We almost missed this show, which launched in July: an all-new podcast about the “bad behavior within the secretive world of book publishing.”
Podcast network Lemonada Media and Penguin Random House have partnered to launch the Lemonada Book Club podcast.
The show is hosted by Susan Orlean and Hrishikesh Hirway and is a spin-off of the popular show Song Exploder.
Podcasters distributing through Apple Podcasts will be able to make some or all of their content available through paid subscription only.
Tallent, a well-known expert in ebook development and digital publishing, just launched BookSmart.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau published podcast ad metrics guidelines. Measurability of audiences is a problem facing the medium.
Audible debuted Channels, a subscription service of audio programs that’s free to people already paying for Audible membership.
Digital audiobooks are the biggest growth area for the book publishing industry. In 2014, the category grew about 27 percent in terms of units and revenue over 2013.