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Notes on the Snap Nation Intergalactic Star Command

Snap Judgment has come a long way since winning PRX’s Public Radio Talent Quest in 2007. A creature of both analog and digital these days, the show currently hits over 1.4 million people on its weekly broadcast and brings in over 2 million podcast downloads every month. It is a staple of public radio station […]

April 18, 2019
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Making Money: Part II

Today I’m continuing my multi-part look at the different ways podcasters make money from their shows. You can catch up on the first part of the series, an interview with the creator of The Bright Sessions and now-Luminary creator Lauren Shippen, here. This time, I’m looking at the options open to independent podcasters making their […]

April 18, 2019
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Notes on the Podcast Consumer 2019

Seven findings that really stood out to me.

April 15, 2019
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Amazon Alexa Getting Longer News Briefings

Also: on that creepy human listening revelation.

April 15, 2019
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Spotify’s New Ad Studio Tool

What are the podcast ad implications here?

April 15, 2019
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Apple’s New Podcast UX For the Web

That’s nifty.

April 15, 2019
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BBC Radio 6 Music to Test Personalized Promo Trails?

Interestingly, this isn’t coming directly from the Sounds team.

April 15, 2019
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Apple is, indeed, spinning out a desktop Podcast App

Mmm, Marzipan.

April 11, 2019
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Luminary Billboards

Also, their beta app went out on Tuesday.

April 11, 2019
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Spotify CEO on Freakonomics Radio

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The interview sheds some light into the thinking that informs Spotify’s emerging podcast adventures.

April 11, 2019