Category: Podcasting

How Can We Help You?

We have gotten a lot of great feedback about our blog posts, largely positive, but now that we’re getting into a groove we want to reach out again to see what’s working for you guys. We know we’ve sprung a lot of changes on our users.  Change can be tough,

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Marc Maron, NYTimes, Rolling Stone, Road Trip

WTF is Marc Maron on a streak.  The show is currently the number two ranked podcast in iTunes, nipping at the heels of This American Life.  Ira Glass was a recently a guest on WTF so that seems fitting.  Ten minutes into the show and Ira is swearing. If you

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Podcast Clean-Up Series: Check Your Links!

Image via Wikipedia A couple of years ago, I was interviewed for podcast. Of course I linked to it in one of my blog posts as well as my own podcast show notes. About a year or so later I received an email from one of my podcast listeners informing

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Podcast Podcasting Starter Kit For Absolute Newbies

You’ve been hearing about podcasting for a while and you’re finally up for jumping in. Where do you begin if you want to podcast? Especially if you are not too familiar with what exactly podcasting really is. In order to offer the best advice I decided to put on my

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The Season of Giving: Give Back To The Podcasts Your Love!

Podcasting really changed my life. Encountering the voices of incredible people sharing passionately about themselves and what they love, gave me the strength to do it myself 🙂 Thus, I’ve made it a priority every year to give a little something back to my favorite podcasters. Last year a had

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What’s The Story Behind Your Podcast?

I was flipping through the blogs I like to follow about social media and noticed a bunch of posts about the idea of story – your story, the story behind your business or your blog.  A few careers ago I worked on political campaigns.  I was new to campaigns and was

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Fast Company on Kevin Smith and SModcast Podcasts

In the December issue of Fast Company famed director and libsyn customer Kevin Smith was featured in the article Inside Kevin Smith’s Booming Podcast Business.  The article covers the interesting show dynamics that Smith has created around The SModcast Podcast Network.  Kevin Smith produces his shows in an old converted theatre called

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Happy Birthday, Libsyn!

Happy Birthday, Libsyn! [updated with notes in brackets by Elsie 11/9/2014] Liberated Syndication turned 6 today. It’s sometimes immature for it’s age- throwing tantrums from time to time, getting in fights, and driving its parents crazy. We’ve given up a lot of our lives to nurture our baby and watch

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Podcast Artwork Support and Resources

Everybody loves pictures. I’m sure that you’ve had your attention drawn by them at some point during your day. Images are power. Images, design, color and graphics hold within them the power to convey distinct and compelling information. They have the strength to engage the viewer to step closer to

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We’re Going Camping, PodCamping

We are happy to once again be participating in this weeks PodCamp Pittsburgh.  We will be hanging out at the PodCamp activities all weekend long.  If you are in Pittsburgh – please stop by and say hello. On Sunday at 1pm we will be hosting a session about monetization and

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Surefire Ways To Kill Your Ability To Monetize Your Podcast

Not all podcasters want to monetize their podcast. In fact a lot of indie podcasters start a podcast because they love podcasting, have an overwhelming passion for something and simply want to share it with the world. As time goes on (if they don’t podfade!) their passion grows and they

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Podcasts on Google TV

It looks like podcasts are going to be a big part of the new Google TV platform.  According to NewTeeVee: “Google TV will include a podcast directory, giving users the ability to subscribe to shows and have future episodes show up in the same list as their DVR recordings.” Anytime

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iTunes Podcast Store comes to 67 new countries

​June 29th 2010 will mark the 5 Year anniversary of iTunes v4.9 and as a Podcaster you may know that was when podcasting support was added to iTunes.  That is also when the iTunes Podcasting page was launched.  What you may not know is that over the past 5 years

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