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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


USB and Audacity Reviews

Show #129 originating from

Today we get the answers from last week's poll about USB interfaces and using Audacity.

Thanks to:

Joe from www.onthepodcast.netAnthony from Mike from Warren from http://pewpodcast.podomatic.comTerry from and http://oldcootcast.comLarry from http://goinglinux.comSally from http://www.podcastasylum.comDaryl from Jay from creator of Cloak and Tracker

75% use a USB interface75% use Audacity.

Most feel Audacity is stable, and people using USB microphones seemed to lve them while people using USB interfaces seem to find them a bit of a hassle (especially if this is on your main unit). Items mentioned:

Blue Snowball USB mic $99Samson CO1 USB Mic $90Alesis MultiMix 8 USB Mixer $149Alesis Podcast Mic (comes with mic, heaphones, software) $99Behringer UCA202 USB Interface (connect from your mixers tape out) $30Zoom H2 Portable Recorder $199Behringer USB Podcast Kit (includes mic, headphones, mixer, usb interface, software) $100Rode Dynamic USB Podcaster Mic $230

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