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One of the benefits of being a member of the School of Podcasting is our weekly roundtable / live Question and anser sessions (typical 60 – 120 minutes long). In the last session one of the members talk about how his business is growing due to podcasting. Podcasting is:

Enabling him to reach a global market
Helping qualify his leads
Enabling him to reach customers in a “no pressure” format
Enabling customer to “try before they buy.”

Also in this podcast I talk about how you can save money buying a collapsable microphone (sometimes called “Scissors, or Broadcast”) boom stand

To See Rich's business in action go to

Other podcasters involved in the roundtable snippet Tim from )

The Rode PSA1 Swivel Mount Arm Microphone costs $90 (and the cool thing about Same Day Music is there is no tax most of the time)

The Heil Sound PL-2T Overhead Broadcast Boom goes for about $125 bucks.

If you look on ebay. You can find “microphone arms” for $29 CLICK HERE
For now at

or one with three bases for $39. at CLICK HERE

I currently have the $29 model and I love not having a stand next to my desk and the ability to move my microphone out of the way. I did have some issues as the stand holds the microphone in place, but when I first added a pop filter, the stand couldn't handle the weight. After really, really tightening the screws it seems to be working. I will get the $39 model later in the week and let you know how it goes.

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About the Author
Owner of the School of Podcasting. Also produces the "Ask the Podcast Coach." He is also the author of the book "More Podcast Money" and is a regular speaker at podcasting and media conventions.

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