Better Podcasting #160 – The Truth About Owning Your RSS Feed

This week we bust through the myths as we discuss what it means to “own your RSS feed”. We’ll run through common myths about “owning your RSS feed”, we’ll talk about why it matters, why it doesn’t matter, and we’ll run down some ways to maximize whatever method you choose to use for your podcast RSS feed location. Fun fact – did you know that this is DIFFERENT than self hosting vs media hosting? Yep, it’s true, so don’t think that this is another one of THOSE episodes.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a recent email from Apple, and why it’s good if you’ve got the fear of rejection.

Finally, we take listener feedback, including a series of responses about everyone’s top podcast episodes.

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This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: What is owning your podcast RSS feed? Why does it matter?
Better Podcasting Download: Apple provides more information on rejected podcasts.

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
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3 comments on “Better Podcasting #160 – The Truth About Owning Your RSS Feed

  1. Dave Jackson says:

    Tow things that just sounded weird:

    SP: “You don’t really lose your podcast, you just lose your subscribers.” For me, my subscribers ARE my podcast ( I get what he’s saying, it just sounded weird).

    SJ: “We’re nice guys and they got their domains back..” (unless of course, the domain was – just saying…)

    Great show. Entertained me on the treadmill.

    1. Stephen says:

      Thanks for checking out the show, Dave, and thank you for taking the time to reply – always great to get your insight. 🙂 I’m also glad we could offer some reprieve to the treadmill. 😀

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