Podcasts Seen as a Source of News and Information
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About half of Americans have listened to a podcast in the past year, and most of those listeners come across news content
Following a steady increase in podcast listening over the past decade, podcasts have become a big part of the normal routine – and news diet – of many Americans, especially younger adults.
Roughly half of U.S. adults say they have listened to a podcast in the past year, according to a new Pew Research Center survey, including one-in-five who report listening to podcasts at least a few times a week. Among adults under 30, about a third listen to podcasts with such frequency.
Today’s podcast landscape is a sprawling one, featuring topics from sports and religion to politics and entertainment, and it attracts large numbers of listeners who turn to podcasts for a variety of reasons. Read More
First and foremost, it's important to understand your audience. What do they want to hear? What are their interests? Once you have a good understanding of your target demographic, you can start creating content that appeals to them.
One of the best ways to engage your audience is to tell stories. People love listening to stories, and if you can weave a good tale, they will be hooked. When crafting your story, make sure it has a beginning, middle, and end. You want to keep people engaged from start to finish. Try to make your stories relatable. The more people can relate to your story, the more engaged they will be.
Another great way to engage your audience is through humor. If you can make people laugh, they will be more likely to stick around for the whole podcast. Just be careful not to go too over-the-top with the jokes - you don't want people to get turned off by too much silliness. Read More
Last week at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, RØDE made their biggest product announcement ever.
RØDE is excited to introduce seven new products and product updates that will be launched over the coming weeks. This includes new firmware updates for the industry-leading Wireless GO II and RØDECaster Pro II, groundbreaking new products like the Streamer X, RØDECaster Duo and PodMic USB, and much-anticipated accessories.
The RØDECaster Duo is a compact and incredibly powerful all-in-one audio production solution for podcasting, streaming, music-making and content creation. It offers the same unmatched feature set and peerless versatility as the revolutionary RØDECaster Pro II, including the upcoming compatibility with RØDE Series IV wireless microphones. It features the same high-power quad-core audio engine, Revolution Preamps™, APHEX® audio processing and endless customisability as the RØDECaster Pro II – now in an even more compact and portable form factor. Read More
Sleep meditations created for those who identify as women or anyone who feels called to listen 💗. Can’t sleep? Insomnia? Mind racing with worries and a never-ending to-do list? Tune in to the Sleep Meditation for Women podcast and let these guided meditations help you ease into sleep peacefully. Brought to you by the Women’s Meditation Network and hosted by Katie Krimitsos. Get comfy, press play and let yourself be guided into dreamland.