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Re: [podcasters] The new itunes is almost unusable if you listen to podcasts

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  • Todd Cochrane
    http://www.podcastfaq.com/creating-podcast/file-naming-urls-and-post-titles/ ... -- Todd Cochrane Executive Producer Geek News Central @geeknews 808-741-4923
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 14, 2013
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      On 3/14/2013 9:40 AM, Kenn Crawford wrote:
      > *"If podcasters follow recommended naming conventions that have been set in
      > stone since 2005..."*
      >
      > Could you please elaborate what these naming conventions are for people new
      > to podcasting? Thanks.
      >
      >
      > Kenn Crawford
      > Author, Founder of PodioRookie.com
      >
      > <http://podiorookie.com>
      >
      > <http://kenncrawford.blogspot.ca>
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      >
      > On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 9:44 PM, Todd Cochrane <geeknews@...> wrote:
      >
      >> **
      >>
      >>
      >> You have been unable to search for podcast via keywords for close to a
      >> year. If podcasters follow recommended naming conventions that have been
      >> set in stone since 2005 then you would not have to worry about search by
      >> date. If sites are podcast ready all you need to do is click on the RSS
      >> feed and at least on iOS devices the show can be subscribed to directly
      >> on the phone.
      >>
      >> On 3/9/2013 12:25 PM, catlady2112 wrote:
      >>> I went to the apple store three different times to show them how bad
      >>> the upgrade is for podcast listeners, and talked to about a dozen
      >>> people who admitted they don't listen to podcasts and couldn't help
      >>> me. (!)
      >>>
      >>> In the new desktop itunes I can no longer 1) do a keyword search and
      >>> then pull up individual podcast episodes on one list view page 2)
      >>> search by date 3) sort by ratings 4) read descriptions (of multiple
      >>> episodes on a page). In the past you would only have to deal with one
      >>> page of search results and with one click, you could immediately
      >>> download the ones you want.
      >>>
      >>> Now you can't do that, in fact you cannot even get a list view. Now
      >>> you have to weave back and forth through several screens which does
      >>> not even tell you where the podcast episode is among the other
      >>> episodes. You can't even do a "find" search on the text since itunes
      >>> text is not searchable on a screen.
      >>>
      >>> Over the years, the best features of itunes podcasts are being removed
      >>> (auto-delete has been problematic too).
      >>>
      >>> I wish there was an alternative podcast database. I've been listening
      >>> to podcasts since they were first created and itunes has gotten worse
      >>> and worse over the years. It's as if they don't want podcast
      >>> listeners. I wish there was a comparable/competitive database.
      >>>
      >>>
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      Todd Cochrane
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