Subscribe by email, free

Your daily briefing for podcasting and on-demand

About this website

January 3, 2018

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

In October 2017, email readers were 24% Europe, 22% North America, 11% APAC. We publish our current active subscriber number on our front page: it is updated daily at 2100 AEST.

It is curated by James Cridland. With over 28 years in the radio and online business, James was the first to launch a radio app on a smartphone; 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. Our daily newsletter is a unique opportunity to contextualise the international podcast landscape.

Lead Sponsorship is available on a monthly basis. Please contact for more details.


We have a full RSS feed at It's intended for personal use. It also functions as our podcast feed, with audio enclosures. (Audio never exceeds two minutes and uses broadcast-friendly language; it is suitable for re-broadcast with permission).

We have a very simple JSON feed of our last published update (headline and link) at We use this for cross-promotion.


This website is published by Amazingly Brilliant Pty Ltd ("us", "we"), ABN 30 612 913 514. We acknowledge and respect the ancestral homelands of the Turrbal people, the traditional custodians of the area where we live and work.

You can contact the publisher of this website, James Cridland, at


We don't use cookies on this website.

We use Google Analytics to monitor visit numbers and user behaviour. Our Analytics code also uses AMP ID to ensure that when our pages are served by Google, we still recognise individual visitors and ensure you can opt out on those pages. You can learn about Google Analytics' privacy policy and opt out of Google Analytics completely by using this tool. You can also use your browser in "private" or "incognito" mode to look like a brand new user every time you browse the web.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to this website or other websites. Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads based on your visit to this site and/or other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of personalized advertising on Google's website. You can also use your browser in "private" or "incognito" mode to look like a brand new user every time you browse the web.

Privacy Policy

We collect email addresses for our newsletter using our own newsletter server (at a subdomain of The email list is not available to any third party. We will not use your email address for any purpose other than to send you the newsletter that you have subscribed to. We have an unsubscribe button on every single mailing.

In common with many newsletters, we monitor open rates (so we know when/if you open the newsletter), and may monitor clicks on each story on both the web and emails (so we know which story you find interesting). We do not give any personally-identifiable data about your behaviour to any third party. We may aggregate this information in a non-personal way for current/potential advertisers, or for bragging rights.

We use AMP Project framework code, served by Google. You can read Google's privacy policy.

We use Amazon AWS infrastructure to cache, host and serve this site including domain-name services and to send emails. You can read their privacy policy. We may collect non-personally-identifiable site logs for technical and budgetary reasons.

Copyright and terms of use

This website is copyright © Amazingly Brilliant Pty Ltd. Reproduction is prohibited without our written permission.

Information you submit to us with the intention of being published is deemed to be licensed to us for our use.

Information is provided "as is" without any warranty as to accuracy, quality or fitness for purpose. You use this website at your own risk.

Tediousness of this page

We acknowledge that this page is deeply tedious. If you've any questions or queries on the contents of this page, or you managed to stay awake this long, please do get in contact.

Patreon supporters (become one)

Subscribe to our daily newsletter by email, free