First thoughts on the new Zoom H1n audio recorder

The new Zoom H1n¬†is a¬†compact audio recorder with high-quality built-in microphones, and it was¬†just announced, so I wanted to share my thoughts on it. This model is an update to the much-loved Zoom H1, a budget-friendly recorder that offered easy-to-use operation. There are many features of the new H1n that improve upon the old design, and at least one change makes it less desirable for a certain type of use. I’ll explain this later in the post. Continue reading First thoughts on the new Zoom H1n audio recorder

How to rate a podcast 5 stars on iTunes

One of the best things you can do for a podcaster is to give them a 5-star rating on iTunes. However, doing so is a little difficult. You need either an iPhone, an iPad, an iPod touch, or a Windows or Mac computer. Plus, there are several steps required to get the job done. This blog post explains everything you need to do in excruciating detail, so you can actually do it. Continue reading How to rate a podcast 5 stars on iTunes

My first experience recording a “double ender” podcast

I recently launched my first weekly podcast, and in preparation¬†I planned and scheduled the first six episodes ‚ÄĒ¬†intentionally arranging a remote guest on the fourth show. I did this because I wanted to establish an natural rhythm between myself and my regular co-host for the first three episodes, and because I was wary of the “double ender” process. I needed more time to research. Continue reading My first experience recording a “double ender” podcast