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Podwrecked is about exploring the ebb and flow of the podcast industry. Join your hosts Tim Brien (@kdoi_podcasting) and Kyle Bondo (@merchantsofdirt) as they navigate the uncharted dangers of podcast news and guide you through the wasteland of podcast failure to safer harbors. What you learn could save your podcast!

Nov 24, 2018

Ep.3 - To Pay or Not to Pay for Podcasts

Tim and Kyle talk about what podcasting from a "walled garden" model really means to indy podcasters and how subscription model podcasting could mean for the future of podcasting.

Episode at a Glance:

  • What does it mean if podcasts can only be listened to via a paywall subscription?

What did we learn?

  • Exclusive content will go the Netflix route
  • That content will be highly targeted
  • People are tired of having to navigate multiple paid content providers

Additional Reading:

Trend Forecaster:

  • #1 -- Amazon will jump into the podcasting space in 2019.
  • #2 -- Companies that invest in podcasting content creation will own the space in 2019.
  • #3 -- During the year of 2019 there will be a 10x increase in podcasts -- especially audio dramas -- that become a TV Shows. 

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