There are a lot of podcasts in the Apple Podcasts directory and by default, many other directories. But out of more than 500K podcasts, less than 25% of those will publish a new episode this year. So what’s wrong? Is podcasting too difficult to maintain? Is it too easy to start?
Title: How Many of the 540,000 Podcasts Have “Podfaded?”
Main Takeaway: The space seems full but those creating consistent podcasts are much less. There are far from from too many podcasts. But why? What do so many podfade?
Title: 5 reasons someone isn’t listening to podcasts
Main Takeaway: How can we help podcasters make sure they aren’t preventing listens
Main Takeaway: What would it take for you to leave your current app?
Title: Chartable wants your login and password to grab your stats
Main Takeaway: WTF?
“We use credentials to programmatically authenticate and pull in data. We store credentials securely via three layers of encryption. This is similar to how services like mint.com store and use bank account credentials.
We’ve also signed NDAs with folks and I’m happy to send you one as well”
Title: Apple’s new “Podcast Marketing Best Practices” page
Main Takeaway: Apple is now giving (good) podcasting advice, not only technical rules
Main Takeaway: There are an increasing amount of Colleges and Universities that are now utilizing and integrating podcasts into classroom learning
Main Takeaway: Identifying how podcasting is growing at a fast rate.
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