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Pod-Alization: Spotify Stumbles; YouTube “Hearts” Podcasts; Conan & WTF Change “Teams”

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Spotify slips on its own banana

Shooting yourself in the foot is a well-used aphorism for self-inflicted wounds. Spotify scored a gold medal last week for screw-ups. First, Spotify added advertising banners to many podcasts on Saturday for Wild Turkey, a bourbon whiskey. This ad included an “order now” button and was…




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Frank Racioppi

Frank Racioppi

I am a South Jersey-based writer who manages Podcast Reports on Blogger and have a book available on Amazon about podcasts and podcasting called “Ear Worthy.”

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