Buzzcast is a roundtable podcast about podcasting from the people at Buzzsprout. We’ll cover current events and news, podcast strategy, tools we’re using, and dip into the Customer Support mailbag to test our podcasting knowledge. If you want to stay

How To Record Remote Podcast Interviews + Google Made A Podcast App… For iPhones
Mar 27 • 44 min
In this week’s self-quarantine edition of Buzzcast, we discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on podcast consumption, how to conduct remote podcast interviews, and our thoughts on the new Google Podcasts app released for iPhones.Affordable sound treatment…
How To Actually Make Money Podcasting + Podfest Recap
Mar 13 • 40 min
This week we recap this year’s Podfest Expo, dive into the monetization strategies that are currently working for indie podcasters, and share about several companies we like that are innovating in the podcast space.Review Buzzcast in Podchaser and…
RIP Audio-Technica ATR2100 + We Made A Podcasting Course!
Feb 28 • 43 min
This week we recap the new Buzzsprout features we released in our Whiskey work cycle, take a moment of silence to commemorate the discontinuation of the Audio-Technica ATR2100, and reveal the innovative podcasts we’ve been listening to recently.Join our…
2020 Podcasting Trends + Should you own your RSS feed?
Feb 14 • 44 min
This week we talk about Buzzsprout’s Podfest Party at Disney World, 2020 podcast trends across all of Buzzsprout’s users, and answer an RSS feed question from Alex.Learn more about Feedburner and Apple’s Mirror Links if you’re interested in controlling…
Stats, Stats, and Stats (feat. Krystal Proffitt)
Jan 31 • 34 min
This week we talk about the launch of Buzzsprout’s Advanced Podcast Statistics and how to leverage them to grow your podcast audience.Get early access to Buzzsprout’s new advanced podcast stats by subscribing to our YouTube channel.If you know you’d…
The Key to Making Your Podcast Stand Out // Eric Nuzum
Jan 24 • 35 min
In this special bonus episode, Travis sits down with one of the godfathers of podcasting - Eric Nuzum.Eric created and developed podcasts such as TED Radio Hour, Invisibilia, Fresh Air with Terry Gross, and many others and he shares that wisdom and expe…
New Stats Are Coming + Spotify Misbehaves… Again
Jan 17 • 40 min
This week we talk about Spotify’s new podcast ad tracking (ugh), early 2020 podcast conferences we’ll be going to, and why podcast critics shouldn’t be in your target audience.Get early access to Buzzsprout’s new advanced podcast stats by subscribing to…
2020 Podcast Predictions
Jan 3 • 59 min
This week we took a deep dive into stats and trends we’re seeing across all of our Buzzsprout podcasters from 2019 AND offering our takes on some of the 2020 podcast predictions floating around the web.Two articles worth reading:20 Podcast Predictions f…
Cracks In The IAB Armor + Buzzsprout 2019 Recap
Dec 20, 2019 • 33 min
This week we offered our take on the latest IAB stats hiccup and recap a monster year with a rundown of all the new features we released for Buzzsprout in 2019.Check out our unreleased (but quite hilarious) PodMic vs ATR2100 YouTube thumbnail.Wanna see …
The Newest Podcast Monetization Platform + Best Podcasts of 2019
Dec 6, 2019 • 42 min
This week we offer our take on the RSS expansion discussions, Podcorn’s new monetization platform, we review the 2019 Discover Pod Awards winners, and jump into the Customer Support Mailbag with Priscilla.Do you want Priscilla to start a Taylor Swift Po…
Did Spotify Fix Podcasting’s Findability Problem? + The Curse of Knowledge
Nov 22, 2019 • 41 min
This week we cover some new updates from Apple Podcasts and Spotify (hint: one could be a pretty big deal), talk about the “curse of knowledge” and its impact on your podcast, and share some uncommon podcast growth strategies.Check out our epic marketin…
Dealing with Podcaster Burnout + Why Are My Episodes Out Of Order?
Nov 8, 2019 • 38 min
This week we cover tips for breaking through the “podcast plateau,” what to do if you’re experiencing burnout, and answer some frequently asked questions with Priscilla.Customer Support Mailbag:What is an RSS Feed? (And where can I find mine?)Why are my…
Uniform Cycle Recap + What File Format Should I Upload To Buzzsprout?
Oct 25, 2019 • 39 min
This week we cover some frequently asked questions and go through every feature we added to Buzzsprout over the last several weeks, including:Multiple Team MembersAffiliate MarketplaceBlog RSS FeedBuzzsprout Creator ProgramYou can subscribe to our blog …
The Buzzsprout Affiliate Marketplace + Targeted Ads in Podcasting (Good or Bad?)
Oct 11, 2019 • 44 min
This week we announce the details (and origin) behind the new Buzzsprout Affiliate Marketplace and discuss the long-term impacts of targeted advertising tools in podcasting.Have an idea for something we should talk about? Submit a topic in our Listener …
Alban’s Secret News + Why We Can’t Measure Podcast Subscribers
Sep 27, 2019 • 46 min
This week Alban shares secret news, we discuss why it’s impossible to measure “podcast subscribers,” and reveal how many downloads you need to be in the Top 1% of all podcasts.Check out the 2018 Discover Pods Awards.Make sure to subscribe to the 5 Minut…
The Best Podcast Microphones + Where Are My Spotify Stats?!?
Sep 13, 2019 • 40 min
This week we discuss what to do if you miss publishing a podcast episode, our favorite microphones, and jump back into the customer support mailbag with Priscilla.Make sure to check out our new Best Podcast Microphones blog post to see which microphones…
Podcast Movement 2019, Work Cycle Tango, and Rookie Mistakes (feat. Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown)
Aug 23, 2019 • 40 min
This week we share our main takeaways from Podcast Movement 2019, review some new Buzzsprout features from this past work cycle, and discuss the rookie mistakes we see podcasters making all too often.Special thanks to Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown for sharing he…
YouTube Podcast Case Study + How to Measure Success
Aug 9, 2019 • 40 min
This week we talk about Apple’s new podcast categories (which ones disappeared and which ones they’ve added, our takeaways from Pat Flynn’s new conference “FlynnCon,” some behind-the-scenes numbers from our “podcast on YouTube” experiment, and how to me…
Apple Original Podcasts, Remote Podcast Interviews, and Customer Support Q&A
Jul 19, 2019 • 37 min
This week we dive into some Apple Podcast rumors, talk in-depth about our favorite remote podcast interview solutions, and jump into the support mailbag with Priscilla.Articles we talk about in this episode:Our new blog post “How to Record Long-Distance…
Buzzsprout Sierra Update + Social Media Tips
Jul 5, 2019 • 35 min
New features now available in Buzzsprout plus social media tips for podcasters.
Big Money and Spotify Concerns
Jul 4, 2019 • 33 min
How “big money” is impacting the podcast space, more concerns about Spotify, and why we’re no longer listing Buzzsprout podcasts on Spotify.Have an idea for something we should talk about? Post it in the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook and tag …
What Makes a Good Podcast?
Jul 3, 2019 • 50 min
In this episode, we discuss all the aspects of what makes a “high-quality podcast” and why it’s not what you’re probably thinking.Have an idea for something we should talk about? Post it in the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook and tag one of us …
Apple Podcasts News from WWDC
Jul 2, 2019 • 37 min
Better search is coming to Apple Podcasts, new podcast categories, and a discussion about Spotify’s ulterior motives.
Buzzcast 2.0
Jul 1, 2019 • 6 min
After a brief hiatus, Buzzcast is back and better than ever!