Igloo Software Highlights Their Podcast Ads in Q1 Report

Igloo Software offers what they call “an intranet you’ll actually like.” And to let everyone know how the first quarter of 2014 went for the company, they put together a graphic and fun “quarterly report you’ll actually like”. It highlights both typical business stats–like 239% sales growth–and more lighthearted metrics–like the 6,144 cups of coffee consumed in Q1. Igloo also gives a shout-out to some of their favorite podcasts, which the company also advertises on.…

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11 of Rolling Stone’s 20 Best Comedy Podcasts Are on the Midroll Roster

Rolling Stone writer Matthew Love just compiled his list of The 20 Best Comedy Podcasts Right Now, and we’re proud to say that 11 of them are on the Midroll roster. Big congrats go to WTF, which earned the #1 spot, and Comedy Bang! Bang!, which comes in at #2. Of course, we know these are great shows, but it sure is nice to hear it from Rolling Stone, too. Here’s all of our shows…

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Alex Blumberg Proposes a New Model for Sustaining Podcast Journalism

“To be successful in journalism you have to have some entrepreneurial instincts.” That’s what public radio producer Alex Blumberg tells Jeff Ullrich in episode #57 of The Wolf Den podcast. Alex is a long-standing producer for This American Life and the co-founder of the NPR podcast and radio program Planet Money. He and his co-producer Adam Davidson applied those entrepreneurial instincts at Planet Money when they launched a wildly successful Kickstarter to make a t-shirt…

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Slate Debuts The Gist with Mike Pesca – It’s Good News for Podcasting

On Monday Slate Magazine debuted its newest podcast, The Gist with Mike Pesca. The host left his high-profile position as NPR sports correspondent earlier this year to join Slate. Next week the company will premiere its second new podcast, Money, hosted by former Reuters financial blogger Felix Salmon. Slate’s investment in podcasting is good news for the medium. In particular it’s exciting to see Slate attract strong talent like Pesca and Salmon to host these…

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