Are you podcasting ABOUT, BECAUSE or FOR?

There are plenty of podcasts launched “because” the host wants to talk “about” a particular topic. However, it’s the show that podcasts FOR the listener that will foster the deepest relationship – and will turn your audience into raving fans!     It might seem a little “woowoo“, and it probably is, but the way…

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How to Dig Deep into libsyn Podcast Stats

A client asked why his downloads for the day were so high. Were they legit or was his show the victim of another onslaught of python-request? Here is how I dig deep into libsyn podcast stats to validate their authenticity:

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How to use the New libsyn Tabs when uploading a Podcast

Media hosting service libsyn is getting ready for iTunes to add new feed tags to their specs with the release of iOS11. The new interface now includes an entire section for information such as Season number and iTunes-only description. Watch this video to see how the new system works. Keep in mind: You won’t see…

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New iTunes Feed Tags in libsyn Dashboard

Apple announced the addition of new tags for podcasts coming in the fall of 2017. Along with these changes comes the need to update the interface at many media hosting companies like Blubrry and libsyn. Changes to libsyn’s Content > Add New Episode dashboard The biggest change is tabs will break up the various functions…

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How to Quickly Reduce Gaps Between Sentences using Truncate Silence in Audacity

Slow talkers, guests who compose their answer before speaking, and what I call “Skype Lag” can leave long pauses between the conversation in a podcast. What’s a long pause? Well, I consider a long pause a gap between sentences that lasts longer than necessary – usually a second or more.   Truncate Silence in Audacity…

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