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RØDE launch Vlogger Kits
Wednesday 25 November 2020
: Podimo translate for iHeartMedia. Beer seller likes podcast advertising. O Assunto still #1. Libsyn is a good buy
French children's podcast platform Keeku launches
Tuesday 24 November 2020
: Buzzsprout release more platform figures. A special report on daily news podcasts. Luminary loses, NPR gains
The best podcasts from Australia revealed
Monday 23 November 2020
: Birds Eye View wins podcast of the year. Radioplayer launches in new countries. There's trouble at T'Ringer. What kind of trouble?...
How Gen Z/Millennials use podcasts
Friday 20 November 2020
: Young folk prefer podcasts to books, it turns out. A new tool to help your listeners refer new fans; and the number one podcast advertiser...
What we can learn from Apple Podcasts star ratings
Thursday 19 November 2020
: Most podcasts have no ratings at all. SiriusXM does a deal with NBC. YouTube to start selling audio ads
Vurbl launches - a new 'creator-first' audio streaming platform
Wednesday 18 November 2020
: The YouTube of audio? Plus, Rephonic, a podcast research tool, and a podcast explores journalism in South Africa
Apple Podcasts: now on a website near you
Tuesday 17 November 2020
: Libsyn's quarterly results; and podcasts without the headphones
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Apple now under half of all podcast plays
Monday 16 November 2020
: Spotify is taking a bit out of Apple. Google finally retires Google Play Music Podcasts. We're in your shower
Global to commission original podcasts
Friday 13 November 2020
: John Forghorn Sweeney is back. And Podsmooch, Podnods, and a new Headliner Podcast Discoverability Grader.
The Australian ABC adds shows to Spotify
Thursday 12 November 2020
: Luminary parks tanks on Spotify's lawn. Opportunities for young podcasters in UK, US, Canada. BBC, Beasley, and Benztown
Spotify buys Megaphone in its biggest deal yet
Wednesday 11 November 2020
: Analysis of Spotify's purchase - what does it all mean? Podcast downloads go down in Australia. Big Sur might cause big trouble tomorrow...
Acast integrates with Patreon patron-only shows
Tuesday 10 November 2020
: iHeartMedia goes big on podcasting, and on diversity. Gaana is bigger than you might think. Jeopardy! features podcasts
Spotify investigates podcast subscriptions
Monday 09 November 2020
: Wondery - no buyers yet but some interest; an exclusive report from Podfest China; the UK APAs announce this year's nominations
Anchor gains IAB certification
Friday 06 November 2020
: A big move from the largest podcast host in the world. Plus, Alec Baldwin moves from WNYC to iHeart; and podcasting is going well for...
Anchor makes payout changes
Thursday 05 November 2020
: A company helps with piracty on YouTube; Mark Cuban at PMV; Whooskhaa launches cloud studio
YouTube channels are pirating podcasts
Wednesday 04 November 2020
: Elsie Escobar notices something about microphone reviewers; iHeartPodcast Network in Australia expands
A brand new song, every week, in a podcast
Tuesday 03 November 2020
: A new podcast promises a new song every week. The Daily goes live for today only. Buzzsprout has got IAB certification. Blinkist makes shows...
Australian Podcast Awards 2020 nominees announced
Monday 02 November 2020
: The best Australian podcasts are announced; and one Aussie podcast publisher sees revenue almost double. Plus, news from India, and podcast...
Biden vs Trump - who's spending where in podcasts
Friday 30 October 2020
: Who's spending more - Biden or Trump? Could Netflix be producing a competitor to podcasting? And using other people's words will need...
Acast and AdsWizz make podcast ads easier to buy
Thursday 29 October 2020
: Podcasts placed on the platforms ad agencies already use; and able to be contextually targeted. Plus, Joe Rogan gives publicity to a...
Podchaser launches Pro service for marketers
Wednesday 28 October 2020
: A new service for marketers to find shows; Joe Rogan is still the most listened-to podcast; Audible adds podcasts in some places
Shure launches MV7 USB/XLR microphone
Tuesday 27 October 2020
: A new USB version of Joe Rogan's microphone. Or Roman Mars's microphone. Or Michael Jackson's microphone. No Agenda is 13; and multilingual...
iHeartMedia to buy podcast host Voxnest
Monday 26 October 2020
: Voxnest to supply iHeartMedia with dynamic ad insertion and analytics. Captivate unveils AMIE; the Discover Pods Awards finalists; does...
The Allusionist leaves PRX's Radiotopia
Friday 23 October 2020
: A lack of racial diversity leads to Zaltzman leaving the network. Acast to encourage people to vote. Aussie podcast listening data. Spotify...
This Porsche comes with Apple Podcasts
Thursday 22 October 2020
: We want one. Plus, the iVoox Audience Awards winners; Spotify is most popular podcast app, says new research; and how to use Spotify Shows...