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Mar 25, 2020

Communication from the president of Libsyn, Laurie Simms. Tips for remote recording. How the pandemic is affecting downloads - with some actual data. What is happening to podcast advertising during this time. Why your audience is the most important thing ever. Apple releases all kinds of new toys. Shows being taken off Spotify. The difference between listens and downloads. And oh goodness all kinds of stats!

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Quick Episode Summary

  • :07 Intro!
  • 3:04 PROMO 1: Fighting Through
  • 3:40 Rob and Elsie conversation
  • Coronavirus email from Laurie
  • Going from live to remote recording? Rob and Elsie quick-tips
  • Download numbers going down and YouTube doesn’t want you to make money with 14:48 COVID–19 - audio feedback from Jon from Professor Slots
  • Insight into download numbers during this time
  • Anything we can glean from 2008
  • This is when connecting with your audience is of the upmost importance!
  • New update to Libsyn is here!
  • Apple announced the new 4th generations iPads plus, new keyboard with trackpad
  • Can you use music performed by the US Marine Band?
  • 36:40 A show on Spotify taken down NOT because of copyright music infringement from Stéphane
  • 41:34 PROMO 2: The Celtic Myth Podshow
  • Samson Q2U, H6, double enders, and Headliner integration
  • The Google Play destination deprecated and it has nothing to do with Google Podcasts
  • A celebration of 200 episodes with 1 star reviews
  • Chartable integration and a possible swell in downloads?
  • Focus on telling your audience to subscribe and listen to your show in Apple Podcasts vs asking for reviews
  • Where have YOU been? Fish Nerds was on the NY Times!
  • What is a download and what is a listen?
  • 1:05:15 PROMO 3: Sleepy Time Tales
  • Recounting the Infinite Dial Stats
  • Advanced stats update! Agregator apps!

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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