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Oct 6, 2019

International Podcast Day recap and Libsyn’s latest Q3 growth results, the death of Podcoin, a great resource for recording remote episodes, podcasting words of wisdom for college students, how to count your subscribers, all kinds of new stuff from Spotify including playlists! Y’all seriously, so much more!

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Quick Episode Summary

  • :07 Intro!
  • 2:48 PROMO 1: Threads From the National Tapestry
  • 3:18 Rob and Elsie Conversation
  • International Podcast Day and incredible Spanish speaking podcasters!
  • Fantastic results for Libsyn Q3!
  • Super cool data from Rob re: some top podcasts
  • Podcoin is dead
  • Pocketcasts is doing some great things
  • What Mongobay Newscast does to get super great audio for their remote interviews
  • A winner in the 2019 Podcast Awards
  • Advice for college students about podcasting
  • 20:53 Thoughts on Himalaya - audio feedback from Civilla
  • Can you measure your subscribers?
  • Update your RSS feed to your show on Spotify
  • Podcast playlists on Spotify!
  • Thoughts on the Descript app
  • 39:53 PROMO 2: The Perfect Stool
  • Downloads vs Streams discussion
  • How long does it take to submit into Apple Podcasts?
  • A now famous answer from Rob on Quora
  • What to do with the 15% bottom half of your show artwork
  • Worst email of the week!
  • Oh! Best email of the week, and it’s a good one!
  • 56:38 PROMO 3: Mr. Media
  • Stats, stats, stats: mean and median numbers
  • Where have we been!
  • Where are we going!

Featured Podcast Promos + Audio

Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!

Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie

Where is Libsyn Going? (In Real Life)


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