Podcast news and culture

7. Podcasting’s darkest timeline
Apr 12 • 58 min
The one in which we say goodbye.
3. Formats matter
Apr 12 • 49 min
Dan Misener from Pacific Content expounds on his prolific experience and expertise of trying and testing podcast ideas.
5. Audience and community
Apr 12 • 43 min
Jenna Spinelle of Democracy Works helps us get a grip on community engagement, and podcast promotion.
1. Endings
Apr 12 • 44 min
We’re Back! For a limited series on Burnout. Please join us as we discuss with each other and some podcast luminaries about how podcasting can be a drag sometimes, and make us want to quit(!), but we love it so much that we just can’t leave. It’s the best…
4. Production and editing
Apr 12 • 55 min
Drew Ackerman from the Sleep With Me podcast discusses the trials and tribulations of podcast production.
2. A gap in the market
Apr 12 • 43 min
Mathew Passey of CausePods, the Podcast Consultant, and Audit My Podcast, shares what to keep in mind when starting a podcast.
6. Managing expectations
Apr 12 • 40 min
Yuvi Zalkow, author, developer, video creator, and podcaster, shares his experience with failure and persistence.
Introducing Mixdown
Aug 4, 2018 • 5 min
While the show is on hiatus, Mark can’t keep away from the mic so he’s embarked on a daily podcasting challenge. This is what it sounds like.
Cultivating an audience, with special guest Tom Merritt
Jul 13, 2018 • 36 min
The Daily Tech News Show’s Tom Merritt talks about Acast, audience engagement, brie and more.
Google’s new podcast app and making a deal with the data devil
Jul 6, 2018 • 30 min
Aaron Wong from Nobody Asked for This, Holler Presents, and the band Downtown, joins Brendan and Mark to discuss being new to podcasts, initial discovery, the new Google Podcasts app, and the question of whether we need a “Netflix of podcasts”.
What it takes to book great guests
Jun 29, 2018 • 37 min
Dan Lizette of The Podcast Digest joins the conversation about podcast culture.
Do you listen back to podcasts?
Jun 22, 2018 • 28 min
A new favorite podcast is added to the list, #MeToo extends into podcasts, the Google Podcasts app is actually out now, beware of Anchor (possibly), and how much is too much when it comes to re-listening to podcasts?
Let’s spread the podcasting wealth
Jun 15, 2018 • 29 min
Podcasting made $314 million in revenue last year. How can we spread the wealth so not just upper echelons benefit?
Are we Megatron?
May 25, 2018 • 20 min
Mark chatted with Jason Reed of the Stop and Search podcast, which picked up two silvers at this year’s British Podcast Awards.
Boom, busted and Banter
May 18, 2018 • 35 min
Praise and critique for audio dramas, AudioBoom goes boom (maybe), and banter about Banter.
Mining the data of podcasts
May 11, 2018 • 39 min
Podchaser creator Bradley Davis joins Mark and Brendan to discuss how much data is provided to podcast makers, apps, and the industry. Bradley and Brendan suggest new shows Mark has never heard, Bradley gives his 60 second explanation for why podcasts…
Marketing podcasts correctly (no, this is not a BS session)
May 4, 2018 • 40 min
Kevin Goldberg of joined the conversation with Mark and Brendan to discuss marketing a podcast correctly.
Chasing honest feedback and following up on Google’s pod plans
Apr 27, 2018 • 24 min
Mark and Brendan discuss Google’s plans to bring podcast joy to Android users, and delve into friend-of-the-show Ma’ayan Plaut’s comprehensive article on podcast feedback. 🧔🏻 Mark is also looking for a new favourite show, so tweet #bitrate with your…
Let’s gather round the wireless
Apr 20, 2018 • 28 min
Brendan and Mark are joined by Arielle Nissenblatt, founder of the Earbuds Podcast Collective, to talk about listening to podcasts in a group, attending live recordings, conferences, meetups and more.
Branded podcasts and the lost magic of audio
Apr 13, 2018 • 30 min
Mark and Brendan are joined by Jon Hickman to follow up on what podcasts are called, the disconnect between magical video and mundane audio, and how online radio works in the UK.
When will audio dramas get their day
Apr 6, 2018 • 29 min
Brendan uncovered some interesting stats from Acast and has things to say about podcast app user interfaces. Mark gets excited about news podcasts for millennials, and they both try and answer the question “when will audio dramas get their day?”
Is it time to redefine the term “podcast”?
Mar 30, 2018 • 33 min
Ma’ayan Plaut, the Podcast Librarian & Content Strategist at RadioPublic, joins Brendan and Mark to talk about the world of podcasts and specifically the word “podcast”. Should that be the word to describe audio delivered over the Internet? What is it we…
Is the medium innovating fast enough?
Mar 23, 2018 • 31 min
In our first episode we examine the latest Infinite Dial report, and Podchaser’s collected insights on the future of the medium.