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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.

Moving Time #247



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee discuss all the latest in the podcasting space and dig into the latest Apple announcements. Todd also gives an update on the studio build progress and where he is at in that process and what has happened the first week of the move.

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

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Change is in the Air #246



Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee talk about Rob’s move to Libsyn and we spend some time on the IAB Podcast Measurement Guidelines v 2.0 and the misconceptions in the podcaster space about the guidelines and of course the massive download reduction that Podtrac customers are going to see due to their certification to be compliant with the measurement guidelines.

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

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Google Makes Audio First Class Citizen in Search #245



Google has stepped up there game and now shows and links to their audio episodes can be found in desktop search on Google.com while there are some concerns and questions to how some of the results are being framed this is a big deal in bringing the power of Google search to help for show discovery. Picking a show title will now be as important as ever. Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee break it down.

Admin Note: This will be the last live video from the Honolulu Studio we forgot that Rob will be in Austin next week speaking at the outlier event. The show will continue Audio only until Todd gets the new Studio setup in Michigan which should be Mid-June. So be sure to be subscribed to the Audio version of the show in order to get the next episodes.

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Luminary Launch Insanity #243



Rob Greenlee and Todd Cochrane discuss the craziness surrounding the Luminary launch. We continue to say that these companies could save themselves some serious headache if they just ask for a little advise. Instead, again and again, they get into a PR headache out of the gate. Plus all the news you can handle on the podcasting space.

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NAB Wrap Up #242



Rob Greenlee and Todd Cochrane discuss the NAB show and all the happenings of a week in Las Vegas. We run some interesting scenarios at you as well. Plus suffer our first ever in show live stream crash. Lots of juicy info here and lots of speculation of what is happening in the space. Have fun with this one folks.

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NAB Pre-Show & ShePodcasts Kickstarter #241



Rob Greenlee and Todd Cochrane after overcoming technical difficulties do a quick show and have Jessica Kupferman on from ShePodcasts to discuss their Kickstarter and the event that they hope to have in Atlanta. This will be a great event for the ladies to collaborate and get motivated from successful women podcasters in the space.

To support the kickstarter go to shepodcasts.com/kickstarter

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Standards Ramifications #240



Rob Greenlee and Todd Cochrane get into the weeds today talking about Standards Ramifications additionaly the move by the BBC, Google Transcripts, Audioburst, Jacobs Media report and of course the podcasting hitting 700,000 shows created. Our schedule next week will likely include a Friday show as we head off to NAB.

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Tom Webster – Infinite Dial #239



Rob Greenlee and Todd Cochrane are joined by Edison Research Tom Webster to discuss the Infinite Dial 2019. Tom Joins us 30 minutes into the show. Todd also discusses when the last episode will be in Hawaii. Rob Shares about his trip to Spain. This episode is quite insightful as Tom breaks down some of the more eye-opening stats that came from the study.

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New Media Show Live from Podfest #238



A special edition of the New Media SHow live from Podfest. Your host Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee invite Elsie Escobar and James Cridland to share there thoughts on various topics that are at the forefront of discussion in the podcasting space. From Women in Podcasting to how do we grow audiences and reach 1 billion in advertising sales. This live show was recorded in front of a live audience at Podfest in Orlando.

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