Spotify’s Podcast Aggregation Play

Spotify is making a major move into podcasts, where it appears to have clear designs to be the sort of Aggregator it cannot be when it comes to music.

Podcasts, Analytics, and Centralization

The answer to podcast monetization is not analytics: it it true centralization, and it seems unlikely that Apple has it in them.

The Future of Podcasting

Podcasting is stuck between the open model of the past and the push for monetization in the future. Might there be a third way that actually benefits publishers?