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Blue Jays fans everywhere know the voice of Mike Wilner. For eighteen seasons he has brought the game and it’s stars to radios across Canada. Since starting his career in the late 80’s, he has been talking to, and about, athletes in every sport. From spring training in Dunedin, Florida to the Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, from aspiring amateurs to legendary professionals, Mike Wilner has talked to them all. So we are very fortunate that he can join us for an interview about interviews. How do you prepare for an interview? Go with what you know. Really good question because often

Drew Kozub has been front and center in Winnipeg media since 2011. First with Breakfast Television Winnipeg, and now with KiSS Mornings on 102.3 FM. If you mix in his 6 years as the in-Game Co-host for the NHL's Winnipeg Jets. Then, basically he spends everyday talking to Winnipegers of all walks of life. So there are few people better suited to join us for an interview about interviews. How do you prepare for an interview? It starts before you start researching There are two things that you wanna make sure that you're thinking of right at the beginning, before you even start

If you are Canadian and own a radio then you've heard the voice of Tarzan Dan. He's worked at the biggest stations in the country, winning numerous awards including announcer of the year multiple times. Plus, you can mix in six years as the host of the very influential show The Hit List on Ytv. To sum it up, if you have a favorite musician the odds are that they have been interviewed by Tarzan Dan. So we are very pleased to have him join us for an interview about interviews. How do you prepare for an interview? Leaving them asking, How? I

What podcast style fits you best? Your podcast. Your style. What fits you best? You have something to say. You have ideas that need to be shared. You have a voice that needs to be heard. With Talkshoe, you have a way to make that voice be heard. But before you turn on that microphone, you might want to take some time to think about what you want to say, and how you would like that voice to be heard. This is your podcast style. It is a reflection of who you are and what you have to say. Here are six

The 7 podcasting accessories that will make your podcast better! Getting started or looking to get better. Either way you want to give your podcast the best. Sometimes that means upgrading your equipment.Which, let’s be honest, is often the best part of any hobby. Walking around the hardware store and saying “oh the things I could build, if I had one of those” is more fun than actually building the things. So here is your chance to daydream about that perfect podcasting set up. How do you want to sound? How do you want to look? What can you find stolen

  Ask Yourself, Am I Incorporating All The Right Strategies? Maybe your company just started a branded podcast, or has been producing one for a while. Whichever the case, a common thing we hear at Talkshoe is that people aren’t familiar with how to effectively promote their podcast on social media. You feel that the content is interesting, and relevant for your brand’s audience, but are still unsure of how to execute the promotional aspect. As a long running podcasting platform we’ve seen many success stories. The good news is that it may only take some minor tinkering to your social media

If you have been invited to be a guest on someone’s podcast, you should be incredibly flattered! Whether you’re an expert in your field, bring a fresh perspective to the table, or have opinions you’re willing to share, this is a great opportunity for you to get your voice heard. Although you might think that the host is the only one who should be preparing, doing your part as the guest to contribute will certainly lead to a more memorable recording. Follow these 3 steps to ensure that you leave a lasting impression on your host and your audience. Step 1:

As someone who regularly engages with new and first-time podcasters, I am frequently asked how much preparation should be done before hitting record. Often, these inquiries include a question about scriptwriting. Should episodes be completely scripted to ensure that material is covered as intended? Or, should they be recorded on-the-fly to sound more natural? Personally, I recommend a combination of both. However, there are pros and cons to each and as a podcast host, you will have to determine what works best for you. Read on for a more in-depth look at each of these methods. Entirely Scripted Using this option, the podcast

With so many options available out there, purchasing a microphone for your podcast can feel like an extremely daunting and overwhelming task. That’s why we’ve created this guide of our top choices to fit within any budget. Whether you’re just starting out and looking to purchase your first microphone, or a seasoned pro looking to upgrade your hardware, this guide has got you covered. First, consider directionality When selecting a microphone, it is important to plan ahead for the number of people that you intend to have on your show at one time. If you will always be recording solo, a microphone