We’re so inspired by our Ossa Production Camp attendees for the camp happening March 21 and 22 at Title 9 Studios in Santa Monica, CA. Here is a full list of participants: Adjo Evonlah Podcast: Jojo’s Jam (coming soon) Bio: Adjo “Jojo” Evonlah is a young multifaceted and multi-talented journalist with a wide breadth of […]
A new Magna and Spotify study indicates that podcast hosts as micro influencers have much more power than previously understood.
The latest IAB report concludes that podcast ad revenues are expected to exceed $2 billion by 2023 following a 19% increase YoY from 2019 to 2020.
Podchaser is running their second annual #Reviews4Good initiative. In the month of April, the podcast database is donating 25 cents to Meals on Wheels America’s Go Further Fund for every podcast review and episode review left on their platform. They will also double the donation amount to 50 cents anytime a podcaster replies to a review. […]
IAB Podcast Upfront 2021 Announces This Year’s Lineup Mar 31, 2021 The Interactive Advertising Bureau has announced their lineup for the IAB 2021 Podcast Upfronts, and it shows an increased emphasis on representing diverse voices in the media. The Podcast Upfronts, scheduled for May 11-13 this year, is an annual event that brings together agencies, […]
This week, podcast directory startup Podchaser announced that they have secured $4 million in their latest round of funding. The latest funding round was led by Greycroft, a venture capital firm with a portfolio of investments that include companies like Bumble, Goop, and Venmo. The AI-powered tech company says they plan to use the money […]
Audio streaming platform Spotify dealt the entire podcast industry a major blow in the past year with the rollout of Spotify Exclusive Podcasts. It’s a competitive strategy with massive implications for an audio genre built on an open-access ecosystem. Worse yet, it might be a bad omen for the future freedom of podcast creators. […]
The exponential growth of the podcast industry in 2020 was accompanied by a great deal of new technology for podcasters, a trend that is expected to accelerate in 2021. From longstanding industry leaders to new startups, the creation of goods and services that addressed podcaster needs and pain points were good for business. Below, you […]