Make Podcast Ads Work for You: Design Your Best Campaign, Part 1

Designing your best podcast advertising campaign requires just seven easy steps for success. Today we’ll share the first three. Come back tomorrow for the next four. Step One: Set Your Objectives Success requires a goal, an objective, a destination. Podcast advertising success depends on defining what you want to accomplish. For most Direct Response advertisers, sales is the top objective. But success depends heavily on your sales funnel. Think about what that path to sale…

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Make Podcast Ads Work for You: 5 Reasons Why Podcasts Work

Podcasting is barely more than a decade old, but the medium continues to make headlines because it connects audiences with deeply creative, charismatic and entertaining talent like no other medium. Because we at Midroll have launched more podcast ad campaigns than any other company we’ve learned why podcast ads work so well. In this series of posts we’ll share these insights, so you can make podcast ads work for your brand or product. To start…

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Listener Loyalty Pays Off for Podcasts & Advertisers

We just published our latest podcast listener survey report, and this time around we have some insight on the loyalty of podcast fans. Between Feb. 2 and Oct. 4, 2017 we asked 151,502 listeners of 205 shows on the Midroll roster to tell us about themselves, their listening habits, how they spend their money, and more. We also asked them if they would recommend the podcast that asked them to take the survey, using a…

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Effective Podcast Ads Help Drive More Brand Business

Podcasts have been long associated with the direct response advertisers who first invested in the medium and helped prove it out. You may be surprised to learn, then, that brand campaigns now constitute half of Midroll’s podcast ad revenue in 2018, splitting the total evenly with direct response campaigns. That’s according to Korri Kolesa, SVP of Sales and Partnerships, who revealed this fact during a webinar co-presented with RAIN News on September 13, “The Power…

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Learn from Midroll Staff, Producers & Talent at Podcast Movement 2018

Podcast Movement has become the biggest conference in the podcasting industry, attracting a pod-pourri of hosts, producers and industry folks – as well as the next generation of podcasters – for three days of skill-sharing, learning and networking. If you’re heading to Philly next week for the show be sure to catch sessions featuring Midroll staff, along with producers and hosts from many great shows on the Midroll roster. Don’t miss the opportunity to get…

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