Good Morning Podcasters! Alby Wallet API delivers Value 4 Value. Hosts RSS.com and Castos deliver integrated wallets. Podchaser API delivers transcripts. Podcast Index delivers descriptions and Spotify delivers Q2 financial results.
- Alberto Betella - CTO RSS.com
- Podcast host RSS.com is to announce integration with Alby this week: enabling value 4 value for thousands of podcasts. You’ll be able to activate and link your Alby account with your podcast in RSS.com’s dashboard. RSS has produced a video showing how it works on their platform
- Monetize your @CastosHQ podcast with @getAlby and @PodcastindexOrg value4value tag! Castos has produced a video showing how it works on their platform
- Full List of New Podcast 2.0 Apps
- Full List of Podcast Hosts
- Hot on the heels of last week's acquisition by Acast. Podchaser announced this week that developers can now pull episode transcripts from the Podchaser API. In this beta release, developers can retrieve JSON transcript files of episodes from the top 5k podcasts.
- Spotify published its Q2/21 financial report. which out-performed market expectations. Ignoring currency fluctuations, ad-supported revenue (including podcasting) is up 31%; the platform now has 4.4m podcasts. “The number of (monthly active users) that engaged with podcasts grew in the substantial double-digits Y/Y and per user podcast consumption rates continued to rise,” though no numbers were given.
- Does podcasting have a privacy problem? Writing on his personal blog, our Editor highlights what the GDPR actually says, whether you can do privacy-friendly geo-targeting, and where things might be an issue.
- Was the much-loved comedian and actor Robin Williams the first podcaster? We’ve unearthed some compelling evidence that shows that yes, he might well have been.
- The British Podcast Awards 2022 winner’s ceremony took place on Saturday. Podcast of the year was Dear Daughter from the BBC World Service - a show hosted by Namulanta Kombo, the Kenyan winner of the BBC World Service International Podcast.
- We’ve got a full list of the winners including a full video and photographs from the event.