Spreaker Prime: $1m in podcast ad revenue in first three months
November 11, 2019 · 2.7 minutes to read
Spreaker Prime generated over $1m of podcast ad revenue in its first three months, according to the company. More than $600,000 went directly to podcasters. Spreaker Prime launched on July 30, using Podnews sponsorship as part of its launch.
A study of over 3,000 16-39 year-olds across eight countries in the Asia-Pacific region reveals that close to three-quarters of them listen to podcasts; 40% on a weekly basis. 36% preferred replayed radio shows featuring their favourite personalities, according to the data from Xtra Insights.
Entercom CEO David Field gave the prices paid in cash for Cadence13 ($34m) and Pineapple Media ($14m) in an earnings call; that’s below the reported prices at the time. The company, which owns RADIO·COM, has announced that it’s to get onto Bixby voice assistants
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iHeartMedia’s digital revenue, including podcasting, rose by 33% in Q3 2019. Broadcast revenue shrunk by 0.6%; and overall income slid by an alarming 24.6% year-on-year.
Triton Digital paid $8.5m for Omny Studio, it was revealed in owner Scripps’s earnings call. Triton Digital revenue is down more than 10% but is refocusing on core businesses. Revenue at Stitcher is up by 41.4%, says the iHeart-owned InsideRadio.
Is Spotify using WebSub? Our Editor dives into our podcast server logfiles to discover.
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Resonate Recordings has announced v2.0 of their podcasting product.
Indianapolis Monthly writes a long-form article on Crime Junkie, which is not altogether positive.
American Public Media are to cut twelve positions in a reorganization. Irish broadcaster RTÉ is closing a number of digital radio stations, shuttering their DAB broadcasts entirely, making 200 people redundant and cutting pay for others. In Australia, the ABC will no longer produce Olympics radio coverage in a cost-cutting move.
Thank you to the Know or Not? podcast network in Singapore for becoming our latest silver supporter. And, thanks to Lantigua Williams & Co for your kind continuing support.
Podcasts - with Spreaker Prime
|Spreaker Prime helps podcasters increase their exposure, maximize ad revenue, and cuts hosting costs to nothing. Get more details and join Spreaker Prime today|
|Spreaker Prime: TheThinkingAtheist, hosted by Seth Andrews, is a polished and relaxed show where the host discusses – rage-free – challenges about the religious beliefs that defined his youth. He’s using Spreaker Prime to increase exposure and maximize monetization.|
|The Chad Whittle Podcast speaks to media professionals: his guests have included reporters for ABC television, sports hosts, and the latest features Podnews’s Editor. (Anchor)|
|One To Grow On, a farming podcast, is focusing on Navajo activists and farmers about food sovereignty on the reservation. The podcast, from Austin, fosters agricultural literacy and nuanced understandings of food production.|
|American Jihadi is released today from Endeavor Audio - the stranger-than-fiction tale of an Alabama-born terrorist running for his life and the journalist who befriended him during his own darkest moments. What does it mean to be a journalist, a ‘hero,’ and an American? (Megaphone)|
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