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Radio Sodoma tops the charts in Finland; introducing ‘microcasts’
Oct 14 • 2 min
OzPod releases all its audio
International Podcast Association shares interim survey results
Oct 11 • 2 min
Best practice and a resource directory are most wanted by podcasters
ShePodcasts LIVE to stream live with Podbean Live
Oct 10 • 4 min
Podchaser has three million podcast credits in its database
‘Your Daily Drive’ comes to Spotify in Germany
Oct 9 • 2 min
Luminary’s launch has claimed a casualty.
Apple Podcasts demonstrate ‘Browse By Hosts And Guests’; changes at Libsyn
Oct 8 • 3 min
None of the data is in RSS
British Podcast Awards launch a £50,000 funding scheme
Oct 7 • 2 min
and Audioboom’s latest financials
Libsyn now hosts 67,000 shows; but CFO resigns
Oct 4 • 2 min
A special shareholder’s meeting is set for November 8th
Owen Grover on the demise of Apple, and being cautious of Spotify
Oct 3 • 2 min
He also is clear about whether they will share user data.
Apple is removing 260 podcasts a day
Oct 2 • 2 min
Goodness.
Podcast Alarm allows you to wake up to something different
Oct 1 • 2 min
…and Deezer is getting serious
The Messengers: free podcast documentary movie to celebrate International Podcast Day
Sep 30 • 2 min
Happy International Podcast Day!
55% of podcast fans have bought something advertised on a podcast
Sep 27 • 2 min
and the Evening Standard to start a daily podcast
UK newspapers pass off podcast interview as their own
Sep 26 • 2 min
UK newspapers? Grubby thievery? Surely not.
Branded podcasts ‘more effective than TV’
Sep 25 • 2 min
They also out-perform radio ads
‘Stuff’ rises to #2 in Podtrac chart, and a positive podcast for prisoners
Sep 24 • 1 min
They have a captive audience…
True-crime podcast ‘plagiarised’ by newspaper; actors love audio drama podcasts
Sep 23 • 2 min
Like Crime Junkie, but completely the other way round
Think most podcasts are downloaded before playing? Think again
Sep 20 • 2 min
Turns out you’re probably streaming this
Descript’s Podcast Studio launches: we try it out
Sep 19 • 2 min
You can watch on YouTube.
The Pocket Casts podcast app is now free
Sep 18 • 3 min
Good news for decent podcast app lovers
Podcoin app to close next week
Sep 17 • 2 min
Giving away money isn’t a business plan, it turns out
NPR: podcasting revenue bigger than radio in 2020
Sep 16 • 2 min
Podcasting also responsible for NPR being profitable
Brexitcast filmed for TV
Sep 13 • 2 min
There’s a ‘faces for radio’ joke here which we won’t do
RSS tool falls over; hundreds of podcasts fall offline
Sep 12 • 2 min
FeedPress was off for at least six hours
Listening to podcasts on the web is increasing
Sep 11 • 1 min
Both Apple and Google seeing more plays
40% of new podcasts are hosted by women
Sep 9 • 2 min
The figure was just 12% in 2012
Podcasting workshop to be held in Jamaica, and new Spotify hirings
Sep 9 • 3 min
And dynamic vs condenser microphones
Podcasts on a plane; free ebook, webinar and classroom tools
Sep 6 • 2 min
And a podcast gets yanked in Detroit
Happy 9th, 99% Invisible; Acast moves to IAB v2 guidelines
Sep 5 • 2 min
New number start Oct 1
Audioboom partners with Voxnest for ad-tech; Boudet goes legal
Sep 4 • 3 min
Plus, questions about Himalaya
Unravel returns with a con artist; Crime Junkie served legal letter
Sep 3 • 3 min
It’s just ignorance, adds Tanner Campbell
Tom Webster: Let’s put on a show
Sep 2 • 2 min
Webster puts his Podcast Movement speech online
Help fund a new indie fiction podcast
Aug 30 • 3 min
A full cast, fully designed urban fantasy fiction podcast
Podchaser opens up the Social Feed
Aug 29 • 3 min
And money off the London Podcast Festival
OzPod podcasting conference returns for 2019
Aug 28 • 2 min
Thursday 3rd October in Melbourne VIC, Australia
Another podcast accused of copying
Aug 27 • 2 min
Another dollop of plagiarism?
Fan podcast sells out live season finale
Aug 26 • 2 min
Podcast sold out a 500-seat venue in three days
WWE Podcast Network to launch
Aug 23 • 3 min
LLLLLLLLet’s get ready to listen!
Apple Podcasts transcription search is now live
Aug 22 • 2 min
and more allegations of true-crime plagiarism
Conan signs a seven figure deal, apparently driving the podcast revolution
Aug 21 • 2 min
Driving? He’s like a passenger who hopped on ten years late…
Dr Death tops podcast charts across the world
Aug 20 • 2 min
Wondery launched international translations last week
Crime Junkie episodes disappear after plagiarism claim
Aug 19 • 2 min
Also, accusations of suspicious reviews
Podcast Movement wraps up
Aug 16 • 2 min
It’s almost over in Orlando
Using music in podcasting moves a step closer
Aug 15 • 2 min
It’s more complicated than that
The doors open to Podcast Movement 2019
Aug 14 • 3 min
You can watch live
Music: finally coming to podcasts?
Aug 13 • 3 min
And, Libsyn, Podtrac and Triton Digital gain IAB certification
Fun Kids launches children’s podcast network; RadioPublic unveil PodPass
Aug 12 • 3 min
PodPass could mean an end to different apps for premium podcasts
Google adds podcast episodes to Google Search
Aug 9 • 3 min
A revamped look for Google podcast searches
Radio tunes in: Entercom buys Pineapple Street/Cadence13; iHeart expands podcasts internationally
Aug 8 • 2 min
And PodcastOne launches a new, always-free podcast host
Veritone One launches new monetisation tool; Cleanfeed to launch browser-based multitrack recorder
Aug 7 • 2 min
Podcasters earn money once a transaction takes place
Second virtual summit for podcasters announced
Aug 6 • 2 min
It’ll be on September 18th, and is free.
Podsights releases “Open Downloads” spec
Aug 5 • 3 min
They have cited their problems with the IAB v2 standard
The new Apple Podcasts categories go live
Aug 2 • 2 min
Finally! :)
Data: podcasting and the UAE
Aug 1 • 2 min
Podcast listeners spend a third more on fish. No, really.
Is Amazon AWS an alternative to a real podcast host?
Jul 31 • 2 min
Yeah, nah. Except…
Do The Right Thing returns; Spreaker launches Spreaker Prime monetisation
Jul 30 • 2 min
The service offers free hosting and a revenue share
UK - 92 percent of podcasts are listened-to alone
Jul 29 • 3 min
Compares with radio, where about half of listening is with other people
AdBarker promises ad insertion for podcasters on any host
Jul 26 • 2 min
And more about Apple Podcasts categories
Spotify continues to gain on Apple, which rolls out new categories
Jul 25 • 2 min
Spotify now bigger than Apple in Netherlands, Germany and Bulgaria
Apple are putting new podcast category changes live
Jul 24 • 2 min
Work appears to be in progress
Audioburst launches on Android Auto and Bixby
Jul 23 • 3 min
It’ll deliver tailored playlists, including podcasts, controlled by voice.
39 percent of internet users consume podcasts every month
Jul 22 • 3 min
39 percent across the world. But Australia is 22 percent. Or 8.1 percent. Research.
Acast doubles revenue year-on-year; Spotify solicits Spanish shows
Jul 19 • 3 min
Acast claims 1.3bn listens last year
Audioboom revenue grows by 171% year-on-year
Jul 18 • 3 min
88 percent of the company’s revenue is from the US
Apple to make its own exclusive podcasts
Jul 17 • 3 min
A Bloomberg report claims
Podcasts are getting shorter
Jul 16 • 2 min
Pdcsts r gettn shrtr
The battle of the one-star reviews
Jul 15 • 3 min
There’s been a big increase in one-star reviews since 1 July.
Audioboom adds new NYC studios
Jul 12 • 3 min
New studios give Audioboom the ability to produce more than 40 shows
Stitcher and Wondery expand into the UK; podcast targeted with one-star reviews
Jul 11 • 3 min
Podfront UK launched today
BBC Sounds Controller announced; Nielsen announces new podcast advertising service
Jul 10 • 3 min
The new Controller has worked in podcasting for some time
Castbox has 3m daily users; The Infinite Dial comes to Germany
Jul 9 • 2 min
The company should be profitable by year end
Podcasts to come first on new Apple iPhone OS
Jul 8 • 3 min
The Apple Podcasts app will appear on the front page of new iPhones
The Nod visits Johannesburg, South Africa; BBC Sounds resets ratings
Jul 5 • 3 min
The hosts of The Nod are in South Africa
75 per cent of UK ad agencies plan to spend more money on podcasts
Jul 4 • 2 min
Digital audio as a whole, including music services, will see 85% of agencies spending more.
Podimo - a European Netflix for podcasts - raises $6m
Jul 3 • 1 min
It joins similar products from Sweden, France and the US
Whooshkaa adds free dynamic ad insertion and transcription for all
Jul 2 • 2 min
The company says they host for 6,000 podcasters across the world.
Who’s the fastest podcast host?
Jul 1 • 3 min
Daniel J Lewis investigates
Wondery to go global with $10m of funding
Jun 28 • 1 min
It’s also hired Declan Moore
Podtrac admits to website error; Apple slips to below 60% of podcast downloads
Jun 27 • 3 min
Podtrac a bit too hasty in claims around compliance
Anchor: skipping the approval queue, and filling Apple Podcasts with illegal copyright material?
Jun 26 • 3 min
Anchor helps pollute the podcast directory for everyone - but why?
Almost Tangible wins big at the NY Festival Awards
Jun 25 • 3 min
The company wins Best Production Company of the year, and four gold trophies
Podcast gets conviction overturned
Jun 24 • 3 min
APM’s reporting used as part of reason for reversed conviction
The radio station earning money from subscription podcasts
Jun 21 • 1 min
They have over 17,000 subscribers
Castbox integrates with Waze
Jun 20 • 4 min
Drivers can now listen to their favourite podcasts on Castbox while navigating to their destination with the Waze app.
Household tips from the 1950’s; and a PM19 session not to miss
Jun 19 • 2 min
Newsletter editors force themselves awake while the sun is actually in the sky
French podcast publishers work together; Duolingo make a dual French/English podcast
Jun 18 • 3 min
Working group formed to define best practice
Spotify gets a podcast redesign - and lets advertisers target listeners
Jun 17 • 3 min
Record companies agree: podcasting helps music discovery
Jun 14 • 2 min
However, music licensing is a disaster
Triton Digital acquires Omny Studio
Jun 13 • 2 min
Melbourne-based enterprise podcast host is now part of the US audio giant
Applications now open for Jesse Cox Audio Fellowship
Jun 12 • 2 min
Open for Australian residents
Spotify adds embedded player for podcasts
Jun 11 • 2 min
The embedded player has been redesigned.
Podcast Live’s Rugby At Twickenham; Spotify’s Daily Podcast Playlist
Jun 10 • 5 min
Live podcast event plans a rugby themed day
Death in Ice Valley to return with a live show; and Spotify beats Apple in more countries
Jun 7 • 3 min
Spotify continues to grow in comparison with Apple Podcasts
More on Apple’s new categories, and a Spotify curated podcast playlist
Jun 6 • 4 min
They’re quite clever really
Apple make over 100 changes to podcast categories
Jun 5 • 2 min
Podcast hosting companies were not informed of this change beforehand
US podcasting ad revenues up 53% to $479m; Apple Podcasts adds full-text transcript search and device sync
Jun 4 • 4 min
Dynamically-inserted advertising is responsible for nearly half of all revenue.
Apple to kill iTunes: why it makes no difference for podcasters
Jun 3 • 2 min
Does it mean the end for podcasting?
Castro adds podcast clip sharing to its app: but does it help podcasting?
May 31 • 3 min
Yes, it does.
Audible UK announces audio drama production grant
May 30 • 3 min
Five grand and central London studios up for grabs
Is podcasting in China really worth $7bn?
May 29 • 4 min
No. No, it isn’t. Not really.
Apple fixes New and Noteworthy
May 28 • 2 min
People say it’s the only one where reviews and ratings actually matter