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Want to see how your podcasts are performing? Podbean's powerful analysis tools gives you an in-depth dimensional view of your visitors, subscribers, hits and geographical distribution.
Navigate to top menu "Statistics", each submenu represent a specific type of podcast stats. Includes episode hits, subscribers, site visitors and geographic distribution.
Episode Hits - Hits for each episode. different type of reach will be categorized three areas: feed, download and streaming. Feed reflects the number of times your content is fetched via a subscribed Feed; Download is the number of times that your content files are downloaded directly through the web; While streaming is the number of times that your content files are played online.
Subscribers - Approximate measure of the number of individuals currently subscribed to your feed. It's based on an approximation of how many times your feed has been requested by many different feed readers (ex:google reader) and podcatchers (ex:iTunes) in a 24-hour period. Request from robots will not be counted.
Site Visitors - Provide the number of visitors to your podcast site. Any number of visitors with the same IP address will be counted only once in a 24-hour period.
Geo Stats - The measure of where the audience comes from.
Each stats consists of graphic view, summary, and raw data, which are generated based on the criteria at the top of the page.
Eager to share your podcast to millions users in Facebook, MySpace, or integrate to your own blogs and websites? The embeddable Player is just designed for this purpose. The unique feature "Embed Once, Use Forever" let you only do a simple Copy & Paste and the playlist will be updated automatically in the future.
Embed Podcast Everywhere - To get the embed code of your Podcast Player, simply click "Manage" tab, then "Embeddable Player" sub-tab. For Facebook user, click the link for Facebook and follow the steps. For other websites, select the colour and size of the player and click "Get Embed Code". Note there is a link "MP3 Audio Player" besides the headline of the page. This is an audio player with similar features, but only collect the episodes with MP3 audio format.
Embed Single Episode - To get the embed code of the Podcast Player for a single episode, you click "Manage" tab, then "Posts" sub-tab, click the "embed code" button at right side of the post.
Once a new publish is done, some backend works are needed for player to get updated, such as video encode, generate thumbnail and regenerate the playlist etc, which may take up to 24 hours.