Dan Misener: The mysterious case of the overlapping Apple Podcasts categories

by Dan Misener
“Give us a clue… assign your show a secondary category.” That’s the well-researched recommendation from guest columnist Dan Misener of branded poddcast studio Pacific Content. Crunching numbers reveals data-centric reasons why podcaster creators should help listeners find them by sharpening the show’s category definition. Continue Reading


Dan Misener: I analyzed 20 million Apple Podcasts star ratings. Here’s what I learned.

by Dan Misener
“Leave us a five-star review!” — the plea of podcasters everywhere. How well does that work? Pacific Content’s head of audience development offers another fascinating research project in which he dives deep into star ratings, breaking out where they are concentrated. You’ll be surprised. Click through. Continue Reading