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Podcastification - podcasting tips, podcast tricks, how to podcast better

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Podcastificating the world, one listener at a time.A fun look at podcasting, its challenges and triumphs, and the tech, tips & tricks, and strategies that impact the world of everyday podcasters like you and me. I'm a regular guy who's been swept up in the podcastificating world of podcasting. I've … read more


121: iTunes Problems: The Ones You Know About And The Ones You Don’t

Have you noticed? iTunes has been having problems lately.

It’s not JUST that it’s now supposed to be called “Apple Podcasts” - and we’re all strongly encouraged to make that change yesterday - even though Apple’s own systems still say “iTunes” in multiple places (even in some URLs).

There’s are many more iTunes problems going on.

This episode isn’t meant to be snarky - just informative. You need to know about issues relating to the Big-A so you can do what’s needed for YOUR podcast.

This episode I dig into the facts about recent issues and the best-practices I’ve learned (so far) regarding iTunes / Apple Podcasts

  • [1:21] The is a multi-part episode within an episode. Don’t give up too soon
  • [2:31] The switch from iTunes to Apple Podcasts: best-practices for podcasters
  • [5:03] Show and episode titles: The ban-hammer is coming DOWN!
  • [13:04] An example of the difficulty Apple’s naming policy causing
  • [16:59] The iTunes/Apple Podcasts directory is not updating properly
  • [21:50] Podcasts Connect exists and is very helpful to YOU
  • [26:59] The glitchy nature of the iTunes apps: desktop and iOS
  • [29:59] Why we indie podcasters owe a debt of gratitude to Apple


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