Esther Perel begins again after Spotify
Esther Perel is back; more details in podcast news, below
Veritonic announced this morning a set of products focused on branded podcasts, promising “data and analytics meticulously designed to aid in the creation and optimization of branded podcast initiatives”. “Branded podcasts are an incredibly effective vehicle for telling a brand’s story and increasing its reach,” says CEO Scott Simonelli.Veritonic
UK podcast production company Goalhanger Podcasts is doing 17.5mn downloads a month, says its co-founder Gary Lineker. 20,000 people are monthly paid supporters, he tells the FT.Goalhanger Podcasts
Podcast hosting company Ausha has been recognised as one of the 'Best Workplaces for Women’, according to Great Place To Work.Ausha
Futuri Media has announced SpotOn, an AI-powered tool that builds radio and podcast commercials on the spot. “Now sales teams can deliver spec spots and commercials to any client, regardless of size, instantly”, says CEO Daniel Anstandig.
Podcast website company Podpage is to phase out its free plan on Aug 1, after abuse of the free service.
Podcast Movement has announced the winners of scholarships to Podcast Movement 2023, in Denver in Colorado.Podcast Movement
Is podcasting about to collapse in on itself? No. But don’t take our word for it: Eric Nuzum points out that the Archewell Audio deal closing plus the Stitcher app closing is not the entirety of the industry closing.Stitcher Archewell
Tips and tricks
- How would you launch a new podcast? A year ago, Matt Deegan wrote this piece about The News Agents in the UK, and how it launched “in a different way”. How did it do? Only the UK’s biggest news podcast, seeing over 10mn downloads in the first three months…
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Podcast data for Jul 11
- #1 in Apple Podcasts: US: The Retrievals (Serial Productions & The New York Times) CA: The Retrievals (Serial Productions & The New York Times)
- #1 in Spotify: US: The Joe Rogan Experience (Joe Rogan) CA: The Joe Rogan Experience (Joe Rogan)
- Over the last week, 193,615 podcasts published at least one new episode. See more podcast data at the Podcast Business Journal.
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