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About this website

· Updated October 1, 2021 · By · 3 minutes to read

This website, our newsletter and our podcast are intended to be a quick, daily update with global news for those involved in podcasting and on-demand audio. It launched in June 2017.

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We currently have 20,964 active newsletter subscribers. We have an average open-rate of around 39%, significantly above the average. Our newsletter subscribers are all over the world. Our podcast does more than 1,500 downloads per day. Our website has 78,205 monthly users (Google Analytics, 30 days to Aug 21).

“Looking at our incoming web traffic sources, it’s obvious that our audience trusts Podnews the most for their podcasting news.” - a Director of Growth Marketing for a podcast advertising company

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It is curated by James Cridland. With over 28 years in the radio and online business, in 2005 James helped launch the first daily podcast from a UK radio station and the world’s first radio station streaming app, and has been operating online publications since 1993. He offers a truly international view: a Brit, living in Australia, working for companies across the world including North America. This daily newsletter is a unique opportunity to contextualise the international podcast landscape.

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