Audioboom revenue nearly doubles
January 22, 2019 · 2.1 minutes to read
Audioboom, a podcast host and monetisation platform, has reported that its revenue for 2018 nearly doubled, and expects another 50% increase this year.
The BBC has launched a podcast award in memory of Rachael Bland, the host of cancer podcast You, Me and the Big C. The award is looking for the next new, passionate and distinctive voices in podcasting. Entries for The Rachael Bland New Podcast Award opened yesterday, and BBC Radio 5 Live will produce a pilot series of the winning podcast to showcase on BBC Sounds.
Announcing Blubrry Podcast Stats are IAB Certified — IAB Certified Stats, You do not need to host at Blubrry to get certified. Our platform integrates with nearly all major podcast hosting platforms get started today for $5.00 a month.
PRICES INCREASE WEDNESDAY to Podcast Movement 2019 — The world's largest conference and trade show for podcasters returns, welcoming nearly 3,000 podcasters from around the world this August. Register by midnight Wednesday before prices increase!
Executive Producer — Audioboom, a global leader in podcasting with teams in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, London, and Mumbai, are looking for someone to lead Audioboom's US-based production team, made up of experienced producers and supported by senior business development and ad sales leaders.
PRX is hiring marketing managers in Boston, Mass. — Come work with the PRX training program and with public radio stations seeking audience engagement.
A work in progress, Podcast Talent is a UK website, aiming to help people find quality producers and editors to create your podcast. If you’re a producer or editor, you might want to consider a listing.
Pinecast, a podcast host, blogs about how their analytics works. In particular, they’re dynamically produced whenever you ask for them, so they can (and do) change.
A new podcast platform has launched in India. Aawaz is available in Hindi, and is a website and Android app.
A somewhat downbeat review of the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards reminds us that podcast award shows are quite hard. Cole Raven also reviewed the show, and offers some advice. (We’d have reviewed it too, but the coverage wasn’t available to foreigners).
Stats and data
- Blubrry share some data about Apple Podcasts, and predict that Apple will launch an Alexa skill to protect their dominant position.
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