Factors to Consider: Podcast Hosting Sites
Delivered February 4, 2020. Contributor: Dagmawit W.
To obtain a list of 4-5 things to keep in mind when choosing a podcast hosting site.
Choosing a Podcast Hosting Site
In order to determine which site to choose, one must
amount of storage
needed for the podcast.
The amount of
audio storage and content
that will be uploaded monthly.
Determine if there is need for a site to align each episode to a
Determine if there is need for
and the format.
that would be relevant to view.
The ease in
into an episode.
that one would be willing to spend on hosting services.
Factors to Consider
Some podcasts are
but for a
limited upload amount
. Once this limit has been reached, users may opt to get into a paid plan.
Most podcast sites are structured as a
. It is important to determine if there is a
limit in the length
of each episode.
Others may be
for a small monthly fee.
It is highly recommended that one chooses a service that offers
. This is essential in ensuring that one is not inconvenienced along the way.
Free vs. Paid Podcasts Hosting Sites
When choosing to go with a
free podcast site
, it is of paramount importance that one reads through the
terms and conditions
, especially as pertains to the
of the podcast content. Most sites offer a variety plans based on the
It is important to ensure that the site chosen is compliant with the
These standards are critical in improving the
accuracy of the statistics
and encouraging a transparent culture with
sponsors and advertisers.
When choosing a podcast hosting site, it is important to select those that comply with industry regulations as a
Some hosting sites
alter the files
after they have been uploaded. These alterations may include adding some
, converting file types from
Only the project owner can select the next research path.
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