499 – My New Video Studio Gear & Next Level Live Workshop Announcement

In this week's episode I talk about some of the new video hardware that I got for the video productions that I do in my studio. Also, I give the first mention of my “Spend The Day With Cliff” package and my upcoming Next Level Podcasting Weekend Workshop right here in the Next Level Studio Training Space.

Mentioned In This Episode:
(Links Are Affiliate Links)
-Email me if you are interested in the June 16-17 Workshop.
-Email me if you are interested in a “Spend The Day With Cliff” session.
-Roland V-1HD Video Switcher – PodcastAnswerMan.com/RolandVideo
-datavideo HDR-1 h.264 video recorder – PodcastAnswerMan.com/VideoRecorder
-BlackMagic Web Presenter – PodcastAnswerMan.com/WebPresenter
-Ecamm Live Software – PodcastAnswerMan.com/ecammlive
-Canon HF-G40 Camera – PodcastAnswerMan.com/hfg40
-Shure PSM300 IEM System – http://PodcastAnswerMan.comPodcastAnswerMan.com/iem

*If there were any additional links or resources that I mentioned in this episode that you do not see listed above, please leave me a comment below and I'll gladly update the post.

Below is the video that demonstrates my new video gear in action.

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367 What do you do when you know that what is needed to take your podcast to the next level is just outside your financial reach? And So Much More!

Next Level One Day Mastermind Event
I'm very excited to announce my very first one day LIVE EVENT. I will be hosting the first Next Level One Day Mastermind event on Friday, August 15th in Dallas TX in the Galveston Room at the Westin Galleria. (pictured below)
Galveston

I describe this event in great detail starting at 52 minutes and 54 seconds into the episode. If you would like to be one of the ten people included in this intensive mastermind experience, please register now at http://NextLevelStudio.tv.

 
 
Topics Covered In This Episode:
– How can I create an introduction episode? (00:03:32)
– Have I considered going back to recording into software? (00:14:38)
– Why did Chad purchase a Samsung Washer & Dryer? (00:27:50)
– How do you incorporate video into an audio only production? (00:33:11)
– What do you do when you know that what is needed to take your podcast to the next level is just outside your financial reach? (00:40:10)
– How should I handle this potentially high risk interview request? (00:47:00)

 
 
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365 Growing Your Mailing List – Thoughts On Live Streaming & Video In General – And Much More!

blackmagic-intensity-extreme-2Working Out The Kinks With My Live Stream (00:04:14)
Some of you know that I have been broadcasting a live stream of the recording of my podcasts since 2006. Until recently, I never really talked about this a great deal. However, in the past few episodes, I've mentioned that I've been looking to take my YouTube video content to the next level by uploading the recordings of my live stream broadcasts to my YouTube Channel.

Prior to publishing the videos to my YouTube channel, I was fully satisfied with a lower quality video stream, as long as it gave those in the chat room a peak into what was happening in my studio with a “behind the scenes” feel. However, now that I am looking to record and upload these videos to YouTube, I've decided to broadcast and record in HD. This has caused quite a few technical issues that I've had to work through. I spent the a good deal of this episode sharing my story about what I had to go through to get things to where they are today. I still have several technical details to work out, such as audio sync issues when I upload the Ustream Recording to YouTube. More on that in next week's episode.

 
 
My Thoughts On Live Streaming & Video In General (00:34:25)
It's been quite some time since I've shared my overall thoughts on the topic of live streaming your podcast. I typically warn all new podcasters to stay away from live streaming their podcast for the first six months, at least. In this episode, I share why I hold that position.

Also, I share my thoughts on video content, in general. If I didn't make it perfectly clear, in this episode, I want to state that I do love great video content. However, when it comes to podcasting, I really only enjoy video podcasts that contain content that is really made for video. Even then, I have a very limited amount of time that I can devote to “screen time” for such content and, therefore, I am only subscribed to two video podcasts. If I have screen time, I'd almost rather be watching a movie, a tv show, or playing a video game.

 
 
Other Topics In This Episode
– Three Tips For Growing Your Mailing List (00:59:51)
– Should you play around with episode titles? (01:08:48)
– What recording gear would I take to a conference? (01:10:07)
– What is a low budget, yet portable, recording setup? (01:13:38)

 
 
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