This guide will walk you through four steps to set up your Podbean account. Follow the instructions to set up your basic podcast information, publish an episode, select a podcast site theme and then the next steps from there.


To get started with your podcast, click the titles below to get more details:


Set Your Basic Podcast Information


The first thing to do is set your podcast title, logo, category, and briefly describe what your podcast is about.

  1. Log into your Podbean account, click the “Settings” icon.

  2. In the "Settings"->"General" page, edit the Channel title, Channel category, and Brief description sections. 

  3. Upload your podcast logo. (Please note, you must upload your own custom artwork to submit to Apple Podcasts. See your settings page and our FAQ on submitting to Apple for more details about logo specs.)

  4. Click “Update Options” to save your changes.





Publish an Episode


To publish an audio or video podcast:

  1. Go to "My Podcast" page , and click the “Publish” button.

  2. Choose a file to upload for your podcast.

  3. Edit the episode title, episode description and upload episode artwork if you wish.

  4. Click “Publish” to release the episode (or schedule/save draft).


Select a Podcast Site Theme

  1. Click on “Layout” to view different theme options.

  2. You can customize many things on the layout such as colors, fonts and images.

  3. Click “Submit” to save your changes.


 

Next Steps


To learn more about your podcast feed and submit to Apple Podcasts (iTunes), click here.


To make your podcast available on Google Podcasts, click here.


To submit your podcast to Google Play (U.S. and Canada only), click here.


To share your podcast to to social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, click here.


To view your podcast statistics, click here.


To set your own domain for your Podbean podcast site, click here.


To embed your podcast on your other sites, click here.


For a more detailed overview on Podbean's features, please visit our  Support Center for tutorial videos and FAQs (divided by categories, or use the search bar to look for your topic).


If you are having trouble with your podcast/site, please contact support. Our Support team is also available via live chat 24/7/365 (click on the chat window on the bottom right when on the Podbean site).