The 2 Best Platforms For Your Podcast

Yes! I said that right. Two. Out of the 17 I have researched. These two are the best in every which way.

When first starting out as a podcaster, the options are overwhelming. While looking for the best site for your show, consider the perks. After all, your hard work deserves it.

Chances are, you’ve spent hours designing your logo, choosing a name, and even considering either doing a group cast or solo cast, only to be bombarded by paywall sites promising you “best results” or “best services around”. When, most likely, they’re not.

But it doesn’t have to be difficult.

The Best Paid Platform For Your Podcast is Sound Cloud.

  • $16/mth
  • Artist to artist collaborations
  • Detailed stats
  • In track comments
  • Unlimited uploads and storage
  • Program funding through Repost
  • Monetization
  • Promotion
  • No audience minimums or caps

The Best Free Platform For Your Podcast is Anchor.

  • Free. No catch. Just free.
  • In track claps
  • Unlimited uploads and storage
  • Monetization
  • 3 tier optional patreon-styled subscription
  • No account needed for supporters
  • Anyone can share their voice clips to be featured on your show
  • Detailed stats from around the galaxy — literally!
  • Free distribution to any and all places where podcasts are found
  • Customizable profile features
  • Audio editing on both phone and web
  • Video transcription
  • Embedded options
  • No paid subscriptions at all, anywhere on the site, unless a supporter
  • No minimum requirements, or caps

Key thing to remember is without an audience, platforms that require a subscription to host your hard work are equal to that of vanity publishers. Which, most authors avoid at all costs. But also, affiliate marketing, advertising, and even some monetization, requires the need of an audience.

Anchor is great to use if starting out, or maybe you’re unsure which direction it will take you, and to even guage the chances of becoming successful on paid platforms such as Sound Cloud.

Thank you for reading this! Have a wonderful day, and happy podcasting.

Written by

Podcaster+Writer. The only person that will not try to sell you anything. Simply because, I'm terrible at sales.

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