How long should a podcast be? Is there such a thing as too long or too short? And what about the impact on podcasting from smart speakers and the growth of shortform audio? Plus an interview with Glenn the Geek of… Continue Reading →
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Why podcasts need to think through discovery (how much is too much), where prediction and control begin and end, and what is the “creep factor” in audio data — plus an interview with Sarah Rhea Werner of “Girl In Space” and… Continue Reading →
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Why podcasts, advertising, and podcast players need to change to grow listenership… The impact of the recent podcasts stats on listenership from Edison research report More monthly actives than Twitter The number of people engaged, listening A lack of differentiating… Continue Reading →
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Does the word “podcast” limit us? The case made for why live performances have a place in podcasting A change in format, live events Example with the podcast American Enough with Vikrum Aiyer at SXSW, having same feel as in… Continue Reading →
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Long-form audio as a looping conversation… We in the podcast — or long-form audio — community sometimes think of podcasts as a passive audio experience. We create an hour or more of audio and then people listen to it. Outside… Continue Reading →
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