How Many Podcasts are There Compared to Other Types of Media?

Erik Jones
6 min readMay 31, 2019

An unwritten rule of writing about the podcast industry is that you must mention the amount of podcasts there are as often as possible. I’ve been guilty of it and it’s hard not to do because as we speak there are over 750,000 podcasts sitting right there in your phone waiting to be downloaded (see, there I go again!).

Part of the obsession of talking about it might be because podcasts are one of the few types of media that we have been able to witness in real time go from a small, semi-knowable industry, to one that is larger…

Erik Jones

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