Want to know how your podcast's download numbers compare to other shows?
While we can't share all of our users' podcast numbers, we can share our company's podcast's stats. Jon and I do a show together called "Build your SaaS." Here are our numbers.
We're estimating that we have 1,534 folks subscribed to the show.
Here's the breakdown of devices that folks use to listen to our show:
Apple's currently tracking about 868 devices.
What percentage of each podcast episode are people listening to?
A few observations:
We don't have many listeners on Spotify, but here's an overview.
We had a spike of new listeners on April 17:
(The spike is from this experiment)
Our gender stats are definitely tilted towards male listeners. 🤦♂️
Here's the age distribution (lots of millennials; maybe more of a reflection of Spotify's userbase?)
Inside of Transistor, we also allow folks to connect their Podtrac account.
Podtrac's numbers are slightly lower than Transistor's number (but this difference disappears over time).
|January 2019 Episodes||Transistor||Podtrac||Difference||Difference %|
|How to grow your audience||1800||1529||271||16.3%|
|Should startups worry about their competition?||2143||2022||121||5.8%|
|Marketing tactics for your SaaS||2297||2284||13||0.6%|
|Our predictions for 2019||2280||2275||5||0.2%|
Here's what the device breakdown looks like on Podtrac:
To start your own podcast, you basically need three things:
Transistor has the following features: