She Podcasts

Technical difficulties get the best of the She Podcasts team at the start of the episode. Also covering Spotify is making moves with transcripts & Apple watch, while Libsyn 5 and Canva and many others are now BFF’s. Elsie recaps the Ambies and takes a stand on the correlation between celebrity names used to drive attention and how it detracts from meaningful conversations. Finally, discussing how to keep podcasting when not in the studio!

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EPISODE LENGTH 43:07

  • Bandwidth issues are a constant struggle, we are the queens of podcasting under duress

  • 4:18 Quick recap about the Ambies! (the very first podcast centric awards).

  • Congrats to Dan and Jared for the production of the Ambies

  • Elsie really just loves podcasting

  • 9:35 Elsie is LOVING “The Me You Can’t See”

  • When does the celebrity hook fail?

  • But the important topic conversations turn into headlines surrounding celebrities instead of focusing on the deeper problem.

  • 17:10 Spotify is making moves! Spotify brings offline listening to the Apple watch.

  • 20:24 What do you say when people ask you how long the perfect show should be?

  • Spotify added automatic transcripts for their own exclusive and original podcasts.

  • Fun fact! If you listen to a song in Apple music you can see the lyrics. 

  • Jess and Elsie reminisce on their childhood! Reading the lyrics from the inserts in cassette tapes.

  • 27:57 There is new Canva integration in Libsyn 5.

  • Canva will automatically resize your podcast artwork so it’s not gigantornormous. 

  • Current Canva Integrations -spoiler alert, there’s a lot!

  • 33:25 Elsie’s Tool Tip Time!

  • Elsie is going to be recording in the wild this summer as her children are headed into town 3 times a week!

  • “We have crashed and burned on this show so many times and we’ve recovered” - John

  • Elsie’s will be scouring downtown Asheville for the best internet connection.

  • Get your tickets for She Podcasts Live: http://www.shepodcasts.com/live/

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Direct download: sp315_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:12pm EST

How audio editors are like your stylists, Spotify sharing update; you can finally share a specific timestamp from your podcast, we follow up about Call Her Daddy and how much Alex has grown, promoting your podcast with your butt and the best emoji research ever - it proves we are right to love them so much

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EPISODE LENGTH 50:24

  • 2:45 She Podcasts would be terrible without an editor 

  • John cleans us up so that we sound our best

  • “It’s kind of having a stylist. John is the perfect stylist.” -Elsie about what having an editor is like

  • 7:12 News! 

  • Spotify lets you share a specific timestamp from a podcast. When you tap the share button, you’ll see a toggle option that lets you create a link for the current playtime

  • Powerful feature for LISTENERS to share your podcast and grow your podcast

  • This is great for when you mention people

  • A quarter of Spotify users now listen to podcasts on the platform

  • “That’s a really wonderful way for your audience to market your show.” -Elsie

  • Also, it works on Snapchat and Instagram stories. Question: do you use Snapchat? Jess needs to know!

  • 16:15 There’s a new app called Voir

  • 16:48 Elsie is obsessed with Call Her Daddy and now Call Her Daddy is #5 on the charts!

  • Elsie gets super fired up about Alex

  • 26:14 Sarah Silverman showed her butt to promote her podcast

  • “If you want to really promote your podcast, a butt shot is a good way to go.” -Jess 🙈

  • 30:54 Prince Harry did an interview with Dax Shepard and Elsie, of course had to listen

  • “It was a wonderful interview. He was amazing. Super charming, smart, thoughtful, all kinds of goodness.” -Elsie

  • 34:37 You need to see Idiocracy

  • 35:41 Espree was featured on the Grit Daily News

  • 39:41 More emoji talk! This time, it’s TOTALLY in depth study

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Direct download: sp314_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:02pm EST

The softest sweatshirts EVER, you really only need the best microphone for you, ELSIE AND THE 🐭 IN THE 🚽 😱, The Ambies are live this weekend, the NY Times making money because of podcasts, Hollywood discovered companion podcasts are a thing, Elsie speculates about N-Plus, and Apple Podcasts App troubles.

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EPISODE LENGTH 54:31

  • We’re matching with our super cute extra-soft sweatshirts!
  • And Elsie’s Mom is once again watching ❤️
  • For those folks that watched live, then you got a chance to see the BTS of Jess’s
  • 6:45 the microphone is the most essential piece of equipment
  • 7:43 Elsie found something in her toilet 🐭
  • 8:17 The story of Elsie and the mouse
  • “Now I can say that I almost peed on a mouse.”
  • 16:05 Jess tells a story of having some kind of groundhog
  • 18:03 Podcasting News
  • Cameron Esposito is set to host the Ambies! Woohoo! But do we care?
  • Elsie is happy Teenager Therapy is getting recognized
  • The NY Times is seeing good stuff happen because of PODCASTS!
  • 27:00 Why Hollywood is giving the nod to companion podcasts and a bit of schooling from Elsie on the subject
  • 34:58 Gossip that might be breaking news? Maybe but not really
  • 36:19 Oh, the troubles of the Apple Podcasts App and the crimes against humanity
  • The most frustrating thing about the issues with the Apple Podcasts App is that the problems happen maybe for some people and not for others
  • 44:20 Apple Podcasts has removed hyperlinks from the equation – show notes are just the text - hopefully it’s just a bug 😞
  • We are soooooooo excited about She Podcasts Live! We have amazing things going on!!!!

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Direct download: sp313_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

What your brain goes through from meeting to meeting with no break 😨 Research is proving that you need one ASAP! The Podcast news begins with iOS 14.5 being released and why Facebook and Instagram have a huge issue with it, fun search coming to the Apple App store and breaking down the Basecamp leadership #fail

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EPISODE LENGTH 1:11:40

  • Elsie got a bunch of awesome starters for her garden! It’s what she wanted to Mother’s Day

  • Jess has a lot of projects that she has started but has not finished

  • 6:02 Research that tells you that your brain needs a break!

  • 16:02 News! Finally, iOS 14.5 was released 

  • Facebook and Instagram is leading with fear to get you to opt-in to their tracking

  • 17:54 Apple demystifies App Store search results with new smart suggestions 

  • We would love this algorithm on Apple Podcasts!

  • It can be a challenge to search for things in Apple Podcasts – this algorithm can be a total game-changer

  • 24:06 Acast launches Sponsored Stories: it’s an experience

  • This means, the brand message can be more commercially focused without needing to be contextually relevant - and it’s not new

  • Ads are going to be 90 seconds to 4 minutes in length?!

  • 30:46 Desire Adaway is brilliant, using her framework to talk about Basecamp

  • Lessons from the Basecamp fiasco 

  • Lesson one: apologizing and repair are core leadership competencies

  • Lesson two: staying in right relationships is more important than being right

  • Lesson three: get ready to double down on your values and commitment to DEI and racial equity work

  • Elsie gives context around Basecamp

  • 1:00:15 CEOs need to do their own work

  • “It’s hard to admit when you’ve made mistakes.” - Jess

  • 1:06:04 Tony Hsieh died because too many people enabled him 

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Direct download: sp312_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:42pm EST

Starting with new emojis! Circling back to the iOS 14.5 update, Apple Podcasts subscriptions + troubles, a bit of a comparison between Spotify + Apple Podcasts subscriptions and Facebook podcast players and social audio!

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EPISODE LENGTH 47:49

  • Jess and Elsie are excited about emojis!

  • 4:35 Jess tells her revenge bouncy house story

  • 10:04 News! 

  • Circling back to iOS 14.5 update and what it means for podcasting 

  • Talking through the Apple Podcasts subscription announcement stuff

  • Spotify is also offering subscriptions, and they are not going to be taking a cut

  • It’s $19.99 to get started with Apple Podcasts Subscriptions

  • The first year of subscriptions, Apple is taking 30% of all the sales that you make after that, they’ll be taking 15%

  • Oh, so many troubles with Apple Podcasts Connect

  • 34:30 Pretty iMacs!!!

  • 36:06 Feedback from Bonnie! All things Facebook and podcasting!!!

  • A pretty player from Spotify - so nice

  • Facebook has a social audio functionality coming! Groups will thrive!

  • Interesting moderation functionality for Facebook Groups

  • 50:10 Do you have questions? Email us at feedback@shepodcasts.com

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Direct download: sp311_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:23pm EST

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