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#36: Thinking of video?

Posted: March 9th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: microphones, videocasting | 1 Comment »

As you may know wee have been offering video for a while now.

Last week I met Greg Brand of http://www.travizeo.com/ who produces videos for a variety of clients – I thought he’d be the perfect guy to talk to about how to start making videos whether they be a video podcast or a one off for YouTube or your website

Greg mentioned video sitemaps. Neither of us were sure if these were the same as normal sitemaps. It turns out they are, in fact, a separate extension of the Sitemap protocol – here’s a useful link:

http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2007/12/introducing-video-sitemaps.html

 


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Posted: January 4th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: microphones | 5 Comments »

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#34: Heil Shure Faceoff

Posted: December 20th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: microphones | Comments Off on #34: Heil Shure Faceoff

The Heil PR40 vs The Shure SM58

In an excited frenzy upon receiving my new Heil PR40, I performed a series of scientific tests to compare it with my trusty Shure SM58.


#32: Jim Harold – The Paranormal Podcast

Posted: September 30th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: microphones, post production, recording, videocasting | Comments Off on #32: Jim Harold – The Paranormal Podcast

As many of you know – I’m a sucker for the paranormal and conspiracy theories – so it was a tremendous pleasure to have Jim Harold on the show. Jim has a number of podcasts, all based around the paranormal, ghosts, spooky stories and things that go bump in the night:

Jim says that podcasting changed his life. Jim started out in the media side of radio, then discovered podcasting – being inspired by Adam Curry and Leo Laport. Always being passionate about the paranormal, Jim decided to do a show where he interviewed experts in the field (a great strategy). Later, Jim teamed up with Clayton Morris to do the Paranormal Report and Kate Botello (who used to co-host with Leo Laporte on The Screen Savers) on Weird News Radio, his latest show.
In this interview, Jim gives some great insights into the way podcasting can open doors. He also gives us some great podcasting quotes. Jim uses Vodburner to produce his Paranormal Report videocast – this allows you to record two video and two audio streams simultaneously – great fro recording a Skype video interview – check it out.
Jim also has a new book out – Jim Harold’s Campfire – True Ghost Stories.

#31: Dr Chris Smith – The Naked Scientists Podcast

Posted: September 23rd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: creating content, interaction, microphones, post production, videocasting | Comments Off on #31: Dr Chris Smith – The Naked Scientists Podcast

In today’s episode I talked to Dr Chris Smith who has been podcasting since 2001 (predating even the mighty Adam Curry)! Now that’s early. Chris produces and presents the Naked Scientists Podcast – which started as a radio show. Chris tells how he put the show on the Internet for people to download and how the podcast audience exploded in 2005 as iTunes opened its Podcast Directory.

Chris gives some interesting insights into content creation and getting feedback from your listeners – including setting up core samples of your audience as focus groups. He also covers how great content can carry your content even if you’re not a big name brand.

On another note – I’m running the Brighton Marathon in the Spring – please sponsor my Brighton Marathon run for The Martlets Hospice 😉


#26: Podcasts in education – Jonathan Ahlbrand

Posted: May 27th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: microphones, post production, recording | Comments Off on #26: Podcasts in education – Jonathan Ahlbrand

Johnathan Ahlbrand

I chatted to Jonathan Ahlbrand who uses podcasts in an education way. Jonathan gives us an insight into Mixcraft, a Windows alternative to Apple’s Garageband and Logic Express. And, true to form, I asked Jonathan all about his latest acquisition – a Blue Yeti microphone.

Other links:


#25: Interview with Daniel Lewis of The Audacity to Podcast

Posted: April 15th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: interviews, microphones, post production | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on #25: Interview with Daniel Lewis of The Audacity to Podcast

Daniel Lewis

I thoroughly enjoyed my midnight chat with Daniel Lewis. Daniel produces three podcasts, The Audacity to Podcast, Are you just Watching and The Ramen Noodle. Listen out for some great tips on Audacity and podcasting in general.

Daniel’s details:


#24: Interviewing techniques from Alastair McKenzie

Posted: April 8th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: interviews, microphones, post production, recording | 4 Comments »

Alastair McKenzie

I met Alastair McKenzie at the Travel Bloggers Unite 2011 event in Mancherster a couple of weeks back. Alastair is an x-radio journalist/editor, now turned to the Internet. In this interview he gives us some killer tips on interviewing and post production with particular reference to using atmospheric backgrounds – great stuff!


#20: Benjamin Grundy of Mysterious Universe

Posted: October 21st, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: interviews, microphones, post production | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

In today’s show I talk to Benjamin Grundy who, along with Aaron Wright, produces the Mysterious Universe podcast.

Stuff mentioned by Ben:

Events I mentioned:


#14: From a career in insurance to full time podcaster – an interview with Cliff Ravenscraft

Posted: September 3rd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: interviews, microphones, post production, recording | 5 Comments »


In today’s show I chat with Cliff Ravenscraft, of PodcastAnswerMan.com.

Cliff shares his story of how he took a leap of faith and went from a career in insurance to a full time podcaster and then podcasting coach. A great interview and some terrific tips from Cliff.

Also:

Listener Joe Dale pointed me to the Audacity to Podcast show with Daniel Lewis, and The Podcasting Emporium with James Williams and Dave Gray.

Submitting podcasts to the new Blackberry Podcast Catalogue – here is where to go – http://rimpodcast.quickplay.ca/rimpodcasting – you’ll need to sign up first (pretty painless).