Podcasting Helps You Be Seen as an Expert

Home Recording Weekly

Be Seen as an Expert

Today we have an interview with Kern Ramsdell of the homrecordingweekly.com podcast.  In the interview you will hear the following:

  • Kern wasn’t sure anyone would listen to him
  • He wanted to talk to some of the experts in his field
  • Kern had not been getting any major results from having “just a blog.”

When Kern took his blog and turned it into a podcast:

  • He is doing consulting work
  • He is talking to leaders in his field

Your Listeners WILL go back and download ALL of Your Episodes

Today we hear from a clip the the Build Your Online Store podcast where we hear how a new listener found Terry’s podcast and went and downloaded the back catalog

Why Amazon S3 is NOT Good good for Podcast Hosting

I wrote about this on my blog, but if I had been using Amazon S3 in July, I would’ve had 50o Gigabytes of bandwidth would have been $56. (where Libsyn and Blubrry charge ONE fee no matter how many listeners you have)

Live Vs Post Production Recording Styles

Pros of Post Production:
Precision control of volumes, content (especially interviews).

Cons of Post Production:
You have an extra step at the end where you “Mix down” your files into one MP3 (typically 5-10 minutes depending on how long your epsidoe is).

Pros of “Live”: recording:
get done (in theory) you are done. You just tag your files and upload them. If you are using sound effects played live to get your co-host(s) to react, “live” recording is the way to go.

Cons of Live Recording:
Interview guests who are boring.
The time you save not doing post production are wasted doing pre-production setting volumes.

Mentioned on Today’s Podcast

Last week;s episode about how much money I made in July

Are you making money with your podcast poll

 

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Leave A Reply (3 comments so far)


  1. Neil
    2 years ago

    Lol, your Cosby impression was outstanding. : )


  2. Dave Jackson
    2 years ago

    Makes me want to put on a sweater. Thanks. I actually laughed when I heard it in the car. I wonder sometimes if I come off “too goofy” but I’ve always been Goofy. I classify my teaching style as “edu-tainment.”


  3. Kern
    2 years ago

    Thanks so much Dave! I am humbled, now more than ever! You are so kind and so wonderful!

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