Whooshkaa adds free dynamic ad insertion and transcription for all
July 2, 2019 · 1.5 minutes to read
Whooshkaa, a podcast host, has updated its “free, forever” plan with free dynamic ad insertion, as well as free transcription, and posted more details. The company says they host for 6,000 podcasters across the world. (We thank them for their sponsorship of Podnews this month. Relevant disclosures)
iHeartRadio have launched their own podcasts top 100 - consisting of podcasts carried on the iHeartRadio platform. The company says it now lists 250,000 different shows, and describes this chart as “most listened-to”; it goes back to mid-April. The current top 3: #1 The Ron Burgundy Podcast; #2 The Bobby Bones Show; #3 The Joe Rogan Experience. RAIN compares it with Podtrac.
26 Chinese audio apps, including podcast companies, have been told to close or summoned in front of the regulator, the Cyberspace Administration of China. The most recognised Chinese app in the West, Himalaya FM, has been pulled from a number of Chinese app stores.
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Subscribe to Arca-45672 — A cinematic sci fi audio drama. Get immersed in this sonically-lush universe by subscribing on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you find podcasts.
Podcast Awards Nominations are now Open! — Nominations are open for the 14th Annual People's Choice Podcast Awards for the next 30 days. Not too late to register and engage your audiences to nominate your show. Sponsor spots remain available.
Submit your Podcast to Austin Film Festival — Seeking your stories! Austin Film Festival’s Fiction Podcast Script Competition is seeking entries for episodic podcasts. $1,000 grand prize plus meetings with executives at AFF. Final deadline July 5.
More than a third of US public radio fans listen to podcasts every week, says research from Jacobs Media. They also point out recent data showing Washington DC contains the people most likely to have listened.
9to5mac think the Apple Watch podcasts app could be better, and give some feature suggestions.
We hear that Radiodays Asia, a new radio conference for Asia to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in late August, will have a number of case studies about podcasting, and include our Editor as a speaker.
Advice: top mistakes podcasters make (We Edit Podcasts); how to start a music-focused podcast (Hypebot); edit more, worry about gear less, says Roman Mars (Lifehacker); how to podcast anonymously (Polymash)
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