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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.

Google to Rule Podcast Discover #258



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee discuss in detail how Google will become the number one source in Podcast discover. We also cover Podcast Movement in detail, parties, show floor, vibe, audience and what is next in events this year. If you’re at Dragon Con be sure to come to the Podcast track. Plus we will be doing a live New Media Show from the event.

The new studio is in the final completion stage and we should be back live on the next show.

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New Media Show Live @ Podcast Movement 2019 #257



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee are joined live at Podcast Movement 2019 by Rob Walch of Libsyn, Sarah van Mosel of Stitcher, Lindsay Bowen of Pandora. We cover a wide breadth of topics from the impact of new streaming services, revenue sharing, IAB Podcast Measurement Guidelines, Global Podcast Audience growth, podcast distribution evolution, premium podcasting platforms, the future of podcasting.

The new studio is nearing completion and we should be back live in the studio in the coming weeks.

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Podcast Music’s Big Announcement #256



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee talk with Douglas Reed from PodcastMusic.com of Source Audio. The announcement made today with Sound Exchange signing a deal to clear commercial music in a podcast is monumental. We get details on what this is going to mean for podcaster who want commercial podcast music in there podcast.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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Podcast Movement Here we Come! #255



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee talk about Podcast Movement and a whole host of other things that have been announced in the podcasting space in the past week and review of how free will come at a high price.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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Apple Podcasts Categories Update is Here! #254



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee discuss all the latest podcasting news to include updates about Apple Podcasts categories and ramifications of bad stats and the ongoing issues between certified platforms and those that are not happy about the certification process.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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Dan Franks on Podcast Movement #253



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee welcome Dan Franks to the New Media Show to discuss Podcast Movement. Dan catches us up on all the insider information on the latest news and announcements plus talks about what he is seeing in the podcasting space as well.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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Peak Podcasting LOL #252



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee have a little fun with the Peak Podcasting article that was published in the NYT instead of the Onion. We are no waiting for the corresponding podcasting is dying articles. From our perspective podcasting is still the word of the day in media space. Lot’s to cover here and an update on the new studio.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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The Hard Road to Standards #251



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee take a look at the groundswell starting to happen of hosts that are now starting to align and understand the importance of standards in measurement. One can only hope this continues. Rob and I do a Friday recording as Rob is not available Saturday. Todd is back in Hawaii for a few days for next weeks podcast.


250 Episodes of Podcast Gold



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee host the New Media Show and we are happy to announce our 250th episode. This show originated as the Saturday Morning Tech show but we spent so much time talking about podcasting we changed the shows name mid-podcast. So this is #250 for those of you that have been tagging along with us


StreamYard Discovery #249



Host’s Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee discover StreamYard and do a simple live stream only with their webcams. Not a bad service and with some extra software you can easily capture the live video. Overall very impressed. We did a Friday show which Todd published Monday due to his container coming and schedule conflicts get the details on the show.

We are Audio only until Todd’s gets the new studio set up in Michigan.

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