In this weeks pre-recorded “Spreaker Live Show episode #36, I speak to writer, 11-year podcasting veteran and inaugural inductee to the Podcast Hall of Fame Mur Lafferty. She talks about her current podcast shows “I Should Be Writing” and “Ditch Diggers” that are on Spreaker and shares her thoughts about a writers’ life from the standpoint of a beginner and a pro, respectively.
We’re getting ready for another live podcast episode today 11/25 at 3pm PST / 6pm EST! In episode 35, our Head of Content Rob Greenlee will be behind the mic together with Mat Kaplan, Planetary Radio Producer/Host is an official show from “The Planetary Society” led by CEO Bill Nye. The show visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, astronaut, advocate or writer who provides a unique and exciting perspective on the exploration of our solar system and beyond.
We’re getting ready for another live podcast episode today at 3pm PST / 6pm EST! In episode 34, our Head of Content Rob Greenlee will be behind the mic together with the inspiring Steven Goldstein as his guest, discussing the relationship between podcasts and radio content.
Steven, CEO of AmplifiMedia.com, is recognized as a thought leader in audio programming, marketing, and management. He has developed numerous successful radio brands and nurtured and advanced local and national talent at NBC Radio, CBS Radio, and Sega Communications.
– Building community around his podcasting efforts
– How producers can change a story with skillful editing
– Using new up and coming platforms like Periscope and Meerkat to connect with your podcast audience
– Whether branding and the right name matters when your podcast has great content
– How podcasting isn’t inherently easy, and the importance of cultivating a relationship with people
– Live podcasting’s role in connecting with listeners
– Cesternino’s career change in reaction to attending the first ever New Media Expo
– How monetizing took time for Rob’s podcast, and how he made sure to get to know his audience first
This episode’s very special guest is Todd Pringle, VP/GM of Stitcher/Deezer, talking with Rob Greenlee about the advancements made on devices designed for in-car listening. Let’s take a deeper look into what they discussed:
Remember when you had to sync podcasts? It’s a sure sign of who has been around the scene since the early days.
How Deezer is bitrate and quality focused
Is voice activation the future?
France’s strong music culture and passionate podcasters
How the automobile industry was a big draw for Deezer, leading them to buy Stitcher
How the Podcast Movement brings together different groups of people in a way that wasn’t happening in the industry before
Colin told his story on how he jumped into the podcasting world, and explained what teaching new producers how to podcast means to him.
Looking for some tech tips on starting up your podcast? Take Colin’s great advice on selecting the best mixer and digital recorder.
Talk about the current so called “Golden Age of Podcasting”
“Virtual Reality”, growing “Contextual World”, 360-degree video experiences and Facebook.
Whether “Podcasting” or “Podcasts” as a name for On Demand Audio that will last?
Will the growing APP ecosystem coming to the car replace AM/FM radio?
Whether “Smart Agents” like Siri/Cortana and “Machine Learning” will change Podcast Discovery?
How Tech will impact the growth of on-demand audio/podcasting?
How music services like Spotify will impact podcasting?
Is AUDIO more relevant now compared to video?
What are the most important things to get right to be a successful content creator these days?
Why and how did you get started podcasting?
The most important things to get right to be a successful audio creator?
Producer Tips on the show TODAY!
Shortening this show to 30 minutes or less. Focused and concise! Commute Times/Aver. Time Listen 25 min
Making the show a pure help and tips show about the Spreaker podcasting platform
You can now “Turn off and On” your Podcast RSS feed in Spreaker “Edit Feed” area drop down box
You can get a “Free” account on Spreaker that has 10 hours of free audio storage in the “Free Speech” plan
In Statistics “Plays” are actual Icecast/shoutcast streaming server plays, downloads are RSS based or direct website based
Spreaker at Podcast Movement 2015 – Just put out an announcement about our involvement in the event – See our Press Release section of our blog
Expert advice around building a Podcast Network with Andrew Zarian
What’s going on with Spreaker’s listeners? – Discuss Blog Post about Streaming Live vs. Podcasting
Presented by Rob Greenlee, Head of Content, Spreaker -Today’s show featured the co-host guest David Jackson, Host of School of Podcasting and the Live “Ask the Podcast Coach“ show every Sat morning at 10:30am EST on Spreaker.
Survey of “Serial” Listeners Sheds Light on Podcast’s Effect
More info at http://podcast.place
Edison Research Examines Podcast Audience Attributes More info here
Will Terrestrial Radio be around in 10 years?
What Should You Do To Make Sure your Podcast is available in cars
Clip Played from The Wolf Den Podcast
Clip Played from CNET’s “On Cars” video series
Clammr Effect or Not?
Quick Podcasting News Stuff:
Cycling News Teams with Eurosport for 2015 Tour de France Podcast
Cannabis Radio Network has launched on Spreaker
The WNYC Podcast Accelerator – Five finalists podcasts will be paired with producers who will mentor and train the candidates, helping them hone their pitches.
Here’s what you’ll need to complete the application:
Answers for these seven asks (no longer than 200 words each):
1. What’s the one-line elevator pitch?
2. Who is the intended audience?
3. What are the main features or elements of the show?
4. What does the show sound and feel like?
5. What are the comparable shows?
6. What experiences and skills do you bring to the project?
7. A sample of your work (can be audio, video or text.
if you have a host in mind, we’ll need a sample of their work, too.