BBS004 Inside Gaming & BS Part 2: Work Flow – Bonus BS

Part 2 of Inside Gaming BS series. Sean talks about the work flow and technical process of podcast production of an episode in this Bonus BS.

BBS004 Show Agenda

  1. Operation work flow
    1. Google docs
      1. easy to share/collaborate
      2. show outline/agenda template
        1. easy show notes
      3. spreadsheet for sponsors
        1. when they were mentioned
        2. time – billing
    2. Skype or Hangout or other
    3. Recording
      1. into software
      2. into hardware
      3. quality
    4. Editing
      1. yes or no
      2. what to use
      3. levelator
    5. Tagging
      1. iTunes
      2. album art 1400×1400, itunes supports 3000×3000
      3. Author
      4. Show info
      5. Summary
    6. Rename file
    7. Store file
    8. Upload to host
    9. Enter into wordpress
      1. show notes
      2. artwork
      3. schedule post
    10. youtube
      1. ffmpeg

BBS003 Inside Gaming & BS Part 1: Planning – Bonus BS

Are you planning a podcast? We have received some inquiries from listeners asking us how we do the show, who do we use for hosting, and what gear do we use. This is a multipart series providing insight into producing Gaming and BS podcast.

BBS003 Show Agenda

  1. Planning stage
    1. Reason for show
      1. passion or risk podfade
    2. solo or guest
      1. agreement on details
        1. money
        2. topics
        3. promoting
      2. scheduling
      3. who is responsible for what
    3. Length of show
      1. fixed
      2. variable
    4. Frequency of release
      1. weekly
      2. every 2 weeks
    5. Focus of show
      1. actual play
      2. banter
      3. combination
      4. news
      5. reviews
    6. Format
      1. when you’re going to do what
      2. segments
      3. time of segments
    7. Name of show
    8. web presence & propagation
      1. domain name
      2. website
        1. self hosted
        2. shared hosting
        3. service
          1. wordpress.com
          2. blogspot
      3. RSS
        1. native or
        2. port to feedburner
        3. itunes
      4. social media
        1. are names available
        2. what channels
      5. hosting files
        1. libsyn
        2. blubrry
        3. soundcloud
        4. others
    9. Email
      1. for each host or for show
    10. Phone
      1. guests can call in
    11. Music
      1. intro
      2. outro
      3. transition – music or sound effect or verbal or combo
        1. soundbyte by blackcat systems
      4. where to get them
      5. premiumbeat.com
      6. original or 3rd party
      7. risk of getting someone else to use your music
      8. cost