Google removes/adds podcasts; Tom Rossi on Buzzsprout subscriptions; Sean Glynn on Novel; Jordan Harbinger
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Google removes/adds podcasts; Tom Rossi on Buzzsprout subscriptions; Sean Glynn on Novel; Jordan Harbinger

10 Feb • 1hr 14m
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Special Guests: Tom RossiSean GlynnJordan Harbinger Show NotesGoogle tells us that Google Podcasts carousel links in Google Search (which the company said will go away at the end of this week) are being replaced with a new feature. Over a thousand Buzzsprout podcasts are using the subscriptions feature, according to Buzzcast. It was announced in late January. UK podcast company Novel has secured a £5mn ($6.2mn) Series A investment round. The investment will be used to accelerate growth with strategic partners, and to establish the company’s own network of originals.Dan Misener from Bumper says, 54% of the Apple Podcasts top 200 had trailers, and 50% of the Spotify top 200 did too.What makes a chart-topping podcast? Rephonic says that top shows tend to be weekly; tend to skew male in audience.Dave Jones has added a new Podcast Index API output of feed and episode value blocks.Cloudflare announced Wildebeest, an open-source, easy-to-deploy ActivityPub and Mastodon-compatible serverHindenburg 2.0 is launching shortly.Podverse (New Version) supports value-for-value streaming for videos.Podnews Live - Manchester 13th June -  Save the Day! (0:00) 10 Feb(1:16) Google and podcasts(7:37) Interview: Tom Rossi from Buzzsprout(20:57) Interview: Sean Glynn from Novel(32:40) Trailers(36:32) What makes a #1?(38:35) Interview: Jordan Harbinger(43:25) YouTube and Freakonomics(45:29) People News(46:57) The Tech Stuff(1:05:14) Announcing Podnews Live(1:07:07) Boostagram Corner(1:10:30) Sam and James's weekSupport the showConnect With Us: Email: Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡ and ⚡ Mastodon: and Support us: Get Podnews: Podnews Live (London) Sep 27: Tickets on sale now!
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8,008 sats
13 Feb
Sam, great chat with Jordan! Definitely worth listening to the whole convo. Might even be worth enabling V4V there as well, you would have gotten some extra sats from me 😁
2,222 sats
13 Feb
Nice selection of boosts you had there. Picking up some steam!
1,000 sats
10 Feb
Bullish on Jordan Harbinger
250 sats
11 Feb
The path through sometimes conflicting news . . .