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  • Intro :07
  • Audio Rockin’ Libsyn Podcast: Plantrama2:20
  • How you can be featured by Libsyn! 7:22
  • PROMO 1: The Strokecast 8:40
  • Elsie and Rob Conversation 9:27
    • Different place, no microphone
    • Let’s talk about the Google Podcast strategy – this is what they’re up to
    • Question from Justin about whether or not the RSS link on the player counts
    • How to optimize google search results to show your podcast
    • Setting custom defaults for your player to save you time!
    • Using audio clips from a sports broadcast!
    • PROMO 2: The Corner Office 35:15
    • Rob’s hardware set-up with the Zoom H6 and what needs to be done to make it all work minus a mixer – an email story with Lillian
    • Audio feedback: thank you from Kelly from Go Legal Yourself 39:59
    • There was a Twitter password breach
    • NPR, WNYC, WBEZ and This American Life bought Shifty Jelly Pocketcasts and what we think about that
    • Delays for Spotify have now grown, they are not accepting new submissions until June!
    • Apple Podcasts passed the 50 Billion episodes served mark recently
    • Trader Joe’s just launched a podcast series and Rob is happy
    • Wondery proved they are not against Spamming Podcasters
    • The BBC – just released 16,000 sound effects
    • What happens when you change your podcast title?
    • What’s Libsyn doing about GDPR?
    • Overcast 4.2 has had a privacy update
    • PROMO 3: Chasing Ghosts. On Scooters. In Bars. 1:06:03
    • Stats! Median and mean stats from the end of March until the end of April!

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