Anchor Sucks

Anchor Sucks

By Dave Jackson
Media hosting is not free. More than five different companies have tried to launch a "free media hosting" company has failed. Yet people still flock to a company with no business plan like moths to a flame. This podcast looks at the workings and happenings at anchor.fm. Will they be the first company to make a profit without charging their customers?
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Free Media Hosts Last 31 Months on Average
HOW LONG DOES FREE LAST? Opinion Podcasting 11/2015-10/2017 (23 months) Audiometric.io 11/ 2012 – 8/2014 (21 months before being purchased by panoply and taken off the market) Podango 9/2006 – 12/2008 (27 Months) wildvoice.com 7/2006 – 7/2009 (36 months) Podshow/Mevio 8/2005 – 4/2014 (116 months – 38.8 million dollars spent) mypodcasts.com 2007 – 2011 (estimated 48 months) Here is a brief history of Anchor.fm February 9, 2016, They Launch, “we recently raised over $1.6MM” March 7, 2017, Anchor 2.0 with 2.8 M in funding Sep 28, 2017 – they announce that their latest funding “bringing our total amount raised to nearly $15M” February 3rd, 2018 – Anchor 3.0 that seems to promise the ability to upload whatever you want, as much as you want, and get as many downloads as you want for free. What a great business model (?) To learn how to podcast the right way, see www.anchorsucks.com
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November 29, 2018
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