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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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As of September 30, 2023, we have 29,282 active newsletter subscribers, based all round the world. We have an average open-rate of around 43%, significantly above the industry average. Our podcast has achieved 114,669 downloads over the past 30 days. Our website’s articles (daily newsletters and in-depth articles only) have been viewed 1,492,410 times over the past 30 days.

“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

It’s read by senior podcasting industry management, including CEOs and divisional heads. Email subscriptions include users within:

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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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