A deliciously educational and enlightening episode about women’s podcast networks and insight into podcast networks as a whole, deep thoughts about China forcing some Chinese podcast sharing or voice-based apps to suspend or terminate services, but most importantly we discuss our guest co-host Daniel Lewis’s article all about podcast download speeds that leads us into a mind blowing download numbers discussion!

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Episode Recap: length 1:12:48

  • We have a special guest! And he’s a podspeeder! Say hello to Daniel Lewis from the Audacity To Podcast!
  • 2:05 NEWS
  • Catching up on a previously discussed bit of news from Earios women’s podcast network for everyone
  • Why does being on a network or having a network matter from someone that has run a network
  • Big thing a network brings, the behind the scenes! That’s what your network needs to do, help you with all the back end stuff that you don’t have the resources
  • Who said “you cannot monetize the network.”
  • We as podcasters think that the network will solve all of our problems, but alas, they do not
  • Elsie is closer to 55 year old savings!
  • China is squashing podcasting because they can, and it’s a bummer
  • If you’re not “communism, yeay!” then you’re out
  • Elsie is wrong on saying that explicit content is not available in China, Daniel sets her straight!
  • Daniel breaks down the countries that ban explicit content
  • 27:23 What it took to test at least 32 podcast hosting platforms speed in delivering your files and why in the world this project even began
  • Speeds tested were not only U.S. only, and Daniel breaks down exactly how he tested the WORLD
  • Does the ability to download a podcast episode really fast, actually matter?
  • You guys! A revelations on how download filtering or NOT can really affect your download numbers
  • Find out which podcast hosting providers allowed Daniel’s testing to count all the fake downloads!
  • Remember, in order to check out the most current information, you need to go to Daniel’s article linked below
  • Why we feel IAB certification does matter
  • And downloads does not equal people
  • So, does download podcast speeds really matter?
  • 55:57 TOOL TIPS
  • The Bullet App and how it solves the problem to snip bits of audio from any podcast app!
  • Midroll has sponsored the She Podcast LIVE Party!
  • Another ticket giveaway happened and we’re having price increases a the end of the month! Prices will keep increasing!
  • Go see Jessica, Emily Prokop and Christ Krimitsos will be attending Influence 2019


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