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Podcast News

How to Record a Podcast with Zoom

How to Record a Podcast with Zoom

News & Politics | by Jason Peters | 20 Apr 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic and ensuing quarantine has taken podcasters and broadcasters out of the studio and onto Zoom. Just a few months ago, Zoom was a conference call app just like Skype, GoToMeeting, and WebEx, but weeks into the quarantine Zoom has proven to be the teleconference app of choice. Zoom’s easy recording function and

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The Line Between Video Podcasts & Television Talk Shows has Blurred.

The Line Between Video Podcasts & Television Talk Shows has Blurred.

WhatTheLauf Weekly | by Jason Peters | 04 Apr 2020

The Coronavirus Quarantine is a unique and generation defining event. Aside from the obvious medical and financial repercussions, the quarantine has resulted in some strange side effects. This unprecedented pandemic has brought the ever transforming media landscape full circle as talk shows move into their hosts houses.   The divide between “professional” and “amateur” content has

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Podcasts for the Coronavirus Quarantine.

Podcasts for the Coronavirus Quarantine.

News & Politics | by Jason Peters | 17 Mar 2020

The economy may be halted, people may be quarantined, but the podcast world is booming. As millions of people are trapped at home, they are turning to their “friendship simulators” in a time of need. It’s likely that podcast listener-ship will spike in these trying times, let’s look at some of the podcasts that are

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How to Record, Edit, and Publish a Podcast for $0.00

How to Record, Edit, and Publish a Podcast for $0.00

News | by Jason Peters | 29 Feb 2020

It often surprises me when people are under the impression that podcasts are difficult or expensive to make. The following article will explain how any person with access to a phone and a laptop can produce a podcast for the low low price of $0. Recording The “Voice Memos” app on every iPhone is, for

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2020 Presidential Candidates as Podcasts

2020 Presidential Candidates as Podcasts

Government | by Jason Peters | 20 Feb 2020

The 2020 election is finally thinning out! We originally had 26 candidates, but now we only have ten. Below I’ve listed each candidate from most liberal to most conservative and the podcasts that embody their campaign!    Bernie Sanders – Chapo Trap House Chapo Trap House’s origin stems from their support of Bernie Sanders in

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Live Podcast 101 – From Recording to Performing

Live Podcast 101 – From Recording to Performing

WhatTheLauf Weekly | by Jason Peters | 17 Nov 2019

In 2015 I went to my first live podcast. It was unlike anything I had experienced before, because the words “live podcast” could mean anything. Podcasts are a relatively individualized medium, people listen in their cars, through headphones, or at work. Listeners very rarely think about other listeners, because the podcast format has an incredibly

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Will Ferrell’s Podcast Company & iHeartMedia Sign an Extensive Deal

Will Ferrell’s Podcast Company & iHeartMedia Sign an Extensive Deal

WhatTheLauf Weekly | by Jason Peters | 16 Oct 2019

Day by day, the podcast industry grows more and more fascinating. In a previous article we discussed the fact that Podcasts are becoming more mainstream. Visibility and understanding of the podcast medium are on the rise, so media companies are throwing serious money at major talent. It was announced that Will Ferrell has begun his

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Tips for Marketing Your Podcast.

Tips for Marketing Your Podcast.

Management and Marketing | by Jason Peters | 11 Oct 2019

There is no simple template labelled “How to Podcast.” Some people podcast as a hobby, others as a career, most people are somewhere in between. There are thousands of aspiring podcasters trying to break through to the public. Here are some tips on how to market your podcast series. Think Entrepreneurially Whether you run a

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Podcasts are Going Mainstream.

Podcasts are Going Mainstream.

Latest Industry News & Trends | by Jason Peters | 30 Sep 2019

In September of 2006, the third season of The Office premiered on NBC, that season went on to win an Emmy and a Peabody Award. September 2019, Pam Fischer and Angela Kinsey of The Office unveiled just the trailer for their new podcast titled “Office Ladies.” With just the four minute trailer uploaded, the show

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What is a True Crime Podcast?

What is a True Crime Podcast?

WhatTheLauf Weekly | by Jason Peters | 19 Sep 2019

Resembling television studios scrambling to produce sitcoms in the 1990’s, the podcast industry is scrambling to find the newest True Crime Podcast. The True Crime Genre has grown into a powerhouse following the successes of shows like Serial. The podcast series “Serial” is synonymous with the podcast genre, it was so popular that HBO is

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