Managing & publishing your podcast

Setting up your show, your RSS feed and how to publish episodes to your show using Captivate. Also, working with the podcast media library & editing podcast episodes.

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Written by Mark Asquith and Sam Higham

Why Can't I Click Any of the Distribution Buttons?

Apple et al can be a little funny when it comes to letting you submit before you have fully set your show up, let's explain...
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How to Get Your Podcast on Spotify

Spotify is a great outlet for your podcast and getting your podcast on Spotify with Captivate is quick & very simple!
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How Do I Cancel A Show?

If you no longer wish to continue a show, or even want to cancel your Captivate account 😢, cancelling show(s) is super easy.
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How to Override Your Show's Copyright Statement

If you'd like to add a custom copyright statement to your podcast, you can nice and easily with Captivate's copyright override checkbox.
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How to Replace an Audio File Within a Podcast Episode

Sometimes you find that the audio that you uploaded and published to an episode needs changing. Luckily, it's easy to change that!
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Podcast Artwork Specifications

Podcast cover art looks simple, but at times can be a little confusing so we put together a handy little guide for you!
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Changing Your Podcast Timezone

Regardless of where you are in the world, Captivate understands and works natively in your timezone for complete ease and clarity.
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Apple Podcast Category Updates 2019

Following WWDC 2019, Apple announced a revised list of available podcast categories for creators. Here's what that means and what to do.
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Adding a Donation Button to Your Podcast

Listener support is vital to many independent podcasters via platforms such as Patreon, that's why we've made it super easy to use!
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How Do I Switch Between My Podcast Shows In Captivate?

If you have more than one podcast show it's quick and easy to switch between them.
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How Do I Change The Cover Art On An Individual Podcast Episode?

Changing the podcast cover art of a single episode is super simple.
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How Do I Change My Podcast Categories?

Make sure your podcast shows in the right places by setting your podcast categories.
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How Do I Mark My Show As Explicit?

If your show uses explicit language you need update the show settings to reflect this.
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How Do I Set A Default Episode Publishing Time?

Make things a little easier and set a default publishing time for your future podcast episodes.
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How Do I Change My Podcast Cover Art?

Changing the cover art of your show is nice and easy.
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How Do I Search My Media Library?

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How Do I Delete Media Files From My Captivate Media Library

Sometimes you might want to delete media files from your library.
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How Do I Search For a Podcast Episode?

Whether you need to share, edit or delete a podcast episode, using the search option makes it nice and simple.
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Podcast Distribution Overview

Distributing your podcast to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts & more is super simple with Captivate's intuitive distribution center.
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How Do I Bulk Upload Files To My Captivate Media Library?

You can initiate a bulk upload of files to help you with your batching processes.
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Managing Podcast Episodes

How to manage published, scheduled and draft podcast episodes from the "Episodes" section of the Captivate podcasting dashboard.
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How Do I Delete a Podcast Episode?

Sometimes you'll need to remove a podcast episode from your podcast, luckily deleting an episode nice and easy and only takes a sec.
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Media Library Overview

Your Captivate media library allows quick bulk uploads and management of audio files and more within your Captivate podcasting dashboard.
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"My Shows" & Managing Multiple Podcast Shows Under One Captivate Account

Captivate lets you manage multiple shows under one account at no extra cost per show, yay! Here's a quick overview of how that works.
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How To Add An Episode Number to Your Podcast Episode

Podcast episode numbers make it easy to reference your show and for podcast directories to catalog your episodes properly.
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Podcast Show Settings Overview

Podcast show settings control what listeners see and & how apps display your podcast, here's what each setting does and how to edit them.
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ID3 Tagging Your Podcast Audio

How to use Captivate's built-in ID3 auto-tagging tool to add tags to your podcast audio files
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