Posts Under: podcasts

Podcasts Must Inform But Don't Forget the Entertainment Quotient

On a recent webinar titled Podcasting for Publishers: How Podcasts Can Deliver Qualified Leads and Bottom-Line Revenue for Minimal Investment, Lynn Freer, president of Spidell Publishing, told about running into a tax accountant listener at one of her events. He kidded her about his wife wondering who that woman with the great voice is who he's conversing with every Sunday morning.

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Advertising Potential and Finding New Talent and Audience Can Be Rewards for Podcasts

According to the findings of a new study from PodcastOne and Edison Research, 60% of super listeners—people who spend at least five hours a week listening to podcasts—view advertisers positively on their favorite podcasts, appreciating the support they offer. Nearly half of respondents, 44%, have a more positive opinion of a company when it is mentioned in a podcast they listen to.

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Doing a Podcast Is Great. Creating Marketing Synergy for It Even Better.

"I feel like [synergy in an organization or company] is overlooked a lot when it comes to marketing podcasts," Blake Althen of podcast-producing company Human Factor told me recently. "At least with organizations I've done work for, the magazine/newsletter department might be doing their thing, the email people might be doing their thing and the events people are doing their thing, but there's not a lot of synergy. And we tried to close that gap and have done it really well.

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Behind B2B’s Best Media Brand: Chief Investment Officer

Long gone are the days when a B2B editor could be a platform specialist. A typical day for today’s b2B journalist runs the gamut from breaking news to in-depth features to data-driven content to webcast to podcast to event programming to awards programs and more, with social media tying in at every turn.  

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SIPAward-Winning Podcasts Benefit From Synergy and Timeliness

One session at SIPA Annual 2019 June 3-5 in Washington, D.C., that already has my attention is How 3 Publishers Became Award-Winning Podcasters starring Joseph Coleman, director of content, Coleman Publishing, Lynn Freer, president, Spidell Publishing Inc. and Stephanie Williford, CEO, EB Medicine.

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