How to Publish a Podcast: 5 Must Do Steps

5 Must do steps: How to start a podcast

Your podcast roadmap

1. Choose a hosting platform

2. Complete your hosting platform details

These details include:

  • Your podcast title
  • Your podcast description
  • Your podcast artwork
  • Your podcast keywords
  • Other important settings and metadata that are attached to your rss feed url and that follow you podcast

3. Record, edit, upload, and schedule a new episode

4. Copy your rss feed url

Some of the most common errors include:

  • Your podcast artwork not meeting specific requirements
  • Not having at least 1 podcast episode LIVE in your podcast hosting platform (remember to upload and schedule your episodes, with at least one audio file LIVE)
  • Your main podcast category is missing
  • You haven’t completed all details in your podcast media host
  • Your audio files aren’t tagged correctly

5. Submit your rss feed to the podcast directories

What to do once you click submit

Your podcasting journey

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Kate is the engine at Entrepreneurs On Fire, the host of the podcast Ditch Busy, & co-author of The Podcast Journal: Idea to Launch in 50 Days.

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Kate Erickson

Kate Erickson

Kate is the engine at Entrepreneurs On Fire, the host of the podcast Ditch Busy, & co-author of The Podcast Journal: Idea to Launch in 50 Days.

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