Podcasting levels up. We're ready.
With RadioPublic’s Calls To Action, we provide several ways by which a show can gain support from listeners, with the flexibility to expand to more forms of engaged audience activity in the future.
Automattic joins a growing group of strategic investors in RadioPublic, including The New York Times, Bose Corporation, WGBH, McClatchy, American Public Media, and our founding partner PRX.
Play a podcast with your voice Podcasts in the car are awesome. Catching up on a favorite show, listening to the news, or learning something new is a great way to make a horrible commute tolerable. But fiddling around with your phone and trying to tap a little button to start a podcast while driving isn’t … Continue reading Listen to RadioPublic in your car
Twenty Thousand Hertz is a wonderful podcast telling “stories behind the world’s most recognizable and interesting sounds.” Apropos of our recent announcement of Bose and RadioPublic, I was delighted to hear this episode about the founding story of Dr. Amar Bose, his scientific inquiries into sound, his entrepreneurial journey, and his ultimate “gift” to MIT … Continue reading The Bose backstory
Creating a healthy media ecosystem from the ground up The podcast universe’s expansion continues to accelerate, fueled in large part by brands and advertisers seeking to reach a valuable, engaged audience. Wired’s recent headline captures this well: “Podcast Listeners Really Are the Holy Grail Advertisers Hoped They’d Be.” But the vast majority of podcasts are still … Continue reading Why we are introducing Paid Listens for podcasters on RadioPublic
From thousands upon thousands of new shows, highlights of the trends we saw *a lot* this past year I love categorization, in no small part because it’s a fairer and more representative way to start showcasing exactly what’s out there in the wide world of podcasts. An investigative report next to a deep-dive history show next … Continue reading 2017 in (podcast) retrospect