New podcast host Transistor launches; Simplecast trails new features
August 2, 2018 · Updated August 13, 2018 · 2.1 minutes to read
Podcast host Transistor launched yesterday, offering hosting, analytics, and distribution for folks who are using podcasts to build their brand and grow their audience. It became #1 on Product Hunt; and has posted guides on their product's features vs Anchor, vs Spreaker and Simplecast. They've also added a article on how to find an idea for your show.
Got a podcast job you want promoting? Can we help? Mail your job to email@example.com for free inclusion in A New Thing Coming Soon.
Simplecast has a sneak preview of the all-new Simplecast with a bunch of new tools. It goes live in September.
Subscribe free to BeyondPodcasting — Because your online radio show is much more than just a podcast! BeyondPodcasting clarifies terminology, reviews microphones, interfaces, software and much more. The host is Allan Tépper.
Stitcher is looking for applicants for their Breakthrough Fellowship program. It's a paid position lasting four months in New York or Los Angeles.
Matt Cundill posted a good set of notes from Podcast Movement 2018. For readers of a nervous disposition, please ignore the photograph of your Editor.
Macmillan launch The Girls, an accompaniment to a book by Courtney Summers, Sadie. "Both the book and podcast uniquely complement one another and drive the audience back and forth. You don’t need to read the book to understand the podcast, but if you listen first you’ll want to read the book for Sadie’s perspective. Similarly, if you read the book first, you’ll want to listen to hear the 30+ voices of the characters come alive."
How NPR's Podcasts Win Engagement for Brands is an video interview with Bryan Moffett, COO of National Public Media, taped at Podcast Movement. "Find the audience first, then you look for a podcast that speaks to that audience, and then you figure out how to tailor your message to speak authentically to that audience in the context of that show."
Steven Goldstein posts Why So Few People Listen to Podcasts on Smart Speakers - and How to Fix That. ("OK, Google, ask Podnews for the latest"; or find Podnews in the daily briefing section).
David Hooper of Big Podcast has released a new podcast, Podcast Interviewing School, posting an episode a day in August. "Podcast Interviewing School teaches you how to grow your podcast, better connect with listeners, and spread your message."
Wondery launches I, Survivor. This true crime podcast features "the women and men who fought back, won, and rose above the trauma of their experiences."
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