I haven’t followed it closely, but I know one of Etsy’s early employees who built their seller education/support systems and have heard a lot through them about the situation. It’s really demoralizing to see a company that once appeared to get it move in this direction.
Yes, the newsletter constraint held me back from choosing this option, too. I’m reticent to build my brand on other people’s platforms if I can’t extract my data from it.
Yep — this is significant and in my last startup, we paid candidates a flat rate for the estimated time. It doesn’t need to be market rate, but even a token e.g. $25–40/hour can at least signal “Hey, we know this is a significant time investment and we don’t expect you to work on spec.” (I imagine there’s some testing that could be done to determine…
Hi Eduardo. “Following” a show in RadioPublic works similarly to “subscribe” functionality on other listening platforms. It allows listeners to easily find your show again, and if they choose, they can auto-download and auto-queue new episodes as they’re released.
Hope this helps!
Hi Allan – RadioPublic does not re-host your files. RadioPublic is built on top of RSS, so we deliver the original source file. You can find more details here: https://about.radiopublic.com/how-do-i-see-my-shows-stats-in-radiopublic-b85f9fd18150. Hope that helps!
Hi Charles – I just tested this again in Medium’s iOS app and I was able to embed a show just fine. Would you mind trying again? Let me know if you’re still not able to get it to work for you. Thanks!
Hmm, I’m wondering if you happened to try this during a big traffic spike we experienced last week, which affected our embed player’s performance. Are you still experiencing the same issue? If so, drop us a line at help [at] radiopublic.com and we’ll do our best to get things sorted for you.