2013 has been a tremendous year in the world of podcasting. So many news worthy stories elevated our cherished medium into the spotlight and in some cases, gave it the coveted label of “Media Trend.”
So much went on, we started with January and put together a podcasting year-in-review using tweets. Click the image to reach the full story under each tweet.
January: New Media Expo Announces The Winners of the 8th Annual Podcast Awards
February: The Podcasters Google+ Community Reaches 1,000 Podcaster Milestone
As of this post, the community is now over 3,000 podcasters.
March: Google Announces the End of Google Reader, Sparks Question About the Fate of FeedBurner
Today: Feedburner is still supported by Google.
April: Jeff Bullas Tweets Out Podcasting Case Study
May: Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Launches Full Court Press to Bust Podcasting Patent
June: Swell App Launches for iOS to Change Online Talk Radio
July: Apple Announces Podcast Milestone - 1 Billion Podcast Subscriptions Through iTunes
August: USA Today Claims “Podcasting is Back”
August: The Podcasters Roundtable Discuss The USA Today Article With Question, Where Did it Go?
September: Stitcher Announces 2014 Integration with Mazda 3, Bringing Podcasting to the Car’s Dashboard
October: EFF Files Lawsuit Against Podcast Patent
December: Stitcher Podcast Awards, Winners To Be Announced December 31
Looking Forward to Next Year
January 4-6: New Media Expo in Las Vegas!
2013 was truly a great year for podcasting and here at Buzzsprout, we’re all excited to see it grow even more in the new year.
If you’d like to add a 2013 news story or milestone to this list, tweet it to us! @buzzsprout.
Have a happy new year, and as always, happy podcasting!