Google has a new podcasting strategy that completely reimagines how people find and listen to shows. This is part one of our exclusive five-part series. [SOURCE]

Google’s new podcasting strategy completely reimagines how people find and listen to shows. And Google’s podcasting team has set a bold and game-changing goal: to double podcast audiences globally. This is part three of our exclusive five-part series. source

Podcasting is a gateway to audiobooks and the digital publishing industry is well aware. Well known podcasts are getting book deals and doing original audiobook content for Audible and other online retailers. Apple Podcasts has experienced tremendous success and has just hit a major milestone, over 50 billion podcasts have been downloaded or streamed since […]

New York-based audio startup Anchor unveiled a new version of its podcast creation app Thursday that aims to bridge the divide between amateur audio recording and professional podcast creation. In addition to revamped versions of its Android and iOS apps, Anchor also unveiled a new web ab as well as free, unlimited podcast hosting. source

“I have often, when finding out about a new podcast with a large back catalog, made myself a 100-hour-plus playlist to catch up.” Read more at original Source: Meet The People Who Listen to Podcasts Crazy-Fast

Podcasting is booming and all the major radio networks have moved into the space but while audiences and advertisers might be happy, not everyone is on board.  Wil Anderson, the host of the ABC’s Gruen, and a long-time podcast host, believes big businesses are “ruining” podcasts. READ MORE – AdNews

Source: Digital radio: The very elusive promise of podcasting – Media Life Magazine

Steven P. Jobs put his talent as a master salesman to the test when, in 2005, he introduced new Apple software for downloading digital audio shows. The format was so incipient that he struggled to describe it. But he was clear about the potential. “It’s getting very, very exciting,” he said. READ FULL ARTICLE Curated […]

January 11, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick (4) controls the ball against the Miami Heat during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. from Pocket http://ift.tt/1nP9pLf via IFTTT

The audio industry needs more than “Serial” to fully establish itself. It’s been just over a year since the masses “discovered” podcasting in the wake of Serial’s blockbuster success. The wildly popular show was said to have reawakened a neglected art form—a breakthrough as important as the first directory of podcasts in iTunes a decade ago.   […]

Shows like “This American Life” and “The Moth” are becoming more profitable while terrestrial broadcast radio is dying. Jake Shapiro is CEO of PRX, the Public Radio Exchange, an online open marketplace for public radio distribution founded in 2003. Curated by the degenerate minds at 8HOL.com via Pocket http://ift.tt/1OhaAeW

  Source: Google Challenges Apple with New Podcast Feature on Play Music

View image | gettyimages.com On Tuesday, BuzzFeed became the latest news organization to begin offering podcasts to its audience. The inaugural editions of “Internet Explorer” and “Another Round,” BuzzFeed’s first two podcasts, went live on iTunes early this morning. – Collected by and for the degenerate curating masterminds at 8HOL.com http://ift.tt/1DTKdZD

  The evolution of entertainment and new ways to access information have left the medium of radio with an uncertain future. As it stands, radio is in a healthy condition. – Read original article here – Collected via the Pocket of 8HOL mastermind Kid Garcia 

Nowadays, it seems like everyone has their own podcast. – collected via the Pocket account of 8HOL mastermind Kid Garcia http://ift.tt/1CxFb1r

Remember podcasts? Made popular with a lot of help from the first iPod, they allowed us all the novelty of listening to a radio show without fear of going under a bridge and losing our signal. See Original Article – collected by and for the degenerate curating masterminds at 8HOL.com  Related articles Relive all 13 […]

Podcasts are really just on-demand audio. However, the medium debuted in the period before nearly-ubiquitous wireless data and wifi.

On August 13, 2004, today exactly 10 years ago, Adam Curry recorded his first podcast, The Daily Source Code (DSC), which started the whole podcasting phenomena. Coincidentally I was following Adam on his blog during that time so I listened to that first DSC as well.  

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