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The Podcast Method Podcast

The Podcast Method Podcast

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Dan Benjamin answers your questions about podcasting and recording, audio and video equipment, software, mic technique, pre- and post-production, workflows, and more. Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


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26: One Take

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Thu, Mar 30, 2017


Dan talks about podcast networks (and the evolution of 5by5), and answers listener questions about how sponsorships really work and what sponsors want (guaranteed numbers, CPM, ROI), audience engagement, Skype vs. double-enders, building audience, and finding inspiration.

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25: Stand Up

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Wed, Mar 08, 2017


Dan talks about improving sound quality, motivation, mute switches, how and when to end a show, syncing audio and video, and more.

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24: Get Pumped

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Mon, Feb 13, 2017


Dan talks about staying organized, working with a co-host, commitment, live streaming, sound dampening, budget friendly live call-in solutions, New & Noteworthy, iPhone/iPad recording solutions, and transcripts.

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23: Production Values

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Wed, Feb 01, 2017


Dan answers your questions about affiliate codes, post production tweaks, video skype calls, gain staging, audio interface migrating, trying out new microphones, and starting new shows.

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22: The Future

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Jun 03, 2016


Dan talks about the start of 5by5 and its CMS, sticking to your wheelhouse, and answers listener questions about recording a double ender vs Skype recording, minimum downloads that appeal to sponsors, how the future of podcasting compares to blogging, how to get guests on your show, how hosts get paid per show, and cover art.

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21: Versatility

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Thu, Mar 31, 2016


Dan talks about gear for recording in the field and in the studio, making specific vs. general podcasts, versatility in podcasting, the Cloudlifter vs. DBX, Apple's Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter, using Zencastr instead of Skype, writing good show notes, and guidelines for good gain.

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20: Balance

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Mar 11, 2016


Shifting the focus back to listener emails, Dan talks about finding a good co-host, balancing levels, story-style podcasts, replacement episodes, DMCAs, lavalier mics, a Fireside update, and the right way to end a podcast.

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19: New Tools

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Jan 29, 2016


Dan talks about new tools for podcasters, mic technique, naming your podcast, standing out as an independant podcaster, and answers your questions.

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18: Commodities

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Nov 20, 2015


Dan answers questions about interviewing Weird Al Yankovic, how podcasts are disruptive to radio, the importance of iTunes reviews, creating guest contracts, the Rode Podcaster, nice podcast audiences, getting a fair CPM from your sponsors, how to measure a podcast's success, a low-end recording computer, the progress of the hosting/stats platform, and more.

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17: Independent Voices

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Wed, Nov 11, 2015


Dan talks about the importance of independent content, configuring Skype for optimum results, noise gating and compression for noisy rooms and environments, recording panels and live performances, and more.

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16: Eliminating Barriers

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Wed, Nov 04, 2015


Dan talks about techniques, websites, and apps you can use to prepare for podcasts and interviews, eliminating barriers between you and your listeners, Google Play and podcasting, and listener questions.

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15: Back to Basics

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Sep 25, 2015


Dan talks about the importance of getting back to basics, mastering mic technique, understanding your room's audio presence, icecast and nicecast, having a pre-flight checklist, ad blocking in podcasts, and more.

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14: Rapport

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Mon, Aug 31, 2015


From desktop mic booms to mix-minus, Dan answers listener questions about equipment, digital audio interfaces, how to apply effects to multi-track recordings, how to handle USB mic latency, developing a rapport with co-hosts, workflow and file-sharing, when to use the amazing Levelator, and more.

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13: Media Figures

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Jul 24, 2015


Dan talks about the affect "media figures" (aka famous people) are having on podcasting, the recent Midroll acquisition, Ira Glass going independent, and a preview of his upcoming Podcast Movement talk about the past, present, and future of podcasting. He also answers questions about recording software, sports podcasts, and more.

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12: A Level Playing Field

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, May 22, 2015


Dan talks about the importance of independent podcasts, guest contracts, booking your first sponsor, one-person shows, guest and co-host compensation, and the Spotify podcasting situation.

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11: "The Essence of Podcasting"

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Thu, May 07, 2015


Dan answers listener questions and talks about recording great interviews, making the switch from hulking desktop mixers with faders to digital mixers, the importance of monitoring your own voice, and more.

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10: Don't Hold Back. Except Sometimes.

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Sat, Apr 25, 2015


Dan talks about interviewing, holding back content, daily and weekly vs. evergreen episodes, the best day to release an episode, minimum downloads needed to get a sponsor, tips for transitioning your feed, and workflows. Special guest Jordan Cooper joins the show to reveal his tips and experiences with growing your audience.

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9: Saving Time

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Apr 03, 2015


Dan answers listener questions about mic technique, affordable microphones, digital mixers, headphone amps, streaming video, USB vs. XLR microphones, radio's influence on podcasting, and more.

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8: Show Up!

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Thu, Mar 26, 2015


Dan talks about growing your listener base, if podcast networks are right for your show, getting new listeners, recording multiple guests, the basics of mix-minus, digital vs. traditional mixers, testing new gear, getting mired in editing, recording better audio vs. editing in post, and more.

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7: Time Shifted Radio

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Feb 13, 2015


Dan talks about podcasts as creations vs. time shifted radio, recording (and not recording) when you're sick, ID3 tags, managing wires, the benefits and downsides of pre recording intros and outros, interviewing techniques, using affiliates as sponsors, acoustic panels, and more.

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6: Hijacking

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Jan 23, 2015


Dan talks about download tracking with podtrac and libsyn, other tools like Showbot and the topics engine, recording screencasts, the new Audio Hijack, fair use in podcasting, patreon instead of sponsors, and more.

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5: Content First

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Thu, Jan 15, 2015


Dan Benjamin answers your questions on topics including how to put content first, working with remote guests, keeping focused, a Skype tips for good quality audio, effective recording techniques, and more.

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4: Fine Tuning

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Thu, Jan 01, 2015


Dan Benjamin answers listener questions about the importance of a regular show, submitting shows to iTunes, counting downloads and listeners, affordable podcast hosting solutions, building a custom podcast CMS, interview style, soundproofing your home and podcast studio, broadcasting from a closet, and more.

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3: Get Excited

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Dec 19, 2014


Dan answers questions about promoting a show on iTunes, working with advertiser content, the importance of theme music for a podcast, how to handle Skype issues, and more.

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2: If It Sounds Good, It Is Good

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Thu, Dec 11, 2014


Dan talks about recording multiple people remotely and in the same room, the importance of cover artwork, editing as a crutch, streaming live, and answers listener questions, and for the special Tech segment, he is joined by guest Jim Metzendorf to explain audio compression in podcasting.

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1: Getting Started

Dan Benjamin Author: Dan Benjamin
Fri, Dec 05, 2014


Dan Benjamin answers listener's Twitter questions about starting a podcast, accurate download tracking, microphones, recording equipment, and more.

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