252 Podcast Answer Man – You Inspired Me To Stop Podcasting?

by Cliff Ravenscraft on March 9, 2012

in Podcast Answer Man

You Inspired Me To Stop Podcasting
I never thought the day would come where I would be happy to receive feedback from a podcaster who said that I've inspired them to end several of their podcasts. However, I could not be more delighted to receive such feedback from John Wilkerson of the Wired Homeschool Podcast. John has been producing several podcasts for many years. However, he recently decided to suspend production of all podcasts, except for the Wired Homeschool. To learn why, please listen for his call in this episode.

Random Plug of The Week
This week's random plug of the week goes out to the South Geek Ramble & Review Podcast from Donovan Adkisson. I encourage you to check out this tech show that covers technology from a “Southern” perspective. If you decide to check it out, please tell Donovan that you heard about the podcast from the Podcast Answer Man.

Would SoundCloud Work For Podcasting?
SoundCloudYesterday, I posted an hour long video that is a screencast of a conversation that I had with Ben Fawkes from SoundCloud.com. Ben wanted to tell me about how they are opening up their platform for podcasting. I figured that the podcasting community would be interested in hearing what I learned on the call. Click here to see the post.

Podcast WorkFlow & Heil Mic Placement
Tom Lelyo called in to ask two questions. First, he wanted to know if there was a better podcast production workflow than the one that he is using. I suggested that he first go through my free How To Podcast tutorial and then my WordPress For Podcasters tutorial. I tried to give an overview of my production workflow in the episode.

Tom's other question had to do with the proper mic technique for the Heil PR-40 microphone. Have a listen to the episode to hear what I shared in response to this question.

Facebook Timeline Is Here For Facebook Pages
In this week's social media update, Erik J. Fisher informs us that Facebook will force all Facebook pages to convert to the Timeline layout on March 30th. If you have a Facebook page, you can go ahead and tweak and publish your timeline layout now. Check out the article that Erik mentions at https://gspn.tv/fbpagesetup.

Register For BlogWorld Today!
If you are serious about your podcasting efforts, I highly recommend that you attend this leading podcast industry conference. I know for a fact that some very exciting things are going to be happening at this year's NYC event, relating to podcasting. If you haven't registered yet, feel free to use my affiliate link to get registered today. Use promo code GSPN10 for 10% off!

Blue Host Affiliate Signup
I want to send out a special word of thanks to the folks behind the following domains that were used to create a new hosting account with BlueHost with my Blue Host affiliate link recently. As you know, I earn a commission each time someone clicks through my link to sign up with Blue Host. So thank you!

Accounts that were created this week:
http://thelightnetwork.tv
http://DecreaseMyRealEstateTaxes.com

Note: The fact that I have linked to these accounts is only to acknowledge that these folks have used my affiliate link to create a hosting account with BlueHost. These links are not an endorsement of any content that may be posted to these sites. If you ever recognize content blatantly offensive at any of these links, please let me know and I will be sure to evaluate and consider if the link should be removed from this post. These accounts are all brand new and may not be active yet. Also, it is possible that some of these domains were previously owned and my not have been transfered to BlueHost just yet.

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