What Is Podcast Hosting, And Why Do I Need It?

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Starting a podcast often seems like an insurmountable task – one that is only made more difficult by thoughts of mysterious and complicated machinery, used in creating and delivering podcast episodes to listeners. Fortunately, this is far from the truth. While the machines and process may seem mysterious at first, they are nothing more than […]

Can’t I Just Host My Podcast On iTunes?

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There seems to be an common misunderstanding about iTunes. Your subscribers find you through iTunes, right? So, isn’t that where you host your podcast? Sorry, but no – podcasts distribution doesn’t work like that. Instead of uploading podcast episodes directly to iTunes, it’s only a network for finding and subscribing to podcast RSS feeds. You still need your own host, bandwidth for streaming and RSS for your podcast.