TPS083: Setting Up a Mix-Minus and Hosting Pitfalls

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If you want to record Skype using a mixer you’re going to need how to setup a mix-minus. The video below will show you how to go about setting that up and the linked post below will describe the entire process as well as show you detailed photographs of how to setup a mix-minus for recording Skype interviews.

A mix-minus allows you to send all the audio going into your mixer (voice, sound fx, music, etc) back to your caller on Skype without them getting their own voice back which would cause a feedback loop where they would hear their own voice. [Read more]

How to Setup a Mix Minus

Want to record Skype calls for your podcast interviews? This is how you do it. Scroll down to see a complete photo walkthrough and description of the steps demonstrated in this video.   Recording a Skype conversation or any other VOIP … [Read more]

TPS082: Zoom H6 and Crowdfunding for Podcasters

There are many ways to record your podcast. One of my favorites is directly to a digital audio recorder. The Zoom H6 is the newest in a long line of audio recorders but this one stands out amongst them all. With four truly dedicated microphone inputs … [Read more]

Recording Skype with No Mixer or Software

Recording a Skype interview for podcasting can be a tricky process. There are "easy" ways to do this such as software like Audio Hijack Pro for Mac and Pamela for Windows but they can still be hard to setup and of course anytime you're using software … [Read more]

TPS 081: Reaching Your True Audience and Growing Your Podcast

I'm back in The Studio after spending a week in Las Vegas attending and speaking at New Media Expo 2014 (NMX). It was, as you could probably guess, a great time. If you're a podcaster who enjoys meeting other podcasters and learning how to better … [Read more]

Podcaster’s Pilgrimage – My Visit to the TWiT Studios

If you live in Northern California or are ever visiting and you're a podcaster, I highly recommend you make the "podcaster's pilgrimage" to the TWiT Brick House in Petaluma, California. The best part is that anyone can walk right in and see the … [Read more]

PQT – ID3 Artwork File Size

ID3 artwork is your podcast's logo (see mine on the right) that gets inserted into every episode( mp3) file you create (see below for the differences between show level artwork and episode level (i.e. ID3)). When designing your show's artwork … [Read more]