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Buzzcast is a roundtable discussion about podcasting from the people at Buzzsprout. We'll cover current events and news, podcast strategy, tools we are 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.

Buzzcast is a roundtable discussion about podcasting from the people at Buzzsprout. We'll cover current events and news, podcast strategy, tools we are 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.

Location:

United States

Description:

Buzzcast is a roundtable discussion about podcasting from the people at Buzzsprout. We'll cover current events and news, podcast strategy, tools we are 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.

Twitter:

@buzzsprout

Language:

English


Episodes

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Metaverse

6/24/2022
In this episode, the hosts share news of a new Buzzsprout feature, and discuss the Apple Podcasts search function, QR codes, AI tech in podcasting, and podcasts in the metaverse. Buzzsprout Share Page This page contains all of your directory links and social media channels. This way followers can easily listen through their favorite podcasting app! https://www.buzzsprout.com/help/94-sharing-your-podcast Apple Podcasts Search Apple Podcasts discloses how their search in the app works &...

Duration:01:14:45

The Great Splatter Debate

6/9/2022
In this episode, the hosts get in a heated debate about the speckled design on the new Focusrite Vocaster, discuss podcast NFTs, speculate over the most recent announcements from Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, and a listener's theory might be the solution to the decline of podcast ratings. Podcast NFTs If you're curious about the sea-themed audio NFT website we discuss, check it out here (buyer beware): https://podfriends.io To hear the ReplyAll NFT, listen to their episode "#185...

Duration:01:05:58

Do We Need To Mark This Explicit? with Jonathan Swenson

5/26/2022
While Alban and Kevin are off to the Podcast Show in London, Jordan has Buzzsprout Facebook Group Moderator, Jonathan Swenson, on the show. In this episode, the hosts discuss the new Buzzsprout Ads rollout, the announcement of Apple Podcasts Delegated Delivery integration, Spotify's newest mishaps, the very sexy RØDECaster Pro II, and play a friendly game of Poddle. Thanks to Jonathan Swenson for guesting on this episode! You can find his podcasts here: Halfwit...

Duration:00:45:33

Buzzsprout Ads Have Arrived!

5/23/2022
In this bonus episode, Alban & Kevin announce Buzzsprout's latest feature: Buzzsprout Ads, and go into detail about how it works & its game-changing effect on podcast monetization. For more info about Buzzsprout Ads: https://www.buzzsprout.com/help/175-buzzsprout-ads This episode of Buzzcast is hosted by Alban Brooke @albanbrooke and Kevin Finn @kfinn. Thanks for listening & keep podcasting! Socialette: Online Business Podcast A bite-sized podcast to help you build the online business...

Duration:00:32:23

Best Podcast Ever! (3 Stars) + Industry Insights with Tom Webster

5/13/2022
In this episode, the hosts get fact-checked about Apple Podcasts episode artwork, discuss the new IAB Podcast Ad Revenue Study, and argue that it's not podcasts, but the listeners, that are the problem when it comes to ratings. Tom Webster also drops in to share some exciting news & actionable insights for the indie podcaster. Conan Shares His Theory About “The Daily” Podcast | Conan O’Brien Needs a...

Duration:00:56:34

Meanwhile, in the Land of "Who Cares?"

4/29/2022
In this episode, we reveal the new cohost of Buzzcast, chat about podcast merch, the pros and cons of premium podcast subscriptions, the death of live audio, and answer some Buzzsprout Facebook Community Questions. Links from this episode: How To Start A Podcast (The Podcast)Buzzsprout Cotton Bureau MerchApple Podcast: Prepare for annual subscriptioin plansApple Podcast: New listening reports for subscriptionsFacebook is pulling back from its foray into podcastingSpotify axes its Spotify...

Duration:01:01:16

Alban's Conspiracy Episode with Arielle Nissenblatt

4/15/2022
Welcome Arielle Nissenblatt Follow up Spotify's Explainer on TikTokFollower NumbersTopics Spotify is promoting fake music artistsBuzzsprout Platform Stats3,994 795 335 93 30How do Apple Podcasts charts work?WNYC built a bot to get their shows into Apple PodcastsSocialette: Online Business Podcast A bite-sized podcast to help you build the online business of your dreams. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Save Her Seat — A podcast by Females Who Side Hustle Your seat at the table...

Duration:00:56:38

Every Big Update from Podcast Movement Evolutions with Sam Sethi

4/1/2022
In this episode, Sam Sethi (cohost of PodLand News) joins the crew to break down all the big announcements at Podcast Movement Evolutions from the rise of TikTok for podcast discoverability to new updates from YouTube, Twitter, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts. Learn everything you need to know on this week's episode of Buzzcast! Special BuzzBoost Shoutouts to Ross, Kyrin, Carol, Dave, and Kyle for supporting the show. If you'd like us to drop a Podcast Promo for your show into a future episode...

Duration:01:09:31

YouTube Starts Paying for Podcast Content + The Ethics of Spamming Podcasters

3/18/2022
In this episode, Jordan Blair joins the crew to discuss several innovative audio apps, why YouTube is paying podcasters to create video content, Apple Podcasts' newest feature, and why companies are sending spam emails to podcasters. Special BuzzBoost Shoutouts to Kyrin, Dave, and Andy for supporting the show. Be sure to check out Jordan's podcast Dreamful on your favorite podcast listening app. Links from this episode: Racket launches an app for 99-second micro podcastsRun the airwaves...

Duration:00:55:50

Twitter Podcasts Leaks + How to Start a Podcast in 2022

3/4/2022
In this episode, the crew discusses Alban's TikTok stardom, some indie podcast apps that are on the rise, and what we think of Twitter jumping into podcasts. Special BuzzBoost Shoutouts to Kyrin, Dave, Chris, Nick, and Eric for supporting the show. Links from this episode: In Defense of Third-Party Podcast SolutionsHow to Start a PodcastFollow Buzzsprout on TikTokgoing viral on TikTokSubmit your Fiction podcast to Apollo Socialette: Online Business Podcast A bite-sized podcast to help...

Duration:00:49:04

Apple Clarifies the New and Noteworthy Section + How to Earn Cryptocurrency From Your Listeners (and maybe a little Spotify news)

2/18/2022
In this episode, the crew discusses Spotify's recent murders and acquisitions (*sorry* mergers and acquisitions), how to submit your show to be featured in Apple Podcasts, and why streaming cryptocurrency to your favorite podcaster may be the future of monetization. Shoutouts to Dave Jones at Podcast Index and Kyrin from the Mere Mortals podcast for sending us our first Satoshis! Value 4 Value: See which podcasts support "value 4 value"Download Castamatic DM Kevin on TwitterUse CashApp's...

Duration:00:52:51

Joe Rogan, Misinformation, and Spotify

2/4/2022
Note: This episode was recorded on Wednesday, February 2nd so we only address the controversy around covid misinformation in the Joe Rogan Experience. Since then there have been additional controversies about racist comments resulting in many episodes of the Joe Rogan Experience being removed from Spotify. ------------- In this episode, the crew discusses Apple Podcasts' resurgence in Buzzsprout's Global Stats, what's going on over at Spotify, and what it takes to make podcasting a...

Duration:00:48:09

Monetization for the Rest of Us + Designing Our Dream Podcast Microphone

1/21/2022
In this episode, the crew discusses Riverside's new Android app, Travis' propensity to leave Apple Podcasts reviews on his own shows, how the landscape of podcast monetization is shifting, and what features we'd include in our dream podcast microphone.

Duration:00:55:32

Spotify Adds Ratings + 2022 Podcast Predictions

1/7/2022
In this episode, the crew discusses Spotify's new podcast ratings, how to start a successful podcast in 2022, and what we predict will totally happen in the podcasting industry this year. Links from this episode: HTSAP Audio PodcastHTSAP VideoBuzzsprout CourseNext Level Tools to Power Up Your Podcast7x Tips to Avoid PODFADE in 2022Mic giveaway post

Duration:01:00:46

Are Podcast Ads Changing Forever? + How to Make Your Own Podcast Directory

12/17/2021
In this episode, the crew discusses our holiday plans, new features that were just introduced inside of Buzzsprout, the future of the podcast advertising ecosystem, and how to create a podcast directory as a marketing strategy for your show. Check out the totally legit bios written using the new host/co-host feature for each of us on the official Buzzcast website. Links from this episode: Add host & co-host information to your Buzzsprout siteSay goodbye to your favorite podcast promo...

Duration:00:49:33

Is YouTube Podcasts Imminent?

12/3/2021
In this episode, the crew discusses the Buzzsprout global stats for November, the rumor mill surrounding YouTube's potential push into podcasting, and what the new Infrastructure Bill passed by Congress means for value4value monetization. Links from this episode: Buzzsprout's Global Stats for NovemberMythbusting: are downloads from 'AppleCoreMedia' mostly from Apple Podcasts?How to do value4value and earn Bitcoin from your podcast

Duration:00:50:18

Launch Your Podcasting Career with Twila Dang

11/26/2021
Twila Dang, founder of Matriarch Digital Media, shares her journey of transitioning from radio to podcasting, why it's important to dream big, and some things you should know before joining a podcast network. Check out Matriarch Digital Media and follow Twila on Twitter

Duration:01:07:51

80 Pro Podcasting Tips + When To Monetize Your Podcast

11/19/2021
In this episode, the crew breaks down Instagram's new Link Sticker, Alban gives us an update on the Facebook Podcasts rollout, and we share our favorite tips and strategies from our most recent blog post. Links from this episode: 80 Podcasting Tips to Start a Successful PodcastHow to make your mic sound BETTERCan a Samson Q2U sound like a Shure SM7B?When should you monetize your podcast?

Duration:00:38:42

Spotify Launches Video Podcasts + Facebook Podcasts Stats and Submission Process

11/5/2021
In this episode, the crew reminisces on the origins of the Buzzsprout YouTube channel, we discuss several updates to Facebook Podcasts (Google Podcasts), Spotify introducing video podcasts, and reveal the podcast setups that each person uses to record Buzzcast. YouTube videos we mention: Rode PodMic vs Audio-Technica ATR2100Best Podcast Microphones Under $100How to Start a Podcast: The Step-by-Step Guide [2021] Boom Arms we mention: PSA 1PSA 1+Blue CompassGator FrameworksOC White with...

Duration:00:59:00

Why Apple Podcasts Automatically Downloads Your Episodes

10/22/2021
In this episode, the crew recaps our trip to ShePodcasts Live, Apple's new article detailing how auto downloads work in Apple Podcasts, and Eric Nuzum's article with relevant tips for indie podcasters. Links from this episode: Automatic Downloads on Apple PodcastsFive Pieces of Advice for Those Interested in PodcastingThe Audio Insurgent Support these Buzzsprout podcasts: Marked Safe: A Disaster PodcastEclectic Stories of the ParanormalPNW Haunts & Homicides Review Buzzcast in Podchaser...

Duration:00:43:24