Never Not Funny Producer Explains the Shift to Ad-Supported Model

This year, Jimmy Pardo’s pioneering comedy podcast Never Not Funny made the move back to free downloads, after being subscription-only since 2008. That became possible thanks to The Midroll’s ability to match advertisers with the show. After Jimmy spent many years carving out a sustainable niche as a subscription podcast, I was interested in learning what motivated Never Not Funny’s shift to an ad-supported model. I recently talked with the show’s producer, Matt Belknap, to…

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Reach the Top Comedy Podcast Listeners with the Midroll

Comedy podcast listeners are amongst the most loyal and engaged. Midroll advertisers can reach fans of 29 of the top 100 comedy podcasts in the iTunes charts. This esteemed group includes well-loved Earwolf shows like Comedy Bang! Bang!, How Did this Get Made? and Who Charted along with popular favorites like WTF with Marc Maron and Doug Loves Movies. Plus, new shows like The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project and U Talkin’ U2 to Me?…

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We Say Hello to Talk Nerdy and Turning This Car Around

The Midroll is glad to announce the addition of two more great podcasts. On Talk Nerdy host Cara Santa Maria sits down with interesting people who may or may not be on your radar, but should be. She is a science educator, television host and journalist who engages her guests in candid conversations on topics like science, politics, religion and more. Three dads discuss the ups and downs of parenthood on Turning This Car Around.…

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Indie Wrestler Colt Cabana: Podcast Advertisers Are “Smarter”

Colt Cabana may be professional wrestling’s best kept secret–as his website proclaims–but not on his account. The two-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion connects with fans from around the world on his weekly podcast, The Art of Wrestling with Colt Cabana. I recently talked with Cabana to learn more about his show and why he’s a fan of podcast advertising. He explained that The Art of Wrestling is based on his life as a professional wrestler,…

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The Midroll Welcomes The AskPat Podcast

Pat Flynn is the “crash test dummy of online business” and host of the business category-leading Smart Passive Income Podcast. He wanted to break new ground to help educate and empower the next generation of digital entrepreneurs. The result is the daily AskPat Podcast. Each episode is anchored by a listener-submitted question which Pat answers in his unique, authentic style, calling on his insight and experience creating and growing successful online businesses. Contact the Midroll…

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