Look Sharp: Better Replacement Images

Most podcasts have pretty good “album art” images…as with mobile apps, it’s the first impression and the way they often get discovered. Unfortunately, some don’t. In some cases, they never created an image in the first place. In other cases, they stuck with the default branding of their publishing system. And sometimes, they only check…

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A New Look for Episodes and Series

I finally made a much-needed renovation to the episodes and series design recently (as you may have noticed, both types of page are driven by the same underlying template, so it’s really a change to both at the same time). How is this different? Overall, a cleaner look which emphasises the main series or episode…

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Keep Them Coming: 100+ New Channels on Player FM

As of today, Player FM has 230 curated channels on the site. Since the last content update a month back, the research team has continued to dig deep and found fresh audio content on 106 new niche topics. We’ve added language learning channels (English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish), about a dozen new “fandom” channels themed…

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A Better Mobile Experience for Podcast Streaming

Mobile matters for podcasts. To borrow from a recent tweet, “hearing is a mobile sense. You can listen while doing other things. That’s why Player FM is so cool: surfacing cool audio content”. For that reason, it’s important people can keep Player FM in their pocket, whether they’re on the move or even just moving…

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