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Buzzcast is a roundtable podcast about podcasting from the people at Buzzsprout. We'll cover current events and news, podcast strategy, tools we're using, and dip into the Customer Support mailbag to test our podcasting knowledge. If you want to stay up-to-date on what's working in podcasting, Buzzcast is the show for you. To learn more about what makes Buzzsprout the best place to host your podcast, visit Buzzsprout.com

Buzzcast is a roundtable podcast about podcasting from the people at Buzzsprout. We'll cover current events and news, podcast strategy, tools we're using, and dip into the Customer Support mailbag to test our podcasting knowledge. If you want to stay up-to-date on what's working in podcasting, Buzzcast is the show for you. To learn more about what makes Buzzsprout the best place to host your podcast, visit Buzzsprout.com

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United States

Description:

Buzzcast is a roundtable podcast about podcasting from the people at Buzzsprout. We'll cover current events and news, podcast strategy, tools we're using, and dip into the Customer Support mailbag to test our podcasting knowledge. If you want to stay up-to-date on what's working in podcasting, Buzzcast is the show for you. To learn more about what makes Buzzsprout the best place to host your podcast, visit Buzzsprout.com

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@buzzsprout

Language:

English


Episodes

How serious should podcasters be about Clubhouse? + December Stats (feat. Krystal Proffitt)

1/15/2021
In this episode, Krystal Proffitt from The Proffitt Podcast joins us to discuss the best ways to use Dynamic Content, shifts we noticed in Buzzsprout's December stats, and whether or not Clubhouse is the next big social media platform. Links from today's episode Add Pre-Rolls and Post-Rolls with Dynamic ContentAnnouncing Dynamic Content for All Buzzsprout AccountsBuzzsprout December Stats Review Buzzcast in Podchaser to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:55:05

Dynamic Content is Here + Everything Buzzsprout Did in 2020

1/1/2021
In this episode, we'll dive into Buzzsprout's new Dynamic Content tool and look back at all the projects we rolled out in 2020. Links from today's episode Learn more about Dynamic ContentSubscribe to the Buzzsprout YouTube channel Review Buzzcast in Podchaser to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:49:32

Proven Growth Tactics with Jordan Harbinger

12/25/2020
In this bonus episode, Jordan Harbinger shares his top tips for interviewing guests, growing your podcast, and turning your show into a meaningful side hustle. Links: Watch the conversation on our YouTube channelListen to "The Jordan Harbinger Show"Jordan's mini-course on how to be a great interviewer

Duration:00:55:25

The Top 3 Stories in Podcasting This Year

12/18/2020
In this episode, we discuss the impact the global pandemic has had on podcast creators and listeners, why this year featured more company acquisitions than usual, and why the future is bright for podcast creators with Podcasting 2.0. Join the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook for a chance to join the beta group for our newest feature. Listen to Alban's interview with Colin Gray about podcast growth and marketing strategies on Podcasting Q&A. Check out Podland, a new podcast about...

Duration:00:35:15

Unraveling a Podcast Mystery in Lake Stevens, Washington + What Happened To Apple Podcasts?

12/4/2020
In this episode, we investigate why so many podcasters are seeing downloads from Lake Stevens, discuss the sudden drop in downloads from Apple Podcasts, and answer listener questions from the Buzzsprout Facebook group. Links from this episode: Reply All Podcast - Episode #53 In The DesertBuzzsprout Platform Stats for November 2020Buzzsprout Blog - Podcasting Terms and DefinitionsBuzzsprout Blog - How to Get the Best Sounding Audio for Your PodcastLearn more about Magic Mastering Check out...

Duration:00:38:50

The Average Podcast Episode Gets This Many Downloads in the First 7 Days (feat. Tom Buck)

11/20/2020
In this episode, guest host Tom Buck joins us as we discuss balancing a 9-5 with 3x podcasts AND a YouTube channel, break down the download stats from every active Buzzsprout podcast in October, Apple Podcasts' new embed player, and chat with Listen Notes founder Wenbin Fang on the new Global Rank and Listen Score. Links from this episode: Subscribe to Tom Buck's YouTube channelBuzzsprout Platform Stats for October 2020Apple Embed PlayerListen Notes Check out our new Buzzsprout merch...

Duration:01:03:12

2021 Podcast Predictions + Visual Soundbites Just Got a Whole Lot Better

11/6/2020
In this episode, we discuss our new "one click" Podcast Index submission, custom artwork for Visual Soundbites, an easier way to use custom domains for your Buzzsprout podcast website, and answer listener questions about everything from guest release forms to predicting what will happen in podcasting in 2021. Click here to download a simple guest release form if you want to start using one for your podcast guests. Check out our new Buzzsprout merch store on Cotton Bureau. Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:57:13

The Future of Podcasting with Adam Curry

10/23/2020
In this episode, Adam Curry joins the crew to talk about the origins of podcasting, what's going on with The Podcast Index, and what the future of podcasting looks like for independent creators. Listen to Adam on the No Agenda podcast. Subscribe to the Buzzsprout YouTube channel to watch gear reviews, software tutorials, and podcast strategy videos. Review Buzzcast in Podchaser to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:59:28

Buzzcast Q&A - Fan Question Edition

10/9/2020
In this episode, we answer listener questions gathered from the Buzzsprout Podcast Community Facebook group. (Check the Chapter Markers to jump to a specific question) Email sales@podlp.com if you're interested in running paid ads on PodLP to promote your podcast. Subscribe to the Buzzsprout YouTube channel to watch gear reviews, software tutorials, and podcast strategy videos. Review Buzzcast in Podchaser to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:53:39

Podcasters React to "The Social Dilemma" + IAB Certified Stats

9/25/2020
In this episode, Tom joins us to talk Buzzsprout stats, IAB Certification, adding Transcripts to the RSS Feed, and our reaction to watching "The Social Dilemma" on Netflix. If you're an app developer or podcast host, here's Buzzsprout's spec document for adding Transcripts to the RSS feed. Big shoutout to Brad and Jonathan who do a phenomenal job moderating the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook. Be sure to check out their podcasts! Gay Mystery PodcastHalfwit History Send an email...

Duration:00:45:29

Amazon Podcasts Update + Podcasting's First Open Source Directory

9/11/2020
In this episode, we'll tell you how to test drive Magic Mastering for free on your next episode, Alban gives us an update on Amazon Podcasts, and we discuss the value of the newly launched Podcast Index for the future of podcasting. Watch Alban's breakdown of the Amazon Podcasts launch on the Buzzsprout YouTube channel. The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory and Mal - Episode 375 | "View from the SPOT" (Start at around 64 minutes) Send an email to support@buzzsprout.com to let us know which...

Duration:00:45:59

Find Out If You're In The Top 50% Of Buzzsprout Podcasts

8/28/2020
In this episode, Tom Rossi (co-founder at Buzzsprout) joins us to talk about the new Visual Soundbite feature and help breakdown how many downloads the average podcaster in Buzzsprout gets in 2020. Total number of downloads in the last 30 days Top Podcast Apps Top Devices Subscribe to the Buzzsprout YouTube channel to watch gear reviews, software tutorials, and podcast strategy videos. Review Buzzcast in Podchaser to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:43:33

Spotify Finally Fixed Your Show Notes + Buzzsprout's Custom Brand Mentions

8/14/2020
In this episode, Krystal Proffitt joins us to discuss the newest long distance recording solution, Spotify's change of heart regarding formatted show notes, and Amazon's new podcast directory. Check out AvantLink to find affiliate programs for your podcast and use the Brand Mention feature in Buzzsprout to easily add affiliate links to your episode show notes. Send an email to support@buzzsprout.com and let us know how you'd like us to intro the next episode of Buzzcast. Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:46:55

BONUS - 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started a Podcast

8/13/2020
Enjoy this bonus podcast episode where we went back through the Podcasting Q&A and 5 Minute Mondays archives to find the top 10 things we wish we knew before starting a podcast. 10 Tips (Check the Chapter Markers for time stamps)

Duration:00:12:34

3x Ways to Monetize Your Podcast with Buzzsprout

7/31/2020
In this episode, we'll recap several new features that just rolled out to all Buzzsprout users including Achievements in your Stats and the new Monetization section. Special thanks to Anna Jaworski, host of Heart to Heart with Anna, for providing our opening topic for this episode. Send an email to support@buzzsprout.com to let us know how you'd like us to intro the next episode of Buzzcast. Podcast Recommendations: NavalDitheringCreating a Brand Here's the video Alban mentions in the...

Duration:00:40:19

Spotify Introduces Podcast Charts + Stitcher Sells For $325 Million

7/17/2020
In this episode, we'll discuss this week's big acquisition, Spotify's new podcast charts, and the ADA compliance lawsuit filed against Gimlet Media for failing to provide closed captions or transcripts of their podcasts. Send an email to support@buzzsprout.com and let us know how you'd like us to intro the next episode of Buzzcast. Check out how easy it is to add transcripts to your podcast in Buzzsprout. Articles referenced in this episode: SiriusXM to Acquire Podcast Platform Stitcher...

Duration:00:39:07

India's Newest Podcast App + Magic Mastering Update!

7/3/2020
In this episode, we'll discuss India's newest podcast app PodLP, dive into Pandora's quirky stats package, chat about the importance of podcast transcripts, and explain how you can add chapter markers to your episodes in Buzzsprout. Submit your podcast to PodLP Learn more about Magic Mastering and what it can do for your podcast's audio quality. Articles referenced in this episode: Podcast transcripts: who's in control?Pandora for Podcasters Introduces New Podcast Analytics Features for...

Duration:00:37:28

SiriusXM Buys A Podcast Host, Spotify Signs Kim Kardashian, and Ximalaya Threatens Chinese Podcasters

6/19/2020
In this episode, we weigh the pros and cons of the new Podhero app (will it actually help podcasters make more money?) and work our way through the recent spate of podcast company acquisitions to discuss their impact on independent podcast creators. Check out Rabbit Hole, our new favorite podcast at Buzzsprout HQ. Articles referenced in this episode: Meet Podhero - The Easiest Way to Support Podcast CreatorsYouGov - How many Americans are willing to pay for podcasts?SiriusXM Acquires A...

Duration:00:45:31

Amazon Podcasts? + Buzzsprout's New Descript Integration

6/5/2020
In this episode, we announce the five winners of our Buzzsprout Podcast Community 10k Member contest, discuss Buzzsprout's new Descript integration, sit down for a chat with Heather from Descript, and ponder why Amazon is considering getting into the podcast game. Check out our full Descript review and walk-through. 10k Facebook Group Winners: We're Here For The BoosThe Fandom EffectMovie Probe: With Stewart and MartinWrestleSoapTopiaProfessional Use Only Podcast Join the Buzzsprout...

Duration:00:56:32

Joe Rogan Moves To Spotify (And What It Means For Independent Podcasters)

5/22/2020
In this episode, we do a deep dive into the bombshell that Joe Rogan will soon be exclusively available on Spotify, what worries us about Podcast Addict getting kicked out of the Google Play store, the new Buzzsprout Transcripts feature, and some of our favorite podcasting tools for taking your show to the next level. Read the official press release put out by Spotify and Joe Rogan about the new $100 Million deal. Watch Travis' session from the Outlier Podcast Festival on the Buzzsprout...

Duration:00:58:25