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Joe Rogan helped create a podcast culture on YouTube, and now he’s leaving it



Joe Rogan is largely moving on from YouTube, a site that helped transform his podcast into a viral video-making factory, earning him nearly 10 million subscribers in the process. It’s the latest sign that creators who found success on YouTube see other platforms as the next step, but it doesn’t mean that YouTube is anywhere close to being cut out of the podcast game.

Later this year, Rogan will bring his mega-popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, exclusively to Spotify. It’s not just Rogan who’s leaving YouTube behind, either. At a time when video podcasts on YouTube are more popular than ever, some of the platform’s biggest personalities have been taking their content to other services. YouTube star Emma Chamberlain launched her podcast off platform; Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl moved their show, Psychobabble, away from YouTube; and, like Rogan, Daniel Keem and Ricky Banks just signed a deal to bring their YouTube show, Mom’s Basement, to Spotify.

These creators’ success, though, often came from optimizing around YouTube as a platform in the first place. The Joe Rogan Experience YouTube channel has just under 8.5 million subscribers, with videos collectively pulling in more than 2 billion views since it launched in 2013. On top of those, Rogan currently runs on a secondary channel where he posts clips from the podcast, which are able to easily spread across the site by being recommended to new viewers.

“So much of consumption of [Rogan’s] stuff, especially for people who don’t know or don’t care about downloading a podcast app, is on YouTube,” Owen Grover, the former CEO of Pocket Casts and current CEO of TrueFire Studios, told The Verge, “both the full length interview and the 4-6 minute clips of whatever he’s done. The way he reaches his audiences — he just keeps coming up in their recommendation feed.”

It’s important to note that under the Spotify deal, some of those clips will still find their way to YouTube. That’ll allow Rogan to continue using the platform to grow his audience (and make money), even while locking the entirety of his content inside Spotify’s app. Rogan can also use YouTube to air shorter clips he thinks will go viral and command additional attention.

Other YouTubers are focused on this same strategy, using channels dedicated to their podcasts. The hosts of Cold Ones, Chad Roberts and Max Stanley, have a channel with more than 1 million subscribers; the creators of Tiny Meat Gang, Drew Gooden and Cody Ko, have a channel with more than 600,000 subscribers; and Jenna Julien from Jenna Marbles and Julien Solomita boasts close to 1 million subscribers.

Rogan managed to use video and audio platforms, like YouTube, to “create different entry formats that scratches different itches,” Grover said. His audio podcast grew because his YouTube channel developed an entirely new audience. With the exclusive deal, he stands to lose a main entry point for an audience — arguably, a much younger one — that knows him from his YouTube videos alone. The growth he’s seen on YouTube proves just how crucial the platform was to growing his brand, Grover argued.

Gaming streamers have faced a similar issue as they sign lucrative deals with streaming platforms. When Tyler “Ninja” Blevins moved from Twitch to stream exclusively Mixer, he brought a good number of followers with him, but Twitch’s viewership base still dwarfs Mixer’s. Blevins loses out on new Twitch users stumbling onto his channel and subscribing. While his Mixer channel continues to grow, Mixer as a whole is still not seeing the viewing numbers that Twitch brings in.

Podcasters know they have to meet listeners where they are instead of trying to bring them over to one specific platform. Gaming and entertainment company Rooster Teeth started its podcast business in 2008, and it has grown into a mini-empire since then. Accessibility and approachability is a priority, as Rooster Teeth tries to entertain longtime fans and appeal to a broader new listener base, say Rooster Teeth’s A.J. Feliciano, director of partnerships and strategy, and Gus Sorola, a co-founder. Sorola pointed to new podcasts Rooster Teeth is working on as an example of “trying to make sure that we can we can be as friendly and approachable as possible.”

Part of that strategy means being everywhere. Feliciano argued that someone in their 30s who lives in New York City might rely on Spotify and Apple, but a teenager at home might associate podcasts with YouTube. The YouTube versus Apple and Spotify debate isn’t just about audio or video; it’s how “those particular audiences have been conditioned to consume content — period,” Feliciano said.

Rogan is a rarity. His audience will likely follow him to Spotify, and shorter clips he continues to upload on YouTube can still help find a new audience. Other exclusivity plays have proved less successful thus far. Luminary, a subscription-based podcast platform that boasts Hollywood celebrities, is burning through cash to make podcasts while struggling to build a subscriber base. Part of that issue is that exclusivity limits discoverability and accessibility — areas in which YouTube thrives.

“By limiting yourself to a single distribution platform, it can affect your revenue and whole brand building initiative by limiting to just one thing,” Feliciano said. “The big issue for a lot of podcasters right now is figuring where that new opportune audience is and how do we stand out from the millions of million other podcasts that are out there?”

In the end, it’s about what lets hosts command attention. Rogan’s most viral, talked-about moments — including when Tesla CEO Elon Musk got high on the show — were on camera. The most viral moments from all of his episodes are because of the video component: screenshots, GIFs, sharable clips. Although Spotify has a video component, it’s not yet meant as a way to find new things to watch.

Those viral moments are important, and YouTube’s reach is unparalleled. Top podcasters may be happy to take an exclusivity deal, but they often only got there because of the success they found building a massive following on YouTube.


Borderlands 3 PS5 and Xbox Series X versions announced for free



Borderlands 3 PS5

Borderlands 3 PS5 and Xbox Series X are coming with free next-gen upgrade !!

Isn’t it great? Yes, you heard right!!

Borderlands 3 is all set to take a huge jump as Gearbox Software also confirmed the news that Borderlands 3 will be available for PS5 and Xbox Series X very soon as it is under development right now.

Not only this, but there will also be an upgrade that will be freely available for all the gaming-enthusiasts who are on PS4 right now.

So there is no need to create panic PS4 gamers !!

Borderlands 3 PS5: When it Will Make Bang on Entry

  • Right now, it will be quite early to comment on its release date. But one thing that you can be stay assured about is that it will not be very late.
  • We can expect it anytime by the end of 2020 or at the beginning of the new year of which many are deliberately waiting as people have high hopes that 2021 will bring some positivity with it as 2020’s global pandemic has exhausted everyone.

What will happen to existing Borderlands 3 players?

There is a piece of good news for existing Borderlands 3 players, as existing Borderlands 3 players will be able to transfer their saves over to the enhanced PS5 and Xbox Series X versions at no extra cost.

Features of Borderlands 3 PS5 and Xbox X

Borderlands 3 PS5

  • Borderlands 3 runs at 60 frames per second and in 4K resolution on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 in single-player mode.
  • Not only this but also Borderlands 3 is coming with 2 exciting features like Four-player split-screen, and the option to do vertical split-screen in two-player co-op.
  • You can divide your screen both horizontally as well as vertically in a two-player co-op.

Gearbox said Borderlands 3 PS5 players can expect more add-on content later in 2020.

These features mentioned above, especially the vertical split-screen, have been requested by the gamers for so long, It is now fulfilled by the makers of the game.

And goodies are not over yet !!

As it’s not just locked to the Borderlands PS5 and Xbox Series X versions. They will be added to current-gen versions in a patch at some point as well.

New DLC is Coming ???

Yes, there is another good news regarding Borderlands 3 PS5 and Xbox X series, New DLC is ready to come out very soon.

Borderlands 3 PS5: PAX Online presentation

The gearbox is all set to amaze its players with a complete set of new surprises. This new DLC isn’t part of the season pass but comes to a new game mode and the added bonus of a brand new skill tree for every single Vault Hunter.

  • It will be introduced with FL4K’s new skill tree.
  • Recently a teaser was released showcasing a new crowd-control based action skill called Gravity Snare, and a brand new companion- a Hyperion Loaderbot which made gamers elated to a great extent.
  • In case you don’t know then let us let you know that right now Borderlands is available for PC, PS4, Stadia, and Xbox One
  • And in the coming times, it will be available for PS5 and Xbox Series X versions as they are under the development phase right now.




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Only best India betting on well-tried 1xBet



The current football season offers its fans an ongoing intrigue that continues up to now. This makes it possible to place best India betting on well-tried, which generate a considerable income for football fans. Thus, fans of the English Premier League were recently shocked by the news that the disqualification of Manchester city had been cancelled, which automatically excludes those who on the 5th line of the standings from the Champions League.

Now, to qualify for the group stage of the most popular European tournament, teams have to finish the season within the TOP 4 of the standings. Unlike Liverpool and Man City that have already secured qualification for the Champions League, other challengers keep fighting actively. Even despite the fact that London Chelsea is currently ranked 3rd and Leicester 4th, the Red Devils are a potential challenger of these places. Solskjaer’s team still have plenty of time to overcome their opponents, which is strongly backed by the following factors:

  1. Acquisition of B. Fernandes. With this player, the Manchurians’ starting lineup has gained enough strength. From now on, the flank attacks have become more frequent, thus creating dangerous moments at the opponent’s goal.
  2. Decent performance of Rashford and Martial. In the second half of the season, these two strikers managed to demonstrate their skills to the maximum and score goals in almost every game.
  3. Motivation. Solskjaer has motivated the team so that they would return their name and prestige to the large arena of the Champions League.

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Smarty SIM only deals & Plans August 2020



Do you use Smarty SIM? Are you planning to buy a Smarty SIM? or do you want to know Smarty SIM-only deals & Plans August 2020? If yes, go through the article below and read all about Smart SIM.

Smarty is UK’s one of the finest brands for SIM purchase brands that provides incredible offers to its customers. Get all the data you need for less. SIM-only deals are rapidly gaining popularity. One of the choicest things about Smarty is that it does not tie users into a long term contract by offering handsets or very long-term plans. Rather, it offers a good collection of  SIM-only plans, all of which bundled with unlimited texts and calls.

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Why Smart SIM only?

There are various reasons that force users to use SMART SIM only. it offers something different that you would not get on other telecommunications.

Heavy Discount on unused Data

This offer is just wow! Getting something you haven’t used! This is a “buys back” deal. Users get money at the rate of  £1 /GB of data for unused data of the previous month in the following month. So, if you have left with 5 GB of data in the month of June, you would get a discount of £5 on the billing of July.

Flexible Plans

Smarty SIM plans last for a month. So, users can change their plans every month according to their needs. Sometimes we need more data and sometimes less, so Smarty SIM provides flexibility to manage great deals for them.

Referring Scheme

Referring schemes exist with most of the apps and so does with Smarty SIM. When you signup on the website, you would be given a special link called “Refer a Freind” link. You can send invites to your friends by sharing the link. When your friend signup using the same link you would get a free month. The referred friend also gets a free month and a £10 Amazon voucher. Send as many invites as you want to. Remember, you get when your friend signup using the same link.

Data-ad ons

Run out of data sometimes? Do not worry! With Smarty SIM you can take data addons very easily at the cost of £1.25 per GB of data. moreover, Data ad-ons are for a lifetime, they do not have an expiry date.

Unlimited Calls

These days almost every firm offering unlimited call packs. but Smarty is providing unlimited texts and unlimited UK standard calls with all plans and this isn’t easy.

Use SIM on other devices

Smarty SIMs can be used in your existing phone, a new handset, tablets, dongles, laptops, wifi routers, and game consoles.

Smarty SIM only deals & Plans August 2020

1) Smarty Unlimited

  • Unlimited Data
  • Unlimited calls and texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £20 per month

2) Smarty 30 GB

  • 30 GB data
  • Unlimited calls and texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £10 per month

3) Smarty 1GB

  • 1 GB data
  • Unlimited calls and texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £6 per month

4) Smarty 2 GB

  • 2 GB data
  • Unlimited calls
  • Unlimited texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £7 per month

5) Smarty 3GB

  • 3 GB data
  • Unlimited calls
  • Unlimited texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £8 per month

6) Smarty 4 GB

  • 1 GB data
  • Unlimited calls
  • Unlimited texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £9 per month

7) Smarty 50 GB

  • 50 GB data
  • Unlimited calls
  • Unlimited texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £15 per month

8) Cheap SIM plan

This is for Lebara SIM only.

  • 2GB data
  • 1000 minutes and texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £5 per month

9) 5GB + data SIM

This is for iD Mobile

  • 10GB data
  • 1000 minutes and texts
  • Time Duration: 1 month
  • Price: £8 per month

10) Cheapest SIM only deal for Unlimited data

This is for Three SIM.

  • Time: 12-month contract
  • All-you-can-eat data
  • Unlimited calls and texts
  • Price: £18 per month

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Final Words

Well, readers, It’s all about Smarty SIM-only deals & Plans August 2020. I hope now you are out of confusion and can take a firm decision on which SIM to use. Time-to-time Smarty SIM offers the best deals to its users.

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