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The show that takes it beyond how to podcast into keeping you podcasting with podcasting tips and information for the everyday podcaster + taking you inside Libsyn the largest podcast host and distribution network since 2004!

The Feed The Official Libsyn Podcast Wizzard Media

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    • 4.4, 107 Ratings

The show that takes it beyond how to podcast into keeping you podcasting with podcasting tips and information for the everyday podcaster + taking you inside Libsyn the largest podcast host and distribution network since 2004!

    168 Pre-obituaries and Takedowns

    168 Pre-obituaries and Takedowns

    Update on the Google Podcasts Manager, the new Libsyn Support Widget, PodcastOne acquired by LiveXLive, Luminary cash troubles, the pre-obituary of Google Play Music, Podcast Addict removed from the Google Play App store and so much more! Including geographic, user agent stats and an update on pandemic downloads
    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! 2:18 PROMO 1: I Know Dino 2:47 Rob and Elsie Conversation Google Podcast Manager is doing great! Interesting Google Podcasts stats and distribution insights with a side of Spotify We have a new support widget Apple sent an email! They’re in more countries! PodcastsOne was acquired by LiveXLive Luminary’s troubles How long can an podcast episode be? Do podcast listeners want more or less content? Meet the Maonocaster, it’s like a Rodecaster Pro but smaller A tip from Rob about your Apple Podcasts URL Google Play Music’s pre-obituary 3 interesting social media sites that might interest podcasters 45:41 PROMO 2: Social Media Lab FTP is changing on Libsyn! Interesting tool that can get you your episode titles and descriptions Podcast Movement is moving to October Optimizing the way you show up on Apple Podcasts Congrats to the show Bubble 54:38UPDATE! Podcast Addict kicked out of the Google Play App Store Worst emails of the week Are our stats written down anywhere? 1:07:21PROMO 3: Legends From The Pacific Stats, stats, stats: geographic, user agent and pandemic trends Where have we been? Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: I Know Dino PROMO 2: Social Media Lab PROMO 3: Legends From The Pacific 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 Podcasts Podcast Manager Google Podcasts Manager About Page Adding new and existing podcasts LiveXLive to Acquire PodcastOne in $18 Million Stock Deal Podcaster Luminary Seeks Fresh Cash to Buoy Struggling Business MAONOCASTER: A Portable All-In-One Podcast Production Studio Swoot Eccco Launchyoo Libsyn Helpdesk: Using FTP Libsyn Helpdesk: Cyberduck Libsyn Helpdesk: FileZilla Libsyn Helpdesk: WinSCP Scooter Labs Podcast Addict suspended from Play Store due to overzealous application of COVID–19 policies Latina Podcasters FB Group Latina Podcasters Instagram Mother’s Quest Manifesto Challenge What Will Podcasting Look Like After COVID–19? We Are Podcast use code libsyn50 for 50% off! 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!
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    167 Cleanfeed With A Side of Google Podcasts

    167 Cleanfeed With A Side of Google Podcasts

    Tons of details on all things Google Podcasts Manager! It’s like Apple Podcasts connect but of course Google. Then, we move on to jobs in podcasting, so much about feedback about Cleanfeed, some very interesting Facebook updates, Libsyn player automation, what if someone uses YOUR podcast name, a massive breakdown of the podfader types and of course we’ve got a crazy amount of stats!
    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! 3:04 PROMO 1: Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond 3:34 Rob and Elsie conversation Announcement of Google Podcasts Manager! What it is, what it gives you and how it it different than Apple Podcasts analytics 9:46 Apple is hiring for all kinds of podcasting positions 13:56 Cleanfeed audio feedback from Carey Green Emails about Cleanfeed 18:08 Cleanfeed audio feedback from CG Thoughts and processes about remote recording There’s a new kid in town 27:35 Facebook updates about charging for online events and listening to Faceboook Lives 30:58 PROMO 2: The Naturist Living Show New version of Podcast Addict now with reviews Custom automation for the libsyn players Face ID and masks 39:55 What if someone is using the name of your show? How do you go about dealing with it? A show appearing twice on some apps 49:43 Podfading - the key main groups UK data from Rajar on internet delivery audio services via Neil! 57:38 PROMO 3: The Europe Desk Stats, stats, stats: mean and median 59:52 COVID–19 libsyn stats Where have we been? Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: Sailing in the Mediterranean and Beyond PROMO 2: The Naturist Living Show PROMO 3: The Europe Desk Carey Green from Podcast Fast Track CB from the Rocketry Show 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 Podcasts Podcast Manager Google Podcasts Manager About Page Adding new and existing podcasts Is your show already in Google Podcasts? Check here Manage users and permissions on Google Podcasts Manager Google Podcasts Manager Support Podcasts Operations Manager Program Manager, Podcasts, Apple Media Products UI Engineer, Apple Media Products (Podcasts) Carey’s Cleanfeed demo video Carey’s interview with Mark from Cleanfeed Chris Curran’s interview with Marc from Cleanfeed Services and applications to allow remote recordings of remote guests and co-hosts. - Reddit Rob’s PDF Resonate Recordings new recorder Facebook news Rajar data for Measurement of Internet Delivery Audio Services Rob’s #CMWorld twitter chat There Are Over A Million Podcasts In Apple’s Podcasts App, What Does It Mean? Walch: Proof Of Podcast ‘Stickiness.’ 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!
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    166 We Are Reviewing For Good

    166 We Are Reviewing For Good

    Covering, #Reviews4Good, the iPhone SE and podcasters, COVID–19 episode takedown updates AGAIN, ad buyer data, update on the Podcast Discovery survey, and of course stats stats stats! Geographic and user agent! Plus many, many more in between topics.
    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! 2:57 PROMO 1: The Football History Dude 3:27 Rob and Elsie conversation Elsie has a new piece of tech! Podchaser’s initiative #Reviews4Good, and we’re joining in! The iPhone SE announced and why that affects podcasters Update on episodes being taken down because of COVID–19 16:36 PROMO 2: Podcasting Tips From The Front Porch Why are not all episodes showing up on the Google Podcasts feed? How to deal with the drastic difference in levels when using classical music in a podcast Problems with a MacBook Pro 2015 and Skype, help? Have any of you used Cleanfeed to record your podcast? Is there a way to only have your podcast show up on Apple Podcasts and nowhere else? Where have YOU been? The goats and Zoom get a shout-out! Worst email of the week! We promise you won’t believe it More data, insight and analysis from the Podcast Discovery Survey Rob makes a Google Play Music correction A MILLION DOWNLOADS IN APPLE PODCASTS 44:27 PROMO 3: Controller Disconnected Stats! Country, user agent and pandemic download numbers Apple’s Mobility Trend Reports Where have we been and where are we going Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: The Football History Dude PROMO 2: Tips From The Front Porch PROMO 3: Controller Disconnected 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 :) Explaining the Pandemic to my Past Self Cloudlifter Podchaser and Libsyn Teaming Up For Some #Reviews4Good Love! iPhone SE: A powerful new smartphone in a popular design Cleanfeed Podcast Discovery Stats in 2020 Over 1 million podcasts in Apple Podcasts via Podcast Industry Stats Mobility Trends Reports The Truth About Downloads Digital Audio Sees Shift Due To Coronavirus How To Keep Your Sanity What Do The Experts Think? Headliner Webinar! 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!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    165 Is it an I or a Y?

    165 Is it an I or a Y?

    In this episode, the new redesigned Google Podcasts app and it’s in iOS, more clarification on Google Play Music, more on pandemic titles best practices, what if you want your podcast out of a specific podcast app, what do you do? Cool Ad Stitching functionality in Libsyn Pro. Should you use Zoom to podcast? Oi vs Oy, Podcast Discoverability Survey results and of course Stats stats stats! This time covering the latest 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! 2:52 PROMO 1: Beyond Westworld 3:31 Rob and Elsie conversation Google Podcasts has been redesigned and now there’s an iOS App A great interview with Zack by Rene Ritchie What’s up with Google Play Music, is it dead? What happens if you keyword spam our podcast or podcast episode titles with pandemic words We have examples! 24:37 PROMO 2: .NET Core Podcast Rob earns more reputation points on the Apple Support forums, this time about podcast artwork specs It was MeWe What to do if you want to be removed from a podcast app LibsynPro and fancy Ad Stitching tools Zoom to record? It’s the Oi vs Oy segment! 38:44 Moxie audio feedback 39:31 Craig audio feedback Social media wisdom via Elsie The Podcast Discoverability survey results and thoughts Libsyn and Shopify? 54:30 PROMO 3: Trek Profiles Stats, stats, stats! Mean and median Where have we been? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: Beyond Westworld PROMO 2: .NET Core Podcast PROMO 3: Trek Profiles Moxie from Brain on Facts Craig from The Ingles 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 :) Why Google Podcasts is now on iPhone - Interview Zoom: We’re freezing all new features to sort out security and privacy Following Mac flaw patches, Zoom fixes ‘malware-like’ macOS installer in latest update Podcast Discovery Stats 2020 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!
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    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!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    164 The Episode Talking About 'It'

    164 The Episode Talking About 'It'

    Communication from the president of Libsyn, Laurie Simms. Tips for remote recording. How the pandemic is affecting downloads - with some actual data. What is happening to podcast advertising during this time. Why your audience is the most important thing ever. Apple releases all kinds of new toys. Shows being taken off Spotify. The difference between listens and downloads. And oh goodness all kinds of stats!
    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! 3:04 PROMO 1: Fighting Through 3:40 Rob and Elsie conversation Coronavirus email from Laurie Going from live to remote recording? Rob and Elsie quick-tips Download numbers going down and YouTube doesn’t want you to make money with 14:48 COVID–19 - audio feedback from Jon from Professor Slots Insight into download numbers during this time Anything we can glean from 2008 This is when connecting with your audience is of the upmost importance! New update to Libsyn is here! Apple announced the new 4th generations iPads plus, new keyboard with trackpad Can you use music performed by the US Marine Band? 36:40 A show on Spotify taken down NOT because of copyright music infringement from Stéphane 41:34 PROMO 2: The Celtic Myth Podshow Samson Q2U, H6, double enders, and Headliner integration The Google Play destination deprecated and it has nothing to do with Google Podcasts A celebration of 200 episodes with 1 star reviews Chartable integration and a possible swell in downloads? Focus on telling your audience to subscribe and listen to your show in Apple Podcasts vs asking for reviews Where have YOU been? Fish Nerds was on the NY Times! What is a download and what is a listen? 1:05:15 PROMO 3: Sleepy Time Tales Recounting the Infinite Dial Stats Advanced stats update! Agregator apps! Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: Fighting Through PROMO 2: Celtic Myth Podshow PROMO 3: Sleepy Time Tales Jon from Professor Slots 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 :) Apple unveils new iPad Pro with breakthrough LiDAR Scanner and brings trackpad support to iPadOS United States Marine Band YouTube Ice Fishing Is Fun! SiriusXM Ends 2019 With 34.9 Million Paid Subscribers Number of Pandora’s active users in the United States from the 4th quarter of 2013 to the 3rd quarter of 2019 Is Amazon beating Spotify and Apple Music for US subscribers? Podcasting Time Increase Influence With Rob Walch Create Like A Mother Ep 12 with Elsie Where is Libsyn Going? (In Real Life) Podfest NAB Las Vegas KC Podcaster Meet-up 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!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    163 Headliner, VBR and It's Private

    163 Headliner, VBR and It's Private

    The new Libsyn release which includes Headliner integration, yipeee (ya’ll people are really digging it), discussing the PRX privacy summit, the podcast academy, all kinds of feedback and of course stats stats stats! The latest mean, median, user agent and geographic!
    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! 1:35 PROMO 1: The Renaissance Festival Podcast 2:08 Rob and Elsie conversation Right into Libsyn 4.23 Release - Headliner support! And so much more Apple is once again kicking a bunch of folks out of Apple Podcasts, we tell you why Why you need a podcast host that supports byte-range request and don’t use your podcast on Google Drive Nope, you cannot just publish to Apple Podcasts 19:20 Auphonic and ID3 Tags question from Kit No way to change the episodes Apple Podcasts suggests you listen to Prompting Spotify to play the most recent episode first Feedburner has added an engineer! The PRX Privacy summit was private! And a discussion about the Podcast Academy 35:17 PROMO 2: Tabs and Spaces Why so many peeps using VBR instead of CBR Looks like Spotify trailers are looking good! Why are all my episodes after 100 missing? A new Discoverability podcast survey 55:04 PROMO 3: Think Energy Apple Podcasts has crossed more than 900,000 podcasts! Mean and media numbers Geographic and user agents Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: The Renaissance Festival Podcast PROMO 2: Tabs and Spaces PROMO 3: Think Energy Kit from The Active Travel Adventures 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 :) Headliner Support Article Blog post with details of the 4.23 Libsyn release Configuring 301 redirects on Libsyn RadioPublic Support article Deezer support article Google Podcast support. article Podcast Discovery survey My Podcast Reviews Industry stats Where is Libsyn Going? (In Real Life) Podfest NAB Las Vegas KC Podcaster Meet-up 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!

    • 1 hr 18 min

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