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How to Maximize Streaming Revenue and Creator Power — Lessons from a Digital Native and a Media Maven

At an age when most are consumed with after-school activities, 17-year-old Braden Blacker is consumed with generating a billion-views a month. The entrepreneurial high schooler is disrupting the creator marketing industry, helping manage staggering monthly viewership for top influencers like The Botez Sisters and Sketch, across platforms like YouTube and Twitch. Listen to Braden to […]

Navigating CTV and Thriving with AI – POVs from the Pundits

Can AI revolutionize media without sacrificing creativity and jobs? My latest episode was recorded spontaneously at the Streaming Media Conference in New York, starting with media cartographer Evan Shapiro to explain and caution us about the current media landscape, especially regarding connected TV challenges. Evan, who helmed and shaped the conference, walks the innovation talk, […]

Triton Digital CEO John Rosso on Epi 20

Triton Digital CEO John Rosso on Navigating Today’s Audio Waves

To learn about how audio and advertising is evolving — in an enjoyable way — there’s really no one better to hear from than John Rosso. While I’ll forever be grateful that perhaps helping him pivot to avoid a close encounter with potato salad (you’ll just have to listen to understand) led me to work […]

Epi 19 with Angie Hicks of Angi

Angie Hicks of Angi: Mastering the Art of Home – and Brand – Improvement

Hear from the Angie behind Angi – the home services powerhouse formerly known as Angie’s List. Imagine being a shy recent college grad and launching a service business — by knocking on doors…. Now imagine evolving it into an international corporation. Angie Hicks describes this remarkable entrepreneurial story – and why she is encouraging others […]

Podcasting Evolutions: Pivots in AI, AdTech and Monetization

Some of podcasting’s pros shared what’s new in the industry that’s making life easier for creators, advertisers and fans! While at Podcast Movement Evolutions in Los Angeles, I spoke with Justine Benjamin of AdsWizz/Simplecast, Todd Cochrane of Blubrry Podcasting, and Sam Sethi – who I know and love from his own co-hosting of PodNews Weekly […]

Best of: Holistic Podcasting per Sounds Profitable, Signal Hill and Audacy

Another Podcast Movement show is coming up — the “Evolutions” version, out of Los Angeles, with a focus on creators. I’ll be sharing some takeaways from that conference in an upcoming episode. But in the meantime, here’s a repeat episode to get you in the mood, with still highly valuable info gathered in June ’23 […]