The Next Big Podcast Competition

Jan 28, 2015
We don’t need to tell you how influential podcasts can be, but we’re going to anyway. Podcasts can make their mark on multiple scenes, advance homebrewed talent into prime broadcasting material, and launch careers across the world. Podcasts cover limitless topics, from the obscure to the mainstream, but they all have one thing in common: they’re guaranteed to find a home in the heart of knowledge hungry listeners.

That’s why we’ve teamed up with UK music blog DrunkenWerewolf to launch The Next Big Podcast Competition - offering a unique opportunity for new podcasters around the world to promote their work online.

By entering your podcast into the competition, you will automatically enter to win some great prizes to help your business reach new heights in 2015. Over the course of the next month we will listen to all entrants to shortlist our favourites, before deciding on a winner on 15th December 2014.

How to Apply

To apply simply register with zugme.com, create a profile, and click on the audio upload button on the main page. From there, upload your most recent podcast to ‘The Next Big Podcast’ feed, and hey presto! It’s that simple.

Podcasters can gain more entries by completing some of the additional tasks listed below.

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Prizes

Our podcast starter pack features everything you could need to get your project off the ground and noticed worldwide. The pack includes:
  • Logo design to suit your podcast’s needs and requirements
  • Professionally written material including a press release, biography and tagline contributed by a marketing expert
  • Detailed analysis article on www.drunkenwerewolf.com, alongside a month-long sidebar advert instalment on their website
  • Banner advertising your podcast on the Zugme homepage
  • Regular promotion on all Zugme and DrunkenWerewolf social media channels
  • £50 towards your PRS Podcast License
  • Sennheiser MOMENTUM In-Ear headphones (£90 value)
  • IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD (£80 value)
  • + loads more to be announced!

    Criteria
    • Residents can be based anywhere in the world but we retain the right to restrict physical prizes to UK residents only. Residents outside of the UK will be offered an alternative service.
    • Podcasts entered into the competition must be no more than 12 months old.
    • Podcasts can follow any topic. However Zugme retains the right to remove adult content from its website and thus the competition.
    • Podcasts must be uploaded to ‘The Next Big Podcast’ feed as a minimum requirement.
    • All uploaded material is subject to copyright law for which the entrant is responsible.
    If you have any questions, please contact tiffany.daniels@zugme.com.

    About our partner

    DrunkenWerewolf is a Bristol, UK based music blog, website and monthly digital magazine. They frequently collaborate with BBC Introducing, Hype Machine, The Tipping Point, are part of the Music Robot collective, and receive over 40,000 unique visitors every month. Focusing on left-field artists who are doing things a little differently, they constantly strive to find innovative, fresh music from across the world. For more information about DrunkenWerewolf, head over here.