The one and only Skye Pillsbury, a confessed podcast junkie, joins the show today! And she shares why she’s leaving Inside Podcasting. We talk about the podcasting/entrepreneurship combination, and why Skye is looking for more freedom, then moving into the news, including loads of Spotify updates, True Crime drama, and Patreon vs. Owen Benjamin.
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EPISODE LENGTH 54:11
- Skye Pillsbury is here and she is HIP
- 2:32 Why Skye is in Wyoming
- 5:12 The experience of recording Inside Podcasting with Skye, in her closet, in the dark
- 7:20 Leaving Inside Podcasting
- Skye works for a company that asked her to create Inside Podcasting
- Every day that Skye works for someone else, she isn’t building something for herself
- Skye will keep everyone posted on her next moves
- 15:49 Podfest Global Summit!
- 17:33 NEWS: HTML Formatting in Spotify
- HTML formatting is a no-brainer and way overdue for Spotify
- The Michelle Obama Podcast features shareable quote cards
- Who is picking these quotes?!
- 24:08 ALSO: Spotify is claiming that their audience is increasing since the pandemic
- Spotify is gearing up for a world with no RSS feeds
- “No one should trust me because I have no financial background.” -Skye
- 26:48 Our awesome sponsor Swell! Swellcast is in da house!
- 29:20 True-Crime Podcasts are not doing enough for #BLM
- First of all, true-crime podcasters are not set up to be journalists and reporters
- Second of all, if you want to be included on a true-crime podcast, you need to start murdering people
- 36:55 Owen Benjamin’s content got removed, and he got kicked off of Patreon
- Listeners of Owen Benjamin are PISSED
- Who is in charge of kicking people off of platforms?
- 46:23 Ya’ll Produce your podcast is AAAAMAZING!!!
- 50:10 Dirty Diana – John says it is well done, but it’s audio porn
- Introducing HTML Formatting
- Elsie and Jess on Season 2 of Inside Podcasting!
- Spotify’s Listening Audience Increases After Pandemic Slump
- Female-Targeted Fangirl Sports Network Makes Its Podcast Debut
- Benztown + McVay Podcast Networks Adds Two Shows From Fangirl Sports Network
- Are True-Crime Podcasts Ready for the #DefundthePolice Era?
- The Future of True Crime Will Have To Be Different
- Spotify tests visual quote cards for The Michelle Obama Podcast
- Banned by PayPal and YouTube, this alt-right comedian is back on PayPal and YouTube (updated)
- Court’s final ruling against Patreon opens legal avenue to defend against deplatforming