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A podcasting community driven show focused on growing your audience, getting more listeners, promoting your podcast through social media, creating a podcast strategy and talking to industry experts PLUS insight into Libsyn the premier company that provides everything for your podcast needs: publishing tools, media hosting and delivery, RSS for iTunes, a Web Site, Stats, Advertising Programs, Premium Content and Apps for Apple, Android and Windows 8. Dive deep into what Libsyn and the podcasting community has to offer to make podcasting easy. Taking it beyond the How-To Podcast to KEEP you Podcasting!
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Jan 21, 2017

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: The Pollsters 1:48
  • How to get Libsyn support! 2:16
  • Promo 2: Chefs Coast To Coast 6:26
  • How we feature you! 7:49
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: Begin Self Publishing Podcast 8:34
  • Promo 3: Scifi scifi scifi 13:24
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 14:44
    • The crappy sound of Rob’s AirPods
    • Soapbox time! This time, it’s all about Hot Pod and Syndicated Media
    • The best ways to promote your survey on your show
    • Can you bring other platform’s data for Libsyn advertisers?
    • Killer tips on getting your best podcast business card
    • You guys, Podcast Movement submissions are open
    • Something seems wonky in the world of Stitcher
    • A breakdown of what Destinations are and how to use them!
    • Alexa enable…these podcasts!
    • A numbering your podcasts tip and R.I.P. Aurora
    • Another discussion about https
    • Using your website host to host your media files is not a thing. Podcast hosting is different than media hosting
    • Going down the iTunes search rabbit hole “Clever is the enemy of clear” in iTunes
    • What types of podcasts thrive in iTunes?
    • No stats! But some stats questions answered!

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Jan 7, 2017

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: The Level One Podcast1:57
  • The Libsyn Blog info 2:24
  • Dyslexia and podcasting via The EdTech Podcast 4:35
  • Promo 2: Language of Bromance 5:41
  • How we feature you! 6:29
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: One More Sale On The Path To Mastery 8:34
  • Promo 3: Begin Self Publishing Podcast 13:24
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 13:48
    • Rob is using his new AirPods to record in this episode! Let us know what you thought!
    • Apple email: don’t name your episodes the same
    • Apple email: when transferring your feed add the iTunes new feed tag to the new feed
    • Copyrighted material in your podcast…some guidelines from the NON lawyers (best thing to do is to consult a legal professional)
    • How many people are downloading your podcast from your own Android App? Advanced stats to the rescue!
    • The Libsyn WP Plugin and what it was created to support
    • Questions about the Libsyn blog templates
    • Head’s up PayPal users! There are some changes that are happening
    • A discussion about the whole Facebook Live Audio thing - and no, it’s not podcasting
    • Podclubs
    • A bit of discussion on the possibility of NPR Podcasts being more elitist? Check the shownotes for the linked articles
    • When your podcasts’s website goes down and your podcast disappears
    • HTTPS and iTunes
    • What not to do to get your podcast featured in iTunes
    • Stats, stats, stats! Median and Mean trends and user agents

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Dec 17, 2016

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: Broadway Backstory 3:28
  • The Libsyn Blog info 4:01
  • Promo 2: The History News Show 4:49
  • How we feature you! 5:13
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: Mouse Scouts 6:15
  • Promo 3: Badasses, Boobs and Body Counts 12:05
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 12:37
    • A little catch up on Rogue One
    • And then there’s the time when podcasters decided to leave negative iTunes reviews for other podcasters
    • Yeay! Happy Holidays from Civilla! And we love she listens more than once 22:42
    • Nope, we’re not considering a live broadcast solution and we let you know why
    • Did you guys know that we can make your podcast an app? We totally can
    • iTunes totally does NOT let you know if you are featured in the New & Noteworthy slot, nope, they do not
    • “Don’t get intoxicated with the fact that someone wants you. That’s how 55 year old men wind up alone at Thanksgiving.” Revisited
    • A bit of an update to the PayPal Donate button
    • A conversation around Mark Ramsey and his opinion about podcasting’s worst problem
    • And how does having an app for your own show help you?
    • Shout out to Danny Pena for letting us know about the Dead Rising 4 podcasting thing!
    • Auphonic is doing some great stuff with podcasting and speech to text
    • Ummmmmm 8 podcasting innovations for 2016? Ya, not so much
    • And goodness, the divide between pro-casters and podcasters is stratifying
    • And the million dollar question: why does podcasting need to yield a significant audience?
    • Small predictions for podcasting in 2017
    • The 1 star review from the might Dave Jackson 1:07:54
    • Stats stats stats! User agents!

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Dec 3, 2016

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: Parler Cuisine 1:25
  • The Libsyn Blog info 1:56
  • Promo 2: America Adapts 2:33
  • How we feature you! 3:05
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: Four Seas One Family 3:42
  • Promo 3: Spartan Up 9:32
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 10:03
    • Guys, free year of hosting, here’s the scoop!
    • iTunes submission dates and stuff
    • iTunes SEO and iTunes episode author tag
    • Should you create another RSS feed for your podcast if you go over 300 episodes for iTunes search juice?
    • When you should join a podcast network and leave your RSS feed and what to look for 25:30
    • Having a podcast app for you podcast can be a good thing! It’s been some time since we’ve discussed
    • What do you do if a new podcast comes along with the same name as your podcast? 43:51
    • What if the name you want to name your podcast is already taken?
    • Having contests for your show are totally ok, just make sure that you are clear what the rules and regs are!
    • A clarification between the IAB digital audio buyers guide and the IAB podcast ad metrics
    • How to find shows about your topic or similar to yours in iTunes
    • Elsie’s very sad 1 star review about Elsie’s Yoga Class
    • Stats, stats, stats!

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Nov 19, 2016

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: Nate’s Take 4:01
  • The Libsyn Blog info 2:59
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: The Quest For Magic and Steele 5:17
  • Promo 2: Accidentally The Whole Tip 10:11
  • How we feature you! 10:43
  • Promo 3: The Jeep Talk Show 13:21
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 13:53
    • Catch up with traveling Rob
    • Elsie gives you the scoop on winning a free year of podcast hosting
    • Goodness, when lawyers reach out to you to edit your content
    • An indie developer reaches out to podcasters for some feedback about his social podcasting app idea
    • James Altucher gives us the scoop on why we must podcast
    • When people end up on one of your podcast episodes from years ago!
    • It seems that podcasts.com was up for sale! Wonder who go it?
    • What should we do about CTAs? audio via Kirsten 43:54
    • An update on getting a YouTube take down notice for copyright music, and it’s not what you think!
    • CBC Radio seems to be taking a serious stance again podcast aggregator apps
    • How female Star Wars fans made Star Wars their own! Killer feedback from Sarah and Tricia! 59:09
    • The best ways of using media coverage to get your podcast out there once you’ve gotten an awesome feature
    • Going the local route to grow your audience, tip from Jemmy! 1:09:38
    • Peeps, stop talking politics if you’ve never talked politics before
    • Big brands getting into their own created and sponsored content….I guess Ad Week just figured it out
    • Scientists are riding the podcast wave!

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Nov 5, 2016

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: Bitchen Boutique 2:29
  • The Libsyn Blog info 2:59
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: Accidentally The Whole Tip 4:13
  • Promo 2: Skywalking Through Neverland 9:15
  • How we feature you! 9:47
  • Promo 3: Remnant Bible Fellowship 12:09
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 12:36
    • Good things coming for the end of the year!
    • Do you guys know about WalkMe? It’s awesome
    • The story of when a podcaster’s files so so big
    • There was an iTunes glitch in mid October and it made podcasters feel unpopular
    • Apple releases new MacBook Pros and they are not very good for podcasters
    • Windows 10 is having issues with volume levels on their mics
    • Yes, podcasting DOES build trust, credibility, and brand loyalty
    • And goodness gracious, invoking god and pleading with people to NOT start a podcast
    • The Libsyn Custom Player is totally responsive! But sometimes websites are not
    • Copyright problems with podcasters on YouTube
    • Discussing 60db
    • And more on pen-pineapple-apple-pen
    • Very through information about the impact of transcription on your podcast
    • The Cast Away Awards! And that would be the Australian Podcast Awards! 53:27
    • Supporting an OG podcaster that needs your help and support
    • Why Do You Hate Us?
      • Minx from Polyamory Weekly! 55:45
    • It’s stats, stats, stats time! Both mean and median AND user-agents!

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Oct 23, 2016

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: The Man Whore Podcast 2:01
  • The Libsyn Blog info 2:38
  • Random promo! Bitchen Boutique HALLOWEEN 3:41
  • Promo 2: The Blood Drawn Chronicles 5:31
  • How we feature you! 6:00
  • Promo 3: The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian 7:43
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 9:18
    • Sticker talk! Stickers are fun, should a podcast have them?
    • The story of the podcaster that almost lost his audience of 11 years because of Feedburner
    • So there’s an app that is touted as the Soundcloud of podcasting, hmmm
    • It seems that This American Life’s Shortcut repurposed Clammr and called it something else
    • What if there’s racially charged language on your show? Should you mark the show explicit? Audio feedback 46:06
    • How should you go about changing your style and content in your podcast?
    • A story about the easiest way to impact SEO in iTunes
    • YouTube has a bonus for podcast listeners that’s awesome for impaired listeners!
    • How exactly to get your widescreen image on YouTube!
    • Why Do You Hate Us: Justin Malik 1:06:19
    • Rob calls Elsie out as a stats addict
    • What good stats are in iHeart Radio
    • What’s the difference between feed hits and download numbers
    • User Agent stats!

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Oct 9, 2016

We want your feedback! Call 1-412-573-1934 or email thefeed@libsyn.com and if you would be so kind Fill out our survey!

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: The Quest For Magic And Steele 1:33
  • The Libsyn Blog info 1:51
  • Promo 2: Talk, Tales and Trivia 3:01
  • How we feature you! 3:28
  • Promo 3: What A Predicament 5:15
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 5:43
    • International Podcast Day re-cap - we did it!
    • We discuss Nielsen getting into the podcasting stat measurement game
    • Updates on Spotify and what’s going on over there for podcasters!
    • What you guys wanted to know about over at the Facebook Page: Google Play, iHeart Radio and set-top boxes!
    • The best audio feedback about Spanish Podcasters via Craig and Pilar 25:32
    • What if a podcast directory posts your stuff and you don’t want it to be up there? We discuss iVoox
    • Why does podcasting still need RSS and it’s discovery problem?
    • What if you upload a file and Libsyn says you’ve run out of space? You won’t believe why that error appears most of the time
    • When you were fired because of your podcast
    • Some workflows for when two hosts are on the road and want to keep it light and easy while they podcast
    • Guess what happened when a senior producer at CNBC heard a podcast?
    • Libsyn apps now support Apple Watch and it’s super cool!
    • Otto Radio is hiring…just in case you’re interested
    • Congrats to Mignon Fogarty and MacMillan for being so awesome
    • Why Do You Hate Us Segment: The Sleep Whispers Podcast 1:15:12
    • Natalie Eckdahl asks what exactly constitutes a download?
    • Stats, stats, stats! Median and mean numbers - the latest and greatest

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Sep 24, 2016

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: The Geoff and Jeffrey Show 2:15
  • The Libsyn Blog info 2:19
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcasts: Wine To Five 2:49
  • Promo 2: The Jeep Talk Show 7:28
  • How we feature you! 7:56
  • Promo 3: 80s of the 80s 9:38
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 10:08
    • Download our app! Once in a while you might get a free ticket to something fun :)
    • Rob is still waiting for his iPhone 7
    • A bit about International Podcast Day
    • Libsyn’s first online conference as a celebration of International Podcast Day
    • We totally want to promote you and your podcast, with a video from you
    • Remember when we had a nice Facebook Player? Ya. That was nice
    • The solution to posting your podcast on Facebook via video
    • We’ll be doing some research of the know more button on Facebook and report back
    • Some thoughts on more bad articles about podcasting from Neiman Lab among others
    • Discussion about some good articles on podcasting out in there in the online space
    • What is twitter bombing and having peeps ask for money for being on your sponsored podcast. Audio feedback 35:18
    • Using Voice Typing on Google Docs to transcribe your podcast
    • When you don’t but the link that you promised to put in, in the shownotes. Audio feedback 43:40
    • What you need to do to ensure that that your replacement file is picked up by iTunes
    • Will Libsyn ever show Soundcloud stats? That would be a no, and we let you know exactly why
    • What to do if your latest episode is not showing up in YouTube and verifying your account
    • Thanks for the t-shirts Trek Geeks!
    • How to incorporate trolls into your podcast for entertainment value
    • Social Media Best Practices: Part 4 - Your Podcast Description 1:05:18
    • Why Do You Hate Us Segment 1:21:10
    • How Rob recruits people even without wanting to
    • Why Did You Leave Us Segment 1:24:06
    • A little note from TCC, a Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer
    • Are you ready for some stats? We’ve got user agents information!

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Sep 10, 2016

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Promo 1: The Chip and Cern Show 2:15
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcasts: Curve The Cube 3:34
  • Promo 2: The Book Guys 8:05
  • How we feature you! 8:30
  • Promo 3: Humans of Business 10:11
  • Rob & Elsie Conversation 10:55
    • Catching up on how Rob didn’t get the iPhone 7 right away
    • Apple Podcasting News, about the App Store and titles
    • Paul Colligan and no podcast support email address from Apple
    • Stitcher has made some changes on how they manage and deliver RSS feeds
    • LinkedIn now supports hashtags. We know you were totally waiting for that!
    • Audio feedback about troubleshooting to get the best audio ever and failing a la Spiritually Bizarre 22:40
    • Chris Christensen tells us about how he handles the transcripts for his show
    • Podcast transcription follow up and copy pasting from Google Docs follow up from Carey from Podcast Fast Track
    • There is a way that you can have your podcast downloaded even in countries that do not want explicit content! Audio feedback 33:29
    • What do you do about ads in your podcast and your podcast in YouTube? Audio feedback 37:47
    • Elsie loves Castro 2! And she tells us all about it
    • Are those download numbers from Product Hunt for real? We give you the scoop
    • Why your podcast’s survey is so important and why you shouldn’t promote it via social media
    • Are mobile download numbers going up and browser listens going up?
    • Peeps! Verify your YouTube account before you set up your destination!
    • We don’t really wanna exactly how obsessed you are about your stats
    • There was a WIRED article about what made podcast fiction a thing and it was wrong. We tell you what’s up
    • What’s with the random upticks to stats? Audio Feedback 1:06:27
    • And we get into the Podcast Upfront numbers
    • People! Stay away from Podcasts Connect! Leave it alone. Stop it!
    • iTunes search results revisited aka don’t use super generic words if you wanna be found
    • Rob defends his content vs marketing stance
    • Pinterest for podcasters!
    • Part 3 of Best Social Media Practices for Podcasters: A Lesson in Branding 1:26:23
    • Why Do You Hate Us Segment from The SeaHawkers Podcast! 1:37:46
    • Discussing the IAB new podcast advertising standards!
    • Mean and median numbers!

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  • Call 412 573 1934
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