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Earlier this month, Cumulus Media and Signal Hill Insights released the Podcast Download – Spring 2023 Report, the tenth edition of the series.

Cumulus Media and Signal Hill Insights retained MARU/Matchbox to conduct an in-depth study of 608 weekly podcast consumers in April 2023. The Spring 2023 Report highlights trends from prior studies and examines topics such as platform preference, content trends, perceptions of brand safety and content appropriateness, and more.

The first key findings highlighted focused on the ascendance of YouTube as a podcast destination. Today, the focus is on how Facebook and other social media platforms play in the world of podcasts.

Across all ages, weekly podcast consumers cite YouTube consistently as their most used podcast platform. Rounding out the top three are Spotify and Apple Podcasts/iTunes. Read More

Community Hot Take

Podcast pioneer Rob Greenlee reveals on 100TV’s “StreamLeader Report” that he is teaming with StreamYard to advance the company’s commitment to serving podcasters in the creation of audio and video content.

In his first extended interview about the partnership, Greenlee tells 100TV founder Ross Brand that he is supporting StreamYard’s outreach to the podcasting industry.

"I'm incredibly excited to partner with StreamYard." said Greenlee. "Together, we will revolutionize the way video and audio content is produced and shared, allowing creators to reach wider audiences and maximize their impact via live and on-demand video podcasting." A 2017 inductee into the Podcast Hall of Fame, Greenlee has a long history of building partnerships in the podcast industry. He has served as a senior executive at podcast hosting companies such as Libsyn, Podbean, PodcastOne and Spreaker. At Microsoft, Rob led the integration of audio and video podcasts into Window Media Center, Zune, Xbox and Windows Phone. InsideRadio selected Greenlee to their list of 2020 Podcast Power Players. Watch Now

Podium, the pioneering company at the forefront of developing advanced AI tools for podcasters, has unveiled a groundbreaking new product—Podbook. This revolutionary application leverages the latest in artificial intelligence technology to allow podcasters to transform their podcast episodes into fully realized books.

Building on its strong reputation for creating cutting-edge AI tools that empower podcast creators, Podium continues to innovate by giving creators a seamless, efficient way to repurpose their content. With Podbook, podcasters can extend the reach of their content, engage with their audience in a new medium, and create an additional revenue stream. Read More

Podcast Career Opportunities

 🎤 🎧 Our Friendly World is about making friends, nurturing the friendships we do have, and growing a loving community. Friendship is the key to social/economic justice, health, joy, and peace for ourselves and our global family.

Fawn and Matt explore the psychology of human connection and how to transform our society to become a friendlier one, by relearning how to make and keep friends in a healthy manner. Through thought-provoking conversations, we are able to show up for one another, seeking wisdom about our society, culture, history, and life experiences.

This is a friendship movement meant for the healing and building of a better world for families, corporations, and neighborhoods around the world. Words create coherent energy of compassion, appreciation, love, and respect for all life; ourselves, humanity, and our natural world.

 🎤 🎧 Welcome to the Run Thrive Survive podcast, where we dive inside a runner's mind! The best mental health podcast for endurance athletes! This podcast is focused on helping perform better in your training and in your life by opening up the conversation about anxiety, depression, ADHD, stress-management, sports psychology, and those everyday life stressors to become stronger on our runs and in our minds!

It's like having a personal coach for your mind with you on your runs!I love talking to all runners and endurance athletes who share their stories of overcoming mental barriars or who have found secrets to their training!

 🎤 🎧 Welcome to the Moms Who Create Podcast, a show that celebrates the incredible moms who are pursuing their creative passions. Join your host, Kelli Heil, as she interviews accomplished and talented moms who have made their creative dreams a reality, including writers, artists, musicians, and entrepreneurs.

With insightful conversations and practical tips, Kelli and her guests show how it's possible to balance the demands of motherhood with creative pursuits. Hear stories from New York Times bestselling authors and self-published first-time authors alike, and discover how they've successfully found a way to do what they love while raising their families.

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