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Last update: 2011-10-31

TAP055: Top 7 Deadly Fears of Podcasting

2011-10-31
Length: 54m 52s

We chase away the undead ideas that scare away many people from podcasting or blogging, or frighten even seasoned podcasters or bloggers.…

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TAP054: 9 Tips for How to Grow Your Audience by Attending Social-Media Events

2011-10-24
Length: 49m 13s

In-person social-media events are a lot of fun and can be opportunities to grow your audience. Learn 9 tips for taking advantage of these events without being a spammer.…

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TAP053: How to Setup and Use Feedburner for Blogging or Podcasting

2011-10-11
Length: 58m 32s

Feedburner provides useful subscription stats and powerful overrides that any blogger or podcasting can use. Learn how to setup Feedburner with your WordPress website for your blog or podcast.…

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TAP052: How to Properly Add ID3 Tags to Audio Podcasts

2011-10-03
Length: 44m 58s

Learn what ID3-tagging software you can use (most free), how to enter ID3 tags, and taking advantage of iTunes fields for podcasting with PowerPress.…

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TAP051: How to Pick the Best Time to Live-Stream or Publish a Podcast

2011-09-26
Length: 48m 40s

Whether live-streaming or only offering a download, your timing is important! Learn some tips on picking the best time for you and your audience.…

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TAP050: How to Improve Your Voice from a Cheap Microphone with Audacity

2011-09-19
Length: 52m 3s

Learn three easy Audacity tips for making your voice sound better, regardless of what microphone you use.…

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TAP049: 9 Steps to Better Podcast Shownotes and 7 Benefits

2011-09-12
Length: 58m 18s

Your shownotes are the life of your Internet home for your podcast. Writing and posting them effectively will give you several benefits.…

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TAP048: Productivity Tips for Podcasters, with Stever Robbins (@GetItDoneGuy)

2011-08-29
Length: 58m 9s

Stever Robins has 180,000 listeners to his personal-productivity podcast. He shares several tips and tricks for podcasters to be productive in their podcasting.…

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TAP047: 9 Must-Haves for a Live-Streaming Page

2011-08-22
Length: 57m 51s

Your podcast's live page shouldn't be merely another page on your site. This page needs special content and optimization to be effective. Learn nine things you should include on this page.…

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TAP046: How to Put a Live Chat Room on a Podcast Website

2011-08-16
Length: 49m 39s

Encourage viewer-participation with a chat room during your live-streaming, podcast-recording sessions.…

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TAP045: How to Embed Live-Streaming Video on a Podcast Website

2011-08-08
Length: 59m 9s

Once you have your podcasting equipment setup, it's time to pick your live-streaming service and embed it on your website!…

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TAP044: How to Live-Stream and Record a Podcast with Others

2011-08-02
Length: 51m 34s

Learn how to setup your basic to advanced equipment for live-streaming your podcasting sessions with cohosts.…

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TAP043: How to Live-Stream Yourself While Podcasting

2011-07-25
Length: 56m 8s

Basic equipment recommendations and then different setups for live-streaming just yourself with the equipment that you already have.…

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TAP042: How to Podcast Live: 5 Reasons, 4 Cautions

2011-07-18
Length: 42m 13s

This is the launch of a miniseries about live-podcasting. Before we get into the "how to podcast live" specifics, it's best to answer why you should podcast live.…

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TAP041: WordPress Plugins for Podcasting (or Blogging)

2011-07-11
Length: 54m 10s

My favorite WordPress plugins that enable me to effectively podcast. This is not just another list of plugins that all do the same thing, but each plugin has a special purpose and all work together.…

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TAP040: 10 Tips for How to Keep Audacity from Crashing

2011-06-27
Length: 32m 52s

I have almost never had problems with Audacity, except when I did something stupid. If you'd like similar success, try these and share any suggestions and experience you have.…

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TAP039: 5 Ways to Make Money from Your Podcast or Blog

2011-06-14
Length: 1h 14m 3s

Whether you have a small or large podcast, you can make money from it. While this is not an exhaustive list, Daniel J. Lewis shares his top five ways to monetize the content you're posting on the Internet in your podcast or blog.…

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TAP038: Recording Skype Calls, Multiple USB Mics, Soundboard 2.0, and Video Podcasting [Feedback]

2011-06-02
Length: 53m 17s

Listeners share their software and tricks for podcasting, as well as get their questions answered.…

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TAP037: 5 Steps to an Effective (Podcast) Website

2011-05-17
Length: 1h 6m 58s

Your website is the Internet home for your podcast. Here are several easy things you can do to make your website appeal to gain more listeners and make it easier for current subscribers. I'll use my own recent design of The Audacity to Podcast's w...…

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TAP036: 3 Ways to Record Multiple Onsite Podcast Hosts

2011-05-03
Length: 52m 21s

Learn how to effectively use three ways of recording more than one person in a podcast, and how to avoid ineffective ineffective applications of the same three ways…

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TAP035: What’s New in Audacity 1.3.13 (with screenshots)

2011-04-19
Length: 59m 27s

I share the full list of changes in Audacity 1.3.13 and personal experience with several of them. Ron Eastwood shared a fun special effect in Audacity.…

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TAP034: How to Apply Special Effects with Audacity or a Mixer

2011-04-06
Length: 48m 46s

Make your voice or music sound crazy with these special effects that you can apply post-process (after recording) or in real-time with a mixer.…

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TAP033: HTML5 Audio and Video Players and Blubrry PowerPress 2.0

2011-03-22
Length: 39m 34s

It's now possible and easy for you to upgrade your podcast website to support an HTML5 audio/video player, but not leave Flash Player behind. Adobe Flash Player solved many problems Websites and media are maturing faster than web browsers and web sta...…

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No Podcast Episodes Until February 21

2011-02-09
Length: 1m 17s

We just couldn't make things work to record any podcasts this week and we already planned to take a break for Valentine's Day. At this point, we plan to return on February 21. Please remember to send in your funny stuff for our clean-comedy podcast,…

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TAP030: How to Have an Effective Podcast Intro/Opening

2011-02-03
Length: 56m 0s

How you open your podcast episodes could be turning people away from your podcast. I share elevent potential elements of an opening/intro, examples, and my suggestions for an effective podcast opening. Hi, Daniel…

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TAP029: How to Record and Mix Multiple Hosts in Audacity (Double-Ender)

2011-01-26
Length: 31m 16s

If you want to highest-quality audio in your podcast of two more more hosts, then you have only two options: Record in-studio with multiple microphones and a mixer Record separately and combine in post production (called a double-ender)…

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TAP028: Sports Sounds Pro, Giving Back to Podcasters, and Making Friends [Feedback]

2011-01-12
Length: 37m 31s

I comment on feedback regarding another sound cart manager (soundboard), friends made through podcasting, listeners giving back to podcasters, and a podcasting goal for 2011. Audacity tip: importing M4A (AAC), WMA, FLAC, and other special audio files.…

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TAP027: 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Podcasters

2011-01-04
Length: 30m 38s

Don't forget your podcast in planning your new year's resolutions! I share five suggested goals to improve your podcasting in 2011. 1. Be consistent I often refer to my early days of podcasting the Ramen Noodle, my flagship clean-comedy podcast.…

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Happy New Year! No Episodes This Week

2010-12-27
Length: 1m 56s

We're all taking time off for Christmas and New Year's Day, so there will be no new episodes this week for Are You Just Watching?, The Audacity to Podcast, or the Ramen Noodle. We'll resume our regular live schedule on Monday, January 3.…

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TAP026: 10 Ways to Give Back to Your Listeners

2010-12-23
Length: 41m 56s

In the spirit of Christmas, I want to inspire you find new ways to give back to your listeners, if you aren’t already. After talking about Christmas gifts for podcasters, I was inspired by Elise from Knit Misadventures to talk about giving back to you...…

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TAP025: 10 Christmas Gifts for Podcasters

2010-12-15
Length: 48m 47s

We're in the midst of the holidays! Thanksgiving has already passed and Christmas is just a short time away. If you're looking for the right gift for your podcasting friend or family member, or you're a podcaster trying to figure out what you want for ...…

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TAP024: How to Make Your Podcast Shownotes Easy to Get To

2010-12-08
Length: 41m 14s

The accessibility of podcast shownotes is important, but forgotten by most podcasters. Learn how to make short, easy-to-use URLs with Pretty Link for each of your podcast episodes. Hire me to design stuff for you!…

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TAP023: How to Insert Background Music or Sound Effects in Audacity

2010-12-02
Length: 53m 9s

I focus completely on Audacity in this episode! This time, I share a brief explanation of copyright laws for podcasters, where to get music and sound effects, and three ways to work with background music or sound effects in your podcast.…

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TAP022: Podcasters, Podcasting Equipment, and Podcasting Software that I’m Thankful For

2010-11-24
Length: 1h 3m 23s

Happy Thanksgiving! I share a bunch of resources and inspirations for which I'm thankful. This is almost a "how I podcast" episode, but not quite. In full honesty, some of the following links are affiliate links.…

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The Audacity to Podcast - A "how-to" podcast about podcasting and using Audacity

Learn about podcasting, Audacity, audio-editing, and WordPress. Podcasting is a exciting and personal way to share your message with others, but how do you do it? What equipment, software, and skills do you need? We give you answers to these and more podcasting questions. Almost every episode contains a helpful Audacity tip, and many episodes focus entirely on Audacity.

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