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Simplecast Analytics Overview
Simplecast Analytics Overview

A quick overview of the podcast analytics available for shows hosted on Simplecast

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Written by Luke
Updated over a week ago

We've made enterprise-level, IAB Certified analytics affordable for podcasters everywhere. If you’re nerdy for numbers, you’re in the right place. Keep reading to learn more about the analytics available for shows hosted on Simplecast.

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All Simplecast plans get access to the analytics in the Overview section of the Audience page, which includes: 

All-Time Total Downloads, Downloads Today, Last 7 Days, Previous 7 Days, and Unique Listeners for the Last 7 Days

First 7 Days Since Release (5 latest episodes) 

Downloads Over Time (all episodes or a single episode, sorted by date) 

Top Episodes & Top Listening Methods

Downloads by Location (Interactive Listener Heatmap)

Top Countries

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Audience Insights

Essential, Growth, and Pro plans also get access to advanced analytics information and reports in the Audience page, which includes: 


Show Downloads (Over Time or Accumulative)

All downloads or plays made through your show's RSS feed, embed players, or website. View stats by hour, day, week, or month.

Episode Downloads (Over Time or Accumulative)

See a graph and list of downloads for up to 5 episodes by hour, day, week, or month.

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Interactive Map

Fully interactive, zoom-able, scroll-able map. See where your listeners are located, from country all the way down to city-level.

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Web Players (Retention & Play-through Analytics)

See episode drop-off points, completion rates, where embed players for your episodes are located online, and more. Click here to learn more about the all new web player analytics from Simplecast. 

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Devices (Devices or Device Type)

Networks (Providers or Network Type)

Listening Methods (Apps, OS, or Browsers)

Unique Listeners

Learn more about unique listeners for episodes and comparing episodes in your Audience page by clicking here.

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