September 2, 2021Meet three secret weapons that can help audio apps win their battle with Spotify
Winners and losers Spotify (34%) and Apple (21%) together control most of the music and podcast streaming market. Marketing dollars aside, the reasons for their dominance include ease of use, value for money, and, of course, content choices. After all, these behemoths have amassed what must be the largest audio content libraries in history. But […]
August 12, 2021Takeaways from Podcast Movement 2021
There was a major podcasting conference in Nashville last week, called Podcast Movement 2021, which some describe as the largest podcast gathering ever. We enjoyed connecting in-person with our many customers and partners, and it was a great opportunity for us to introduce podcasters to our tools for transforming their original content and online presence […]
August 10, 2021The easiest way to record your social audio room👋
Yes, you CAN record social audio. Here’s how. It’s no secret that social audio has exploded in 2021. Clubhouse’s initial success was quickly followed by competing social audio products from Twitter (Spaces), Spotify (GreenRoom), and others. What happens on social audio stays on social audio The new format is a great way to host interesting […]
August 4, 2021Introducing Audioburst Finder (Beta): The First Embeddable Search Widget for Podcasts
Do you operate a website for a podcast network, radio station, or online event? Add the new Audioburst Finder to your website and allow visitors to search by keyword, brand, person, or topic from within the player. Enable your community members to re-surface favorite moments or discover new content highlights! I want early access Learn […]
July 22, 2021What to expect at Podcast Movement 2021 – an interview with Dan Franks
Podcast Movement is the world’s largest community of podcasters, and this year’s Podcast Movement conference in Nashville, Tennessee, will be one of the largest gatherings ever of audio creators.
July 8, 2021Hearables and the promise of personalized in-ear content
What Andreessen realized about AirPods When Apple introduced the first generation Airpods, most considered them a cute, pricey gadget. Not investor Marc Andreessen, who identified them as revolutionary back in early 2019, right before the second generation was released. What Andreessen got, that others missed, was the connection between hardware and content: “The really big […]
June 15, 2021Introducing the first-ever mobile app podcast integration survey
Today, there are more than two million podcasts, and podcast listening has gone from niche to mainstream, with three-quarters of all Americans tuning in to talk audio regularly. But as content creation and consumption rates rise, so does the challenge of discovery; how do listeners find a podcast diamond in the rough? Indeed 60% of […]
June 10, 2021The sound of the personalized audio revolution
Every once in a while, a new medium emerges, changing and democratizing communications forever — newspapers, TV, blogs, and Twitter during the Arab spring. I don’t know if you’ve heard, but such a revolution is happening now — The revolution of democratized audio. Let’s examine three components: The symbol of the revolution If every revolution […]
May 27, 2021Exploring Audioburst Data: What do Trump and LeBron have in common?
We recently hit a major milestone at Audioburst – 1 Petabyte of indexed talk audio content! That’s the equivalent of 1092 years of listening, and a great opportunity to extract some insights. In addition to analyzing thousands of premium podcasts, our platform listens to hundreds of radio stations around the clock, automatically analyzing the content, […]
May 13, 2021An audio experience for every mood: Does social audio compete with podcasts?
There seems to be some confusion regarding whether the emerging social audio experiences compete with or complement podcast listening. Let’s take a quick look at the motivations behind why people listen to audio and what format fits each mood and need. Podcasts In a recent in-depth survey by Cumulus Media, weekly podcast listeners were asked […]