Being commanded to tweet @firstname.lastname@example.org and #pubchoir and so am doing so. /cc @WeAreBrisbane@twitter.com
Fascinating stats about app installations
Weekends and holidays affect how people listen to the radio. But they’re also the periods when people look for new apps and install them.
This chart shows when new listeners first installed and used the Radioplayer iOS app. The spikes are weekends, the hump is Easter.
Today: where podcasts are downloaded from; Peabody Award winners; les Français; and @email@example.com wants us to stop giving stuff away for free. https://podnews.net/update/podcast-downloads-by-country
Today: @firstname.lastname@example.org launches, but without many popular podcasts. Your podcast is probably already there though. We show how to get past the geo-locked pages, and discover that Australians pay a third less than Americans for some reason. https://podnews.net/update/luminary-launches
How journalism works: listen to the radio for ten minutes and write down what happens. https://www.express.co.uk/celebrity-news/1117091/chris-evans-virgin-radio-breakfast-show-live-blunder-latest-news-updates
Oddly, Luminary charge Australians a third less than folks in the US. And charge Brits 6% more. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1QaSUNodjHl0YVq8ZpZOAnU1BSXkPPkfzIo-LDey4ACg/edit?usp=sharing
Just An Observation: Video didn’t just kill the radio star (which is obviously an article about hockey, because... nope) https://www.bashawstar.com/opinion/just-an-observation-video-didnt-just-kill-the-radio-star/
Are you subscribed (free) to Podnews? ---> https://podnews.net/. It's an excellent daily email containing news and updates from around the podcast industry, and it's run by the incomparable @JamesCridland@twitter.com, Editor of @Podnews@twitter.com, who I hope to have on the show soon! #YEAHOHYEAH
Quite liking @SwootHQ@twitter.com - very clever social proof and integration. No support for Android Auto can't make it my primary app yet, but it's certainly promising.
Today: Crime Junkies gets 18m downloads in two months; @SwootHQ@twitter.com is a social podcast app which we like enough to mention again; almost automatic de-umming with @email@example.com https://podnews.net/update/crime-junkies-downloads
Malaysia - rambly column about music, randomly titled with a Lazy Buggles Headline https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/columnists/on-the-beat/2019/04/21/video-killed-the-radio-star/