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Jun 27, 2015

Our 50th/2 year anniversary episode is coming up! Send us audio feedback! thefeed@libsyn.com, Speakpipe or call 1-412-573-1934

Win a ticket to the Podcast Movement by leaving us an iTunes review or sending us feedback for our 50th episode! Yeay!

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :12
  • Promo 1: The Wise Idiots Podcast 1:45
  • On the Libsyn Blog! 2:14
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast! Fix It Home Improvement with Jacy and Cindy 4:47
  • Promo 2: Boss Free Society 9:17
  • How we feature YOU 9:47
  • Promo 3: Under The Dome 10:46
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 11:19
    • iTunes started supporting podcasting 10 years ago!
    • The BIG podcasting news - can anybody guess? It has to do with a garage
    • The inside stat scoop of the Maron and President episode - you have not gotten THIS kind of detail anywhere #statastic
    • Why a podcast was the ultimate choice
    • Holy catz! There’s a bug in iTunes! Don’t freak out
    • WNYC has announced a Podcast Accelerator - are you in?
    • Oh geez, more troubles for the poor Windows Mobile 8 podcast consumer peeps.
    • A bit more insight and very interesting hardware for podcasting all in the same room
    • It looks like podcasting from the Apple Watch is a thing - or not.
    • Wireless mics for doing interviews on the go via Alan Misner 46:16
    • Feedback - all about promos! That’s the most we’ve ever gotten
    • Kevin Bachelder 50:23
    • JD Sutter 53:29
    • Joshua Liston 54:56
    • Joe Saul-Sehy 59:48
    • Stats on general trends in listenership
    • App stats and common practices
    • Best article Rob has ever seen on Medium with regards to Podcasting
    • What company created out app? And all kinds of crazy stats on where are listeners are coming from #statastic
    • Um - STATS TIME!!!
    • How YOU can win a ticket to Podcast Movement!

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Jun 13, 2015

Call the show! 1-412-573-1934, email thefeed@libsyn.com OR Speakpipe!

 

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :12
  • Promo 1: Dress Code Cracker 1:47
  • On the Libsyn Blog! 2:19
  • Promo 2: If You Like 4:36
  • How we feature YOU 5:06
  • Promo 3: The Acting Income Podcast 6:10
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 6:39
    • What should we do for our 50th episode? Y’all need to let us know!
    • Apple is making some changes to how they deal with support issues - podcasts@apple.com is DEAD.
    • Lots of feedback for recording in one room!
    • Nobilis's feedback. 19:09
    • Craig’s feedback. 13:29
    • Yahoo Pipes so so sad, going away in September.
    • The story about your show slugs - and if you wanna get them back.
    • A Spotify questions from a basement in Tulsa. 25:47
    • Spotify is not just about the biggies - but also about the little guy - some feedback from Jeffrey. 27:05
    • More on the discovery problem, which Rob loves to discuss.
    • We get some feedback all about the format of our show - so what do you guys think? Nobilis feedback #2. 42:37
    • Was there something going on with stats from February to April?
    • Very interesting medium and average analyzation via Rob.

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Here’s the First Libsyn Podcasting Quick Start Webinar!

All you lovely podcasters that have buddies or acquaintances that are looking to start a podcast share this link!

A Podcast Quickstart from Libsyn!

Tell your friends if they wanna start a podcast!

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The bagpipe music used was under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0. The music is Amazing Grace (played on medieval bagpipe; not GHB) by hellcreature


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May 30, 2015

Give us feedback! thefeed@libsyn.com 1-412-573-1934 or Speakpipe!

 

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :12
  • Promo 1: Podcast Dojo 1:33
  • On the Libsyn Blog! 1:58
  • Promo 2: A Writer’s Life 3:47
  • How we feature YOU 4:22
  • Promo 3: The Jock and Nerd Podcast 5:23
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 5:53
    • Have you updated Skype lately? You should!
    • Adding Google Analytics to the new Libsyn Podcast Templates
    • More on enhance podcasts - via your feedback
    • So how do you record people in the same room? Question from Stephanie! 13:07
    • If you have cash to burn to advertise your podcast - we let you know our thoughts
    • Our detailed post-production workflow
    • Have we heard of The Association & Media Publishing?
    • You’ll get exactly what to send to Rob so he takes you with him to all the conferences
    • So Apps, what’s the minimum amount of downloads you should get before getting an app?
    • Rob thanks Leo Laporte, and it’s not what you think
    • Spreaker stats in Libsyn discussed
    • The Spotify clarification segment begins!
    • There is a whole social media platform just for podcasters, how about that?

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May 20, 2015

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Our big announcement!
  • Rob reads the one-sheet that Spotify sent to their partners - and we’re one of the partners!
  • 2:39 What does this mean to you as a Libsyn user? You have a Spotify destination that’s how.
  • A little back story on the relationship.
  • 3:38 How will this work with Spotify?
    • This is all about how you will get your stats and all that stuff
  • 4:20 This is only the initial launch, available to about 1% of Spotify customers in only a few countries - this will change.
  • 4:38 This is about a growth opportunity, this is not a monetization opportunity.
  • 4:55 If you are someone that says: “hey! I want my content to be out there on a platform that has 70 million users” then this is for you.
  • 7:54 Spotify has a podcasting team!
  • 8:30 How will you add your podcast to be available in Spotify once all the stats are worked out? Rob does a quick verbal walkthrough.
  • 10:28 RE-cap

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May 16, 2015

email your feedback to thefeed@libsyn.com. Call the show 1-412-573-1034 or Speakpipe!

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :12
  • Promo 1: That’s A Holiday 1:17
  • On the Libsyn Blog! 1:46
  • Promo 2: Women of Substance 3:38
  • How we feature YOU 4:21
  • Promo 3: Podcaster’s Unite Directory 5:00
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 6:10
    • We’ve got the TuneIn hook-up! Rob shares all the deets.
    • Audio/microphone feedback via Jorge Fernandez 9:01
    • The Ringr App is now available for Android!
    • Dealing with broken popularity in iTunes via audio feedback from Rich. 13:54
    • Ooooh! A question about enhanced podcasts!
    • We dive briefly into clean itunes tags do to double voice feedback. 26:00 and 28:53
    • A cool service for free transcription.
    • We chat about Clammr! Elsie has a mini podcast :)
    • We go over the PEW research report that was released this week - all about podcasting.
    • The latest podcasting stats - are you ready for these?

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May 2, 2015

Please send you feedback to thefeed@libsyn.com, call 1-412-573-1934 or Speakpipe

 

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :12
  • Promo 1: Window To The Magic 3:19
  • On the Libsyn Blog! 4:13
  • Promo 2: XJ Talk Show8:28
  • How we feature YOU 8:58
  • Katie from Brain Burps About Books 9:38
  • Todd from the Goldbergs Podcast 14:36
  • Need artwork? Here’s an offering from Lillian! 20:23
  • Promo 3: Food Non-fiction 21:27
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 21:55
    • What in the world is going on with all the podcasts.com stuff???
    • Question from Jacy all about the word a.s.s.
    • What are the most awesome iOS podcast apps? Hat tip to Kevin Bachelder.
    • Brad from the The Civil Aviation Daily Occurrence Reporting System Podcast asks about where and what to use for your podcasts community.
    • Getting iTunes reviews from other countries? feedback via The Mad Humanist 43:50
    • Are your downloads real? Asks Rob from the Generation X-Wing Podcast.
    • Libsyn love after leaving Libsyn! Cool stuff.
    • More scripting and workflow information - all about sounding natural.
    • Overall podcasting stats for the month of March!
    • Family plug! Find out about Elsie’s brother.

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Apr 25, 2015

Leave us some feedback! thefeed@libsyn.com or 1-412-573-1934 or Speakpipe!

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro 12:02
  • Promo 1: The Martial Arts Nation Podcast 3:10
  • Rockin’ Libsyn Podcaster Pilar Orti 4:08
  • Katie from Brain Burps About Books shares her podcasting hacks! 7:03
  • Promo 2: The Ingles Podcast 11:52
  • How we feature YOU 12:25
  • Promo 3: Voice-Over Journey 15:11
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 15:40
    • Rob’s excitement over his upcoming Apple Watch.
    • Ding dong the podcast patent is dead and we tell you all about it!
    • Yeay Serial won a Peabody Award!
    • FYI iTunes does NOT update ASAP.
    • Great feedback from a Libsyn user at meeting us at NMX!
    • Wayne has something to share with us about NMX. 28:00
    • Rob’s experience at New Media Expo.
    • The story about Rob’s epic session.
    • Video podcasting is NOT as popular as we ALL thought aka surprising stats about video podcasting.
    • Elsie’s experience at New Media Expo - we start with the sessions.
    • Social Media at live events aka IRL is NOT social.
    • A bit of Elsie’s workflow to prepare for covering a conference via social media.
    • We showcased you on our booth and people LOVED it.
    • How to make NMX better.
    • And then, the discussion moves onto the Podcast Awards.
    • The Podcast Awards Winners!
    • You should never have to pay to be part of an awards show.
    • Rob’s super cool podcaster microphone finds from NAB. 1:06:50 and 1:08:41
    • Someone wants to sit down and edit a podcast episode with you. Should you? Rob goes off - a bit.

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Apr 4, 2015

How about your feedback? Email thefeed@libsyn.com OR Speakpipe OR 1-412-573-1934

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :15
  • Promo 1: The Angry Chimp Podcast 2:06
  • On the Libsyn Blog 2:37
  • Promo 2: Grocery Shop For Free Podcast 3:46
  • How we feature YOU 4:13
  • Cool new place to post your podcasting meet-ups! 6:36
  • Promo 3: France Travel Podcast 7:51
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 8:36
    • Rob needs a new mixer
    • Apple has updated their specs page for podcast artwork
    • Update on the EFF ruling about the patent troll
    • Audacity just released a new version: 2.1.0.
    • Frustration with yucky shownotes strategy in the Podcasts App.
    • Podcast Movement announce two new inductees into the Podcasters Hall of Fame.
    • Can audio ever be viral? Should it be?
    • How to script an episode so that it doesn’t sound like you’ve scripted an episode?
    • The latest STATS STATS and more PODCASTING STATS!

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Mar 21, 2015

Feedback yo! thefeed@libsyn.com, 1-412-573-1934 or SpeakPipe

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Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :13
  • Promo 1: Get Social Health 2:05
  • On the Libsyn Blog 3:12
  • Promo 2: This Week in Heresy 5:43
  • How we feature YOU 6:09
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: Talking Rubbish With Eric And Stacey 7:30
  • Promo 3: The Tony and Josh show 12:52
  • Answer for possible Pamela recording solution from Dave Jackson 14:22
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 15:36
    • Holy wow! iTunes went down!
    • Interesting find about the iTunes algorithm - wanna try it?
    • A bit of an iTunes review exchange rant.
    • And a bit of a proper Twitter etiquette rant.
    • Rob has his possible perfect podcasting solution.
    • Happy Anniversary Keith and The Girl! And awesome feature on the Village Voice.
    • Can we get Speakpipe integration in the apps? (audio feedback) 39:32
    • Can we get Swedish speaker stats? (audio feedback) 39:32
    • Ok, so sharing your direct MP3 link in Twitter is like dark chocolate. 44:16
    • Get the scoop on a podcaster that leveraged his nomination for the Podcast Awards and got some super cool press. 47:18
    • Some examples of podcasters using Blogger.
    • Breaking down the main user agents you need to know (technology in your stats.)
    • January podcasting stats! Mean and median updated for your obsessive pleasure.
    • Where have Elsie and Rob been and where we will be.

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PODCASTERS using Blogger * The Deadshow * Audio Theater Central * The Mousecastle Lounge * The Sibling Rivalry * The Recoveredcast

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Mar 7, 2015

Your feedback! 1-412-573-1934 or email thefeed@libsyn.com

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Intro :13
  • Promo 1: Masks, Monsters, and a Metalhead Podcast 2:21
  • On the Libsyn Blog 2:52
  • Promo 2: New Mommy Media 5:09
  • How we feature YOU 5:38
  • Audio Podcast Luminary: Kevin Bachelder 7:21
  • Promo 3: The Tony and Josh show 15:23
  • Rob and Elsie Conversation 15:52
    • The history of the Podcast Box
    • There IS an update to Feedburner, feed size has increased - hat tip to Daniel Lewis.
    • Podcast Awards nominees have been announced and voting is open!
    • You own podcast app can have a strong impact on your show!
    • Hey! Check out our Libsyn listing for NMX.
    • The first two inductees to the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame are announced.
    • How do you get your show into iTunes in other countries other than your own? The answer might surprise you.
    • We need your help - how to fix issues with Pamela with three people on a Skype call. 37:32
    • Rob has updated the Podcast of Directories and you can be a part of it.
    • Edison Research’s Infinite Dial is out and we break it down for podcasting data gems.

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HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!

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If you dug this episode head on over to iTunes and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe!

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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)
  • Call 412 573 1934
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