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Evo Terra (2005)
June 10, 1968 |
Lawton, Oklahoma, US
|Other names||Pod Yoda, Travis Unwin|
|Occupation||New Media Evangelist|
Evo Terra (born June 10, 1968) is the pseudonym for Travis Unwin, an American podcaster, writer, radio broadcaster, and businessman based in Arizona. Terra formerly hosted the award winning podcast Slice of Sci-Fi.
Podcasting In 2005 Terra founded Podiobooks.com, a website that uses podcasting technology to distribute a serialized version of audiobooks from various genres. The same year Terra co-founded FarPoint Media, a podcast production and advertising network based in Phoenix, Arizona that focuses on science fiction. His show, Slice of Scifi, was awarded the Top Rated Podcast Award that same year. Also in 2005, Terra co-authored the first edition of Podcasting for Dummies by Wiley Publishing. 
Publishing In 2007, Expert Podcasting Practices for Dummies was released. (http://www.dummies.com/store/product/Expert-Podcasting-Practices-For-Dummies.productCd-0470149264.html) And in 2008, Terra co-authord an updated second edition of Podcasting for Dummies. In 2013, Terra released two ebooks in the Modern Indie Author’s Guide collection: Writing Awesome Book Blurbs and Making Killer Google+ Profiles.
In 2011, Terra founded ePublish Unum, providing educational services for independent authors.
Public Speaking As a public speaker, Terra has presented at a variety of national and local events, covering topics of publishing, social media, personal branding and more. Some of his notable contributions were as a mentor at SXSW in 2012
- Evo Terra and Tee Morris, (2008), Podcasting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, For Dummies ISBN 978-0-470-27557-3
- Evo Terra and Tee Morris, (2007), Expert Podcasting Practices for Dummies, For Dummies ISBN 978-0-470-14926-3
- Evo Terra and Tee Morris, (2005), Podcasting For Dummies, For Dummies ISBN 0-471-74898-6
- Evo Terra, (2004) The Fantasy Writer's Companion (Chapter credit: Herbalism in Fantasy), Dragon Moon Press ISBN 1-896944-15-9
- NEWMAN, Andrew (March 1, 2007). "Authors Find Their Voice, and Audience, in Podcasts". New York Times. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
- Slice of Sci-Fi Wins as Top Rated Podcast, Slice of Sci-Fi News August 5, 2005  retrieved April 23, 2009
- Lefebvre, Mark (June 28, 2008). "Novel idea; It's not a radio program. It's a podcast.". The Spectator – Hamilton, Ont. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
- Sound vision: Is podcasting the future for audiobooks?, The Guardian September 1, 2005  retrieved June 30, 2006
- Newman, Andrew Adam "Authors Find Their Voice, and Audience, in Podcasts", The New York Times, 2007-03-01. Retrieved on April 29, 2007
- Podcast Awards
- Knapp, Linda (November 11, 2006). "Tech-help treasures for your bookshelf". Seattle Times. Retrieved August 9, 2012.