The Best Podcasting Posts on The Libsyn Blog for 2012

the top information and podcasting tips of 2012

Looking back at the year we’ve gathered up all the best posts all about podcasting that have been the most popular, contain tons of podcasting tips or were simply moments in the podcasting space that started to shift something within the industry in 2012

It’s great reading to start your podcasting year off right!

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Podcaster Voices: 19 Podcasters Share Podcasting Lessons Learned in 2012

This was the second of our first collaborative series of blog posts featuring podcasters. It was such a wonderful mix of voices of old and new podcasters, each with unique lessons that can apply to all podcasters out there.

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Where are all the women at? Part 2

An insightful commentary which includes some pretty powerful statistics regarding women, blogging, podcasting and possible reasons about why there aren’t more women podcasting.

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Podcaster Panic Fueled by Feedburner Broken Counting Code

Feedburner had a bad year this past year, or perhaps to clarify, podcasters and feedburner had a bad year in 2012. The old trusted reliable use of Feedburner came into question in 2012 and some podcasters began to let go of the use of feedburner or consider other options. The article above came after Feedburner stopped updating some of its data in September which seemed to fuel some already existing fear.

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Rockin’ New libsyn Podcasts: Mission Log Podcast with Ken Ray

One of most prolific and very talented podcasters Ken Ray was part of our series Rockin’ New Libsyn Podcasts. Ken has been podcasting almost daily since 2005 and now he’s part of another incredible podcast called Mission Log. The wisdom he imparts in this article is short, sweet and powerful.

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Updated Podcast Artwork 1400 x 1400

Podcast artwork specs had not been updated for years. This year Apple updated their specs to 1200 x 1200 and soon after to 1400 x 1400. This was another step Apple took to prepping podcasting toward a bit more of a spotlight.

Simple tips to find Out Where Your Audience Is So You Stop Wasting Your Time

An article that provides the first steps to take to refine your podcast promotion. This is not about promoting your podcast, but making sure that you first and foremost find out about your audience and find out if what you are already doing is working. These steps are necessary toward growing your audience size in the most effective way.


Break Through Roadblocks To Increase Your Listeners

A conversation starter about the all coveted dream of a increasing your audience. This article starts to address the obstacles that we as podcasters face that are not related to tips, tricks or how-tos about podcasting, but the medium itself and what we have to do to overcome those obstacles.

Do Not Use Apple Product Imagery In Your Podcast Artwork…Or Else

As podcasting is being thrust more prominently in iTunes, Apple is getting more pro-active in making sure that their brand stays pure. They are going after those that are in any way using product imagery in their podcast artwork.

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Podcasting Wisdom From The Very Best

This short article gives you quick access to the depth and insight from our Podcast Luminaries, those that have been podcasting for over 6 years or more all about podcasting, production and longevity.

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Podcasting Advice From Mom

We asked just a few female podcasters, that happen to be mothers to share some of their voices with us and offer some motherly advice and insight into the podcasting world. Powerful stuff, and no it’s not just for mothers.

Ready, Set, Boom! There it is Apple’s Standalone App

The great podcast spotlight has been released, at least in the Apple Universe. In 2012, Apple finally released a stand alone podcast app, that has quietly and consistently been getting better and better. An influential force in the world of podcasting indeed.

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Rockin’ New libsyn Podcasts: The Shows of New Mommy Media

If you’ve considered launching a podcast or even more than one and you’re doing it with a clear target audience, precise branding and a full commitment, this is a key article to read. Sunny Gault has some creative and actionable podcasting tips that are worth a note.

What do you think? Did you have a favorite podcasting article in 2012? Did you find any of these useful? Let us know in the comments!

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