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School of Podcasting

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You want to start a podcast, but you’re not sure where to start. You need advice on how to grow or monetize your show, and stop being so scared that it won’t work! I can help by showing you what mistakes NOT TO MAKE and much more. Subscribe to the show and soak in the 16+ years of podcasting experie… read more

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Podcasting Can Boost Your Business - I've Got Proof

This podcast episdoe #120 originates at http://www.shownotes.schoolofpodcasting.com

One of the benefits of being a member of the School of Podcasting is our weekly roundtable / live Question and anser sessions (typical 60 - 120 minutes long). In the last session one of the members talk about how his business is growing due to podcasting. Podcasting is:

Enabling him to reach a global marketHelping qualify his leadsEnabling him to reach customers in a "no pressure" formatEnabling customer to "try before they buy."

Also in this podcast I talk about how you can save money buying a collapsable microphone (sometimes called "Scissors, or Broadcast") boom stand

To See Rich's business in action go to www.dearaddie.com

Other podcasters involved in the roundtable snippet Tim from www.sleddogpodcast.com )

The Rode PSA1 Swivel Mount Arm Microphone costs $90 (and the cool thing about Same Day Music is there is no tax most of the time)

The Heil Sound PL-2T Overhead Broadcast Boom goes for about $125 bucks.

If you look on ebay. You can find "microphone arms" for $29 CLICK HEREFor now at

or one with three bases for $39. at CLICK HERE

I currently have the $29 model and I love not having a stand next to my desk and the ability to move my microphone out of the way. I did have some issues as the stand holds the microphone in place, but when I first added a pop filter, the stand couldn't handle the weight. After really, really tightening the screws it seems to be working. I will get the $39 model later in the week and let you know how it goes.

If you would like to participate in the Podcaster Roundtables go sign up at the School of Podcastint www.schoolofpodcasting.com

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