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150 Libsyn is IAB v2 Certified and Women In Podcasting Stats
The Feed The Official Libsyn Podcast
This is special show, recorded right before Podcast Movement 2019 on August 11, featuring not only my awesome co-host Rob Walch VP of Podcaster Relations at Libsyn, but also, Rob Greenlee VP of Podcasting Partnerships and Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting and also part of our awesome support team! We cover the big news released last week that Libsyn is IAB 2. 0 compliant aka we are certified! Some fantastic Google Podcasts updates , an interesting study from Coleman Insights, leaving Apple Podcasts because of negative ratings, women podcasting stats, plus of course our latest user agent and geographic stats! You will not wanna miss this! Audience feedback drives the show. We’d love for you to email us and keep the conversation going! Email thefeed@libsyn.com or call 412–573–1934. We’d love to hear from you! Quick Episode Summary Special intro with Elsie and her daughter The Rob, Rob, Dave and Elsie conversation Libsyn is IAB v2 certified! And what exactly does that mean? Entercom buys Pineapple Street Media and Cadence 13 and what that means to podcasters Google Podcasts updates directly from the Google Team! A very interesting study from Coleman Insights Can you record a Skype conversation from your iPhone? Folks we need help! The Top 7 Creative Business Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Now There is a difference between your feed categories and Apple Podcasts categories, we clarify a bit So who is the oldest podcaster out there? Jen Briney from Congressional Dish was on C-SPAN! Do negative ratings affect your ranking on Apple Podcasts? You will be surprised by the answer! Rob’s worst email of the week Geographic stats! Country Spotify stats! User agent stats! During our where have we been segment Rob reveals some incredible stats about women in podcasting Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro! Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback :) Google will start surfacing individual podcast episodes in search results Google․com adds powerful podcast search, also coming to Assistant Coleman Insights Study Shows Joe Rogan Topping Podcast Listener Awareness The Top 7 Creative Business Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Now Why a 94-year-old war veteran started a podcast to save democracy New Media Show Live @ Podcast Movement 2019 #297 Where is Libsyn Going? (In Real Life) She Podcasts Conference DragonCon Content Marketing World Military Influencer Conference HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! We’d love it if you could please share #TheFeed with your twitter followers. Click here to post a tweet! If you dug this episode head on over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe! Ways to subscribe to The Feed: The Official Libsyn Podcast Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher FEEDBACK + PROMOTION You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app) Call 412 573 1934 Email thefeed@libsyn.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!
149 Your Mic Is A Lifestyle Choice
The Feed The Official Libsyn Podcast
Going over the Apple Podcasts categories again, OMG a new Libsyn front end website! New look y’all! Super awesome. Breaking down deets of what’s going on with Libsyn and Podcast Movement, plus we answer what are the Top 5 things a Podcaster should do BEFORE recording their first episode? And what to do after publishing their first 5 episodes, and y’all we don’t stop there because we have 2 Rob mini soap boxes and the latest stats! Mean and median numbers! Audience feedback drives the show. We’d love for you to email us and keep the conversation going! Email thefeed@libsyn.com or call 412–573–1934. We’d love to hear from you! Quick Episode Summary :07 Intro & how you can be featured by Libsyn! 2:50 PROMO 1: History of the Bible 3:19 Rob and Elsie Conversation Right into more details about Apple Podcasts categories Hey! We have a new Libsyn front-facing Libsyn website! 13:20 A break down of when, where and what the Libsyn Team will be doing at Podcast Movement 2019! Audio listeners in the UK survey 24:42 PROMO 2: Your Brain on Facts What exactly is the field NOT to fill out anymore, hint: Apple Podcasts Summary field Making episodes disappear, on purpose and building a newsletter 31:04 What are the top 5 things a podcasters should do before recording their first episode 36:14 What are the top 5 tips for a podcaster after producing their first 5 episodes Is there a rule within the Apple TOS that boots you for doing a giveaway in exchange for ratings and reviews? Spotify and Apple Music are dueling, really? The best place to put paranormal podcasts with the new categories When a CEO compares podcasters to a flea market To have a website for your show or not to have a website for your show Rob goes Libsyn 301 in setting all kinds of special feeds! The Lore TV show got cancelled Why is there no Libsyn mobile app? Worst email of the week What we think of a business that is built on making money off of user feedback 64:40 Oh yes, should you use Amazon AWS to host your podcast? #RobSoapBox Shockingly, people lie about their podcast numbers 76:08 PROMO 3: Project Woo Woo 74:26 Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio Promo 1: History of The Bible Promo 2: Your Brain on Facts Promo 3: Project Woo Woo Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro! Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback :) The New Libsyn Website The Feed Landing page! Sobre Podcasting Podcast Movement Schedule MIDAS Measurement of Internet Delivered Audio Services Podcasts set to overtake music-downloads listening in UK Spotify and Apple Music’s Newest Duel Has Nothing to Do With Music Sirius CEO: Podcasting Is Like A Flea Market Where is Libsyn Going? (In Real Life) Podcast Movement She Podcasts Conference DragonCon Content Marketing World Military Influencer Conference HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! We’d love it if you could please share #TheFeed with your twitter followers. Click here to post a tweet! If you dug this episode head on over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe! Ways to subscribe to The Feed: The Official Libsyn Podcast Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher FEEDBACK + PROMOTION You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app) Call 412 573 1934 Email thefeed@libsyn.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!
148 New Apple Podcasts Categories and Link Bait Galore
The Feed The Official Libsyn Podcast
Everything that you know about the new updated Apple Podcasts categories! And how to update yours NOW on the Libsyn interface. Also covering that story from Bloomberg about Apple Podcasts exclusive content strategy and the plethora of derivative articles that spun and spun it, the Onion like article on podcasting by the NYTimes, discussing how the beauty of podcasting is creating a show that is exactly how you want it to be, and stats, this time centering on all the geographic and user agent data, plus plenty of other wonderful and helpful podcasting tips… Mostly inspired by you and your feedback! Audience feedback drives the show. We’d love for you to email us and keep the conversation going! Email thefeed@libsyn.com or call 412–573–1934. We’d love to hear from you! Quick Episode Summary :07 Intro & how you can be featured by Libsyn! 4:09 PROMO 1: The Rideshare Guy 4:42 Rob and Elsie Conversation 6:30 Apple Podcasts updated their categories and how to update them on Libsyn 10:44 That Bloomberg article about the rumor Apple is looking to create exclusive content What Elsie and Rob think is happening with Apple’s alleged podcasting strategy 16:05 There was an INC article furthering the misguided narrative that Apple has done nothing for podcasting 21:18 PROMO 2: Southern Gothic 21:52 There was an Onion piece that accidentally was published in the NY Times about podcasting and Elsie and Rob have thoughts 23:10 When the term podfading began, in 2005 27:56 Peter asks about episode artwork help Pandora only has podcasts on the mobile app, not on the desktop 33:18 Making sure that episodes on Apple Podcasts show up at the exact time that sponsors want Audio promo tips 41:00 Follow up tip for mobile podcasting using the Tascam DR10L with lavs via Dave Creating category custom players for your show! Did we spoil a TV show? Will we make The Feed 24 minutes long? How to circumvent the problem of hitting number 300 55:12 Liz from Ben Franklin’s World toured the Libsyn office and shared her insights Someone did use the NASA audio and images that we mentioned in the last episode! Listen Notes CEO Wenbin shared some cool tip about transcriptions and Listen Notes A podcaster featured on C-SPAN Radio! 1:02:30 PROMO 3: UNAPOLOGETICALLY DIFFERENT 1:05:35 Stats, stats, stats! Geographic and user agent 1:10:58 Where have we been? 1:14:44 Elsie’s new show Sobre Podcasting 1:18:06 Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio Promo 1: The Rideshare Guy Promo 2: Southern Gothic Promo 3: Unapologetically Different Peter from Marketing Study Lab Dave from The GrowthBuster Podcast Liz from Ben Franklin’s World Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro! Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback :) This is where the Libsyn Meet-up is going to be at 8 am on August 14 What’s New – Libsyn Platform Special Update Supporting the New Apple Podcasts Categories Apple Plans to Bankroll Original Podcasts to Fend Off Rivals Apple Made Podcasting a Thing. Here’s How It Plans to Get Back on Top (and Why You Should Pay Attention) Have We Hit Peak Podcast? Fernando Air Nandez @microgdl on Twitter Tascam DR–10L Portable Digital Audio Recorder with Lavalier Microphone Aviation News Talk episode featuring all the NASA media Submit to Listen Notes! 001: PODCASTING: WHY TO START (AND HOW TO SUCCEED) – ROB WALCH Finale: Supertop & Friends Elsie on Forty Thrive talking about community Elsie’s new show Sobre Podcasting! Where is Libsyn Going? (In Real Life) Podcast Movement She Podcasts Conference DragonCon Content Marketing World Military Influencer Conference HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! We’d love it if you could please share #TheFeed with your twitter followers. Click here to post a tweet! If you dug this episode head on over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe! Ways to subscribe to The Feed: The Official Libsyn Podcast Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher FEEDBACK + PROMOTION You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app) Call 412 573 1934 Email thefeed@libsyn.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!
147 Exciting Optimus Prime
The Feed The Official Libsyn Podcast
This episode dives into an incremental simplifying release to Libsyn, Spotify allowing direct access to their Spotify-specific performance stats, follow up on wireless recording with the Zoom H6, handling bonus episode numbering, recording quality tips, random podcasts dot com, the fastest podcast hosts and finally mean and median number stats! And there is a lot more in between, so yes, this is a jammed packed one.  Audience feedback drives the show. We’d love for you to email us and keep the conversation going! Email thefeed@libsyn.com or call 412–573–1934. We’d love to hear from you! Quick Episode Summary :07 Intro & how you can be featured by Libsyn! 2:37 PROMO 1: Two Are Gathered In Leadership 4:02 Elsie and Rob Conversation Rob has some feedback for Stranger Things 3 and Amazon Prime Day We have a simplifyng easy release to the Libsyn interface! Spotify feature that allows individual creators to have more direct access to their Spotify-specific performance statistics 25:51 PROMO 2: Two Are Gathered In Leadership People do care about privacy, so watch out podcast businesses based on taking advantage of listeners podcasters What’s the difference between PandoraRSSCrawler and Pandora as a user agent? A better solution available than spending $700 or so on a pro-grade wireless mic system 33:32 AUDIO FEEDBACK about how to number bonus episode numbers on your feed Yes, the description field is going away from iTunes and the Apple Podcasts app You should clear out anything that is in the Summary section as it will be depricated soon Elsie shares some tips on how to continue to write a summary of your episodes and use it for your marketing A rant about excited Covering a bit about recording quality Podcasts appearing in the wrong order in iTunes and how to fix that iTunes not showing all 300 episodes of your show When the audio player is pre-loading 56:57 Why did you leave us segment A tool for discovering new podcasts called Random Podcasts dot Com Wondery received $10 million more in VC funding Podimo raised 6 Million Euros as well Tips for getting your local podcasting group started Why Elsie is a little bit excited about the Bullet App 1:19:07 PROMO 3: Pop Culturally Deprived STATS: Mean and median numbers Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio Promo 1: Two Are Gathered In Leadership Promo 2: Pod With Me Promo 3: Pop Culturally Deprived Suzy from The Casual Birder Podcast Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro! Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback :) Podcasting Quickstart July 17 Amazon Prime Day will actually be two days this year Your podcast, on Spotify Independent audit finds Facebook activity has fallen by 20% since Cambridge Analytica Sennheiser AVX MKE2 Lavalier Pro Wireless Set from Borrown Lenses Feds Announce Rule for Selling 600MHz Wireless Mics Will Increasing your Bit Rate equal More Listeners? Stop Making Podcasts Who Offers the Fastest Podcast Hosting? – TAP335 Where is Libsyn Going? (In Real Life) Utah Podcast Summit Outlier Conference Podcast Movement She Podcasts Conference DragonCon Content Marketing World Military Influencer Conference HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! We’d love it if you could please share #TheFeed with your twitter followers. Click here to post a tweet! If you dug this episode head on over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe! Ways to subscribe to The Feed: The Official Libsyn Podcast Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher FEEDBACK + PROMOTION You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app) Call 412 573 1934 Email thefeed@libsyn.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!
146 Podcasting, Privacy and When To Fire Your Podcasting Agency
The Feed The Official Libsyn Podcast
This episode has follow up on the Apple category announcements and when you can expect to be able to update them, Spotify adding ads to podcasts, NASA makes their entire library copyright free! Using an H6 and a wireless mic, when you need to fire your podcasting agency, Rob soapbox! Privacy vs podcasting! And of course stats! This time it’s all about user agents, and geographic data! Audience feedback drives the show. We’d love for you to email us and keep the conversation going! Email thefeed@libsyn.com or call 412–573–1934. We’d love to hear from you! Quick Episode Summary :07 Intro & how you can be featured by Libsyn! 2:37 PROMO 1: Licensed To Live 3:10 Elsie and Rob Conversation The story of when the roof caved in during the Elsie and Krystal webinar Apple Announcements at WWDC 2019 follow up focusing on when the category changes will happen and what to expect Apple, yet again, cracking down on podcasts that are key word stuffing titles and author tags 11:20 iTunes disappearing is a good thing! Voice feedback from Michael Spotify started putting some ads in front of some podcasts What it takes for your show to advertise on Spotify NASA makes entire media library available copyright free! Apple is once again changing things and it’s affecting podcast rankings Need your help! Using a Zoom H6 with a wireless microphone Omny was just purchased by Triton Digital Where have YOU been? Worst email of the week New and noteworthy is not a thing, really, it’s not 36:57 Why did you leave us, because of a flakey co-host 38:54 PROMO 2: Professor Slots There is no such thing as AIB Compliant, mind Rob soapbox Podcasting and privacy 53:30 PROMO 3: Monster Slots Stats: geographic and user agents Featured Podcast Promos + Audio Promo 1: Licensed To Live Promo 2: Monster Attack Promo 3: Professor Slots Michael from Native Opinion Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro! Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback :) Libsyn Live #29: WordPress, Libsyn Publisher Hub, & Gutenberg Explained Spotify now lets advertisers target podcast listeners NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free NASA Image and Video Library Sennheiser AVX-ME2 SET Digital Camera-Mount Wireless Omni Lavalier Microphone System (1.9 GHz) Beyond Gimlet And Luminary: A Look Into Podcasting Investment In 2019 The Mueller Report—the Best True Crime Tale Going—Is Now Available as a Podcast Privacy vs Podcasting Dean McDermott, Adam Hunter, And Nicky Paris Take On Comedy-Driven Podcasting Where is Libsyn Going? (In Real Life) Utah Podcast Summit Outlier Conference Podcast Movement She Podcasts Conference DragonCon Content Marketing World Military Influencer Conference HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! We’d love it if you could please share #TheFeed with your twitter followers. Click here to post a tweet! If you dug this episode head on over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe! Ways to subscribe to The Feed: The Official Libsyn Podcast Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher FEEDBACK + PROMOTION You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app) Call 412 573 1934 Email thefeed@libsyn.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!
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