We at Spreaker are on a constant mission to better the stats we offer – giving users the tools to maximize their podcasting success. Increasing the insight we offer via statistics and analytics is one of our main goals, and in particular, we love doing it via a combination of your feedback and industry innovations. Inspired recently by what Dan Misener, Head of Audience Development at Pacific Content, wrote here, we’ve been working to create our ‘Listening Evolution’ stats, which we’re pleased to announce are now available in your podcast’s statistics page.
As a Spreaker user we imagine that you’re already familiar with the Studio and what languages it speaks – but let us give you a quick run-through anyway.
Spreaker Studio is a digital podcast platform, which allows users to record, live stream, and manage all aspects of their podcasts from one handy platform. It’s the simple way for podcasters of any level to get broadcasting from their own home without the need for lots of equipment.
The Studio can be used on iOS and Android and up until now, has been available in English, Spanish and Italian, but, as of today, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of Spreaker Studio in Brazilian Portuguese.
With iOS 12, Siri became more than just a voice assistant, it became your virtual mind reader, with the ability to recommend you things you should, or usually do, at particular times.
Siri now has the power to automatically identify your common tasks, location or calendar events and will tell you whether you should be somewhere or doing something.
Also, it suggests specific apps for specific situations, via its visual interface when you access Spotlight search or with the lock screen – meaning that you can repeat actions quickly and easily.
But of course, the changes don’t stop here!
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.
Get straight to the point, and straight to the podcasts. We’re adding a new feature that will have you listening to your favorite and most listened to podcasts in no time at all. Introducing the new Spreaker Podcast Radio home screen widget.
Your tried and true podcasts will be clearly laid out for you and each will be readily accessible with just a tap, right from your home screen. It’ll save you swipes and time, especially when you’re multitasking between your workout, emails, and instant messages. An improved and personalized listening experience lets you keep your flow as you go through all your to do’s, without missing a beat.
(Updated September 2019)
Velvet ropes are seductive. We all want to be in on the mystery, to be one of the few to enjoy what’s behind them. Their very appeal lies in their exclusivity; not everyone gets to go back there. And it’s an ingenious, while simple, marketing tactic that both rewards current fans and clients and draws new ones in.
But how can you apply exclusivity to your podcast when it’s public and accessible to everyone?
Spreaker is offering a solution that allows you to share your episodes with a few select listeners: introducing Private Episode Sharing (and from September 2019 also Private Podcast Sharing)!
And it’s a feature that can serve you both in front of and behind the scenes. Here’s how you can use private episode sharing to excite listeners and improve the podcasting process.