Amazon acquires ART19, fills out its podcast capabilities

Amazon has acquired ART19 for its Amazon Music distribution platform. ART19 has long been one of the most innovative and future-tech podcast hosting and monetization platforms. The acquisition puts a third leg on Amazon’s podcast stool, joining the Wondery acquisition in December and Amazon Music’s distribution power through Alexa smart speakers. Continue Reading


Edison Research plans second annual Latino Podcast Listener Report in dual-language webinars

A majority of Latinos in the U.S. have  listened to a podcast. That teaser is leaked by Edison Research to promote an upcoming webinar release of the second annual Latino Podcast Listener Report. Dual-language presentations are scheduled at different times on Tuesday, July 13. Click through for details and registration links. The webinars are free. Continue Reading


AdsWizz Audio Attribution Report 2021: Audio advertising effectiveness on par with Facebook display

In a very interesting (and fairly technical) new report from AdsWizz targeted to advertisers and agencies, audio advertising is evangelized in a general way while the company’s audio ad attribution product is explained and promoted. Attribution has been a blazing-hot keyword in podcast advertising for a couple of years. AdsWizz expands the scope of potential attribution to the entire realm of digital audio advertising. Continue Reading