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June 19, 2024:
    We should have known better: we suggested yesterday that Libsyn might be the only podcast hosting company that both supports video podcasts and can automatically upload those videos to YouTube. Of course, Castos also offers this feature.
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    hashtags are a thing - Castos helps us understand the best hashtags to promote podcasts and shows. It's also worthwhile mentioning that Mastodon, a fast-growing social network, uses hashtags extensively. (We're there!)
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December 26, 2022:
    In Dec 2021, Adobe revealed Project Shasta, which we noticed in Oct 2022 had rebranded to Adobe Express Podcast. It's now branded Adobe Podcast beta, and offers a mix of Descript-like "Edit words, not waveforms", SquadCast-like "Remote recording", and Auphonic-like "AI-powered audio" - and there's a waitlist on the website. But how does it compare to the market leaders? From Castos, Matt Medeiros gives it a full review.
December 12, 2022:
    The winners of the Asian Podcast Awards were announced. Almost all are in English; and they are: Best podcast: 1920, within the YES 933 Radio Drama feed (Mediacorp, in Chinese / Omny Studio) … Best podcast host: Adulting with former children (Zodapop, SYRUP Media / Anchor) … Best narrative storytelling or fiction podcast: Creepy Twisted Asians (ZAG / Castos) … Best science, tech or business podcast: Inside China: Coronavirus Podcast, within the Inside China feed (South China Morning Post / Acast) … Best comedy, entertainment or lifestyle podcast: A Brief Case: true crime in Asia (Indie / Podbean) … Best arts, society or culture podcast: Miss Conduct (IVM Podcasts / Omny Studio)
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    Blubrry has partnered with Descript to allow Descript users to publish their edited podcasts directly from the app. Blubrry joins Buzzsprout, Captivate, Castos, Hello audio, Podbean, Podcast·co and Transistor with this functionality. Blubrry publishing is also available directly from Hindenburg.
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    On 3 Clips by Castos, podcasters behind some of the world’s most creative shows deconstruct their work, a few pieces at a time. A new season brings a new host, Evo Terra, and the first episode is with Michael Tripiani of the podcast How To Start A War.
November 8, 2021:
    In Podcasting 2.0 this week, Adam Curry and Dave Jones talk to Craig and Matt from Castos. This link in Podfriend will, after opening the player, show you transcripts and podcast chapters using the new podcast namespace (and value4value).
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    PodcastOS is a Notion dashboard that helps podcasters "pitch, produce, publish, promote & monetize their podcasts."
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July 13, 2020:
    Podcast Motor, a podcast editing service, has merged with podcast host Castos. Craig Hewitt remains founder and CEO of both companies, which were operating separately.
May 19, 2020:
    Podcast host Castos have launched Castos Productions, a "fully integrated editing and production service within a hosting platform". Customers can upload raw, unedited files, and get fully-mixed podcasts with show notes and marketing assets like tweetable quotes and audiograms.
February 4, 2020:
    Castos has added the ability for all their users to create private podcasts - for courses, membership sites or internal corporate podcasts.
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May 24, 2019:
    Castos, developer of a podcast hosting WordPress plugin, Seriously Simple Podcasting, is joining TinySeed - a remote first startup accelerator. "We're very excited about what it means to our company to be a part of such an elite group of startups, and what the future holds for the business from this point forward," founder Craig Hewitt tells us.

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