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Dave Jackson has been helping people launch podcasts since 2005 and every Saturday he is joined by Jim Collison to is runs the Average Guy Network. Together they have 20 years of podcasting experience and coaching.


episode 366: My Guest's Sound is Horrible

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Today we are asked about shipping microphones to guests who are (more than likely) going to sound band. We also talk about what exactly is a hobby podcaster, self-care, and more.

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Mentioned In This Episode

Jabra Evolve 40 Headset

Rodecaster Pro

Zoom Podtrak P4

Sturdy Mic Stand

Toggl Track


Rescue Time

The Grief Recovery Handbook

Become a Supporter


04:11  Tascam Feedback
11:06  Shipping Equipment to Guests
17:21  Rodcaster Pro on the Road
19:47  Explain How the Guest benefits
20:35  Adding Effects in Post Show
22:04  Cheap Headphones
23:10  Automatic Downloads in Apple
25:16  Tracking Your Time Can Crush You
27:18  Jim Recommends Headset
29:12  How Long From Idea to Promotion
32:06  Streamyard and Facebook
33:32  Awesome Supporters
37:54  Dave in Florida Next Week
40:29  Hobby Podcasters - Know Your Strengths
48:12  Take Care of Yourself
49:27  3 Things Every Podcaster Needs
53:09  The Importance of Sleep
55:01  1 Long or 2 Short Parts

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