AB #334 | Podcasting Finally Arrives – iTunes Announces 1 Billion Podcast Subscribers

In this edition of the Affiliate Buzz, hosts James and Arlene Martell talk about a topic that is near and dear to their hearts -- podcasting. After all, the Affiliate Buzz is the longest running podcast dedicated to the affiliate marketing industry.

Podcasting is on the rise, as weekly audio podcast consumption has grown year-over-year. One prime example is Apple's new CarPlay system which looks to turn tens of millions of cars into iPhone accessories.

How Much Has Podcasting Grown Over the Years?

The discussion kicks off with a review of the Canada Marketing Summit, a conference where James spoke to a substantial audience of attendees on the topic of podcasting. Then also go on to answer the following questions:

  • How were early podcasts and web shows recorded?
  • What were podcasts called before iPods existed?
  • How much does podcasting grow each year?

Moving right along, James and Arlene share some statistics that really put things in perspective about how big podcasting has grown. They also discuss some of the more popular places where you can host your own podcast.

Where Is Podcast Going in the Future?

Next James and Arlene discuss the technological gadget nearly everyone owns that can act as a vital tool for both creating and listening to podcasts. During this episode the other things they talk about include:

  • The single feature that makes podcasting so convenient
  • How podcasting stacks up to traditional radio programming
  • The next big thing that people can expect from Apple

James and Arlene wrap up the episode by sharing articles in sources such as Forbes and USA Today to back up the information about what's in store for podcasting in the future. Listen to this entire edition of the Affiliate Buzz now to hear all the information.

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