Podcast Popularity to Mark the Rise of Voice Based Content Industry in Indonesia
Becomes one of the consumer tech segments that is still considered "underrated"
Voice-based content has existed before the internet, through the radio. As technology advanced, now voice-based content has evolved into on-demand content accessible through platforms.
One of those is the podcast or web podcast, which has become popular in recent years. Podcasts are serialized sound-based content that can be downloaded on your device. The term podcast or a combination of the words "iPod" and "broadcasting" was born along with the birth of this Apple device in 2001. Referring to Podcast Hosting data, there are 1.75 million podcast broadcasts in the world with 43 million episodes as of February 2021.
Now, voice-based content is transformed into on-demand content and available on various platforms, such as Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, and Anchor. Not only on-demand, but the audio-based platforms Clubhouse is also gaining popularity among users in Indonesia.
Clubhouse is actually an audio-chat-based social media application that allows users to discuss various topics with other users. Exclusively, this application is to deliver a podcast format, but live. Then, how is the Indonesian market's acknowledgment of voice-based content?
Podcast to lead the media landscape
Based on the information from several sources, there are some reasons why podcast is dominating the media landscape in a few countries, including Indonesia. First, podcast comes in a format that allows listeners to do other activities or multitask. This situation is different while enjoying video, e-book, or image based content,
In terms of consumers, this format is considered fine to take up their busy lives. The diversity of podcasts have the ability to build a community with the same preferences.
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