Host your podcast on SoundCloud to reach your target audience, make new fans, interact with listeners, and keep the overheads low. A few simple steps can get you started and launch your podcast into the world. To optimize your profile further, refer to the Set up your profile page.
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Update August — SoundCloud have made quite a few changes since I originally wrote this article. I no longer recommend using SoundCloud for hosting your podcast. Update May — SoundCloud have now opened up their podcasting service to everyone. Thinking of launching a podcast? Do you have a podcast already? Have you thought of hosting your podcast on SoundCloud? Although there are a few disadvantages when compared to the likes of LibSyn , there are some big advantages in using SoundCloud. In this article, I tell you how to get started with your podcast and how you can use SoundCloud to host and boost your podcast. You could think of SoundCloud as the YouTube of sound.
How To Start A Podcast On YouTube
Growing a podcast boils down to this: put your stuff anywhere your audience will see it. Yes, it would be great if everyone flocked to your website to listen to your episodes. If you want a big audience, your podcast needs to be accessible. You can grow exponentially by leveraging multiple platforms. Similarly, you should also publish your podcast to one of the biggest content repositories on the web, YouTube. People are content to sit back and listen, or do other things, like take a walk, exercise, or surf on another browser tab. It will give you exposure on a platform that billions of people browse every day. This also means you need some kind of video element in order upload a podcast to YouTube. This is the simplest and easiest approach.
Creative Entertainment. Podcasting is insanely popular these days. One of the biggest draws is the brand recognition of the platform. How many times have you read about upcoming musicians who made a name for themselves through the platform?