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The Best Preamps for Podcasts

equipment Mar 30, 2021

If you’re looking to up your podcasting game, you’ve come to the right article, my friend. So, assuming that you’ve already invested in a high-quality mic and recorder, what’s the next logical step? Enter stage (or channel) left: Audio interfaces. In short, the purpose of an audio interface is to maximize the sound quality of your devices, be able to effectively hear the sound you’re recording, and efficiently implement all your sound into software to make it a breeze to export.

Recording a podcast with only computer mics or a sound recorder is entirely possible, and most start there. However, if you have at least one XLR mic and/or multiple people talking on your podcast, then you owe it to yourself and your listeners to invest in an audio interface that will streamline the recording AND exporting processes. Today, I’m covering TWO models of interfaces from the killer Focusrite Scarlett series: The 2i2 and 18i8 models.

First up, we have the ...

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Best Boom Arms and Mic Stands for Podcasting

equipment Mar 30, 2021

Finding the best microphone boom arm and mic stand for your recording setup can make a huge difference. Do you have a preferred type of mic stand? There are several popular choices on the market. The two primary types are the desk stand and the floor stand. Still, some brands and styles are great for just about everything that involves recording.

We know that everyone is working with a different budget, but we guarantee that any purchase you make will be a good investment for your podcasting or recording venture.

Now let's check out three of the best boom arms and mic stands for podcasting:

  • Get this fully flexible and compact NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom Scissor Arm Stand and firmly attach the microphone wherever you chose to record your podcast. This stand also includes a table mounting clamp which you can fit in the host's desk or workstation. The maximum load is approximately 1 kilogram or 2.2 lbs. Disclaimer: This stand is NOT suitable for Blue Yeti USB...
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All You Need to Know About Pop Filters, Windscreens, and Shock Mounts

equipment Mar 29, 2021

What’s the secret to amazing quality audio? You got it - pop filters, windscreens, and shock mounts! Now, some might argue those things work quite similarly but believe it when I say they don’t. I will breakdown their unique features, so you’ll understand how they are different from one another.

Pop Filters

Pop filters are netting equipment designed to filter certain types of prominent sounds that you want to do away with. They cannot get rid of all the unwanted sounds you wish to eliminate. What it can do is filter those that are evidently distracting like heavy breathing and the popping sounds created when you hold the mic close.

It is important to have good quality pop filters. Consider these key features when you’re looking to get one:

  1. The mesh or net should be properly attached and connected to the mic stand.  This is important to avoid unnecessary clattering sound when they fall out of place.
  2. Match the size of the pop filter with the size of the...
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Everything You Need to Know About Podcasting Headphones

equipment Mar 29, 2021

So, you’re finally jumping on the podcasting bandwagon and are looking for the best gears to help you produce awesome episodes! Welcome to the club! I’ve taken a peek at the list of equipment every podcaster has on their Must-Haves to help you iron out your list. It didn’t come as a surprise when podcasting headphones came out as one of the top essentials. Headphones make every conversation with your guests run smoothly. And if you’re using top-quality headphones, that will make editing a lot easier and more convenient.

Below are the features all starting podcasters need to look for when choosing a headphone.

  1. Comfort and Fit - it should be sitting on your head comfortably and it shouldn’t hurt or irritate your ears. Better if it is adjustable so you can control how loose or tight the fitting should be.
  2. Noise Canceling Feature - you want to weed out all the unnecessary noises that can distract you when you’re editing or talking to your guest.
  3. ...
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Shooting a video podcast? Check out these great lighting solutions

equipment Mar 29, 2021

Podcasting has evolved from being a hobby to a serious tool for establishing your credibility in the online space. Whether you're just starting, or you've been podcasting for a while, investing in good quality podcast equipment is a must. One of the primary requisites for shooting your video podcasts is to have good lighting. A professional-looking video helps entice new watchers and listeners.

  

Whether you're shooting a solo podcast or filming an interview, or creating an online course, these are three of the best podcast lighting kits to consider:

 

  • This 10" Selfie Ring Light with Tripod Stand & Phone Holder is equipped with the newest technology to emit more soft light with three colors lighting mode: white, warm yellow, and warm white. It has a unique style lock catch tripod stand extendable from 17.5" to 50," perfect for making live videos with your computer or smartphone. 

 

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Listen to this if You've Been Wanting To Launch Your Podcast for Months (or YEARS)

launch Mar 22, 2021
I think the biggest problem with people wanting to start a podcast is that they don't know where to begin. A lot of times when you're starting a business or something new in your life, there are all these things that seem so overwhelming and scary at first glance because you don't know about them. But once you take the time to learn about them and understand how they work, then it becomes very easy for anyone who wants to get started on any project or thing in their life. And that's what we want you to take away here today. I want you to take those initial steps and get over that hump of learning so you can move forward towards your goal which is having an awesome podcast show ready for us by next week!

I think the biggest problem with people wanting to start a podcast is that they don't know where to begin. A lot of times when you're starting a business or something new in your life, there are all these things that seem so overwhelming and scary at first glance because you don't...

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Top 3 Takeaways from the Podcast Growth and Monetization Workshop

growth Mar 19, 2021

1. No one really leverages Authority Hijacking as much as they should.

You should be putting your picture next to your guest pic if you take the time to interview them b/c when /, if they share your name and episode, will be on it. 

And you want to be strategic and research what keywords you want to rank you and see who is ranking for them now ...maybe that person is the person you interview.

 

2. Your mess is your message.

If you've failed in business or have gone through something then it needs to be talked about. It makes you stand out, it makes you realize it and it cannot be copied. I believe God gave you the path for a reason, so there an opportunity in the destruction or mess.  

 

3. Repetition is the mother of skill.

If you think everyone in your audience has heard a message by you saying it once or twice you're wrong......  If you have a message that is already tested meaning its already getting you clients and you haven't used it on the...

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Finding Guests For Your Show That Help You Scale Your Reach & Profits

growth Mar 16, 2021

"How do I find great guests that can help me fill your pipeline, grow my audience and produce content that gives me more exposure?"

We get this from a some clients coming in to the Profit Ready Launch Program

First it's pretty easy to find guests these days since everybody and their mother wants exposure.

But here's the problem

  • Guests don't deliver immense value
  • Guests have bad audio quality
  • Guests rarely promote

Guests aren't interested building a relationship that's is mutually beneficial (partnerships, JV's, etc.)

Guests are their on their own agenda not yours

Truth is as the host of the podcast this is your damn fault...not theirs.

This is a hard pill to swallow for most of you.

To build this right we've designed a way to go about this so you DONT waste time interviewing people who help you won't further your mission.

  • Part One: Identifying your profit ready guesting niche
  • Part Two: Finding them online (shared below)
  • Part Three: Onboarding them through the perfect podcast...
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Best Way to Sound Proof Your Podcast Recording Room

equipment Mar 12, 2021

Whether you're a beginner or you've been podcasting for a while, you know that good sound quality impacts your listenership. After all, not many people would put up listening to a podcast that has distracting background noises.


Some podcasters rely on noise reduction plugins. However, those plugins sometimes
distort the audio quality of some parts of your podcast. It is better to prevent and
eliminate disturbances before recording. A simple solution may be to buy a good
microphone and find a quiet room in your house to record from. The next best option is to soundproof your room or home recording studio.


How to soundproof your room


To enhance the quality of your audio, you need to perform home studio or
soundproofing, which has two main objectives:

  • Soundproofing to limit and stop the external sound sources
  •  Acoustic treatment to capture sound from bouncing around the room and causing
    distortions, including those coming from your voice


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$6,000 in Sponsorship with 0 Downloads Plus Engagement Tactics for Scaling & Converting Your Podcast with Adam Schaeuble

Uncategorized Mar 02, 2021

There is no one-size-fits-all technique when it comes to podcasting techniques to attract more engagements. If a podcasting mentor tells you their program works and forget about the rest, it can work for you but it can also not. What you have to understand is how to find your niche and focus more on the relationships and building connections first, then the revenue follows. In today's episode of the Podcast Domination SHow, I bring you Adam Schaeuble with his unique and sometimes comedic tactics for scaling his podcast show.

In this episode:

- How did Adam Schaeuble get into the  podcasting space?

- The power of the 'Niche' in your show.

- How was Adam able to find sponsorship and attract a lot more

- The three basic master plans in Adam's podcast show

- What are the biggest realizations that he recognized being in the podcasting space since he started to now?

- The Pod Pals Zoom Party and what's it all about?

- What other tactics or programs can someone wanting to get into...

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