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Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast entrepreneur and co-founder of the company Podchaser, Cole Raven. Often referred to as the IMDb of podcasts, Podchaser is the leading podcast directory and destination for podcast discovery, ratings, reviews, and search. In this episode, Harry and Cole talk about the current state of podcasting, the mission of Podchaser, and their shared passion for podcasts. Finally, Cole discusses upcoming ventures and his vision for the future of Podchaser.

What We Covered:

  • 04:00 – Harry welcomes Cole Raven to the podcast
  • 04:40 – Cole reflects on the state of podcasting
  • 08:11 – The genesis of Podchaser
  • 10:27 – How Cole’s co-founder Bradley convinced him to join the Podchaser team
  • 11:20 – Cole’s thoughts on the podcast marketplace
  • 13:54 – How the Slack community has helped grow Podchaser
  • 14:56 – Cole talks about some of Podchaser’s competitors
  • 17:08 – The various podcast apps on the market
  • 20:09 – Integrating user profiles to target listeners
  • 22:48 – Striving to become the IMDb of podcasts
  • 25:40 – Cole’s passion for podcasting
  • 27:08 – The mission of Podchaser
  • 28:00 – The importance of data collection
  • 29:10 – Advertising
  • 30:18 – The Chatty Broads case study
  • 34:15 – Revamping the Podchaser website
  • 37:23 – High-visibility creators within Podchaser
  • 38:46 – Where Cole envisions Podchaser going
  • 41:25 – Cole and Harry discuss what other competitors are doing
  • 43:07 – What is something Cole has changed his mind about recently
  • 44:35 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Cole
  • 46:04 – What Cole’s family and friends think of his work
  • 47:33 – Where listeners can follow Cole and Podchaser

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Links Mentioned

Podchaser Website

Cole’s LinkedIn

Cole’s Twitter

Podcast Movement Website

Pocket Casts

Swoot

PodCoin

Community Slack for Podchaser Link

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196 Jim Beach | Schooling Them All
198 Dawn Davis | Desert Vibes