"Should I use Soundcloud for my podcast? " With so many audio hosting services available to podcasters, it can be difficult to choose the best one for your needs. Perhaps Soundcloud is the platform for you? Maybe it isn't. Let's do a brief examination of the platform.
Let's make this short and tell you that I'm not particularly a fan of Soundcloud.
When I first started my own podcast "Be The Experience," I first went with Soundcloud. When I went with this service, everyone kept telling me to use Libsyn or Blubrry because the services provided much more for a similar price.
Although I had used Blubrry in the past, I thought, "You know what? I'm going to try Soundcloud so that I can see whether the service is worthy of being used."
At the time when I signed up for Soundcloud, I received an email a week later--from Soundcloud--that the service was the verge of shutting down. At the time, Soundcloud hadn't figured out a way to monetize to the point...
You might have some old podcast episodes that are outdated. Should you delete those episodes?
This is a topic that has come up based around some activity that is happening on my YouTube channel.
At the time of this post, I have a particular YouTube video that is a bit controversial. For those of you who have been around with me for awhile, you know that I have a love/hate relationship with Anchor.FM. Please don't think I hate the guys over at Anchor.FM, but I don't really buy into the service that they are providing if you're looking to grow your podcast into something bigger.
They are putting in a lot of effort to their particular platform and at the end of the day, it will work for some people. It doesn't mean that it works for me.
What happened was that I posted a particular video about Anchor.FM and their terms of service. At the time, there was some controversy that swirled around Twitter as to whether Anchor owned your content or not.
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