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Aug 30, 2018

I'm currently in physical therapy for a bum shoulder, and it's causing me to think about physical therapy for podcasting. Podcast Therapy, if you like.

Not just to get better. That's working out. Physical therapy is designed to fix something wrong or injured in the body. I think there are parallels in the podcasting...

Aug 28, 2018

If you think podcast discovery is a problem today, imagine the scale of the problem in 2026 (to pick an arbitrary date).

I don't think the current model employed by Apple is scaleable. And I don't think that the same solutions that work for Amazon, Netflix or Medium are immediately applicable.

Worse, I don't think...

Aug 27, 2018

It's been recently announced that most of the podcasts in Apple Podcasts' directory have "podfaded", meaning the show has stopped releasing new episodes.

But who says that's a bad thing? Sure, most podcasts produce content on an ongoing basis, but that's not a requirement. And sometimes, it's OK to stop...

Aug 23, 2018

Business can engage in the podcast world too. Most just go super-niche, creating content that a hyper-focused audience would be interested in, ignoring everyone else.

But some business -- big and small -- are looking to create their own "blockbuster" podcast, hoping to gain the attention of hundreds of thousands of...

Aug 22, 2018

If there's one thing I'm sure of, it's that changes to podcasting over the next 15 years will cause us to listen to podcasts in a completely different way than we do today. We may not even recognize the action as "listening to a podcast".

You need look no further than the changes simple "AI" devices like Amazon Alexa...