Making the Bands

by Cameron Banga & Jon Becker

Making the Bands
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 15
  • Last: 30 Jun 2017
Our protagonists, Cameron Banga and Jon Becker, are Apple Watch enthusiasts. After a year of watch ownership, both agree that there is a gap in the market for a very specific type of watch band. In this podcast, Cameron and Jon will discuss their experiences as they source different watch bands from a variety of manufacturers, in an attempt to create a product they can sell on the internet.

Episodes (15)

  • Episode 15: This Entire Episode Was Edited on an iPad
    Episode 15: This Entire Episode Was Edited on an iPad
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    Published: 30 Jun 2017 Duration: 52:31
    In this episode, Cameron decided to pay $20 for the full In App Purchase inside of Ferrite for iPad, so that he could edit the entire episode on iPad. The results are a mixed bag. And we apologize for Cameron falling off the podcast for a ... Read more →
    In this episode, Cameron decided to pay $20 for the full In App Purchase inside of Ferrite for iPad, so that he could edit the entire episode on iPad. The results are a mixed bag. And we apologize for Cameron falling off the podcast for a ... Read more →

  • Episode 14: Let's Talk About Our First Month of Sales
    Episode 14: Let's Talk About Our First Month of Sales
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    Published: 13 May 2017 Duration: 33:37
    After a short hiatus, Jon and Cameron return to talk about how sales have gone during the first month of ToneBands availability.
    After a short hiatus, Jon and Cameron return to talk about how sales have gone during the first month of ToneBands availability.

  • Episode 13: Our First Week of Sales
    Episode 13: Our First Week of Sales
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    Published: 14 Apr 2017 Duration: 53:30
    ToneBands have been for sale officially, for 7 days and 16 hours. Jon and Cameron offer their hot takes on the first week of availability.
    ToneBands have been for sale officially, for 7 days and 16 hours. Jon and Cameron offer their hot takes on the first week of availability.

  • Episode 12: ToneBands are Available for Sale
    Episode 12: ToneBands are Available for Sale
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    Published: 7 Apr 2017 Duration: 42:34
    There's no summary, no build up, no beating around the bush. ToneBands are available today at ToneBands.com. During this episode, Jon and Cameron discuss this historic event.
    There's no summary, no build up, no beating around the bush. ToneBands are available today at ToneBands.com. During this episode, Jon and Cameron discuss this historic event.

  • Episode 11: A Slight Delay, but Still On Course
    Episode 11: A Slight Delay, but Still On Course
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    Published: 23 Mar 2017 Duration: 39:15
    We've taken a few weeks off while we waited for the band and worked out logistics. But we're close! Website and official sales discussed in this fantastic episode!Links:Our failed first shipment — This is not the success we had wanted with ... Read more →
    We've taken a few weeks off while we waited for the band and worked out logistics. But we're close! Website and official sales discussed in this fantastic episode!Links:Our failed first shipment — This is not the success we had wanted with ... Read more →

  • Episode 10: A Test of the Emergency Broadcast System
    Episode 10: A Test of the Emergency Broadcast System
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    Published: 11 Feb 2017 Duration: 18:19
    In an abbreviated emergency episode of the podcast (due mostly to Cameron's inability to stay healthy), the guys discuss a couple potential issues that have arisen during the purchase of the first order of ToneBands. Will the order still be... Read more →
    In an abbreviated emergency episode of the podcast (due mostly to Cameron's inability to stay healthy), the guys discuss a couple potential issues that have arisen during the purchase of the first order of ToneBands. Will the order still be... Read more →

  • Episode 9: Down on the Farm
    Episode 9: Down on the Farm
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    Published: 27 Jan 2017 Duration: 55:13
    Very important news. Our order has been placed. Soon, we will have bands which will be available for sale on our website! Listen as Jon and Cameron discuss the process of ordering bands, setting up a website, and what comes next. And for th... Read more →
    Very important news. Our order has been placed. Soon, we will have bands which will be available for sale on our website! Listen as Jon and Cameron discuss the process of ordering bands, setting up a website, and what comes next. And for th... Read more →

  • Episode 8: Cameron Deleted the Better Version of This Episode
    Episode 8: Cameron Deleted the Better Version of This Episode
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    Published: 6 Jan 2017 Duration: 32:16
    After a long holiday hiatus, Jon and Cameron are back, for arguably the most important episode of Making the Bands. In this episode, Cameron and Jon drop information on the first run of ToneBands. If you want to know which colors are availa... Read more →
    After a long holiday hiatus, Jon and Cameron are back, for arguably the most important episode of Making the Bands. In this episode, Cameron and Jon drop information on the first run of ToneBands. If you want to know which colors are availa... Read more →

  • Episode 7: I Looked to See What Was Not Good
    Episode 7: I Looked to See What Was Not Good
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    Published: 9 Dec 2016 Duration: 51:01
    Presidential libraries, shipping fiascos, and our final thoughts before we finalize an order of bands.Links:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum - Wikipedia — Jon and his wife visited the Presidential Library of America's 36th President... Read more →
    Presidential libraries, shipping fiascos, and our final thoughts before we finalize an order of bands.Links:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum - Wikipedia — Jon and his wife visited the Presidential Library of America's 36th President... Read more →

  • Episode 6: So We Got Some Feedback
    Episode 6: So We Got Some Feedback
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    Published: 23 Nov 2016 Duration: 46:34
    We have sample band giveaway winners this week! Didn't win? We're seeing a lot of interest in bands and want to make sure that everyone who wants one can get one. So listen in at the 12:30 mark, and we have some information on getting onto ... Read more →
    We have sample band giveaway winners this week! Didn't win? We're seeing a lot of interest in bands and want to make sure that everyone who wants one can get one. So listen in at the 12:30 mark, and we have some information on getting onto ... Read more →

  • Episode 5: A Social Media Extravaganza!
    Episode 5: A Social Media Extravaganza!
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    Published: 6 Nov 2016 Duration: 42:16
    So far, Cameron and Jon have used this podcast to discuss the process of ordering and testing sample Apple Watch bands that they have ordered thus far. In this episode, they've tossed the silicone and metal pin talk out the window, and are... Read more →
    So far, Cameron and Jon have used this podcast to discuss the process of ordering and testing sample Apple Watch bands that they have ordered thus far. In this episode, they've tossed the silicone and metal pin talk out the window, and are... Read more →

  • Episode 4: Susan Lake Red
    Episode 4: Susan Lake Red
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    Published: 25 Oct 2016 Duration: 34:44
    This is what happens when you go into a show with no notes. Jon and Cameron spend the first bit of this show discussing the hypothetical situation of ARM processors in MacBook Pros. From there, things progress to a lengthy discussion about ... Read more →
    This is what happens when you go into a show with no notes. Jon and Cameron spend the first bit of this show discussing the hypothetical situation of ARM processors in MacBook Pros. From there, things progress to a lengthy discussion about ... Read more →

  • Episode 3: A Little Bit Larger and More Bulbous
    Episode 3: A Little Bit Larger and More Bulbous
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    Published: 25 Oct 2016 Duration: 52:54
    Jon and Cameron have both gotten the chance to give both sets of band samples a test drive. The guys talk overall impressions on both sample batches, what they want to order next, and answer some listener email!Links:Podcasting Microphones ... Read more →
    Jon and Cameron have both gotten the chance to give both sets of band samples a test drive. The guys talk overall impressions on both sample batches, what they want to order next, and answer some listener email!Links:Podcasting Microphones ... Read more →

  • Episode 2: Make Your Wearing Fashioner
    Episode 2: Make Your Wearing Fashioner
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    Published: 6 Oct 2016 Duration: 54:16
    It's a very exciting time, as the first sample bands have arrived from Shenzhen, China. Cameron and Jon discuss their initial impressions on the black metal pin, the silicone band quality, the band color, and a variety of other details with... Read more →
    It's a very exciting time, as the first sample bands have arrived from Shenzhen, China. Cameron and Jon discuss their initial impressions on the black metal pin, the silicone band quality, the band color, and a variety of other details with... Read more →

  • Episode 1: The O-Town of Third Party Apple Watch Band Makers
    Episode 1: The O-Town of Third Party Apple Watch Band Makers
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    Published: 30 Sep 2016 Duration: 42:25
    Cameron Banga and Jon Becker have determined that there is a specific type of band for their Apple Watches that they can not buy. Despite looking far and wide for a band that meets their need, they still feel as if there is a gap in the mar... Read more →
    Cameron Banga and Jon Becker have determined that there is a specific type of band for their Apple Watches that they can not buy. Despite looking far and wide for a band that meets their need, they still feel as if there is a gap in the mar... Read more →

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