Best Podcasts From January 2022

These were the most visited podcasts on the Great Pods website for January.

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This blog post is meant to be simple. Nothing too complicated and just high-level stats and podcasts that were most visited on the Great Pods website. Feedback and questions are always welcome. Hit us up at

Sources: Our analytics include using both Amplitude and Google Analytics.
Growth Goals: 10-20% every month.

We have hit pretty strong growth percentages since October 2021. In January 2022, we saw a 27% increase in traffic of Unique Page Views. A Unique Page View is someone who visits any podcast page just once that month. If that same user visits the same page in the same month, multiple times, it is only counted once (Say "same" one more time). However, if they visit different pages, it is counted multiple times. For example, if I visit SmartLess and Brown Ambition, it's counted as two page views. If visit SmartLess three times in one month, it is counted once.

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Now that we've set up the data, the most important part you've come in for.

What were the top podcasts pages that people visited on Great Pods?!
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1. Ghostwriter -Thriller - (One Episode Movie) - C13Features

Critic Podcast Reviews - Ghostwriter
In this C13Features podcast movie presentation of Ghostwriter, Kate Mara and Adam Scott star in a psychological thriller about a former journalist who reluctantly accepts a job ghostwriting a new murder mystery novel for an eccentric billionaire. As they collaborate on the project, questions - and s…

2. Last Known Position - Thriller - QCode

Critic Podcast Reviews - Last Known Position
A new mystery thriller from the makers of Blackout and The Left Right Game, Last Known Position follows a group of experts including submersible pilot Mikaela Soto (Gina Rodriguez) as they seek to recover a flight that suddenly vanished over the Pacific Ocean. The super yacht sets off on what looks…

3. Bad Women: The Ripper Retold - History - Pushkin Industries

Critic Podcast Reviews - Bad Women: The Ripper Retold
It’s a cold case like no other. In the fall of 1888, five women were brutally murdered in the slums of London. The attacks were so violent that the killer earned a nickname - Jack the Ripper.But everything you think you know about Jack and those murdered women is wrong.Historian Hallie Rubenhold u…

4. Storytime w/ Seth Rogen - Comedy Storytelling - Earwolf

Critic Podcast Reviews - Storytime with Seth Rogen
Hi! Welcome to Storytime with Seth Rogen, where every week Seth asks somebody, “Do you have a great story? And if you do, will you tell it on my podcast?” That’s it. That’s the concept. But the results are so much more than that. This is not a typical comedian-hosted chat show! Each episode plays l…

5. The Lazarus Heist - True Crime - BBC

Critic Podcast Reviews - The Lazarus Heist
“Almost a perfect crime.” The hacking ring and an attempt to steal a billion dollars. Investigators blame North Korea. Pyongyang denies involvement. The story begins in Hollywood.

6. The Always Sunny Podcast - Comedy Rewatch - Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

Critic Podcast Reviews - The Always Sunny Podcast
The Always Sunny Podcast is an unofficial look back on the past fourteen seasons of the hit show, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, hosted by Glenn, Charlie, and Rob. With the fifteenth season dropping December 2021, the guys are going back to where it all began: 2005. Starting with the very first…

7. The Just Enough Family - Business Society - Three Uncanny Four

Critic Podcast Reviews - The Just Enough Family
Staggering success, unexpected loss, over-the-top parties, shocking betrayals, and profound intimacy are woven together into a high-profile family-therapy session. The Just Enough Family follows the meteoric rise and staggering fall of the Steinbergs, once one of America’s richest families, through…

8. Harsh Reality: The Story of Miriam Rivera - History Society - Wondery

Critic Podcast Reviews - Harsh Reality: The Story of Miriam Rivera
It was supposed to be a reality show with a twist. In a sun-drenched villa in Ibiza, six hot guys compete for a cash prize and for the love of the beautiful and mysterious Miriam. It’s meant to be her big break: the moment she becomes the superstar she was born to be. But this is the era of “cruel r…

9. Aftershock - Thriller - iHeart

Critic Podcast Reviews - Aftershock
Aftershock is a fast-paced thriller about a massive earthquake that destroys the West Coast, causing a mysterious island to rise up from the Pacific - with Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead), David Harbour (Stranger Things), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Walking Dead), and Tati Gabrielle (The 100).

10. Sweet Bobby - True Crime - Tortoise Media

Critic Podcast Reviews - Sweet Bobby
Kirat is a successful radio presenter. On Facebook she meets Bobby, a handsome cardiologist. He’s a catch. Soon, they get tangled up in a love affair full of lies and manipulation. Then... Kirat discovers a deception of almost unimaginable proportions.From the makers of Finding Q, this is Sweet…

Honestly, there's not a bad pick among them. The closest non-network named podcast to come close was Forever Is A Long Time from Ian Coss at #19. I don't count Always Sunny as an independent. They're too big.

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