PodcastOne goes onto the NASDAQ today
Want to watch PodcastOne ringing the NASDAQ opening bell, live? The live stream is just before 9.00am ET today, as the shares open trading. We think there might be a few big podcasters there. LiveOne will own around 80% of the shares; it’s the first podcast company to float in the US, but the terms of its planned acquisition of some Kast Media shows have been criticised by some creators.
Edison Research released the shows with a highest concentration of listeners in households earning $100,000+. Gimlet and The Wall Street Journal’s The Journal is #1.Gimlet Edison Research
SiriusXM, Barometer and ArtsAI have launched a brand suitability and safety tool that gives reporting mid-campaign, so advertisers can optimise during a campaign. The tool is based on AB Daily, which was announced in May.SiriusXM Barometer ArtsAI
Patreon, a monetisation option that many podcasters use, has launched a community chat feature.
Sounder has been named as one of the top 100 companies shaping the future of workplace culture. The company is the only audio company in the list.Sounder
Data: when Germans drive, they mostly listen to music, but 23% listen to spoken content including podcasts, according to a survey for a fuel company. Around 76% of drivers turn the volume down when they’re parking, says the data, which also says that 22% sing along loudly, 19% hum, but 48% “enjoy themselves internally without showing it to the outside world”.
Headliner has revealed the results of a user survey. Podcasters who spent more time editing reported higher enjoyment levels.
What’s the best transcription software for podcasts? Transistor’s Justin Jackson has done the hard work so you don’t have to.
SiriusXM wrote about the biggest trends the team heard at Podcast Movement. They didn’t mention the Podnews Puppies?! Hmph.Podnews SiriusXM
Global Resonance - Women’s Voices Across Borders is an online event next Wednesday at 5pm London time (12pm New York time). The panel are Rhea Chedid of Spotify, Lory Martinez of Ochenta Studio, Imriel Morgan of Content is Queen and Molly Jensen of Afripods.Spotify
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Moves and hires - with Podnews Live: where podcasting connects
- WNYC Studios
John Lansing, the CEO of NPR, is to step down at the end of the year.
Audience measurement company Nielsen is laying off 9% of its global workforce - potentially more than 1,000 people.
Tips and tricks
- Speaking at Podcast Day Asia, Norma Jean Belenky shared her preventable podcast pitfalls
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Podcast data for Sep 8
#1 in Apple Podcasts
Strike Force Five (Strike Force Five)
The Rest Is Football (Goalhanger Podcasts)
#1 in Spotify
The Joe Rogan Experience (Joe Rogan)
The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett (Steven Bartlett)
Over the last week, 201,605 podcasts published at least one new episode (up 0.9%). source