48 minutes | Jun 10, 2020

S2 Episode 8: The Future of Podcasting with Podnews Editor James Cridland

We spoke with James Cridland, Editor of leading podcast news site Podnews.Podcasting is on the rise, with 96,500 new podcasts in May 2020 alone. On this episode we discussed a number of topics related to podcasting, including:Is Podcasting is on the increase?The half-life of a podcast seriesIs podcasting the new blogging?How Podnews startedProducing a daily podcast and newsletterThe future of RSSApple's dominance in RSS standardsSpotify as a competitorIs Google number 3 in Podcasting?Is the Joe Rogan/Spotify deal the first of many?Will we see the rise of "walled gardens"?Apple's dominance with podcast discoveryIMDB as a podcast directory?The importance of measurement & monetisationMonetisation beyond advertisingThe future of corporate podcastingPrivate corporate podcastingWhat is the future of podcasting?Quick fire round Favourite Podcast Favourite podcast app Apple or Spotify? Favourite length of podcast The last podcast you listened toThree things to take advantage of podcastingSubscribe to Podnews.netListen to other podcastsLearn how to edit audioMore information on James can be found at jamescridland.netThe podcasts and products mentioned on the podcast are listed belowPodcast Festival - podcastfestival.eventsThe Bugle PodcastFreenoter PodcastAudacityAdobe AuditionHindenberg Journalist ProSign up for the Podnews daily newsletter at podnews.netFor more on Andrew - what he speaks about and replays of recent talks, please visit futurist.london or follow @andrewgrill
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