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Podcasts are like Digital Babies

Sept. 5, 2020

Today I talk to Jim who has five kids and we compare the overwhelm of new parents to compare it to the feelings that "wanna be" podcaster who can't seem have.  TOPICS INCLUDE 00:45 SPONSOR:   02:17 Podcasts Are Like Children 11:39 How to do...

Do I Need a Podcast Manager?

Aug. 29, 2020

As money starts to flow into the podcasting space, there are more people starting to swarm around the space. I worry sometimes that they prey on the uninformed and having you spend tons of money that you may not have on products you may not need. We...

Dave Got to Play with a Zoom Podtrack P4 Portable Podcast Recorder

Aug. 22, 2020

Zoom is coming out with a new portable recorder designed specifically for podcasters and it's only $199. It's got a ton of features and should take the world by storm. Dave got to play with one and gives his report. In the Post-show (), Dave...

Microphone Placement in a Video

Aug. 15, 2020

Jim is back from his Mom's birthday, and we address a listener question about mic placement in video along with many other topics including: 01:06 Sponsor: 03:28 Microphone Placement in Video 18:36 Do You Remember The Brand? 21:30 Updating User...

The Rode NT Mini USB In Action

Aug. 8, 2020

Jim is out for his Mom's 90th birthday, so Craig Hewitt from Podcast Motor and Castos sits in the char joining us from France. As he is on vacation (and all the other mics are sold out) he bought a Rode NT Mini, and (beyond his control) was in a room...

Podcast Media Kits

Aug. 1, 2020

Today we start with a question from Patron Shame Whaley from spybrary.com about tools to make a media kit.  SPONSOR: Podcastingbranding.co  If you need podcast artwork, websites, lead magnets, and more, check out Mark and podcasting...

Amazon Inches More Towards Podcasting

July 25, 2020

Amazon is going to be adding podcasting the Amazon music. We don't have a lot of details. We just know they are working with Libsyn.com (get a free month using the coupon code sopfree) they are populating a database that is NOT AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC...

In Pursuit of Silence

July 18, 2020

Today Jim talks about his pursuit of obtaining silence in his basement. He replaced a fan, and once that noise was gone... We also talk about 00:51 Sponsor: podcastbranding.co 02:58 Jim Search For Silence 10:29 Dave is Moving into a House This Year...

ID3 Tags Do Not Boost SEO for Your Podcast

July 11, 2020

I wondered about ID3 tags and took that idea and ran with it and proved that ID3 tags do not boost your SEO score.  Other topics: Thanks to Mark from for Sponsoring the Morning Pour Here are the topics for today 00:00:46 Sleep is Important...

The Power of Feedback

July 5, 2020

Every week Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting and Jim Collison from the Average Guy Network answer your podcast questions. This episode 301 is part of the Power of Podcasting Network. Covered in this episode 02:39 Sponsor: podcastbranding.co...

Podcast interview Secrets

June 27, 2020

Today is episode 300 of the podcast and we reflect a little on where we've been, the future including the new podcast academy, and we get into tips for doing a good interview.  SPONSOR: podcastbranding.co 01:57 Sponsor: podcastbranding.co Topics...

Podcasting without a Good Cable Connection is Torture ATPC 6/20/20

June 20, 2020

Today Dave and Jim are back and Jim explains what he went through last week, and how not being able to hear your co-host is absolute torture.  Maybe its time to check your internet connection? 00:31 Jim Shares His Nightmare from Last Week 01:24...

Grow Your EMail List with Your Podcast

June 13, 2020

While you can grow your influence and relationship with your audience via a podcast, how do you go about getting them on your email list?    00:01:14 The Pour: from  Get your website and artwork today 00:02:22 The Fun of Last Week...

The Show Must Go On

June 6, 2020

Note: Dave's internet provider went on the fritz throughout this episode and eventually he just lost all contact and Jim finished solo. He did a great job and as the old saying goes, "The Show Must Go On."  Live podcast is always fun... well, not...

When is the best time to Release Your Podcast?

May 30, 2020

Every week Dave Jackson from the and Jim Collison from answer your podcast questions. This episode 296 is part of the Network Sponsor:   Mark will make you look GREAT.  00:03:36 Publishing Time Does it Matter? 00:11:04 Feedback and Typos...

Is Joe Rogan Still a Podcaster?

May 23, 2020

Joe Rogan got a lovely $100 million check from spotify to make him exclusive on Spotify - no place else. As he won't have an RSS feed is he still a podcast? Every week Dave Jackson from the and Jim Collison from answer your podcast questions. This...

Google Podcasts Manager - Don't Panic

May 16, 2020

Sometimes when we don't know what we don't know it can be tightening. Today Dave and Jim explain the new Google Podcasts Manager and answer questions about starting your own podcast network. Sponsor: PodcastBranding.co Affordable, professionally...

Do we have to talk about the virus?

May 9, 2020

Are we allowed to talk about something besides this stupid virus? Is it disrespectful? SPONSOR: Podcastbranding.co Affordable, professionally designed podcast websites and artwork to help your show stand out. Cover Art Logos Websites Social Media...