(Last updated June 17th, 2020). June is Pride Month, a month-long celebration of all things LGBTQ and human and civil rights. So, how can we celebrate the occasion? By highlighting the top 10 most interesting and exciting LGBTQ podcasts and podcasters, those who are committed to standing for LGBTQ rights and highlighting issues that still affect society today.
The countdown has begun to the beginning of the world’s largest and longest running podcast event – the Podcast Movement is happening in just a few days in Philadelphia! From July 23rd to July 26th, all the best podcasters will gather around the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown to discuss the recent podcasting trends and network with other great podcasters. The latest big news is that Edison Research will unveil a new podcasting research, during a keynote on July 24th.
As probably every podcaster already knows, at the end of May, Apple communicated that they will soon require secure podcast feeds as part of publishing podcasts with them.
Personalised podcasting is what we’re about and we’re always looking for new ways to give you podcast fans the most intuitive user experience possible. That’s why we’re pleased to say that one of the most requested features has finally arrived; the ability to see which episodes you’ve already listened to and how many minutes you have left on specific episodes.
For all you podcast bingers out there, this will be the answer to your podcasting prayers! Our interface updates make it clear to see exactly where you were in a podcast series and means you have one less thing to remember, this way you’ll always be on track with your listening schedule.
Heroine podcast is where to tune-in if you want to be inspired by creative and amazing women from all over the world. Sailors to CEOs, artists to authors – there are women from all fields of work and all walks of life. This week we’ve been chatting to its founder and host, Majo Molfino, about how she got into podcasting.
Our #YEPS – Your Epic Podcast Story campaign has kicked off with nurse and advisor on all things cosmetic and aesthetic, Paula Young, who gets things started by sharing with us her epic podcast story! It’s A Young Thing demonstrates that also the more specific podcast topics can gain mainstream popularity with listeners and even get you recognized in unexpected places!
Listening to podcasts is becoming increasingly popular, with more and more people turning to them for their fix of series to binge on. In The Infinite Dial’s latest report, 24% of Americans said that they had listened to a podcast in the last month – a staggering number.
The rising interest in podcasts, is down to a combination of factors: celebrities using them to express their opinions, TV comedy shows being based around the medium and hit podcasts grabbing the attention of the masses. All of this is great news for podcasting, and what better way to reach this new market of listeners than Spotify?
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 have been the runaway hits of 2016 and 2017 and now the Rebel Girls movement has been turned into a podcast – ten amazing adventures read by ten captivating storytellers for inspiring girls (and boys!) everywhere to be their own person and unafraid of being different. We were lucky enough to get the chance to chat with the books’ authors, Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli, about it and what the future holds for Rebel Girls!
Want to finally get the ball rolling on your podcast business? The Podcast Host Academy provides helpful coaching and courses that can help you launch, grow, and earn an income from your content.
We spoke with Colin Gray, founder of The Podcast Host Academy, about podcasting’s latest shift in focus.