|Welcome to the October edition of Team Talk with all the latest news from the Sport Social Podcast Network.
|It’s been a big month for the Sport Social Podcast Network with several new senior hires joining the team. Michael Holt has joined as Director of Commercial Partnerships and will be helping our podcasters get the very best deals for advertising and sponsorship whilst Stefan Doyle joins as our new Head of Sport Social and will continue to develop all elements of our customer service and platforms.
You can read more about the hires here
Are you “On-Trend” with a Shorter Podcast?
It’s official. Podcast episodes are getting shorter. A new report from Rephonic has revealed that shows over one hour in length are getting less and less common whilst the average length of a podcast in now only 36 mins long. The research also showed that the “most successful” shows release a new 37 minute podcast every 5.3 days. Read more here.
Beef and George join the Team
We’re delighted to welcome two brand new big name podcasts from Crowd Network to the Sport Social Podcast Network. Beef’s Golf Club (hosted by Andrew Beef Johnson and John Robins) and George Groves Boxing Club with former World Champion boxer George Groves. Welcome to the team! Explore more.
What does the BBC’s axing of the Football Classifieds say about Sport Audio?
Now that the tabloid fuelled anger around the axing of the Football Classified has died down, our Director of Sport, Jim Salveson takes a look at the decision and what the move says about the ever-changing world of sports audio and the future of sport podcasting. Read here
Twitter Podcasts are Here
If you’ve seen the news about Twitter’s first steps into the podcasting space you are no doubt asking “what’s it all about” and “how can I get involved”. On the latest episode of Voiceworks: Sound Business Jim Salveson speaks to podcast expert Adam Bowie about his experiences with the new platform and what the social media giant’s plans may be for the future. Listen here