Apple Podcasts (iTunes)

Submit your podcast feed to Apple Podcasts.

This guide explains how to distribute your SpeechKit audio on Apple Podcasts (iTunes).

If you haven't already, you will need to create a podcast feed in your SpeechKit project dashboard. This must feature at least one audio (episode).

Submit your feed to Apple Podcasts

  1. Copy the podcast feed URL from the 'Distribution (Podcast Feed)' section of your SpeechKit project dashboard
  1. Sign into or set up an account on Apple Podcasts Connect

  2. Select '+' then 'New Show'

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    Need more help? See Apple's guidance on submitting a show

  3. Select 'Add a show with an RSS feed' then paste the RSS feed URL

  4. Follow the instructions — if there are any problems with your show details, you may need to check that the podcast feed is enabled and edit settings in the 'Distribution (Podcast feed)' section of your project dashboard

  1. Submit your show for review

Once setup is complete, SpeechKit will automatically submit new audio via the podcast feed URL. They will then go through an approval process on Apple Podcasts. You can monitor the status of your submissions through Apple Podcasts Connect.

FAQs

How do I edit my podcast feed settings?
  1. Go to the 'Distribution' section of your project dashboard

  2. Go to the 'Podcast Feed' tab and make any changes

  3. Select 'Save'


How do I remove a particular episode from Apple Podcasts?

You can remove an episode from Apple Podcasts (iTunes) by archiving it in Apple Podcasts Connect. See Apple's guidance here.

Alternatively, you can delete or disable the corresponding audio in SpeechKit. However, this will affect all SpeechKit distributions.


How do I remove my show from Apple Podcasts?

You can remove your show from Apple Podcasts (iTunes) by archiving it in Apple Podcasts Connect. See Apple's guidance here.

Alternatively, you can disable the podcast feed distribution in SpeechKit. However, this will disable all podcast feed distributions — not just Apple Podcasts.


Can I monetize my Apple Podcasts?

You can monetize your Apple Podcasts episodes by inserting audio ads through SpeechKit:

You can also monetize an Apple Podcasts channel by setting up a subscription in Apple Podcasts Connect.


How can I measure podcast engagement?

Podcast engagement can be measured through analytics in Apple Podcasts Connect.