Can Audio On YouTube Ever Be Considered A Podcast?

As expected the report released by Westwood One this week that stated YouTube was a destination for podcasts caused some angst in the podcasting community. We reached out to the experts in the space to get their take.

A Report From The She Podcasts Live Conference

(By Sheletta Brundidge) While reading about Jessica and Elsie’s inaugural event, I started salivating. I wanted to be a part of an event where ladies who like to talk would come together to learn, laugh and love on one another.

From Heroin Addict To Podcaster

(By Ed Ryan) Sean Cuddihy is the host of the Room 9 podcast. That was Sean's room number in his long-term Substance Use Disorder treatment program. A little over two years ago Sean was living on the streets, addicted to heroin. He burned every bridge with the people who loved him. He stole, he lied, he manipulated.

It’s About The Host – Not The Guest

Those are the words of wrestling superstar and successful podcaster Chris Jericho who says he always wanted to do a talk show. Jericho has been podcasting for six years now and says the medium gives him the capability to talk to anyone he finds interesting.

Radio CEO’s Statement Angers Podcast Community

Last week at The Radio Show in Dallas, while answering questions about podcasting on a group head panel, iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman said "Podcasting is Radio's Birthright." That did not sit well with many of you...

Stop Worrying About Your Downloads

(By Ed Ryan) When you have a great show, and you have a loyal audience, you have something of value to advertisers. The real question is how hard are you willing to work to get through to those advertisers.

Finally. An Alternative To Patreon.

Those of you that have tried to use Patreon to generate revenue for your show know it's not exactly the easiest platform to add your podcast to. You may want to consider this alternative.

Why Do Podcasters Use Episode Numbers?

(By Dave Jackson) If you started adding episode numbers, it might seem weird to stop using them (but in reality, I don’t think the sky would fall). Let's take a look.

iHeart Is The New Number One

On the Podtrac August top ten publishers chart, iHeartRadio has taken the number one spot from NPR. Podtrac says all Top 10 publishers saw increases in audience with the biggest increase coming from iHeartRadio (26%) on the strength of new episodes of Ron Burgundy.

True Crime War

Things are getting nastier between two true Crime hosts. Sword and Scale host Mike Boudet is threatening legal action against Obscura host Justin Drown. Here's why...