Podnews Weekly Review

Acast buys Podchaser: we talk to both CEOs (and ask about spam); plus, Alby, the simple cryptowallet for podcasters

July 21, 2022 James Cridland, Sam Sethi Season 1 Episode 84
Podnews Weekly Review
Acast buys Podchaser: we talk to both CEOs (and ask about spam); plus, Alby, the simple cryptowallet for podcasters
Show Notes Chapter Markers

Special Guests

Show Notes

  • Acast is to acquire Podchaser, the “world’s most comprehensive and authoritative podcast database” in a deal worth $34m. Podchaser, which is expected to make a profit next year, will continue to operate as a separate brand: it contains data of more than 4.5m million podcasts, including advertising information. The integration will bring additional data to Acast’s advertisers.

  • The podcast landscape is ever shifting!

  • Alby, a browser extension for cryptocurrency, has added its own podcaster wallet. The service allows you to earn from your listeners as they listen. The company has written a full guide to enabling your podcast.

  • Audioboom’s H1/22 financials were released, showing revenue was up 79% on the same period last year. Profit was $2m, up from last year’s $0.2m, and the company’s doing 124m downloads a month (up 35%).

Between the Lines with Lou Palumbo
Between the Lines is a show where we (you and I) take on and examine...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the show

Get in touch with our weekly review of all things podcasting!

This podcast supports both transcripts and chapters, if your podcast app doesn’t then grab a new app from podnews.net/newpodcastapps

Sponsored By: Buzzsprout