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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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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!

    Who Is NR?

    Who Is NR?

    The iPhone event and what it means to podcasters, update on podcast apps that support video podcasts, Amazon Music troubleshooting, another easy win for podcast growth, speaking of growth, the difference between a spike and growth, recommending podcast artwork, a podcast privacy soap box, and geographic and user agent stats
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    Quick Episode Summary :13 Intro 4:08 PROMO 1: Legally Insane Films 4:46 Rob and Elsie Conversation Apple had their iPhone event! What matters to podcasters Podcast Addict does support actual video from video podcasts and othe updates from podcast apps Where are podcasts available in Amazon Music available? Troubles with trailers in Amazon Music We forgot “developing a podcast app!” as another easy win for podcast growth Elsie uses Forecast for chapter markers Nope, it’s not a spike 31:07 PROMO 2: Lady Mouth You don’t need to upload episode artwork, but we recommend it Norman Rodecaster weighs in on NR Podcast.com will not be changing hands anytime soon Why did you leave us? For a dream job! Spotify allows music in podcasts? Soap Box: Privacy 49:56 PROMO 3: About IBD Stats! Geographic and User Agent Where have we been? Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: Legally Insane Films PROMO 2: Lady Mouth PROMO 3: About IBD Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!
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    Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback :) Today in iOS Episode 500 Smartphone Apps FAQs Forecast Podcast.com Domain Name Acquired by Amazon Spotify will let its podcast hosts include full songs in their shows What is considered personal data under the EU GDPR? Recital 30 EU GDPR CCPA: personal information | CCPA Compliance With Cookiebot Monetize your podcast with Rob Walch Libsyn at Podcast Movement! Full schedule 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 1 min
    Top 10 Easy Podcasting Wins

    Top 10 Easy Podcasting Wins

    A rundown of all the video podcast apps that actually support video, join the Libsyn 5 Preview! 10 easy wins for optimizing podcast growth, podcasting privacy discussion (of course,) The Zoom Podtrak P8, and mean + median stats! And of course so much more!
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    Quick Episode Summary :13 Intro 2:58 PROMO 1: The Jeep Talk Show Ep 149 3:28 Rob and Elsie Conversation Update on all the podcast apps that support the video from video podcasts Have you joined the Libsyn preview of Libsyn 5 yet? Yes, there is a problem with publishing to YouTube, and we hope to have it fixed, but no ETA Removing an episode featuring an anonymous question? Yay or nay? What the Player.FM destination is 23:04 Audio feedback from Brian Putting the playlist player on your site The top 10 easy wins for optimizing a podcast for growth When shows submitted to Amazon Music didn’t make it in 50:10 PROMO 2: Fancy Free Getting podcasts on the Apple Watch The acquisition of Scout.FM This is the privacy in podcasting discussion of the episode When companies build business models based on stalking podcast listeners Spotify adds a poll feature Best email of the week The Zoom PodTrak P8! Rob needs some help with sound proofing his new home studio Prime Day is coming and it’s finally on a prime day Happy late International Podcast Day! 1:13:54 Audio feedback from Carey 1:14:40 PROMO 3: Money Memories Stats! Mean and Median Where have we been? Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: The Jeep Talk Show Ep 149 PROMO 2: Fancy Free PROMO 3: Money Memories Brian from Radio Skydive UK Carey from Podcastification Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!
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    Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback :) JOIN THE PREVIEW! Terrible Warriors with new Libsyn Player She Podcasts with new Libsyn Player The High Privacy Cost of a “Free” Website The Markup Blacklight Spotify adds an interactive feature for podcasts with launch of ‘Polls’ The Zoom PodTrak P8 : Introduction Audioseal Sound Barrier Elsie on Podcasts We Listen To Part 1 Elsie on Podcasts We Listen To Part 2 Rob on The Business of Podcasting Rob on the Checklist with Ken Ray Rob on Podcasting Business School Podcast Movement Virtual! The She Podcasts Super Squad - Sign Up  Webinar with The Podcast Academy! Podcast Quickstart  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 29 min
    It's Beta Time!

    It's Beta Time!

    Covering, the Libsyn 5 beta! Get the scoop! News about Player.FM, new hires at Apple, what’s up with iOS 14 for podcasters, what podcast apps support video podcasts? The Podcast Index and of COURSE the latest user agent stats with some surprising preliminary Amazon Music numbers!
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    Quick Episode Summary :13 Intro 4:05 PROMO 1: Diabetes Connection 4:45 Rob and Elsie Conversation Elsie has fiber internet! Libsyn wants YOU! Join the beta New destination! Player.FM is here! Apple has a new Head of Creator Partnership for Apple Podcasts What’s up for podcasters on iOS 14? Amazon Music is live with podcasts! Did you submit yours? 27:54 PROMO 2: Good Patron Podcast Shout-outs to our newsletter subscribers! The Overcast update is live with their privacy functionality More on Anchor and pirated content What apps support video podcasts? There’s a new thing called the Podcast Index! Spotify has released some updates to make podcast consumption a bit better on their app Westwood One’s Podcast Report and some intriguing stats about blogs making money 58:34 PROMO 3: Couch To Active Advanced Stats! Geographic, user agent and preliminary Amazon Music! Where have we been? Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: Diabetes Connection PROMO 2: Good Patron Podcast PROMO 3: Couch To Active Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!
    Shout-outs to Newsletter subscribers! No Driving Gloves Small Business Birmingham WDW Radio - Disney Parks, Movies and More! The Crate 808 Podcast Advanced TV Herstory Hearing Voices Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie
    Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback :) JOIN THE BETA! Audio/podcasting entrepreneur Jake Shapiro leaves RadioPublic for Apple iOS 14 Home Screen Setup: App Library, Widgets, Hiding Apps Submitting your show into Amazon Music via Libsyn The Podcasts Index Westwood One’s Podcast Download – Fall 2020 Report What is a Blog? – The Definition of Blog, Blogging, and Blogger Headliner Webinar! Created Branded Swag Shops For Your Podcast So Begins the Podcast Tracking Wars with Rob Walch Elsie on Latin Fest speaking on the Power of Latinx Podcasting Podcast Movement Virtual! 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
    Well, That Didn't Take Long

    Well, That Didn't Take Long

    Some important news from Amazon Music/Audible, the latest Overcast beta that’s all about privacy, Patreon becoming a unicorn, missing JRE episodes from Spotify, audio version of your episodes on YouTube, an email from Apple, why downloads are just one piece of measurement, Apple Watch no longer being counted by the AIB, our latest mean and median numbers and so much more!
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    Quick Episode Summary :13 Intro 2:24 PROMO 1: Lady Mouth 2:58 Rob and Elsie Conversation Important news from Amazon The new Overcast beta is all about privacy and it’s glorious Patreon just raised 100 million in VC funding at a valuation of 1.2 Billion #unicorn Looks like Joe Rogan has some missing episodes in Spotify Wondering if your episodes publishing to YouTube is worth anything? We have answers 23:00 PROMO 2: My Pleasure: The Unofficial Chickfila Podcast Apple released search enhancements! A great perspective in having your download numbers go down What does the Intervenarte Podcast use to create their audiograms? What happens when your video podcasts is not encoded appropriately for Apple Podcasts Not adding a 301 redirect and only updating in Podcasts Connect will create issues Fradulent DMCA takedown notices 50:38 Dave Jackson on the Podtrak P4 Private podcasting solution - Libsyn has one Song Exploder is also having issues with the music on their shows (follow up from last episode) 55:57 RSS feeds and Google Podcast, audio feedback Follow up on Apple Watch stats and the IAB 58:56 PROMO 3: The Curiosity & Consciousness Stats, stats, stats, mean and median numbers! Where have we been? Where are we going? 1:11:07 Dave Jackson’s review of the Podtrak P4! (The Feed Exclusive) Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: Lady Mouth PROMO 2: My Pleasure: The Unofficial Chickfila Podcast PROMO 3: The Curiosity & Consciousness 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 :) Overcast’s latest beta update tells listeners which podcasts are tracking them Patreon, widely used by podcasters and musicians, reaches unicorn status with fundraise Why Are These Episodes Of ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ Missing From Spotify? Every missing episode from Joe Rogan Joe Budden Says He’s Taking His Podcast Off Spotify Searching For Non-English Language Podcasts? Now You Can in Apple Podcasts! Vegan Meat Company’s Anti-Union Speeches Are Being Scrubbed from the Internet Google Podcast Manager Apple Watch podcast download counts were too high; now being corrected Elsie featured in this article: Latinoamérica vive un ‘boom’ del podcast liderado por México, Perú y Colombia How to (Finally) Listen to All Those Podcasts in Your Queue Mujer Emprende Latina Lunch and Learn Headliner Webinar! TeePublic Webinar Podcasting Quickstart 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 14 min
    RSS Is The Path To Content

    RSS Is The Path To Content

    A bit on the the Zoom PodTrack P4, awesome vanity headphones, more on the Stitcher purchase, podcast artwork woes, rebranding your podcast advice, pirated podcasts on Anchor, there is no compliant only IAB certified stats, and of course Geographic and user agent stats! Plus so much more.
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    Quick Episode Summary :13 Intro 3:12 PROMO 1: Humans Now and Then 3:42 Rob and Elsie Conversation Checking in with the Nashville podcaster Dave Jackson will have a review of the new Zoom P4 Another less than $100 USB/XLR microphone Elsie got a new set of headphones Following up on the sale of Stitcher and their financials Congrats to Laurie, Brad and Richard When podcast artwork does not appear in Google Podcasts Apple recommending more of Rob’s answers on their forum Migrating podcast assets to a new brand - pros and cons 24:28 PROMO 2: Crosspollinations 30% of Podtrac shows have pirated copies on Anchor When should you rebrand your show and keep the same feed and when you should change your feed Descript version 3.10 is out! Upgrade! You never know where your show will be a hit! Gaana seems to like us Worst email of the week, and it’s all about artwork There is no IABv2 compliant vs certified Apple Watch stats are going to be a thing soon! 47:19 PROMO 3: Wildlife Weirdos Geographic stats User Agent stats overall Are Pandora and Spotify winning podcasting? Where have we been? Where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: Humans Now and Then PROMO 2: Crosspollinations PROMO 3: Wildlife Weirdos 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 Zoom Podtrack P4 Portable Podcast Recorder Audio-Technica AT2005 microphone Luria Petrucci’s video about BEST Headphones that are HIDDEN for Live Streaming (for Guests, Music & Alerts)! Anchor is hosting pirated podcasts Descript Intervenarte Podcast Intervenarte on Instagram Get all VIP Sessions from Podfest Global using promo code “PODFAM100” for $100 off World Audio Day on Radio World Rob Walch on the New Media Show 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 7 min
    A Nashville Podcaster

    A Nashville Podcaster

    Covering the Zoom PodTrak P4, Apple Podcasts directory troubles, Inside Podcasting news, more on the RIAA and podcast takedowns, tips on optimizing your podcast description, mean and median stats and so much more!
    Get your tickets to the Podfest Global Summit!
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    Quick Episode Summary :13 Intro 2:45 PROMO 1: Dear Family 3:11 Rob and Elsie Conversation The coolness of the Zoom PodTrack P4 Have you added Gaana and Amazon Music/Audible? Shout-outs to those that did their homework! Apple Podcasts directory issues Skye leaving Inside Podcasting What’s worse than a walled garden in podcasting Libsyn has a new CFO! The RIAA and their continued takedown notices to podcasts Are royalty music services safe to use? 28:42 Audio feedback from Neal asking about Song Exploder Cool card achievements from Spotify Best practices on your podcast show description 39:46 PROMO 2: Ten Thousand Women Making sure you are not limiting your RSS feed When podcasts are not podcasts US Podcast ad spending surpassing $1 billion next year - again Pre-stats stats 52:03 PROMO 3: Rebel Girls Book Club Mean and median! Where have we been and where are we going? Featured Podcast Promos + Audio PROMO 1: Dear Family PROMO 2: Ten Thousand Women PROMO 3: Rebel Girls Book Club Neil from Podknows 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 Zoom PodTrack P4 My Show Isn’t Showing Up In Apple Podcasts. Why? She Podcasts Episode 279 featuring Skye Pillsbury! Season Finale of Inside Podcasting Starring the Founders of She Podcasts and Skye’s husband Don Using Music in Podcasts – Talk to the Copyright Holders – Why You Can’t Rely on Your ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and SoundExchange Licenses US Podcast Ad Spending to Surpass $1 Billion Next Year Rob on the Saige Jones Podcast Rob on Podquest Tickets to the Podfest Global Summit 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 4 min

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