189 The Pendulum Swings Back

More acquisitions, breaking down iOS 14.5 updates, plus a bit of a clarification from Rob, the privacy conversation and when the pendulum swings back, The Feed was listened to in the Arctic! Podcasters on the cover of a magazine, the worth of festivals and awards, stats geographic and user again plus a bonus recap of The Infinite Dial data!

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Quick Episode Summary

  • :13 Intro
  • 2:59 PROMO 1: Backyard Ecology
  • 3:28 Rob and Elsie Convo!
  • Podcorn acquired by Entercom
  • Update on iOS 14.5 and the new features
  • When eCamm Call Recorder keeps working
  • Auto-updating player that updates to the latest episode
  • 15:38 Audio feedback – listener privacy
  • The pendulum swinging back, when a brand does not want to advertise with you if you are tracking your audience
  • Questions about Gaana’s TOS
  • Our show was listened to in the Arctic! This is amazing!!!
  • A request to Apple and Spotify to offer prepaid music plans for military members
  • Overcast episode artwork changes, how and when does that happen?
  • 27:53 PROMO 2: Video Fuzzy
  • Where have YOU been? Getting featured on a magazine cover!
  • Festivals and awards shows, are they worth it?
  • Do podcast category settings have an impact on search in Apple Podcasts?
  • When the world’s biggest flower is your episode artwork
  • Good bots and bad bots
  • 42:27 PROMO 3: Mojo For Musicians
  • 43:00 STATS: Geographic and user agent
  • A recap of the Infinite Dial data
  • Where have we been
  • Where are we going

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