Podcast Subscriptions – What Does That Even Mean Anymore?

Paid podcasts. There are many ways to get paid as a podcaster and now Apple and Spotify are launching their own avenues for podcasters to produce premium content.

Beyond the differences like price setting, cost to the creator etc., all stuff bound to change over time, what does it really mean for your show?

Join Ray Ortega, Dave Jackson, Paul Colligan, Effie Parks, and Bryan Barletta to help figure out what works for your show, in terms of monetization and how you might begin to navigate premium podcasting.

Stories discussed on this Round

Title: Apple and Spotify are ready to take your podcast money

Main Takeaway: Who controls the relationship with the customer?

url: https://www.vulture.com/2021/04/apple-spotify-paid-podcast-subscriptions.html

Title: Apple Podcasts Subscriptions is launched

Main Takeaway: how self promotion and strategic marketing and networking builds an audience 

URL: https://podnews.net/update/apple-podcast-subscriptions-hello

Title:  Why Subscriptions Matter (Eric Nuzum)

Main Takeaway:  If Apple doesn’t give you customer information, how do you move? 

URL: https://audioinsurgent.substack.com/p/why-subscriptions-matter

Title:  The Provenance of Podcasting (Tom Webster)

Main Takeaway: With RSS You Control Your Audience

URL: https://tomwebster.media/archive/the-provenance-of-podcasting/

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