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Podbean is an easy and powerful way to create, promote and monetize your podcast. Everything
you need for a successful podcast.

Podbean is an easy and powerful way to create, promote and monetize your podcast. Everything you need for a successful podcast.

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From podcast newbie to professional podcaster

More than 600,000 podcasters trust Podbean podcast hosting for all the services they need to start their podcast and achieve their goals.

Create and publish your own podcast

Create -
and publish your own podcast

Make compelling podcasts right from your phone with the podcast recording app or capture any moment with professional-quality Podbean live streaming. Publish your audio and video in one ultra-simple, secure platform to grow your audience quickly and easily.

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your podcast

Expand your audience by boosting awareness on connected social accounts and distribute your podcast to the most popular listening apps like Spotify and Apple Podcasts with just a few clicks.

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your podcast

Podbean helps you make money from your podcast with a variety of monetization tools such as our Ads Marketplace and dynamic ad insertion technology. Maximize your revenue: sell premium content, get listener support, and connect to ads.

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Podcast Hosting with
the Best Podcast Websites

Every Podbean podcast hosting account comes with a free podcast website. The beautifully designed, mobile responsive templates are built for podcasts. Featuring cutting-edge design and robust features so you can easily customize the perfect website to show off your podcast.

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Comprehensive Podcast Analytics

Podbean provides IAB-certified podcast analytics and intuitive charts to help you grow your podcast. Measure your success, get insights into your audience, and continue improving with industry-leading podcast statistics, included with all Podbean hosting plans.

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Comprehensive Podcast Analytics
Comprehensive Podcast Analytics
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Podbean Live Stream

Podbean Live Stream

Expand your podcast with live audio streaming and engage your audience in new and exciting ways! Take listener calls and get real-time comments. Earn virtual currency from ticket sales and gifts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Starting a Podcast, Podcast Hosting Options and Costs, How to Promote Your Podcast and more

  1. Pick a topic and format for your podcast.
  2. Choose your podcast name and create a podcast logo.
  3. Record your first podcast episode. You can record right from your phone using the Podbean app or other mobile tools.
  4. Publish your podcast episode to your podcast hosting site.
  5. Submit your podcast to Apple Podcasts and other directories.

There are many tools available to make starting a podcast easy. There’s no need to learn complex technology or be a sound engineer. However, starting a podcast (and keeping it going) does take a lot of creative energy and a good bit of hard work.

Yes. With Podbean you can start a podcast for free. Podbean offers a free podcast hosting service. You can use Podbean Podcast App to live stream, record and publish a podcast for free. Podbean also provides paid plans which provide advanced features and more storage space.

First, publish one podcast episode to your Podbean account and complete your basic account and Apple information for your Podbean feed. Next, submit your feed to Apple Podcasts. Approval may take several days. When you publish new episodes, they will then automatically be found in Apple Podcasts.

Podbean is a Spotify partner, so you can easily submit your podcast directly to Spotify. Simply go to the “Social Share” section of your Podbean settings and follow the steps to “Connect to Spotify”.

Podbean provides advanced statistics (and basic stats in free podcast hosting accounts) that show you how your podcast is performing across all platforms. You can view downloads and trends in time periods, by episode, or comparing episodes. You can see where your downloads come from and get other unique insights, such as listener retention and what times/days most people listen.

Migrating your podcast is easy and free. First, you import your current content using our free importing tool. Then, you redirect your old podcast feed to your new Podbean feed. From there, you can begin using Podbean podcast hosting seamlessly.

Make sure you’re sharing your podcast on social media. You can auto share new episodes via Podbean. Audiograms can grab more attention on social media. Podcast apps, like Podbean, may offer various promotional opportunities. Another successful method to promote a podcast is by advertising on other podcasts. You can do cross promos, or use the Podbean advertising marketplace to run your ads.

There are many methods to monetize a podcast. Podbean offers built-in tools including Premium, Patron, PodAds and a Podcast Advertising Marketplace. We let you decide what works best for monetizing your podcast.

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