New Podcast Equipment – PCI 297
Filling in for Todd today, MacKenzie talks with Mike about some new podcast equipment being released in the near future. They also discuss some stats on how and what people are listening to that might make you think. Make sure to stick around for Mike’s recap of Podfest this past weekend.
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- How many shows do you need to buy ads on to reach 100% of US listeners?
- How to Make Money on Spotify — white noise and calming sounds
- Robert Riggs (a happy Blubrry customer) has won an award for his Fox Nation show Freed To Kill
- How to design a great podcast logo from Rachel Corbett
- Nomono Sound Capsule: a new way to record in groups (in person)
- New Focusrite Vocaster interface
- How Americans spend time on their smart speakers
Are you up to date on your software?
- Double-check your software before recording. Does it need to be updated? Should you wait on the update because it has some weird glitch and they’ll put out a small fix soon?
- Podfest/Vidfest Expo review – Mike and Todd were in attendance and both had sessions
- We are looking to expand our development team – looking for a Junior Software Developer
- We’ll be releasing programmatic advertising in the near future, stay tuned for more info.
Using your podcast to answer FAQ’s
Question of the Week: I’m trying to help a colleague connect a mixer (Mackie 1402VLZ4) to a new Macbook pro. Unfortunately, Apple has removed a mic input on more recent Macbooks. Any ideas for a good solution that won’t introduce noise into the sound chain?
Answer: Yes. Get yourself a USB sound card or interface. Make sure it has a line-in jack (not just a mic jack) because the output of an analog mixer is going to be line-level. Line-level is way too high for the mic input.
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Coming to you this week from the Blubrry studio in Columbus, Ohio & Mike Dell’s World Studio in Traverse City, Michigan. Produced by the Blubrry Pro-Production team.
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