Video Podcasts are now also live on Spotify but with the few shows of selected creators. Yesterday, Spotify announced the video podcast’s worldwide launch. Till now, this is a major enhancement ever that Spotify has done to boost its platform, and possibly this will offer the latest exclusive deals.
Spotify’s video podcast feature is available for both users i.e., free and paid. So, for accessing the Spotify’s video podcast you don’t need to be on a premium package. At commencing, Spotify offers only a few video podcast shows, for instance, Basketball 2.0, Fantasy Footballers, The Misfits Podcast, The Morning Toast, Learning with Van Lathan & Rachel Lindsay, and The Rooster Teeth Podcast.
Whenever users start accessing Spotify’s video podcast wll start playing automatically. Additionally, you can also lock your phone and the video podcast still will playing continually in the background. And the company says that the video podcasts utilize the least amount of data. You can access video podcasts on the mobile application of Spotify as well as the desktop version too. This would not like YouTube, where only paid subscribers would be able to listen to YouTube videos after locking the phone in the background. Spotify says its users can easily be able to switch between the video and audio versions. For creators, this will the chance to enhance the audience, says Spotify.
Spotify let podcast creators share their audio podcast on Spotify and other numerous podcast services as well. And if they have a huge fanbase on YouTube then they could be able to share their podcast on YouTube. No deal or contract stops it. In fact, this will good for their work, as this could be proved a game-changer time for them and helps them to enhance their audience or admirers. Prominently, Spotify allows creators to post their content directly on Spotify, perhaps, this will helps creators to connect with the listeners directly. Video also offers an all-new spot to sell advertising, but the denied by stating that it is still in too early planes of its video endeavors
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Vodcasts Testing Procedure began in early May this year
Spotify first began the testing procedure of video podcasts in May this year with the big-bucks of YouTube Zane Hijazi and Heath Hussar. Now currently, Spotify is letting the chance to the selected creators to make the videos for their podcasts. Then, thereafter, the music streaming platform will expand its podcast service and later on give chance to more creators.
Joe Rogan’s The Rogan Experience will soon join the Spotify’s video podcast, most probably from September 1. In May this year, Spotify signed an elite contract with Joe Rogan. Last week, Spotify declared a podcast of The Michelle Obama that will be launching on July 31. Moreover, Spotify has got more deals like this including Warner Bros. Group and Archie comics and many more. However, Spotify didn’t disclose its video strategies yet, but it will surely have access to the expertise stream. And by providing video could lead its way more ideally and helps in signing future deals as well.