Who Would YOU Choose? Neil or Joe?

Neil Young has threatened to pull his music from Spotify in protest of its relationship with podcaster Joe Rogan. The legendary rocker accuses Rogan of spreading COVID misinformation. He says,"They can have Rogan or Young. Not both."

Amazon Buying True Crime Podcast

Bloomberg is reporting that Amazon will buy the advertising and distribution rights to true crime podcast My Favorite Murder, and other shows from Exactly Right Media.

Report: Spotify Closing Studio

The Verge is reporting that Spotify is disbanding its founding podcast studio and laying employees off. There are about 15 employees at the studio and the last day the studio will operate is January 21st.

Spotify Signs Deal With Filmmaker

Spotify is looking at all angles to grow its podcasting division. On Wednesday Spotify announced a new deal with filmmaker J.J. Abrams' which will give the streamer a first look at podcasts from Abram's new audio unit called Bad Robot.

Magellan AI: Q3 Podcast Revenue Up 22%

The company released its Q3 Podcast Advertising Benchmark Report which not only showed the increase in advertising, it also revealed that over 1700 new brands ran on podcasts for the first time.

Hiking Host Looks to Grow His Network

Steve Adams is the Founder of the Hiking Radio Network. Currently the network is home to 6 shows, 3 are still producing regular episodes, including his own called Mighty Blue - On The Appalachian Trail - The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis. To grow his network he's looking for five new hosts. Here's what he has in mind...

Explaining The Satoshi

Dave Jackson is now getting paid for his podcast in Satoshi's. He admits he doesn't really understand crypto. Let's face it, other than Adam Curry and Dave Jones, who really does? Listen to what Dave is up to as he tries to get the industry up to speed on the value-for-value model, and getting paid for podcasting, with his new show Leading The Bleeding.

NPR Launches Subscription Platform

The cost to listen to shows such as Code Switch, Fresh Air, Planet Money and How I Built This will now cost $2.99 per month or $29.99 for a year. NPR says the subscription model "unlocks access to sponsor-free feeds."

How to Build a Studio on a Shoestring Budget

(By Robert Wilson) Many up-and-coming podcasters are now making a name for themselves in podcasting. Now, you too can do the same (regardless of budgetary constraints) with the help of a few pointers.

8 Questions With a Successful Podcaster

Jim Harold has been podcasting for 16 years. He became a full-time podcaster in 2012 and now makes a comfortable living behind the podcasting microphone. Before podcasting, Jim was a radio broadcaster. His focus is the paranormal. We picked Jim's brain about how he became a successful podcaster.