Spotify has been rolling out many new options not too long ago. Last month it was Spotify for Artists. This month, it’s Spotify for Podcasters. The characteristic, at the moment in open beta, permits (virtually) anybody to record their podcast on Spotify.

Podcasts are already obtainable on Spotify, however the choice has beforehand been extraordinarily restricted – it was solely top-tier productions that have been revealed. But with this new characteristic, just about anybody can have their likelihood to get heard.

It does, nonetheless, work otherwise than Spotify for Artists. Whereas Spotify for Artists permits for the direct add of songs, podcasters should have their podcasts hosted elsewhere. It depends on the already present RSS feed to work.

So, why opt-in? As quickly because it’s uploaded, it’ll be up to date on Spotify – which implies it’ll be obtainable to the tens of millions of people that use the positioning immediately.

Podcasters could have entry to a number of episode stats. They additionally plan to roll out new options over time with consumer suggestions.

The enroll course of could be very easy, paste your RSS feed, describe your present, and submit. There is a few kind of analysis course of for brand new podcasts, which is sensible – however when you have a podcast and also you’re seeking to develop your viewers, why not attempt?

On the opposite hand, when you’re a listener with out your individual podcast and also you’re searching for one thing to hearken to, there are many new choices being uploaded proper now.

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