Thank you for being a guest on the podcast.
Where to find David Beckemeyer
Mobile: +1 925-915-5700
Set up and preparation
- Before the Podcast
- Plug into ethernet if possible or be in a place with fast WiFi
- Plug in headphones with a microphone or use headphones and a good microphone
- Be in a quiet place
- Silence smartphone notifications
- Record your sound locally
- How to start the podcast on Zoom
- Install the Zoom app on your Mac, PC, phone, or tablet
- In audio settings, change your output to your headphones and change the input to your microphone (if you have an external microphone)
- Open the link provided to join the meeting (Remind David to hit record)
- Mac Local Recording: Record using Quicktime
- Open the Quicktime app
- Under “File” menu “New Audio Recording”
- Turn audio levels all the way down
- Make sure the audio is recording from the correct microphone (i.e. if you are using an external mic)
- PC Local Recording: Record using Sound Recorder
- Open the Sound Recorder application in the following location: Start>All Programs>Accessories>Sound Recorder
- Click Start Recording to begin recording
- Click Stop Recording to stop recording
- Choose a filename and destination in the window that pops up
- Click Save
- After the recording:
- Send David the local file from your computer via provided Google Drive folder.
Video & Audio Setup for Remote Recording
Audio: Wear Earphones/headphones with mic close to your mouth (preferred) OR apple AirPods.
Record audio locally in case of internet failure. Share audio with David after the interview by uploading to the Google Drive link that you should have received.
Video (if you don’t want us to post the conversation to YouTube, please let us know!): Set up somewhere with a clean, professional background. Make sure you aren’t backlit. Contact David if you would like to run an AV test.
Use headphones to reduce sound bleed. Use your own microphone and record your own local audio to your computer. Send your audio to David after interview by uploading to the Google Drive link that you should have received.
Video: If you have a great video set up, use that including great lighting, good camera, and a great background. Contact David if you would like to run an AV test.