Chartable Radio is coming back!
In this episode, the Chartable team discuss what we've been listening to, what we've been working on, and what's coming up for Chartable.
We're looking for guests — anyone who works in the podcast industry — for Season 2 (beginning in January 2019). More info at the end of the episode! We're especially looking to interview folks who identify with marginalized groups.
Thanks for listening and we'll be back soon!
Today's guest is Jack Rhysider, host and producer of Darknet Diaries. Jack dives deep into his original research on how to build a following on Patreon.
How he built the initial audience for Darknet Diaries How he went full-time on his show Things that top Patreon shows haven in common What it takes to make something that's worth supporting Whether or not to go exclusive to an app Follow Jack on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jackrhysider
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This week's guest is Skye Pillsbury, the writer and curator of Inside Podcasting, a daily podcasting newsletter from Inside.com.
How Skye got started in podcasting: Skye's background in tech PR, and the parallels between the dot-com boom in the Bay Area in the 90's/early 2000s to what's happening now What it was like to be a guest on the Gimlet podcast Heavyweight (a great story!) How putting out daily content is hard What it's like to go from pitching to receiving PR pitches...
My guest this week is Zach Kahn, the Senior Manager of Podcast Marketing at Vox Media.
We cover a lot of ground in this conversation, including:
How Zach got his dream job at Vox The recently-announced Vox Media Podcast Network and its first show, Switched On Pop Recent changes in the podcast industry How to get listeners to subscribe to your podcast The future of podcasting You should follow Zach on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/zkahn
And check out the Vox Media Podcast Network...
My guest today is Dan Misener, Head of Strategy & Audience Development at Pacific Content and host & producer of Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids.
What's Pacific Content? Dan's career path to podcasting, starting in public radio The story behind GRTTWAK Advice for building an audience Shows with a history in public radio What Dan's listening to And of course, the future of podcastng Find Dan on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/misener
Listen to Grownups Read...
Hear from Molly Beck, founder & CEO of Messy.fm
Here's what we cover:
What is Messy.fm? Why Molly started it Do you think the same thing will happen to podcasts as blogs? Whats' the future for Messy.fm? Why are educators using podcasting more? How are non-profits and businesses using podcasts? What shows are you listening to? What should a potential podcaster know before they start a podcast? Follow Molly on Twitter: https://twitter.com/msmollybeck
Check out Messy.fm:...
This week's guest is Amanda McLoughlin, the founder of Multitude Productions and host of Spirits and Join the Party.
Amanda talks about starting Multitude, how her days as an early YouTuber helped shape her career in podcasting, and offers some super-practical advice on how to market your podcast.
Find all the Multitude shows here: https://multitude.productions
Follow Amanda on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/shessomickey
Chartable Radio is moving to a bi-weekly format!
This week, I chat with Justin Jackson, the cofounder of Transistor.fm, a podcast hosting platform targeted at businesses. We cover:
Why Justin started Transistor Cofounder relationships What it takes to grow a podcast audience Justin's thoughts on Anchor (this was recorded pre-acquisition) Justin shares some real truths about the difficulty of making something new, different, and great in the world.
Thanks for listening!
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Our guest this month is James Cridland, Radio Futurologist and Editor of podnews.net, the on-demand audio industry's must-read daily newsletter.
Topics covered include:
- the early days of Podnews
- how podcasting fits in with radio
- a global perspective on podcasting
- what, if anything is holding podcasting back
- podcast stats and charts
- and James' favorite podcasts of 2018
If you don't already subscribe, you should!
We look at the best podcasts a few different ways:
Most reviews Longest time in the US Top Ten Charting in the most countries around the world Critics' favorites You can find the full charts for this episode at https://chartable.com/blog/the-best-podcasts-of-2018.
Happy new year and we'll see you in 2019!
Welcome to the first episode of Chartable Radio! We discuss:
- Chart fraud, following up on our blog post
- New features for Chartable's dashboard
- We're hiring!
We'd love to hear your feedback — firstname.lastname@example.org, or @Chartable.com on Twitter.