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 up-to-date on what's working in podcasting, Buzzcast is the show for you. To learn more about what makes Buzzsprout the best place to host your podcast, visit Buzzsprout.com
How to become a Full-Time Podcaster with Courtney Fretwell
Friday 16 April 2021
: Buzzsprout podcaster Courtney Fretwell shares her journey of leaving her job in criminal justice to pursue podcasting full-time.Listen to...
Spotify just passed Apple Podcasts (and why it matters)
Friday 09 April 2021
: In this episode we break down the Buzzsprout global stats from March (hint: Spotify is the new #1 app), discuss Podcorn's recent...
How to Succeed in Podcasting with Pat Flynn
Friday 02 April 2021
: In this bonus episode, Pat Flynn shares his top tips for creating a successful podcast, building a tribe of Superfans, and how to monetize...
Big changes coming to Apple Podcasts and Spotify?
Friday 26 March 2021
: In this episode, we discuss Apple Podcasts crossing 2 Million shows, the rumor mill on upcoming changes to both Apple Podcasts and Spotify,...
How to Get Sponsors with Agnes Kozera
Friday 19 March 2021
: In this bonus episode, Agnes Kozera (co-founder of FameBit and Podcorn) shares her top tips for how to pitch your podcast to brands and...
Dynamic Descriptions + Making an NPR Podcast in Just 3 Days
Friday 12 March 2021
: In this episode, Alban shares his top tips for running an event on Clubhouse, we discuss the newest Buzzsprout features, dive into Apple's...
The Day Podcasts Stopped
Friday 26 February 2021
: Go behind the scenes of the first DDoS cyber attack in Buzzsprout's history and learn what we're doing to prevent outages like these moving...
How to Start a Podcast in 2021 + Buzzsprout's New Import Stats Tool
Friday 12 February 2021
: In this episode, we'll share behind the scenes stories from our latest YouTube video, discuss our thoughts on Vurbl's questionable marketing...
How to Grow a Podcast to 6 Million Downloads + An Update from Lake Stevens, Washington
Friday 29 January 2021
: In this episode, we check in with our Lake Stevens field correspondent, discuss the differences between Clubhouse and Podcasting, and hear...
How serious should podcasters be about Clubhouse? + December Stats (feat. Krystal Proffitt)
Friday 15 January 2021
: In this episode, Krystal Proffitt from The Proffitt Podcast joins us to discuss the best ways to use Dynamic Content, shifts we noticed in...
Dynamic Content is Here + Everything Buzzsprout Did in 2020
Friday 01 January 2021
: In this episode, we'll dive into Buzzsprout's new Dynamic Content tool and look back at all the projects we rolled out in 2020.Links from...
Proven Growth Tactics with Jordan Harbinger
Friday 25 December 2020
: In this bonus episode, Jordan Harbinger shares his top tips for interviewing guests, growing your podcast, and turning your show into a...
The Top 3 Stories in Podcasting This Year
Friday 18 December 2020
: In this episode, we discuss the impact the global pandemic has had on podcast creators and listeners, why this year featured more company...
Unraveling a Podcast Mystery in Lake Stevens, Washington + What Happened To Apple Podcasts?
Friday 04 December 2020
: In this episode, we investigate why so many podcasters are seeing downloads from Lake Stevens, discuss the sudden drop in downloads from...
The Average Podcast Episode Gets This Many Downloads in the First 7 Days (feat. Tom Buck)
Friday 20 November 2020
: In this episode, guest host Tom Buck joins us as we discuss balancing a 9-5 with 3x podcasts AND a YouTube channel, break down the download...
2021 Podcast Predictions + Visual Soundbites Just Got a Whole Lot Better
Friday 06 November 2020
: In this episode, we discuss our new "one click" Podcast Index submission, custom artwork for Visual Soundbites, an easier way to use custom...
The Future of Podcasting with Adam Curry
Friday 23 October 2020
: In this episode, Adam Curry joins the crew to talk about the origins of podcasting, what's going on with The Podcast Index, and what the...
Buzzcast Q&A - Fan Question Edition
Friday 09 October 2020
: In this episode, we answer listener questions gathered from the Buzzsprout Podcast Community Facebook group. (Check the Chapter Markers to...
Podcasters React to "The Social Dilemma" + IAB Certified Stats
Friday 25 September 2020
: In this episode, Tom joins us to talk Buzzsprout stats, IAB Certification, adding Transcripts to the RSS Feed, and our reaction to watching...
Amazon Podcasts Update + Podcasting's First Open Source Directory
Friday 11 September 2020
: In this episode, we'll tell you how to test drive Magic Mastering for free on your next episode, Alban gives us an update on Amazon...
Find Out If You're In The Top 50% Of Buzzsprout Podcasts
Friday 28 August 2020
: In this episode, Tom Rossi (co-founder at Buzzsprout) joins us to talk about the new Visual Soundbite feature and help breakdown how many...
Spotify Finally Fixed Your Show Notes + Buzzsprout's Custom Brand Mentions
Friday 14 August 2020
: In this episode, Krystal Proffitt joins us to discuss the newest long distance recording solution, Spotify's change of heart regarding...
BONUS - 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started a Podcast
Thursday 13 August 2020
: Enjoy this bonus podcast episode where we went back through the Podcasting Q&A and 5 Minute Mondays archives to find the top 10 things...
3x Ways to Monetize Your Podcast with Buzzsprout
Friday 31 July 2020
: In this episode, we'll recap several new features that just rolled out to all Buzzsprout users including Achievements in your Stats and the...
Spotify Introduces Podcast Charts + Stitcher Sells For $325 Million
Friday 17 July 2020
: In this episode, we'll discuss this week's big acquisition, Spotify's new podcast charts, and the ADA compliance lawsuit filed against...