We cover the Stitcher App closing down with some historical context we know you've never heard! The IndiePod Manifesto, Libsyn's Advertisecast and Twit deal! All about the new kid on the block… Threads from Meta, YouTube and RSS feeds, stats mean and median numbers!
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Quick Episode Summary
- (2:22) PROMO 1: Barriers to Entry
- (3:23) Rob and Elsie conversation
- (4:25) The sad news that Stitcher is closing down and a little bit of personal history
- What does it take to make a podcast app be profitable?
- (20:11) The IndiePod Manifesto, a breakdown
- (26:15) Do you want your podcast cards at Podcast Movement?
- (28:23) The worst email of the week
- (32:08) Advertising partnership with Advertisecast and TWiT!
- (33:40) Reading the 7, 30 and 90 day numbers in Libsyn 5
- (38:48) PROMO 2: Find Your Dream Job
- (39:49) The Threads App
- (51:02) Audio Feedback from Kristin re: YouTube and RSS feeds
- (53:14) Tenchent is closing down Penguin FM
- (55:53) Sharing stats about our own podcast on YouTube
- (1:02:17) More on the Meghan and Harry Spotify debacle
- (1:03:57) PROMO 3: Queue Points
- (1:04:53) Stats: mean and median numbers
- (1:06:31) Where have we been and where are we going?
Featured Podcast Promo + Audio
Where have we been and where are we going
Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!
Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie
- Leave us voice feedback!
- Unlock the Knowledge in Podcasts | Snipd
- Castro Podcast app
- IndiePod Manifesto - Secrets to Successful Podcasting
- AdvertiseCast TWiT Partnership Final
- Libsyn (@libsyn) on Threads
- Rob Walch (@todayinios) on Threads
- Elsie Escobar (@theelsieescobar) on Threads
- Tencent’s ‘third-tier’ audio platform Penguin FM to shut down in September after lagging far behind rivals like Ximalaya | South China Morning Post
- Timeline of Meghan Markle Spotify Podcast Drama Now It's Cancelled
- Unapologetic: Being Black and Queer in Podcasting 2023 - YouTube