Podbean Launches PodAds — The SaaS for Podcast Advertising

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Podbean makes dynamic ad insertion and an advanced advertising management system available to podcasters without cutting ads revenue

NEW YORK, NY (MAY 30, 2019) – Podbean, one of the leading podcast hosting sites, is excited to unveil PodAds, their new SaaS (Software as a Service) for podcast advertising. PodAds simplifies advertising management. Podcasters simply set the start and end date for their ad campaigns, select ad placements (setting which podcasts, episodes, slots and timestamps for ads to run), and upload their ads. PodAds will take care of the rest, saving podcasters time and increasing earning potential. PodAds can even be used to run geo-targeted ads.

PodAds disrupts the traditional podcast advertising service model by offering podcast advertising technology as a Software as a Service (SaaS). Instead of taking a cut of ad revenue, Podbean provides an advanced podcast advertising platform with a flat service fee for use. Podbean will only charge a flat $1 CPM rate for the use of the service, with no setup fees.  Podcasters simply pay as they go, letting them focus on creating great content while PodAds helps automate their ad campaigns.

PodAds is available to Podbean Unlimited Plus and Business plan users immediately, and Podbean plans to expand services to more podcasts in the future. It will be a boon for any podcasters in search of a way to step up their advertising.  To learn more about how the PodAds system works, check out the how-to guide.

Watch the video “how to create a dynamic ad insertion podcast advertising campaign in PodAds“.

Podcasts for the NBA Playoffs

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The NBA playoffs are underway! Are you cheering on the Toronto Raptors or are you Golden State Warriors all the way? Watching the games is one thing, but true fans love digging into the analysis and extending the fun beyond gametime. Podcasts let you listen to your favorite color commentators, get excited or share your woes with fellow fans, and be in the know throughout the playoffs.

We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite NBA podcasts to celebrate the playoffs. You can listen easily by opening up the Podbean podcast app to find the topic “NBA 2019 Playoffs” throughout the playoffs.

If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the app store or the Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most.

NBA 2019 Playoffs: Recommended Podcasts

The Ringer NBA Show

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A daily breakdown of the latest story lines, trends, and important developments in the NBA. We promise to keep the Sixers and Celtics discussion to a reasonable amount … or to at least try.

The Bill Simmons Podcast

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HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons hosts the most downloaded sports podcast of all time, with a rotating crew of celebrities, athletes, and media staples, as well as mainstays like Cousin Sal, Joe House, and a slew of other friends and family members who always happen to be suspiciously available.

The Starters

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The Starters is a daily NBA podcast hosted by J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas that breaks down the league’s biggest games, story lines, and off-court antics.

The Lowe Post

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ESPN’s Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.

The Woj Pod

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Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with The Woj Pod. Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sport – from the commissioner, to general managers, coaches and star players – to bring listeners inside the processes, personas and stories that impact the NBA. Beyond longer sit-down interviews in our New York studios, Woj will deliver real-time podcasts with league personnel built around breaking news.

Open Floor: SI’s NBA Show

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Hosted by Andrew Sharp and Ben Golliver, SI’s Open Floor podcast brings you breakdowns of the biggest news, moves and more from around the NBA.

Dunc’d On Basketball NBA Podcast

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Nate Duncan hosts the most in-depth NBA basketball podcast, featuring detailed game breakdowns, salary cap analysis, and scouting.

HORSE

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On HORSE, we don’t analyze NBA wins and losses. We talk beefs, dig into Internet drama, and have fun. The NBA is now a 365-day league and it’s never been more present in pop culture. From Kevin Durant’s burner accounts to LeBron taking his talents anywhere to trusting the Process, the NBA is becoming a pop culture requirement. At the same time, sports can have gatekeepers that make it insular and frustrating for people who aren’t die hard fans. We’re here to prove that basketball is entertaining to follow for all fans, whether you’re actively watching the games or not. New episodes every other Monday.

The Jump

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Rachel Nichols and a rotating cast of ESPN NBA Insiders and analysts keep tabs on everything around the league.

NBA Hang Time

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Veteran NBA writers Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the latest NBA news, storylines, and more with guests from around the NBA world.

Locked On NBA

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Your daily NBA podcast giving you all the news, updates and analysis in 30 minutes from the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network. Highlighted by the guest Ben Golliver of the Washington Post, Sam Amick of the Athletic, plus Josh Lloyd’s Monday show of local experts on the biggest stories with the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network.

The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix

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Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix provides a weekly window into the world of basketball, from breakdowns of the biggest news and trends to conversations with players and personnel.

 

Podcasts for Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month (also known as Mental Health Month), celebrated in the U.S. since 1949. One in five people will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime. Each year this designated month serves as a special way to educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families.

This year, Mental Health Month continues to focus on the previous year’s theme of #4Mind4Body, but expands to explore the topics of animal companionship, spirituality, humor, work-life balance, recreation and social connections as ways to boost mental health and general wellness. Some of the key messages are:

  • Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and wellbeing, and mental illnesses are common and treatable.
  • A healthy lifestyle can help to prevent the onset or worsening of mental health conditions, as well as chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. It can also help people recover from these conditions.
  • Humor, spirituality, recreation, animal companionship, and work-life balance are important for everyone but may be of special importance to people also living with chronic health conditions and those who care for them.

Podcasts offer insightful stories about mental illness, resources for mental health, and outlets for humor, meditation and balance. Many Podbean listeners (and podcasters) share how much podcasts have helped them with mental health struggles. They might use podcasts to help relax before bed or calm anxiety. Hearing others’ stories helps people dealing with mental illness feel less alone. Podcasters have often found an outlet for creativity and a sense of community through podcasting as well.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ve put together a special topic in the Podbean app and have listed some of our top choices below.

If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the app store or the Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most.

1. Anxiety Slayer with Shann and Ananga

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https://anxietyslayer.podbean.com/

2. Anxiety is Real

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https://anxietyisnormal.podbean.com/

3.  The Depression Files

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https://allevin18.podbean.com/

4. Biblical Counseling Today

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https://biblicalcounselingtoday.podbean.com

5. Working Out The Inside: The Myths, Truths, and Essential Work of Psychotherapy

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https://workingouttheinside.podbean.com/

6. Through the Eyes of a Therapist

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https://throughtheeyesofatherapist.podbean.com/

7.The Radical Therapist

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https://chrishoffmft.podbean.com/

8. MQ Open Mind

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9. The Addictionary Podcast

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http://www.theaddictionarypodcast.com/

10. The Angry Therapist Podcast

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https://theangrytherapist.podbean.com/

11. The Blemished Brain

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12. Happiness Spells 

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https://happinessspells.podbean.com/

13. Bryony Gordon’s Mad World

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14. The Daily Do

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Loved Avengers: Endgame? Recommended Podcasts for Marvel Fans

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Were you first in line to see Avengers: Endgame? Love all things Marvel Comics and never missed a film by Marvel Studios?

As the highest grossing movie of 2019, Avengers: Endgame has many fans…but if you are a true Marvel/Avengers fan, you probably want to continue the fun and fandom. Well, if you can’t get enough of the Avengers and want to know what other fans are thinking or hear the latest Marvel news, we have some awesome podcasts for you.

You’ll find a banner with the full list of Podcasts for Marvel fans in the Podbean app. If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the app store or the Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most.

Recommended Podcasts for Marvel Comics Fans and Anyone Who Loved Avengers: Endgame

The Nerd Room – A Star Wars, Marvel, & DC Podcast

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https://thenerdroom.podbean.com/

This Week in Marvel

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/yqitv-3e80f/This-Week-in-Marvel-Podcast

Marvel Movie News

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/92e3f-2f30b/Marvel-Movie-News-Podcast

Legends of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/ebfsw-4f746/Legends-of-S.H.I.E.L.D.-An-Unofficial-Marvel-Agents-Of-S.H.I.E.L.D.-Fan-Podcast

Inside Marvel: An MCU Podcast

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/i8383-8dba0/Inside-Marvel-An-MCU-Podcast

Level 7 Access: A Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and MCU Podcast

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/xu6j8-4f742/Level-7-Access-A-Marvel%27s-Agents-of-S.H.I.E.L.D.-and-MCU-Podcast

MCU Rewatch

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/n8eaj-82b36/MCU-Rewatch-Podcast

Pop Culture Leftovers

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/xcdji-27b73/Pop-Culture-Leftovers-Podcast

Marvel Cinematic Universe Podcast

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/267ct-3a993/Marvel-Cinematic-Universe-Podcast

That Might Be Cool: The Road to Endgame

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https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/b8cwa-4dfac/That-Might-Be-Cool-The-Road-to-Endgame-Podcast