This week’s episode is Part 2 of the audio from our podcasting meetup on technology, which we held in November. This will make more sense if you listen to Part 1 first, but it can stand alone alone as long you know who the guests were:
- Adam Rozenhart started The Expats and ended The Unknown Studio in 2015;
- Scott Francis Winder started Hacked with Jordan Bloemen last year, and has garnered a pretty big audience already;
- Mack Male’s most recent podcast was Mack and Cheese but he started way back in 2004 with Blogosphere Radio.
Mack, Adam, Scott and some of the audience members mentioned a lot of resources along the way. Here are some links so you can follow up if you like:
Editing and post-production
- Adobe Premiere Elements and Adobe Audition
- Apple Logic (i.e. “GarageBand‘s bigger brother,” as Scott put it)
- Reaper digital audio workstation
Hosting and analytics
- Mack uses Amazon S3 and Blubrry; he also mentioned Libsyn as an early entrant in the hosting space that is still around;
- Adam and Scott use Blubrry PowerPress, a WordPress plugin;
- We also heard that Squarespace now supports podcasting, which the Northern Nerd Network uses for its Nerdcast.
- Mack noted that podcasts are coming soon to Google Play, which could break the iTunes stranglehold;
- Scott mentioned PocketCasts as a podcatcher that Hacked has done well on;
- Mack referred to earbud.fm, NPR’s guide to great podcasts that includes recommendations beyond NPR’s own shows;
- A few of the podcasts mentioned in passing for the strength of their content: The Strategists, Phil Wilson’s Off Menu and Robyn Wilson’s The One;
- As we talked about the future of podcasting, Scott mentioned Gimlet Media, particularly the episode on native advertising.
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Musical credits: Beethoven’s Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2 No. 1, played by Daniel Veesey, from freemusicarchive.com.