Your daily briefing for podcasting and on-demand
June 16, 2017
Interview with Kylie Rogers, MD of women's website Mamamia, who claim the world's largest women's podcast network.
Forbes interviews the man behind the Lore podcast, Aaron Mahnke. (Multi-page article; the meat starts on page 2). "I always tell podcasters to use as many streams as possible. Many streams make a river. Don't just sell ads on your show. Don't just sell T-shirts. Don't just do crowdfunding. Do all of it."
Another day, another podcast network: this one called The Roost. "A podcasting network that offers creators numerous different ways to make money, including ads on their podcasts; designing, selling and shipping merchandise; booking and producing live events; and even licensing opportunities." See above.
Good overview of Radiodays Europe's Podcast Day: some good speakers. Interesting take-out from the BBC: "The biggest times we see for listening to podcasts is around 9, 10 o clock at night."
Interview with Roman Mars about "What Trump Can Teach Us About Con(stitutional) Law". "When a new episode of 99 [Percent Invisible] goes out, we do 400,000 to 600,000 thousand in the first 12 hours."
Interesting-looking thing - signl.fm promises a social interface for podcasts. Still not quite sure what it is: but adding automated speech recognition to podcasts seems a no-brainer.
If you use Cloudflare on your website, and host your podcasting from it, be aware of the pitfalls. (podnews uses Amazon Cloudfront; sister site media.info uses Cloudflare).
Interview with Eric Nuzum from Audible, on (Australian) ABC Radio National.
Podcasting reaches 10% of people in Australia.
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