Press Play on Podcasts: Your Business Magazine Feature

If you’ve been in two minds about whether your brand or business should be joining the world of podcasts, we’ve recently written something that just might convince you once and for all.  For the latest issue of Your Business magazine, we compiled a handy beginner’s guide to podcasting for business.  It covers off exactly who’s listening and what they want to hear, and … Read More

Bengo Media wins South East Business of the Year at the Welsh SME Business Awards 2019

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On Wednesday 30th October, a host of inspiring Welsh SME businesses gathered at a glittering awards ceremony held at the Exchange Hotel in Cardiff to celebrate their successes over the last year. The Welsh SME Business Awards are a celebration of the SME entrepreneurs and thriving businesses that service all industries across Wales, with accolades that include Unique Business of the Year, Growth … Read More

Remote Podcasting in the age of Coronavirus

We don’t actually need be in the same room as you to help you get your podcast off the ground. In fact, we’ve never needed to be. The truth is, that whilst most of us are still adjusting to the unprecedented changes to the way we work, the world of podcasting has remained relatively unaffected.

Case Study: Podcast Editing & Social Media, The Film Festival Doctor

At a Glance Client: The Film Festival Doctor Service: Podcast editing, hosting and social media management The Background The Film Festival Doctor, aka Rebekah Louisa Smith, offers bespoke services that focus upon creating a successful film festival strategy; these include placing films in the best film festivals around the world, finding the right sales agents, and PR and marketing activities … Read More

Bengo Media produce BBC Radio Wales’ official General Election 2019 podcast

We’re really excited to be producing BBC Radio Wales’ official General Election 2019 podcast. Bringing former leaders of the political parties in Wales together, this weekly podcast, presented by former BBC Wales political Editor, Betsan Powys, analyses each week’s events. The panel includes former First Minister and former Leader of Welsh Labour Carwyn Jones AM, former leader of Plaid Cymru Leanne Wood … Read More

Case Study: The ‘Addysg Cymru | Education’ Wales podcast

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At a Glance Client: Welsh Government Podcast: Addysg Cymru | Education Wales No. of Episodes: 2 Language: English & Welsh Launch Date: April 2018 The Client The Welsh Government wanted to help teachers in Wales to get to grip with the complex changes to the school curriculum that will be in place by 2020; changes that will affect the way 33,000 teaching staff across the … Read More

Case Study: ‘Podcast 101’ training for Community Housing Cymru

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At a Glance Client: Community Housing Cymru Service: ‘Podcast 101’ training and consultancy The Background Community Housing Cymru represents all housing associations in Wales. Its members provide traditional as well as specialist social housing for around 10% of the Welsh population. Community Housing Cymru approached Bengo Media to help them create a podcast that would address the issues affecting social housing, … Read More

Five things we learned at the BBC Sounds launch in Wales

Last week, we joined a rabble of journalists, content creators, broadcasters and other audiophiles at the Wales content commissioning launch of BBC Sounds, the new home for audio from across the BBC. Available to download for free from Apple, Google and Amazon app stores, BBC Sounds brings together all of the broadcaster’s live and on demand radio, music and podcasts in … Read More

Will 2019 really be ‘the year of the podcast’?

At the tail end of 2018, the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) published a blog post predicting that 2019 would be “the year of the podcast“. The explosion – they said – would be driven by five things; growth in listenership, technology, brands understanding the podcast space, an increase in podcast promotion, and the monetisation of podcast content.