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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, check out 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, check out 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, check out Buzzsprout.com

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@buzzsprout

Language:

English


Episodes

It's a Buzzcast Takeover!

6/4/2021
Get ready for a Buzzcast takeover! In this episode, Krystal + Jordan + Kerry Ann hijack Buzzcast from the guys to give their take on podcasting. Topics Discussed: Links from today's episode Link to see the Buzzcast video version on YouTubeThe top 3 podcasting platforms from Tom Webster's presentation (Airship One Conference)The Verge: Apple delays Podcasts subscriptions to JuneIf you like this episode or want to see more like it, be sure let us know in the Buzzsprout Facebook...

Duration:00:43:20

Is Clubhouse Dead? + Apple Podcasts Update

5/21/2021
In this episode we discuss three brand new features you can find in your Buzzsprout account, an update on Apple Podcasts Connect and the buggy app rollout, and reminisce on the good ol' days when Clubhouse was a thing. Links from today's episode See every new feature Buzzsprout has added recentlyWatch Alban's interview with Katie Piper from CanvaLearn about the new Canva artwork integrationWatch our Apple Podcasts Announcements PlaylistClubhouse users on the decline Review Buzzcast in...

Duration:00:48:18

How I Built This: Buzzsprout

5/10/2021
In this special edition of Buzzcast, hear from Buzzsprout's cofounders Tom and Kevin as they recount how the company was first started, important decisions that shaped the culture at Buzzsprout, and why the future is bright for podcasting. Special shoutout to the podcast that inspired the format for this week's special episode, "How I Built This with Guy Raz." Join us inside the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook to let us know if we should do more fun episodes like this in the...

Duration:00:42:22

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions + Facebook Copying Clubhouse?

4/23/2021
In this episode we break down all the announcements about Apple Podcasts and discuss Facebook's new venture into the world of social audio. [WARNING] Don't log in to Podcast Connect as there have been recent reports of people's shows being inadvertently removed from Apple Podcasts. We expect this bug to get fixed in the coming days. Links from today's episode Apple Podcasts for CreatorsCreate a Paid or Freemium PodcastCreate a Channel in Apple PodcastsFacebook pivots to audio Review...

Duration:01:05:29

How to become a Full-Time Podcaster with Courtney Fretwell

4/16/2021
Buzzsprout podcaster Courtney Fretwell shares her journey of leaving her job in criminal justice to pursue podcasting full-time. Listen to Courtney's Podcast, "Forensic Tales" Links from this interview: How to take a break from your podcastPatreonTeepublicPodcornPower Up Podcasting Course Review Buzzcast in Podchaser or Apple Podcasts to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:40:20

Spotify just passed Apple Podcasts (and why it matters)

4/9/2021
In this episode we break down the Buzzsprout global stats from March (hint: Spotify is the new #1 app), discuss Podcorn's recent acquisition, and have some fun with a 3D podcast audience graph. Check out Buzzsprout's Global Stats for March 2021 and see what else Buzzcast listeners are subscribed to. Other links from today's episode Alban's interview with Agnes KozeraPodcorn Review and WalkthroughRephonic's Podcast Audience GraphSubscribe to the Buzzsprout YouTube channel Review Buzzcast...

Duration:00:36:50

How to Succeed in Podcasting with Pat Flynn

4/2/2021
In this bonus episode, Pat Flynn shares his top tips for creating a successful podcast, building a tribe of Superfans, and how to monetize with a small audience. More resources from Pat: "Power Up Podcasting""Superfans"Smart Passive Income PodcastPat Flynn's YouTube Channel Review Buzzcast in Podchaser or Apple Podcasts to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:01:01:53

Big changes coming to Apple Podcasts and Spotify?

3/26/2021
In this episode, we discuss Apple Podcasts crossing 2 Million shows, the rumor mill on upcoming changes to both Apple Podcasts and Spotify, and dig into some listener questions Links from today's episode Apply to work at Buzzsprout Review Buzzcast in Podchaser or Apple Podcasts to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:52:21

How to Get Sponsors with Agnes Kozera

3/19/2021
In this bonus episode, Agnes Kozera (co-founder of FameBit and Podcorn) shares her top tips for how to pitch your podcast to brands and pricing your show. Sign up for Podcorn and start securing sponsorships for your show today. Review Buzzcast in Podchaser or Apple Podcasts to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:37:37

Dynamic Descriptions + Making an NPR Podcast in Just 3 Days

3/12/2021
In this episode, Alban shares his top tips for running an event on Clubhouse, we discuss the newest Buzzsprout features, dive into Apple's decision to abandon "subscribers," and Travis explains what went into creating the last episode of Buzzcast in only 3 days. If you haven't listened to the last episode of Buzzcast, be sure to check out "The Day Podcasts Stopped." New features from Buzzsprout Daily Downloads Links from today's episode Apple Podcasts to stop using...

Duration:00:53:03

The Day Podcasts Stopped

2/26/2021
Go behind the scenes of the first DDoS cyber attack in Buzzsprout's history and learn what we're doing to prevent outages like these moving forward. Read the full DDoS Technical Post-Mortem Report on our Blog Charities we supported: Feeding TexasFront StepsProject Vesta Special thanks to: "Darknet Diaries""Dreamful" Review Buzzcast in Podchaser or Apple Podcasts to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:00:30:01

How to Start a Podcast in 2021 + Buzzsprout's New Import Stats Tool

2/12/2021
In this episode, we'll share behind the scenes stories from our latest YouTube video, discuss our thoughts on Vurbl's questionable marketing strategy, breakdown Buzzsprout's global podcast stats for January, and dive into some new features we just rolled out into Buzzsprout. Share our video "How to Start a Podcast in 2021" on your social media, blog, email newsletter, or podcast for a shoutout in the next episode of Buzzcast. Just take a screenshot and send it to travis@buzzsprout.com to...

Duration:00:47:02

How to Grow a Podcast to 6 Million Downloads + An Update from Lake Stevens, Washington

1/29/2021
In this episode, we check in with our Lake Stevens field correspondent, discuss the differences between Clubhouse and Podcasting, and hear from Josh Kaplan on how he grew Morning Brew's podcast "Business Casual" to more than 6 million downloads within 18 months of launching. Links from today's episode Listen to "The Stoic Jew"Listen to "Business Casual"@jkaplan1@kinseygrant Review Buzzcast in Podchaser to let us know what you think of the show.

Duration:01:01:29

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