How to Build an Amazing Podcast Website

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A podcast website is an important part of building your brand and growing your audience. In fact, Castos recommends building a podcast website around the time you start your podcast.

But if you aren’t a web designer, building a website can be overwhelming. What should it look like? What should it say? What features should it include?

In this article, we’ll help you make some of those decisions by showing off the best podcast website examples.

Podcast Hosting vs Podcast Website

Before we show off the top podcast websites, here’s a quick word about the difference between a podcast host and a website host.

Your podcast host and your website are not the same thing, but you need them both.

Your podcast host is the service that stores your audio files and delivers them to listeners. This is where you upload new content and manage your RSS feed. Read More

Article originally published on Castos.

Community Hot Take

Discover how to be an active podcaster on Instagram Threads. We'll examine popular podcasters who are using Instagram Threads to promote their shows and offer innovative ideas to make your podcast one of the most active on the platform.

From repurposing Instagram content to promoting past episodes and creating engagement-driving polls, we'll cover all the tactics you need to know. Watch Now

The Hollywood actors' union began to strike at midnight last night, after negotiations to reach a new contract with production studios ended without an agreement. The two sides can't come to terms over demands for better pay and guarantees over the use of artificial intelligence. The strike brings the movie and television business to a halt. But what about the podcast industry? Will there be new episodes or new podcasts during the strike?

There seems to be no easy answer to that question. reports that “actors are allowed to continue to host or perform on podcasts,” but actors cannot promote any product or shows they are part of. “Actors may not participate in promotion for work made under the contracts, including press tours, personal appearances, interviews, conventions, fan expos, film and television festivals, FYC events, panels, premieres/screenings, award shows, junkets, podcast appearances, social media, and studio showcases.” Read More

AI-Powered Metric Quantifies Level of Personal Attacks in Podcast Content, Producing a Comprehensive Brand Suitability Measurement, While Creating New Opportunities for Advertisers.

Seekr, a revolutionary artificial intelligence company specializing in transparent content evaluation, and Oxford Road, the leading independent ad agency in audio, today announced the launch of the first-ever Civility Score for podcasts. Seekr's Civility Score harnesses proprietary AI to offer brand marketers a highly actionable way to measure brand suitability in podcast advertising, maximizing brand affinity and return on investment.

"As the marketplace becomes more open to objective, third-party assessments of media content, the Civility Score provides brands with a simple-to-understand and extraordinarily effective way to protect themselves from high-risk content," said Pat Condo, CEO and Founder of Seekr Technologies. "It is a tool designed to move beyond the traditional brand safety and suitability frameworks and strike at the heart of the polarization problem." Read More

Article originally published on PR Newswire.

🎤🎧 Best friends Bryan and Hoadley invite you into their whacky friendship, walking through two decades of insanity on The Commerical Break!

Each episode they'll take a break from reality and dive into the absurdity. From restraining orders to getting lost in the jungle, terrible life advice to pyramid schemers, cringeworthy PUA's to Paw Paw Poppers, bad psychics to bad romances, sinister ministers to mountain monsters, dating fails to dating ghosts and everything in-between! TCB...Its Not For Everyone!

 🎤🎧 Trivial Warfare is the podcast that takes the pub quiz out of the pub and brings it home to you. Trivial Warfare is a weekly game shared by people all over the world that features all the same banter, jokes and fun that you share with your friends at your local quiz nights.

TW is your gateway to a larger world of trivia and your invitation into an awesome community of people who love trivia games just as much as you do. Give the show a try and have fun with Jonathan, Chris, Carmela and Ben as they partner with guests just like you to battle for victory each week.

 🎤🎧 Coffeee with Content Creators is a weekly podcast where Rob Balasabas talks to Content Creators, Influencers, and Industry Experts about the Creator Economy, Trends in Building Revenue Streams with your Content, and How to Continue Winning as a Content Creator. You may catch the occasional Dad Joke as well :)

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