I have a few ideas that I have put together, as they are all short ideas. The goal is to help you grow your show, and hook your listeners.

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What is Listennotes.com Global Rank?
This podcast is one of the top 0.5% most popular shows out of 3,100,277 podcasts globally, ranked by Listen Score (the estimated popularity score).

According to their site:
* Other websites / apps may claim that they have way more than 3,100,277 podcasts in their database. This is because they inflate the number by including A LOT of 1) podcasts that were already deleted long time ago; 2) super low-quality podcasts (e.g., no episodes at all, only one 10-second episode in the RSS feed for testing, or machine-generated audio); 3) non-audio contents distributed via rss (e.g., RSS feeds with only PDF files, not audio). On the other hand, we deploy automatic scripts (24/7) and human moderators (daily) to clean up data. We try our best to minimize the number of such bad “podcasts” in our database.

I still find it interesting that my friend's show which had its last real episode in 2015, has a ranking of 42 out of 100, and is in the top 1.5%

So I'm still a little blurry on how those stats are calculated..


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00:00:00 – Table of Contents
00:00:26 – Opening
00:01:21 – Youtube Music – So Far, Nothing
00:02:27 – Ashley Carmen Story (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2023-05-04/youtube-s-podcast-deals-with-npr-slate-and-new-york-times-are-flopping)
00:03:58 – My Numbers So Far
00:06:08 – Youtube is Confusing People
00:07:28 – Confusion in the Wild (https://soundsprofitable.com/podcast/april-is-adopt-a-listener-month-a-conversation-with-lauren-passell/)
00:09:09 – Listennotes.com Still Bogus
00:11:44 –  A Very Strange Interview
00:14:44 – Join the School of Podcasting Community (https://www.schoolofpodcasting.com/listener)
00:15:45 – Podcasting Observations Newsletter (https://www.schoolofpodcasting.com/newsletter)
00:15:59 – Create Engaging Episode Titles
00:16:39 – NPR Episode Title Summary
00:20:08 – A Great Hook – Daisy Jones and the Six (https://amzn.to/3Bmn1FH)
00:22:51 – She Podcasts Live (https://www.shepodcasts.com) Use coupon sop
00:23:47 – If Podcasts Were Honest | Honest Ads (https://youtu.be/FmZrAlu-j80)
00:24:33 – Question of the month (https://www.schoolofpodcasting.com/question)
00:25:34 – Where Will I Be (https://www.schoolofpodcasting.com/where)
00:26:05 – Join the School of Podcasting (https://www.schoolofpodcasting.com)


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