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It’s Thanksgiving 2020, the year from hell. NOTE! The actual gift guide begins 20 min into the show 😬 You’ve been warned. We have a whole list of things that will make the life of a podcaster so much easier and oh so much more comfortable and chic. We need your feedback about live streaming the show and we have a new phone number so we can connect 302–240–3425

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EPISODE LENGTH 1:24:40

  • We come clean right from the beginning that we will more likely than not, NOT talk about podcasting very much at all - in fact for most of this episode

  • 2:00 John has a confession to make, he’s a Spotify Premium member!

  • Elsie loves brussel sprouts

  • 6:03 Jess finally intros the actual show

  • 9:31 Elsie and Jess reminisce about the goats, they are no longer baby goats

  • 14:57 Elsie has lost her tech clout because her girls are schooling her

  • 17:00 We want feedback on where and what you want for us to do to show our live stream of the podcast? Send an email that says “Give zero effs”

  • 19:45 FINALLY IT’S THE GIFT GUIDE! And we begin with the AirPods Pro

  • 21:43 Elsie goes off on a through review of the AirPods Pro

  • 38:05 Elsie goes off on one of her 2020 favorites! The Zoom Podtrak P4 - it can do so many things!

  • 42:45 Jess begins with her love of the pajama chic fashion desires

  • 46:00 The love of a wall charger and why everyone needs to have one to make your life better

  • 49:44 Did you know there are virtual escape rooms? And jess is totally into them!

  • 52:56 And a fun thing that we might do to have fun that directly copies what the folks at Relay.FM did a while back

  • 56:08 A small stainless steel coffee press!

  • 59:26 John thinks that Elsie is allergic to convenience

  • 1:02:38 The Trader Joe’s Cookbook

  • “Cookie butter is weird.” -Jess

  • 1:07:12 The perfect slouchy slippers for podcasting

  • 1:09:06 YOU MUST GET THE SHURE MV7!

  • 1:11:29 And to end the list, we have a scarf organizer - for leggings

  • Text YOUR MOM to 302–240–3425

LINKS!

Podcast Themed Gift Guide! 

Work From Home Gifts!  

Jess’s Gift Guide:

Nice Pajama Work Clothes: 

- Torrid Dark Slate Grey Bedazzled Cord Fleece Hoodie 

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:46pm EST

As we go into Thanksgiving week a recap of how the COVID–19 surge has been affecting both Elsie and Jess, which leads them down the rabbit hole of holiday preparations and cooking #fails. In the podcasting realm, the power of host read ads, preparing for not making money with sponsors and 2 new super cool tech tools!

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EPISODE LENGTH 49:08

  • :58 Jess guesses how Elsie is doing now that everyone is getting COVID

  • “Nothing is different.” -Elsie

  • Jess on the other hand has things going on with school and all the things

  • 4:45 Elsie shares the children’s schedule and their outing in town once a week

  • 8:36 Whole Foods is sold out of turkeys already 

  • Jess tries to convince Elsie to cook the turkey while Elsie is not quite amped up to cook one

  • Jess says Thanksgiving is one of the only meals that she knows how to cook 

  • 11:07 Elsie failed at roasting a chicken and more Thanksgiving preparation stories

  • 19:30 NEWS: Podcast ads perform, host-reads outperform 

  • Announcer-reads generated 11 lifts, while host-reads generated 91% more, for a total of 21 lifts.

  • Overall, read the ad yourself

  • If you want to prerecord the ad, do so, but keep in mind if you make it sound recorded, then you are not doing your advertiser any service

  • 25:55 Two great quotes that are about making sure that you as a podcaster are aware of the advertising space

  • Sherpa leggins!!!! What???

  • 31:20 Elsie’s daughters are into an anime series called My Hero Academia and how weird it was that she’s getting articles suggested that have to do with that topic!

  • 33:02 Buzzsprout has added some extra tags to their podcast feeds

  • It is a cool functionality but as with anything else the tool only works when you have the workflow optimized

  • What do you think of this new functionality from Buzzsprout? Send us feedback! 

  • A lot of people just do things for their podcast but never ask if that work is giving them results

  • 42:30 Tool Tips: Little recorders! Zoom F2 and Zoom F2- BT

  • Elsie bought a new toy called Camo! 

  • 46:45 Elsie and Jess are doing their QAs via Zoom instead of what we were using before!

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Direct download: sp292_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:05pm EST

Man oh man have we been sort of recovering from the wildness of the week! Not closing loops becomes a massive energy leak. Shout-out to WOC Podcasters, awesome feedback on past episodes, Podchaser premium, the sale of Wondery, and help in getting a strategy ready for She Podcasts Live 2021!

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EPISODE LENGTH 58:11

  • 2:28 Jess had the most prolonged weekend of her life

  • The election was a bit extra for Jess because Biden lives near where she lives!

  • It really is all about closing the loop and Elsie shares and example of not closing the loop with her headphones

  • 11:40 John says that the loop-closers are annoying

  • Elsie needs an extra human to close all of her loops

  • 13:58 there are actual services that you can use to hire people to do little things for you

  • 18:48 Shout out to the team at WOC Podcasters for featuring the She Podcasts group on their blog!

  • 20:14 We have feedback on episode 288 and we’re closing the loop!

  • Elzie Flenard sent a very nice email taking responsibility for not doing his due diligence  

  • 24:53 Jess got a tweet!

  • If you have feedback, email feedback@shedpocasts.com

  • 27:58 NEWS: Podchaser will offer a premium service

  • Podchaser has grown so much and they are really bringing some amazing value to the podcasting industry

  • You can create a whole feed of all the shows that you’ve been on!

  • 36:09 Apple and Sony are talking about buying Wondery 

  • 40:42 How Jess got a panic attack when she saw the NAB booths

  • 43:49 what are the stipulations of how many people can actually gather somewhere

  • What is full capacity for the hotel? In these times

  • 54:37 How do you solve the issue of the 2021 She Podcasts Live? Send it over!

  • 55:32 Elsie loved The Queen’s Gambit

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Direct download: sp291_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

Audio feedback about our Quibi conversation! Build relationships with mentors who have the expertise – you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Also, She Podcasts in Audible! Adweek’s Podcasts of the Year for 2020; is it really a podcast if there are only ten episodes? Stay tuned as we dive into the annual growth of podcast listeners and how ad dollars are booming.

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EPISODE LENGTH 58:56

  • 0:45 Elsie is without power and all the learning that came from that

  • 8:19 Super Squad: Elsie will talk about how to optimize your podcasting equipment to be able to record and function whether or not you have power 

  • “I’m not bound to one way of doing things” - Elsie’s podcasting wisdom

  • 10:48 Feedback on our Quibi conversation

  • The most important thing is to start building relationships

  • And it seems that emotions

  • 20:28 We have more feedback about why there was a missing Amazon Music episode of She Podcasts

  • 23:00 Tool Tips! The Libsyn 5 interface!

  • 24:36 She Podcasts is in Audible

  • SURGICAL READING! Wut?

  • How Jess reads books and how Elsie reads books

  • 31:50 Why having your show in Audible will matter to growing podcasting

  • You have to search for Elsie or Jess on Audible; searching for She Podcasts is more challenging

  • Tip: having a hard time finding your show on Audible? Search for your name!

  • 34:03 Adweek releases Podcasts of the year

  • It IS a podcast even if it has an end! Send us feedback feedback@shepodcasts.com

  • 43:44 Jess wonders why Elsie keeps saying her full name

  • 45:02 Podcast engagement and host read ad data is doing just peachy

  • Such amazing data on the amazingness of host read ads

  • Elsie admits she knows she needs to not make the ads so long

  • 54:00 Dynamic microphones, recieving feedback, why we did not talk about the election.

LINKS!

She Podcasts thank-you to our Sponsors!

Produce Your Podcast!

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Help Us Spread The Word!

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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: sp290_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19pm EST

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