Author: Dave Jackson

Why You MUST Start Podcasting in 2018

Have you thought about starting a podcast? My next session of Podcasting in Six Weeks is starting in January. Maybe you want to start a podcast but for whatever reason, you just haven't got around to it? Maybe you thought: Who would listen to me? I hate my voice I'm not a geek I don't know what equipment to buy I don't want to sound stupid Well many of my clients, students, and listeners thought that too, and here is what has happened to them Because of their Podcast (click player) I can help you face your fears, and...

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Another Clueless Free Podcast Media Host Goes Out of Business

Another free podcast hosting company has bitten the dust. Opinion podcast app launched in November of 2015 and today they launched a free podcast media hosting. Reviews and descriptions went like this on the next web website, “I’ve seen nothing as simple and straightforward for getting started in podcasting as Opinion. It’s still iOS-only, which is something the Seedcamp-backed startup will need to address, and editing lacks finesse (no ability to fade music out, for example) but there’s a really great product coming together here.” So I reached out to them with my criteria. Unlimited bandwidth and storage. Stats...

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Would You Spend $5.99 to Save $120?

Last year I was involved with a documentary called, “The Messengers: A Podcast Documentary” and on August 23rd it becomes available in iTunes. We want it to come out at number one. My incentive for you is simple. Go to and preorder the movie ($5.99) and take a screenshot Send an email to me dave “at” (you see what I'm doing there right?) with the subject “I have a message – your name” I will send you a coupon for 4o% off your first six months at the School of Podcasting (or one month if you don't...

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Quit Podcasting Like it’s 2012

Once upon a time, a podcast consultant came up with a podcast workflow. I didn't think it was great advice in 2012, and now five years later it's horrible advice. The advice was to use Feedburner (so you could redirect your feed if you need to), PowerPress plugin for your feed, and as your media host. While the PowerPress plugin is a good plugin, after having a few sites hacked I no longer trust WordPress. I use it, but I always follow these guidelines: Get rid of any theme, or plugin you are not using Keep your site up to...

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RINGR Now Works with Lighting Ports and Offers Discounted Pricing

Ringr has released an update which now means RINGR will recognize a lightning port (so you could use a “Camera kit” and plug your ATR2100 into your iPhone and RINGR will recognize it. They also now give discounts for people who purchase a year in advance ($15/month) For more information see A “Camera kit” (or USB to lightning adapter) is around...

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