Spotify introduce Podcast Charts making finding new podcasts easier

Spotify now list the top podcasts by country and category, potentially replacing Apple as the industry standard for ranking shows and episodes. In another attempt to grow its massive podcast platform, Spotify bring Podcast Charts…

Spotify debuts The Michelle Obama Podcast series releasing later this month

The former First Lady will host the podcasts as she has candid and personal conversations with a variety of guests on topics of life. A year since the Obama’s signed their production company Higher Ground…

Spotify’s latest podcast moves: $20 million deal with Omnicom

Spotify have signed a huge $20 million advertising deal with Omnicon as podcasts become a major priority for the music streaming service. This new deal with Omnicom Media Group in their “largest global, strategic podcast…

How much does it cost to start a podcast on Spotify?

Anchor provide the complete package to record, edit, publish, monetize and track your podcasts on Spotify and all other major platforms, free of charge. Preferably Spotify will reach out to you with $100m to sign…

Spotify are testing interactive podcast ads

No more remembering promo codes, Spotify will soon provide links to advertiser’s websites with promo automatically activated. The new feature In-App Offers allows podcast creators to embed advertiser’s links into the episode details, making it…

SiriusXM acquires podcasting company Simplecast

Radio online broadcaster SiriusXM are jumping on the rapidly expanding podcast train with its purchase of Simplecast. Simplecast provide independent and enterprise creators with tools to publish, monetize and gain insight for their podcasts. Announced…

Apple Podcasts to get Apple Music-like features with iOS 14

With WWDC 2020 and iOS 14’s announcement just around the corner, new rumours point towards updates to Apple Podcasts bringing personalized recommendations. Apple are due to take to the stage next Monday 22nd June, where…

The Joe Rogan Experience moves exclusively to Spotify

On September 1st this year, the entire Joe Rogan Experience catalogue and all future episodes will move to Spotify, and be removed from all other platforms later this year. After signed a deal for an…

Listen to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone read by top stars for free

Harry Potter At Home is the initiative to bring the magic of Harry Potter to homes around the world during lockdown. Harry Potter At Home is releasing every chapter of the first Harry Potter book…

Spotify’s new mix is there for you ever day during tough times

Spotify have launched a new daily mix with listeners’ wellness in mind to fuel happy thinking and self care. Spotify have launched a new Daily Wellness mix for all listeners. It will refresh every day…