Infographic: How Does Podcasting Work?

Last updated on October 7th, 2019

“How does podcasting work?” is a question all new hosts stumble through in the beginning stages of setting up their show. To help visually answer this query in six steps, we designed an infographic that describes how a podcast travels from being an audio file on a computer to being featured across Spotify and Apple Podcasts for listeners to enjoy.

Those new to podcasting often think they’ll record an episode and simply upload the file to a podcast directory. Unfortunately, this is a common misunderstanding. The actual process requires a handful of moving parts and an understanding of concepts like RSS feeds and podcast hosting platforms. If these terms sound a bit foreign, then this infographic is for you.

A Six Step Guide To How Podcasting Works

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