Your Libsyn Download Stats May Look a Little Different Now

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Libsyn announced that they are redesigning their stats system to allow for IAB compliance.  What this means is that podcasters will see new features and changes to their stats reporting. It also means that advertisers will now have access to more accurate, measurable data.

In fact Libsyn states that what you may have been seeing for download numbers up to this point could have been inflated due to bots, sampling, pre-loading players or pages, and “ill-behaving podcast apps”. On top of that, the larger the media file, the greater the variation. [Read more…]

Overview of Libsyn Stats for your Podcast

There are multiple companies that will host your podcast, including Soundcloud, Blubrry, Podbean, Podomatic, and even Amazon S3. I personally use Libsyn as it was highly recommended to me. And now, after using them for almost 3 years, I can say they are a dream to work with and well worth it. If you choose to go with Libsyn, make sure to use the promotional code “brain” and you’ll get the rest of this month, and the entire next month free! 

Anyway, here is an overview of the stats that Libsyn provides:

Total downloads by month and all-time:

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