BetterHelp continues to lead Magellan AI podcast advertiser list. We compare month-over-month repeats

If podcast rankers reveal stagnation at the top levels of popularity (they do), Magellan AI’s monthly ranking of top advertisers shows the same characteristic. Looking at the just-released list of top 15 spenders in May, and comparing it to April, we see the same top five advertisers: BetterHelp, HelloFresh, ZipRecruiter, Amazon, and Geico. Click through for comparison chart. Continue Reading


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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