209 Starting A Podcast in 2022?

New public domain work, more podcasting acquisitions, adding video or not to your podcasting workflow, we have an affiliate program, yas! What you need to start a podcast in 2022, the power of host read ads, ad insertion best practices, from promo codes to insertion points, and of course stats!

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Quick Episode Summary
  • :13 Intro
  • 3:34 PROMO 1: The Fluent Show
  • 4:06 Rob and Elsie conversation
  • It’s a new year! And Rob gives us the scoop on his 19th calendar year as an indie podcaster
  • Have you changed your copyright field yet?
  • New public domain works
  • Captivate was acquired by Global at the end of 2021 and Whooshkaa was acquired by Spotify
  • 12:33 AUDIO FEEDBACK - Creating video to support your podcast, it’s sucking the joy out!
  • Thoughts on adding video production to your current audio podcast, is it worth it?
  • Japanese language podcast and YouTube - tags fail to send over, why?
  • We have an affiliate program! Yas!
  • 21:20 PROMO 2: Video Fuzzy
  • What do you need to Start a Podcast in 2022?
  • Host read ads are not gone and are very much available for advertisers in our space!
  • The Libsyn Blog has been very active with all the recaps for 2021
  • Rob’s tip on purposely customizing your show’s background color
  • 30:11 AUDIO FEEDBACK: Carey Green and some extra audio files?
  • Best practices for publishing archived episodes for the holidays
  • Would it be better to release every other week all year round or take off more time at the beginning or end of the year?
  • Spotify and Google Podcasts currently do not support video files - MP4 files will not show up there
  • Ad insertion best practices, from promo codes to insertion points
  • Is it best to promote the entire podcast, a series or an episode?
  • Advertisecast team reported their monthly Podcast Advertising Rates
  • 48:18 PROMO 3: The Unstarving Musician
  • 49:02 Stats! Mean and Median
  • Where have we been and where are we going!
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Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!

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