New Australian podcast research; how spammers are targeting Apple Podcasts
October 17, 2018
Chartable focus on how spammers are targeting the Apple Podcast Charts, including a useful guide on how to spot a fake:
"Apple isn't just one player among many in the podcasting ecosystem—the Apple Podcasts directory is the closest thing to a centralized podcast database that this industry has."
The ABC launched a set of podcast research today at OzPod 2018, in Melbourne VIC, Australia. The data shows a surge in true-crime listening and says that women are leading podcasting's growth. There's an infographic and the full report on the ABC's website.
Slate launched What Next, their daily news podcast for your evening commute, today. Their launch communication mentions that it's a month's test, before "a brief hiatus to tinker and refine", and a return in January. Podcasting represents 28% of Slate's revenues, and is forecast to increase to 35% next year.
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Much touted by the ZigZag podcast, a journalism blockchain company called Civil has failed to sell its tokens, only raising US $1.4m against a target of $24m (and three-quarters of that by an investor).
An episode of Lantigua Williams & Co's 70 Million will be placed on TIDAL, the music subscription service. TIDAL is planning a fundraising concert for criminal justice efforts on October 23.
Winamp is coming back: as a desktop and mobile app that brings music, radio and podcasts together. The product is now owned by Radionomy.
In HotPod, Nick Quah writes not altogether positive things about Podtrac.
PodFinder is a new podcast discovery service, in early test.
Podcasts in Mexico have grown 2.4x in the last four years, according to PwC.
- 10 Podcasts comandados por Mulheres ("10 women-led podcasts") (HerForce)
- 5 Great Road Trip Podcasts (Wil Williams / DiscoverPods)
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