Podcast listening without the app
January 23, 2020 · 1.7 minutes to read
PodInstall is a new product that lets podcasts to be listened-to and subscribed in an app-like experience without installing an app. Speaking to Podnews this morning at the European Radio Show, Pierre Orlac’h said the app has trebled the amount of listens for his podcasts from his website. “A lot of people just want the content, and don’t want to install anything,” he told us; you can put your favourite podcast on your phone’s app list, and receive notifications whenever shows are released. Here’s Podnews on PodInstall - the product is free, with additional paid options.
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