MakeUseOf: Anchor Makes It Easier to Record Podcasts With Friends

MakeUseOf: Anchor Makes It Easier to Record Podcasts With Friends. “There has never been a better time to start a podcast. With many countries in lockdown due to the spread of COVID-19, recording a podcast is a more productive use of your time than watching Netflix 24/7. And Anchor wants to help you get started podcasting. Everyone either already has a podcast, or has ambitions to start one. However, talking into a microphone by yourself isn’t as much fun as chatting with friends. Which is where Anchor’s Record With Friends 2.0 comes in, making remote podcasting a breeze.”

Android Community: Google launches new Apps, Games, and Insights podcast

Android Community: Google launches new Apps, Games, and Insights podcast. “If you’re interested in the inner workings of the developers of some of your favorite apps and games and this multi-billion industry, there are a lot of materials that you can search for out there. But Google is making it a bit easier for you by launching a new podcast called Apps, Games, and Insights. It will bring listeners “insights, stories, and learnings” from the industry experts and the people and companies behind some of the most popular apps and games out there.”

How to start a podcast in 2020: A step-by-step guide for beginners (Creative Boom)

Creative Boom: How to start a podcast in 2020: A step-by-step guide for beginners. “Well, it’s been three weeks since The Creative Boom Podcast went live, and I have to say, it’s been hugely rewarding. It’s already opened doors. People are approaching me, sending me lovely messages, and I’m growing my network. It’s given me a real boost. If you’ve wanted to launch a podcast, but something has held you back – whether that’s fear, lack of time or not knowing how – I’ve pulled together some beginner tips to help.”

Fanta Tracks: Be a part of the Fantha Tracks Star Wars fan created video database

Fantha Tracks: Be a part of the Fantha Tracks Star Wars fan created video database. “From its launch, Fantha Tracks have supported our fellow Star Wars podcast creators in promoting their shows, and our readers in discovering new and exciting audio content in the form of our Podcast A-Z Database. Now, Fantha Tracks wants to expand that to the realm of Star Wars fan made videos.”

TechCrunch: Want podcasts to remain independent? Support independent podcasts

TechCrunch: Want podcasts to remain independent? Support independent podcasts. “With corporate involvement in podcasting come things like exclusives — company-produced programs that only exist on specific paid services (yes, I’m fully aware that I’m writing this on a site that recently launched a premium content tier, but we all need to monetize in the way we see fit). But the truth is the same with podcasters as it is with creatives in virtually ever medium: The people making the thing generally want as many people to engage with it as possible. But the lure of a living wage is a powerful one.”

Motherboard: Someone Turned 50,000 Hours of UFO Podcasts Into a Searchable Database

Motherboard: Someone Turned 50,000 Hours of UFO Podcasts Into a Searchable Database. “a UFO enthusiast and barrister in England who goes by the pseudonym Isaac Koi is transcribing archives of UFO-related shows. So far, he’s catalogued over 50,000 podcast episodes and videos.”

Tennessee State Library and Archives: Welcome to the Stories from the Sixteenth State podcast!

Tennessee State Library and Archives: Welcome to the Stories from the Sixteenth State podcast!. “The Tennessee State Library and Archives is happy to announce the creation of a new podcast called Stories from the Sixteenth State. The title references Tennessee’s 1796 admission to the Union as the 16th state. The podcast will examine the people, places, and events that have shaped Tennessee’s history.”