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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, B… read more

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Elevate Your Podcast Game with Cohost AI

May 26th, 2023


In this episode, we're diving into the groundbreaking world of artificial intelligence and its impact on podcasting with Buzzsprout's new Cohost AI …

Apple Drops Episode Numbers: Why You Still Shouldn't Add Them To Your Title

May 12th, 2023


In this episode, we discuss the recent updates in the podcasting industry, including Jordan's experience at Podconf, Buzzsprout's newest features, YouTube Music's official launch of podcasts, and the debate surrounding …

RØDE Reveals Epic New Podcast Gear!

April 28th, 2023


In this episode, the hosts review RØDE's newest podcast products, share tips on making an unscripted podcast sound professional, and read a hilarious listener email.

View the DISCUSSION THREAD on Twitter!


Buzzcast 100: Trivia, Tech, and Podcaster Dating Tips!

April 14th, 2023


On this special 100th episode of Buzzcast, the hosts take a trip down memory lane with trivia and a look back at how the show started and progressed …

Shaping the Future of Podcasting: Standards and Innovation

March 31st, 2023


In this episode, Kevin explains why the Podcast Standards Project is important to the podcasting space, the hosts talk about Buzzsprout's newest features and updates, and test out how to add a podcast to YouTube.

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Spotify's Latest Changes: What You Need To Know with Krystal Proffitt

March 17th, 2023


In this episode, Krystal Proffitt joins Jordan and Kevin to talk about what happened at Podcast Movement Evolutions in Las Vegas and how to access …

Podcasts Finally Added To YouTube Music!

March 3rd, 2023


In this episode, Alban shares everything YouTube announced at Hot Pod Summit, the hosts talk about why NPR's student guide to podcasting should be …

Buzzsprout Conversations: How to Grow Your Podcast in 2023

March 3rd, 2023


In this episode of Buzzsprout Conversations, we interview Ross, host of the Smells Like Humans podcast. We discuss his process for using Buzzsprout Ads, how he grew to over 7,000 downloads per month, and why feedback is …

The Next Generation Of Podcast Editors

February 17th, 2023


In this episode, the hosts play a game of Listen, Subscribe, Delete, test out Adobe's new Podcast Beta, and discuss a recent example of why the rss namespace is so important to the podcast industry.

View this episode's …

The Best Buzzsprout Feature That You Probably Overlooked

February 3rd, 2023


In this episode, while Alban and Kevin share their biggest takeaways from Podfest Expo, Jordan gets excited about a new podcast conference in the Pacific Northwest. Find out what Buzzsprout feature most people don't …

Earn Passive Income With Buzzsprout Subscriptions! with Cameron Moll

January 20th, 2023


In this episode, Cameron Moll (Buzzsprout's VP Design) swings by to chat about what went into this year's Buzzsprout Backtracks. Then the hosts …

Podcasting Trends That Should Stay In 2022

January 6th, 2023


In this episode, the hosts go behind the scenes of the newest Buzzsprout YouTube video, review the beta of OP3's show stats page, and discuss which …

2023 Podcast Predictions

December 23rd, 2022


In this episode, the hosts share their listening rituals, finally settle which day of the week is best for publishing, and reveal their podcast predictions for 2023.

View this episode's discussion thread on Twitter!

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Why Our Last Episode Got 42.5% More Downloads

December 9th, 2022


In this episode, the hosts experiment with growing their audience, try to reach the pinnacle of success on IMDB, discuss the benefits of spatial audio for podcasts, and let an AI bot write Buzzsprout's catchy new theme …

Apple's Hidden Project To Help Podcasts Get Discovered

November 25th, 2022


In this episode, the hosts reveal how Apple Podcasts is quietly helping listeners find more podcasts, discuss what the future holds for AI-generated …

How Amazon Music Is Shaking Up The Competition

November 11th, 2022


In this episode, the hosts fess up to which microphone is their guilty pleasure, talk about what's new at Buzzsprout, discuss why Amazon's latest move spells trouble for Spotify, and—wait, who's Breakmaster Cylinder?!

Podcasting Horror Stories

October 28th, 2022


In this episode, the hosts speculate on the future of podcasts on YouTube and TikTok, Jordan reads some mildly spooky stories of podcasting mishaps, …

The Importance of Owning Your Show: A Spotify Exclusive Cautionary Tale

October 14th, 2022


In this episode, the hosts reveal the newest Buzzsprout feature (Episode Footers), talk about lessons learned after Spotify axes exclusive shows, Alban gives his take on the iHeart mobile gaming scandal, and Jordan …

Get Millions of Downloads by Gaming the System

September 30th, 2022


In this episode, Tom Rossi joins Jordan and Kevin to discuss ways to celebrate International Podcast Day, why farming downloads isn't an effective growth hack, the significance Serial had on the podcasting world, what …

Buzzsprout Turns 13 + New Apple Podcasts Updates + Spotify Snuffs Out App Developers + Podcasts Now On Vinyl!

September 16th, 2022


🎉 Happy Birthday, Buzzsprout! In this episode, the hosts take a look back on some funny moments in Buzzsprout's history, review the latest and greatest Apple Podcasts updates, discuss the dilemma of businesses relying …

YouTube and Twitter and Crickets, Oh My! + New Apple Podcasts Subscriptions Charts + Joe Rogan Not Recommended by Spotify

September 2nd, 2022


In this episode, the hosts recount their week in Dallas for Podcast Movement, review Apple Podcasts' new subscription charts, weigh in on the new Twitter & YouTube podcast announcements, and discuss Dan Misener's …

90's Televangelist Aesthetic

August 19th, 2022


In this episode, the hosts discuss how podcasts are transitioning from pay-to-play to pay-to-work, find a bug in Apple's new social card updates, try some new angles with Riverside's updated features, praise the …

Armchair Treasure Hunter

August 5th, 2022


In this episode, the hosts plan a Podcast Movement pop-up party, embark on a digital treasure hunt, discuss BJ Novak's new podcaster movie, decide that The Jerky Boys were the first podcasters, and give an exciting …

Stranger Than Fanfiction

July 22nd, 2022


In this episode, the hosts discuss "The Standards Innovation Paradox", weigh the pros and cons of multiple Facebook profiles, wonder at fanfiction …

Failing Upwards with Matt Rideout & Tom Rossi

July 8th, 2022


While Alban and Kevin are out, Jordan has Buzzsprout Facebook Group Moderator, Matt Rideout, and the Co-Founder of Buzzsprout, Tom Rossi, on the …

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Metaverse

June 24th, 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.

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The Great Splatter Debate

June 10th, 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 …

Do We Need To Mark This Explicit? with Jonathan Swenson

May 26th, 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 …

Buzzsprout Ads Have Arrived!

May 23rd, 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 …

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

May 13th, 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 …

Meanwhile, in the Land of "Who Cares?"

April 29th, 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.

Alban's Conspiracy Episode with Arielle Nissenblatt

April 15th, 2022


Welcome Arielle Nissenblatt

Follow up

  • Last week we talked about Spotify's new TikTok style podcast discovery. If you'd like to check it out on iOS open …

Every Big Update from Podcast Movement Evolutions with Sam Sethi

April 1st, 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 …

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

March 18th, 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 …

Twitter Podcasts Leaks + How to Start a Podcast in 2022

March 4th, 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 …

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

February 18th, 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 …

Joe Rogan, Misinformation, and Spotify

February 4th, 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 …

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

January 21st, 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 …

Spotify Adds Ratings + 2022 Podcast Predictions

January 7th, 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 …

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

December 17th, 2021


In this episode, the crew discusses our holiday plans, new features that were just introduced inside of Buzzsprout, the future of the podcast …

Is YouTube Podcasts Imminent?

December 3rd, 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 …

Launch Your Podcasting Career with Twila Dang

November 26th, 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 …

80 Pro Podcasting Tips + When To Monetize Your Podcast

November 19th, 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 …

Spotify Launches Video Podcasts + Facebook Podcasts Stats and Submission Process

November 5th, 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 …

Why Apple Podcasts Automatically Downloads Your Episodes

October 22nd, 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 …

Facebook Podcasts Update + Listener Q&A

October 8th, 2021


In this episode, the crew discusses the fallout of the FB and IG blackout, what's going on with Facebook podcasts, why Heavyweight is going exclusive to Spotify, and answer some listener questions from Podcasting …

Going Viral on TikTok + Buzzcast's First Game Show

September 24th, 2021


In this episode, Travis is back from paternity leave to discuss the new features rolling out to Buzzsprout customers, Alban breaks down how one …

*face palm*

September 17th, 2021


This is what happens when Travis goes on Paternity Leave...

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Podcasting 2.0 with Dave Jones + Video Buzzcast Update

August 27th, 2021


In this episode, the crew discusses why we're hitting pause on uploading Buzzcast to YouTube, Dave Jones joins the show to talk about Podcasting 2.0, and we open up the mailbag to answer your podcasting questions.

Links …

Branded Podcasts and Getting Featured in Apple with Fatima Zaidi

August 20th, 2021


Fatima Zaidi, founder of Quill Podcasting, shares why brands are creating podcasts to connect with customers, the power of building a personal brand as a podcast, and a little known strategy for getting your podcast …

Podcast Movement 2021 Recap + Apple's Woes Continue

August 13th, 2021


In this episode, Kevin explains the new custom RSS tag feature inside of Buzzsprout, the crew recap the big news coming out of Podcast Movement (especially pertaining to a certain Mark Cuban-owned Clubhouse clone), and …

The Life-Changing Power of Podcasts with Elsie Escobar

August 6th, 2021


Elsie Escobar shares what it was like being a podcaster before it was "cool," how to capitalize on having your podcast featured or promoted, and the …

Spotify Launches Open Access Monetization + Dynamic Content 2.0

July 30th, 2021


In this episode, we discuss several new features that just rolled out in Buzzsprout, how to make the most of Podcast Movement 2021, and Jason from …

Is Audacity spying on you?? + The truth about Podcast SEO

July 16th, 2021


In this episode, Kevin returns to talk about the new Buzzcast YouTube channel, an update on the new Apple Podcasts app rollout, and what really …

Lessons From 17 Years of Podcasting with Evo Terra

July 9th, 2021


Evo Terra discusses the changes he's seen in the podcasting industry over the last 17 years, advice for independent podcasters, whether or not your …

Will Facebook be good for podcasting? + Amazon buys Art19

July 2nd, 2021


In this episode, Tom Buck joins the crew to discuss Amazon's recent acquisitions, Facebook's new social audio features, and going from a 9-to-5 …

Creating Change Through Podcasting with Espree Devora

June 25th, 2021


Espree Devora shares her journey as a perpetual early adopter, being the face of the Clubhouse app, founding the Los Angeles tech community, and how podcasting brings people together.

Listen to Espree's podcast, "Women …

Create Premium Content in Apple Podcasts + Growing a Niche Audience

June 18th, 2021


In this episode, Jordan fills in for Kevin to discuss the new monetization strategy inside of Apple Podcasts, tips to get the most out of Affiliate Marketing, and how to grow your podcast to 1,000 listeners and beyond.

It's a Buzzcast Takeover!

June 4th, 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.

Is Clubhouse Dead? + Apple Podcasts Update

May 21st, 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 …

How I Built This: Buzzsprout

May 10th, 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 …

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions + Facebook Copying Clubhouse?

April 23rd, 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 …

How to become a Full-Time Podcaster with Courtney Fretwell

April 16th, 2021


Buzzsprout podcaster Courtney Fretwell shares her journey of leaving her job in criminal justice to pursue podcasting full-time.

Listen to Courtney's …

Spotify just passed Apple Podcasts (and why it matters)

April 9th, 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 …

How to Succeed in Podcasting with Pat Flynn

April 2nd, 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 …

Big changes coming to Apple Podcasts and Spotify?

March 26th, 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 …

How to Get Sponsors with Agnes Kozera

March 19th, 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 …

Dynamic Descriptions + Making an NPR Podcast in Just 3 Days

March 12th, 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 Day Podcasts Stopped

February 26th, 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.

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

February 12th, 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 …

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

January 29th, 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 …

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

January 15th, 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 …

Dynamic Content is Here + Everything Buzzsprout Did in 2020

January 1st, 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 …

Proven Growth Tactics with Jordan Harbinger

December 25th, 2020


In this bonus episode, Jordan Harbinger shares his top tips for interviewing guests, growing your podcast, and turning your show into a meaningful …

The Top 3 Stories in Podcasting This Year

December 18th, 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 …

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

December 4th, 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.

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

November 20th, 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 …

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

November 6th, 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 …

The Future of Podcasting with Adam Curry

October 23rd, 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 …

Buzzcast Q&A - Fan Question Edition

October 9th, 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 if you're interested in …

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

September 25th, 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,

Amazon Podcasts Update + Podcasting's First Open Source Directory

September 11th, 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 …

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

August 28th, 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 …

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

August 14th, 2020


In this episode, Krystal Proffitt joins us to discuss the newest long distance recording solution, Spotify's change of heart regarding formatted show …

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

August 13th, 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 …

3x Ways to Monetize Your Podcast with Buzzsprout

July 31st, 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 …

Spotify Introduces Podcast Charts + Stitcher Sells For $325 Million

July 17th, 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.

India's Newest Podcast App + Magic Mastering Update!

July 3rd, 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 …

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

June 19th, 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 …

Amazon Podcasts? + Buzzsprout's New Descript Integration

June 5th, 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 …

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

May 22nd, 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 …

Google Podcasts Manager + Alban Makes An Appearance On The "Smart Passive Income" Podcast

May 8th, 2020


In our first-ever live-streamed episode, we revisit the new Magic Mastering feature in all its glory, Alban shares his experience as a guest on Smart Passive Income, and we dive into Google Podcasts Manager.

Claim your …

Magic Mastering + JJ From Goodpods Stops By

April 24th, 2020


In this week's episode, we'll discuss exciting the videos and podcasts coming soon from Buzzsprout, all the projects we wrapped up in our last work cycle, and chat with JJ about what makes Goodpods a great opportunity …

Podtrac Starts Selling Podcast Data, Our New Favorite Audio Editing Software, and a COVID-19 Update

April 10th, 2020


In this week's self-quarantine edition of Buzzcast, we discuss Kevin's new podcast recording studio, whether or not podcast downloads are bouncing back, what we think of Podtrac's newest data product, and why Hindenburg …

How To Record Remote Podcast Interviews + Google Made A Podcast App... For iPhones

March 27th, 2020


In this week's self-quarantine edition of Buzzcast, we discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on podcast consumption, how to conduct remote podcast interviews, and our thoughts on the new Google Podcasts app released for …

How To Actually Make Money Podcasting + Podfest Recap

March 13th, 2020


This week we recap this year's Podfest Expo, dive into the monetization strategies that are currently working for indie podcasters, and share about several companies we like that are innovating in the podcast space.

RIP Audio-Technica ATR2100 + We Made A Podcasting Course!

February 28th, 2020


This week we recap the new Buzzsprout features we released in our Whiskey work cycle, take a moment of silence to commemorate the discontinuation of the Audio-Technica ATR2100, and reveal the innovative podcasts we've …

2020 Podcasting Trends + Should you own your RSS feed?

February 14th, 2020


This week we talk about Buzzsprout's Podfest Party at Disney World, 2020 podcast trends across all of Buzzsprout's users, and answer an RSS feed question from Alex.

Learn more about Feedburner and Apple's Mirror Links if …

Stats, Stats, and Stats (feat. Krystal Proffitt)

January 31st, 2020


This week we talk about the launch of Buzzsprout's Advanced Podcast Statistics and how to leverage them to grow your podcast audience.

Get early access to Buzzsprout's new advanced podcast stats by subscribing to our …

The Key to Making Your Podcast Stand Out // Eric Nuzum

January 24th, 2020


In this special bonus episode, Travis sits down with one of the godfathers of podcasting - Eric Nuzum.

Eric created and developed podcasts such as TED Radio Hour, Invisibilia, Fresh Air with Terry Gross, and many others …

New Stats Are Coming + Spotify Misbehaves... Again

January 17th, 2020


This week we talk about Spotify's new podcast ad tracking (ugh), early 2020 podcast conferences we'll be going to, and why podcast critics shouldn't …

2020 Podcast Predictions

January 3rd, 2020


This week we took a deep dive into stats and trends we're seeing across all of our Buzzsprout podcasters from 2019 AND offering our takes on some of the 2020 podcast predictions floating around the web.

Two articles …

Cracks In The IAB Armor + Buzzsprout 2019 Recap

December 20th, 2019


This week we offered our take on the latest IAB stats hiccup and recap a monster year with a rundown of all the new features we released for Buzzsprout in 2019.

Check out our unreleased (but quite hilarious) PodMic vs …

The Newest Podcast Monetization Platform + Best Podcasts of 2019

December 6th, 2019


This week we offer our take on the RSS expansion discussions, Podcorn's new monetization platform, we review the 2019 Discover Pod Awards winners, and jump into the Customer Support Mailbag with Priscilla.

Do you want …

Did Spotify Fix Podcasting's Findability Problem? + The Curse of Knowledge

November 22nd, 2019


This week we cover some new updates from Apple Podcasts and Spotify (hint: one could be a pretty big deal), talk about the "curse of knowledge" and …

Dealing with Podcaster Burnout + Why Are My Episodes Out Of Order?

November 8th, 2019


This week we cover tips for breaking through the "podcast plateau," what to do if you're experiencing burnout, and answer some frequently asked …

Uniform Cycle Recap + What File Format Should I Upload To Buzzsprout?

October 25th, 2019


This week we cover some frequently asked questions and go through every feature we added to Buzzsprout over the last several weeks, including:

The Buzzsprout Affiliate Marketplace + Targeted Ads in Podcasting (Good or Bad?)

October 11th, 2019


This week we announce the details (and origin) behind the new Buzzsprout Affiliate Marketplace and discuss the long-term impacts of targeted …

Alban's Secret News + Why We Can't Measure Podcast Subscribers

September 27th, 2019


This week Alban shares secret news, we discuss why it's impossible to measure "podcast subscribers," and reveal how many downloads you need to be in the Top 1% of all podcasts.

Check out the 2018 Discover Pods Awards.

The Best Podcast Microphones + Where Are My Spotify Stats?!?

September 13th, 2019


This week we discuss what to do if you miss publishing a podcast episode, our favorite microphones, and jump back into the customer support mailbag with Priscilla.

Make sure to check out our new Best Podcast Microphones

Podcast Movement 2019, Work Cycle Tango, and Rookie Mistakes (feat. Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown)

August 23rd, 2019


This week we share our main takeaways from Podcast Movement 2019, review some new Buzzsprout features from this past work cycle, and discuss the rookie mistakes we see podcasters making all too often.

Special thanks to …

YouTube Podcast Case Study + How to Measure Success

August 9th, 2019


This week we talk about Apple's new podcast categories (which ones disappeared and which ones they've added, our takeaways from Pat Flynn's new conference "FlynnCon," some behind-the-scenes numbers from our "podcast on …

Apple Original Podcasts, Remote Podcast Interviews, and Customer Support Q&A

July 19th, 2019


This week we dive into some Apple Podcast rumors, talk in-depth about our favorite remote podcast interview solutions, and jump into the support …

Buzzsprout Sierra Update + Social Media Tips

July 5th, 2019


We just wrapped up a bunch of new features now available in Buzzsprout, so we talk about why we created them, how to use them, and where you can find them. We also chatted about how to succeed on social media and our …

Big Money and Spotify Concerns

July 4th, 2019


How "big money" is impacting the podcast space, more concerns about Spotify, and why we're no longer listing Buzzsprout podcasts on Spotify.

Have an …

What Makes a Good Podcast?

July 3rd, 2019


In this episode, we discuss all the aspects of what makes a "high-quality podcast" and why it's not what you're probably thinking.

Have an idea for …

Apple Podcasts News from WWDC

July 2nd, 2019


Apple makes some potentially huge announcements about the future of podcasting, better search is coming to Apple Podcasts, new podcast categories, …

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Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens