Podchaser launches recommendation sharing service
January 6, 2020 · 3 minutes to read
Podcast discovery website Podchaser has added a recommendation feature. You can recommend podcasts, episodes or creators to your friends on the service or via email - and we like their example of a creator to follow.
There’s quite a bit of activity at the moment about podcast discovery. So, Podcast Discovery has just been launched: a website and newsletter focusing on the latest advances in this area.
Canadian podcast producer Fable and Folly Productions have produced what they call the missing Patreon dashboard - containing a set of supplemental metrics and data from your own Patreon account. “Building a community is about revenue, audience growth and retention. In other words, it’s a business. And we believe it’s time we start measuring it like one,” said the company’s EP, Sean Howard.
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Join Supercast Beta today — Make your podcast a product, not a billboard. Supercast gives podcasters everything they need to sell member-exclusive podcast content to their listeners and build predictable, recurring revenue.
Rock Legend David Crosby Featured in New Podcast — A new podcast with Crosby in conversation with Steve Silberman—looking back at Crosby's collaborations with CSNY, The Byrds, Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, and his recent music and activism. Subscribe now!
Pod Bible, a printed magazine in the UK, have unveiled the results of their reader poll of the best podcasts of last year. The winners, all British, span bigger and smaller shows.
In Forbes, a great piece about the excellent Paul Bae, director of the new Marvel Studios podcast Marvels - written by Joshua Dudley.
Should you encode your podcast in MP3 or AAC/M4A? We did some research.
“Don’t forget to change your podcast, and website, copyright year to 2020” say a few clever people on Facebook.
Event: as part of the Detroit Writing Room Speakers Series, there’s an event focusing on “some of the best podcasters in Metro Detroit”. Metro Detroit Podcasters is on Thu Jan 16 in Detroit MI, USA, and is just $35.
Event: PodUK, “a one-day celebration of UK Podcasting”, is less than a month away on Feb 1, in Birmingham, UK. They’ve published their full speaker schedule.
Event: Earshot Strategies are running a Podcasting for Communications 101 event in London, UK in early March. Further events are planned in Manchester, UK and Geneva, Switzerland later.
Thank you to Geeks are Wired, a technology podcast, for becoming our latest personal supporter. Geeks are Excellent. Be like them
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It’s not all about downloads. Podcast Movement lists three ways your organisation can measure podcast growth
There was a podcast category on Jeopardy!, a popular US television quiz show, on Friday night (show #8130). Here are the questions, and (spoiler!) the answers:
|$200: Complete the title of a podcast devoted to a Sarah Michelle Gellar series: Buffering… - A: Buffering the vampire slayer (Omny Studio)|
|$600: In 2019 The Rewatchables celebrated the 30th anniversary of this movie about Charlie Sheen & his Cleveland Indians teammates - A: Major League, since you’re wondering, in this episode from Apr 10. (The Ringer / ART19)|
|$800: On his podcast Under the Skin, this British comedian tackles serious topics like personal growth - A: Russell Brand (Luminary)|
|$1000: Song Exploder breaks down a classic tune, as when this Fleetwood Mac singer/guitarist discussed “Go Your Own Way” - A: This episode was from Dec 5, 2018, and had as guest Lindsey Buckingham. (PRX)|
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