She Podcasts

A BONUS Episode taking you behind the scenes of our She Podcasts Super Squad, this time featuring Elsie’s Q&A. She answers questions about how to link to shows on Pandora since they are not available via desktop, Elsie’s workflow on keeping a reference section and why that’s important for podcasting, and OMG she’s broken up with listening to podcasts (taking time off) and why it’s not a bad thing, she addresses how to grow your Patreon listeners and why it’s ok to let your podcast die. The episode has chapter marks, so if your podcast app supports them, you can easily go to the question you wanna listen to!

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Episode Recap: length 42:49

  • Jess intros the show! And you guys She Podcasts LIVE ticket prices are going up August 1!
  • Elsie gives us a quick behind the scenes
  • 3:55 Kathy’s question about how to get the Pandora link since it’s not available on desktop
  • 8:13 Elsie’s hack on keeping organized and a reference section using plain text - now using the Notes app on Mac OS
  • 10:56 Elsie asks YOU a couple of important questions: how is your media consumption going? How do you stay connected to your world? What are the things that you need to do to recharge
  • 13:13 Elsie stopped listening to podcasts! And she shares exactly what made her quit
  • 17:20 Podcasting is cyclical and why there are times that podcast growth will not happen, and it does not mean that your podcast and your work is not valuable
  • 21:41 Lisa asks about sound mixing and does it matter - and how much does it matter?
  • 25:48 Top tips to grow your PATREON subscribers and what has helped us growth our Super Squad
  • 35:40 Discussing an article on Medium about podfading aka your show’s life span is over
  • Elsie shares that she has another podcast

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She Podcasts thank-you to our Sponsors!

Our editor John from Audio Editing Solutions. He is so good you need to hire him STAT!

For $5 per month get exclusive access to coaching with Jess and Elsie

Get special time with Jess and Elsie weekly over in the She Podcasts Supersquad! All you need to do is to sign up to be a $5 per month Patreon. We are waaaaaay worth more than a cup of coffee. Patreon


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Direct download: sp_elsie_special_super_squad_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EST

The heat has the She Podcasts Team a bit delirious as they dive into a discussion all about podcasting and the blockchain, dissect Tim Ferriss’s podcasting experiment as he comes back to sponsors and finally break down the latest podcast news centered around Apple allegedly looking to experiment with exclusive podcast content and how reporters are reporting lies about it. Don’t miss the latest update on the She Podcasts LIVE and the most hilarious blooper ever - stick to the end. Follow the chapter marks for easy listening!

Send us your feedback, email feedback@shepodcasts.com! We can’t wait to hear from you!

HAVE YOU GOTTEN YOUR TICKET YET FOR THE SHE PODCASTS LIVE EXPERIENCE? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???

Join the She Podcasts Super Squad for exclusive coaching and attention to you from Jess and Elsie for only $5 a month!

Episode Recap: length 59:33

  • We must begin with a heat recap because HOOOOTTTTTTT
  • 3:56 Civilla Morgan sent us some feedback, yassssss
  • 6:56 NEWS
  • A bit of podcasting and blockchain! Because we are so informed about this #not
  • 13:56 Oh man, Tim Ferriss broke up with sticking to the new donation model
  • Jess shares why this experiment was destined to fail
  • Why being an influencer and our opinion is way undervalued - people listen to us, and that’s power people!
  • 23:45 For us, our She Podcasts Super Squad is the way that give back and make money, without having to stop taking sponsors. SIGN UP!
  • 25:00 Apple is allegedly having some convos about creating their own exclusive content
  • Elsie goes on a massive rant about how the media is covering the Apple news when in fact it’s all speculation
  • Jess and Elsie begins to speculate on what Apple exclusive content could be
  • We don’t think Apple is gonna do the same exact thing as Spotify and Stitcher
  • Reporters have a responsibility to report the news
  • 38:26 The goofy ass article covering podcasting in the NY Times
  • 43:20 TOOL TIPS
  • She Podcasts was kicked out of Spotify, finally got back in and we are nowhere to be found due to their horrible algorithm
  • Thanks to Dave Jackson we share the Spotify search algorithm
  • 50:30 She Podcasts Live update!!!
  • Jess shares a bunch of the content that you will get at She Podcasts Live, so good!
  • 56:51 The. Best. Blooper. Ever.

Links!

She Podcasts thank-you to our Sponsors!

Our editor John from Audio Editing Solutions. He is so good you need to hire him STAT!

For $5 per month get exclusive access to coaching with Jess and Elsie

Get special time with Jess and Elsie weekly over in the She Podcasts Supersquad! All you need to do is to sign up to be a $5 per month Patreon. We are waaaaaay worth more than a cup of coffee. Patreon


Help Us Spread The Word!

It would be stellar if you shared She Podcasts with your fellow women podcasters on twitter. Click here to tweet some love!

If this episode got you all fired up SUBSCRIBE wherever you get your podcasts! ONE CLICK!

Feedback + Promotion for Women Podcasters

You can ask your questions by emailing feedback@shepodcasts.com. We love audio feedback! Let your voice be heard, record your voice via voice memo in your smartphone and send it over! You can also join the She Podcasts Facebook group !

 

Direct download: sp236_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EST

The AMAZING Kristen Meinzer co-hosts this episode with Elsie and they dive straight into the Netflix podcasting strategy, how mixing medium can render amazing creativity in podcasting, and a massively wise and must-listen conversation centered around Kristen’s book So You Wanna Start A Podcast, plus wrapping it up with an cool app that Elsie has been playing with PLUS guess who is the opening keynote at She Podcasts Live!?

Send us your feedback, email feedback@shepodcasts.com! We can’t wait to hear from you!

HAVE YOU GOTTEN YOUR TICKET YET FOR THE SHE PODCASTS LIVE EXPERIENCE? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???

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Episode Recap: length 55:25

  • Co-host time! It’s the amazing Kristen Meinzer!
  • 2:49 NEWS!
  • Discussing the Netflix podcasting strategy and they are not wanting to be the Netflix of podcasting
  • How Elsie listened to the Always Be My Maybe director’s cut episode without watching the movie
  • Kristen did research on Ally Wong’s glasses! Because oh my gosh, so cute!
  • The whole mixing up the mediums for inspiration to create incredible podcasts is Kristen’s jam!
  • How do you market your podcast? And discussing how for branded shows, the podcasts ARE part of the marketing department
  • People’s stories are the most powerful way to strengthen our society
  • 23:50 All about Kristen’s book So You Wanna Start A Podcast
  • Because you know, all the same questions kept coming up over and over again!
  • “We all have questions, I wanna help you answer them” - Kristen
  • And her belief that every everybody’s voice is a gift and that everybody has a story ♥
  • Let’s celebrate the idea that it’s accessible and less scary! And the importance of diverse voices
  • You guys! She also has an audiobook that goes along with it!
  • Kristen wanted the book to be the easiest book to read possible, with clear organizing principles to help you get it - with 7 very clear steps
  • 30:13 This whole part (not breaking it down) is GOOOOOOOOOLLLLDDDDDDDDDD. Y’all must listen to Kristen!
  • “If you can’t sell it to an audience, you can’t sell it to an advertiser either.” - Kristen
  • Elsie and Jess started with an idea and then evolved into what She Podcasts is today, and it continues to evolve
  • Shout-out to editors and producers that are magic makers!
  • 46:48 TOOL TIPS
  • Forecast
  • 50:28 She Podcasts Live Update
  • Kristen Meinzer is going to be our opening keynote! She is going to be aaaaaamazing!!!!!
  • OMGOSH Kristen is launching another show called We Love You, And So Can You

Links!

She Podcasts thank-you to our Sponsors!

Our editor John from Audio Editing Solutions. He is so good you need to hire him STAT!

For $5 per month get exclusive access to coaching with Jess and Elsie

Get special time with Jess and Elsie weekly over in the She Podcasts Supersquad! All you need to do is to sign up to be a $5 per month Patreon. We are waaaaaay worth more than a cup of coffee. Patreon


Help Us Spread The Word!

It would be stellar if you shared She Podcasts with your fellow women podcasters on twitter. Click here to tweet some love!

If this episode got you all fired up SUBSCRIBE wherever you get your podcasts! ONE CLICK!

Feedback + Promotion for Women Podcasters

You can ask your questions by emailing feedback@shepodcasts.com. We love audio feedback! Let your voice be heard, record your voice via voice memo in your smartphone and send it over! You can also join the She Podcasts Facebook group !

 

Direct download: sp235_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EST

A deliciously educational and enlightening episode about women’s podcast networks and insight into podcast networks as a whole, deep thoughts about China forcing some Chinese podcast sharing or voice-based apps to suspend or terminate services, but most importantly we discuss our guest co-host Daniel Lewis’s article all about podcast download speeds that leads us into a mind blowing download numbers discussion!

Send us your feedback, email feedback@shepodcasts.com! We can’t wait to hear from you!

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Episode Recap: length 1:12:48

  • We have a special guest! And he’s a podspeeder! Say hello to Daniel Lewis from the Audacity To Podcast!
  • 2:05 NEWS
  • Catching up on a previously discussed bit of news from Earios women’s podcast network for everyone
  • Why does being on a network or having a network matter from someone that has run a network
  • Big thing a network brings, the behind the scenes! That’s what your network needs to do, help you with all the back end stuff that you don’t have the resources
  • Who said “you cannot monetize the network.”
  • We as podcasters think that the network will solve all of our problems, but alas, they do not
  • Elsie is closer to 55 year old savings!
  • China is squashing podcasting because they can, and it’s a bummer
  • If you’re not “communism, yeay!” then you’re out
  • Elsie is wrong on saying that explicit content is not available in China, Daniel sets her straight!
  • Daniel breaks down the countries that ban explicit content
  • 27:23 What it took to test at least 32 podcast hosting platforms speed in delivering your files and why in the world this project even began
  • Speeds tested were not only U.S. only, and Daniel breaks down exactly how he tested the WORLD
  • Does the ability to download a podcast episode really fast, actually matter?
  • You guys! A revelations on how download filtering or NOT can really affect your download numbers
  • Find out which podcast hosting providers allowed Daniel’s testing to count all the fake downloads!
  • Remember, in order to check out the most current information, you need to go to Daniel’s article linked below
  • Why we feel IAB certification does matter
  • And downloads does not equal people
  • So, does download podcast speeds really matter?
  • 55:57 TOOL TIPS
  • The Bullet App and how it solves the problem to snip bits of audio from any podcast app!
  • 1:07:42 SHE PODCASTS LIVE UPDATE!
  • Midroll has sponsored the She Podcast LIVE Party!
  • Another ticket giveaway happened and we’re having price increases a the end of the month! Prices will keep increasing!
  • Go see Jessica, Emily Prokop and Christ Krimitsos will be attending Influence 2019

Links!

She Podcasts thank-you to our Sponsors!

Our editor John from Audio Editing Solutions. He is so good you need to hire him STAT!

For $5 per month get exclusive access to coaching with Jess and Elsie

Get special time with Jess and Elsie weekly over in the She Podcasts Supersquad! All you need to do is to sign up to be a $5 per month Patreon. We are waaaaaay worth more than a cup of coffee. Patreon


Help Us Spread The Word!

It would be stellar if you shared She Podcasts with your fellow women podcasters on twitter. Click here to tweet some love!

If this episode got you all fired up SUBSCRIBE wherever you get your podcasts! ONE CLICK!

Feedback + Promotion for Women Podcasters

You can ask your questions by emailing feedback@shepodcasts.com. We love audio feedback! Let your voice be heard, record your voice via voice memo in your smartphone and send it over! You can also join the She Podcasts Facebook group !

 

Direct download: sp234_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Fun bonus episode time! Elsie introduces the show and we highlight one of Jess’s QnA within the She Podcasts Super Squad. She delves into questions about changing your show name if someone else has it, Facebook Page or Group, letting sponsors approve your ad reads, leveraging a big guest on your show and OH so much more! Listen up!

Send us your feedback, email feedback@shepodcasts.com! We can’t wait to hear from you!

HAVE YOU GOTTEN YOUR TICKET YET FOR THE SHE PODCASTS LIVE EXPERIENCE? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???

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Episode Recap: length 30:35

  • Elsie intro to all the things!
  • 1:35 Our amazing sponsor Wavve
  • 3:04 The Jess QnA
  • She’s using the awesome Heil PR30
  • 3:31 Changing your episode name if someone else has the same name of as your show?
  • 7:16 What’s better? Having a Facebook Book or a Facebook Page for your podcast?
  • 8:25 What’s up with sponsor approval of ad copy? Yeay or nay?
  • 9:50 Leveraging influential guest on your show
  • 13:23 What Jess thinks about Tim Ferriss not having ads on his show anymore
  • 16:19 The secrets to booking great guests
  • 19:43 How do you produce your show in a professional way?
  • 21:57 How do you encourage engagement?
  • 24:24 What is the best way to monetize?

Links!

She Podcasts thank-you to our Sponsors!

Our editor John from Audio Editing Solutions. He is so good you need to hire him STAT!

For $5 per month get exclusive access to coaching with Jess and Elsie

Get special time with Jess and Elsie weekly over in the She Podcasts Supersquad! All you need to do is to sign up to be a $5 per month Patreon. We are waaaaaay worth more than a cup of coffee. Patreon


Help Us Spread The Word!

It would be stellar if you shared She Podcasts with your fellow women podcasters on twitter. Click here to tweet some love!

If this episode got you all fired up SUBSCRIBE wherever you get your podcasts! ONE CLICK!

Feedback + Promotion for Women Podcasters

You can ask your questions by emailing feedback@shepodcasts.com. We love audio feedback! Let your voice be heard, record your voice via voice memo in your smartphone and send it over! You can also join the She Podcasts Facebook group !

 

Direct download: sp_bonus_jess_qna_july_2019.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EST

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