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Measuring Podcast Downloads

Buzzsprout tracks a download for your podcast anytime your audio file is requested from Buzzsprout.

This can happen when a listener plays your episode on an embed player, through Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any other podcast app.

Buzzsprout download statistics

Buzzsprout uses the listener IP address, referrer, and user agent to identify bots and fraudulent plays. All Buzzsprout statistics comply with the IAB Podcast Measurement Technical Guidelines 2.0.