Below are the top seven podcast directories, listed in order of importance. On all of these places, it’s free to get listed. The steps to submit your podcast are pretty self-explanatory. Just make sure you have basic details such as your RSS Feed, the purpose statement of your podcast, and your e-mail address handy.
Stitcher allows people to stream the latest in news, sports, talk, and entertainment radio anywhere, on demand. It currently provides access to over 65,000 radio shows, live radio stations, and podcasts. Sign-up link: https://www.stitcher.com/content-providers
TuneIn provides access to over 100,000 live radio stations and on-demand content such as podcasts and archived audio from shows. Sign-up link: http://tunein.com/broadcasters/
With over Over 350,000 podcasts listed, BluBrry is the largest podcast directory in the world. They are also a top podcast host. Sign-up link: https://www.blubrry.com/addpodcast.php
The largest directory of Christian audio and video podcasts. This directory is based mainly on a ranking system. They require that you place a small image on your website in order to participate. Sign-up link: http://www.godcast1000.com/index.php?a=join
Miro Guide is an open content directory “browsed by a large and global audience of Miro users.” It showcases content from mainstream television shows, content produced for the internet, and public service broadcasts. Their main focus is video content, but they also feature online podcasts. Sign-up link: http://www.getmiro.com/publish/guide/
A search engine for news, blogs, and podcast. It is probably more beneficial for podcasts dealing with current events. Sign-up link: http://www.plazoo.com/en/addrss.asp
Buzzsprout says this relatively new podcast directory site “ is quickly rising to the top, and is easier to use than most. Their listings are structured to help you get found, adding another reason to list with them.” Sign-up link: https://www.podcastpedia.org/how_can_i_help/add_podcast
You can find an extensive list of podcast apps and directories by going to https://podcastplaces.com/podcast-apps-and-directories/
This post is a part of the PODCASTING FOR MINISTRY blog series.