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Danny Brown

Sam Sethi: Why Value for Value is the Future for Podcast Monetization

JAN 27, 202340 MIN
Pod Chat

Sam Sethi: Why Value for Value is the Future for Podcast Monetization

JAN 27, 202340 MIN

Description

Today it’s my pleasure to welcome Sam Sethi to the show. Sam is the CEO of Podfans, a soon-to-be-released marketplace where listeners can both discover and support the shows they love. He is also the owner and managing director of River Radio, a podcast-first 24/7 digital radio platform based in the UK, and the host of Sam Talks Tech podcast, as well as the co-host and editor of Podnews Weekly.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Sam's vocal advocacy for the value for value system of supporting podcasters financially
  • the variable model of payment that Spotify needs to get into
  • why more media outlets will take on the podcast-first approach to content
  • why sponsorships and advertising will continue to decrease when it comes to monetizing podcasting

Connect with Sam:


Support the show: Become a Premium Member for ad-free early access, exclusive live streams, and more.

Contact me: [email protected]

Products I use for Pod Chat

Note: these contain affiliate links, so I may get a small percentage of any product you buy/use when using my link.

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Enjoy Pod Chat? Leave a review or rating on your preferred app and show the world you care!

Did you know every time Pod Chat gets a new review, a baby podcaster takes their first steps? Help a baby podcaster walk today, by leaving a 5-star rating or review on the likes of Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and more. Just head on over to podchat.ca/review and do your magic - these little feet are counting on you!

Review the show

Check out Trailer Park Podcast

Trailer Park Podcast focuses on the art of the audio teaser, and is hosted by Arielle Nissenblatt and Tim Villegas. Season 1 consists of 8 episodes featuring trailers from very different podcasts.

Trailer Park Podcast

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