COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb
Blubrry Podcasting, one of the largest podcast hosting companies globally, announced today that it is partnering with an Austin, Texas-based company Stagepass to expand monetization options for its users.
The move will allow users to increase the ways in which they make income from their shows. Blubrry, which supports over 100 thousand podcasters and shows, currently a vast array of services including affiliate, advertising — dynamic advertising insertion — and survey monetization options among its offerings, and can help to provide financial self-sufficiency for its users.
Stagepass (a company that allows podcast hosts and other creatives to increase their income by selling tutorials, retreats, sessions and other experiences) is a marketplace for hosts (creatives) to list experiences for auction to their audiences.
Experiences on Stagepass are constructed by the creative that auctions them and can be in-person, online or over the phone. Experiences listed at Stagepass appeal to audience members who seek deeper engagement with the creatives whose media they consume.
The partnership provides Blubrry users an early-mover advantage in a nascent industry.
“We’re excited to be the first podcast hosting company to partner with Stagepass and jump in with a refreshing new take on monetization,” said MacKenzie Bennett, Marketing Service Coordinator, Blubrry. “Now, more than ever, podcasters need to take risks and think outside the box to impress their audience.”
Blubrry: Blubrry Podcasting provides professional tools and services for the podcast industry, including the largest podcast directory with over 700,000 shows. Founded in 2005, it gives creators the ability to distribute via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn and more. Blubrry provides monetization opportunities and IAB certified compliant podcast statistics, plus managed web hosting using its WordPress plugin providing a turnkey solution.
Stagepass: Stagepass LLC is an experience marketplace for creative people with niche audiences to auction experiences. The company was founded in 2019 and is designed to provide unique experiences to audiences everywhere, encourage closer connection with creatives and their audience, and to empower creatives to earn more by appealing to the community that most enjoys their work. Creatives can register with the site.
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