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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36 articles in this collection
Written by Mark Asquith, Kieran McKeefery, Sam Higham and 1 other

How to Add Your Podcast to Apple Podcasts and Apple Podcasts Connect

Apple Podcasts is the leading podcast app - make sure your podcast is added with this step-by-step guide!
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Written by Danny Brown
Updated this week

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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Written by Mark Asquith
Updated over a week ago

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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Written by Mark Asquith
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How to upload and publish your podcast episodes on Captivate

Creating and publishing your podcast episodes on Captivate is super quick and easy.
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Written by Danny Brown
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Creating and managing show note snippets

Build your show notes in seconds with pre-set show note snippets.
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Written by Sam Higham
Updated over a week ago

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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Written by Mark Asquith
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How to create clickable timestamps

Increase engagement on your podcast episode and make the listening experience much nicer with clickable timestamps!
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Written by Sam Higham
Updated over a week ago

Clickable timestamps - Custom installation

Utilise the Captivate clickable timestamps feature on your own custom website.
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Written by Kieran McKeefery
Updated over a week ago

How to Invite Subscribers to Your Private Podcast

Now that you have your private podcast set up, it's time to put it to full use with subscribers!
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Written by Danny Brown
Updated over a week ago

How to Create a Private Feed for a New Podcast

Start your own private podcast for premium content or an internal podcast with Captivate's simple to follow steps!
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Written by Danny Brown
Updated over a week ago

How to Submit Your Podcast to Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts is one of the world's most popular podcast apps, and getting your podcast on Pocket Casts with Captivate is super easy!
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Written by Danny Brown
Updated over a week ago

Why Captivate Doesn't Modify Your Audio File When You Upload

At Captivate, we make sure your podcast sounds the way you intend it to when it comes to audio quality
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Written by Danny Brown
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How to Use Exclude From Feed to Offer Exclusive Content for Your Podcast

Create exclusive podcast shows and episodes just for your newsletter subscribers, online course members, and more!
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Written by Danny Brown
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How to Find Out Where Your Podcast is Listed

See where your podcast is listed, and how to get your show into more directories!
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Written by Danny Brown
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
Updated over a week ago

Why is my podcast not displaying in Google Podcasts?

Get your podcast listed on Google Podcasts even quicker with this handy tool!
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Written by Kieran McKeefery
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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How do I cancel a podcast?

If you no longer wish to continue a show, cancelling your podcast(s) is super easy.
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Written by Sam Higham
Updated this week

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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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How Do I Search My Media Library?

You can use Captivate's media library to store your podcast episodes as well as PDFs and images. Here's how to use it!
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Written by Mark Asquith
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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 - we make that super easy for you!
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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
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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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Written by Mark Asquith
Updated over a week ago