Podcasts continue to matter. Despite podcasts being hard to measure, the rise of smartphones has brought podcast ubiquity with it. Wearables will keep them even closer. So here's our all-new SWMS podcast list for 2019. There's 165 in the updated list. We deleted the defunct ones. Info fresh as of Jan. 24.
Two days ago a subscriber asked us whether we had a current list of podcasts, with pitch contacts and what they were looking for. We didn’t then but we do now. You’ll enjoy perusing our Google Doc with 37 podcasts, iTunes links and enough background to get you started. We color-coded the ones we thought you’d have the best chance of pitching.
With roughly 250,000 podcasts to choose from these days, which are essential? A good Samaritan named Ty Danco this week published a list of 75 startup-related podcasts, assigning them a letter grade and how they rate on iTunes. A director at Techstars in Boston, Ty speaks his mind about the startup sacred.