Has Google indexed your podcast properly?
May 28, 2018
Wondering if Google has indexed your podcast properly, but don't have an Android phone to check? Here's how to use a hidden feature of Google Chrome to check: no Android phone required.
Time for UK podcasting "to grow up", says Fresh Air Productions' Neil Cowling. "British producers often find the idea of working for brands a bit “dirty”, as if there’s a inevitable trade-off between finding sponsor money and creating wonderful programmes. That’s patently not true, and we need to have enough confidence to go out and prove it."
Wenbin Fang from ListenNotes posts The one list of podcasting tools you need in 2018.
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A profile of the nice folks who make Pocket Casts in Adelaide SA, Australia. On May 4 they were acquired by a consortium of US public radio broadcasters. "So [some investors are] looking for the Netflix of Podcasting, which is one privately held corporation actually controlling distribution for everybody, and I don’t know if that’s a good thing."
In the Netherlands, the Dutch Podcast Awards are coming in September 2018, organised by radio station BNR. Lekker!
Radiodays Europe's Podcast Day have published their full program. It's in Copenhagen Denmark on 12 June.
What is a smart speaker, anyway? - an opinion piece (from the Editor of Podnews) that a smart speaker is not a great definition of the thing it represents.
Interesting idea: at the end of the season, 2298 - A Distopian Fantasy posts an additional version - all the episodes edited together as one piece of standalone audio. (Advantages include: no skipping past the intro every time).
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