Register a LISTEN podcast
By registering a podcast started on LISTEN with an external service (Spotify, Apple Podcast, etc.), you can create opportunities for more people to listen to your podcast.
Click on the icon in the upper right corner of the home page,
Find the podcast you want to subscribe to and click the "+" under "Destination services".
Click to the right of "Podcast RSS" to copy the RSS URL.
Register the copied RSS URL with each service.
*Click "You can set it up here" next to the icon and name of each service lined up under "Destination Services Settings" to open the page of each service in a separate tab.
Below are instructions for registering with Spotify for Podcasters (Anchor) and Apple Podcast (Apple Podcast), two of the most popular services.
Subscribe RSS to Spotify for Podcasters
*You will need a Spotify account to register.
Go to Spotify for Podcasters and click "Start Now.
Select "I have a podcast."
Select "Other Services. "
* Log in to Spotify.(If you don't have an account, please create one.)
When you see "Welcome to Spotify for Podcasters," click the purple "Get started" button.
Under "RSS Feed Links," paste the RSS URL for the podcast you copied in LISTEN.
It appears to be typed correctly. Let's proceed." and click "Next" in the lower right corner.
(*If at least one episode has not been added to the podcast, an error may occur. In that case, create a new episode on LISTEN).
Send a confirmation code (8 digits) to verify ownership of the podcast.
After you click "Send Code," you will receive an email from Spotify for Podcasters.
Copy the verification code in the center of the email screen and paste it under "Code.
Verified." Let's complete the process." and click "Next" in the lower right corner.
Enter and submit information about your podcast (country or region, primary language, hosting provider, category, etc.).
When you see "Welcome to Spotify for Podcasters," copy the link below.
Return to LISTEN and paste the copied link into the "URL" field for each service under "Distribution Service Settings".
When you see the icon for each distribution service appear under "Distribution Services" for the podcasts you have registered, you are done.
Subscribe to Apple Podcasts with RSS
*You must have an Apple ID to subscribe.
Go to Apple Podcast Connect and enter your email address or phone number registered with your Apple ID to log in.
When prompted to "Join Apple Podcast Connect," select "Get Started.
Set up your Apple Podcast Connect account.
Enter and select an Account Name and Account Type.
Review the Terms of Service and check the box.
When all settings are complete, click "Save" in the lower right corner.
Select "Add Program."
Select "Add a program with RSS feeds" and click "Next" at the bottom right.
Under "RSS Feed URL," paste the podcast's RSS URL that you copied in LISTEN and click "Add" at the bottom right.
The podcast's page will appear on Apple Podcasts Connect.
(It may take some time for the "Show Details" section to load.)
Set the “Update Frequency”,
Select "Content Distribution Rights" and click "Save" once,
Click "Save" once.
Once saved, click "Publish".
Once your podcast is published on Apple Podcast, "Published" will appear below the program information.
Then copy the "Apple Podcast URL" in the lower right corner of the screen.
Return to LISTEN and paste the copied link into the "URL" field for each service under "Distribution Service Settings.
When the icon for each distribution service appears under "Distribution Services" for the podcast you have registered, you are done.