Podcast listeners more receptive to audio advertising than TV advertising (MAGNA, UK)

In a UK-based consumer survey report based partly on podcasts and partly on digital audio generally, results indicate that marketing in both realms is beneficial to advertisers, and in many respects is superior to TV advertising. The research was conducted by MAGNA and funded by Spotify. Click through for details and the download link. Continue Reading


Tom Webster: What is the Biggest Platform in Podcasting Today?

by Tom Webster

It’s not the first time Edison Research SVP Tom Webster has addressed this topic. In this guest column, he shares info from his company’s Podcast Consumer Tracker to investigate where listeners really find their podcasts. The answers shift around depending how the question is asked. But one platform always seems to rise to the top when survey respondents list all the apps they use. A must read.
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Sounder acquires Podnods for “next generation of audio technology”

Sounder, a podcast hosting platform with data intelligence and monetization features, reveals this morning that it has acquired Podnods, an AI-based recommendation platform for listeners with audience growth support for podcasters. The deal marries two companies which each brings advanced technology to the legacy industry functions of hosting, recommending, and monetizing. Continue Reading