestpractices/#/itcdfa57bad5 12:57 Hindenburg allows you to make chapter markers in mp3 files - should I use them? 18:15 Calendar and planning ahead 18:20 Do y ...…
 
2:28 Most if the time when I listen to a podcast, I am giving it my undivided attention (I might be walking, etc, but my brain is only focused on the podcast) 12:32 Minor issues with Chat wing 13:52 Miss Ilene wants to know what the criteria is to see your stats in PodcastsConnect.apple.com 28:32 Does Simplecast make Dave's list of media hosts? ...…
 
Today on episode 226 of Ask the Podcast coach we talk about the following topics: Dave shares a little about Podcast mid-Atlantic 4:10 Mike and Jim were twins earing The Story Behind Podcast as we prepare for her book launch 6:15 Always press record on the player 6:45 Big Online Summits Where You Can Speak and what it really means 10:45 Podcast ...…
 
Jim shares a story about how his recording on the Podcasting For Radio Dummies where he accidentally use his camera as a microphone. 5:10 Blue Snoballs and Blue Yeti Nano Review 13:28 The Mixer Buzzing Problem 13:44 What happens when you go over the free messages at Slick Text? 16:12 Stats on Shout Engine and Archive.org 22:30 Subscribe tools t ...…
 
1:00 DILLY DILLY How adding stories to football makes me want to watch it more 4:55 Should I join a podcast network? 12:10 Hardware deals from Jim 17:25 a Discussion of OneDrive from Microsoft mentioned mediafire.com 24:00 Thoughts on relying on your guest to promote your show (from Josh) Mentioned: Stop Chasing Influencers: The True Path To Bu ...…
 
2:06 Optimized Podcast Workflow - Show Notes First 5:43 Why did Rob Sanchez not stand up for podcasting on the Word From Mouth when they say there is a discovery problem 8:00 Proving there is no discovery problem in podcasting 12:48 Gary V on launching your podcast 21:00 Be Yourself - Ronnie James Dio 28:46 My last episode was not great 34:27 O ...…
 
Emerald City Productions Tour 8:30 The Nashville Podcasters Meetup 11:20 Meetup Tips. 16:20 Thanks to Our Awesome Supporters 18:29 People get all of your episodes when they subscribe 22:01 Are people overthinking it? 27:47 the Blue Yeti has a RIGHT setting? - The Accessories are super expensive 33:23 Bossjock with Multiple volume issues - solut ...…
 
4:00 Scheduling your episodes for the future 6:00 Having Alexa remind you to go to bed 8:25 Huckster! ( see http://betterdave.com/huckster/ ) 9:33 My first episode got so-so feedback. Podcasting is like bowling 16:00 Find your best talents and use those 18:45 Guess the microphone 24:55 USing Questions to help determine who can join your faceboo ...…
 
Daniel (from the audacity to podcast ) did a great job of inducting Dave into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame 3:55 There were a ton of new people at Podcast Movement 2018 5:45 Jim talks about how Dave did a "greatest hits" version of his speech which was inspired by Craig from https://www.inglespodcast.com/ 7:40 Dave's mouth wouldn't wor ...…
 
Jim had a busy schedule of a wedding and a HUGE conference 2:42 Taking time off from your podcast 4:44 Moving from Wordpress.com to Wordpress.org (Dave recommends Siteground for hosting), and Generatepress, and Divi for Themes. For backup check out Manage WP 13"04 Why wordpress.org instead of wordpress.com? 15:46 Podcast Movement Tips 23:00 Off ...…
 
Today we are joined by an old friend Steve Stewart of www.stevestewart.me Steve has been podcasting for a while and now does editing for other podcasters full time. He also has a course on Audacity 2:00 Steve's history and the reality of working from home 3:40 Sponsorships - Partnerships http://audacityworkshop.com/podcast-sponsorships-must-be- ...…
 
Did anyone notice the weird noise in last week's episode? Drive my car by the Beatles, you can't un-hear the cowbell 4:45 What do you do with bad audio? 7:25 Should I buy a Wordpress Theme for My Website? Dave loves the Generate Press theme. It's $39 for unlimited websites. Other Themes discussed Divi and Thrive 13:25 Emily Prokop from The Stor ...…
 
1:50 Would you move to a new media host for "more exposure." 5:25 Super Sexy websites for Media Hosts does not mean they are a good host 7:10 Castbox seems to not have an understanding of how podcasting works 18:16 Dealing with Imposter Syndrome 26:11 Practice interviewing by interviewing your parents 30:37 Using the Nox Android emulator with B ...…
 
1:34 Remote Recording, how do we connect headphones? Voicemeeter Bana Mackie ProFX8 (4 XLR Inputs) Headphones Splitter Cable Zoom H6 4 input recorder Alesis MultiMix 4 USB FX Mixer ($99) 2 XLR inputs Atr2100 Microphone Desktop Boom Arm Art Headphone Amp Behringer HA400 Stereo Headphone Amplifier 13:46 Do you need Pamela if you have a portable r ...…
 
Questions? 888-563-3228 1:40 What is Bingo? Check out www.bingobaker.com 3:40 What would you do with $500? Zoom H6 $349 DBX 286 $199 Podcast Rodeo Show Heil PR40 16:20 Dave Ventures back to the 1940's 18:40 14 Years of Podcasting and how things have changed over time 20:05 If you tell them they will come (with permission) 26:14 The Problem With ...…
 
2:14 Should I do a podcast under my umbrella and work with a client who has a large audience, or should I do the podcast for them so it goes to that big audience, but now I would need to get approval for content. 10:44 The "giant" commitment of a podcast launch 13:48 550,000 podcasts in Apple Podcasts Read Story 18:42 Should I start a podcast? ...…
 
Questions? 888-563-3228 Dave is being inducted into the Academy of Podcasts Hall of Fame 5:50 thecornercutterpodcast.com What questions can you ask to keep the conversation going with your emailers? 12:02 How do I ask the be on a podcast? 25:40 What's the deal with listennotes.com ? 28:30 Podcastguests.com/sop helps you find guests and helps yo ...…
 
Got a Question? 888-563-3228 4:25 Splitting up a long interview 7:45 Conferences and virtual tickets 11:15 Live Streaming 28:05 Health Documentaries 31:46 Ringr Review / Weird Issues With Google Hangouts / Auphonic / 35:44 Zencastr is getting better... 36:36 How many Subscribers Do you Have? 39:20 Submitting your show to apps Podbean Castbox.fm ...…
 
livestreamforthecure.com (epic Film guys) 3:42 What is the cheapest setup to record two people without latency? Zoom H2 Rode Lavalier microphones 7:24 What should I take to Podcast Movement? 12:22 Updating a File that I've already published 16:02 New Google Search Widget Update they only want one. 17:34 Audioboom has four weeks left 23:14 Audio ...…
 
Today on episode 209 Dave Jackson and Jim Collison are joined by a live chat room to talk about the following subjects Mother's Day is Tomorrow 2:30 Should You Podcast Angry? 8:30 The Seven Dirty Words 11:15 Distorted View Daily 15:15 Should I upload in Mono or Stereo 20:40 Microphone Technique 22:44 voicecon.co 29:48 Thanks to our Awesome Supp ...…
 
Got a Question for the Show? 888-563-3228 2:00 Why was there no episode last week? 2:40 Should I go directly into the computer with a USB microphone or use the H6 as an interface. 2:50 Do not update to Windows 1803 update 7:40 Anti-virus discussion 16:3o Utah Podcast Summit 20:20 Our Patron Supporters 31:13 Taking Your Podcast On Tour Need Help ...…
 
Comments / Questions 888-563-3228 1:55 YouTube vs Podcasting for a School 12:12 What to do when you run out of Room on Soundcloud 13:00 Collaborative Show Notes? 15:00 One Person Can Ruin a Group (Voxer) 27:38 Speakpipe works on androids. Flipgrid Padlet 29:30 Shindig events New platform we will try belive.tv stage10.tv 35:30 Thanks to our awes ...…
 
Got a Question? 888-563-3228 1:10 Is there anything wrong with this clip? 3:40 Does Phantom Power Hurt an RE320? 13:43 It's OK To Sound Like You 20:21 Building Community Via iTunes Reviews Jeff Brown Input: What is a way you've maximized iTunes ratings and reviews that you'd recommend others consider? Mathew Passy The best way I have seen someo ...…
 
1:42 I need an interface with 4 USB inputs Zoom H6 $349 Audiobox from Presonus Scarlet 18i8 $349 The Sound Devices MixPre-3 is $649 and the MixPre-6 is $899 Presonus Ar8 $400 8:46 Alex Inc has aired the first episode 12:34 Apple released a new version of Safari that broke some things 13:16 How do Podcasters Shoot themselves in the Foot? 16:38 I ...…
 
This show was plagued with technical issues with Dave finally powering up the world's slowest Laptop to do the show. Hence, no music in the show. Dealing with Technical Challenges 3:45 Windows 10 update 5:10 Deleting Facebook 18:35 Mastodon New Platform? https://mastodon.social/about 25:15 Forums vs Facebook 26:50 Thanks to our Awesome Supporte ...…
 
Happy St Patricks Day and March Madness 4:15 What Happens if I wake up tomorrow with a million downloads? 07:00 What would you do if you have $1000 dollars 11:55 Listening to podcasters Faster 13:15 Finding Money to Pay For Your Podcast 14:30 How many mixers do you have? 15:45 Dave ponders cutting his cable TV 16:55 Spending money on equipment ...…
 
Got a question? call it in 888-563-3228 (courtesy of podcastvoicemail.com ) 12:50 Matt from the Author Inside You joins us with some questions 17:12 is this too niche? podcastguests.com 23:18 Becoming the official podcast of an event 34:43 What lights are you using? 36:44 Dave Handles a Bad Pitch By Narking on the Company 38:09 Awesome Supporte ...…
 
Dave and Jim are joined by Emily Prokop from The Story Behind Podcast and E Podcast productions to talk all things podcasting 2:12 the 70 Million that Twitter gave Soundcloud is never coming back. 3:55 Squarespace makes it harder to leave them for an actual media host 7:00 The basic Libsyn page ( see www.thestorybehindpodcast.com ) 10:45 The co ...…
 
Call in your questions 888-563-3228 Quick Podfest Reflections - Nice Back Fat Stephen from Mic Rentals.com 8:21 Your Podcast Launch 27:01 Thanks to our Awesome Supporters 28:08 What was up with Dave's voice on the School of Podcasting 32:32 Audacity Tips? stevestewart.me 34:17 I'm So sorry about your cat 36:20 SHotgoun microphones 38:12 We have ...…
 
2:30 The New Mixer Review 8:27 Thanks for the Awesome Supporters 12:10 Rob Explains www.voxnest.com and Dynamo Dynamic Ad Insertion 60/40 split 19:45 What if you have ads on Spreaker? 23:00 Having a Launch on a certain day 26:25 Podcamp Toronto - Need a Passport? awards.podcamptoronto.com 27:45 Podsumit in Canada 28:20 Interviewing On Site 33:0 ...…
 
To Dave is Joined by Jeff From Teachercast.net Dave has a new mixer the Presonus AR-12 and it has been a little overkill to get everything going this week 3:16 Dave is not happy with the mixer's volume on the input 6:56 Jeff has helped produce podcasts for Microsoft. 10:34 Podcasting Cures Cancer 12:16 Dave is sporting the Just a Podcaster T-sh ...…
 
Nick Seuberling from Cincinnati Soccer Talk joins us this week as Dave dusts off his award 2:15 Gear Talk: HOw do you record multiple people on location on the road? Nick is using the BEHRINGER XENYX 1002B 09:15 Quitting a show that is getting thousands of downloads per episode 17:10 Thanks to Our Awesome Supporters on Patreon. Become an Awesom ...…
 
Jim's new mixer the Mackie PROFX8V2 after accidentally dumping an entire glass of wine into the mixer. The V2 may have better preamps. The PROFX4V2 is $119 but not USB. Jim loves the Alesis Multimix 4 USB FX is one of Jim's favorite Smaller boards. USB devices d mix minus automatic, but you can't split the track. 10:50 Dave forgot to press reco ...…
 
IT'S FREEZING! 2:35 Bernie the Cat is No Longer With Us 7:15 Planning For Your Podcast If You Die 12:16 Planning For your Success 18:00 Dave got added to a bunch of emails lists that he didn't sign up 18:57 Are we catering to the CPM model too quickly? Getting .0002 cents per download 25:11 Sponsors vs Selling Your Own Products 29:56 What about ...…
 
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