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Ep 6: How Does Podcast Hosting Work?

In order to get your podcast heard, you will need to utilize a podcast host. Quite simply, these companies store your content and its metadata online, so that listeners can listen to it on streaming platforms. There is a huge number of potentially suitable hosting companies, and your final decision will depend on the specifics of your budget and aims for your show. 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Podcast audio is hosted on websites, along with artwork and metadata.
  • Listeners access podcasts through streaming platforms via an RSS feed.
  • RSS feeds can be embedded on other websites. 
  • Podcast hosts deliver your content to listeners and handle all technical elements of this process. 
  • When selecting a podcast host, you will need to consider budget, schedule, and additional features. 

Links Mentioned:

Apple Podcasts

Spotify

Stitcher

Buzzsprout

Libsyn

Blubrry

Podbean

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