urn:uuid:73d5effc-85a6-534c-8b4b-de0c17a527e0 Topic: Podcasts – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2019 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/favicon/favicon.svg 2019-08-13T12:40:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:3698ea5d-2b92-4805-9b19-73cd82fa2d6d 2019-08-13T12:40:00Z 2019-08-13T12:40:00Z How to block programmatic podcast ads Here is how you can block most programmatically inserted ads, or “dynamic ads”, in your favorite podcasts. No special software required. <p>Here is how you can block programmatically inserted advertisements, or “dynamic ads”, in most podcasts. This method works for podcast delivered through the leading programmatic podcast ad brokers.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/podcast-programmatic-adblock.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:d6ed3b51-1090-402d-a5f1-c6a04cc7015d 2018-09-09T18:18:00Z 2018-09-09T18:18:00Z Flattr launches podcast and YouTube micro-subscriptions Flattr users can now use their subscriptions to contribute to podcasts and YouTube creators. Creators get access to a new recurring revenue stream. <p>Flattr have introduced new tools for recurring micro-subscriptions to support podcast and YouTube creators.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/flattr-micro-subscriptions.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:c34778f3-3da1-40d8-913d-c5c5fa224e74 2018-08-06T12:54:00Z 2018-08-06T12:54:00Z Pocket Casts’ desktop apps are okay I listen to podcasts at my desk, and Pocket Casts’ new desktop apps (based on their web apps) means I don’t need my smartphone to enjoy them comfortably. <p>My favorite podcast app recently took the leap from mobile platforms and the web to the world of making desktop applications for MacOS and Windows. I’ve taken a long hard look at what you’re getting, and why it might not be the most impressive podcast app available for desktop.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/review-pocketcasts-webapps.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:6338c9e3-d59c-4a0a-85f2-f92543330f0a 2018-06-25T11:47:00Z 2018-06-25T11:47:00Z New Google Podcasts app: who needs data portability anyway? The new Google Podcast app doesn’t play well with other podcast apps. It doesn’t support some podcast standards, or importing or exporting subscriptions. <p>Google introduced a new app for podcasts this week called Google Podcasts. Unlike most other podcast apps that are built on open standards; Google focuses on “content discovery” and curation, and a complete lack of interoperability and data portability.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/google-podcasts-data-portability.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:c50db76a-5316-468a-81f8-16c4169934f2 2017-10-17T13:03:00Z 2017-10-17T13:03:00Z Podcasters should embrace programmatic ad insertion Host-read ads can damage trust. Podcasts should either use different people to read their ads or embrace programmatically inserted ads. <p>On the web, few companies are wiling to pay for advertisements that aren’t targeted to their ideal customer – or at the very least a customer in their target market. However, in podcasting, listener targeted ads haven’t been a thing.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/programmatic-podcast-ads.html">Read more …</a></p>