Campfire: Saturday, Feb 10, 2024

2024-02-10 Campfire

February 10th is the Saturday Campfire Zoom call for February!

Saturday, February 10th - 3pm Eastern US/NYC

That should be 2024-02-10T20:00:00Z in your timezone. :arrow_backward: that auto-conversion to display in your local time works if you are reading this on the Podcaster Community at

Video, notes and takeaways will be posted as replies to this topic. Hope to see you there!

Call link

Zoom Call link :arrow_down_small:

Meeting ID: 850 6294 5163
Passcode: 289226

What’s a campfire?

Campfires are our twice-monthly (usually, 2nd Saturdays and last Sundays) gatherings where you can share your ideas and passion for podcasting in a social setting.

About the Campfires category has the details— including how to make them appear automatically on your calendar.



@pod-alumni @supporters The first Campfire of February is later today. Details at the top of this topic. (2nd campfire in February is on 25th.)

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@supporters @pod-alumni video and notes below. Next Campfire is Sun, Feb 25…



  • New podcast idea and remote recording setup. 0:00
  • Recording audio and video without software or gear. 1:21
  • Audio and video capture interface for streaming. 6:50
  • Finding podcast guests and outreach strategies. 10:21
  • Podcast advertising and promotion strategies. 14:39
  • Podcasting, interviewing, and editing. 18:00
  • Podcast editing and interviewing techniques. 21:04
  • Capturing creativity and originality in podcast interviews. 25:24
  • Podcasts and their impact on listeners. 26:26
  • Podcast interviews and storytelling techniques. 28:08
  • Storytelling techniques and resources. 29:28
  • Podcast preparation and nerves among hosts and guests. 37:56
  • Overcoming fear of math and learning. 43:25


  • Recording gear: Mentioned R0DE’s Streamer X
  • A platform for podcast hosts and guests to find each other, facilitating guest appearances on various podcasts. Described as useful for discovering potential podcast guests and opportunities.
  • Has a free newsletter that connects podcast hosts with potential guests, offering listings of guests seeking opportunities to appear on podcasts and podcasts looking for guests. Mentioned as a resource for guest outreach.
  • Story Grid: A book and methodology ( for editing novels and stories, possibly confused with “story structure” in the conversation. It provides tools and insights for structuring and analyzing story content.
  • Robert McKee’s: Renowned for his storytelling workshops ( and the book Story, which provides insights into crafting compelling stories. Mentioned in connection with story structure.
  • Transom: A website dedicated to supporting public radio and podcasting through tools, resources, and workshops. Mentioned in relation to storytelling and podcasting tips. See, Worth a look: My kingdom for some structure.
  • Andrew Warner’s Stop Asking Questions: A book mentioned for its advice on conducting interviews and engaging in meaningful conversations, offering practical tips for podcasters and interviewers.
  • Bernadette Jiwa: A storyteller and marketer known for her insights into storytelling in business. Mentioned in relation to a storytelling course and community program for improving storytelling skills.
  • Akimbo workshops that merged: The old Akimbo Copy Writing Workshop and Writing in Community merged into
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