An article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal about New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly closed with a mention of a favorite cardio workout podcast – the long-running (pun intended) Podrunner. The Podrunner series features free exercise music mixes for runners, joggers, power walkers, cyclists, elliptical trainers, aerobics, or “anyone who can use nonstop, fixed-tempo [...]
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Podcast production company StoryQuest is seeking multilingual freelance audio producers for “flexible part-time work.” StoryQuest is a Chicago-based company that produces corporate podcasts with a twist – the podcasts feature the clients’ stories – those of the people and the customers. Company founder, Tim Keelan, describes the podcasts as being “driven by a deep commitment [...]
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 [...]
Podcast advertising revenue is growing, but not as fast as the podcast audience, according to the latest research from ZenithOptimedia.
By 2011, podcast ad spending is expected to grow to $43 million — but that amount comes to less than 0.2% of projected revenue for the total online advertising space.
Will podcast advertising ever catch up with podcast adoption?
Remember PodZinger? They were an early entrant into the “make money with podcasting” scene, with a “speech-to-text” technology (developed by BBN Technologies in about 2006). The idea was to convert, without an expensive (human) transcription service, a podcast audio file into a text file — which, in turn, would help search engines to find the [...]
Audio podcaster and novelist Seth Harwood is pulling out all the stops, celebrating today. No, not the typical americanized Cinco de Mayo revelry. Today commemorates the publication of Harwood’s crime novel, Jack Wakes Up, by Random House. This is his first novel to be published by a major publishing house, but Harwood is no stranger [...]
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 [...]
Talk throughout the business world seems certain that satellite radio behemoth XM/Sirius filing for bankruptcy in the coming days. If this indeed comes to pass, what’s to become of those big-name, big money radio personalities who stand to lose a hefty salary? Howard Stern left terrestrial radio (and an estimated 12 million listeners) for satellite, [...]
Late last year, podcast network and hosting provider Podango shut down rather abruptly. We heard from Podango cofounder Lee Gibbons yesterday, with an update on what is happening with the Utah-based startup: I hope this message finds you well. This email is to update you on Podango’s situation. After seeking funding from both traditional and [...]
Podcasting News publisher Elisabeth McLaury Lewin talks with Revision 3 CEO Jim Louderback about what traditional media can learn about online advertising from Diggnation and other Internet TV shows.