Podcast Editing Tip: How to edit out “LIKE”

You are in the middle of a podcast interview. You get excited. You begin to speak faster and are on a roll – and so are your crutch words. That’s what happens to one of my awesome clients, and the word “like” begins to be uses too often. As a podcast editor, what do you…

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A simple tip for introducing your guest the RIGHT way

So I’m asked to be a guest on [insert podcast here]. I’ve been given a list of questions he/she will ask. We connect via Skype or Zoom.us, we have a little pre-show chit chat, then they say, “Okay, I think we can get started”. How do you begin your podcast interviews? There are many ways…

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Your Podcast Isn’t Showing Up in Spotify? Check these 4 things

Spotify began admitting more podcasts into their listings in late 2017. Media host libsyn.com worked it out so their customers could submit their podcasts directly to Spotify. All you need to do is create Spotify as a Destination. However, some shows are still not showing up – including MoneyPlan SOS. That’s extremely frustrating since I…

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Weird Hack to Quickly Replace Original Audio in a Destructive DAW

I don’t know how to explain this other than showing you in a video. Audacity is a destructive editor – meaning the changes you make are permanent past a certain point. For example: You make a change 5 minutes ago, then realize you needed to keep that piece in. You could CTRL-Z / CMND-Z (aka:…

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The Success of Your Podcast Downloads Depends on These Two Things

The success of your podcast’s downloads is largely dependent on two things. “This week’s episode got a lot of downloads. It must be a good show. Let’s do all our episodes just like that one.” I challenge you to think about that statement – and see for yourself that it isn’t true. Why? Because there…

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