D'oh! Podcasting on The Simpsons
February 18, 2019 · 2 minutes to read
The Simpsons featured podcasting, and Marc Maron, on their show over the weekend. Krusty the Clown was interviewed in Marc Maron’s garage.
Panoply and Veritonic’s partnership, which we mentioned on Friday, is worth exploring further. It includes some research on ads, saying “announcer-read” spots appear to perform 61% better than “host-read” spots. We weren’t sure what the difference was, so we asked: an “announcer-read” spot is a more traditional pre-recorded radio spot ad; a “host-read” spot is where the podcast host reads and adlibs round a script. Our take: having personally done research on this in the past for radio, where host-read spots were three times as successful as pre-recorded spots, this is surprising.
Opinion: Dana Blankenhorn reckons we’re about to see The Great Streaming Crash of 2019.
World's Largest Conference for Podcasters — Podcast Movement will welcome 3,000 attendees this August to the world's largest conference and trade show for podcasters and the podcast industry. If you're in podcasting, you won't want to miss it!
Storyboard: The App for Private Podcasts — Need to make a podcast private for your organization or network? After creating your group on Storyboard, whitelisted users can listen to your private podcast feed from our new iPhone app or website.
Blubrry Stats / Service is GDPR Compliant! — Are you a Podcaster in the EU? Is your podcast stats/hosting service GDPR compliant? Blubrry is and can migrate your show so that you're in compliance with the GDPR.
Join the CyberWire — we’re looking for a spirited and insatiably curious storyteller that wants to bring their talents imagination to help shape the future of our growing digital media company.
Brits! Enter the British Podcast Awards — Closing date for entries is the 1st March - get entering!
Bullhorn has some interesting technology: a (US) telephone number to call to hear your podcast. 97% of mobile phones in the US apparently have unlimited minutes, so it’s a good alternative to data. They also have an app which lets you listen to many different podcasts in this way.
Quite a different-looking podcast app: Magnus Rush attempts to fix many issues that podcasters face with some interesting ideas.
A long article about PodCon2 from The Pod Report. Running events is hard.
|The Quicky launches today, but it isn’t the “first” Australian daily news podcast, even though we might have thought so on Friday. Sorry.|
|The Signal is another daily news podcast - sorry - from ABC Australia, covering a different story in depth every day, in an accessible manner. We enjoyed Friday’s episode about the challengers to Donald Trump. Here’s more about the podcast from the Sydney Morning Herald.|
|The Squiz is a daily news podcast for Australia - sorry - named one of the best Aussie podcasts of 2018: a double-hosted podcast with a quick rundown of stories.|
|Fancy a podcast from Trinidad? It’s the height of their carnival season, and Talk 'Bout Us is a culture and carnival podcast from the country.|
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