RAJAR's MIDAS Study, Podcast Guests Generate Revenue, Trader Joe's Podcast Advantage & More
Here's what you need to know from this week in the business of podcasting:
RAJAR: UK Podcast Weekly Reach Has Doubled Since 2017
Ad Revenue Growing Faster Than Expected
Podcast Guesting Drives Defector Subscriptions
Branded Podcast Enables Better Coverage, Connection With Fans
Putting Success In Your Way With Video by Tom Webster. With the growth of video podcasting, it’s time to re-examine how podcasting thinks about audiences watching podcasts instead of listening. Tom Webster breaks down the differences, and how the two aren’t mutually exclusive.
Age of Audio: A Tale of Modern Audio Storytelling. Podcast producer Ronald Young Jr. has published a trailer and IndieGoGo campaign to fund the completion of a documentary about the evolution of narrative audio in podcasting, featuring interviews with notable podcasters like Ira Glass, Avery Trufelman, and our very own Tom Webster.
How audience-first creative is amplifying audio and video campaigns for 2024 by Alex Donics. Spotify’s global director of demand marketing talks through the power of effective advertising and highlights the key ingredient of a well-produced, authentic ad creative.
Realm & IGN Strike Podcast Deal Including Scripted Adaptation Of Justin Roiland Videogame ‘High On Life’ From Squanch Games by Peter White. Audio fiction production company Realm has signed a deal with IGN to produce podcasts based on video game IP. Given the size and connections of IGN, this could lead to a whole new niche of licensed audio fiction based on video games.
New Podcast Audience Profiles Now Available for Publishers in the Australian Podcast Ranker. Triton Digital and Commercial Radio & Audio have announced new podcast audience profiles are now available with the launch of Podcast Metrics Demos+