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Wizzard Announces Paid Podcasting Platform, MyLibsyn

February 28th, 2012

Wizzard Media today announced the official launch of an integrated, Netflix-style subscription service for podcasts, MyLibsyn. Through the Libsyn platform, audio and video content can be designated as free or paid, letting producers charge for selected ‘premium episodes’. “Producers are embracing the subscription service as a way to offer not only premium content but hundreds of […]

Wizzard Reports $4.1 Million Net Loss For 2010, ‘May Never Achieve Profitability’

March 31st, 2011

Wizzard Software has announced 2010 financial results, recording a $4.1 million net loss, on revenues of $5,5 million in 2010, a drop from their $6.5 million net loss in 2009.. Wizzard notes that, in terms of net loss, this was Wizzard’s best annual performance in over 8 years. They also note that “We have a […]

Wizzard Media Launches Web Based Premium Podcast Subscription Service

March 17th, 2011

Podcasting network Wizzard Media has announced the launch of a web-based “premium podcast” subscription service for publishers using the Libsyn platform. This service allows podcast publishers to sell individual podcast episodes, and create paid subscription packages for their premium content, delivering the content via the web, which the company calls “a natural extension” to the […]

Wizzard Unveils Google AdMob Integration & Android Apps

November 29th, 2010

Last week, Wizzard Media announced support for AdMob, Google’s Mobile Ad network. AdMob is the largest mobile advertising network with over 300 billion global impressions. Additionally, Wizzard announced nearly 30 audio and video Apps, available now for use on the Android smartphone.   The latest Android version of Wizzard’s App adds the popular iPhone App feature, […]

Wizzard To Provide Podcast Content To BlackBerry Users

August 11th, 2010

Podcasting network Wizzard Media announced today their selection by Research In Motion (RIM) as a content partner for RIM’s new BlackBerry® Podcasts. BlackBerry Podcasts is a new app and service that allows BlackBerry® smartphone users to discover episodic audio and video content [that is to say, podcasts] that can be downloaded directly to their smartphone, […]

Wizzard Announces Quarterly Stats, Passes iPhone App Milestone

April 22nd, 2010

Podcasting network Wizzard Media announced on Wednesday that it has surpassed 200 podcast-related iPhone Apps in the iPhone App Store, bringing the total number of paid Apps to 260 for the iPhone and iPod Touch platform. The company also announced first quarter unique monthly podcast audience numbers of 18.5 million, up slightly over the first […]

Wizzard Announces New Ways For Podcasters To Make Money

February 10th, 2010

Podcast hosting network Wizzard Media today announced the availability of In App Purchasing for its Podcast Apps in the iTunes App store. Wizzard’s iPhone App is designed to be quickly customized for each podcast. It lets podcast publishers offer their own iPhone App. With In App Purchasing capabilities, podcast publishers will be able to offer […]

Wizzard Delivers 1.4 Billion Podcasts In 2009

January 12th, 2010

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 […]

Wizzard Media Intros 8 iPhone Apps, Wants To Help Podcasters Further Penetrate Their Audience

October 22nd, 2009

Wizzard Media today announced that it has eight new podcast companion applications, available in the Apple App Store. The new Apps are iPhone companion Apps for popular podcasts, offering convenient access to the podcast, show extras, bonus content and new social communication features. This brings the total number of Wizzard Apps to 58 (with 34 […]

Podcast Network Wizzard Intros Usher’s Top 100 iPhone App

September 12th, 2009

Podcasting network Wizzard Media has announced Usher’s Top 100 (App Store link), an iPhone app featuring 100 of the pop superstar’s favorite songs in a streaming playlist. The App will sell for $2.99 and the deal calls for a revenue share between the parties. Usher is a Wizzard Network podcaster. “iPhone apps are exploding, including […]