Skye Pillsbury from Inside Podcasting is in da house!!! We cover what went down with Himalaya, crisis management tips, some craziness with lawsuits coming from ratings and reviews, the reality of launching a show and podcasting, Elsie gushes about the latest RODEcaster Pro firmware update! Oh, and so much more!

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Episode Recap: length 1:03:26

  • Introduction of the mighty Skye Pillsbury of Inside Podcasting
  • 3:55 NEWS
  • OMG, Himalaya, what? Juicy insight and behind the scenes!
  • We get the scoop on journalistic best practices
  • And bonus! Crisis management best practices
  • When having smaller stats is a good thing
  • 18:35 The whole Sword and Scale crazy business
  • You guys ratings and reviews are really not all that – really – like for real
  • A much better way to get social proof than Apple Podcasts ratings and reviews
  • 27:50 You can share podcasts on Pandora to Instagram Stories!
  • Remember that podcasts on Pandora are not available on the desktop app
  • A quick update on some news from Patreon
  • 35:30 Skye has a podcast! And she gives us the scoop
  • Launching is not all that, it’s like a wedding
  • What it really takes to do a podcast is to DO the podcast
  • “The reality of growing an audience does not equate to a great launch” – Elsie
  • Oh those little things that you only learn about podcasting when you do the thing
  • Some insight into batch producing to launch when you have crappy audio
  • “There is only so much that an editor can do” – John
  • 48:40 TOOL TIPS
  • All about the RODEcaster Pro 2.0 update
  • You guys, Elsie is hired talent for SPL19
  • Skye is speaking at She Podcasts Live and she gives us the scoop on her session on what it’s like to report on the podcasting industry
  • 1:01:53 Elsie’s The E-League is OPEN!!!


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