Speak Up. It’s OK.

Evo Terra's Thursday episode of Podcast Pontifications is called Making Room For Dissent in Podcasting. It's 9 minutes long. Evo does his short daily podcast four days a week. You should be listening to it every day, if you want to be a better podcaster that is. Subscribe.

New App Hopes To Help With Discovery

The product is called Swoot and the goal of the new app is to make it easy for podcast listeners to recommend shows to friends. Users can link to their followers on Facebook and Twitter then choose to follow friends already using the app.

It’s Time For Teens

In this second podcast challenge The New York Times is inviting teenagers to submit podcasts of five minutes or less, by May 21. They will then feature their favorites on The Learning Network. Check out the previous winner HERE. Submit HERE.

Who Advertised The Most In March?

The folks at Magellan identified 1,197 brands or products that advertised on the top 2,000 podcasts (in Apple) during the month of March. Here are the top 15...

Wondery, UMG To Develop Podcasts Together

Universal Music Group and Wondery have signed an agreement to develop premium original podcasts that will draw on UMG’s deep music catalog as well as its hefty roster of artists and labels.

SiriusXM Unveils New Podcasting Plan For Pandora

SiriusXM's Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein says some of SiriusXM's most popular talk shows are now being made available to Pandora users. "This will be a great opportunity for new audiences to discover these SiriusXM shows."

The Podcast Network For The Future

When The Outlier Podcast Festival takes place in Austin next month there will be a new podcast network on the scene. The network, called FutureX, will include shows with content about the future, and what could or might happen in the future.

‘Sold in America’ Wins Gracie

The 2018 series produced by Stitcher is hosted by Noor Tagouri. The 9-episode series examined the world of selling sex in America. The series uncovered misconceptions surrounding the sex industry through perspectives from those working in and around it.

SHE Did It!

What an amazing accomplishment. Kudos to our friends at She Podcasts for raising over $25,000 to launch the first ever podcast for women. The total as of this morning was $38,737.

Are You Really Being Productive?

Podcast Hall-of-Famer Dave Jackson is out with episode #666 of The School of Podcasting. Dave provides solid advice on how to be more productive by avoiding five misconceptions about how to grow your audience. The show digs deeper into the topics Dave wrote about in a piece for The Podcast Business Journal.