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School of Podcasting

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You want to start a podcast, but you’re not sure where to start. You need advice on how to grow or monetize your show, and stop being so scared that it won’t work! I can help by showing you what mistakes NOT TO MAKE and much more. Subscribe to the show and soak in the 16+ years of podcasting experie… read more

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Understanding Podcast Hosting Features

Every Facebook has the question, "where should I host my podcast" about six times a day and every response gets about 17 replies. I realize that question is sometimes confused by the different features, and business plans so this episode is here to help you understand podcast hosting companies.

Sponsor: Novel Marketing Podcast

A lot of podcasters plan to write a book but they don't know where to start. Our sponsor the Novel Marketing Podcast is here to help. Thomas Umstattd Jr is a wealth of knowledge and he can get you going in the right direction. Check out https://www.schoolofpodcasting.com/author

QUESTION OF THE MONTH

I need your answer by 9/24/21. The question is "What was the last thing you shared and why?" Be sure to mention the name of your show, the website and a little bit about your show. 

Go to www.schoolofpodcasting.com/question

Mentioned in This Episode

Libsyn.com (use the coupon sopfree)

Captivate.fm

Blubrry.com

Podbean.com

Castos.com

Buzzsprout.com

Transistor.fm

Redcircle.com

Fireside.fm

Anchor.fm

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Full Show Notes

Topics:

01:52  Question of the Month 02:28  Novel Marketing 03:46  Does One Media Host Deliver More Downloads? 08:58  IAB Statistics 10:37  Are IAB Stats Important? 12:22  Will Switching Hosts Bring More Downloads? 13:12  Storage 14:14  Downloads 15:22  What Kindof Stats? 16:23  Demographic Data? 17:08  Podcast Website 18:28  Private Podcasts 18:57  Dynamic Ad Insertion 20:47  Support 21:32  Transcripts 21:54  Audiograms 22:24  Media Hosting Business Models 22:40  Free Media Hosts 24:42  Why Free Media Hosts Fail 25:26  Limited Uploads - Unlimited Downloads 26:16  Unlimited Uploaded - Limited/Pricier Downloads 27:16  Unlimited Everything 27:42  Opinion My Criteria 31:18  Join the School of Podcasting 31:58  How to Choose? 35:07  Opinion on Transcripts 36:48  Opinion Audiograms 38:36  Opinion on Anchor.fm 42:00  Opinion on I Can't Afford It 42:31  Opinion- Busines Models 45:37  Opinion - All Things Unlimited 47:08  Facebook is Useless 49:17  Opinion: WordPress Feeds 51:53  be Careful Switching Hosts

 

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