The week ahead...

May 17, 2022 5:01 pm


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Wow! What a week! We planned five shows this week, one of which will have already passed as you’re reading this. The U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held an open C3 Subcommittee Hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP), what the U.S. Government used to refer to as UFOs. It was at 7am MDT this morning before we sent out our newsletter, but you can watch the replay at the link we provided below.

Let us know if you have an interest in matters of intelligence - or UAPs - because we may cover them more in the future.

Shelley will return from visiting with her Mom on Wednesday, so she’ll be around for all this week’s programs. Yay!

Here’s our schedule for the week: 

News & Views, pre-recorded 7am MDT Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence:Open C3 Subcommittee Hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) 


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Messages & Methods, live stream, 5pm MDT Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Wednesday Digital Marketing Wisdom

SendFox: Our Favorite and Favored Email Marketing App

We’ll tell you the what, where, when, how, who and why of the product, and then give you a brief demo of the product and how to buy it from


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News & Views, live stream, 7pm MDT Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Interview: Dan Barbarisi, Author, "Chasing the Thrill: Obsession, Death, and Glory in America's Most Extraordinary Treasure Hunt"

Join Shelley and me as we talk with our friend Dan on the addition of an Epilogue to the Paperback version of his book. It’s available on Amazon on May 24, 2022, but you can pre-order it today.


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Women Conquer Business, live stream, 11am MDT Thursday, May 19, 2022

DIY Video Recording Studio: Essentials to Get Started

If you'd like to create videos to support your business, look no further. We'll cover the essentials to get your DIY video recording studio up and running, including options for a bare-bones budget, and the first upgrades to consider. Shelley Carney and Toby Younis, livestreaming experts with their own in-home studios, host this episode. Jen McFarland is on vacation, vacationing in a yurt without Wi-Fi.


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And, finally…

News & Views, live stream, 7pm MDT Saturday, May 21, 2022

Fenn Probate, Ukraine, North Korea, UFOs/UAPs, and more!

Join Shelley and Toby as they discuss local, national, and world news. Join the conversation in chat.


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Oh, we almost forgot...

There’s a new grandbaby boy in the Younis line: Ramses Ford Fernandez de Castro. Toby’s grandbaby #15!



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YouTube Updates

You can earn more with Super Thanks!

YouTube expanded Super Thanks to all YPP creators, so now you can create a new revenue stream while making genuine connections with fans. Learn more and see if you’re eligible to get started.

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You can contribute to Messages and Methods using the Super Thanks button on all our past videos. We’ll share your positive comments on our next live stream to say thanks back to you!

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You can set rules for how you expect people to behave on your channel. So before someone can comment, they have to "accept" these rules. It's basically a heads up that if you're going to spew hate, your comment will be deleted and you may be sent to time out or banned. To find this go to Studio - Settings - Community - Channel Guidelines.

Q&A: Why YouTube focuses on the creator economy to drive viewership

Creators have fueled YouTube’s growth in recent years because no one really makes the distinction between “Am I watching broadcast, online video, or streaming video?” Instead, viewers watch what they care about in whatever format, says Brian Albert, Google’s managing director. 


"Marketing is not a real thing in podcasting." A mind-bending conversation with Magnificent Noise's Eric Nuzum

"Audience building is a real thing." The Magnificent Noise co-founder tells Lauren Passell that when revenue is the goal, too many creators have it backward. ‘Grow the audience’ > ‘increase revenue’ > ‘invest to improve the show’ simply doesn’t work.

"The wheel works by creating something that's more sticky and attractive to a larger group of people," Nuzum explains. "And then you grow that audience, then you're able to advertise somewhere and then you can reinvest." Publishers can’t market their way to a podcast people want to share.

This interview is in Passell’s excellent newsletter Podcast Marketing Magic. In her work and at her company Tink Media, marketing means the ‘real thing.’ Nuzum gives podcasters golden advice for meaningful engagement on social media and beyond: "You are creating a feedback loop with an audience."


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