Podnews Weekly Review

The last word in podcasting news. Every Friday James Cridland (⚡james@getalby.com ) and Sam Sethi (⚡sam@getalby.com) review and analyse the week's top podcasting news as covered on Podnews. They also interview some of the biggest names in podcasting making the news ... Support the show at https://weekly.podnews.net, or hit the boost button! ... Sponsored by Buzzsprout: podcast hosting made easy.

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episode 20: It's all about the numbers! Google 100m, Amazon 1.5bn, Podcast Index 2.7m plus interviews with Juliana Meyer CEO Supapass and Elsie Escobar Libsyn.

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Join Sam Sethi and Matt Deegan on this week's jam packed & informative show

INTERVIEWS:

 - Elsie Escobar - Libsyn talking about Libsyn 5 beta 1

 - Juliana Meyer - Supapass - one website and app for your content, community and paywall.

NEWS

 - Google Podcasts has hit 100m installations on Android.

 - Amazon Podcasts launched to more than 1.5bn potential listeners in France, Italy, Spain and India...


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 2021-04-15  1h8m
 
 

episode 19: James and Sam are joined by Alban Brooke from Buzzsprout, and talk stats and sats


Full episode notes coming soon, and chapter marks and all of that.



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 2021-04-08  1h3m
 
 

episode 18: Organiser of The British Podcast Awards Matt Deegan joins as co-host. Spotify launch 'Sound Up' and buy Locker Room. Voting for the Ambies is now open. You can now download the Podclock.

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Join Sam Sethi and Matt Deegan on this week's highly informative show

NEWS:

  • James Cridland launches his new project the PodClock

  • The British Podcast Awards has closed entries for this year. Organiser Matt Deegan says it was the best ever year, with entries up a third since 2020...


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 2021-04-01  41m
 
 

episode 17: It's now 2 million podcasts, Interviews: Chair - Podcast Academy, CEO - Riverside FM, Head of Digital Audio - iHeart Podcast Network

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Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's jam-packed show

INTERVIEWS:

  • Donald Albright, Chair, The Podcast Academy
  • Corey Layton, Head of Digital Audio, Australian Radio Network and iHeart Podcast Network
  • Nadav Keyson, CEO& Co-Founder, Riverside.FM

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NEWS:

  •  We just hit 2 million shows in Apple Podcasts, according to Daniel J Lewis's Podcast Industry Insights tool...


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 2021-03-25  51m
 
 

episode 16: Is Apple no longer free? Is podcast streaming a myth? PodBean Live or Clubhouse? Why was Message Heard in the NY Times? The NEW Recommendation Tag and Where's James? .

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Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's jam-packed show

INTERVIEWS:

  • Jake Warren  - Message Heard
  • Benjamin Bellamy - Ad Aures
  • Norma Jean Belenky - PodBean

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NEWS:

  • Next week, Podbean is to run a Finance Podcast Week: a week-long livestream and podcast event focused on finance podcasts (with many podcasters lined-up to speak)...


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 2021-03-18  54m
 
 

episode 15: To subscribe or not to subscribe that is the question. Interviews with Sean Glynn from Novel, Rob Loewenthal from Whooshkaa, Jess Kupferman from She Podcasts and Agnes Kozera from Podcorn

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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 show

INTERVIEWS:

  • Sean Glynn - Novel
  • Rob Loewenthal  - Whooshkaa
  • Jess Kupferman  - She Podcasts
  • Agnes Kozera - Podcorn

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NEWS:

  • Entercom has acquired Podcorn, valuing the company at $22.5m...


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 2021-03-11  1h20m
 
 

episode 14: The Ambies nominees announced, Will Spotify overtake Apple?, Interview with Kal Amin Sounder, Women's History Month

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Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's show

INTERVIEW:


-  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

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NEWS:

  • The nominees for The Ambies, the awards for excellence in audio, are to be announced today at 12pm, New York Time. Podnews...


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 2021-03-04  37m
 
 

episode 13: Spotify StreamOn Analysis, Interview with Spotify's Mike Mignano and Podcast Movement the winners and losers.

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Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's show

INTERVIEW:


-  Michael Mignano  - Co-Founder, Anchor / Head of Podcaster Mission, Spotify - talks about all the new announcements from this weeks StreamOn

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NEWS:

  • Extended Spotify analysis by James and Sam

  • Buzzsprout, Podbean, Spreaker and Captivate were all subject to a denial-of-service attack. The same attackers appear to have been involved...


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 2021-02-25  47m
 
 

episode 12: iHeartMedia buy Triton Digital, Songs For Podcasters, Interview with Tom Rossi from Buzzsprout

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Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's show

INTERVIEWS:


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 and the new 'person' and 'location' tags coming soon...


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 2021-02-18  49m
 
 

episode 11: Clubhouse, SoundClub or Fireside? Music Fair Usage, New Spotify Play Book and Maps.FM

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Join James Cridland and Sam Sethi on this week's show

Interviews 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 dominance.

  •  Wayne Parker the co-founder of MapsFM, about the value and context of combining location with podcasts to create a new form of discovery...


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 2021-02-11  54m