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Feb 22, 2015

Feedback please! Email thefeed@libsyn.com, call us 1-412-973-1099 and Speakpipe

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :13
  • Promo 1: The Tony and Josh Show 3:05
  • On the Libsyn Blog 3:40
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: The Ingles Podcast 6:07
  • Promo 2: Southern Beer Review 13:06
  • How we feature YOU 13:33
  • Audio Podcast Luminary: The Sibling Rivalry 16:45
  • Promo 3: The Mad Humanist Podcast 22:38
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 23:07
    • Super awesome Libsyn press release!
    • Glamour magazine is on Libsyn.
    • iRig Mic field
    • What happened when a private audio uploaded as file for download only was released to the feed by mistake.
    • From Steve at Apple: A great way to get iOS visitors of your website subscribed to your podcast in podcast.app.
    • The Academy of Podcasters is here.
    • Some weirdness going on with the way MP4s show up in iOS or iTunes.
    • How to improve Bing-enabled podcasts results.
    • Careers in podcasting?
    • And then there’s the podcast resurgence meme.
    • Going over 2014 podcasting stats.
    • Rob is a coverboy.

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Feb 8, 2015

FEEDBACK: 1-412-573-1934 or email thefeed@libsyn.com

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :13
  • Promo 1: The Tony and Josh Show 2:30
  • On the Libsyn Blog 3:05
  • Promo 2: Cuentoaventuras 4:53
  • How we feature YOU 5:24
  • Audio from Ralph from the Sex, Drugs and Rock-n-Roll Show 7:55
  • Promo 3: Salty Language 13:23
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 13:53
    • Popularity in iTunes - you know that little bar to the right of your episodes? Ya, we demystify it.
    • A little more feedback and follow up on RINGR.
    • Major over-haul to Audio Hijack Pro people!
    • Casturbation defined - thanks Dave Jackson!
    • Feedback from Geeks Interrupted: Auphonic, twitter bombing and the future of podcasting
    • An awesome podcasting article about the future of podcasting!
    • Going deep into “https” “itcp” “itmp” “?mt=2&ls=1” and “&ls=1.” Oh yes we are.
    • Audio feedback from Chip from The Plus One Show 41:51
    • Diving into data - which months get more downloads for podcasts.
    • What length of podcast is downloaded more?
    • The Share of Ear is now quarterly.
    • Shout-outs to a lot of podcasters.

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FEEDBACK + PROMOTION

You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard.

  • Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app)
  • Call 412 573 1934
  • Email thefeed@libsyn.com
  • Use our SpeakPipe Page!
Jan 24, 2015

How's about some feedback about the Ringr App? thefeed@libsyn.com OR voice feedback on Speakpipe or 1-412-573-1934

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :15
  • Promo 1: The Tony and Josh Show 2:40
  • On the Libsyn Blog 3:04
  • Promo 2: What’s Up On Earth 5:29
  • How we feature YOU 30:09
  • Promo 3: Assembly of Geeks 8:15
  • Danny Pena and Gamertag Radio - how they are celebrating their 10th year anniversary! 8:47
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation via Ringr 10:03
    • We are using the Ringr app! Our soundquality is completely different than usual.
    • Pond5 the super cool new public domain source.
    • We got presents in the mail from podcasters!
    • Via Dave Jackson, CBS launches Play.it podcast networks
    • The nominations for the 10th Annual Podcast Awards Show are on!
    • It seems that some might have experienced that K7.net has run out of free numbers (maybe not.)
    • Auphonic vs Soundsoap a conversation.
    • How to move an episode for your podcast to episode zero.
    • Some podcast apps like Castro aren’t showing ratings does it matter?
    • We continue the conversation about whether or not you should check if your RSS feed is valid every time you publish an episode - feedback via Kevin Bachelder 41:42
    • Does having an iPhone App affect the iTunes ranking algorithm? - feedback via Steve Stewart 45:02
    • So twitter bombing…it doesn’t work.
    • Local podcast meet-up examples discussed.
    • Stitcher is having delays.
    • Stats time! November - December 2014 where in the world are you downloads coming from?

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Rob and Elsie IRL (In Real Life) Where are we going?


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  • Call 412 573 1934
  • Email thefeed@libsyn.com
  • Use our SpeakPipe Page!
Jan 11, 2015

thefeed@libsyn.com 1-412-573-1934

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :13
  • Promo 1: Craftlit 2:48
  • On the Libsyn Blog 3:24
  • Lessons learned from podcasting and more 8:15
  • Promo 2: Beekeeping Podcast 29:39
  • How we feature YOU 30:09
  • Promo 3: The Tony and Josh Show 31:15
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 31:45
    • Rob just updated to Mavericks and the latest version of Garageband and he feels like a podcast newbie
    • Copying and pasting from MS Word can break iTunes - stop it
    • Facebook is now allowing you to have your Facebook Page be a Podcast Page
    • How to get a direct link to your podcast episode in iTunes
    • DO NOT use the itcp link to have people subscribe to your podcasts
    • Podcasting is featured on Entertainment Weekly! Thanks Kevin Bachelder
    • Are you running a local podcast meet-up? Rob wants to hear from you
    • Rob’s phrase “twitter bombing” is taking off!
    • Is this the year of the podcast?
    • Thoughts on walls being broken between apps
    • Download stats on the WTF App - they will blow your mind

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FEEDBACK + PROMOTION

You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard.

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  • Call 412 573 1934
  • Email thefeed@libsyn.com
  • Use our SpeakPipe Page!
Dec 20, 2014

We would love to get your feedback! Email thefeed@libsyn.com

or call us 1-412-573-1934

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :10
  • Promo 1: Laughing With Cancer 1:38
  • On the Libsyn Blog 2:08
  • Promo 2: 21st Century Worklife 8:06
  • How we feature YOU 8:43
  • Promo 3: Obsessive Viewer 9:55
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 10:24
    • We’ve got news on the EFF and the podcast patent troll!
    • Our new podcast apps 2.0 are in the wild - check them out
    • Podfaded shows are still in iTunes, why is that? - feedback from The Kitchen Counter Podcast
    • What is the best way to market your show via social media? - feedback from Startup Dad Headquarters
    • Purchasing a MBI Music Performance Agreement does not give you permission to use their music in your podcast
    • How to podcast information is free - it’s all out there
    • Apple did send and email saying they’ll be requiring additional time for reviewing and processing from Dec 22 to Jan 5, 2015
    • More podcasting in mainstream media
    • A clarification of listens, listeners and downloads
    • Libsyn stats geographically broken down
    • Stat time!!!! happy happy joy joy
    • Rob’s new podcast!

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FEEDBACK + PROMOTION

You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard.

  • Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app)
  • Call 412 573 1934
  • Email thefeed@libsyn.com
  • Use our SpeakPipe Page!
Dec 7, 2014

We'd love to hear your feedback! thefeed@libsyn.com

Call the show 1-412-573-1934

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :10
  • Promo 1: from Golden Spiral Media 1:58
  • On the Libsyn Blog 2:35
  • Promo 2: Blended Family 7:38
  • How we feature YOU 8:08
  • The Libsyn Story 6:26
  • Promo 3: Excellence Expected 9:37
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 10:12
    • How to get featured on The Feed - again
    • We’ve got a collaborative blog post series going on and a possible super special episode to go along with that!
    • That email that Apple sent about the new features
    • Feedburner problems. Oh yes. Feedburner PLUS podcast apps don’t really get along.
    • Feedback from Dr. Ginger Campbell - are streaming downloads counted? 55:30
    • The difference between a download link and a direct download link.
    • Problems with Music Alley and where to get podsafe music.
    • Is submitting to aCast worth it?
    • How to figure out how many subscribers you have to your podcast.
    • Why people podfade - two examples.
    • Stats time - #not - blame it on Google.
    • Podcasting in the news and the importance of meet-ups
    • We need microphone help for a fellow podcaster!
    • Rob has a new podcast - sshhhhhhhhh don’t tell his wife!

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FEEDBACK + PROMOTION

You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard.

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  • Call 412 573 1934
  • Email thefeed@libsyn.com
  • Use our SpeakPipe Page!
Nov 16, 2014

Make sure that you send your PROMOS to thefeed@libsyn.com!!!

And of course your feedback: 1-412-573-1934 

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :12
  • Promo 1: ODU Wrestling Monarch Matcast 1:46
  • On the Libsyn Blog 2:15
  • Promo 2: The Big Seance 4:20
  • How we feature YOU 4:49
  • The Libsyn Story 6:26
  • Promo 3: Excellence Expected 19:19
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 19:50
    • Libsyn news - Phase out of Libsyn 3 - Remember
    • We go over artwork specs AGAIN.
    • Creativity in podcasting via @nictreadwell 32:08
    • Celebrating your 100th episode via press release - congrats to The Business Side of Music podcast
    • What directories should you add your podcast to?
    • Is asking your audience to review your podcast bad?
    • Image questions about what shows up for the Facebook in-line player
    • Bit-rate question from Nobilis
    • Update to the Overcast App - iPad + CarPlay!
    • New niche directory: marketingpodcasts.com
    • Cool new podcasting newsletter
    • We’ve got more stats!!!

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FEEDBACK + PROMOTION

You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard.

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  • Call 412 573 1934
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Nov 1, 2014

WE NEED YOUR PROMOS!!! send them in 30 seconds or less (clean) to thefeed@libsyn.com!!!

Also your feedback is also super welcome: 1-412-573-1934, thefeed@libsyn.com and Speakpipe

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :12
  • Promo 1: Daggers of the Mind 1:48
  • On the Libsyn Blog 2:17
  • Promo 2: Inside Virginia Tech Wrestling 5:08
  • Promo 3: Podcraft from The Podcast Host 7:44
  • Get yourself promoted!!! Promos are needed! 5:38
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 8:10
    • Feedback from Kevin Bachelder about how they’ve handled milestones on his show 9:43
    • OMG we have an inline player on Facebook!
    • There is NO magical marketing trick - good content + easy access = build an audience
    • What can apps be in the future - and how that applies to podcasting
    • So ya, Deezer bought Stitcher
    • The random strangeness of custom permalinks
    • Garageband 10.0.3 Yosemite Update - there was one
    • Should you relaunch your show when you’re not getting the numbers that you want? Feedback from Jon Cadiex 44:37
    • Podcasting is hard and it can make you podfade - no joke
    • A little portable sound booth Kickstarter project
    • Podcasting stats, stats, stats!

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FEEDBACK + PROMOTION

You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard.

  • Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app)
  • Call 412 573 1934
  • Email thefeed@libsyn.com
  • Use our SpeakPipe Page!
Oct 18, 2014

CALL THE SHOW! 412 573 1934

EMAIL THE SHOW! thefeed@libsyn.com

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :11
  • Snippet of Rob on the Podcast Report 3:01
  • Promo 1: The Unsigned EDM Podcast 4:38
  • On the Libsyn Blog 5:06
  • Promo 2: The Keith and BJ Show 8:06
  • Wanna get promoted? 8:37
  • Promo 3: The Tony and Show Show 9:47
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 10:16
    • Where has Rob been - we get the scoop
    • And the VBR vs CBR conversation deepens
    • How does the Libsyn unmetered bandwidth really work?
    • Addressing the limit that iTunes imposes on shows that have more than 300 episodes - they no longer show up in search results
    • Addressing changing your iTunes RSS feed from Feedburner to the Libsyn RSS feed.
    • Adding a new podcast to a libsyn account: same feed different feed? voice feedback from Craig 37:13
    • Responding to a question about meta data for The Feed.
    • A Podcaster Hall of Fame!
    • Is searchability of podcasts really a problem that needs to be solved? A tiny Rob rant ensues.
    • The Feed App version 2.0.2. is in the wild!

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FEEDBACK + PROMOTION

You can ask your questions, make comments and create a segment about podcasting for podcasters! Let your voice be heard.

  • Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app)
  • Call 412 573 1934
  • Email thefeed@libsyn.com
  • Use our SpeakPipe Page!
Oct 4, 2014

Leave us feedback at 1-412-573-1934 or our SpeakPipe Page!

Email us! thefeed@libsyn.com

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :13
  • Promo 1: The Primal Scream Podcast 3:13
  • On the Libsyn Blog 3:41
  • Promo 2: The Independent Podcast 6:20
  • News, Feedback and other things 6:54
  • Voice Feedback from Dave Jackson 7:11
  • Snippet from the Adam Carolla Podcast about the patent troll 10:10
  • Promo 3: Random JB Musings 15:12
  • Rob and Rick Calvert 15:50
    • When is NMX?
    • The purchase of the Podcast Awards and what does that mean?
    • When the voting for the Podcast Awards will officially begin.
    • NMX is now in April - and why that’s the coolest thing ever.
    • “It’s geek heaven” says Rick Calvert
    • If you are interested in speaking at NMX, submissions are open!
    • There will be some incredible podcasting gear exhibitors at NMX
    • The fundamental shift in mindset between NAB & NMX and why new media producers need to attend.
    • When it comes to the Podcast Awards - how is the voting going to be done this year? We ask Rick! RICK wants feedback from YOU!
    • New track leader for the Podcast Awards is….?
    • Some personal history from Rob and Rick about days of old and why being at live events is super important.
    • How you can be an ambassador for podcasting.
  • Conclusion 42:04

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FEEDBACK + PROMOTION

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  • Download the FREE The Feed App for iOS and Android (you can send feedback straight from within the app)
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