Technology Episodes


Why Isn't Apple Displaying All of My Episodes?

July 15, 2020

Think of it Like a Store Front One of my hobbies is music. I remember as a young child going into or walking by a music store, and there were a few different guitars in the front window and I was like, Wow, look at those guitars! Those are awesome....


Do I Need To Add ID3 Tags To Your Podcast?

June 30, 2020

ID3 tags were much more important back in 2005ish. All the portable media players and tools used ID3 tags.  What is an ID3 Tag? An ID3 tags is information stored inside your mp3 file. You can't see them, but some (few) apps use this...


What is a Libsyn Slug?

June 3, 2020

A libsyn slug is something you will be asked for when you sign up at ( Libsyn is short for Liberated Syndication - they are the largest podcast media hosting company). You can get a free month when you sign up using the coupon code...


Artwork Not Appearing in Apple Podcasts App

March 4, 2020

There are two places you can put artwork for your podcast. One is for the show, and the other is for the episode. There are two views in Apple podcasts. One I will call the "Store view" (which is the view you are using when you search for something)....

Technology Insights

Everybody Gets a Microphone

Feb. 19, 2020

If you are going to be interviewing people in the same room, or if you have a co-host in the same room - you HAVE to pretend your Oprah. YOU GET A MICROPHONE - YOU GET A MICROPHONE -EVERYBODY GETS A MICROPHONE. If you don't get that, here is the clip...


Podcast Booking Resources

Oct. 23, 2019

You are looking for places to be interviewed, or you're looking for guests for your show. Today we talk about a few. Some of these resources will charge between $400-$1000 per month (hundreds of dollars per episode). There are events that again cost...


How to Record Interviews For Your Podcast?

Oct. 9, 2019

Avoid The Phone if Possible Unless it is your only option, you want to avoid using an actual phone line as it will sound like, well, the phone (it cuts some of the clarity out and the bass). If you have people who will only use a phone you can get a...

Technology Marketing

Get Your Podcast on Amazon For Free

Sept. 18, 2019

Smart speakers are getting more and more popular, but for the most part podcast listening is not the MAIN thing that people are using their devices (like the Amazon Dot, or Echo) for (and we can include the Google Home).  There are companies that...


Know Your Equipment

July 24, 2019

If you look at other people in entertainment: Musicians Actors Athletes They all have some sort of “pre-seasons, or “Dress Rehearsal” to work out the kinks and your podcast should follow their example. I am going to Podcast Movement next week...

Technology Marketing

Top Podcast Directories

June 12, 2019

I'm often confused by this question, someone will come up to me and say, Hey, Dave, there are these different places where I should list my podcast. Should I list my show in (insert directory name)? My answer is, well, let's see, it's free and it will...

Strategies Technology

How Do I Change My Podcast Name and Rebrand My Show?

May 28, 2019

I talked about how to choose a name. Today we talk about what happens if you choose a name and it just falls flat, or even worse, confuses people. We talked about the before in episode When Your Podcast Name is Bad The bad news is that name that you...

Insights Technology Strategies Planning

What Pages Do You Need On Your Podcast Website?

May 14, 2019

When it comes to your podcast website ou don't need to overthink your website. The pages you NEED are About Page Contact Page Subscribe Page Your Episodes Is your website a business with a podcast or is it a Podcast with a business? This is...

Technology Planning

Do I Need a Website for My Podcast?

May 7, 2019

Do you need a website for your podcast? If you want your audience to take any kind of action (subscribing, newsletters, products, etc) Apple and Spotify search is not great. See videos and more at


Understanding Podcast Syndication

Jan. 23, 2019

One thing that I see confuse more new podcasters is RSS and syndication. Let's say you are a radio station and your frequency is 100.7. You could have Panasonic, RCA, Sony,  JVC all tuned to your station. When you play a song it comes out of...


Starter Podcast Microphones

Dec. 26, 2018

When it comes to starting a microphone you don't need to spend hundreds of dollars on a single microphone. Some of the best "starter microphones" for podcasting are All of the above microphones with via USB or you can plugin them into a mixer. When...