Your podcasts are great and you're hard at work. It's something you enjoy doing. But sometimes, it can be frustrating to not have as many listeners. You never know if they will return, even if you like them. It can be hard to keep your followers and fans updated about your new episodes.
To solve the problem, use the RSS feed.
Do I need a podcast-only feed?
Yes. Yes. Your blog posts may be picked up by your site-wide RSS feed, but not your podcast episodes.
To submit your podcast to iTunes / Apple Podcasts or Stitcher, Spotify / Google Podcasts, TuneIn, TuneIn, TuneIn, TuneIn, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn, TuneIn, TuneIn, TuneIn, TuneIn, TuneIn, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts and other podcast directories, you will need an RSS feed. This allows new listeners to easily find your podcast when they search for similar podcasts.
How to create a podcast RSS feed
It's easy to create your RSS feed that is podcast-only.
These are the steps to create your new feed.
Step 1. Register free RSS.com Account
Step 2. Step 2: Confirm your email address, and click the "New Podcast" button
Step 3. Next, enter your podcast's details, including title, description and RSS feed, and click "Next."
Step 4. Step 4: Add your author details, any categories (upto three), and your podcast cover art. Click "Save and Finish" Congratulations!
These images will help you to understand each step.
Step 1. Register for a free account.
Step 2. Confirm your email address, and click the "New Podcast" button
Step 3. You are now ready to add the title, description and RSS feed for your podcast.
Step 4. Next, enter your author details and podcast categories (upto three) and your podcast cover artwork. Click "Save and Finish" to save and close the window. Copy and paste your RSS Feed to your podcast's RSS feed. Congrats, you're done!
Submit your podcast and get discovered!
You've now created a podcast feed. Now it's time for millions to listen.
Why do you need a podcast RSS feed?
Your listeners should be kept up to date with all new podcast episodes. You don't want your fans to miss any episode. While the most dedicated will check your channel daily to ensure they don't miss an episode, many others won't bother. It's easy for people to forget about online content because they are so busy.
Subscribe to your podcast RSS feed and your followers will see the latest updates in their summary display. They will visit your feed to see the latest episodes and click on your episode.
As a content producer, it's your responsibility to make yourself easily found by followers. You should make it as simple as possible to avoid losing your followers.
The bottom line is that you must create an RSS feed so your podcast listeners can subscribe easily.
You can create an RSS feed if you are able to code (most people don't). To ensure that your episodes appear in the feeds of your subscribers, you will need to add a new item for each new episode.
You could also use a feedbuilder to host your podcast RSS feed on RSS.com These steps are easy to follow, and you don’t need to be a programmer.
Podcast hosting made easy
RSS.com created a simple to use podcast hosting platform, which allows subscribers to upload new episodes. After you are done uploading any new episodes, they will be automatically updated in the listener's feeds provided that they subscribe to your RSS feed in Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify Google Podcasts, Stitcher and other podcast directories.
This is an excellent solution for content producers who don’t have the time or desire to learn all the technical details of RSS feeds.
After you have RSS.com set up, you can easily get back to making great episodes or building your audience.