210 The One About The New Libsyn

Rob Walch and Elsie Escobar, hosts of The Feed, lean back to back with smiles and postures suggesting confidence, a knowledge that together they can figure out and help solve all your podcasting concerns.

All the deets of the New Libsyn release, including, dark mode, text snippets and OMGosh social media publishing, where did the Apple summary tag go? Video gear updates, Podcash, how to get the best audience stats, geographic and user agent stats!

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Quick Episode Summary

  • :13 Intro
  • 2:54 PROMO 1: Use of Force
  • 3:23 Rob and Elsie conversation
  • The snow came! And did all kinds of things!
  • 7:03 The New Libsyn! What we released!
  • No new user name or password need and there are no additional fees
  • If you need to go back, you can by logging in to Libsyn 4
  • Dark mode! Canva integration! Text snippets! Fancy stats! The player!
  • 18:46 the new social media publishing
  • 26:28 Supporting the Podcast 2.0 Namespace through the locked tag
  • Permalink, and podcast page updates
  • 32:05 sign up page updates! No. More. Slugs.
  • 34:44 The Apple Summary field was removed and why
  • More advertising tools added to Libsyn 5
  • 37:14 Elsie’s turning 50 and she’s buying video gear to celebrate
  • Talking about Podcash and what do folks have to do when they win?
  • 45:34 Promo 2: The Strokecast
  • 46:19 Where can one get the best listener downloads?
  • Breaking down server side and client side stats
  • 49:06 Where can we find the Instagram Reels webinar (and all the other ones?)
  • Best practices for adding meta data for guests on your podcast
  • Looking back to stats, and why there aren’t IAB stats before July 2019?
  • 55:32 Promo 3: Educational Duct Tape Podcast
  • 56:05 Stats: Geographic and user agent
  • Facebook responds to pre-loading and IAB stats
  • Where have we been and where are we going?

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