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PodPing (and other stuff) with Dave Jones from Podcast Index and Podcasting 2.0 – PHD165
June 13, 2021

I had the opportunity to talk to Dave Jones from Podcast Index and the Podcasting 2.0 show about PodPing and other podcasting stuff. 

Episode Notes - Tag Experiment Part one - PHD164
May 09, 2021

itunes:subtitle, itunes:summary, or description tags Today I talk about Episode Notes tags  (Show Notes).  This is part 1 of an experiment.  Please email me and let me know what app or apps you see this in and what tags (at the top of this text) yo...

The Podcast Landscape is Changing
April 30, 2021

One thing you can always say about how podcasting works, it's always changing.  The last couple of weeks it seems that there is a sort of shift in how it works on basic levels.  Or, does it work the same and only some apps are changing? -

Apple Paid Subscription Podcasts – PHD162
April 24, 2021

Apple announced "Subscriptions" after changing the name of subscribing to a free podcast to "Follow".  We have more details about that system.  Today I will attempt to tell you, technically, how this is going to work and what it will not do. 

Airing My Top 10 Podcasting Grievances – PHD161
April 15, 2021

100% my opinion. I air my podcasting grievances.

More Podcast Namespace Talk with Andy Lehman – PHD160
April 05, 2021

I love it when people correct me! Andy Lehman tells me all about what I didn't get quite right about the Podcast Namespace.

Podcast Namespaces in RSS – Explained – PHD159
March 21, 2021

In the history of podcasting, there have been a few Namespaces added to RSS to make podcasting work.  Apple added the namespace, Google added the namespace and even Blubrry added the namespace.  Now there is a new one done by independent podcasters,...

How Podcasting Works – Back to Basics – PHD158
January 30, 2021

Today I want to go back to the REAL basics of how podcasting works.   So, without going into a history lesson,  podcasting has worked the same way since it started  16 years ago.  (some say longer). 

Build Your Own Podcasting Platform – PHD157
January 09, 2021

Why would build your podcast on someone else's platform when you can build your own?

Review of 2020 in Podcasting – PHD156
January 06, 2021

In 2020, the podcast industry added over 1 million shows.  Out of 1.7 million shows listed on Apple, 60% (ish) are inactive.