Evo Terra

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Evo Terra
Evo Terra (2005)
Born (1968-06-10) June 10, 1968 (age 48)
Lawton, Oklahoma, US
Residence Arizona
Other names Pod Yoda, Travis Unwin
Occupation New Media Evangelist
Height 6-0
Spouse(s) Sheila
Children NJ
Website http://evoterra.com

Evo Terra (born June 10, 1968) is the pseudonym for Travis Unwin, an American podcaster, writer, radio broadcaster, and businessman based in Arizona.[1] Terra formerly hosted the award winning[2] podcast Slice of Sci-Fi.



In 2005, the first edition of Podcasting For Dummies, which Terra co-authored with Chuck Tomasi and Tee Morris, was published by John Wiley & Sons.[3]

Also in 2005, Terra founded Podiobooks.com,[4] a website that uses podcasting technology to distribute a serialized version of audiobooks from various genres.[5][6]

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.[7]


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[edit]

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


External links[edit]


  1. ^ NEWMAN, Andrew (March 1, 2007). "Authors Find Their Voice, and Audience, in Podcasts". New York Times. Retrieved August 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ Slice of Sci-Fi Wins as Top Rated Podcast, Slice of Sci-Fi News August 5, 2005 [1] retrieved April 23, 2009
  3. ^ Powers, Jeffrey (13 February 2013). "Podcasting for Dummies Brings the Basics of Podcasts to You". How to Record Podcasts. Archived from the original on 8 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ Sound vision: Is podcasting the future for audiobooks?, The Guardian September 1, 2005 [2] retrieved June 30, 2006
  6. ^ Newman, Andrew Adam "Authors Find Their Voice, and Audience, in Podcasts", The New York Times, 2007-03-01. Retrieved on April 29, 2007
  7. ^ Podcast Awards
  8. ^ Knapp, Linda (November 11, 2006). "Tech-help treasures for your bookshelf". Seattle Times. Retrieved August 9, 2012.