Keeping your podcast going in the holidays
A nice idea to keep your shows going over a holiday period, and help promote others: daily tech news podcast the Techmeme Ride Home podcast is currently running bonus episodes of all the times the host, Brian McCullough, has appeared as a guest on other shows, as feed drops. Worth a go for next year?
Happy Holidays from the US government, who has blessed us all with the new Corporate Transparency Act. If you run a corporation, LLC or another qualifying legal entity, you’ve just over a year to tell Uncle Sam who owns your company, or pay the hefty penalty. Gordon Firemark has written this helpful guide. Quite a few podcasts in the US - and this very newsletter - are owned by an LLC, which is normally a good plan (it stands for Limited Liability Company, which is a clue.)
The Podcast Review published its ten “best podcasts of 2023”.
Earbuds this week looks at podcasts about how to be happy, curated by Paul Levitin.
Rephonic has launched a YouTube channel. James Potter will be adding indepth videos about podcast ads, PR and collaboration.
From Transistor, Justin Jackson suggests that you don’t start a video podcast: and go audio first. “In the beginning, a new podcaster needs to find their voice, practice, and learn what makes an episode compelling. Video adds a whole layer of production complexity that distracts from that aim. Plus, appearing on video adds a lot of pressure to worry about your appearance.”
Shows from real-estate investment network BiggerPockets are moving to the Cumulus Podcast Network.
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Podcast data for Dec 26
#1 in Apple Podcasts
Huberman Lab (Scicomm Media)
La Cotorrisa (La Cotorrisa Podcast)
#1 in Spotify
The Joe Rogan Experience (Joe Rogan)
Relatos de la Noche (Sonoro | RDLN)
Over the last week, 172,647 podcasts published at least one new episode (down 12.2%). source