247 Podcast Answer Man – Facebook Edge Rank – iTunes New And Noteworthy – How To Celebrate 100th Episode – And So Much More!

by Cliff Ravenscraft on February 2, 2012

in Podcast Answer Man

Facebook Edge Rank
This week, Erik Fisher shares some amazing insight that is sure to please those of you who manage Facebook fan pages. A few episodes back, we talked about how Facebook had changed their algorithm in such a way that content from fan pages are ranked with the lowest priority when it comes to what displays in the news feed of your fans. Have a listen to this episode to learn how to make your content a top story on Facebook.

iTunes' New & Noteworthy Section
Ken Jones called in to ask if I had some insight into how iTunes mangages their New & Noteworthy section. One thing that I forgot to mention in the episode is that I am not aware of any way to go back and see any archives of which shows were featured previously in the New & Noteworthy section. For those who are interested in learning more about iTunes ratings and ranking, please check out the blog post that I did at http://PodcastAnswerMan.com/itunesratings.

How To Celebrate Your 100th Episode
Melitsa called in to say that she's getting close to her 100th podcast episode and would love some thoughts on what she could do to celebrate this occasion. I shared a couple of my own thoughts in the episode. I know that many of you, in the Podcast Answer Man / gspn.tv community have many shows which have reached the 100th episode milestone. Please share any additional thoughts that you have on ways to celebrate in the comments section below.

What Camcorder Do I Recommend?
Fr. Jim Tucker called in to ask my opinion on which camcorder he should look into. I shared that my own experience with the “VIDEO” side of things is a bit limited. I did share that I am extremely happy with my Canon Vixia HF G10. I used this camera to record THIS INTERVIEW.

What To Do When You Get Bored!
John called in and shared that after 197 episodes where he's interviewed experts in his niche field, he's starting to get a little bored with his show format. In the episode, I share some of my thoughts about things he could consider. I also share my thoughts on his concept of doing a live call in show.

Moving RSS From Libsyn to WordPress:
Chris called in to say that he is currently using Feedburner for his podcast. This Feedburner account is currently pulling from his Libsyn rss feed. He wanted to know how he can change it so that his Feedburner account will pull from his WordPress rss feed instead. He also wanted to know if it is possible to only send the podcast episodes and not all the blog post entries out to Feedburner.

Blue Host Affiliate Signup
Special thanks to the folks behind http://88888ee.com (Explicit Language Warning!) for using my Blue Host affiliate link this past week to create their hosting account. As you know, I earn a commission each time someone clicks through my link to sign up with Blue Host. So thank you!

Random Plug of The Week
This week's random plug of the week goes out to the Special Chronicles Podcast from Daniel Smrokowski. If you take some time to check out his podcast, please let him know that you heard about them from The Podcast Answer Man.

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