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Weekly insights on the state of podcasting and audio, crucial news highlights from PodNews, and podcasters, insiders, and leaders from the podcast industry -- for everyone who is taking podcasting seriously.

Weekly insights on the state of podcasting and audio, crucial news highlights from PodNews, and podcasters, insiders, and leaders from the podcast industry -- for everyone who is taking podcasting seriously.

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United States

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Weekly insights on the state of podcasting and audio, crucial news highlights from PodNews, and podcasters, insiders, and leaders from the podcast industry -- for everyone who is taking podcasting seriously.

Language:

English


Episodes

Jake Shapiro and Nicola Korzenko of Podfund - Supporting Emerging Podcast Creators

5/29/2019
Jake Shapiro (CEO of Podfund and RadioPublic) and Nicola Korzenko (General Manager of Podfund) speak with MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez on addressing the problem of operating capital for podcasters, why Podfund might move the needle for the podcast industry, and thoughts on the industry as a whole.

Duration:00:40:02

What Acquisitions Mean for the Audio Industry

3/28/2019
When a behemoth swallows a giant or two, it is worth a moment to pause and think about what it means for the industry. In this case, the acquisitions of Gimlet, Anchor, and Parcast by Spotify have sent a shockwave through the industry. MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez sat down with Matt Hartman from betaworks, which invested in both Gimlet and Anchor, to hear his thoughts on what the acquisitions mean for audio. (Note: This episode was recorded prior to the announced acquisition of...

Duration:00:36:31

About Podcast Metrics - A Deep Dive with Todd Cochrane of RawVoice and Blubrry

1/2/2019
IAB, RAD, and new tools for podcast metrics, and growth and change in podcast statistics... Todd Cochrane (Podcast Statistics & Advertising Expert, Author & Podcaster, and CEO of Blubrry/RawVoice) dives deep into the world of podcast metrics with MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez.

Duration:00:45:03

About Podcast Metrics – A Deep Dive with Todd Cochrane of RawVoice and Blubrry

1/2/2019
IAB, RAD, and new tools for podcast metrics, and growth and change in podcast statistics... Todd Cochrane (Podcast Statistics & Advertising Expert, Author & Podcaster, and CEO of Blubrry/RawVoice) dives deep into the world of podcast metrics with MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez.

Duration:00:45:04

Podcasting from three sides – buy, sell, attribution – with Sarah Cotenoff

12/19/2018
Sarah Cotenoff, Head of Partnerships for Podsights (analytics and attribution for podcast advertising), joins MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez for a conversation covering a rare look from all sides of podcasting — buy, sell, and attribution… Plus — a perspective on the state of the market, thoughts on whether are we at the saturation point of new content and new dominant content creation players, and the impact of changing and professionalization of statistics side of the industry on the...

Duration:00:26:43

Jack Rhysider of Darknet Diaries – About That Chartbreakers Episode

12/8/2018
Apple podcasts charts, that elusive algorithm and podcast promoters, the state of podcasting, what podcasters can do to go “next level”, and more… Jack Rhysider, host of Darknet Diaries podcast, talks with MouthMedia Network’s Rob Sanchez and Charles Beckwith about these topics, his “Chartbreakers” episode and overall his podcast, and beyond. Plus, the latest headlines about podcasting and on-demand audio from Podnews. Darknet Diaries is a podcast covering true stories from the dark side of...

Duration:00:39:58

Investment in Content Creation – with Andrew Kotliar of MEP Capital

11/30/2018
Innovative investments designed to empower creative professionals and catalyze disruptive media and entertainment enterprises… Andrew Kotliar, Partner at MEP Capital, discusses how MEP Capital handles investment in niche markets in audio and entertainment. And podcast and on-demand headlines from Podnews. Recorded in MouthMedia Network studio powered by Sennheiser. Operating across Music, Film, Television, Digital and Events, MEP Capital seeks new ideas and innovative approaches to age-old...

Duration:00:33:24

The latest news

11/8/2018
The latest news in podcasting and on demand as of November 5, 2018, from Podnews.

Duration:00:04:41

Podcasts and TV – A Conversation with Simon Applebaum

10/12/2018
How audio and video intersect, the trend of crossover shows, and the future of content consumption and creation, with Simon Applebaum, host of “Tomorrow Will Be Televised”…

Duration:00:41:07

Podcasting for Humans – A Conversation with Evo Terra

10/4/2018
Looking back, and ahead, at how podcasting can grow and prosper with podcasting pioneer, co-author of “Podcasting for Dummies”, and media consultant Evo Terra.. MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez talks with Evo Terra about how a lot of people with interesting ideas who can use podcasting to spread their message, activating existing networks, about hosting companies and the opportunity to work with humans to get new people involved, content management systems and their opportunities and...

Duration:00:35:45

Girls Gotta Podcast

9/27/2018
How the desire to share life’s realities as women in dating, sex, and more turned into a real growing business as podcasters with Girls Gotta Eat… Ashley Hesseltine (standup comedian, writer, and founder of @brosbeingbasic + @fashiondads_) and Rayna Greenberg (writer, photographer, founder of @onehungryjew) are hosts of the popular podcast “Girls Gotta Eat”, which after just 32 episodes already the hosts report has achieved millions of downloads, multiple sold-out live audience shows, and is...

Duration:00:34:51

The podcast panel you want to hear…

9/20/2018
Ken Lagana (Panoply), Charlie Kammerer (Slate Magazine), Mallory Kasdan (MILK Podcast), Keesa Schreane (You’ve Been Served), and Manoush Zomorodi (Stable Genius Productions) discuss podcasting and it’s potential and trajectory… Recently, MouthMedia Network collaborated with IgnitionOne to create podcast content at the IgnitionOne Summit in New York. During the summit, Pavan Bahl led a panel of the boom of audio and the rise of podcasting, featuring some significant players in the industry....

Duration:00:52:07

Strategic content – growing podcast adoption with science and purpose

9/11/2018
What would happen if we were more strategic and precise, and more purposefully designed and aimed podcast content? Could we hit greater and mass adoption? Is it time to take a page from advertising with science and psychology, and be more intentional? MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez explores this topic. Plus, a rundown of the latest headlines on podcasting and on-demand with Podnews.

Duration:00:15:28

Why podcasters must train the new generation of listeners

9/6/2018
New, strategic types of programming can pave the way for a new generation to adopt podcasting, and condition current non-listeners to adopt podcasting… MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez shares a perspective on how the podcast industry can capture more of the 83% of Americans who have not yet adopted podcasts as a part of their lifestyles. Plus the latest headlines on podcasting and on-demand from Podnews.

Duration:00:16:20

Search, Adoption, and Moving the Needle in Podcasting – with Dave Jackson

8/28/2018
Dave Jackson, Podcast Consultant with The School of Podcasting, and an inductee into the Podcasting Hall of Fame, submitted a question to the website for “The Word From Mouth”. So we invited him on the show to discuss it. MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez has a far-reaching conversation with Dave, who has been podcasting since 2005, about the state and future of discovery mechanisms in podcasting, the challenges of growing adoption into podcasting, the need for viral podcast content, and...

Duration:00:29:30

When podcasts get personal

8/21/2018
Podcasts cover everything from women’s health to battling addiction… In this episode, interviews with Joanie Sigal of The Addiction Podcast – Point of No Return and Sophia Wise One of Vagina Talks podcasts. Plus, the latest headlines in podcasting and on-demand from Podnews with James Cridland.

Duration:00:17:07

Venture Investing in Podcasting – Insights and Opportunities

8/17/2018
Newark Venture Partners and how venture firms are looking at the podcast industry… JOANNE LIN, Senior Investment Associate at Newark Venture Partners (which has been becoming a notable presence in investing and supporting the podcast industry) talks with MouthMedia Network CEO Rob Sanchez about how the company is thinking about the podcast space, tech platforms, the ubiquity of voice, and the objective of reaching the next frontier of the 83% of the US who haven’t yet adopted podcasts. Plus,...

Duration:00:29:20

10 Tips to Grow Podcast Downloads and Engagement

8/11/2018
Tips to grow podcast downloads, audience engagement, and thought leadership, from Marc Raco, Head of Content and Programming for MouthMedia Network… Is there a secret recipe? Partner with others Interview guests with followers Stay lean Build in enjoyable rituals Use multiple social media channels Link to prior content Integrate photos Cross-promote Hold live events Invite guest hostsCheck out the full article here. Also, podcasters Lisa Schoonover (Reaching Hearts Changing Lives) and Neil...

Duration:00:19:26

How can podcasting conquer the other 83%?

8/3/2018
Podcasting is growing, professionalizing, and gaining interest — but what will it take to move beyond the 17% of US podcast listeners? Do we choose broad listenership, or squabble over an increasingly competitive space with thin margins? A collective sigh after Podcast Movement and Voice Summit – a growing adoption, professionalism New products and tools entering the marketplace that change the way we think about stats and reports More use of IAB Standards At least $200M invested in...

Duration:00:14:39

Podcasting Variety – Continued!

7/25/2018
Three more podcasts illustrating the great variety of content and approaches in podcasting… Debbie Pace of The Show up Show (everything you need to emerge as a powerful and healthy leader in your life, business and relationships), Fabiana Lowe of The Short Gal Show (standing tall to challenges), and Richard Liebespach of the Self-Protection Essentials podcast (How to stay safe from people who would physically harm you) share their individual stories and approach to content, reaching...

Duration:00:23:05