We’re inching closer to Thanksgiving here in the U.S and podcasters and companies are busy with lots of releases before the end of the year. The Blubrry team released a new product and service this month, and Todd and Mike discuss some changes that are happening with Spotify and Forbes. Be sure to stick around to hear about support phone hours and when we’ll be out for the holidays.
Thanks for joining us on this episode of Podcast Insider.
- More news from Spotify: adding a daily podcast playlist
- Forbes: Podcasting is going mainstream. Yes, we know this.
- Indie is the majority. The majority of podcast listeners, listen to indie podcasts.
- Create an e-book: repurpose your content in a multiple of ways.
- Pro-Production services, now coming from Blubrry. We’ve got a whole team working on editing, producing and more for hosting customers.
- PowerPress 8.1 is in internal beta (more changes to UI)
- Blubrry holiday hours
- Nov. 28 Thanksgiving OFF
- Nov. 29 Black Friday OFF
- Dec. 24 Christmas Eve 8AM – Noon
- Dec. 25 Christmas OFF
- Dec. 31 NYE 8AM – Noon
- Jan. 1 New Years OFF
- Jan. 2+ normal business hours
- Consult with Todd (Blubrry hosting customers) contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
- PowerPress Destination can help you get onto apps and directories.
- Episode Artwork: Only some apps use it, and there are two places to put episode images: ID3 tags (in the file) and in the feed. Some use one, some use the other and some use none (like Apple). Mike talks about it in this episode of Podcast Help Desk.
- New phone support hours: 9AM – 7PM EST Monday -Thursday, 9AM – 5PM EST Friday. We’ll be adding Saturday hours soon. As always, you can contact support anytime at blubrry.com/contact/
Promo code INSIDER for a free month at Blubrry.com
Coming at you this week from the Convo by Design Studio in Columbus, Ohio and Mike Dell’s World Studio in Traverse City, Michigan.