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How to add your podcast to every podcast directory
How to add your podcast to every podcast directory
We have a daily podcast. Here's where to find it - and all the directory links to add your podcast, too
How long should a podcast be?
How long should a podcast be?
How long should my podcast be? What's the right duration for a podcast? This is one of the first questions ever asked when people are thinking about making a podcast. Here's an attempt to answer.
How to keep your host-read podcast ad legal
How to keep your host-read podcast ad legal
A ruling by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority means you should be careful when making host-read ads for your podcast
How to understand podcast stats
How to understand podcast stats
Analytics from Apple, Spotify, Google, podcast charts, downloads, Podtrac and more: what does it all mean? What's the biggest show in the world; and how is your show doing?
Who's the best podcast host - how to choose
Who's the best podcast host - how to choose
One of the most-asked questions on podcasting forums is "which podcast host should I use?" So, here's the answer.

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News in depth

Podcast app sent your location to any podcast publisher
Podcast app sent your location to any podcast publisher
Rova, the free radio and podcast app from New Zealand's MediaWorks, wants to tell podcast publishers where you live, work and play
Mythbusting: are downloads from 'AppleCoreMedia' mostly Apple Podcasts?
Mythbusting: are downloads from 'AppleCoreMedia' mostly Apple Podcasts?
Traffic from an AppleCoreMedia user agent should be lumped into the total numbers for Apple Podcasts. Is that true?
Podcasts - do they mean more spam?
Podcasts - do they mean more spam?
If you do a podcast, is your email address being used for marketing emails?
Are Anchor podcasts different?
Are Anchor podcasts different?
Is Anchor full of dead podcasts and rubbish? Or is there a plan here for Spotify?
The podcast industry's biggest spammer
The podcast industry's biggest spammer
Who has sent us more unsolicited commercial email than anyone else?

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History

The Story of the First Podcast Feed
The Story of the First Podcast Feed
When was the first podcast feed produced - and what is the history of the first podcast?
Was Robin Williams the first podcaster?
Was Robin Williams the first podcaster?
Was the actor and comedian Robin Williams an early podcaster - even before the name was invented?
The history of the word 'Podcast'
The history of the word 'Podcast'
Who invented the word? And who was responsible for getting it used by the community? A full history, with audio, looking at the words used for on-demand audio via RSS.
The history of podcasting in the UK
The history of podcasting in the UK
How did podcasting get going in the country? And is it really just about the BBC?

Resources

Podcast market data for your presentations
Podcast market data for your presentations
Slides with market data to use in your presentations
Google Podcasts app: an FAQ for podcasters
Google Podcasts app: an FAQ for podcasters
All you need to know about Google Podcasts, on apps, the web and smart speakers.
Is the Australian APRA mini-licence a way for podcasters to licence music?
Is the Australian APRA mini-licence a way for podcasters to licence music?
This music licence says it covers podcasting. So does that mean you can use music in your podcasts?
Insecure feeds and audio, and identifiable domains: you don't want them
Insecure feeds and audio, and identifiable domains: you don't want them
Insecure feeds and things - why are they bad? Especially, what's the problem with a unique domain name?
Podnews's Google Podcast RSS Helper
Podnews's Google Podcast RSS Helper
A bookmarklet to help people with which RSS feed Google Podcasts is using

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About Podnews

Submissions and Disclosures
Submissions and Disclosures
How to submit stories to Podnews; and our relevant editorial disclosures
New Podcast Trailers
New Podcast Trailers
All about our new podcast trailer feed
Advertising and supporting Podnews
Advertising and supporting Podnews
Want to support us - or get your company's name out there? Here are the options at Podnews.
Things I learnt when self-hosting my own podcast
Things I learnt when self-hosting my own podcast
Some things learnt after self-hosting a podcast for a while
Your podcast in Podnews
Your podcast in Podnews
Your podcast on Podnews's podcast pages; and our DMCA request procedure

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