Amazon officially launched its podcast directory in 2020. Getting listed in Amazon's directory means over 40 million global listeners can find your show on Amazon Music, Audible, Echo and Alexa-enabled devices across iOS, Android and on the web!
Wondering how to get your podcast in Amazon Music? Captivate has your back with simple one-click submission!
Note: Amazon Music is only available in the US, UK, Japan, Brazil, Mexico and Germany at the moment, we'll keep you posted as more countries open up.
How to submit your podcast to Amazon Music & Audible using Captivate
Log in to your Captivate Dashboard
Hit "Distribution" on the left-side menu
Click the submit button underneath "Amazon Music"
Tell Amazon your country and take a look through the Amazon Content License Agreement
Click "I Agree, Please Submit"
You're done! Amazon will ingest your podcast and should appear on Amazon Music & Audible within a couple of days.
How to manually submit your podcast to Amazon Music
If you prefer to submit your podcast to Amazon yourself, doing so is really simple.
Go to the Amazon Music for Podcasters submission page and click "Get Started"
Sign in with your Amazon account or create an account for free
After you've logged in, the site will ask you for your RSS feed. Copy it from your Captivate dashboard and paste it into the box
Amazon Music will pull through your podcast's information from your RSS feed. Verify that the information is correct and hit "Confirm Email"
Amazon Music will send you a verification code to the email tied to your podcast. Enter the code on the next screen and you're done!
Amazon will ingest your podcast and should appear within a couple of days.
Free resources to help promote your podcast on Amazon Music
Once your podcast has been submitted, you'll be able to add your listen link to your single-subscription page to give your audience an easy way to find your podcast on Amazon!
Amazon has also put together a free promotional package for podcasters, including badges for your website, calls to action and social media templates to help promote your podcast!