WebSub and PowerPress 8, with Angelo Mandato

Notify Google Podcasts of a new episode in under 5 minutes + much more.

In BeyondPodcasting episode 18, host Allan Tépper and guest Angelo Mandato discuss the power of WebSub and new features in PowerPress 8. Angelo is the CIO of Blubrry and RawVoice, as well as the PowerPress Architect. WebSub is an open protocol for distributed publish–subscribe communication on the Internet, and allows notifying the Google Podcasts app much faster of a new episode via ping. According to Angelo’s test, this happens in under 5 minutes. PowerPress 8 adds horizontal layouts of the subscription widget, round or square options, SVG graphics and more.

Listen here or visit BeyondPodcasting.com for more information or to subscribe free. There, you can also see the new round subscription icons.


We also discuss Allan Tépper’s latest ebook, Branded RSS podcasting: the definitive guide.


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Born in Connecticut, United States, Allan Tépper is an award-winning broadcaster & podcaster, bilingual consultant, multi-title author, tech journalist, translator, and language activist who has been working with professional video since the eighties. Since 1994,…