iHeart is one of the most popular places to listen to podcasts and music in the US. In 2019, it had more than 128 million users. It’s where live radio stations from all over the United States go, and it’s where popular shows like “Stuff You Should Know” and “The Ron Burgundy Podcast” are made.
Through the iHeartRadio app and website, you can get podcasts, music playlists, artist radio stations, and live broadcasts for free. If you pay for iHeartRadio All Access or Plus, you can get some extra features.
You can probably guess that putting your podcast on I Heart Radio is a great way to reach new listeners.
Just follow the steps below to add your podcast:
1) Pick the podcast you want to send out.
On Spreaker.com, go to the drop-down menu in the top right corner and choose “My Podcasts.” This will take you to the CMS page. From there, click “Podcast” to send in your entry.
2) Go to the page for “One-Click Distribution.”
On the left side of your podcast’s screen, click “Distribution.”
3) Go ahead and send in the podcast.
- Click the arrow next to iHeart Radio that points down, and then click “Submit.”
- All done! Your RSS feed URL will be sent out automatically, and you won’t have to do anything else.
- Before you send in your podcast, make sure it: Has a title
- Describes itself in a few words
- Has an image
- Has a place to go
- At least one episode is available to the public
- has released at least one episode in the last two weeks.
- Please also think about the following tips to improve your chances of being accepted:
- Wait until at least 100 people are following you on Spreaker.
- The name, images, and content of your podcast shouldn’t include anything that isn’t licensed (such as music)
- The name, images, and content of your podcast shouldn’t be inappropriate: Avoid pornography, hate speech, slurs against a group of people, slander, and libel.
- The approval process can take a few weeks. If you are accepted or rejected from the platform, you will get an email letting you know.
- Find out about all the ways podcasts can be shared, like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. Check out our section on Distribution and Sharing.