Late last year, after some requests, we indicated that we were hoping to see if we could get a Gersnet Podcast started up and, after some discussions and very early preliminary testing, we're confident that we'll be able to progress this over the coming weeks with a view to having something ready to go for the end of this season (or certainly for the new campaign in the summer).
The format we're looking to go with is that of a nominal host with a couple of guests per pod and we'd initially be looking to run these monthly (audio only to start). I think we'd aim at around 30-40mins length wise and the content would obviously be agreed and planned in advance to ensure a decent discussion. We're kindly being helped production wise and reckon this could really compliment the written content of the site.
In terms of content, we'd like to explore that going forward with subscribers but, being monthly, obviously recent team form and current affairs will be our primary consideration and the quality debate we see in the Rangers community shows we have several people more than capable of being involved with this - both members and non-members of our popular forum.
Tech-wise, it's all fairly simple and easy to get started. We intend using Google Hangouts (more info here) and this can be utilised via your computer or handheld device. Most PCs and laptops have their own mic installed but you can use your phone if preferred. This is all done via your home wi-fi connection so won't cost you a penny!
As such, we're now at the stage of looking for contributors to do some further testing and informal auditions. Unlike submitting written content to our site, you don't need to worry about spelling and grammar and, initially at least, we'd only be asking for around an hour of your time on a monthly basis so it's not overly intrusive in that sense. There won't be any video so we won't be scaring any younger members!
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