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episode 192: Where Has Podcasting Been?

Starting off right off the bat with a ton of information and the mind-blowing amount of podcasting news: The Apple Event, subscriptions, Spotify, Facebook, Libsyn 5 & feedback, clarification about tags, keywords, and categories on Apple Podcasts, using the Zoom H2N as an external microphone, and of course mean and median numbers

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Quick Episode Summary
  • :13 Intro
  • 3:15 PROMO 1: Thrive Sister Thrive!
  • 3:43 Rob and Elsie Conversation
  • 6:03 Getting to it, the Apple Event and podcasting!
  • 7:53 What about those Apple Podcasts subscriptions?
  • And the trouble?
  • iPad Pros, pretty iMacs and such
  • 25:51 Spotify and Facebook
  • 31:13 Spotify subscriptions!
  • “Will we be able to distribute our podcasts to Facebook?”
  • 44:05 A bit of an update about Libsyn 5
  • Getting 3 hosts and guests on the individual episodes that they are on
  • Search traffic has dropped 40% for Joe Rogan since his Spotify exclusive began
  • 53:36 PROMO 2: The Salty Yak Podcast
  • Where has podcasting been? In movies and commercials!
  • What about those tags and keywords?
  • 58:35 Clarification about categories, and will they give you more exposure?
  • Getting your show back on Spotify
  • 1:01:43 Using an H2N to podcast - Elsie tips!
  • Timecodes and dynamic ad insertions
  • 1:10:46 PROMO 3: The Radio Vagabond
  • 1:11:18 Stats: mean and median
  • Where have we been?
  • Where are we going?
Featured Podcast Promos + Audio
  • PROMO 1: Thrive Sister Thrive!
  • PROMO 2: The Salty Yak Podcast
  • PROMO 3: The Radio Vagabond

Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!

Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie

  • Leave us voice feedback!
  • The Apple 2021 Event
  • Share, Explore, and Discover Music and Podcasts via Spotify in the Facebook App
  • Spotify launches podcast subscriptions, but you can’t subscribe in-app
  • Facebook is building its own in-app podcast player
  • Be Heard: Bringing Social Audio Experiences to Facebook
  • What Radio Broadcasters Need to Know About Facebook and Apple’s Podcasting Announcements
  • Apple Podcasts Hosts and Guests
  • Google Searches for ‘Joe Rogan’ Have Dropped 40% Since His Spotify Exclusive Began
  • HUMIRA Commercial: ‘Remission Is Possible’ (2021)
  • The Libsyn 5 where you can see Elsie using the H2N with the 3 year old bangs
  • The LibsynPod on Clubhouse!
  • Libsyn 5 Update Webinar!

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