Tech Talk: Podcasting

OR

How you learned to stop worrying and love your voice

 

Ryan Price

@liberatr

slides.com/ryanprice

10 years Podcasting

12-31-2005

 

Liberatr.net

"Audio Liberation Front"

 

Faves: Drupal, Theatre, Pottery, Photography, Beer, Coworking, Mentoring, and Open Source

 

FFWagency.com

PFAlliance.blogspot.com

"Podfaded"

 

 

"We should be recording this conversation"

You Can't Spell Crapface Without PFA

Florida Creatives Happy Hour

Meetup.com

Photowalking

Show + Tell

New Media Think + Drink

 

@FLCreatives

 

"Creating a Community of Innovation"

Florida Creatives

DrupalEasy.com/podcast

~5,000 regular listeners

 

@DrupalEasy

Facebook

 

iTunes, Stitcher, Miro or
your favorite podcast app.

DrupalEasy
Podcast

BATTideas.com

art & technology

 

 

 

OurYellowHouse.com

community & work

BloggingFringe.com

Award-Winning

"Fringe of the Fringe"

 

"Fringe Crush"

 

OrlandoFringe.org

May 13-26, 2015

 

@BloggingFringe

Facebook

Google Voice #

407-906-9249

  1. Philosophy
  2. Tools
  3. Promotion
  4. Hardware
  5. Demo

Philosophy

Do you make something?

Don't you want an extra hour of mind-share every week?

How Podcasts Work

If you have a microphone, you are a podcaster

There is no difference between an amateur and a professional

Be Consistent

Get Past Episode 6

Find your Tribe

Where they gather

Pro Tips

Show Notes

"The Search Problem"

 

Your listeners are:

  • in the car
  • at they gym
  • walking to work
  • can't click links

 

Remind them of notes!

 

 

RSS Feed,

Play AND Download
Online

Let me listen on the web!

 

Let me download if I want

(especially you, Public Radio!)

 

It's not hard!

Set your levels,
Test in the car!
Test on earbuds

Lots of segments

Recorded Live

Needs Amplitude Raised

Normalize!

Mono is fine for voice,
Stereo if music is content

1/2 File Size, Faster Download, Smaller Hosting Bill

Metadata is your friend

ID3 Tags, that is

Tools

Hosting

Recording

Skype

  • Free + Ubiquitous
  • Good Sound (generally)
  • Not good for video

 

Google Hangouts

  • Live to YouTube (On Air)
  • Requires a Browser Plugin
  • Lower Thirds

 

Phone

  • Both Skype and Google can do phone calls
  • THE DOUBLE-ENDER

Discovery

Subscribe / List

Promote

Monetize

Kickstarter (season)

Patreon (episode)

Flattr (episode)

Amazon Affiliates

Donations (one time)

Advertise (month)

Sponsor (long-term)

Subscription (login)

Legal Music

Hardware

Zoom H1

MicroSD Card, Also a USB Mic,

Super-Portable, External Mic In

If you buy only one device...

Edutige i-Microphone EIM-001

Cheap, Mobile, any Smart Phone,

very hot pickup, set on the table

The minimalist podcasting kit...

Blue Snowball

Cheap, Versatile, USB

Podcaster's Best Friend

Blue Yeti

Headphone Jack, USB, Multi-mode

Podcaster's Best Friend's Big Brother

Shure MXL USB Podcaster

USB, Condenser, Cardioid,

Need a quiet room

Made for home studio

Shure SM-58

The most common microphone. Ever.

Everyone's Best Friend

Zoom H6

6 channels, SD Card, Phantom Power,
and the Kitchen Sink.

The Swiss Army Knife

Behringer UCA-202

No Drivers, Separate L/R, Input/Output

Already own a mixer or audio equipment?

Demo

Tech Talk: Podcasting

OR

How you learned to stop worrying and love your voice

 

Ryan Price

@liberatr

slides.com/ryanprice

Podcasting Tech Talk

By Ryan Price

Podcasting Tech Talk

Creating, promoting, and distributing your podcast to reach a potential audience of millions is relatively easy. Podcasting is becoming more popular as many bloggers turn to internet radio shows to get their message out. Ryan Price, creator of Bringing Art and Technology Together podcast and co-creator of DrupalEasy podcast, will discuss the basics of podcasting.

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