79 episodes

The podcast about how publishers create, distribute, and monetize digital content.

The Business of Content Simon Owens, tech and media journalist

    • Tech News
    • 4.8, 14 Ratings

The podcast about how publishers create, distribute, and monetize digital content.

    How a pencil artist generated millions of views on YouTube

    How a pencil artist generated millions of views on YouTube

    I recently interviewed artist Jono Dry about how he built his following and in what ways he’s been able to leverage that following to advance his career.

    • 28 min
    A local media company built on email newsletters

    A local media company built on email newsletters

    I recently interviewed co-founder Ryan Johnston about how 6AM City operates and whether he thinks his company is producing quality local news.

    • 38 min
    Monetizing a political newsletter during an election year

    Monetizing a political newsletter during an election year

    Ben Cohen isn’t the world’s biggest fan of Facebook. The founder of a political news website called The Daily Banter, Ben worked hard to build up his reach on Facebook, and for a few years he made a decent living selling advertising against his content.

    • 33 min
    She built three successful media ventures from the ground up

    She built three successful media ventures from the ground up

    I interviewed an entrepreneur who helped build several media ventures, some of which scaled to millions of dollars in annual revenue.

    • 39 min
    How the site Amazing Ribs amassed 15,000 paying subscribers

    How the site Amazing Ribs amassed 15,000 paying subscribers

    I recently interviewed Meathead about writing for AOL when it was the biggest game in town, running the third most popular wine magazine, and stumbling into a website venture that made him one of the most famous people within the barbecue scene.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Why every comedian hosts a podcast

    Why every comedian hosts a podcast

    I interviewed Joel Byars, a standup comedian, about how comedians market themselves in this golden age of standup comedy and asked him why he decided to self-produce his own comedy special.

    • 33 min

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