Year in Review – Predictions for 2016 for Podcasting – PHD071



Predictions from Last year:

Second Podcast movement – Less “Entrepreneur” focused – SORT OF
NMX/NAB – Best podcast event ever! – Was good, but the best? Might have been the last one 🙁

I will release “The NO BS Guide to Podcasting” in March and it will reach #1 on Amazon for Podcasting. (yes, bold and wishful thinking!) – BONK! nope…

I will Produce 50 episodes of Podcast Help Desk in 2015. (Leaving myself room to skip a couple but maybe even 52) – Nope… 37
This will be the year of the Story-telling podcast copy-cat. Like 2014 was the year of the Entrepreneur podcast. – Sort of
At least one popular Entrepreneur podcast will pod-fade (likely 100’s of copy-cats as well) – Several have pod faded, not sure about any major ones
Soundcloud will be sold and their Podcasting “Beta” program will be turned off. – Not yet, but we still have a few days left in 2015
Google will announce that Feedburner is going away in 2016 – not yet
Google will announce a Podcast listening app and directory for Android. (Crossing my fingers) – DING DING DING! Google Play
At least one “podcasting company” will shut down unexpectedly. (Not much of a stretch because it happens at least once every year) – We have had several shut down
In April, I will celebrate my 10 year anniversary in podcasting (Not sure of exact date) – Ding ding ding ( April 2015 was my 10 year anniversary in podcasting)

 

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Predictions for 2016 in Podcasting

 

Soundcloud will no longer be a podcast media host
There will be at least one new podcast media host
There will be at least one new podcast media host go out of business
I will release “The NO BS Guide to Podcasting”. No Really…. I am going to finish it 🙂
Feedburner will still exist all year long.
Podcast Movement will be a big success. (no brainer)
Blab will start charging “something” for service or will start some sort of advertising. (Not talked about in the show)
A major player in the podcasting space (company) will change names / rebrand.
There will be a major Movie announced that features podcasting in the central plot. (not a documentary or independent film)
Howard Stern will still hate podcasting.

 

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Blubrry Tip / News
UPDATE POWERPRESS PLEASE!
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Personal Goals this year.

 

Finish the book
Continue to improve Podcast Help Desk and Geek of the North
Figure out how to get more feedback on the show.

 

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Links from the show:
Using Seasons in your show – PowerPress Podcast

Dave Jackson
Paul Colligan
Daniel J. Lewis
Colin Gray