238 episodes

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer host a weekly podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Each week they talk about a podcasting topic in depth within an arc (like how to start a podcast, podcast gear for the hobby podcaster, and tips on different types of presenting-announcing-hosting) and then run down a current news item of importance to podcasting. They also run down any feedback and offer advice on how to make your hobby podcasting time better, easier and more fun. You can check them out at www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.

Better Podcasting Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer

    • How To
    • 4.4 • 8 Ratings

Stephen Jondrew and Stargate Pioneer host a weekly podcast dedicated for the Hobby Podcaster with tips and tricks on how to get started, sound great, have fun and not break the bank. Each week they talk about a podcasting topic in depth within an arc (like how to start a podcast, podcast gear for the hobby podcaster, and tips on different types of presenting-announcing-hosting) and then run down a current news item of importance to podcasting. They also run down any feedback and offer advice on how to make your hobby podcasting time better, easier and more fun. You can check them out at www.betterpodcasting.com and betterpodcastinggear.com for more information.

    Continuing Education

    Continuing Education

    This week we talk about different ways to continue your education in relation to your podcasting endeavors - while sticking to a hobby podcaster budget. We'll talk about a variety of ways that you can help yourself continue to grow as a podcaster, while still having fun.
    In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we talk about how there's a new IAB certified podcast host.
    In the Better Podback, we have a follow-up from a listener that sent us a How I Saved My Podcast story.
    Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/235.
    If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.
    Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/
    This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

    • 59 min
    Buying A Domain Name For Your Podcast / SP's First Thoughts On Zoom H8

    Buying A Domain Name For Your Podcast / SP's First Thoughts On Zoom H8

    This week we talk about buying a domain name (also known as a URL, website address, etc). We'll discuss what a domain is, why it's a bit difficult these days to buy a domain, issues that you may encounter, and some of the recommendations we have for balancing your budget when buying a domain name.
    In this week's Better Podcasting Download, SP provides his first thoughts after trying the Zoom H8 - and whether he loves it or has buyer's remorse.
    In the Better Podback Stephen answers a question about his use of the Elgato Stream Deck for podcasting.
    Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/235.
    If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.
    Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/
    This podcast was recorded on Friday, September 11, 2020 - Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Podcast Takeovers

    Podcast Takeovers

    This week we talk about participating in "podcast takeovers". We'll discuss what a podcast takeover is, some recommendations we have if you're going to participate in a takeover, and some recommendations for if you're going to have someone take over your podcast.
    In this week's Better Podcasting Download, we discuss international equipment releases, and the impact in can have on the joy of podcasters.
    In the Better Podback we take a question about hooking up an iPad to podcast equipment.
    Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/234.
    If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.
    Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/
    This podcast was recorded on Friday, September 11, 2020 - Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

    • 47 min
    Measuring Your Growth

    Measuring Your Growth

    This week in the show we discuss ways to measure your podcast growth. We'll cover the technical side of this and the non-technical methods as well - and what we think is the happy middle for hobby podcasters.
    In this week's Better Podcasting Download we talk about IAB Stats removing Apple Watch stats, and why we think it's an important move.
    In the Better Podback we take a question about hooking up an iPad to podcast equipment.
    Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/233.
    If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.
    Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/
    This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Spin-Off Podcasts

    Spin-Off Podcasts

    This week in the show we discuss the concept of creating a spin-off. We'll discuss reasons why you may consider doing a spin-off podcast, different types of spin-off podcasts, and how to determine what type of spin-off podcast you may consider.
    In this week's Better Podcasting Download we'll give our first thoughts on OBS.Ninja. Finally, in this week's podback we take feedback about listening to podcasts at faster speeds.
    Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/232.
    If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.
    Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/
    This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Multi-Functional Podcasting Space

    Multi-Functional Podcasting Space

    Hobby podcasters often have multiple uses for their podcasting space, and this can offer additional challenges when trying to podcast. We'll discuss some of the different types of configurations podcasters have, as well as some challenges and benefits to these. In this week's Better Podcasting Download we'll discuss Amazon Music / Audible's terms of service for podcasters. Finally, in this week's podback we take feedback about two statements that Stephen made about editing.
    Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/231.
    If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.
    Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/
    This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

jmjhein ,

Awesome resource!

I listen to several podcast on podcasting. It is great to come across one that has Canadian connections. You guys keep it entertaining, informative and it keeps me encouraged to keep producing my show and making it better.

Julzzz24 ,

Great Podcast

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ChrisM0444 ,

Informative!

These guys know their stuff. I'm 3 episodes in and feel like I've learned a lot. Great podcast!

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