Episode 265

On Podcasting

We're talking with our podcast editor, Chris Enns, all about how we put together ShopTalk Show episodes as well as some tips and advice on podcasting in general: what kind of equipment to buy, making money from podcasts, editing tips, and how do Chris and Dave prep for a ShopTalk Show episode? (Do they prep?)



Chris Enns

Web // Twitter

Podcast editor & producer for hire.

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Time Jump Links
  • 2:10 What does Chris Enns do?
  • 4:40 Design of podcast sites has suffered and do people visit the website?
  • 5:40 What do people do on a podcast website?
  • 9:30 What's the zero cost gear to get started podcasting?
  • 12:50 How ShopTalk records their conversations for the podcast.
  • 16:20 Why would someone outsource the editing of their podcast?
  • 17:50 What's the sub-$100 gear guide for podcasting?
  • 23:00 What's the sub-$250 gear guide for podcasting?
  • 26:15 What about the Blue Yeti?
  • 30:00 Upgrading Chris Coyier's podcasting gear for under $1,000
  • 39:55 How do I know if all this gear actually makes me sound good?
  • 41:40 What we tell guests coming on ShopTalk Show.
  • 47:20 How can I go about making money from podcasting?
  • 52:01 Is it real money or gas money?
  • 55:10 How ShopTalk hosts the MP3 and shares it with the world.
  • 1:03:02 What is the editing process like for a podcast?
  • 1:09:50 How do Chris and Dave prep for ShopTalk Show?

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