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Google Podcasts to close; too soon?
Plus Melissa Kiesche, Senior Vice President at Edison Research, who unveils the meticulous process behind gathering listener data, providing us with a fresh perspective on the US and UK podcast charts and some exclusive data.
And, we'll take a sobering look at the potential dangers linked to headphone usage - a topic every podcaster should be aware of.
Ready to elevate your podcasting knowledge? Our latest episode is a deep dive into the evolving world of Apple Podcasts and Acast, promising to enhance your understanding of the industry's latest developments. We explore Apple's new Episode Art feature in their iOS 17 update and discuss the layoffs at Sony Music's podcast division.
What's the buzz about Acast's strategic decision to not accept camp...
Good news from podcasting as downloads are up; and Podcast One gets onto the NASDAQ.
Plus, we've an interview with Naomi Mellor, and for some reason, start talking about Bruno Brookes.
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Ainsley Costello and Sam Mean on music in podcasting; Greg Glenday, Acast's new Chief Business Officer
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Every industry has its rising stars, and ours is no different. Meet Ainsley Costello, the 19-year-old independent artist who is brilliantly navigating the modern music industry and the new value for value trend. Costello gets real about her experiences, the pushback from the music industry, and her own unique take on the future of music as she ventures into the crypto space. We also hear from Wa...
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Ready to unravel the mysteries of YouTube's support for RSS? Join us, James Cridland and Sam Sethi, as we navigate the intricate maze of open-standard and proprietary RSS, dissecting how these could shape the future of podcasting. We also offer a glimpse into Spotify's latest offerings for podcasters and Apple's Enhanced Analytics for paid subscrip...
Live from the show floor at Podcast Movement 2023, in Denver, CO.
Sam Sethi is away this week, probably doing something with a dog.
This episode was first heard on The New Media Show
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Ever wondered how changes in the podcasting landscape can revolutionize your content creation? Imagine driving your podcast to new heights using innovative technologies and groundbreaking integrations. Join us on this enlightening journey as we dissect pivotal issues such as Glenn Beck's show removal from Apple Podcasts and dive into the thrilling acquisition of Squadcast by Descript.
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Join us on a thrilling exploration featuring none other than the 'Podfather' himself, Adam Curry. He pulls back the curtain on his groundbreaking podcast, Boostagram Ball, revealing the intricate dance of the music industry, and the essential role of an API for podcast developers. You'll get the skinny on how listeners can use the Lightning Network and Ke...
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This week, we unpack the rollercoaster ride of Spotify's stocks, despite their active users and subscribers climbing higher. We'll clue you in on the details of contracts being cut, massive staff layoffs and how it's all shaking up the podcast operations. The data-driven approach by Daniel Eck on Spotify's future strategy will surel...
Ever wonder how the world of international podcasting operates? Get ready to demystify it with us, as we delve into YouTube's global podcast expansion (or not, as the case may be). We'll be joined by the brains behind Telling Media, Christiana Brenton and Georgie Holt, who'll share their innovative performance marketing strategies and how they plan to disrupt the UK market to deliver better results for direct-to-cons...
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Guess what? Podcasting is celebrating its 20th anniversary and I have the honor of discussing this milestone with none other than Rob Greenlee, one of the first podcasters in the world! Rob shares his views on the journey of podcasting, the role of commercialization and the significance of major companies in the industry. And there's more - we also get no...
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Ever wonder how the world of podcasting is being reshaped by tech and AI? Join us as we dive into the intricacies of the podcasting industry, dissecting intriguing data from OP3 that highlights the dominance of Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Apple Core Media. We'll als...
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Are you ready to get the inside scoop on the world of podcasting? We're shedding light on the closure of Stitcher, a pioneering podcast app, and its ripple effects, particularly on listeners outside the US. We're venturing back to the app's beginnings, and its unique user experience. Sirius XM's future plans for the Stitcher brand also feature in ...
Ever wondered how Facebook fares in the podcast platform rankings? This week's episode is packed with the latest podcasting news, featuring discussions on Spotify's new Supremium tier, the redesigned desktop app, and their controversial partnership with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Join me, James Cridland, the editor of Pod News, and my co-host, Sam Sethi, CEO of Podfans, as we unravel the mysteries of podcast consumer...
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What if you could access exclusive insights on the latest podcasting developments, straight from the industry's experts? Join us this week as we sit down with Skye Pillsbury, creator of the Squeeze newsletter, to uncover the most recent news in the podcasting world, including Spotify's exciting new Ad Analytics platform and a closer look at WNYC's recent challenges.
What if you had insider access to the latest in podcasting news, trends, and expert insights? Look no further! This week, we bring you an action-packed episode featuring exclusive interviews with Mukul Devichand from the New York Times, Bradley Davis of PodChaser, Josh Adley of Listen, and Staffan Rossell of PodX. Together, we dissect the impact of Spotify's job cuts, their exclusive content strategy, and explore the future of...
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Are you ready to tackle the controversial topic of gaslighting in the podcast industry? This week, we discuss the actions of major players like Google, Apple, and Spotify, and examine their lack of support for the wider podcast community. We also share our thoughts on the recent Podcast Show in London and the disapp...
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