What is Podcast | How to Make Money with Podcasting

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If you want to know what is Podcast and how to Make Money with Podcasting, then this article is perfect for you. 

I think, everyone is know about the YouTube, Facebook & Instagram and most of the people are using these platforms for different purposes i.e. learning,  sharing ideas, sharing knowledge, target the audience, increase the sell funnel & build the authority etc.

With the advancement of technology, social platforms are also growing rapidly; today we are not limited to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram to  share your ideas and expend your business with the rest of world.

Popularity of Podcasting is also consistently gained along the other social platforms over the period of time.

It is experienced that all popular social platforms are becoming more crowding place to place your position especially for new guys.

But, here is a good news for you, Podcasting is a platform, where still have some space for new guys.  

You can target your audience with the help of Podcasting.  

I have prepare this article, to discuss about what is Podcasting and how you can earn money with Podcasting.

Then, it is very essential to know about how much money you can earn from Podcasting, if you serious about it.

According to research, it is find out that Joe Rogan is the highest earning podcasters makes about $9.6 million per month, Chapo Trap House makes more than $140,000 per month and Pat Flynn’s makes $100,000 per month.

Earning ranges of Podcasters is vary from people to people, in the beginning podcasters makes very little, as they gained experienced podcasters make millions of dollars per month.

So, now you can imagine that it has no limit to earn. It totally depends on how much experience you have gained about Podcasting, how long you have been doing it and how you are marketing your podcast.

It is very easy to start Podcasting. To start a Podcast, you don’t need a lot of money or technical knowledge.

In this article, I will teach you what is Podcasting and how you can money with Podcasting.

Let’s get started.

I divided this article in different sections, as per your requirement you can directly jump to the topic of your interest. But I am suggesting to you, read the complete article from top to button without skipping any part so that you get good knowledge about Podcasting.  

What is a Podcast ?

A podcast is an audio file, recording on a specific topic and distributing audio files via the internet. A podcast file can be downloaded from the internet, it can be listened to on a computer or may be transferred to a portable devices like a mobile phone, PDA, iPod or other Portable Media Player.

According to Edison Research, the number of monthly podcast listeners grew by 16% year over year, cresting 100 million  Americans for the first time in 2020.

number of monthly podcast listeners

Almost 48% of podcast listeners were between the ages of 12 and 34, 32% were between 35 and 54, 20% were 55+ ages.

age of monthly podcast listeners

Podcast episodes are media (audio) files and it is large files compare to other web content files i.e. Blog, article, journals, product images, software etc.

It is not recommended to use your normal web hosting plan running for other purposes like blogging, ecommerce and drop shipping business.

So, you need to join a Podcast hosting platform, these sites/ platforms are specially designed for the purpose of hosting Podcast. There are types of Podcast hosting sites/ platforms available for hosting your Podcasting, free service and paid service.

What are the 10 Best Podcast Hosting Sites ?

There are number of Podcasting hosting platforms / sites available in the worldwide. You need to choose one best podcast as per your requirement. 10 Best Podcast Hosting Sites are:

  • BuzzSprout

  • PodBean

  • Captivate

  • Transistor

  • Castos

  • Simplecast

  • Blubrry

  • Libsyn

  • Spreaker

  • SoundCloud

How to start a Podcast ?

It is a straightforward process. To start a podcast, you need to follow:

  • Come up with a topic
  • Write a description for your podcast
  • Design your artwork
  • Record and edit your audio files
  • Find a place to host your podcast
  • Publish your podcast

How to make money with Podcast ?

There are many ways you can make money from podcast. Most popular methods are:

  • Sponsors & Ads
  • Affiliate marketing
  • Patreon support
  • Selling merchandise
  • Sale courses
  • Freelancing in Fiverr & Upwork

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Satyajit Nath

Satyajit is graduate in Information Technology and MS in Computer Science from the Manipal University, is also founder of SatyajitBlogs, Tazahindi and many other online ventures. He loves to writing about tech topics, like computer science, web designing, programming, computer architecture & blogging.

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