Podland News

The last word in podcasting news... every Thursday in Podland, James Cridland from Podnews in Australia and Sam Sethi, from 'Podcast First' River Radio in the UK, join forces to review and analyse some of the week's top podcasting news from around the world. They also interview some of the biggest names making the news. This podcast is sponsored by Buzzsprout.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 54m. Bisher sind 59 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 6 hours 56 minutes


episode 38: What happens to podcast downloads if IP addresses go away? Interview: Bryan Barletta, plus automating YouTube for podcasting. [transcript]

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  • Bryan Barletta - Sounds Profitable


  • “Nearly one in five weekly listeners say that YouTube is their primary service for podcasts. This is why I twitch a little every time I hear a podcast tell listeners to 'subscribe or follow us wherever you get your podcasts...


 2021-08-19  50m

episode 37: Mark Cuban lies his ass off. We interview Martin Mouritzen, PodFriend about Cross-App commenting and Boostagrams.

Who knew premature publishing was a thing ;-)

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  • James Bishop  - One Fine Play
  • Martin Mouritzen -  PodFriend


  • At Podcast Movement, Mark Cuban and Falon Fatemi spoke about their new storytelling platform Fireside Chat. Cuban described podcasting as being “old, tired and beat up,” adding “…there’s only one way to monetize - by lying your ass off to secure sponsorships...


 2021-08-12  1h7m

episode 36: Sam's back! Spotify's revenue, Apple's bugfix, and a new value4value app

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All the links are at Podnews at https://podnews.net/podcast/i5hv2

1.  Spotify’s podcast ad revenue has jumped 627% year-on-year, according to their revenue announcement.

2.  Apple has confirmed a download bug has been fixed in iOS 14.7.

3. There are now at least 1,000 paid shows in Apple Podcasts

  • Just six weeks after the feature was publicly launched...


 2021-08-05  38m

episode 35: Podcasting in South East Asia; Sharon Taylor co-hosts; Spotify paid podcasting and more

Sharon Taylor is Managing Director of Triton Digital, and looks after Omny Studio, an enterprise podcast host. Find out more at https://omnystudio.com/learn

Our guest is Ron Baetiong, founder and CEO of Podcast Network Asia. He's at https://podcastnetwork.asia/

We're sponsored by Buzzsprout - they're at buzzsprout.com and will be at Podcast Movement next week ... and by Riverside FM, which has a new Riverside FM 2.0 coming out shortly...


 2021-07-29  38m

episode 34: Dynamic ads and podcast networks - Rachel Corbett co-hosts; Mignon Fogarty is our guest

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. All the links are in the latest updates from Podnews, at https://podnews...


 2021-07-22  37m

episode 33: Podcast SEO: stuff the title and forget the description, it's only a B medium anyway!? [transcript]

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With Special Interviews:

  •  Nick Hilton, CEO Podot with NEW Podcast " The Town That Knew Too Much" 
  • Zach Moreno & Rock Felder Co-Founders of  Squadcast.FM
  • Jemily Rime, BBC R&D (jir506@york.ac.uk)

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 2021-07-16  1h21m

episode 32: Apple iOS 14.6, is it a bug or a feature exposing the dirty download secret? Ross Adams CEO, ACast explains 5 reasons why we need RSS, Is Audacity dangerous now it's Russian owned. Podcasts finally agree on episode notes. Interview with Jim Ballas, CTO, [transcript]

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With Special Interviews:

- Jim Ballas, LaunchpadOne

Podland News

Audacity, an open-source audio editor, is to share limited analytics data with their company in Kaliningrad in Russia, it has announced. The data shared, which you don’t appear to be able to opt-out of, includes your IP address but doesn’t include your name, address or email...


 2021-07-08  32m

episode 31: Why Amazon podcasts start to splash the cash and bought Art19 and Smartless? We interview Arielle Nissenblatt from the Podcast Taxonomy board and we interview Don MacKinnon (Hark) and Hannah Blake (Entale) both help with podcast discovery [transcript]

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...


 2021-07-02  56m

episode 30: Facebook Podcasting. It's alive but why can't you actually play them yet? We interview David Markowitz, Netflix amd Niklas Hildebrand, Audry. [transcript]

Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi as they talk about Facebook Podcasting. It's alive but why can't you actually play them yet?

- David Markowitz, Netflix
- Niklas Hildebrand, Audry

- Facebook launched its in-app podcast experience...


 2021-06-24  1h2m

episode 29: Apple channels finally arrive. Facebook podcasts launch next week and who is in the Spotify Green Room? Our special guest is Mark Asquith CEO Captivate. And do we need a GUID for every podcast? [transcript]

Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi as they ask: Is Podcast hosting 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...


 2021-06-18  57m