Jan 25 • 39M

Sam Sethi on Why Value for Value is the Future for Podcast Monetization

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Today it’s my pleasure to welcome Sam Sethi to the show.

Sam is the CEO of Podfans, a soon-to-be-released marketplace where listeners can both discover and support the shows they love. He is also the owner and managing director of River Radio, a podcast-first 24/7 digital radio platform based in the UK, and the host of Sam Talks Tech podcast, as well as the co-host and editor of Podnews Weekly with James Cridland.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Sam's vocal advocacy for the value for value system of supporting podcasters financially

  • the variable model of payment that Spotify needs to get into

  • why more media outlets will take on the podcast-first approach to content

  • why sponsorships and advertising will continue to decrease when it comes to monetizing podcasting

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