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.

The PR Power of the Podcast

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Podcasts. You can’t turn around for hearing about them. It’s the word of the moment, on everyone’s lips (and in their ears!). Already 7 million adults in the UK listen to podcasts each week. Listenership keeps building, and those listeners (and potential customers) are both loyal, and eager to learn. And with Google aiming to ‘double global podcast listenership’ within … Read More

Podcasting for business: the good, the bad and the ugly

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That woman in your brainstorming meeting the other day was so right; your company does need a podcast. I’ll leave it to you whether you tell her or not. Podcasting for business is an effective way for brands to communicate their value proposition to an engaged and captive audience. The very nature of podcasting – as an on-demand format – … Read More

9 top tips for getting your podcast heard

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So, you’ve recorded a kick-ass podcast. The first few episodes are finished, and they sound even better than you hoped they would. But though that may have seemed like a lot of work, that was just the beginning.