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You Thought Moments with Tony Lizard

You Thought Moments with Tony Lizard

By Tony Lizard

Fun and simplified talks about everyday life, podcasting, marketing, investing and entrepreneurship.

Finding that "Big Idea".

Wisdom is a combination of various learning and experiences when curiosity strikes.....

Brainstoked by diversity.
Everything is related.

YTM talks about many points of interest that are intertwined with complementary topics spinning off to another idea.

Bottomline, any business theory should start with concept connectivity.

Should you have a topic in mind for me to talk about, feel free to drop me a message.

Cheers!
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BRICS and the new emerging economic system

You Thought Moments with Tony LizardApr 08, 2023

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BRICS and the new emerging economic system

BRICS and the new emerging economic system

The lowdown of the BRICS proposal.


Apr 08, 202308:12
Radio to Podcasting: the Evolution of Audio Entertainment

Radio to Podcasting: the Evolution of Audio Entertainment

I can can.

Its in the can.

Apr 07, 202305:19
Pizza Going Through My Mind

Pizza Going Through My Mind

I had a slice of pizza whilst making this podcast...

and this is what happened.....

Apr 05, 202304:24
Why should a business do podcast marketing.....

Why should a business do podcast marketing.....

All about podcast marketing

Mar 10, 202304:53
Podcast Marketing Basics (with retainers on.....)

Podcast Marketing Basics (with retainers on.....)

Thoughts of Podcast Marketing

Mar 06, 202304:54
How clients know your credentials

How clients know your credentials

Create awareness by marketing yourself

Feb 06, 202304:49
Down with Podcast (Dang! I'm reviewing a Microphone)

Down with Podcast (Dang! I'm reviewing a Microphone)

Oktava MD-305 on the spotlight

Feb 02, 202304:39
Down with Podcast (Why you should start Podcasting this 2023)

Down with Podcast (Why you should start Podcasting this 2023)

Hustlin the Podcast

Jan 30, 202304:34
Overthinking and Michael Jordan (Don't think, Just Reach for the Stars)

Overthinking and Michael Jordan (Don't think, Just Reach for the Stars)

Banzai ain't Hara-kiri


Just keep on doing your best.

Jan 27, 202305:06
Down with Podcast: Brain Fog and How Creators Deal with it

Down with Podcast: Brain Fog and How Creators Deal with it

We sometimes hit a slump.

Don't worry, everyone has experienced some sort of roadblock.

If you are at a dead end, explore the adventure beyond.

Cheers!

Dec 14, 202204:17
Down With Podcast (Think like an entrepreneur and build a client base)

Down With Podcast (Think like an entrepreneur and build a client base)

For your podcast to financially succeed...

What will you do with a chunk of audience numbers?


supplemental episode:

(Know the basics of Marketing) ft. Sontronics Solo

Jul 29, 202204:46
Of Passions: Why should you take a leap

Of Passions: Why should you take a leap

Develop  your passion.

Develop your skillsets.

To develop your personal growth.

And succeed.

Its all in the mind.

Jul 29, 202204:07
Down with Podcast (Why you need a portfolio)

Down with Podcast (Why you need a portfolio)

It pays to have a good portfolio, and deliver more of what is expected.

May 05, 202204:00
Down With Podcast (Know the basics of Marketing) ft. Sontronics Solo
Mar 21, 202206:51
Down with Podcast (Confidence and Marketing)

Down with Podcast (Confidence and Marketing)

Broadening up knowledge, is key to confidence

Mar 16, 202205:09
Grease Monkey (Re-Vibeing BMW and Online Shopping)

Grease Monkey (Re-Vibeing BMW and Online Shopping)

A trip to the garage

Mar 11, 202204:54
Vikings and the secret to life

Vikings and the secret to life

Binge watch Vikings and you'll know what I mean.

Mar 05, 202204:48
Crypto Expectations Vs Reality

Crypto Expectations Vs Reality

Crypto is a nasty beast.

Stay calm and win in the long haul.

NFA

Feb 25, 202204:31
You give me stress, now backoff.....

You give me stress, now backoff.....

Stress is a killer.

Don't let it burn you out.

(My thoughts on gathered info)

Feb 19, 202205:26
Some Random Thoughts

Some Random Thoughts

This is what happens when you multitask.

Makes sense actually.

Hahahaha.

Feb 18, 202203:03
Ditching the Audio Interface for a Mixer

Ditching the Audio Interface for a Mixer

When it comes to initial microphone tuning, I still prefer the smooth and warm quality of an analogue setup for recording.

Feb 15, 202203:55
All About Ginger

All About Ginger

One household spice that has a plethora of health benefits.


*Best to get vaccinated for COVID prevention

Feb 14, 202205:12
Taming a 10 year old SM57

Taming a 10 year old SM57

The SM 57 is one versatile microphone, especially in live performances.
But when it comes to podcasting, it has some downsides.

In this podcast we will try to tame the beast. hahahaha

I've recorded this podcast systematically with the adjustments I made....

0:06-1:10 - Unfiltered Voice Recording with BGM

1:15-1:26 - Proximity Effect

1:28-2:04 - Don't move your head, and a 45degree angle

2:05-2:15 - De-click it

2:17-2:58 - Leveling it

3:01-4:15 - Tonal tuning

And that's it.


Cheers!




Feb 12, 202204:30
Crypto Exchange vs Broker....What's the diff

Crypto Exchange vs Broker....What's the diff

Simplified talk about the pros and cons of a crypto exchange platform compared to a crypto brokerage platform.

Which is best for you...

Feb 07, 202204:24
Improving your recordings for Podcast

Improving your recordings for Podcast

Simplified way to clean and polish your audio recordings to have a good quality podcast.

Feb 02, 202203:34
Strategic Crypto Investing

Strategic Crypto Investing

A full blown tree doesn't grow overnight.

Crypto is a money game.

A meager investment is all it takes.

*Not Financial Advise

Jan 06, 202204:53
Year End Crypto

Year End Crypto

A quick glimpse on the cryptosphere will make you cry.

But you will be surprised of how it performed this year.

Cheers!

(Not financial advise)

Dec 20, 202104:01
Volatility in Crypto

Volatility in Crypto

Crypto is still in its early stages.
Volatility is ever present.

Dec 14, 202104:32
Crypto night (What is Cryptocurrency all about and how to choose one)

Crypto night (What is Cryptocurrency all about and how to choose one)

A simplified explanation of what is Cryptocurrency

Aug 31, 202103:55
Metal Assets, Time Deposits and Digital Investments (Saving for the Rainy Day)

Metal Assets, Time Deposits and Digital Investments (Saving for the Rainy Day)

Crashproof your purchasing power.

Aug 24, 202104:48
Podcast Primer (Beginners Guide on How To start a Podcast)

Podcast Primer (Beginners Guide on How To start a Podcast)

I was recently been invited by De La Salle University College of Saint Benilde, to talk about podcasting.

That said webinar was geared toward students in music production to learn about radio broadcast production.

As a primer, the topic revolved around podcasting as a good practice for people who are interested in going to mainstream broadcast.

Podcasting in its very nature, is a holistic approach in learning the basics of content production in broadcasting.

This is a compressed version.


Aug 19, 202107:52
Topical content should be straight to the point.

Topical content should be straight to the point.

Sharing my thoughts on making content using guide scripts. Im pretty sure you know already about storytelling and its components. *Plot , Purpose, Conflict and Resolution (which this vlog is not)  This vlog simply tells about better practice in polishing a guidescript itself.

Here's the Youtube link:

https://youtu.be/P18YXZD0YMI

Jul 17, 202103:54
Down with Vodcast (Going into Video Podcasting)

Down with Vodcast (Going into Video Podcasting)

Some video bug bit me and I just starting to ponder of expanding to video vlogging.

What are your thoughts.....

Jul 02, 202103:19
Down With Podcast (Dang! The Clowns Cloned My Content)

Down With Podcast (Dang! The Clowns Cloned My Content)

Podcast  in relation to Fashion

Jun 22, 202103:41
Down with Podcast (We heard you the first time)

Down with Podcast (We heard you the first time)

Repetition is bitter the second time around.

Jun 16, 202102:35
Down with Podcast (Whats in a Title.... A.K.A. an Alien Invasion!)

Down with Podcast (Whats in a Title.... A.K.A. an Alien Invasion!)

Its just a clickbait nothing more.

Good titles are hard to find but once you do, it will make a good impression

Jun 11, 202103:35
Behind The Speakers BTS (OMG! a Solid Logical Free State)

Behind The Speakers BTS (OMG! a Solid Logical Free State)

As part of my experiment on using inexpensive gears in podcasting, I've stumbled across a very intriguing VST plugin.

The result..... Move over buster!

I'm so stoked over this analog obsession for a plugin giving that warm tonality.

What do you think......

So if you like the tonality and would like to get the plugin.

Read between the lines.

Cheers!

Jun 09, 202104:27
Behind The Speakers BTS (Talk Like a Global Podcaster)

Behind The Speakers BTS (Talk Like a Global Podcaster)

We have our own tonal preference to a podcaster.

But, Its is a fact that a podcaster's voice should be friendly and relatable enough for

our listener to interact with and subscribe to.

And as a podcaster, Our own voice is unique and has limitation on tonal characte.

In this episode I will be discussing  keypoints to consider in improving your voice and eventually improving your podcast game.

Cheers!

Jun 07, 202104:21
Behind The Speakers BTS (Gear Sports Dilemma)

Behind The Speakers BTS (Gear Sports Dilemma)

Podcast is all about content and less emphasis on gears.
Although great gears are ideal, It is not a necessity.

I recorded this podcast using cheap but decent gears to emphasize this point. 

Cheers!

Jun 06, 202102:44
Down with Podcast (Are You Listening)

Down with Podcast (Are You Listening)

A thought on conquering shyness and fear of not being heard.

Jun 05, 202101:50
Down with Podcast (Is it really worth doing a podcast?)

Down with Podcast (Is it really worth doing a podcast?)

With a gazillion podcast right now, do we still need more.....

Jun 04, 202101:56
Down with Podcast (And the Audience Got Flushed)

Down with Podcast (And the Audience Got Flushed)

The key to get audience and listeners is just around the corner.

Jun 02, 202103:08
Down With Podcast (Back Masking and then Some)

Down With Podcast (Back Masking and then Some)

Putting a background music and how to do it.

Jun 01, 202101:57
Down With Podcast (Of Construction and Closets)

Down With Podcast (Of Construction and Closets)

So there's a construction going on at the side of our house, and it happens to be directly facing my studio.
Bummer.  Good thing I have some nifty portable gadgets to record somehow a podcast (even if its a micro show). hahaha
So being flexible and adapting to situations is something we should be developing to keep moving forward.

Cheers

Jun 01, 202101:58
Down With Podcast (Hitting the Wall and then Some Thoughts on Generating Ideas)

Down With Podcast (Hitting the Wall and then Some Thoughts on Generating Ideas)

After producing tons of episodes, we sometimes find ourselves in a slump.

But, the answers are just right under our noses.

Just don't get tongue tied finding Carpe Diem.

Cheers!

May 24, 202106:51
Down with Podcast (Analyzing the Most Valuable Player)

Down with Podcast (Analyzing the Most Valuable Player)

There will be times that we see a jump in our podcast. 

We see a large number in total plays. 

That’s great, It only means your podcast is being heard and consumed by listeners.

But hold on to your horses and you might want to reconsider flexing it to your groups.

While it is true and it gives us a sense of achievement (and it is).

The total number of plays does have minute impact on marketing and even in your content development...

So how do you optimize the use of the basic data that is given to us.

May 19, 202107:30
Behind The Speakers BTS (What shall it be... A Mixer or an Audio Interface)

Behind The Speakers BTS (What shall it be... A Mixer or an Audio Interface)

Having that pristine sound starts with the gears you have.  And an audio interface is a must gear for the intermediate and professional alike.

And what you’ll choose  is dependent on the purpose  and how you’ll use it and set it up.

Lets go for that great sounding podcast.

May 15, 202108:40
Down with Podcast (Talking Paused and Push that Feeling on)

Down with Podcast (Talking Paused and Push that Feeling on)

That moment when you don’t know where to start.

Such stage-fright can be easily be overcome by having a conversational mindset and constant practice. 

Sometimes talking to yourself is handy here. A lowkey fit.

Voice recording in session.........


May 11, 202107:03
Behind The Speakers BTS (Brazillian Wax and a $6 XLR2USB Cable)

Behind The Speakers BTS (Brazillian Wax and a $6 XLR2USB Cable)

Okay, so we have an ordinary microphone on hand, and we say to ourselves that it may be a good idea to podcast on the go if we can somehow connect the mic on our laptop by an xlr to usb cable. 

But to our surprise , we get this gruesome artifact that irritates even our patience… 

Don’t fret and before you throw that cable to the dumpsters, we can somehow salvage that audio to perform decent and on the go..

For this podcast, we will be discussing about how to sound better using an xlr to usb cable.

Cheers!

Apr 29, 202108:14
Behind The Speakers BTS (Of Bootlegs, Secret Sauce and a Butt)

Behind The Speakers BTS (Of Bootlegs, Secret Sauce and a Butt)

Okay so you’ll start a podcast.

You join groups and podcast communities to ask recommendations on

key important equipment in order to start a podcast.

And you find yourself bombarded with lots of information all boiling down to buying expensive gears.

But let me tell you something.

Although having expensive gears will give you clean audio and boost some confidence.

You can actually make do with a simple frugal setup.

--->I've used a bootleg mic, directly connected to the desktop (no audio interface) just to demonstrate my point.

Hope you guys can lean from this post.

Cheers!


Apr 27, 202107:53
Down with Podcast (Lips Like Sugar and a Perfect Podcast Voice)

Down with Podcast (Lips Like Sugar and a Perfect Podcast Voice)

So I have been talking to some of my jock colleagues in the radio industry 

on how to have that perfect broadcast voice. 

We will be talking about on how to get your great personal podcast voice.

What the f*** Tony! …. We all have our own voice.

Of course, we all have our own voice to speak on.

But even if we can speak podcast. 

We just have to fine tune it a bit to for our audience to have a pleasant time in listening to our podcast.

Apr 25, 202112:07
Down with Podcast (Ballers and Photoshopped Topics)

Down with Podcast (Ballers and Photoshopped Topics)

A podcaster is an ideal influencer.


But.

Our notion of one’s worth is somehow defined by social media.

I mean, come-on… most of us long for that real time ratings in our daily feed… right.

And as the star of our own social content, most of us have the tendency of photoshopping our daily lives.

Who would not want to present an awesome day, even at the cafeteria… hahahaha

Apr 21, 202108:07
Down With Podcast (Instant Gratification Skillsets and The Hyper Nonsensibles)

Down With Podcast (Instant Gratification Skillsets and The Hyper Nonsensibles)

If its that simple, we are all now millionaires. 

But we aren’t…..

For most beginners, and the juniors included.

They are clamoring for a concrete answer to this financially viable social media platform.

And the general answer to the question of instant monetization is not as simple as it seems.

But yeah its doable.

Apr 17, 202108:21
Behind The Speakers BTS (The DAP Speaks of Good Audio and a $20 Mic)

Behind The Speakers BTS (The DAP Speaks of Good Audio and a $20 Mic)

Its all about listening in comfort.

Trash in.... Garbage disposed in a snap.


Pranked the editor, as audio is recorded using an ordinary mic, 

but it backfired on me.  Howdyadodat...hahaha

Kudos to my editor for maintaining my preferred tonality!


Cheers!


Apr 14, 202105:25
Foodtrippin: Auditioning Adobo

Foodtrippin: Auditioning Adobo

We are on a food trip.

Considering how Filipinos have very tasteful buds,.

They have so many mouth-watering dishes you cannot simply ignore.

With each, as delectable as all the others, including Tony Lizard. 

Its really hard to come up with just one prime dish. 

We will be talking about the classic adobo and its orgin.

Apr 11, 202108:15
Down With Podcast (Being Relevant and Marketing to Sponsors)

Down With Podcast (Being Relevant and Marketing to Sponsors)

Relevance by definition is the concept of one topic being connected to another topic in a way that makes it useful to consider the second topic when considering the first. 

A casual pitch that turned into something worth doing.

Podcasting that is.

And some thoughts to help you get into track!

Sharing my experience on how I got my first sponsor by accident.

CHEERS!

Apr 04, 202107:19
Down with Podcast (Hoarding Back the Years, and I'll Keep Going On....)

Down with Podcast (Hoarding Back the Years, and I'll Keep Going On....)

We should be offering clients, our listeners/patrons as potential customers.

And this is where the importance of our pure loyal audience comes to be.

Sponsors  product movement  is expected, and our podcast should genuinely push our promise.

Apr 02, 202106:20
Down With Podcast (League of Legendary Pod Empire)

Down With Podcast (League of Legendary Pod Empire)

It all starts with a blueprint.

From Zero to Mainstream.

Mar 30, 202109:23
Behind The Speakers BTS (So you want to record better dialogues)

Behind The Speakers BTS (So you want to record better dialogues)

So you have an ordinary mic and you want to sound way better.

Theres a workaround to it.

All you need is a BUTT!

Check it out!





Mix recorded via BUTT

https://www.mixcloud.com/tunagroove/retro-dancer/

Mar 27, 202106:38
(Know What You Eat) Pizza in the Stomach

(Know What You Eat) Pizza in the Stomach

Pizza is Pizza is Pizza.

Then there's the story of Pizza.

Mar 25, 202109:45
Down with Podcast (And You Think of Selling to Sponsors Pt2)

Down with Podcast (And You Think of Selling to Sponsors Pt2)

A podcast is a podcast is a podcast.

Till you sell it properly.....

Mar 22, 202108:57
Down with Podcast (And You Think of Selling to Sponsors Pt1)

Down with Podcast (And You Think of Selling to Sponsors Pt1)

Most of us are having difficulties in monetizing our podcast.

In the podcasting business, everything is very competitive.

From creating awareness to your podcast, getting audience, maintaining listenership to building relationship to your loyal fanbase.

It is such a cumbersome task for a startup.

But with $500M projected adspend on Podcasting this 2021, who could not resist to eat the cake.

So........

We are going to virtually peddle. YES! Peddle our product.\

Boom!

Mar 21, 202107:45
Down With Podcast (Frenchie Time to Upload a Podcast)

Down With Podcast (Frenchie Time to Upload a Podcast)

When is the optimal time to upload your podcast to gain more listenership.


Feb 25, 202110:05
Down With Podcast (Kimchi and Script tease)

Down With Podcast (Kimchi and Script tease)

A podcast should have a tight content.

Why? How?

Read between the lines to understand.

Feb 19, 202107:27
Down with Podcast (Grilled Sardines and Good Audio Sauce)

Down with Podcast (Grilled Sardines and Good Audio Sauce)

Its hard to do a good recording while somehow smelling a lingering charcoal grilled sardine.

Let it be and give in.

Yum Yum.

Feb 17, 202109:40
Down with Podcast (Have you heard about PODAPHOBIA)

Down with Podcast (Have you heard about PODAPHOBIA)

Being confident at the mic

Why procrastinate just because fear is lingering.

Don't be afraid, and just speak on.

Develop an empowering trust in yourself. 

In that way, you can express yourself more freely.

If Joe Rogan can do it, we can too....


Feb 09, 202107:50
Down with Podcast (A Marketer`s perspective)

Down with Podcast (A Marketer`s perspective)

A follow up on the previous episode about podcast.

The topic concentrates on the marketers perspective, and is simplified. 

Keypoints are;

Listeners, Target Audience, Relationship Building, Lead Generation, and Decisive Actions


Happy listening.

Cheers!


Nov 27, 202009:52
Of Coffee, Elephants and Zombies

Of Coffee, Elephants and Zombies

Would you drink a $1,000 coffee?

Nov 14, 202009:45
Steak Your Claim to Fame

Steak Your Claim to Fame

What does steak got to do with Zac Efron?


Nov 04, 202007:46
Down With PODCAST (Of Sirens and Coffee shop)

Down With PODCAST (Of Sirens and Coffee shop)

Some unspoken podcast mandates, tips and hacks.





I wonder why people still go on desperate means when in fact the basics are obviously stated in the playbook.

Oct 28, 202008:12
Spaghetti and Clint Eastwood

Spaghetti and Clint Eastwood

Speghetti Trends and Clint Eastwood with special participation by Charles Bronson

Oct 15, 202009:03
Influence and Ramen

Influence and Ramen

Orgins and influence in the creation of the  Ramen legacy

Oct 09, 202009:52
Behind The Speakers (BTS) Choosing a Podcast Mic

Behind The Speakers (BTS) Choosing a Podcast Mic

Things to consider when choosing a good mic for podcasting. And then some......


Oct 07, 202008:21
Behind The Speakers (BTS) Headphone Talk

Behind The Speakers (BTS) Headphone Talk

Headphone info talk with subtle  endorsement

Oct 01, 202007:01