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Welcome to another week of PM updates!
We're pumped to announce the first round of sessions and speakers for PM22 this August. A special entrepreneurial duo (*nudge nudge see above*) just might be returning to the stage.
Before we dive in: Prices are going up tonight at midnight. Be sure to register before then to attend PM22 at the lowest possible cost. See below for more!
Let's get into it.
PM EVENT NEWS
PM22 Sessions and Speakers
Every year at Podcast Movement, we have some of the biggest and brightest minds in podcasting share their expertise on a variety of topics – and this year is no different!
Last week, we announced our first Keynote Speaker: Phoebe Judge of Criminal. We'll share more about our keynote talks next week, but today is all about breakout sessions and panels. This first round covers everything from monetization to the power of live audiences.
Can you make more money with baked-in ads or DAI? presented by Thomas Mancusi of Audioboom
Tech Producer 101 presented by Jay Wujun Yow of The James Altucher Show
How to build your own podcast discovery engine with Twitter and email presented by Jay Clouse of Creative Elements
The Impact of Creating Mission-Driven Content Focused on Mental Health presented by Jessica Cordova Kramer, Stephanie Wittels Wachs, and Zak Williams of Lemonada Media
Twenty Thousand Hertz: How The Sausage Gets Made presented by Dallas Taylor and Casey Emmerling of Twenty Thousand Hertz
Dramatic Strategy: Finding the Best Way to Tell Your Story presented by Faith McQuinn of Observer Pictures
Uniquely tapping into Latino audiences presented by Jose Manuel De Urquidi of Juan Diego Network
Where are the podcast critics? presented by Rebecca Lavoie of Partners in Crime Media, Lauren Passell of Tink Media, Arielle Nissenblatt of EarBuds Podcast Collective, and Imran Ahmed of Great Pods
Podcasting in Front of A Live Audience – Why it Matters? presented by Deborah Pardes of Swell Audio
How An Independent Podcaster Took Their First Season To Streaming TV presented by Robert Riggs of Riggs Media, LLC
Stay tuned next week for round two, and check out our growing list of speakers who we've already announced as taking part in the event!
Mark Cuban returns to the Podcast Movement Stage
We're excited to once again welcome Dallas native Mark Cuban to the PM stage, alongside Fireside co-founder Falon Fatemi.
Join Cuban and Fatemi as Fireside Presents: The Power of Web3 and Metaverse: The Future of Podcasting, Media, and Entertainment.
Thanks to Fireside for partnering with us to bring you this session, and stay tuned next week for more information on guests who will be joining them at PM22!
Join Us for PM 2022 This Summer
Prices for PM22 increase TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT
If you're not yet signed up to join over 3,000 podcasters and professionals from around the world this summer, what are you waiting for? Register before midnight for the best deal!
Podcast Movement 2022 features hundreds of educational sessions spread across carefully curated tracks, amazing expo halls to discover the latest podcasting tools and technologies, and of course the best networking events and parties in podcasting!
Book your PM22 Hotel Now!
Podcast Movement has negotiated a special discounted rate at our host hotel (which is also where the event takes place), but the number of rooms available is limited.
Each year our rooms sell out, and attendees have to book off-site. Don't miss out on your chance to stay where all the action is at PM22!
PODCAST MOVEMENT UNIVERSITY
EarBuds Podcast Collective founder and Squadcast Community Manager, Arielle Nissenblatt, joined us last week for a live presentation on the benefits of social media for marketing your podcast. Arielle covered the dos and don'ts of social media for podcasts, which platforms to target, and so much more! Watch the full recording here.
This week, our PM community members really delivered. Shoutout to The Fallout Lounge for uncovering the real challenges of podcasting. So brave! The praise truly is inevitable.
Want to be in the spotlight? Join us on Twitter to share your perspective.
PODMOV DAILY: INDUSTRY NEWS FOR CREATORS
Spotify Buys an AI Voice Simulation Startup – Is video unnecessary or essential? It’s both; Pride Month podcasting events; “How to Be a Good Podcast Guest” is tomorrow
Taking a New AI Podcast Discovery App for a Spin – Podnews and the mystery of Spotify's X,Y, and Z; Smart Audio Report 2022 presentation tomorrow; “How to Use Music in Podcasting” this Saturday
Speed Listening is Polarizing. Is It Really a Lifestyle? – Spotify's plans for ads in audiobooks; Seven new teams in the Google Podcasts Creator Program
We've covered everything for this week! Don't forget to register for PM22 before midnight tonight for the best deal. We're back to our regular schedule, so we'll see you next week for more special announcements.
The Podcast Movement Team