Automattic’s Matt Mullenweg has announced a new service, VaultPress that is designed to meet the growing need for automated backups and security patches for WordPress self-hosted sites. Here’s how Mullenweg describes the service: The vision of VaultPress is to ensure that blogs and sites under its care are always completely secure, regardless of what happens. […]
Wizzard today announced that it recorded 1.4 billion podcast download requests in 2009 through its podcast-hosting service Libsyn, or about 16% more than it delivered in 2008. Libsyn received an average of 3.77 million requests for podcast episodes per day in 2009. On average, 23 minutes per episode equates to almost 1.5 million hours of […]
UK startup Mixcloud has gone live with a new audio sharing site that combines podcasting, social media and Digg-like discovery to create what they are calling “cloud radio”.
Their goal? To be the “Youtube of radio.”
Is this the future of podcasting?
Podcasting network Wizzard Media has announced that it will be promoting and distributing three more iPHone apps – Word Party, Dietician and Yo Mama. Wizzard hopes to leverage its podcast distribution network to market the apps in an effort to generate revenue. Wizzard believes this step will put it closer to its goal of profitability. […]
Wizzard Media announced today the availability of LibsynPRO 3.0, a new digital media publishing platform designed to give media producers the ability to pick and choose, in an a la carte fashion, media syndication packages to suit their needs. The LibsynPRO 3.0 digital media publishing system is based around a redesigned publishing engine that is […]
Podcasting network Wizzard Media today announced that podcast downloads from their network were up by 45% in Q2, compared to 2008.
Podcast community site Blubrry has introduced 4 new features: Show promos – This will make it easier for listeners to get a quick introduction to a show and allow podcasters in the network to more easily promote each other. Audio embed – this feature gives members added exposure beyond Blubrry and their own websites. Surveys […]
Podcasting network Wizzard Media today announced that it served over 13,700,000 podcast ad impressions through its Alchemy advertising technology in the quarter ending June 30, 2009. This represents an increase of 251% year-to-year and a 46% increase from the 9.4 million ad impressions served in the first quarter of 2009. Wizzard Ad Impression History 2008 […]
Earlier in the week, we reported that free podcast hosting site WildVoice.com was abruptly shutting down. blubrry‘s Todd Cochrane has announced a special for former WildVoice users: The team at Blubrry is sad to see another Podcast Hosting and Podcast Media site going off-line. However, the news of WildVoice shutting down July 1 means podcasters […]
Users of free podcast host WildVoice.com have been notified that the service will cease operation next month. The latest (and perhaps last?) post on the company blog states: “We will no longer be supporting the WildVoice.com site as of July 1, 2009. The site will shutdown sometime on or after that date. We’re sure youâ€™ve […]