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Business Insider
17 hours ago
Podcast

Here's your first look at Critical Role's 'Moonward' - the nerdworld crew's big expansion into the podcasting business

Critical Role launches new podcast series Moonward on August 7, marking a push into podcasting and audio dramas. [ more ]
#advertising
Podcaster News
6 days ago
Podcast

National Public Media To Sell Ads For This American Life - Podcaster News

This American Life reaches 2 million weekly podcast listeners and will now feature one mid-roll sponsorship message per episode voiced by Ira Glass, creating a unique branding opportunity for advertisers. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Podcast

Why Podcasting Can Now Boost Bottom Lines More than Ever | Entrepreneur

Podcasting can significantly impact business growth with a large and engaged audience, high levels of trust, and strong connections that lead to action. [ more ]
The Drum
3 months ago
Online marketing

Is lovingly crafted, homemade advertising Adam Buxton's podcasting secret?

Engaging podcast ads on The Adam Buxton Podcast are enjoyed and not skipped.
Buxton's diverse media background influences the unique and entertaining ads in his podcast. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Podcast

Actually, it's good for Spotify that Joe Rogan's podcast is no longer exclusive | TechCrunch

Spotify's podcast strategy is shifting away from exclusivity and towards selling ads on shows that were previously exclusive to the platform.
Exclusive podcasts on Spotify have experienced significant audience loss after being converted from other platforms. [ more ]
Podcaster News
6 days ago
Podcast

National Public Media To Sell Ads For This American Life - Podcaster News

This American Life reaches 2 million weekly podcast listeners and will now feature one mid-roll sponsorship message per episode voiced by Ira Glass, creating a unique branding opportunity for advertisers. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Podcast

Why Podcasting Can Now Boost Bottom Lines More than Ever | Entrepreneur

Podcasting can significantly impact business growth with a large and engaged audience, high levels of trust, and strong connections that lead to action. [ more ]
The Drum
3 months ago
Online marketing

Is lovingly crafted, homemade advertising Adam Buxton's podcasting secret?

Engaging podcast ads on The Adam Buxton Podcast are enjoyed and not skipped.
Buxton's diverse media background influences the unique and entertaining ads in his podcast. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Podcast

Actually, it's good for Spotify that Joe Rogan's podcast is no longer exclusive | TechCrunch

Spotify's podcast strategy is shifting away from exclusivity and towards selling ads on shows that were previously exclusive to the platform.
Exclusive podcasts on Spotify have experienced significant audience loss after being converted from other platforms. [ more ]
moreadvertising
time.com
1 month ago
Podcast

The Best Podcasts of 2024 So Far

Discovering high-quality podcasts amidst the overwhelming number of shows can be challenging. [ more ]
#content-creation
RAIN News
1 month ago
Podcast

Steve Goldstein: Quality Over Quantity Is A Growth Strategy - RAIN News

Creators face a challenge of competing for audience attention in a crowded media landscape, reflected in Disney's $4 billion loss due to storytelling overload. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
2 months ago
Podcast

11 Tips To Prepare For Your First eLearning Podcast

Success in podcasting requires defining purpose, knowing your audience, and providing valuable content. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Podcast

Podcast Interviewing Tips From One of the Greats

Host Anna Sale shares insights on conducting powerful interviews and her podcast's journey. [ more ]
Podcaster News
4 months ago
Podcast

PodBravo Revolutionizes Podcast Production With AI-Powered Content Repurposing - Podcaster News

PodBravo offers automated content creation, enhancing audience engagement, and streamlining production workflows. [ more ]
My Money Chronicles
3 weeks ago
Podcast

Could Your Blog Benefit From A Podcast? - My Money Chronicles

Blogging and podcasting can complement each other and help blogs diversify their revenue streams and reach new audiences. [ more ]
Shopify
1 month ago
Podcast

Find Your Sound: How To Start a Podcast 11 Steps (2024) - Shopify

Starting a podcast doesn't require technical expertise or significant funds. Passion and consistency are key for success in podcasting. [ more ]
RAIN News
1 month ago
Podcast

Steve Goldstein: Quality Over Quantity Is A Growth Strategy - RAIN News

Creators face a challenge of competing for audience attention in a crowded media landscape, reflected in Disney's $4 billion loss due to storytelling overload. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
2 months ago
Podcast

11 Tips To Prepare For Your First eLearning Podcast

Success in podcasting requires defining purpose, knowing your audience, and providing valuable content. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Podcast

Podcast Interviewing Tips From One of the Greats

Host Anna Sale shares insights on conducting powerful interviews and her podcast's journey. [ more ]
Podcaster News
4 months ago
Podcast

PodBravo Revolutionizes Podcast Production With AI-Powered Content Repurposing - Podcaster News

PodBravo offers automated content creation, enhancing audience engagement, and streamlining production workflows. [ more ]
My Money Chronicles
3 weeks ago
Podcast

Could Your Blog Benefit From A Podcast? - My Money Chronicles

Blogging and podcasting can complement each other and help blogs diversify their revenue streams and reach new audiences. [ more ]
Shopify
1 month ago
Podcast

Find Your Sound: How To Start a Podcast 11 Steps (2024) - Shopify

Starting a podcast doesn't require technical expertise or significant funds. Passion and consistency are key for success in podcasting. [ more ]
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Consequence
2 months ago
Podcast

MODI on His New Special Know Your Audience and Nightmare Zoom Performances: Podcast

MODI discusses transition from banker to stand-up comedian, Jewish perspective in art, Zoom performances, and podcast creation. [ more ]
Podcaster News
2 months ago
Media industry

Mission Based Media Welcomes Amanda Brown - Podcaster News

Amanda Brown appointed to Strategic Advisory Board for Mission Based Media [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Writing

How Can I Be Free When My Child Is Incarcerated?

Nicole Glasgow started a podcast showcasing the struggles of mothers with incarcerated children, highlighting the lack of communities catering to their specific experiences. [ more ]
Bikerumor
2 months ago
Bicycling

Podcast #101 - BikeRumor Recaps the Best of Sea Otter Classic 2024

The Bikerumor team shares their highlights and experiences at the 2024 Sea Otter Classic. [ more ]
RAIN News
2 months ago
Tech industry

SiriusXM Q1: $1.7B revenue; $993M gross profit; podcasting the star in YoY growth - RAIN News

Podcast revenue rose by 16% YoY, showing a strong growth trend in podcasting for SiriusXM. [ more ]
#acast
RAIN News
3 months ago
Podcast

Acast annual report: Defending and defining the podcast ad market - RAIN News

Acast's 2023 net sales reached 1,636M SEK with a 32% gross margin and 259M SEK operating loss.
The company focused on balancing cost control with innovation and growth throughout 2023. [ more ]
RAIN News
3 months ago
Podcast

Indigenous Screen Office (Canada) partners with Acast for inaugural podcast program - RAIN News

Partnership between Acast and Indigenous Screen Office in Canada to launch 12 indigenous-led podcasts with $300,000 funding.
Acast to provide lifetime free show hosting and information sessions to support the initiative. [ more ]
RAIN News
1 week ago
Podcast

Acast lands Pionaire for hosting, distro, sales

Pionaire partners with Acast for ad sales, hosting, and distribution. [ more ]
RAIN News
3 months ago
Podcast

Acast annual report: Defending and defining the podcast ad market - RAIN News

Acast's 2023 net sales reached 1,636M SEK with a 32% gross margin and 259M SEK operating loss.
The company focused on balancing cost control with innovation and growth throughout 2023. [ more ]
RAIN News
3 months ago
Podcast

Indigenous Screen Office (Canada) partners with Acast for inaugural podcast program - RAIN News

Partnership between Acast and Indigenous Screen Office in Canada to launch 12 indigenous-led podcasts with $300,000 funding.
Acast to provide lifetime free show hosting and information sessions to support the initiative. [ more ]
RAIN News
1 week ago
Podcast

Acast lands Pionaire for hosting, distro, sales

Pionaire partners with Acast for ad sales, hosting, and distribution. [ more ]
moreacast
#spotify
RAIN News
3 months ago
Data science

14.5M to 1k across 758 shows: The Podglomerate gets (us) drunk on follower data - RAIN News

The Podglomerate released an extensive statistical roundup of Spotify's Top Followed Podcasts in March 2024, showcasing data on 758 podcasts and an overall follower count of 191,623,000. [ more ]
Defector
3 months ago
Podcast

If You Love Podcasts, Dump Spotify | Defector

Spotify's aggressive move to dominate podcasting could have negative implications for independent creators. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Podcast

Spotify for Podcasters adds new integration with Riverside, sunsets some legacy podcasting tools | TechCrunch

Spotify is shutting down its legacy podcasting tools, including the Music + Talk feature that allowed podcasters to include licensed music tracks.
Spotify is expanding its partnership with Riverside, allowing podcasters to record and edit their audio and video podcasts within the Spotify for Podcasters web product. [ more ]
The Verge
5 months ago
Podcast

Spotify's transformed podcast business may actually be profitable this year

Spotify's podcasting business is close to breakeven in Q4 2023, signaling potential profitability in the future.
Spotify's drastic changes in its podcasting arm, including job cuts and the end of exclusivity, have improved margins and increased investor confidence. [ more ]
Variety
5 months ago
Podcast

Spotify Gains 10 Million Premium Subscribers as Revenue Rises 16% in Q4, Incurs Charge for Mass Layoffs

Spotify exceeded expectations for new listeners in Q4 2023.
The company reported revenue of €3.67 billion and a net loss of €70 million for Q4 2023. [ more ]
The Verge
5 months ago
Podcast

Spotify's exclusivity era nears its end

Call Her Daddy, Spotify's second-most-popular original podcast, is getting wide distribution across podcast platforms. [ more ]
RAIN News
3 months ago
Data science

14.5M to 1k across 758 shows: The Podglomerate gets (us) drunk on follower data - RAIN News

The Podglomerate released an extensive statistical roundup of Spotify's Top Followed Podcasts in March 2024, showcasing data on 758 podcasts and an overall follower count of 191,623,000. [ more ]
Defector
3 months ago
Podcast

If You Love Podcasts, Dump Spotify | Defector

Spotify's aggressive move to dominate podcasting could have negative implications for independent creators. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Podcast

Spotify for Podcasters adds new integration with Riverside, sunsets some legacy podcasting tools | TechCrunch

Spotify is shutting down its legacy podcasting tools, including the Music + Talk feature that allowed podcasters to include licensed music tracks.
Spotify is expanding its partnership with Riverside, allowing podcasters to record and edit their audio and video podcasts within the Spotify for Podcasters web product. [ more ]
The Verge
5 months ago
Podcast

Spotify's transformed podcast business may actually be profitable this year

Spotify's podcasting business is close to breakeven in Q4 2023, signaling potential profitability in the future.
Spotify's drastic changes in its podcasting arm, including job cuts and the end of exclusivity, have improved margins and increased investor confidence. [ more ]
Variety
5 months ago
Podcast

Spotify Gains 10 Million Premium Subscribers as Revenue Rises 16% in Q4, Incurs Charge for Mass Layoffs

Spotify exceeded expectations for new listeners in Q4 2023.
The company reported revenue of €3.67 billion and a net loss of €70 million for Q4 2023. [ more ]
The Verge
5 months ago
Podcast

Spotify's exclusivity era nears its end

Call Her Daddy, Spotify's second-most-popular original podcast, is getting wide distribution across podcast platforms. [ more ]
morespotify
The Verge
3 months ago
Podcast

Ted Cruz hosts a podcast for free - a Ted Cruz super PAC gets paid

iHeartMedia pays a super PAC supporting Ted Cruz for hosting a podcast.
Campaign finance watchdog files complaint against Ted Cruz for potential violations. [ more ]
#google-podcasts
Lifewire
3 months ago
Podcast

Google Podcasts Is Gone, and That's Great News

Google Podcasts app has been shut down by Google, with podcasts now integrated into YouTube Music.
There is confusion in understanding what podcasts actually are, with the term used loosely for various types of episodic audio or video content on the internet. [ more ]
Ars Technica
3 months ago
Podcast

Google Podcasts shuts down tomorrow, April 2

Google Podcasts shuts down, users must export by July.
Google consolidates media under YouTube brand with YouTube Podcasts. [ more ]
Lifewire
3 months ago
Podcast

Google Podcasts Is Gone, and That's Great News

Google Podcasts app has been shut down by Google, with podcasts now integrated into YouTube Music.
There is confusion in understanding what podcasts actually are, with the term used loosely for various types of episodic audio or video content on the internet. [ more ]
Ars Technica
3 months ago
Podcast

Google Podcasts shuts down tomorrow, April 2

Google Podcasts shuts down, users must export by July.
Google consolidates media under YouTube brand with YouTube Podcasts. [ more ]
moregoogle-podcasts
RAIN News
3 months ago
Podcast

Audioboom expands sales staff with two hires, a "strategic move" - RAIN News

Audioboom strengthens US and UK sales with new hires from SiriusXM and Spotify.
Molly Harvey and Shaun Wilson bring extensive experience in sales and podcasting to drive revenue growth and strategic partnerships. [ more ]
Forbes
3 months ago
Podcast

Council Post: Podcasting And SEO Go Hand In Hand

Podcasting can be a valuable tool for growing your audience and personal brand.
Interviewing clients on podcasts can help deepen relationships and understanding of their work. [ more ]
Podcaster News
3 months ago
Marketing

WME Hires Millie Webber As Digital Agent In The UK - Podcaster News

Webber brings expertise in digital talent representation and podcast commercialization.
WME's London digital department expands with the addition of Millie Webber as a digital agent. [ more ]
RAIN News
3 months ago
Podcast

RAIN Notes: Friday, April 5 - RAIN News

PRX received 12 Webby Award recognitions, including nominations and honors for various categories.
Charlie Smith joins Frequency as the Technical Account Manager, focusing on making day-to-day tasks more efficient for audio teams. [ more ]
#entrepreneurship
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
UX design

"Running an agency is not for the faint-hearted": A day in the life of Red Setter founder Claire Blyth

Claire Blyth is a busy entrepreneur with multiple design-related ventures.
Red Setter aims to elevate the voice and value of brand design. [ more ]
The Bootstrapped Founder
4 months ago
Bootstrapping

Sharath Kuruganty - Letting Go Isn't Quitting

Being grateful, loving yourself, and understanding that life is short are important lessons shared by Sharath Kuruganty.
Staying humble through tough times can be a significant factor in overcoming challenges and maintaining perspective. [ more ]
The Bootstrapped Founder
7 months ago
Web development

I'm starting a new SaaS Journey

Building a business around a problem you understand and have personally experienced can be a successful approach.
Podline.fm is a new SaaS business that provides voice messaging services to creators, podcasters, and those in the audio-centric industry. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
UX design

"Running an agency is not for the faint-hearted": A day in the life of Red Setter founder Claire Blyth

Claire Blyth is a busy entrepreneur with multiple design-related ventures.
Red Setter aims to elevate the voice and value of brand design. [ more ]
The Bootstrapped Founder
4 months ago
Bootstrapping

Sharath Kuruganty - Letting Go Isn't Quitting

Being grateful, loving yourself, and understanding that life is short are important lessons shared by Sharath Kuruganty.
Staying humble through tough times can be a significant factor in overcoming challenges and maintaining perspective. [ more ]
The Bootstrapped Founder
7 months ago
Web development

I'm starting a new SaaS Journey

Building a business around a problem you understand and have personally experienced can be a successful approach.
Podline.fm is a new SaaS business that provides voice messaging services to creators, podcasters, and those in the audio-centric industry. [ more ]
moreentrepreneurship
#apple-podcasts
The Verge
3 months ago
Podcast

Huberman fans aren't leaving the show behind

Huberman's podcast remains popular despite revelations about his personal life.
Readers appreciate Huberman's scientific expertise and ability to explain complex subjects. [ more ]
Podcaster News
4 months ago
Podcast

Ausha Unveils Exclusive Study About Apple Podcast Algorithm - Podcaster News

Metadata, listener behavior, and popularity greatly influence rankings on Apple Podcasts.
Incorporating keywords in metadata, show titles, episode titles, and descriptions can significantly improve search result rankings. [ more ]
The Verge
4 months ago
Podcast

Apple Podcasts now includes transcripts

Apple Podcasts now auto-generates transcripts for podcasts.
Transcripts are searchable and available for new and archived podcast episodes. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Podcast

Huberman fans aren't leaving the show behind

Huberman's podcast remains popular despite revelations about his personal life.
Readers appreciate Huberman's scientific expertise and ability to explain complex subjects. [ more ]
Podcaster News
4 months ago
Podcast

Ausha Unveils Exclusive Study About Apple Podcast Algorithm - Podcaster News

Metadata, listener behavior, and popularity greatly influence rankings on Apple Podcasts.
Incorporating keywords in metadata, show titles, episode titles, and descriptions can significantly improve search result rankings. [ more ]
The Verge
4 months ago
Podcast

Apple Podcasts now includes transcripts

Apple Podcasts now auto-generates transcripts for podcasts.
Transcripts are searchable and available for new and archived podcast episodes. [ more ]
moreapple-podcasts
New York Post
3 months ago
New York City

Rudy Giuliani says he shouldn't be forced to sell $3.5M Florida condo in bankruptcy case - because he needs it for podcasting

Giuliani opposes selling $3.5M Florida condo in bankruptcy case for podcast recordings.
Plan to relocate to Florida for podcasting to save on studio rent and grow broadcast income. [ more ]
Consequence
3 months ago
Podcast

Comics Steph Tolev and Fatimah Taliah Talk Bombing and Justified Stealing: Podcast

The podcast features comedians discussing their worst comedy bombs and what items are acceptable to steal.
Comedians share stories of the worst things people have said to them after a show, including sexist comments. [ more ]
#audacy
RAIN News
4 months ago
Podcast

Audacy erases the Cadence13 brand, creates Audacy Podcasts. - RAIN News

Audacy rebrands Cadence13 into Audacy Podcasts group while keeping Pineapple Street Media's brand identity.
Acquisitions and reorganizations in the podcasting space reflect the trend of major companies expanding their presence in the podcast industry. [ more ]
RAIN News
6 months ago
Marketing

Audacy projects ambitious revenue growth in streaming and podcasting, including a paid subscription service - RAIN News

Audacy is focusing on radio, streaming, podcasting, digital marketing solutions, and other revenue streams.
Audacy plans to build a subscription audio streaming offering with projected subscription revenue of over $20 million by 2027. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Podcast

Podcasting is in its YouTube era

YouTube now supports RSS feeds for podcasters, solidifying its position as a top destination for podcasts.
YouTube's RSS integration allows podcasters to turn their episodes into YouTube videos, with access to ads and analytics. [ more ]
RAIN News
4 months ago
Podcast

Audacy erases the Cadence13 brand, creates Audacy Podcasts. - RAIN News

Audacy rebrands Cadence13 into Audacy Podcasts group while keeping Pineapple Street Media's brand identity.
Acquisitions and reorganizations in the podcasting space reflect the trend of major companies expanding their presence in the podcast industry. [ more ]
RAIN News
6 months ago
Marketing

Audacy projects ambitious revenue growth in streaming and podcasting, including a paid subscription service - RAIN News

Audacy is focusing on radio, streaming, podcasting, digital marketing solutions, and other revenue streams.
Audacy plans to build a subscription audio streaming offering with projected subscription revenue of over $20 million by 2027. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Podcast

Podcasting is in its YouTube era

YouTube now supports RSS feeds for podcasters, solidifying its position as a top destination for podcasts.
YouTube's RSS integration allows podcasters to turn their episodes into YouTube videos, with access to ads and analytics. [ more ]
moreaudacy
Podcaster News
4 months ago
Podcast

Blubrry's New Vid2Pod Makes Any YouTube Channel Into An Audio Podcast - Podcaster News

Effortlessly convert video playlists to high-quality audio podcasts
Access automated podcasting tool with advanced hosting plans [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Podcast

Bill Gates, Dua Lipa, Meghan, Hillary: how interview podcasts became a must-have for celebrities

Podcasts are increasingly dominated by celebrity-on-celebrity interviews.
The podcasting industry has seen significant financial investments from big tech companies. [ more ]
RAIN News
4 months ago
Podcast

Post navigation

Ana Karina Quiroz appointed Head of Podcasts at Amazon Music
Eric Nuzum shares insight on podcasting hit-making [ more ]
#npr
The Verge
4 months ago
Media industry

Radio is seeing red

NPR member stations facing financial challenges
Shift towards news-based podcast products at NPR stations [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Podcast

Here are our 10 best college podcasts in America

Students in the 2023 NPR College Podcast Challenge explored various intriguing topics and presented personal stories and investigative reporting.
Podcasts stood out due to humor, interesting topics, high production values, and a clear narrative arc. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Podcast

NPR's Student Podcast Challenge is back with a fourth-grade edition!

NPR's Student Podcast Challenge has announced the opening of its sixth annual competition.
For the first time, the contest is open to fourth-grade students, in addition to students in grades five through 12. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Podcast

What NPR's new podcast chief learned from the mess at Gimlet

NPR's podcasting chief discusses the network's strategy and operations in the competitive podcasting landscape.
Throughline and Israel Story will be joining the Hot Pod Summit to discuss showcasing the human side of war through podcasting. [ more ]
The Verge
4 months ago
Media industry

Radio is seeing red

NPR member stations facing financial challenges
Shift towards news-based podcast products at NPR stations [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Podcast

Here are our 10 best college podcasts in America

Students in the 2023 NPR College Podcast Challenge explored various intriguing topics and presented personal stories and investigative reporting.
Podcasts stood out due to humor, interesting topics, high production values, and a clear narrative arc. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Podcast

NPR's Student Podcast Challenge is back with a fourth-grade edition!

NPR's Student Podcast Challenge has announced the opening of its sixth annual competition.
For the first time, the contest is open to fourth-grade students, in addition to students in grades five through 12. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Podcast

What NPR's new podcast chief learned from the mess at Gimlet

NPR's podcasting chief discusses the network's strategy and operations in the competitive podcasting landscape.
Throughline and Israel Story will be joining the Hot Pod Summit to discuss showcasing the human side of war through podcasting. [ more ]
morenpr
Realpython
4 months ago
Python

Episode #195: Building a Healthy Developer Mindset While Learning Python - The Real Python Podcast

Building a community through coding challenges
Developing a positive mindset in programming [ more ]
beehiiv Blog
4 months ago
Podcast

Transcending Sound: Amplify Your Podcast Reach With a Newsletter

Newsletters can be as effective as podcasts for building brands and reaching audiences.
Podcasters can utilize newsletters to grow their reach and engage with their audience effectively. [ more ]
Digiday
4 months ago
Podcast

Audio agency ARM looks to boost streaming buys in podcasting with its own audience buying platform

Brands can access customized audio solutions through ARM Pro for targeted audience purchasing.
ARM aims to optimize ad-buying by ensuring ads reach intended audiences in podcasts and streaming platforms. [ more ]
Discover the Best Podcasts | Discover Pods
5 months ago
Podcast

The 61 Best True Crime Podcasts of All Time - Discover the Best Podcasts | Discover Pods

True crime podcasts have surged in popularity due to their appeal of mystery and storytelling.
The success of 'Serial' in 2014 significantly influenced the rise of true crime podcasts. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Podcast

Meghan Markle lands new podcast deal after parting ways with Spotify

Meghan Markle is joining Lemonada Media to host a new podcast, and Lemonada will also stream Markle's previous podcast, Archetypes.
Lemonada will handle ad sales and distribution for Archetypes and will co-create a new series with Markle. [ more ]
#podcasts
RAIN News
5 months ago
Podcast

Rephonic / PodMatch advice to most podpreneurs: "Stop. Start a business instead." - RAIN News

There are nearly three million podcasts, but only a fraction are active.
Success in podcasting is defined by the number of published episodes. [ more ]
Podcasternews
7 months ago
Podcast

Podster Enters Major Deal With RTL Deutschland To Globalize German Podcasts

Podster partners with RTL Deutschland to distribute German podcasts globally.
Podster adapts RTL+ shows for a larger audience.
Podster's CEO believes the podcast market is ready for high-quality content expansion. [ more ]
RAIN News
5 months ago
Podcast

Rephonic / PodMatch advice to most podpreneurs: "Stop. Start a business instead." - RAIN News

There are nearly three million podcasts, but only a fraction are active.
Success in podcasting is defined by the number of published episodes. [ more ]
Podcasternews
7 months ago
Podcast

Podster Enters Major Deal With RTL Deutschland To Globalize German Podcasts

Podster partners with RTL Deutschland to distribute German podcasts globally.
Podster adapts RTL+ shows for a larger audience.
Podster's CEO believes the podcast market is ready for high-quality content expansion. [ more ]
morepodcasts
RAIN News
5 months ago
Podcast

98% of global DTC brand marketers say podcasts are effective (Acast) - RAIN News

52% of marketers find podcasting highly effective for DTC messaging compared to radio and streaming music
88% of DTC shoppers who purchase products from podcasts are satisfied with their purchases [ more ]
Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly
5 months ago
Silicon Valley

Jackie Kashian in Sunnyvale | Metro Silicon Valley | Silicon Valley's Leading Weekly

Jackie Kashian is a comedian known for her observational comedy and podcasting.
Her latest album, Stay-Kashian, covers topics such as Covid lockdowns and the dangers of reaching under hotel beds. [ more ]
Gijn
5 months ago
Media industry

Global Tour of Investigative Podcasts: 2023 Edition

The podcasting industry experienced a decline in 2023, with major producers making cuts and fewer new podcasts being released.
A change to Apple's recording of podcast downloads could impact audience numbers, potentially affecting funding for new series. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
6 months ago
Media industry

City Cast, a local news podcast network, is still expanding three years in

Podcasting in 2019 had unrealized potential in local news.
City Cast is a network of local podcasts and newsletters in cities across the U.S. [ more ]
Podcaster News
6 months ago
Podcast

Podcasters Invited to Go 90 Days Without Checking Their Stats - Podcaster News

Podcast and creative coach Mark Steadman challenges creators to go 90 days without counting their downloads and to raise funds for charity in the process.
The challenge aims to shift the focus from outcome-oriented metrics, such as download numbers, towards daily actions and building meaningful connections with the audience. [ more ]
Podcaster News
6 months ago
Podcast

Sounder Analysis: NPR's News Podcast Significantly Safer For Brands Than General News Podcasts - Podcaster News

NPR's news shows are significantly safer for brands than the general population of podcasting within the news genre.
81% of NPR's news content was classified as unrelated or low-risk for sensitive topics, compared to the general population average of 54%. [ more ]
Python People
6 months ago
Python

Python People | Julian Sequeira - Pybites, Australia, Mindset, and Teaching New Programmers

Julian Sequeira is a cofounder of Pybites and is involved in various activities such as Python coaching and podcasting.
The article discusses the topics of learning guitar, vacationing in Canada, splitting finances, building a community and team, coaching, and teaching Python to non-technical people. [ more ]
RAIN News
6 months ago
Podcast

Podcast Hall of Fame inductees announced; live event set - RAIN News

The 2024 Podcast Hall of Fame inductees have been announced
The induction ceremony will take place during Podfest Expo on January 26, 2024 [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
7 months ago
Podcast

Why Gen Z's biggest podcasters are working from bed

Social media has allowed young media personalities to connect with audiences from the comfort of their own beds.
Bringing followers into their bed is a strategic choice that creates a sense of intimacy with listeners. [ more ]
RAIN News
7 months ago
Podcast

Post navigation

Borrell Associates released its Media Advertising Effectiveness Rankings, showing SEM, Social Media, and Broadcast TV as the most positively rated platforms
Podcasting is not included in the rankings [ more ]
The Ringer
7 months ago
Golden State Warriors

What Draymond Green's Suspension Means for the Warriors. Plus, Bomani Jones on Today's Sports Media Environment.

Draymond Green's suspension has raised questions about the future of the Golden State Warriors.
Bomani Jones shares his insights on podcasting and navigating the media landscape. [ more ]
RAIN News
7 months ago
Podcast

Video podcast consumers are cross-platform: Sounds Profitable/Signal Hill study - RAIN News

Video podcast consumers are also audio consumers and should be regarded broadly as spoken word consumers.
Video consumers use platforms other than YouTube to consume podcasts.
Many video podcast consumers discovered podcasting within the last five years through platforms like Spotify or YouTube. [ more ]
RAIN News
7 months ago
Music

Spoken word share is up, especially podcasts (Westwood One and Edison Research) - RAIN News

Spoken word audio listening is at an eight-year high, driven in part by the rise of podcasting.
Pandora/Spotify ad-supported music streaming shares are down by 31% over the past seven years. [ more ]
#Spotify
Vulture
7 months ago
Podcast

Heavyweight Down, Stolen Gone

Spotify is not renewing popular podcasts like Heavyweight and Stolen due to their focus on low-cost, high-return shows.
The company has also announced a round of layoffs, cutting 17% of its workforce. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
7 months ago
Podcast

What if I Told You Podcasts Aren't Doomed?

Spotify turned a profit in Q3 despite heavy investments in podcasting.
Spotify has experienced layoffs and show cancellations as it navigates its expansion into podcasting. [ more ]
Mail Online
7 months ago
Business

Spotify is slashing 17% of it's workforce affecting 1,500 workers

Spotify is cutting 1,500 staff due to a slowdown in growth following heavy investment in podcasting.
This marks the third round of layoffs this year, aimed at cutting costs after expensive podcasting ventures. [ more ]
Vulture
7 months ago
Podcast

Heavyweight Down, Stolen Gone

Spotify is not renewing popular podcasts like Heavyweight and Stolen due to their focus on low-cost, high-return shows.
The company has also announced a round of layoffs, cutting 17% of its workforce. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
7 months ago
Podcast

What if I Told You Podcasts Aren't Doomed?

Spotify turned a profit in Q3 despite heavy investments in podcasting.
Spotify has experienced layoffs and show cancellations as it navigates its expansion into podcasting. [ more ]
Mail Online
7 months ago
Business

Spotify is slashing 17% of it's workforce affecting 1,500 workers

Spotify is cutting 1,500 staff due to a slowdown in growth following heavy investment in podcasting.
This marks the third round of layoffs this year, aimed at cutting costs after expensive podcasting ventures. [ more ]
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Entrepreneur
7 months ago
Podcast

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Consider Starting a Podcast | Entrepreneur

Podcasts have a large and growing audience, making them a valuable platform for entrepreneurs.
Podcasting allows entrepreneurs to build authority, engage with their audience, and increase their website's visibility and search engine ranking. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
8 months ago
Media industry

Are public media podcasts facing a "Moneyball" moment?

Public radio and public radio podcasts are facing challenges similar to the Oakland Athletics in Moneyball.
Terrestrial radio listenership is declining due to changes in technology.
NPR and its podcast division are facing an advertising freefall and leadership issues. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
8 months ago
Podcast

Podcasting needs to get professional

Podcasting was originally driven by a DIY ethos and passionate creators.
Podcasting needs to be professionalized for creators to receive fair compensation. [ more ]
RAIN News
8 months ago
Media industry

American news consumption favors digital, ignores print, indifferent to TV and radio (Pew) - RAIN News

Digital devices are increasingly being used to consume news, while legacy delivery platforms are declining.
Podcasting is the least used type of digital service for news consumption. [ more ]
Podcaster News
1 month ago
Podcast

Focus on Blubrry Podcasting: Podcast Directory - Podcaster News

Podcasting success relies on syndication to reach a broad audience, with Blubrry Podcasting boasting a vast directory and diverse content formats. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 week ago
Podcast

Popular podcast player Overcast has been rebuilt from the ground up "for its second decade" | TechCrunch

Overcast app has been rebuilt with no podcast streaming, focusing on downloads for reliability and efficiency. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
National Basketball Association

JJ Redick hired as Los Angeles Lakers coach on four-year contract report

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed on a four-year coaching contract with JJ Redick. [ more ]
RAIN News
1 month ago
Media industry

Steve Goldstein: Podcasting Captures Younger Audiences In An Aging Media World

Podcasting is significantly younger-skewing compared to traditional TV and radio media platforms. [ more ]
Podcaster News
1 month ago
Podcast

Libsyn Reveals 2024 IAB Podcast Upfront Takeaways And May 2024 Podcast Advertising Rates - Podcaster News

Podcast advertising revenue expected to double by 2026. [ more ]
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