Good news! Plus, Chris Quamme Rhoden from Acast, and Nick Hilton on host reads
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Good news! Plus, Chris Quamme Rhoden from Acast, and Nick Hilton on host reads

5 May • 1hr 7m
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Special Guests: Chris Quamme Rhoden on Acast's work in the Podcast Standards Project.Nick Hilton talks about host reads.News: Spotify for Podcasters posted its second-highest share of new episodes, growing 13% since January. Spotify for Podcasters is rolling out the company’s monetisation programs, Automated Ads and Ambassador Ads, to more countries.Podcast ad spending grew by 32% last year in the UK, according to the IAB.Let’s change the standard for host-read advertising, says Nick Hilton in a blog post. He argues we’re undervaluing the medium: echoing Dan Granger’s thoughts in the Podcast Business Journal last Friday.The Podcast Academy has announced the association’s 2023-2024 Officers. The winners of The Publisher Podcast Awards were announced. The Podcast of the Year went to Hot Money from the Financial Times.Support the showConnect With Us: Email: Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡ and ⚡ Mastodon: and Support us: Get Podnews:
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8 May
What If you also did a comparison chart between advertising solutions. Comparing each hosts/companies programmatic solution. How high the cpm is, also compared to averages for host read ads or things like buzzsprout Ads where its an inbetween. Or maybe an article. Could be helpful for people who want to start podcasting with the final goal of financially sustaining themselves with the podcast.