Publishing your podcast

Instructions on how to publish your podcast to Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, your website, social media and everywhere else.

How do I schedule episodes to be published on a future date?

Episode scheduling is available as part of the Professional and Plus ZenCast plans. On the episode creation page, scroll down to the "Publication date and time" section and click the calendar icon:...

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By Ben

updated about 1 year ago

How do I change my podcast audience from public to private or visa versa?

Your podcast audience is set when you create a new show on ZenCast, on the show creation page. Just look for this drop-down menu: After show creation, you can also edit the audience later if you...

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By Ben

updated 5 months ago

Can I edit the published date and time of an episode?

On the Professional and Plus plans, it's possible to edit the published date and time of your show's episodes. Go to the Episodes tab of your show dashboard, and click the Edit button to the right...

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By Ben

updated about 1 year ago

Why was my podcast rejected by Apple?

If your podcast is rejected by Apple, there are a number of reasons why that could have happened. Take a look at the guidelines on the Distribution tab of your ZenCast dashboard and make sure...

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By Ben

updated about 1 year ago

How long does it take for my new episodes to appear on Apple/Spotify etc?

The short answer The short answer here is that you should see new episodes and changes showing on most listening apps, most times, within a few minutes to about an hour, and occasionally a little...

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By Ben

updated 5 months ago

How do I find my podcast/show RSS feed URL on ZenCast?

Each show has its own unique RSS feed. To locate your show's RSS feed head to the 'Overview' tab on your show's dashboard, then click the 'RSS feed' button  This will bring up a pop-up window with...

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By Ben

updated 11 months ago

Your show's links

The links tab in your show's dashboard is used to enter all the links associated with your show in one place.  The links page is split into 3 main areas: Social Apps Listener support Social On the...

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By Ben

updated about 1 year ago

The ZenCast podcast media player

All ZenCast plans include access to your very own beautiful and functional podcast player. If you have an episode uploaded, you can see it in action by heading to your show's website (...

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By Ben

updated 8 months ago

My episodes are showing in the wrong order on Spotify, Apple Podcasts etc

Noticed that your podcast episodes are showing in an unexpected order on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts etc? The reason for this is that different platforms use different information to...

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By Ben

updated 5 months ago

How do I embed my podcast on my own site?

ZenCast comes with a  beautiful player that looks great everywhere. As well as the player featuring automatically on your ZenCast website, it  can be embedded on all popular websites and blogs by...

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By Ben

updated 4 months ago

Are there limits on episode lengths or file sizes?

There are no limits on the episode length or file size of podcasts hosted with ZenCast. However, it's important to think about the episode length and file size for other reasons. How long should my...

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By Ben

updated 4 months ago

How do I get my podcast on Apple Podcasts or iTunes?

If you're new to ZenCast, you'll be guided through a series of steps to help you get started and publish your first podcast. Once you've uploaded your first episode, you'll see this screen (if you...

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By Ben

updated 3 months ago

How can I embed a specific podcast episode, not just the latest one?

To embed the ZenCast media player ready to play a specific episode,  go to the Episodes tab for your show and click the Share icon to the right-hand side of the episode you'd like to embed. This...

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By Ben

updated about 2 months ago