Oct 30, 2018
Recording just after 28 Oct 2018. This episode was made
in Bristol and London, UK, It features podcast industry news, the
Social 6 Pack, Top of the POP, the social audio stat of the week,
and more. It's brought to you by EMC, the Easy Media Company.
NEWS+ the last 7 days in the social audio business.
- Libsyn launches Publish Hub
plugin for WordPress.
RadioToday's UK website is one of many to report that US network
HeartRadio is launching the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards, set for the
iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles on Friday 18th January 2019.
They'll stream it live too. https://www.iheart.com/podcast-awards/
The Peoples Choice Podcast Awards is now in its 14th year and
the deadline for their 2018 nominations is this Wednesday 31st oct.
More from https://www.podcastawards.com/
The British Podcast Awards are
now going into their third year this coming May (https://www.britishpodcastawards.com)
entries will soon open for the
2nd annual Australian podcast awards in May 2019 as well
- Google Play Music is being
shuttered so if your podcast is on there, switch to Google Podcasts
- The Internet Advertising Bureau
(IAB) measurement guidelines for podcasting are now being
finalised, which will effect all podcasts everywhere. IABv2 is
- the new podcast business
journal launches soon. You can sign up for advance news at
- the BBC will be launching its
new podcast and online audio app and portal, BBC Sounds, at the end
of this week. It's the world's 2nd biggest podcast-producer so
that's got to be worth the
STAT OF THE WEEK
The British government's Office
of Communications (Ofcom) regulates the UK communications industry
and has conducted communications market surveys of radio listening
for years. They include questions about podcast consumption, and
revealed in their last survey that 42% of respondents said they
were listening to podcasts more often this year compared to the
- Rain Summit Europe is set for next Wednesday 7th November at
the British Museum in London. And I'll be there too. https://rainnews.com/tag/rain-summit-europe/
- Nov 1. Outlier podcast festival at Harvard University with
initial sessions in the Podcast Garage at PRX, That’s in Cambridge
- the OTHER one - in Massachusetts. https://www.dcpodfest.com/
- The “Power To The Podcast” conference is happening Nov.
9th-10th, 2018 at Spaces The Artisphere 1101 Wilson Blvd.
- 9th UK Audio Production Awards - London, 22 Nov. Aims to
recognise and celebrate outstanding achievement in audio and radio
production . There is a category for Best Podcast Producer http://www.audioproductionawards.co.uk/
- Podcon 2 JAN 19-20, 2019, WHERE: SEATTLE, WA
- Mar 7 to 9 2019 Podfest in Orlando http://podfest.us/2018/
- Social Media Marketing World 2019, March 20-22, 2019 in San
This podcast was presented by Kyle Hannan, founder of EMC, the Easy Media
Company. (No, they do not have a course to sell or a
product to promote). He works as a corporate podcast specialist who
just loves podcasting and wants to share it with more people. That