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.
Cheat Sheet: Nielsen studies show ‘light’ listeners make up nearly half of podcast audience
Nielsen’s data shows that, on average, 70% of listeners exposed to podcast ads are able to recall the brand. The brands that had the highest ad recall scores in most of Nielsen’s studies were in the automotive, financial services, CPG, retail, media and telecommunications categories.
iHeartMedia forms Latinx podcast network to address an underserved audience
iHeart launches new network to serve rapidly growing Latinx podcast listener base and demand for relevant content.
The Unspoken Word At The IAB Podcast Upfront: Subscriptions.
With increasing launches of subscription offerings, should podcast advertisers be worried? Not according to vp of podcast media, Hilary Ross. This should make top-tier, in-demand ad spots more competitive and reinforces the importance of strong host-advertiser relationships.