187 Acquisitions, Social Audio and Receipts

So many acquisitions! And this time we get in the game with acquiring Auxbus, chatting about Quilt, Spotify takedowns and patents, Vurbl, podcaster in the news, updates on the Google block tag, and Apple Podcasts podcasting strategy plus download stats, this time geographic and user agent!

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Quick Episode Summary

  • :13 Intro
  • 2:19 PROMO 1: Living a Life in Full
  • 2:56 Rob and Elsie Convo!
  • An update on Super Bowl advertising numbers. Woah.
  • Feedback for speaking truth and a goat zoom call service!
  • We purchased AuxBus, yahoo!
  • iHeart has acquired Triton from Scripps
  • And goodness, MORE Acast acquired RadioPublic
  • Quilt! Another audio community
  • Spotify was sending out some notifications of podcasts that were removed for content takedowns
  • And Spotify there was a story going around about a Spotify patent that would allow them to suggest audio content based on your mood
  • 18:50 Audio feedback from Moxie, so let’s talk about Vurbl
  • Where have you been? Congrats to Kimberly Sumpter
  • 27:00 PROMO 2: Sneaky Art Podcast
  • eCamm Call Recorder is going away! And what we are doing to adjust
  • More numbering questions
  • Why would you want to add the Google block tag to your feed? We got an answer!
  • Ad insertion tool feedback
  • Podcasts on Amazon Music are now available in Canada
  • Why did you leave us segment
  • Remember when we first talked about Apple Podcasts and their possible strategy for creating podcasts?
  • Followed up by covering what has just been announced about Apple Podcasts and their podcasting strategy
  • 45:56 PROMO 3: Weird Darkness
  • Advanced stats! Geographic and user agent
  • Where have we been?
  • Where are we going: PODFEST!

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