tl;dr version: Keep up the good work of 1) producing awesome content, 2) writing informative show notes,
and 3) getting more listeners.
For Listen Notes, we index podcast meta data (title, publisher, show notes...) and some audio
Ranking is a complex topic. For any good search engines in general, ranking of search results is done in an
automatic & objective way.
Search Quality Evaluator Guidelines
(btw, very good resource to learn
SEO) describes, your content need to demonstrate Expertise / Authoritativeness / Trustworthiness.
Ranking changes dynamically on Listen Notes, as we get new signals over time, e.g., # of clicks / plays on the
website, # of clips
/ listen later
# of estimate downloads from various external sources, recommendations on
blogs/online media... Just like other search engines, we can't reveal the exact ranking algorithm, as we don't
want people to game the system.