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Podcasters talking about issues that affect podcast producers. A podcast about podcasting.
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San Francisco, CA

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Podcasters talking about issues that affect podcast producers. A podcast about podcasting.

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English


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121: You Spent How Much on Podcast Gear!!??

12/3/2018
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You can start a podcast on any budget but some want all the latest and greatest gear. How much did you spend on your first podcast setup and did that investment grow over time or did you jump in headfirst and spend like you weren't planning on needing any more gear? Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, Alex Knight, and Ross Brand to discuss podcast gear and podcasting news of the week. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Articles...

Duration:01:41:39

120: Does Pandora Offer Anything New?

11/19/2018
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Pandora is one of the last, big audio platforms to introduce podcasts but do they offer anything new besides another place to list your podcast? Which by the way, would probably be good enough considering the potential exposure to a whole new audience. But still, what's different? And what have they already done wrong? Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, and Dan LeFebvre to discuss Pandora's entry into podcasting and other news, topics and tips. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get...

Duration:01:08:16

119: What Do Your Shownotes Look Like?

11/6/2018
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Do you create shownotes for each episode of your podcast? Where do you post them (website, ID3 tags, RSS tags)? And how do these notes look to your listener? Are your links clickable in a podcast app? Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, and Civilla Morgan to discuss how your shownotes look to your podcast listeners and other podcasting news, topics and tips You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign up, if you'd like to appear on...

Duration:01:05:22

118: Podcast Stats, Charts & Other Confusing Info

10/21/2018
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Where do you get your podcast stats? Do you even look? How often? How much do they matter? And is your show ranked in Apple Podcasts? What does that even mean? Join Ray, Daniel, Paul Colligan, and Anthony Lemos to discuss stats, supposed podcast charts and cheating your way to the top. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign up, if you'd like to appear on a future Round. Thanks and I can't wait to see you at the...

Duration:01:21:18

117: What's Up with Apple Podcasts?

10/8/2018
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Apple is kicking out a lot of podcasters from the Apple Podcasts directory. Why? We let you know how to avoid having your podcast removed. Watch this Round https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkeR1CkhAL0 You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign up, if you'd like to appear on a future Round. Thanks and I can't wait to see you at the Roundtable! Subscribe to Podcasters' Roundtable on YouTube and use the bell icon to set...

Duration:01:14:20

116: Is podcasting too difficult?

9/23/2018
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There are a lot of podcasts in the Apple Podcasts directory and by default, many other directories. But out of more than 500K podcasts, less than 25% of those will publish a new episode this year. So what's wrong? Is podcasting too difficult to maintain? Is it too easy to start? Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, and Andre Lewis to discuss recent stories in the podcasting industry and how they relate to you, a podcast producer. Watch this Round https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkeR1CkhAL0 You can ...

Duration:01:13:53

115: Are There Too Many Podcasts?

8/20/2018
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Depending on where you read the stats, the number of podcasts ranges from ~250K all the way to 2 million! Um, that last one is not correct;) Are we oversaturated with podcasts? Do you feel like there are too many options? Is there room for another podcast about podcasting (insert any niche you prefer). Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, and Josh for a discussion on recent podcasting news stories. Subscribe to PR on https://YouTube.com/podcastersroundtable You can subscribe to the...

Duration:01:19:24

114: Is Radio the Next Wave of Podcasters?

8/6/2018
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With Podcast Movement just completed, what drove a much larger presence by radio producers and as podcasters, why should we care if radio takes up podcasting? Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, Rob Greenlee, and Tyler Stalman to talk about recent podcasting news. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign up, if you'd like to appear on a future Round. Thanks and I can't wait to see you at the Roundtable! Subscribe to...

Duration:01:13:46

113: Are Podcasts More Popular Than Blogs?

7/25/2018
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Have podcasts become more popular than blogs? What happens when you 'boost' a podcast post on facebook to promote your show and what's still wrong with the Google Podcasts App? This and more! Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, Paul Colligan and Jonathan Bloom to talk about recent podcasting news. Subscribe to Podcasters' Roundtable on YouTube and use the bell icon to set notifications so that you know when we're live! Stories from this Round: Ray Ortega Title: The Daily starts being...

Duration:01:02:43

112: Google Podcasts - Everything you need to know

7/2/2018
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Google is giving podcasting another shot and this time I think they got it right! Can your podcast be found in Google Podcasts? Do you know how to make it available? Find out everything you need to know about this new "app" on this special Round! Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, and James Cridland to talk about an app that's only kind of an app that might actually make a huge difference this time. Links Google launch Google Podcasts App Google Podcasts App Google Assistant app on iOSGoogle's...

Duration:01:25:35

111: Will Apple Kick You Out of Apple Podcasts?

6/20/2018
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Apple recently sent out emails to podcast producers letting them know that in the near future, podcast feeds will need to be secure. How will this affect your podcast especially if it's not using a secure RSS feed? Join Ray, Dave, Shawn Thorpe and others to talk secure RSS feeds and other podcasting news stories. Subscribe to Podcasters' Roundtable on YouTube and use the bell icon to set notifications so that you know when we're live! STORIES Ray Ortega Apple will soon require secure...

Duration:01:06:02

110: Are you ignoring half of your audience?

5/18/2018
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Choosing a primary category, when submitting a podcast to Apple, can be difficult if you appeal to multiple audiences. Don't let the first category you choose limit the audience you market your show to. Join Ray, Dave, Michael Kickingbear and Katie Dalebout to talk about your podcast's audience, audio quality, podcasting problems in 2018 and more. Articles discussed: Katie Dalebout Apple Podcast Analytics First month...

Duration:01:09:35

109: Will Google Double the Size of Your Audience?

4/30/2018
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Google is looking to get serious with their podcast strategy (finally) and if they're successful, could we see podcast listenership double current rates? Join Ray, Dave, Jonathan Bloom and Ryan Flaherty to talk about Google's podcast strategy, Quakers who podcast but say nothing, 2018 Edison podcast research/stats and more! Subscribe to Podcasters' Roundtable on YouTube and use the bell icon to set notifications so that you know when we're live!

Duration:01:05:25

108: Should You Ask for Ratings and Reviews?

4/16/2018
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We're trying a new format on the Roundtable today. Each Roundtabler is choosing a couple podcasting news items and we'll discuss. I think you'll find the format very informative. I'm already enjoying the format just reading all the chosen articles! Should be fun, come join us live if you can and join the discussion in the chat! One of the stories I've chosen is about asking for ratings and reviews. "Do podcasters really need to beg for ratings and reviews?" What do ratings and reviews...

Duration:01:22:17

107: Finding New Podcast Subscribers

3/20/2018
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How do you find your audience when you've just started your podcast? You created a show and now you want people to listen and subscribe. But where are the subscribers? How do you get in front of new listeners who would be interested in your content but don't know you exist? Join Ray, Dave, Anne Ganguzza, Clay Groves, and Jonathan Messinger to discuss finding a podcast audience. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign...

Duration:01:28:00

106: Podcast Hardware

1/23/2018
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Beyond a microphone, what other podcasting hardware can you add to your setup? When do you add a new piece of hardware and what will actually make a difference to your sound versus just looking pretty on your desk...cause knobs and LEDs are fun;) Join Ray Ortega, Dave Jackson, and Gary Pearce to discuss podcast hardware. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign up, if you'd like to appear on a future Round. Thanks and I...

Duration:01:23:36

105: What Else Does Podcasting Need?

1/10/2018
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What else does podcasting need in order to grow in 2018? This is not a prediction show. We want to know, as a podcaster, what would you like to see happen in podcasting? What needs to have? What resource, tool, service, event, would you like to see. What do you think will help podcasting as a medium over the next year? Join Ray Ortega, Dave Jackson, Joshua Liston, and Rob Greenlee to discuss what podcasting still needs. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds...

Duration:01:35:36

104: Audio Quality - Good vs Good Enough

12/20/2017
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Determining acceptable audio quality for your podcast - the difference between perfection and good enough. Join Ray Ortega, Dave Jackson, Jane and Tyler Stalman to discuss when good audio is good enough. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign up, if you'd like to appear on a future Round. Thanks and I can't wait to see you at the Roundtable! Subscribe to Podcasters' Roundtable on YouTube and use the bell icon to set...

Duration:01:12:27

103: Podcast Media Hosting 2017/2018

11/21/2017
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We talked about podcast media hosting back in 2013. Has anything changed? Are there any new podcast media hosts that we'd recommend? Join Ray, Daniel, Dave, Chris Nesi and Alex Knight to discuss hosting your podcast media files in 2017/2018. This Round is also available in video on YouTube. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign up, if you'd like to appear on a future Round. Thanks and I can't wait to...

Duration:01:13:20

102: Building on the Success of Your Podcast

10/24/2017
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How would you launch a new podcast as your primary focus today? How would you take the platform you’ve already built to give more energy to your new priority? Join Ray Ortega, Daniel J. Lewis, Dave Jackson, Stuart Yoshida and Brandan Schulze to discuss ways you can leverage something old to launch something new. Also available in video! You can watch now on YouTube. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox automatically. Sign up, if...

Duration:01:12:08