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

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English


Episodes

127: Podcast Myths

3/18/2019
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Do Apple Podcasts ratings and reviews move your podcast up the ‘charts?' Can you use copyrighted music as long as it’s only a few seconds? Is YouTube is a bad place to put your podcast? Some of these you've heard, some of these you think are correct but what's the truth? Join this Round to bust or confirm some of the most common podcasting myths. Myths! 2:15 Apple Podcasts Ratings and Reviews Move Your Podcast Up the Charts 8:00 You Can Use Copyrighted Music if it’s Only a Few...

Duration:01:11:03

126: Are You Feeling Burned Out?

2/24/2019
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Have you podfaded, feeling like you're close or maybe wish you could take a break? Starting a podcast is not the hardest part, keeping going is. How do we deal with the constant grind of content production? Join Ray, Dave, and Bandrew (aka Podcastage) who is currently dealing with how to balance life, work, and content production. We'll discuss dealing with burnout as well as producing content for multiple platforms (podcasts, YouTube, etc.). Sign up to appear on the Roundtable:...

Duration:01:09:08

125: Is Your Podcast Launch Freaking You Out? Chill Out.

2/5/2019
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Join Ray, Dave, Ginger Wiseman, and Emily Prokop to discuss podcast 'launches' (do they matter?), podcast artwork, how important is it, and more ways that tech is trying to 'solve' discovery. Podcasters' Roundtable on YouTube

Duration:01:22:04

124: You Make Podcasts, So What. What Else You Got??

1/21/2019
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You have a podcast, that's probably why you're watching the Roundtable and you've probably recorded a bunch of episodes but do you create any other content to support your podcast? Join Ray, Dave, Jamie Eads, and Jessica Kupferman to discuss other ways to grow your podcast through content creation (e.g. should you be blogging too?). We'll also discuss news and stories in the podcasting space. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to your inbox...

Duration:01:04:16

123: How do you find more listeners in 2019?

1/7/2019
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Many podcasters will complain that 'the system' as it exists doesn't do enough to help grow their show. That they can't gain enough of an audience because they are locked out of the top charts or not part of a big network, but is that true? Is there more you could be doing for yourself to grow your show? Likely, yes. Join Ray, Dave, Evo Terra and Natalie Torres to discuss podcast audience growth, podcast networks, and more podcasting news and stories. You can subscribe to the episode...

Duration:01:23:41

122: Is There Any Hope for Google Podcasts?

12/17/2018
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Google's latest entry into the podcast market, Google Podcasts, isn't converting the number of Android listeners we'd hoped. Or is it? Have you used it? What can we do to get more people using Google Podcasts and if we're not successful, do you think Google will pull the plug...once again? Join Ray, Dave, Daniel, Paul Colligan, and John Wilkerson to discuss the Google Podcast directory and other podcasting news. You can subscribe to the episode mailing list to get new Rounds delivered to...

Duration:01:18:25

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 a...

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 episode...

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 Podcasters'...

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