No more furrowed browse
Podz claims it can help podcasters grow their audiences by doing away with the "ancient" way listeners find new shows.
Joe Budden is attempting to shake up the way in which podcasters make money after moving his show to Patreon.
The hip-hop MC is now hoping to "change the system" regarding podcast monetisation with his Joe Budden Network. "Creators should get the biggest stake in their art and the system isn’t ready to do that," he said. "This is the new blueprint and we are the first."
Facebook and the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, are reportedly making separate moves into 'live podcasting' following the success of Clubhouse.
Novel, the UK podcasting company that produces The Bellingcat Podcast, has agreed a deal with US publisher iHeartMedia to produce 11 new shows.
The first two series are set to be ‘The Assault on America’, telling the inside story of the storming of the US Capitol on January 6, and ‘Deliver Us From Ervil’, a true-crime series in which a team of journalists enters a lawless town on the border of Mexico run by a secretive religious sect.
Max O’Brien, head of content at Novel, said. “We couldn't be more proud to be the first UK-based podcast company to sign a slate deal with iHeartMedia."