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 [...]
“Social radio network” BlogTalk Radio today announced the launch of two new “premium service packages.” The podcast production and distribution platform is offering enhanced services to talk show hosts (that is, podcasters), whose production needs have outgrown the podcast production and distribution platform’s more basic offerings. The premium and premium plus service packages have monthly [...]
Today podcast production and hosting company RawVoice introduced a major update to PowerPress, its podcast plugin for use with the WordPress blogging platform. The PowerPress Plugin now integrates with the RawVoice Podcast Hosting Services Platform at Blubrry.com, adding a podcast statistics summary to the user’s WordPress dashboard. The update also adds the ability to select [...]
Podcasting network Wizzard Media announced its first-quarter figures on Friday. The bad news: the company reported a $1.3 million loss for the first quarter of 2009. Revenue is down 29 percent from the same period in 2008. The company attributed the decline to the recession and “specifically mentioned a decrease in staffing revenue within its [...]
Podcasting network Wizzard Media announced the release of Alchemy 2.1. The advertising-insert application “seamlessly” integrates advertisements into podcasts playing on the Wizzard Media Flash player, while also maintaining advanced tracking and interactive capabilities. The updated app eliminates the need for separate systems to run (and track) advertisements in downloaded podcasts versus streaming audio or video [...]
In Stories With Alliterative Headlines (see above) this week, podcasting network Blubrry released a new Power Press plugin for their users, which aims to simplify moving podcast content to the Word Press platform from other content management systems: “While the latest version of PowerPress contains a large number of bug fixes we have a new [...]
Podcasting network Wizzard yesterday reported a 2008 fourth-quarter loss of $1.8 million, or 10 cents per share. For all of 2008, the podcasting and speech technology company reported a nearly $7.7 million loss, or 23 cents per share, on revenue of $6.1 million. On the positive side, Wizzard also recently reported a record 307 million [...]
Wizzard has announced podcast network results for 2008, noting that they handled more than 1.2 billion download requests last year.
Podcast network Wizzard Media today announced an agreement with Ando Media to automate their audio advertising campaigns. “Non-intrusive” advertisements will be “stitched” to the beginning, middle or end of participating audio podcast programming in the Wizzard network. Wizzard and Ando Media’s first joint ad campaign, already underway, will be for Ciscoâ€™s Webex, a digital tele-conference [...]