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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.

Gordon Firemark on Speech in Podcasting #429



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn are joined by Gordon Firemark to discuss freedom of speech in podcasting with reference to many of the events that have happened in recent weeks to include a focus on podcast content by topic versus the actual nature of what is said in those podcasts.

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Podcasting is not 20 Years Old Today #428



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn discuss a hot topic. Claims are being made that podcasting is 20 years old today. LOL Well the concept of podcasting is 20 years old but podcasting did not get named until much later and the first podcast that was delivered to a media device was done by Adam Curry in 2004. You don’t get to re-write history because you had an enclosure in an RSS feed that nothing could download or sync to a device.

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Podcaster Fundamentals #427



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn discuss a variety of topics but Todd took the lead and discusses podcasters in large part missing many of the fundamentals of building a show. While many are creating fantastic content it’s well known that more is needed in the basic podcast 101 things they should be doing to build and grow their shows.

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Latest Podcast News #426



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn are solo on this show and spend a considerable amount of time covering what is happening in the podcasting space and reflecting on how this audience can help us spread successful podcast tips and be mentors to future podcasters.

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Danny Pena – Gamertag Radio #425



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn are joined by guest Danny Pena from Gamertag Radio and we discuss in length the success Danny and his team have had in building community and audience and how he reflects on podcasting’s past and where it’s headed in the future. This is a great conversation that every new podcaster should listen to.

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Megaphone and Listener Privacy #424



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn discuss the Megaphone news on the listener privacy issue raised when a blocklist put them on a list that prevented some browsers and Ad Blockers from allowing access to some of there podcasters shows. Not as big an issue as the article made it out to be, but bad enough to cause them some headaches.

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End of Year Wrap up Show #423



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn talk wrap up the year with a final podcast for 2020. We cover a variety of podcasting topics that is sure to get you excited about 2021.

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Podcast Index Gaining Support #422



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn talk in-depth about the Podcast Index and how it is now growing a coalition of App developers and major podcast hosts to support the expansion of RSS and the vision the group leaders have laid out. We have seen groups come and go over the years but Adam Curry and the team of contributors are moving at lightning speed and making major headways into modernizing the podcasting space. The best part is most of these initiatives are purely for the benefit of podcasters to grow their shows.

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Podcast Predictions 2021 #420



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn talk about our 2020 Podcast overview and our 2021 predictions. I feel your going to have fun with us on this show.

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Super Listener Study #419



Todd Cochrane Founder of Blubrry Podcasting and Rob Greenlee of Libsyn talk about the Edison Research Super Podcast Listener study that was conducted in some detail. There are some great takeaways from this study. Rob and I concluded there are signs that the advertising load in podcast is close to maximum.

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