How to Upload a Podcast to Spotify

December 18, 2023
Reading time2 minutes
Jaqueline Corradi
Jaqueline Corradi
Content Manager

If you want to learn how to upload a podcast to Spotify, it's important to know there is more than one option. You can host your podcast with Spotify or use other platforms. In the first case, the podcast will be uploaded automatically, in the second case, you may need to upload it manually.

Check out the article to understand what fits your situation and what you need to do.

Using Spotify for Podcasters

It's possible to create, record, and upload a podcast directly from Spotify by using the feature Spotify for Podcasters. What you need to do is:

1 - Download Spotify for Podcasters app;

2 - Login with your Spotify account or create one;

Spotify for Podcasters log in page

3 - Give your podcast a name and choose a URL;

Spotify for Podcasters - name your podcast page

4 - Briefly describe what you will talk about in your podcast;

Spotify for Podcasters description page

5- Insert the author's name;

Author name page

6 - Choose the category and language;

7 - Choose your cover art;

Choose the cover art page

8 - Review the details and click on "Save";

9 - Record and edit the episodes through the platform;

Episode builder page

10 - Use the app to manage and monetize your podcast.

You will find several tools provided by Spotify to edit every podcast episode, and also to manage the podcast, such as the episode builder, analytics, and monetization options.

Using a Third-Party App

Another option regarding how to upload a podcast to Spotify is using one of Spotify's partner platforms to publish it. Then, you will need to follow the specific instructions based on the app of your choice.

Some of the partner apps are:

  • Acast
  • Buzzsprout
  • Castos
  • Fireside
  • Megaphone
  • Pinecast
  • PodCircle
  • Simplecast
  • Transistor
  • Vodio

Monetize With Your Podcast

Now that you have learned how to upload a podcast to Spotify, enjoy the opportunity to start yours. You can do it for free, and even make it a business opportunity. It's possible to monetize from a podcast in different ways. But. keep in mind that to do that, it's essential to prioritize creating high-quality content.

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