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This guide provides everything you need to know about producing great podcasts. Author Jim Metzendorf has edited well over 1,000 shows.
This guide provides everything you need to know about producing great podcasts. Author Jim Metzendorf has edited well over 1,000 shows.
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Jim Metzendorf is one of the most prolific podcast editors in the business. In addition to serving as Senior Audio Engineer and editing many of the shows heard on 5by5.tv, Jim's clients also include companies like Grizzly Productions and CHIKARA. He has edited so many shows that he has literally lost count, but he knows it is well above 1,000 episodes. He also teaches audio production at the college level and has given presentations at schools around the United States and Canada.

The Professional's Guide To Podcast Production is the culmination of his experience in the industry. Every tip and trick he has developed over the years will be collected and outlined in an easy to understand manner, complete with screenshots to illustrate various techniques. If you've wondered why some of your favorite shows sound so good, the wait is over! All the secrets to making awesome sounding podcasts will be revealed!

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    Contributor will receive DRM-free PDF that contains information about best practices for recording and editing podcasts. This illustrated guide will include equipment recommendations covering multiple budget levels, techniques for local and remote recording, and detailed editing concepts for industry-standard digital audio workstation software.

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    At the $25 contribution level, the author will also provide his personal, customizable EQ and dynamics processing effects plug-in presets for use with Logic and Pro Tools in addition to the PDF guide.

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    At the $50 contribution level, you'll receive audio files from Jim's microphone shootout. Hear a side-by-side comparison of popular microphones ranging in value from under $100 to over $2,000. Of course, you'll also receive his personal, customizable EQ and dynamics processing effects plug-in presets for use with Logic and Pro Tools in addition to the PDF guide.

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    At the $100 level, contributors will receive the PDF guide, plug-in presets, microphone comparison audio files, and a one hour consultation with Jim Metzendorf via telephone or Skype to discuss technical or business aspects of podcast production.

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    $250 contributors will receive the PDF guide, plug-in presets, microphone comparison audio files, and three hours of consultation with Jim Metzendorf via telephone or Skype to discuss technical or business aspects of podcast production. Additionally, Jim will help you develop custom templates for one of your shows for use with either Logic or Pro Tools.

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    A whopping six hours of remote training! $500 contributors will receive the PDF guide, plug-in presets, a total of six hours of consultation with Jim Metzendorf via telephone or Skype to discuss technical or business aspects of podcast production. Additionally, Jim will help you develop custom templates for one of your shows for use with either Logic or Pro Tools.

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