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How to Publish a Podcast to the iTunes Store Using SoundCloud

Do you want to Launch your podcast channel on the itunes directory?

Even if you’re not technical, this guide will make it easy for you Publish your audio podcast In a few easy steps.

soundcloud is no new name in the music industry. For a long time, I used it hear underground and unseen music.

At a time, SoundCloud only got a . was known as stage for musicians, But now SoundCloud has become a podcast hosting site Too.

Musicians Can Use Soundcloud Submit your music to the iTunes directory.

In addition, SoundCloud also provides everything you need Launch your own podcast channel!

The best part about this opportunity is that you no need to upgrade for the “Pro” package until you reach very generous 3 hour limit In the free plan.

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this is a perfect opportunity for bloggers Those who want to launch their own podcast but don’t want to spend money on podcast hosting sites.

How to Get Your Podcast on iTunes Using SoundCloud

To get started, head over to the SoundCloud site and sign up for a free account. (If you’re an existing user, all you need to do is log in to your SoundCloud dashboard.)

To start setting up a podcast, go to the Settings page. This is where you’ll configure some simple settings.

  1. Add a profile image. keep image size to a minimum 1400 x 1400 pixels, (This image will also be used on the iTunes Store.)
  2. fill All other required details Like description of your podcast, website link etc.
  3. Click on the “Content” tab. here you will find rss link for your podcast. Again, Fill the details.

Now go ahead and upload your first podcast!

you can also Use your existing uploaded sounds.

If you have uploaded a track before, you can click on “Edit Track” and choose it to be Join RSS below “permissions” tab.

Here’s How Your SoundCloud Data Will Be Shown in the iTunes Store (Make sure you optimize the details to look good for iTunes!):

from image:

  1. soundcloud profile image
  2. SoundCloud display name or custom feed title
  3. SoundCloud display name (default) or custom author name
  4. soundcloud profile description
  5. soundcloud track title
  6. soundcloud upload date
  7. soundcloud track details
  8. Listed in SoundCloud Profile URL (Default) or Website “You on the Web”“Settings” section

How to Upload Podcasts from SoundCloud to iTunes

With all the above settings complete, you are Ready to launch your podcasts on the iTunes Store.

Go to your SoundCloud settings, select “Subject”, And Grab your RSS feed address.

  • Comment: You should burn your feed using feedburner. That way, if you change your podcast hosting from SoundCloud to something else, you won’t have any problems.

Log in to Podcasts Connect with your Apple ID. If you don’t already have one, create one.

Go to Podcast Connect

Visit this link. This will open your iTunes app, and you can submit your RSS feed there.

If your podcast cover art isn’t in the middle 1400*1400 and 3000*3000 px, Your submission will be rejected. so make sure you Follow iTunes image requirements. on the next page, Select subcategory and submit your podcast.

it will take one Some days To review and approve your podcast.

Here’s my live podcast on the iTunes Store:

SoundCloud allows you embed soundcloud audio on your blog, so that you can promote all your podcasts and Ask users to subscribe on your podcast channel. However, from a marketing standpoint, it’s a good idea to encourage users to subscribe to your iTunes Store podcast address.

This is why you should use one of these WordPress podcast plugins that will add buttons for users to subscribe to your podcasts on iTunes, Google Podcasts, and more.

musicians should consider linking to their SoundCloud profile, as others can Bookmark the music and share it on your social networks from that page.

important point:

  • You must burn your SoundCloud feed using FeedBurner, and Submit that url. That way, if you want to move away from SoundCloud in the future, You don’t have to worry about the feed.
  • When I first submitted my podcast to the iTunes Store, I submitted it with SoundCloud’s RSS feed URL. Afterwards, I burned the feed using FeedBurner and emailed the iTunes support team to update my feed URL.
  • If you need to replace your existing podcasting host, you can follow this guide.

So go ahead and set up your audio podcast on SoundCloud!

If you have any questions, feel free to ask me through the comment section.

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