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Todd Cochrane is the Founder of Geek News Central and host of the Geek News Central Podcast. He is a Podcast Hall of Fame Inductee and was one of the very first podcasters in 2004. He wrote the first book on podcasting, and did many of the early Podcast Advertising deals in the podcasting space. He does two other podcasts in addition to Geek News Central. The New Media Show and Podcast Legends.

400th Episode and we get Deep!



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn celebrate not only this show’s 400th episode but also Rob’s 16 years in podcasting. This show gets real deep and I think your going to get a lot out of this one.

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Podcasting Opportunities are Endless #399



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn discuss podcasting’s endless opportunities in being an incredibly open space for creators that allow them to control there message, brand and voice in ways not fully achievable on controlled platforms like YouTube and Instagram. It’s a remarkable time for creators in the podcasting space.

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Podcast 2.0? #398



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn discuss Adam Curry’s new venture in detail and take a trip back down memory lane. We also discuss another cloning of a podcast and what needs to be done about it.

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Relevance and Trust in the Podcasting Space #397



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn discuss relevance and trust in the podcasting space. There are a lot of things moving related to privacy, influence, what is a podcast today and host of other topics that we run through.

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Heather Osgood founder of True Native Media #396



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn welcome Heather Osgood founder of True Native Media to the show and we dig into the Spotify controversy over The Joe Budden Podcast and it does not paint a pretty picture for Spotify. We also dig in very deep into what is happening in the podcast advertising space.

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Podcast Tech Advancements #395



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn discuss where podcasting tech is going along with a deep discussion on top show lists and how the perception of the biggest shows in podcasting is getting skewed which is ultimately going to continue to hurt independent podcasters.

We also send out a little plea to the Apple team.

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Rob Walch is our Guest #394



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn and Rob Walch joins us for the New Media Show and we discuss a wide variety of topics. Everything from Privacy of listeners to Rob’s move to Nashville. Send your feedback to the Rob or Todd and we look forward to your commentary.

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Being Compliant Means Nothing #393



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn once again discuss the history and importance of becoming IAB Certified Compliant and not just saying they are compliant when we know that has little value based on what we have seen as companies get certified and the adjustment that they had to make to there numbers. Plus we discuss some naughty things happening on Anchor as reported by Podnews

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Getting Deep on Content Decisions #392



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn have a pretty heavy discussion on making judgement calls or legal calls on content that while uncomfortable does not violate terms of service. This is in relation to an issue Todd run up against last week in regards to making a call on a show on the Podcast Awards.

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Dan Franks – Podcast Movement #391



Todd Cochrane CEO of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn is joined by Dan Franks from Podcast Movement to talk about the decision to cancel the in-person event and go to a virtual event and the challenges of picking a platform and what to expect from this year’s virtual event of which you can buy a ticket today

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