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episode 6: YouTube Podcast Case Study + How to Measure Success [transcript]

This week we talk about Apple's new podcast categories (which ones disappeared and which ones they've added, our takeaways from Pat Flynn's new conference "FlynnCon," some behind-the-scenes numbers from our "podcast on YouTube" experiment, and how to measure success for your podcast.

Articles we talk about in this episode:

  • "Apple Podcasts Categories (2019 Update)" at
  • "Podnews" by James Cridland

Watch our 5 Minute Mondays podcast on YouTube to model what we've done to grow our audience by 40% the last 2 1/2 months.

Beginner YouTube Gear:

  • iPhone X
  • Logitech BRIO Webcam
  • iMovie (Editing)

Current YouTube Gear:

  • Canon M50 Mirrorless Camera
  • Canon EF-M 22mm f2 STM Compact System Lens
  • Adobe Premiere (Editing)

For both sets of gear, we utilized a traditional XLR microphone recording setup to capture audio:

  • Rode PodMic
  • Rode Procaster
  • Rode PSA1 Boom Arm
  • Scarlett 2i2

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