In this week's self-quarantine edition of Buzzcast, we discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on podcast consumption, how to conduct remote podcast interviews, and our thoughts on the new Google Podcasts app released for iPhones.Affordable sound treatment to improve your audio quality:2" Foam PanelsBass TrapsSound BlanketRemote recording software solutions:SquadcastZoomSkypeBlogs to help you podcast from home:How to Record Long-Distance Podcast InterviewsHow to Record Phone Calls for PodcastsAcoustic Treatment for Podcasters: How to Prepare Your Home Studio Without Spending a Lot of MoneyReview Buzzcast in Podchaser to let us know what you think of the show.Have an idea for something we should talk about? Submit a topic in our Listener Suggestions form or post it in the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook.
This week we recap this year's Podfest Expo, dive into the monetization strategies that are currently working for indie podcasters, and share about several companies we like that are innovating in the podcast space.Review Buzzcast in Podchaser and Travis will listen and review your podcast as well!Download Alban's slides from Podfest on "How to Monetize a Podcast with less than 10,000 Listeners."Companies we like a lot:PodchaserSquadcastGoodpodsHave an idea for something we should talk about? Submit a topic in our Listener Suggestions form or post it in the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook.
This week we recap the new Buzzsprout features we released in our Whiskey work cycle, take a moment of silence to commemorate the discontinuation of the Audio-Technica ATR2100, and reveal the innovative podcasts we've been listening to recently.Join our free How to Start a Podcast online course.Check out the Samson Q2U, our new most recommended microphone for new podcasters.Download Travis' slides from the Spark Christian Podcast Conference on Understanding Your Analytics (and sign-up for the Digital Access Pass to watch the keynote).Here's a list of the projects we wrapped up during the Whiskey work cycle:Advanced Podcast StatisticsPublic Support Ratings"How to Start a Podcast" online courseUntitled Episode diesCustom Episode WebpageSkip Audio for NowPodcasts we mention in this episode:The Kid CriticsPanic Podcast / Episode 2: PantscastNaval Podcast (Tweet-storm episodes)1619 by The New York TimesImpeachment, explained by VoxPod Save America: On the ground in IowaHave an idea for something we should talk about? Submit a topic in our Listener Suggestions form or post it in the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook.Disclosure: Some of these product links are affiliate links, which means Buzzsprout might receive a small commission if you decide to purchase them.
This week we talk about Buzzsprout's Podfest Party at Disney World, 2020 podcast trends across all of Buzzsprout's users, and answer an RSS feed question from Alex.Learn more about Feedburner and Apple's Mirror Links if you're interested in controlling your RSS feed outside of your podcast host.Have an idea for something we should talk about? Submit a topic in our Listener Suggestions form or post it in the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook.