Podcasting trends in 2020 with James Cridland | Episode 24

In this episode, I talk with James Cridland from Podnews about podcasting trends in 2020. James is a radio futurologist – a writer, consultant and public speaker on radio’s future. He is Managing Editor of podnews.net, a fantastic daily podcast newsletter and podcast that everyone who is interested in podcasting should subscribe to!

In this episode:

  • James’ background and his role in the international podcasting industry
  • Current trends in podcasting in 2020
  • International statistics
  • How audio search will impact podcasting
  • Average downloads for everyday podcasters
  • YouTube and podcasting
  • Ways to syndicate your podcast
  • Trends in podcast sponsorship
  • Niche podcasts


Podnews website – https://podnews.net/
James Cridland website – https://james.cridland.net/
Australian Podcast Ranker
Podcast Academy
The Infinite Dial
ABC Podcast Survey
Reuters Institute
Libsyn The Feed

The Australian Podcasters Collaborative Facebook Group
Podcast VA website
Podcast VA Facebook Page

Lyndal Harris

About the author

Lyndal Harris, Founder of Podcast VA offers podcast editing and production support services making podcasting easier for everyone. We’ll look after the techy stuff for you… All you need to do is record your episode and we’ll do the rest. Ready to start?