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Podchaser Releases New Rising Podcast Ranker, the “Podchaser 25”

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FEBRUARY 7, 2022 — Podchaser, the most comprehensive podcast database, is excited to release its new rising podcast ranker, the “Podchaser 25.” Bolstered by data partnerships with top listening apps, Podchaser provides a first-of-its-kind snapshot of the top 25 hottest, up-and-coming podcasts.

Brands, agencies, and publishers can now identify trending new podcasts that are gaining rapid popularity to surface new business opportunities, including advertising, content acquisition, cross-promotion, trend analysis, and much more.

In contrast to traditional popularity charts that track a limited subset of opted-in podcasts, Podchaser monitors listener behavior for all podcasts, including independent shows, to provide unparalleled insight into the industry. 

Measuring trends in the popularity of recently released podcasts, the Podchaser 25 is determined by Podchaser’s proprietary Power Score™, a metric ranging from 1 to 100 based on over 30 unique data points including audience size, subscribers, playthrough rates, and cross-platform influence over time.

“Podchaser’s mission is to connect the fractured ecosystem of podcasting with a shared dataset,” said Bradley Davis, CEO at Podchaser. “This aggregation allows us to unearth great content across all podcasts, as shown in the Podchaser 25.”

Gain access to Power Score and reach data for all active podcasts  — along with demographics, verified contact information, charts, and more — via Podchaser Pro.

Podchaser 25 for January 2022

Below you’ll find the inaugural Podchaser 25, which charts the hottest, up-and-coming podcasts in the U.S. from January 2022. 

Download the Podchaser 25 pdf | View the list on Podchaser

How it works

The Podchaser 25 showcases the top 25 podcasts ranked by how their reach and influence changes each month. For each podcast, you’ll find their respective rankings, categories, descriptions, hosting provider, and Power Score from that month. A new Podchaser 25 will be released in the middle of each calendar month. Sign up for Podchaser Pro to get early access to next month’s list.

About Podchaser

Podchaser is the world’s most comprehensive podcast database — collecting, enriching, and distributing podcast insights to power discovery for listeners, podcasters, and brands. Learn more at https://www.podchaser.com 

Questions about the Podchaser 25 or Podchaser Pro?

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