Colin’s a Podcaster and Online Educator, and has been teaching Podcasting skills for over 6 years. You can find him over at ThePodcastHost.com.
Today on Digital Marketing Radio we discuss audio recording equipment, with topics including:
- What piece of audio equipment that you have – bang for buck – would you say has had the biggest impact on your sound quality?
- Should you pick a dynamic mic or a condenser mic for your home studio?
- What are the concerns that people should have with a dynamic microphone?
- Why is there not one best microphone for everyone?
- Why is podcasting different from radio broadcasting?
- Where should you route your sound after the microphone – is a mixer necessary?
- What creates sound interference?
- What is a Cloudlifter device and how does it help your sound recording?
- Are external soundcards necessary to record interviews?
- Can you just rely on on the microphone on a portable audio recorder like the Zoom H4N or H5?
- Is it always important to always do a lot of post production editing?
- Why can background noise sometimes be good?
- Why can having a ‘series’ approach be better for your podcast?
Software I couldn’t live without
What software do you currently use in your business that if someone took away from you, it would significantly impact your marketing success?
Audacity [Audio editing software]
What software don’t you use, but you’ve heard good things about, and you’ve intended to try at some point in the near future?
All Things [Task management system]
My number 1 takeaway
What’s the single most important step from our discussion that our listeners need to take away and implement in their businesses?
Start a podcast!