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June 16, 2021

Since you ask me for a review of a radio programme...

In praise of John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme

June 9, 2021

Prepare for a future without unified metrics

Apple is bringing the hammer down on the availability of IP address info. What could this mean for the podcast industry?

June 2, 2021

11 things you can do to refuel your podcast

Before you hit burnout and slide into pod-fade, or just as a regular tune-up, here are some activities you can engage in to keep you podcasting for longer.

May 26, 2021

Top 5 podcast intro turn-offs

Boilerplate audio, over-slick intros, too much much. These are just a few things that might be discouraging new listeners from sticking with your podcast.

May 19, 2021

In search of podcasting’s Sundance

Imagining a mobile, remote podcast festival

May 12, 2021

Making sense of Jacobs Media's Tech Survey 2021

A look at the data gathered by the radio industry analytics body, and what it means for podcasts

May 5, 2021

Are Spotify the goodies now?

With Spotify putting more work into podcasting's open ecosystem just as Apple closes ranks, have the tables turned?

April 28, 2021

Spotify says "hold my beer" a week after Apple launches paid subscriptions

Spotify have entered the ring only a few days after Apple announced they'd be letting app users sign up to paywalled podcast content.

April 21, 2021

Apple brings paid subscriptions to its Podcasts app

It hasn't been an easy rollout, but Apple have released a promising set of features to help podcasters get paid for their work... if only within Apple's ecosystem

April 7, 2021

Podcasting is a global game of Touch the Truck

In which I use references from old British TV to try and make busy podcasters feel a little better about existing in a crowded market

March 31, 2021

Heed not the rabble who scream "censorship"

Some thoughts on the seemingly endless and largely erroneous outcry of censorship by the political right

March 24, 2021

How I outsourced my pre-production to robots

Using tools like Trello, Zapier and Calendly to automate the process of booking guests for a podcast