Podcasters across India and the world are scratching their heads on how to make this a reality, but it's not actually as complicated as you might think! 

Below are a few methods in which hubhopper works along with podcasters to get the money flowing (along with some helpful examples).

Podcaster Monetization

 

AUDIOBOOKS

Famous historian and prolific storyteller Mike Duncan became a household name with his award-winning and engaging podcast Revolutions. This paved the way for his rising the ranks to becoming a New York Times best-selling audiobook author!

Also, check out Unexplained by Richard Maclean Smith. One of the world's most famous podcasters today who after launching his first season as a podcast (and getting some amazing traction) converted that same season and sold it to Audible.

 

Feel like your podcast has what it takes?
 

We at Hubhopper work with some of the country’s major audiobook and publishing companies and would be happy to work with you to make that happen. 

MERCHANDISE

The greatest shows are those that make people want to wear it on their sleeves. Quite literally.T-shirts, mugs, and other memorabilia for your fans and listeners are the next big thing! We are there to advise you through all of this.Podswag sells apparels, posters, glassware, stickers etc. of specific podcasts on Amazon and their own site.

 

Unofficial products like carvings, 3D printed models, paintings could be used as well. Famous thriller podcast Welcome to the Night Vale has its own store where they not only T-shirts and earrings, but diapers too, lest you soil yourself after listening to their thrilling stories!

One of the worlds most popular podcasts Lore, created by Aaron Mahnke did just that with The Lore Shop


Hubhopper works with some really cool Podcasters and merchandise companies in India to make this a reality here.

If this is something that interests you, reach out to us.

 
 

LIVE SHOWS & EVENTS

Engaged listeners often become loyal followers. And loyal followers are very excited about events surrounding their favorite audio shows! Such offline events will bring you closer to your loyal fan base, and even sometimes be the origin for further content. Hubhopper will also help you similarly organize (and often sell out) offline events, shows, and tours.

Hubhopper Original and Baatein podcaster Chhaya was one of the initial players in podcasts and she started hosting live events in different cities. She now runs houseful shows in various cities in the country.

 

Great examples of podcasters that do this are both Bill Burr as well as Aaron Mahnke who have been selling out venues in this manner for the last few years on every tour they plan.

Hubhopper today works with some really interesting companies like Bookmyshow, Insider and indie venues in setting up live storytelling shows. 

If this is something that interests you, reach us below

 

TV Shows/OTT

Popular podcasters can often make it to the world of TV, sometimes with their own format, being their strongest suit. Hubhopper endeavours to make that transition easy for you, and helps you in making the best creatively as well as financially fulfilling decisions.

 

Lore is a popular American horror anthology TV series on Prime Original, originally a podcast by Aaron Mahnke. The TV series flows in the same format as the podcast, and has garnered rave reviews from critics and audiences alik.

Fun fact, did you know that two Hubhopper Podcasts have already been made into TV-shows. Hubhopper works with some of the country's largest OTT platforms to take our best originals to spin TV shows around them


Check out two Hubhopper Originals Karma Is a Witch and Paranormal Reality.

Curious to know how this works? Reach us to find out more!

 

ADVERTISING

Dynamic audio advertisement insertion is one of the most untapped and effective forms of marketing available today. 

Not only does the content advertisement have better recall and retention in comparison to display ads, data shows that product and company affinity has been shown to increase by 70% when consumed subconsciously from a trusted audio host. 

Hubhopper has worked with some really cool brands like Sleepy Owl and Casper in reaching audiences and potential buyers in the coolest new medium in town. 

Interested in getting ads on your content or have a brand that wants to collaborate with you. Get in touch!! 

Some Honorary Mentions

Hubhopper endeavours to make podcasting a viable creation format for creators.

In keeping with that spirit we also work with podcasters across a country in a few more ways mentioned below. If any catch your eye, write to us in to contact section below!!

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