Sunday, February 24, 2019

Podcasting Faces Significant Challenges

Tim Peterson attended the Winter Upfronts held in Los Angeles this week and has some excellent insight on the event in a new piece in Digiday. Here's what we believe was the most compelling takeaway from his visit...

Where Is Podcasting Headed?

(By Kim Komando) I’ve been podcasting for a long time, and I’ve always found that it’s an important element in keeping my listeners up to date with the latest news in the digital world. I’ve also seen it explode in the last year, and I think that trend is going to continue.

What Great Leaders Do

(By Richard Davies) Daniel Ek paid podcasting a massive compliment with his money and his mouth. Not only did Spotify agree to pay the princely sum of $340 million for Gimlet and Anchor, Ek admitted recently that he’d changed his mind about talk radio and podcasts.

Another True Crime Series Launches

It's one of the most popular podcast genres so why not? Tenderfoot TV and Cadence13 are releasing "To Live and Die in LA" on February 28. The show will be hosted by journalist Neil Strauss.

Take A Break With “Two Cups Of Joe”

Singer and actor Joey Fatone has a new weekly podcast in partnership with PodcastOne. Fatone and manager Joe Mulvihill co-host Two Cups of Joe with new episodes every Wednesday.

The “Not Skinny But Not Fat” Podcast

Call it the podcast for Kardashian-obsessed millennials. Hosts Amanda Hirsch and her sister Arielle Hirsch are the the brains behind the @notskinnybutnotfat Instagram account, which has more than 100,000 followers.

The Top 5 Podcasts In January Were…

The same as the top five podcasts from December: The Daily, This American Life, Stuff You Should Know, Up First and TED Radio Hour. Here's the list of the top 20 shows from our friends at Podtrac.

5 Steps To Creating A Podcast Budget

It's a question we all face at the beginning. How much money should we spend on our hobby, knowing it's not going to make money at first -- or perhaps ever.

Apple Podcasts On The Decline

That's the prediction from the folks at Blubrry who say there are just too many options now to listen to podcasts that it was bound to happen.

Stitcher Announces New Shows At Upfronts

Stitcher has unveiled its roster of new shows, original content, and advertising partnerships at the Winter Podcast Upfront in Los Angeles.