Episode 204 – Voices of Experience Interview – The Secrets of Podcasting

Steven Iwersen and Pilar Ortiz of this year’s Voices of Experience podcast take the reigns and interview Craig Price on the Secrets of Podcasting. While Craig is away at this year’s Influence conference in Phoenix, he offers up an interview he did for the National Speakers Association’s Speaker Magazine’s Voices of Experience. With the permission of the NSA, you can hear Steve and Pilar interview Craig on a wide variety of ways podcasting can help speakers.  There’s no mystery to podcasting. Today, it’s easier and cheaper to do than it was five or ten years ago. In fact, all you really need is a smartphone with a good mic and a pair of ear buds! Craig explains what he does and how to make it easier for you to start podcasting today.

The 2015-2016 Voices of Experience was hosted by Steven Iwersen and Pilar Ortiz (@StevenI and @HabloEspanol on twitter).  You can learn more about them at steveniwersen.com and pilarortiz.com.  You can hear the VOE monthly podcast at http://mynsavoe.libsyn.com/ and you can join the National Speakers Association at NSASpeaker.org.

Watch the interview at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OimVTQuLVjY 

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Episode 203 – Gray Bear Comics – Comic Books

Justin Corbett and George Tripsas of Gray Bear Comics (@GrayBearComics on twitter) join host Craig Price to discuss creating comic books. Fellow podcasters of the Comicpalooza Podcasting Partnership Program (that’s a lot of “p” words!) Justin and George have joined forces to create the new comic book “Speak No Evil” due out in September. The two talk with Craig about how they came up with the story, how they gathered their international team of collaborators and what it took to get their kickstarter funded. The 3 cover lots of ground and Craig even gets a super secret preview of what their next graphic novel might be.

“Speak No Evil” is available now for pre-order both in physical and digital formats. The book launches in September and you can learn more at http://graybearcomics.com 

Justin co-hosts the ComicAL podcast and George can be hear on the Metal Geeks Podcast!

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Episode 202 – Janice Levenhagen-Seeley – ChickTech

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley (@ChickTechOrg on twitter) joins host Craig Price to discuss her non-profit ChickTech.  What is ChickTech? It is a nonprofit dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls pursuing technology-based careers. Craig and Janice discuss how their programs not only develop the skills women need in tech but also a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence. They also discuss the realities of the “Good Ol’ Boys” network, unconscious bias in the workplace and how you can find a local chapter or create one of your own. They also talk about using culture training and assessments to identify issues many organization may not even realize exist.

For more information on how you can participate or donate, go to http://chicktech.org 

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