Episodes
Rachel Corbett joins James Cridland to talk fiction podcasts; dynamic ad insertion; whether we're in a slowdown or not; GoodPods and indie podcasting; social audio networks; and the benefits of a podcast network. We're sponsored by Riverside, who make excellent software to remote-record your podcast (in video too), and by Buzzsprout, who are hosting this podcast and a great way to get podcasting yourself, like more than 100,000 other podcasters. Rachel runs the NOVA Entertainment Podcast...
Published 07/22/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi With Special Interviews:  Nick Hilton, CEO Podot with NEW Podcast " The Town That Knew Too Much" Zach Moreno & Rock Felder Co-Founders of  Squadcast.FMJemily Rime, BBC R&D (jir506@york.ac.uk) Podland News 1.  Exclusive: Do podcast apps use your podcast’s description to help people find new shows? Should you put your guest’s name in your episode title? Which apps search which bits of your RSS feed? Three weeks in the making, Mark Steadman from...
Published 07/16/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi as they talk about Why Amazon Podcasting bought Art 19. With Special Interviews: - Arielle Nissenblatt - Podcast Taxonomy - Don MacKinnon - Hark Audio - Hannah Blake - Entale This Weeks News Headlines from Podland: 1. Amazon has bought enterprise podcast hosting and adsales company ART19, Inc.. This gives Amazon access to podcast hosting technology and a monetisation platform for dynamically-inserted advertising. Kintan Brahmbhatt, GM of Amazon Podcasts...
Published 07/01/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi as they talk about Facebook Podcasting. It's alive but why can't you actually play them yet? SPECIAL GUESTS: - David Markowitz, Netflix - Niklas Hildebrand, Audry WE TALKED ABOUT: - Facebook launched its in-app podcast experience. To get listed, you need an invite directly from Facebook: and they’ll only play in the US? - Facebook’s Clubhouse clone, Live Audio Rooms has also launched: again for the US only, and live rooms are only available on iOS. “Later...
Published 06/24/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi as they ask is Podcasting hosting is no longer a USP? It's fast becoming free. So how can podcast hosts survive? Should they go vertical with more paid features or simply be acquired by the big boys? #fightorflight. Special Guest: - 🎧 Mark Asquith - CEO, Captivate FM talking about Captivate v2.0 new platform and features. News Headlines: - Apple Podcasts launched Apple Podcasts Subscriptions and Channels. - New EU copyright rules went into law on June 7,...
Published 06/18/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi as they discuss monetising podcasts through channels. Special Guest: Neil Mody - CEO HeadlinerVideo News Headlines: Apple has set the launch date for Apple Podcasts Subscriptions and Channels June 15;  subscriptions best practices. Podcast Day 24 a 24-hour conference about podcasting, from Australia, UK and North America.  Adam Bowie, Business Development Manager at the BBC World Service, has published a transcript of his talk made at Podcast Day 24 -...
Published 06/10/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi as they discuss monetising podcasts through channels.  NEWS: Title: Spacecasts v Apple Channels. Full Episode: https://www.podland.news NEWS: - Space Casts v Apple Channels v Spotify Lists - - Podchaser launched a new API - Bradley Davis - British Podcast Awards - Matt Deegan - Irish podcast The 2 Johnnies goes exclusive on Spotify from 14th June - James Cator - Stripe now lets you sell online without a website. Podland $3 link:...
Published 06/03/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi as they discuss podcast piracy, theft, content moderation and licensing. GUESTS: - 🎙 Jake Warren 🎧 - CEO Message Heard - Will Page - author of Tarzan Economics - Dave Jones - Lead Developer Podcast Index NEWS: - Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, Channels and Affiliations launched - Spotify announces offline music, playlists and podcast downloads on Apple Watch - Spotify is about to get into audiobooks - Anchor is hosting pirate podcasts; such as Message...
Published 05/27/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's deep dive into . SPECIAL GUESTS:  Lindsay Tjepkema, CEO & Co-Founder at CastedAdrian Spataru, CEO & Co-Founder at  Cleanvoice.aiIN THIS PODCAST: The Ambies, the first podcast awards from The Podcast Academy. The podcast of the year went to Wondery’s Dying For Sex. The awards seemed to be a streaming success, too, with 25,000 people watching at peak.  For the full list of winners, Amazon’s Wondery was the winning studio of the night,...
Published 05/20/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's deep dive into subscription services. SPECIAL GUESTS:  Brandon Blackburn, POD TVIN THIS PODCAST: Spotify is adding a way to share timestamps when you share a podcast - a way to share a particular point to start listening.Links work on desktop, iOS and Android: here’s a link to economist Will Page’s interview on Podland to see how it works.Despite a shrinking economy, the IAB and PwC say that US podcast ad revenues grew to $842m in 2020, up from...
Published 05/14/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's deep dive into subscription services. SPECIAL GUESTS:  - Will Page - Author of Tarzan Economics, Visiting Fellow at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Former Chief Economist at Spotify and PRS for Music. - Charles Van Winkle - Former Senior Computer Scientist II at Adobe Systems and now Senior Software Engineer at Descript  IN THIS PODCAST:  Twitter Spaces is now available to (almost) everyone, on iOS and Android,...
Published 05/06/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's thought-provoking show about Spotify's new subscription service. NEWS: Spotify has announced their Paid Subscriptions service, which is hosted on Anchor.  Spotify’s Paid Subscriptions tool sounds nice when compared with Apple - who can argue with free. But it isn’t quite as straightforward as that. Or, even, free. It’s not actually free. Standard payment processing fees still apply. Stripe charge 2.9% +30¢, and I’d expect Spotify’s pricing...
Published 04/29/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's jam-packed show about Apple subscriptions and Facebook's entry into podcasting with the help of Spotify. NEWSApple Podcasts is adding paid Podcasts Subscriptions in May. As a podcaster, you can set your...
Published 04/22/21
Join Sam Sethi and Matt Deegan on this week's jam packed & informative showINTERVIEWS: - Elsie Escobar - Libsyn talking about Libsyn 5 beta 1 - Juliana Meyer - Supapass - one website and app for your content, community and paywall.NEWS - Google...
Published 04/15/21
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Published 04/08/21
Join Sam Sethi and Matt Deegan on this week's highly informative showNEWS:James Cridland launches his new project the PodClockThe British Podcast Awards has closed entries for this year. Organiser Matt Deegan says it was the best ever year, with entries...
Published 04/01/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's jam-packed showINTERVIEWS:Donald Albright, Chair, The Podcast AcademyCorey Layton, Head of Digital Audio, Australian Radio Network and iHeart Podcast NetworkNadav Keyson, CEO& Co-Founder,...
Published 03/25/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's jam-packed showINTERVIEWS:Jake Warren  - Message HeardBenjamin Bellamy - Ad AuresNorma Jean Belenky - PodBean --- NEWS:Next week, Podbean is to run a Finance Podcast Week: a week-long livestream and...
Published 03/18/21
Apologies some of the sound recordings on Sam's interviews were not clear due to a broken mic.  Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's showINTERVIEWS:Sean Glynn - NovelRob Loewenthal  - WhooshkaaJess Kupferman  - She PodcastsAgnes Kozera -...
Published 03/11/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's showINTERVIEW:-  Kal Amin - co-founder and CEO of Sounder.FM, a podcast management and monetisation platform, has raised $2.15m in a seed round.  They've raised $4m in the past 14 months---NEWS:The...
Published 03/04/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's showINTERVIEW:-  Michael Mignano  - Co-Founder, Anchor / Head of Podcaster Mission, Spotify - talks about all the new announcements from this weeks StreamOn---NEWS:Extended Spotify analysis by James and...
Published 02/25/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's showINTERVIEWS:-  Kirt Debique the CEO & CTO from SyncFloor talks about their Songs For Podcasters music service. - Tom Rossi the co-founder of Buzzsprout talks about their support of Podcast Index...
Published 02/18/21
Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's showInterviews with:Jonas Leijonhufvud, the co-author of a new book "The Spotify Play" out this week, about how CEO and Founder Daniel Ek Beat Apple, Google, and Amazon in the race for audio...
Published 02/11/21
Anchor's redesign; podcast consumption in Denmark; Sounds Profitable's clever ad-tech, New People and Location Tags
Published 02/04/21