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Not all podcast advertising is created equal, for instance, a new study says 30 seconds is the best length for an ad. However, depending on where the ad is in the show, it could be better to go longer or shorter. There is no solid rule of thumb. And our best practice encourages podcasters to choose wisely when deciding to partner with a sponsor. Mike and Todd chat about some recent changes to Youtube creators and Spotify artists as well. Looking for Advertising for your Podcast?
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- Dan Bongino will no longer be on YouTube
- Jad Abumrad is leaving Radiolab
- Timber, a podcast hosting company, is shutting down. According to Podcasting Sucks with Tanner Campbell.
- Spotify removes Neil Young’s music (at his request). Twitter is full of threads talking about other extremely popular artists on Spotify to take the same action in hopes of Spotify taking it more seriously, such as Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish.
- A study says 30 seconds is the best length for an ad.
- Podinbox launches a monetization feature
Be picky about what you choose to advertise on your podcast.
An advertiser is another representative of yourself and your show. Who you choose to identify with can seem minor but to a certain listener can be a major indicator of something they don’t agree with.
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Question(s) of the Week
Question: Thinking about buying a new microphone! Curious, what aspects do you consider before buying one?
Answer: There are a few things to think about when choosing a microphone.
- Your recording environment.
- Your voice.
- XLR vs USB
Generally speaking, a dynamic microphone is more likely to work for most podcasters.
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