Podchaser opens up the Social Feed
August 29, 2019 · 2.6 minutes to read
Podchaser is opening early access signups today to an upcoming feature, called a “Social Feed”. This gives a social timeline that features guest appearances, reviews, new releases and more data from Podchaser’s unique database. You can sign up to the beta here (and follow Podnews here).
The London Podcast Festival (Sept 6-8 and 12-15) is a good place to see some of your favourite podcasters live. As a Podnews reader, you can get 20% off tickets to any show. Use the code LPF20OFF and get your tickets here. Last chance to see the UK before it closes the doors!
Spotify is apparently promoting Anchor within its app - a “Create a Podcast” button is appearing at the top of the podcasts section for some users.
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Be part of the first She Podcasts LIVE! — This is the conference you've been waiting for. 500+ women podcaster attending, 100+ women speakers. All that's missing is YOU. Join us, won't you? Prices go up end of month, get your tix now!
Podcast Bootcamp from Berkeley AMI — Learn audio podcasting from professional podcasters: story development, narration, voicing, script writing, recording, editing, sound design & marketing | free audio recorder with registration.
How long should a podcast be? Fred Jacobs says size doesn’t matter: “Great content knows no bounds, limits, or lengths.” Our view? A podcast should be as long as it needs to be: but not a second longer.
Peru: 20% of people listen to podcasts in the country. Radio has 11% of ad revenue in Peru, writes Mario Santillana from X Peru; but that money may increasingly go to podcasting.
Singapore: local podcasts are on the rise in the island city, according to the Straits Times ($). Of note: the Malay podcast OKLETSGO is highlighted as “#1 on Spotify”, and it doesn’t appear to exist on Apple Podcasts at all.
Model D highlights the podcasting scene in Detroit MI, USA.
Gavin Gaddis of DiscoverPods writes up his experience of Podcast Movement. It’s a good read if you’d like to come to one of the two events next year.
Thank you to Spotify for Podcasters, who are our latest gold supporter. It’s free to get your podcast into Spotify. You can be like Spotify.
Podcast Revenue - with Influencer Bridge from Veritone One
- A session at Podcast Movement on funding, focusing on building a creative and profitable podcast business, has been written up by Podfund; the session included a suggestion to diversify revenue streams.
- Akimbo, a podcast by Seth Godin, has some interesting discussion about podcast ads, and the value of podcasting, in this episode.
Podcasts - with Spreaker Prime
|Spreaker Prime: Nothing rhymes with murder is a global journey of murder, with a new country and true crime gems every week. (Sadly none so far includes anyone eating a burger on a girder). The hosts, Kate and Georgie, use Spreaker Prime to earn money and save on their hosting costs.|
|Court TV have launched a podcast - The Court TV Podcast says “if you love geeking-out on trials and crime, you’ve landed on the perfect spot.” (Omny Studio)|
|Dexter Guff is smarter than you is a satirical show featuring an under-qualified, over-confident, lifestyle entrepreneur. Jack Rhysider recommends us this episode, recorded in the exhibition hall at Podcast Movement. “It’s hilarious to me at least,” he adds. We’d agree. (Himalaya / Megaphone)|
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