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Ghost Hunter Advice

Ghost Hunter Advice

By Tanner Rutledge
Looking to get into ghost hunting? The Ghost Hunter Advice podcast provides insights, tips, and stories from a seasoned paranormal investigator. Whether you are a ghost hunter looking for the advice of tools and techniques or you are experiencing activity and looking for answers, this show is here to help, educate, and entertain.

Follow 20-year veteran investigator and paranormal researcher Tanner Rutledge as he dives deep into field-craft, toys, stories, and mishaps he's had along his 2 decades of ghost hunting.
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Listener Question Ep 2
How can you tell if equipment is legit. Are there unscrupulous people out there who sell fake gear? How do you locate past residents of a house to question them? These questions and more on this episode of Ghost Hunter Advice. Email the show at ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com
33:56
May 24, 2021
Thoughtform Manifestations and Poltergeists
In this deep-dive episode we look at thoughtform manifestations, Tulpas, poltergeist hauntings, and discuss what it's like to investigate cases when a human agent is at work. The episode touches on mental illness, emotional and mental stress, and domestic trauma. Email the show at ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com Join the group and take part in our first live Q&A episode at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979
37:23
May 17, 2021
Starting a Ghost Hunting Group with Samantha Morden
Samantha Morden is a paranormal investigator with over a decade of experience. She's also the founder of Mystique Paranormal Research Society in Chattanooga, TN. Mystique Paranormal Is one of the most tightly run teams I've had the pleasure of working with. On this episode, she talks about her team's first case, and things you should think about when starting a team yourself. We end the episode with a short discussion about what team leads are looking for in applicants looking to join. You can find Sam and Mystique Paranormal on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MystiqueParanormal/ Email your questions to the show at ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com Connect with us on Facebook and Instagram @ghosthunteradvice Join the group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979
41:56
May 10, 2021
The Lost Epitaph With K.D. Phillips
On this episode we speak with K.D Phillips about locating and preserving a lost Epitaph at Great Barr Hall. He shares his amazing story with us from looking for a cursed tree to finding the stone in a dream, and we break it down in the second part of the episode to look at what it takes to make things happen and preserve a little piece of history.  Follow these links to view KD’S videos of this amazing tale.  https://youtube.com/watch?v=blxqoibok5w&feature=share https://youtube.com/watch?v=h3-n7qFZUNo&feature=share Email me your questions and encounters at ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com.
47:31
May 3, 2021
Ghost Hunting as a Career?
On today's episode we start with a listener question. What do you do when you are having trouble finding a paranormal team? Later on we discuss what paranormal careers might look like from Reality TV to Book and Tours. Email your listener questions and encounters to Ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com. Join the community at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979
29:06
April 26, 2021
Listener Questions 1
How do you get started in ghost hunting? What is Stone Tape Theory? And, how can you foster lasting relationships with the owners of haunted historical locations? These questions and more answered on the first listener questions episode of Ghost Hunter Advice. · Link to Troy Taylor’s Ghost hunter’s Guidebook. It is out of print, all versions are helpful but this is the most resent. https://biblio.com.au/book/ghost-hunters-guidebook-essential-guide-investigating/d/1111130712?aid=frg&currency_id=1 · Link to Action Cam for full Spectrum modification. https://www.amazon.com/AKASO-EK7000-Sports-Waterproof-Camcorder/dp/B01HGM33HG/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=action+cam+4k+Akaso&qid=1618791752&sr=8-4 · Email you questions to ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com · Join the FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979
28:19
April 19, 2021
What to Expect From A Professional Ghost Hunting Team
Welcome back. On today’s episode we talk about how to vet Ghost hunters. Be on the lookout for my new Novel The Haint by T.A. Rutledge available this fall. What should property owners expect from a paranormal investigator? Experience and knowledge. · Well-read in modern theories and hauntings · Up to date on techniques · Know how their equipment works and can explain i Professional Presence · Good looking website · Professional appearance when they show up · Publications They have a process · it doesn't feel like everything is from the hip · They can walk you through the steps · Intake interview, site walk through, interviews, historical research, scene work, analysis, findings They provide formal findings · Detailed Reports · Walk through the findings with you · Have feedback Email you questions to ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com Join the FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979
17:26
April 9, 2021
Calling On Professionals Outside Of Ghost Hunting
Building lasting relationships with professionals outside of the paranormal field. Working playing in the paranormal fields we’ve all had our fair share of eye rolls, especially from the academic communities. Reaching out for assistance is smoothing that I don’t hear much about. Weather out of fear of backlash or just not wanting to deal with the eye rolls from scientists.  Where to build relationships. • Networking events • Friend’s circles • Tap into your extravert Networking  • How to meet these people • How to build repose  • Asking for help Handy friends to have • Engineers • Scientists • Tradesmen • Academics • Healthcare professionals Knowing when to bring in someone else.  • When you’re in over your head • When there mental illness at any level • When you find 90% of your time is spent forensic Googling Email the show at ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com Check out the blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Connect with me in the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979
22:25
December 11, 2020
DIY Portal/Wonder Box with Jesse Graham
DIY Portal Jesse Graham of Paranormal Posse joins us today to talk about using and building his own portal also known as a wonder box. Follow the links below to learn more about Jesse and how to build your own ITC Portal. · Follow Jesse Graham and the Paranormal Posse on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/PPFortO · Follow Jesse’s band Cheering Tokyo on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/cheeringtokyo · The plans and info you’ll need to get started. Plan are listed toward the bottom of the page. https://huffparanormal.com/my-tools/the-portal/ · Join the GHA community and be part of the show on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979 · Email the Show @ ghosthunteradvice@gmail.com
23:34
December 4, 2020
EP11 Haunted By The Recently Departed
Ever wonder why you never hear stories about the ghosts of the recently departed? It's a question I'm often asked. If the dead are haunting the living why do we only hear about stuffy old Victoria ghosts? The answer is in the question. We don't hear about them. Stay tuned to learn how ghost stories be come local legions. In the second half of the show Tanner Given you some resources and techniques profession investigators use to pull background on locations. Email the show at ghosthunteradvice@gmai.com Connect with our Facebook community @ https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979 and visit the blog @ https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Whitepages - Whitepages.com Benn Verified - www.beenverified.com Genecology resources Achestery.com Read the artical at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/
36:12
October 1, 2020
EP07 Joining a Ghost Hunting Team
A lot of people start Ghost Hunting by joining a team. These are a few things to look for when deciding which team you want to join.  Looking for more tips? Connect with us on social media or gmail us to share you stories and reach out for advice. Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/ We've got shirts! Show your love for the show and order your GHA Pod-Tee today! All Funds raise will go to improvments for the show as we start recording season 2: https://everpress.com/ghost-hunter-advice
27:32
September 19, 2020
Post Covid
On this episode Tanner caches up with listeners about some changes that happened over the hiatus. In the second section of the show, Tanner discussed Post Pandemic policy and recommendations. Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/ 
20:59
September 17, 2020
Bonus Ep Techniques For Investigating Complex Haunting
What you you do when you find evidence of both residual and intelligent activity at an active location? How do you decide what is a ghost and what could be naturally accruing? we discuss this in today's special bonus episode.  Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/ We've got shirts! Show your love for the show and order your GHA Pod-Tee today! All Funds raise will go to improvements for the show as we start recording season 2: https://everpress.com/ghost-hunter-advice
12:37
April 1, 2020
EP08 EMF Meters
Ever wonder why we use EMF meters in Ghost Hunting and paranormal investigations? On this episode Tanner dives into the basic theory behind EMF and spirit manifestations.  Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/ We've got shirts! Show your love for the show and order your GHA Pod-Tee today! All Funds raise will go to improvments for the show as we start recording season 2: https://everpress.com/ghost-hunter-advice
18:44
March 28, 2020
Ep06 Protection During Ghost Hunts
Protection is important part of staying safe during investigations, and I'm not talking about from the crazy hobos... But look out for them too. Keep things from following you and protect yourself from opening doors that you can't close. Looking for more tips? Connect with us on social media or gmail us to share you stories and reach out for advice. Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/
22:06
March 9, 2020
Ep 05 4 Things All Ghost Hunters Should Avoid
These are my 4 pet peeves. I’ve seen these 4 actions derail investigations, place ghost hunters in unnecessary danger, and waist clients’ time.  Looking for more tips? Connect with us on social media or gmail us to share you stories and reach out for advice. Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/
21:23
March 3, 2020
EP04 Residual Hauntings
Ever hear the story of the woman who falls to her death and is doomed to repeat it every year on the anniversary of her death, or the phantom soldiers cursed to roam the battlefields for eternity? Are these actually ghosts or something else? In today's episode we talk about residual style hauntings. Looking for more tips? Connect with us on social media or gmail us to share you stories and reach out for advice. Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/
19:26
October 3, 2019
EP03 Why would anyone hunt ghosts?
In today's episode, I talk about the reason I got into paranormal investigations, top theories behind intelligent hauntings, and some stories from my past paranormal adventures. Looking for more tips? Connect with us on social media or gmail us to share you stories and reach out for advice. Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/
28:12
October 1, 2019
Ghost Hunting on a Budget
In the second episode, I talk about the essentials of ghost hunting and what equipment you'll need to start hunting ghosts and recording your own paranormal evidence. We also talk about a few of my spookiest early experiences as a ghost hunter.   Looking for more tips? Connect with us on social media or gmail us to share you stories and reach out for advice. Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/
30:28
September 24, 2019
Introductions and Setting Expectations
In our first episode I introduce myself and talk about how I got started ghost hunting. We also look at some intake policies that have worked for me and how to manage your time and a client's expectations.  Looking for more tips? Connect with us on social media or gmail us to share you stories and reach out for advice. Email me at GhostHunterAdvice@gmail.com. Check out the Blog at https://ghosthunteradviceblog.wordpress.com/ Join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341112920157979/
20:36
September 23, 2019