An interview with former Anchor co-founder and CEO Michael Mignano about podcasts, Anchor, Spotify, standards, and recommendation media.
The original definition of Aggregation Theory emphasized the importance of commoditized supply; that makes Spotify more of an Aggregator than Netflix
Spotify’s investor day may not have convinced Wall Street, but the company provided compelling evidence its approach was working.
An interview with Coda founder Shishir Mehrotra about documents, go-to-market, and competing with Microsoft, plus bundling, Spotify, and Passport.
Google and Spotify’s deal is light on details, but it’s clear who the big winners are.
Substack launched an app, which isn’t a surprise given their VC model, but which portends change all the same.
More on Shopify’s Evolution, including the waning opportunities for niche businesses. Then Spotify builds out their tiered advertising strategy.
Foillow-up on Digital Advertising in 2022, plus Monday’s Daily Update about Spotify.
Lessons from Spotify’s recent controversy, both for other tech executives, and also for the Spotify’s long run profitability.
Why there aren’t any new podcasts in the top 10, and why the podcast market looks like websites and YouTube. Plus, why Spotify’s approach benefits most, for now.