Episode 8

Published on:

24th Jun 2020

Digital Hoarders and Pedagogy– Podcast Editing Business Edition

When does your editing business invest in new equipment? Is it when productivity lags? Or is it merely a matter of budget? How do you know when it’s REALLY time to replace equipment? And then what determines how much you spend? We help Bryan decide whether to purchase a new Mac computer or stick with his old one. Plus, file storage, video editing, and impostor syndrome!

We support #PodcastersforJustice... and where to donate & what to do:

  1. George Floyd Memorial Fund
  2. Minnesota Freedom Fund
  3. Black Visions Collective
  4. Campaign Zero
  5. Black Lives Matter
  6. Text “Floyd” to 55156 to sign a petition to demand justice for George Floyd.
  7. Sign-up at Color of Change to be notified of more opportunities to take action

Questions to ask before you buy that thing…  

  • Is this an emotional desire or practical need?
  • How long will your investment to last?
  • Is your need for the gear long or short term?
  • Is there a work-around?

When you spend more time crashing and rebooting than editing, it’s time to get a new computer. 

Also covered...

We get into file storage because you can never back up enough. 

Bryan is NOT a PC guy. 

What video software is the easiest? 

Daniel discusses his recent experience with Impostor Syndrome… notice how we approach it through awareness and practical experience. 

We share the value of accountability and you’ll probably learn a new word. 

Getting inspiration from others who are doing similar things as you isn’t really stealing… or is it? 

Should Jennifer do a course? (yes, I think she should)

Jennifer, a skeptic, gives a review of Descript 

Descript Tip: Use Ctrl/Cmd + F to find a word or phrase to delete en masse

Guest Editor

This episode was edited by Bourbon Barrell Podcasting. (thanks, Jennifer)

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Appearing in this episode:

Daniel Abendroth: https://rothmedia.audio | @rothmedia_audio

Jennifer Longworth: https://bourbonbarrelpodcasting.com | @KYPodcasting

Carrie Caulfield-Arick: https://yayapodcasting.com | @carriearick

Bryan Entzminger: https://toptieraudio.com | @toptieraudio

(Editor's note: I can't seem to pull off single spacing. Sorry)

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About your hosts

Jennifer Longworth

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Bourbon Barrel Podcasting was founded in 2019 when Jennifer Longworth, with 14 years of audio editing experience, decided to get serious about editing podcasts for Central Kentuckians. Jennifer edits podcasts for established podcasters and helps new podcasters get started with the basics.

Carrie Caulfield Arick

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Carrie Caulfield Arick is a nerd for sound, stories, and listening. She’s learned from and worked with the industry’s best producers in her role as writer, editor and sound designer. Carrie is a co-founder of the femxle podcast post-production community, Just Busters and co-host of Podcast Editors Mastermind. Oh, and she likes cats… a lot.

Daniel Abendroth

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Hi, I’m Daniel and my podcast editing services will make your podcasts sound smooth and professional, while saving you time and money.

Bryan Entzminger

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Bryan Entzminger is the owner of Top Tier Audio, a podcast production company. He's the host of Hiring a Podcast Editor and cohost of the Podcast Gauntlet and the Podcast Editors Mastermind. He's also the founder of the Hindy Users (Unofficial) group for Hindenburg users on Facebook. He loves sharing the lessons he’s learned from his struggles and others he's met along the way so that you can have a podcast that you’re proud of without letting podcast production take over your life.