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Best True Crime Podcasts for May

New True Crime Podcasts in May Each month we review dozens of new podcasts from both independent and large studios. In May, we identified four podcasts we love. Check out Counter Clock, That’s Messed Up, Morbidology and Confronting Columbine.  Delia’s year-long investigation into the infamous Pelley family massacre in Lakeville, Indiana includes never-before-heard interviews from...

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Blog Post: The Business Behind Crime Junkie

Behind the Noise Whether you love it or hate it, Crime Junkie is the largest true-crime podcast in the United States. The pod was launched in December 2017 out of a garage in Indiana by Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat. Each week the duo covers a new case. Love it or hate it, Crime Junkie...

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Podfluence Podcast Reviews: Our Approach

A Podfluence Podcast Review It’s not lost on us that creating a podcast is an immense amount of work. Podfluence itself was an idea that was born out of a failed podcast. Podcasters labor for hours to create great content for listeners across the globe. We understand the effort and work that goes into creating...

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Podfluence Acquires Spotify and Rogan

Podfluence Makes First Acquisition and its a BIG ONE Podfluence, a Boston based podcasting ad-agency, announced today their acquisition of Spotify’s podcasting business. While the details are still being worked out, it is rumored Joe Rogan is part of the deal. “We love Rogan, even though he has never returned our calls”, said co-founder Chris...

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Podfluence: Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) We receive many questions about Podfluence…here is an FAQ List about us for podcast listeners and podcasters:  What is Podfluence?  · Podfluence connects listeners to true crime podcasts. Podfluence delivers curated true crime podcasts to fans. Ever want to find a new true crime podcast but do not know where to...

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What Will Happen in the Podcast Industry in 2021?

2021 will be the year of content acquisition. Netflix, Disney+ and others are about to enter podcasting

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Podfluence Top 10 of 2020

The 2020 Countdown Well, here we are. This long, brutal, weird, year is finally coming to an end. There’s no doubt that 2020 sucked, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t some highlights. We wouldn’t have been able to get through this year if podcasts didn’t allow us the avenue to escape from the real world...

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Podcaster Spotlight: Naama Kates of Incel

Naama Kates of Incel We were late to the party, but Incel has quickly become one of the more fascinating listens in our podcast lineup. It takes a very special person to take on such a complex topic. But that’s exactly what host Naama Kates is! We recently connected with Naama to learn more about...

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Podcaster Spotlight: CrawlSpace Media

CrawlSpace Media The year 2013 had some very interesting highlights. Dennis Rodman kicked it in North Korea, House of Cards won an Emmy, Lance Armstrong admitted he was a cheater, and Tim and Lance began their extensive journey to explore the case of Maura Murray. Maura Murray was a 21-year-old college student who went missing...

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Pondering Podcast Reviews

As a podcaster, a review can either make your day or put you in a crappy mood. Check out an article by Adam at UK True Crime about how to handle and take the reviews..

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Why Are Women So Interested in True Crime?

Adam from UK True Crime explores the demographics behind True Crime listeners. Women dominate the market.

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Interview with podcaster Esther Ludlow

Check out MurderMurder news with Once Upon a Crime's Esther Ludlow

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True Crime Podcasts Trends in 2020

We took a look at true crime podcast downloads over the past three months across the Top 100 podcasts. Some shows were able to stay on top while others were left behind. Check out what trends we saw, and what we expect in Q2.

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What Makes a Podcast Sponsorable

If you have a podcast, you have a business. Like any business, you likely want to make money. The easiest way to make money is through ads. Check out a great article with our friends at Cabana, the ad management company behind Crime Junkie. What makes a podcast sponsorable?

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How to grow your audience

Check out interview with the rapidly growing podcast, "Going West". We sat down with Daphne and to learn more about how they grow. We discuss different strategies to gain and retain listeners

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Stay Updated with New Shows & News

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Who is Podfluence and What Do We Do?

In 2019 Apple dropped some groundbreaking podcast statistics. Listeners always knew there was an abundance of podcasts available, but when you tie some concrete numbers to that volume, it can become a bit overwhelming and exciting. In Q4 of 2019 the Apple Podcast directory broke the 750,000 podcasts. Multiply that by how many episodes exist,...

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