We Built An Amazing FREE Podcast App!
Podcasts, Apps and Customer Service!
Lockdown for some has definitely been a stalling factor which has halted many projects. But at Oliver Wild you know we like to have many pies spinning around on many plates! So this weeks blog is to highlight a very exciting project that my business partner Alex Austin (who is over in Canada) and I have successfully launched during these tough times.
For the past few years I've been a podcaster that's put out nearly 200 hours of audio and video content through my brand Grief Burrito. It's a weird name I know and it's suits a very weird show covering gaming and movies each week while interviewing the wonderful creators that bring them to life. But away from my show that's not what I'm here to talk about.
While puzzling over podcasting, advertising and the way that creators are forced to monetize their content using what is called "Distraction Marketing" (think YouTube forcing adverts down your eyestalks every 10mins) I knew that I could come up with a better way. That would prioritize the listener experience while simultaneously allowing the creators we admire to actually be able to make a living from the content they work so damn hard to make.
CephaloPod was born from those thoughts, a completely self contained app that runs as not only a Podcast Aggregator where you can listen to all your favourite shows for FREE but you can also switch seamlessly between Audio and Video versions of the podcasts where available. I wanted to keep it a clean app, make it feel great with UI/UX to use. You can subscribe, you can share your favourite episodes to social media, you can build your own playlists for the week and most importantly... you can purchase bonus and premium content to help fund the shows you love. And, we've got even more features coming soon that is going to make this app even better with even more avenues for creators to monetize their amazing content.
It would mean the world to me if you could download the app, have a play at listening to some podcasts and most of all review the app! It's super hard to build reviews as a new app developer so I'd be super grateful if you can help us.
Our aim now is to replace iTunes & Spotify as peoples predominant podcast listening app as they do nothing to support their regular creators. Unless you're a celebrity with millions of downloads earning them money from the 1950's style outdated distraction marketing they don't want to know. And that's a shame because there are some genuinely amazing small shows out there!
I really hope you like the app and please remember to rate it for me :)