Scott Waxman tells us why books and podcasts fit together? Hala Taha tells us why promoting your podcast with an audiogram maybe a waste of time? Amazon buys exclusive rights to ‘My Favorite Murder’ podcast. Libsyn5 is live to all users.
January 27, 2022
James Cridland & Sam Sethi
Spotify takes Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s podcast ‘into its own hands’ after the couple produced NO content for a YEAR.
- Spotify picks Joe Rogan over Neil Young
Stephen Fry has launched a new podcast exploring the brain. The podcast is exclusively on Audible.
Amazon Buys Exclusive Rights to ‘My Favorite Murder’ Podcast.
Amazon Music and Wondery will offer new episodes of the podcasts for a week before they are available on other services.
Libsyn has put its new user interface, Libsyn5, live to all users.
The new interface is easier to use, and features 'social scheduling’ and support of the locked tag.
Exclusive: The free and open-source podcast solution for you to self-host, Castopod has reached v1.0, and now has a website of its own. The podcast platform includes open comments, video clips, anonymised analytics, and wide support for the new podcast namespace. It’s available for download today.
- Podcast hosting company Castos has added customisable podcast website themes.
CEO Craig Hewett will be a guest on the show next week.
- Captivate launch Automated Show Notes.
Mark Asquith will be a guest on the show next week.
Anchor podcasts are unplayable in some podcast apps.
Overcast CEO/Developer Marco Arment, added, in a tweet to Anchor: “It’s been two weeks that you’re serving malformed files, breaking media players, and losing the audiences of your customers. Do you care about this medium at all?”
Ross Mathews and Nikki Boyer are co-hosting The Ambies, the second annual Awards for Excellence in Audio run by The Podcast Academy. They’re the co-hosts of Dying for Sex, the winner of the 2021 Podcast of the Year; the ceremony is on March 22 in Los Angeles, and live online.
Castopod joins Spotify, Podchaser and Podnews in adding copious amounts of JSON_LD to podcast pages.
this podcast (@seetee.io) is putting their boost messages onto their website. (If you’ve an Umbrel running Helipad, http://umbrel.local:2112/boosts is a JSON feed that might help) Gigi will be a guest on next weeks show.
NEW Boostergram Icon from Benjamin Bellamy.
Acast has launched Acast Amplifier, a podcast incubator to discover the next generation of UK podcasters. You’ve until Mar 25 to enter.
- Learn about Nakamoto Consensus and Neutrino’s
Interview: Scott Waxman, Diversion Podcasts
Amazon's purchase of My Favorite Murder
Interview: Hala Taha on podcasts and social media
Anchor messes up its audio
Pocket Casts's celebrity playlists
Acast launches Acast Amplify
94% of people listen to podcasts alone