One-third of Americans over 12 listen to podcasts. But just as the business gets booming, are there already too many podcasts? Nicholas Quah , proprietor of Hot Pod Media. He writes, edits and publishes the leading trade newsletter about the podcast industry. Contributing writer to New York Magazine and Vulture, where he covers podcasting. Gretta Cohn , founder of Transmitter Media , a creative podcast company.
How will we know when we’ve hit Peak Podcast? And are we there yet?
Across The Peak Podcast’s tracks
Newspapers around the country have hailed the growing medium of podcast for the past year, often times with features about how local shows were part of the mix. Blubrry, podcast hosting company that claims to have the largest show directory anywhere, reports there were , podcasts as of April And the numbers are growing fast. Blubrry says last summer the rate of new podcasts being created was a staggering 2, per week. Now it says there are about 3, new shows being launched each month. A lot of the new shows are simply chat shows with a few hosts talking or conducting interviews. The format has proven successful for comedian-turned-podcaster Joe Rogan and radio host-turned podcaster Adam Carolla, among others. The Times compares podcasting to the explosion of blogs that occurred at the turn of the century when the low barrier of entry brought a rush of new writers — only to see many fall by the wayside.
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Hey guys, I just wanted to take a quick minute and give you a heads up about my new blog and podcast: Across The Peak. Rich Brown from the American Warrior Show and I have been working on this project for almost six months and it is finally live! The show will run explore a wide range of topics and is intended to make you smarter, safer, and more resilient. We have released the first five episodes and will release a new show every Wednesday. We also have a lot of additional content coming soon, so check it out. Become a Patron! Leaving service after eight years in the U. Marines, Justin continues his involvement with a variety of government agencies to this day. Justin began RevolverGuy.
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