From the Headlines
Amazon signals bigger podcast ambitions with Wondery buy
Amazon makes its own stake in the podcasting pie by acquiring Wondery. According to our EVP, Sean King, "This deal shows Amazon is taking strides to expand their music and audio services, but how they roll out new programming, subscriber bundles and ad products will be the key to their success."
Marketing Dive - 04 Jan 2021
How The Pandemic Is Changing Podcast Listening Habits
As the pandemic hit, routines were thrown out the window, including listening habits. Podcast downloads immediately took a hit, declining by about 10%. Now, podcasts are back and stronger than ever as consumers listen and shop from their phones according to our EVP, Sean King.
The Marketing Insider - 23 Nov 2020
How Advertisers Can Adjust To The New Normal
To meet the challenges of the time, don't shy away from spending. Instead, strategically reallocate your advertising dollars. There's never been a more captive audience in recent history than now, and digital platforms hold the key.
Forbes - 19 Nov 2020
Spotify earnings: encouraging podcast and premium growth
Spotify released Q3 earnings and has announced its Q3 results, boasting “high level“ performance including strong MAU and subscriber growth plus a big focus on podcasting growth is ahead, with predictions from Veritone One's Stephen Smyk.
The Drum - 29 Oct 2020
Making Money Podcasting Is Possible But Not Easy
As podcasts become more popular, people are listening more, and content creators are launching more. But how do content creators generate a sustainable income? SVP of Podcast and Influencer Marketing, Stephen Smyk, weighs in with Forbes about the different tools to generate an income.
Forbes - 29 Oct 2020