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Feb 9, 2021

Covering iOS beta 14.5 and big changes to Apple Podcasts, a new strategy for promoting our podcast via blog, Stitcher search results, a changing podcast artwork, getting the video of your transcoded audio podcast, data privacy discussion inspired by Tim Cook and stats, this time, mean and median download numbers!

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Quick Episode Summary

  • :13 Intro
  • 3:25 PROMO 1: The Perfect Stool
  • 3:45 Rob and Elsie Convo!
  • Oh wowza! Pretty big change to the Apple Podcasts App in iOS 14.5 beta - the biggest change in quite some time
  • The many ways this change could possibly change so much about what we currently know about Apple Podcasts (speculation on steroids)
  • Should you include episode numbers in the title in Apple Podcasts?
  • 18:44 PROMO 2: In Clear Focus
  • MacBook Air and the keyboard issues!
  • New The Feed strategy going on on the blog
  • The problem with Stitcher search
  • A tip on changing your show artwork
  • How to get the video of your episode audio to crosspost in different audio platforms
  • Oh, oh! VODcasting making a comeback? Ummmmmmmm
  • How can show owners see how many downloads are generated per dedicated/custom tracking URL that they create
  • 46:29 AUDIO FEEDBACK: Pandora issues via Stephane 
  • A quote from Tim Cook on data privacy
  • Why did you leave us?
  • A little perspective time for the Podcast industry
  • Chartable a pretty in depth amount of podcast consumption data!
  • 1:02:14 PROMO 3: Legends from The Pacific
  • 1:02:45 Stats! Mean and median numbers
  • Where are we going?
  • Where have we been?

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Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!

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