Beasley has been promoting the fact that it will be unveiling a new company-wide podcast strategy later this year. On Thursday Beasley’s CEO jumped into the podcasting arena herself.
iHeart will be getting some ink about its podcasts. In a deal with Flatiron Books, four books will be published about iHeart podcasts. The first book is expected to be available in September.
On Wednesday Acast announced expansion into Mexico, hoping to become the region's go-to platform for podcast listening. Acast already boasts 180 million listens per month from its 10,000 podcasts.
Acast released new listening figures after reporting it had a very good weekend of listens. The company says the weekend of March 21-22 saw a 7% increase in listens, equivalent to over 750,000 listens.