Strategies to grow your Patreon support

Strategies to grow your Patreon support

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  • Patreon’s CEO, Jack Conte, has posted a video on strategies to grow your Patreon support.

  • Manchester, UK: MIC’s Podcast Edit Club is a free event this Wednesday from 6pm, in MediaCity. Here’s where to RSVP if you’d like to go.

  • London, UK: Rise and Shine run free podcast workshops every month (which are critically acclaimed by other podcasters we talk to). There’s one today - but it’s sold out; watch their twitter feed for next month’s.

  • What are the best studio headphones? In-house studio engineers at Resonate Recordings had a look.

  • Do you think that every podcast out there is too long? So does 2GB radio presenter Luke Grant, who’s disrupting podcast norms with a brand new, revolutionary, idea. We salute you, Mr Grant.

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  • Podtrac have released their “top 20 podcasts” ranker for February. Based on monthly US audience, using an opaque algorithm: iHeart’s Ron Burgundy podcast is a new entry at #6.

    Aug 11 2023: This broken link now points to the Internet Archive.
  • If you’re considering making a podcast for your organisation, here are five questions to ask from the host of Democracy Works.

  • KCRW, the Santa Monica-based radio station and podcaster, has a new $38m building. Meanwhile, in Boston MA, USA, the Boston Globe is hopeful that the money flowing into podcasting will benefit podcasters in the city.

  • Our podcast pages now include direct links to Stitcher. We’ve also updated our podcast availability snapshot to include Stitcher links. As at publication time, Google Podcasts lists virtually everybody; Spotify has about 75% of the most recently published podcasts; and just under half are in Stitcher.


    Science Meditations
    Science Meditations looks at the history and science of meditation, from ancient practices to the latest experiments. It’s by Parampreet Singh, a Podnews reader who suggested we add Stitcher links to our podcast pages. So we did.
    Clearing the Air
    In the UK, there are all sorts of rules about clearing radio commercials for broadcast. Voiceover Emma Clarke has made a “stupid comedy podcast” about it called Clearing The Air. Since your Editor is a former radio commercial copywriter, he likes it. So will you.
    The History of Advertising Podcast
    Play trailerStill with advertising, The History Of Advertising is a podcast series to celebrate golden age of British advertising, from The History of Advertising Trust. A ten-part series of ten-minute episodes, it “looks back at some of the most revelatory ads from the past fifty years”. (Buzzsprout)
    Reliable Sources
    Podcast writer Nick Quah was a guest in CNN’s Reliable Sources podcast last week. (knit)
    A World Where
    A World Where, a radio drama series about the future, has released a binaural remix of their first season. “The show is geared toward listeners who love speculative science fiction, mind-bending sound design and want to save the world.” (Buzzsprout)
    The Worst Sitcom Ever Made
    The Worst Sitcom Ever Made was broadcast 25 years ago in New Zealand. Dreams were dashed, careers ruined, some of the people involved fell into depression, some had to leave the country. It affected television comedy in New Zealand for a decade after. A story relevant to failure in general, this podcast launched last week. (Radio New Zealand)
    Play trailerTalking Politics, a UK political podcast hosted by David Runciman and sponsored by the London Review of Books, has passed the 5 million download milestone just ahead of its 150th instalment. (Acast)
    Play trailerA new series of the entrepreneur podcast Rocketship is focusing on Cleveland OH, USA, where Cleveland’s top business leaders, civic leaders, politicians and lawmakers, people running educational institutions are all dedicated to making Cleveland the Blockchain Capital of the world. (Podglomerate/Omny Studio)

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