LONDON — 6 April 2021 — Audioboom announces a strategic partnership with MAPP Media to expand podcast monetization in the UK. MAPP Media will monetize Audioboom’s impression-based inventory, delivering new value through scaled Dynamic Ad Insertion opportunities to a portfolio of more than 8000 podcasts.
Audioboom’s podcasts are downloaded more than 12 million times each month in the UK, and the network publishes some of the UK’s biggest podcasts, including No Such Thing As A Fish, F1: Beyond The Grid, The Cycling Podcast, and Wafflin’.
MAPP Media’s sales platform will deliver revenue through a second window sales model, while Audioboom’s in-house team will continue to focus on the premium model of high engagement, embedded, host reads. The combined strategy will optimize advertising revenue and create maximum value for Audioboom’s original podcasts and production partners.
“Audioboom is the market-leader in premium podcast advertising, and now through our partnership with MAPP Media we can deliver even more value to our podcasters in the UK,” says Stuart Last, Audioboom CEO. “MAPP’s ability to generate scalable revenue will drive value to creators of all sizes, as well as optimizing our rich archives.”
The partnership with MAPP Media will enable Audioboom to further expand its roster of UK based podcasts by providing more robust revenue opportunities to independent producers and key talent.
“With our long running experience in the audio space, Mapp are excited to bring this new opportunity to the forefront of our offering, connecting up the world’s leading brands with some of the biggest podcasts in the UK” says Nathan Warner, MAPP Media Managing Director.
Audioboom is a global leader in podcasting — our shows are downloaded more than 85 million times each month by 25 million unique listeners around the world. Audioboom is ranked as the fourth largest podcast publisher in the US by Triton Digital.
Audioboom’s ad-tech and monetisation platform underpins a scalable content business that provides commercial services for a premium network of 250 top tier podcasts, with key partners including ‘Casefile True Crime’ (US), ‘Morbid’ (US), ‘True Crime Obsessed’ (US), ‘The Morning Toast’ (US), ‘No Such Thing As A Fish’ (UK), and ‘The Missing’ (UK).
The Audioboom Originals Network is a slate of content developed and produced by Audioboom including ‘Baby Mamas No Dramas’, ‘Covert’, ‘It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey’, ‘Mafia’, ‘Huddled Masses’ and ‘What Makes A Killer’.
Audioboom operates internationally, with operations and global partnerships across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit audioboom.com.
About Mapp Media
Mapp Media represents the World’s leading Entertainment Platforms & Creators spanning Music, Podcasts, Stories and Gaming. Our portfolio offers brands engaging formats across audio, video & display as well as unique & integrated custom solutions. Powered by 1st party data & content targeting, Mapp have access to an audience of over 20m UK users, delivering high performance campaigns within contextual environments.
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