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Tuesday, October 25th, 2022 2:36 PM

Amazon Music Listen Links Added for Podcast Titles

Amazon Music Listen Links Added for Podcast Titles

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We are excited to announce on 10/24/22 we launched ‘Listen on Amazon Music’ links for high-ranking podcast series on IMDb. The listen links are fully integrated with the IMDb Watchbar feature, extending it for the first time beyond visual media. To help visually distinguish these new audio links from the regular Watchbar links, we have added a headphone icon to the button for impacted titles. These links will direct customers in US, CA, UK and DE to their local Amazon Music storefront, allowing them to listen to the podcast on Amazon Music. It is one year since we started supporting podcast titles and this update provides an end-to-end customer journey; allowing fans to discover new podcast titles, read reviews and episode notes, before clicking through to Amazon Music where they can listen to the podcast.  At time of launch we have roughly 4,000 titles with listen links and the team will continue to expand this number as we match additional titles to the Amazon Music catalog.

 

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1 year ago

integrated with the IMDb Watchbar feature, extending it for the first time beyond visual media

I'm pretty sure I saw this before, I don't think it's the "first time". There is even a screenshot of it here from June 2021: https://community-imdb.sprinklr.com/conversations/data-issues-policy-discussions/please-add-listen-free-link-to-our-podcast-page/60d9e7fc8b1b3f7a4bf4da19?commentId=60da2f868ce1226dd4308a92&replyId=60da3be11afd8f2bd42cc9f3

Anyway, it's good it's now widely supported on a lot more titles.

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9 days ago

...the team will continue to expand this number as we match additional titles to the Amazon Music catalog.

Can we help this by adding the link to Amazon Music as either and Official or Miscellaneous Link for a given listing? I did this today on one show. I assume there's some time to process/approve the matchup, so I didn't expect to see it immediately. But I'm hoping that is the right path to take?