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Podcast News

Podcast of the Month: How Did This Get Made?

Podcast of the Month: How Did This Get Made?

Latest Industry News & Trends | by Jason Peters | 11 Feb 2021

The Top Podcast Podcast of the month is: How Did This Get Made? How Did This Get Made? is a movie podcast where the hosts recap terrible films and cult-classics. You may recognize the hosts from popular television shows such as The League, Grace and Frankie, and Black Monday. Hosts Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael,

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Podcast of the Month: Comedy Bang! Bang!

Podcast of the Month: Comedy Bang! Bang!

Podcast Research Center | by Jason Peters | 28 Dec 2020

The Top Podcast Podcast of the month is: Comedy Bang! Bang!  Comedy Bang! Bang! (CBB) is an improv comedy podcast hosted by Scott Aukerman. The show features a variety of comedians acting as strange characters, as well as famous actors and comedians who come along for the ride. CBB is approaching it’s 700th episode and

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Five Reasons Why Brands Have Fallen In Love with the Podcast Medium: Hosts Provide The Ultimate Referral!

Five Reasons Why Brands Have Fallen In Love with the Podcast Medium: Hosts Provide The Ultimate Referral!

Advertiser Success Stories | by Kurt Laufer | 22 Nov 2020

One quick glance at the brands that are currently advertising within the podcast space and you’ll find that main street has fully embraced the podcast medium. Brands such as Volvo, Chase, Master Card, Geigo, and L’Oreal are now aggressively advertising in the space. Before traditional household names, brands like Blue Apron, WIX, Casper, Square Space,

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Not Suprising News: Host-Read Podcast Ads Drive Higher Engagement than Non-Host Ads (per Nielsen)

Not Suprising News: Host-Read Podcast Ads Drive Higher Engagement than Non-Host Ads (per Nielsen)

Analytics & Data | by Kurt Laufer | 27 Oct 2020

Shocker alert. Nielsen is out with data that asserts host-ads are more effective than non-host read ads. Not that this is new to any of us who’ve been embedded in the podcast industry for years, but we figured we’d dive a little bit deeper into industry trends impacting host-read ads. To someone who’s been involved

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What is Anchor Podcast?

What is Anchor Podcast?

News | by Jason Peters | 06 Jul 2020

Anchor Podcast touts itself as “the easiest way to make a podcast” their tagline reads “Everything you need, 100% free.” Let’s dive into what Anchor.fm is all about. Anchor is a podcast app owned by Spotify. Anchor is attempting to be the “one stop shop” for podcasters without an extensive technical background. They follow a

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The Best Podcast Apps Available in 2020

The Best Podcast Apps Available in 2020

Podcast Research Center | by Jason Peters | 26 Jun 2020

There are a variety of seemingly similar podcast apps available for podcast listeners and creators. Top Podcast wanted to highlight some of the differences between the applications you’ve likely seen and heard about. iTunes Podcast App The term “podcast” is a portmanteau combining the word “iPod” with “broadcast.” Before iPhone apps, podcasts were just another

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Five Insightful and Entertaining Black Produced Podcasts

Five Insightful and Entertaining Black Produced Podcasts

News | by Jason Peters | 06 Jun 2020

As a summer of unprecedented unrest persists in major cities, a fractured country and the race divide is at the forefront of many conversations. One look at your social media feeds these days, and it’s unmistakable that we live in the most polarizing era of our lives (for most of us under 45). In this

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Top 5 History Podcasts Out Now

Top 5 History Podcasts Out Now

200+ Ranking | by Jason Peters | 30 May 2020

Podcasts have been a phenomenal tool for revisiting older stories. History has provided countless hours of podcasting content, below are five of the best history podcasts available on your preferred podcast platform.  Hardcore History Dan Carlin has a sultry-voice reminiscent of old-time news stories. These epic multi-hour monologues explain a variety of different stories from

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The Joe Rogan Experience is Moving To Spotify

The Joe Rogan Experience is Moving To Spotify

News | by Jason Peters | 19 May 2020

The Joe Rogan Experience is Spotify Bound. Joe Rogan’s podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience” is a large percentage of male podcast listeners’ introduction to podcasts. For nearly 1,500 episodes the stand-up comedian and MMA announcer has operated as an independent behemoth in the media sphere. Starting on September 1st, 2020 “the entire JRE library will

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Google Podcast Manager – How to Register a Podcast with Google

Google Podcast Manager – How to Register a Podcast with Google

News & Politics | by Jason Peters | 08 May 2020

Google has launched it’s official podcast manager! This service is promoted as “an easy way to understand your audience on Google Podcasts.” Admittedly, as a podcast producer, managing the variety of websites for my production is becoming a full-time job. Fortunately Google makes this process seamless for podcast producers to integrate with the tech-giant. Step

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