New Podbean Features

Check out our newest and recently released features!

February 20, 2024

🚀 Introducing Podbean AI! 🚀

We're thrilled to announce the latest enhancement to your podcasting experience—Podbean AI! Take your podcast to new heights with Podbean AI's advanced features such as Noise Reduction, Intelligent Leveler, Cut Filler Words and Silence, Filtering & AutoEQ, Automated Title and Show Notes, AI Enhanced Transcripts, and Precisely Crafted Chapter Markers. Learn more about how Podbean AI can transform your podcasting journey. Elevate your podcasting game today!

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Available to: Unlimited Audio Plan and Above Users

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October 30, 2023

Announcing the New Podbean Academy – Your Ultimate Destination for Podcasting Education.

At Podbean, we want to help podcasters like you succeed by providing a comprehensive resource for all things podcasting. Whether you're just starting your podcasting journey or seeking to enhance your skills, this is your ultimate destination for top-quality podcasting education. Explore a wealth of valuable insights, tips, and resources to master the art of podcasting and reach your audience more effectively.

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Available to: All Podbean podcasters

August 24, 2023

Exciting news! Podbean now integrates with Apple Podcasts Subscriptions.

We're thrilled to share some fantastic news with you! You can now publish Apple Premium Episodes directly on the Podbean platform. This integration allows you to effortlessly distribute exclusive content to your subscribers on Apple Podcasts, unlocking a whole new level of engagement and monetization opportunities.

Monetize with Exclusive Content: Tap into the monetization potential of Apple Podcasts Subscriptions and open doors to new revenue streams for your podcast. Discover the exciting opportunities to generate income and maximize the financial success of your show.

Streamlined management: Easily create and manage your Apple Premium Episodes within your Podbean dashboard. No more hassle of juggling multiple platforms or workflows – everything you need is right at your fingertips.

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Available to: Unlimited Audio Plan and Above Users

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May 04, 2023

Introducing QR Codes for Your Podcast: Share and Promote Your Show with Ease!

We are excited to share that Podbean now offers a QR code for your podcast. The QR code makes it easier for your listeners to access and share your podcast. You can use the QR code on your website, social media, or any marketing material to direct your audience straight to your podcast.

To obtain your podcast's QR code, simply head over to the "Subscribe" page on your podcast website or generate one on the "Badge" page.

Available to: All Podbean podcasters

March 29, 2023

Podbean Launches New Chapter Feature to Enhance Podcasting Experience

Great news! Podbean now allows users to add chapters/time stamps to their audio podcasts, resulting in an improved listening experience for audiences. This feature simplifies episode navigation, making it easier for listeners to find specific content. With Podbean's support for chapter/time stamps, the overall podcast experience will become more interactive and engaging, elevating the listening experience for audiences. We're thrilled to offer this feature and can't wait to see how podcasters and listeners will utilize it to optimize their podcast content. 

Available to: Ulimited Audio Plan and Above Users

March 01, 2023

Enhanced Podcast Settings Management: Podcast Type Option Moved from Feed Settings to General Settings

We have simplified and enhanced the management of your podcast settings by moving the Podcast Type option from the Settings>Feed page to the Setting>General page. In addition, we have eliminated the Episode Order option. If you have not customized the episode order before, there will be no changes for you. However, if you have, please note that the Podcast Type setting will now directly impact the episode order on your website and feed.

Available to: All Podbean podcasters

February 28, 2023

Podbean Launches New Cookies Notice Feature to Help Users Comply with Data Privacy Regulations

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Cookies Notice feature on Podbean.com! This feature is now available to our paid users to help comply with data privacy regulations and ensure transparency in cookie usage.

To access the Cookies Notice setting, simply go to the Design of the Distribution -> Podcast Website -> Customize page. Please note that the notice is hidden by default, but users can choose to show it and customize the content.

Available to: All paid hosting accounts

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February 20, 2023

Enhance Your Podcast Experience with the New Company Podcasts Landing Page

We're excited to announce the launch of a new and improved podcast landing page for your company. With its fresh and modern design, enhanced functionality, and exciting new features, we're confident that this new page will greatly enhance your users podcast listening experience. Learn More

By switching to this new page, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • A sleek, modern design for an intuitive user experience.
  • The option to upload a header background image to showcase your brand.
  • The ability to switch between light and dark mode to fit your preference.
  • The choice of list or grid view for your podcast lists, making it easier to find what you're looking for.

Available to: Network plan and above users

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December 15, 2022

New Website Theme: FrontRow 3.0

A sleek, simple interface that puts your podcasts front and center. Includes a clean, customizable top navigation menu and a customizable footer.

Features:

  • Shows full podcast description and episode descriptions on the home page.
  • Modern, clean customizable top navigation menu.
  • Episode list, simple list options for episodes display
  • Add Custom Sections for users to add additional info, links, and calls to action (CTAs) on the website.
  • Customizable footer for users to add social media links.
  • Responsive player at the bottom, continues playing while allowing navigation throughout the site.

Available to: All Podbean podcasters

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December 12, 2022

Enhanced Analytics for Network and Business Plans

We are excited to announce our newest updates to our Organizational Dashboard! For users on our Network, Business, and Enterprise plans, we’ve greatly expanded our analytics to include greater performance visibility across all of your podcast channels. Click here to read our full post and learn more about our brand new Network, Business, and Enterprise toolset.

Available to: Network plan and above users

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November 17, 2022

Podbean removes emails from podcaster’s RSS feeds to protect podcaster privacy and reduce spam

Your privacy is important to Podbean. Podbean removes emails from podcaster’s RSS feeds to protect podcaster privacy and reduce spam. Read more. 

Available to: All Podbean podcasters

October 10, 2022

Increased the Episode Limit on the Embeddable Multiplayer

Podcasters can now include up to 600 episodes in their embeddable multiplayer (previous limit 300).

Available to: All paid hosting accounts

September 16, 2022

Just-in-Time Provisioning Inactive Removal Setting

Added “JIT Provision Inactive Period Before Removing” option in the company dashboard> Settings> Advanced Options>Access Options. If there is a time selected for JIT, private members will be removed from the private member list and lose access to the private podcasts after being inactive for a period of time, freeing up seats for other users. The default setting is "Never".

The dashboard also now displays “last activities time” in the private member list page. Admins can check the last activities time of their private members.

Available to: Business plan and above users

September 14, 2022

New Podbean Business/Enterprise Dashboard

We’re excited to announce that we have upgraded the Podbean company dashboard to create a streamlined user experience and added new features. All accounts switched to the new dashboard as of September 15, 2022.

You can review the complete set of business account “how to” articles by clicking here.

Available to: Business plan and above users

June 28, 2022

Added Regions in Geographic Listener Location Data for More Countries

Sweden and Germany regions added. 

Available to: Podbean Network, Business, and Enterprise Users

June 22, 2022

Create Custom Episode Link

Allows paid users to enter a "custom episode link"/URL when publishing or editing an episode.

Available to: All paid hosting accounts

June 17, 2022

Export the Media URLs of Your Published Episodes

Export data by episode

Available to: All Podbean podcasters

June 01, 2022

Recommended Vendors for Podcasters

 Podbean featured vendors page with special discounts for Podbean customers Check it out here

Available to: All Podbean users

May 16, 2022

Group Recording in the Podbean App

Remote recording with cohosts and guests from the Podbean app, with multitrack files (cloud and individual device) for optimal sound and editing.

Available to: All Podbean users

April 29, 2022

Change Dashboard Language

Users can change the language used on their Podbean dashboard.

We also released one-click submission to Podchaser podcast directory.

Available to: All Podbean podcasters

April 22, 2022

Batch Set/Delete Season Numbers and Tags

Podcasters can select the batch add or delete options in their episode list for season numbers and tags, rather than having to individually make those changes.

Available to: All Podbean podcasters

April 12, 2022

Ad Management in Dashboard to Run Podcast Promotional Campaigns

For podcasters, we added a menu of "Ad Management" in the podcast channel dashboard. We now provide a new option of “Promote your podcast by advertising on other podcasts” to create campaigns to promote their podcasts through audio ad campaigns.

Available to: All Podbean podcasters

April 12, 2022

Extended Closed Captioning to Free Accounts

Podbean released transcription and closed captioning in December 2021, but has now extended this feature to free account users. For more information on this feature: https://blog.podbean.com/podcast-transcript-closed-caption-podbean-new-feature/

Available to: All Podbean podcasters