Most exciting news from Podcast Movement? Perhaps this from All Access:
A new organization has been formed to advocate for podcasting and podcasters on a global basis. The INTERNATIONAL PODCAST ASSOCIATION (IPA) plans to offer "community support, training, resources, best practices, local events calendars, discounts, news, and industry representation," according to a press release from the organization.
The founding members of the group, hailing from around the world, include "BEN FRANKLIN'S WORLD" creator/host LIZ COVART (BOSTON); PODNEWS founder and ALL ACCESS columnist JAMES CRIDLAND (BRISBANE); PODCAST ENGINEERING SCHOOL founder CHRIS CURRAN (COLORADO SPRINGS); "PODCAST JUNKIES" host and FULLCAST founder HARRY DURAN (LOS ANGELES); attorney and "ENTERTAINMENT LAW UPDATE" host GORDON FIREMARK (LOS ANGELES); HORSE RADIO NETWORK founder GLENN HEBERT (OCALA, FL); "12 MINUTE CONVOS" host ENGEL JONES (TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO); FLINT STONE MEDIA/FLORIDA PODCAST NETWORK/WEDDING BIZ NETWORK's JAIME LAGAGNEUR (BOYNTON BEACH, FL); and "SUNSHINE & POWERCUTS" host HEATHER WELCH (NEW ZEALAND).
Find out more at internationalpodcastassociation.org. And take their short survey!
Podcast Movement is doubling in size next year. The team have announced that Podcast Movement 2020 will be in Dallas TX next August, while a new event, Podcast Movement Evolutions, will be in February in Los Angeles CA.
More from Podcast Movement thanks to Radio Ink highlighting Tom Webster’s keynote: (an even more detailed look at Edison Research’s numbers thanks to Inside Radio)
Webster advised podcasters to do three things:
1) Be where the listeners are because they will encounter your content, not seek it out.
2) Live where they are because they are where they are.
3) Love where they are because they are not going to be corralled anywhere else.
What are you Currently Listening to?
Jay’s Pick: Interesting news story happened last week in the NFL. They announced a partnership with Jay-Z and Roc Nation. But the African-American community thinks Jay-Z sold out. I didn’t see it that way so I investigated and I found some interesting podcasts:
The Breakdown with Shaun King: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-breakdown-with-shaun-king/id1457725100
The Breakfast Club (syndicated iHeartRadio show from NY Power 105.1): https://feeds.megaphone.fm/the-breakfast-club
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