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How to use Descript: Tips & Tricks to Speed up your Editing Workflow

If you’re creating podcasts or videos on a regular basis, chances are you have a pretty solid workflow. Taking time to learn new ways to streamline your workflow (like how to use Descript) feels worse than just shouldering on, no matter how many minutes the new techniques could save you.

Well, here’s the thing about minutes: they add up, fast. If you’re spending hours on every project, even when there are easier, more advanced methods out there, your likelihood of burnout is way higher than someone who's pumping out weekly videos, social clips, and bloopers in the same amount of time. 

We think Descript is the best advanced method, of course. Matt Medeiros, the executive producer and host of the podcast Breakdown from Gravity Forms and publisher of The Podcast Setup newsletter, was able to offer us some of his insights for how Descript has helped him over the years. Read More

Article originally written by Megan Schmidt and published on Descript.

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The following rates, which are denoted as cost per thousand or CPM, are published monthly by Libsyn Ads, which provides comprehensive podcast advertising solutions for creators, advertisers, and agencies. The Company releases the figures to empower the podcaster and advertiser communities to readily monitor market pricing and provide greater insight into podcasting advertising as a monetization vehicle. The data is derived from actual sales data across Libsyn Ads’ network of thousands of shows.

The three highest CPM categories in March based on delivered advertising were:

  • Technology: $28

  • Education: $24

  • Health & Fitness: $24

For March 2024, the average CPM rate was $21.95 for a 60-second ad spot. That figure is essentially flat from last month (February 2024 avg. CPM rate: $21.98), and is on par with the same month last year (March 2023 avg. CPM rate: $22.10). Read More

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