26. Did Your Download Numbers Just Tank? Here's Why.

Did your download numbers drop late last year? We discuss the recent iOS 17 update, its impact on your podcast downloads and why this shift isn't necessarily a sign that your podcast audience is declining — we'll explain everything! We also emphasize the importance of looking beyond download numbers alone to properly gauge a show's success. Join us!

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01:18 The Impact of Apple's Podcast’s Recent Update
06:01 The Effect on Podcast Metrics
06:27 Looking Beyond Downloads Numbers
10:34 The Importance of Quality Content
11:02 Optimizing Your Show
12:52 Keeping Your Show Top of Mind
14:35 Tracking Your Show's Performance

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Creators and Guests

Kyle Cummings
Host
Kyle Cummings
Kyle Cummings is the CEO and Founder of Podcircle, a podcast production agency who partners with New York Times bestselling authors, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, influencers and everyone in between to produce high-impact podcasts.
Mickenzie Vought
Host
Mickenzie Vought
Mickenzie Vought is an expert podcast content strategist. She is also the Producer and Co-Host of the Living Centered Podcast, a leading emotional wellness podcast.
Podcircle
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26. Did Your Download Numbers Just Tank? Here's Why.
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