How to Submit Your Podcast to Deezer

Submitting your podcast to Deezer, as well as all the top directories is a crucial first step in getting your podcast discovered by new audiences (and search engines too!)

Captivate makes it easy to expand your reach and attract new listeners by offering direct, one-step submission to all the major streaming platforms and aggregators.

Deezer is one of the world’s most popular audio streaming platforms, with 16 million active users across 180 countries. It offers listeners a library of 56 million songs, podcasts and audiobooks, as well as live radio stations. What’s more, if you’re looking to monetize your show, Deezer also gives you the opportunity to run ads and keep 100% of the revenue you generate. Magic!

Submitting your podcast to Deezer means that audiences around the world can discover your podcast wherever they are. Deezer’s library of podcasts is carefully curated, helping to connect your show to listeners interested and actively searching in your categories!

How to Get Your Podcast on Deezer Using Captivate’s Single-Click Submission

If you host with Captivate, you can easily submit your podcast to Deezer, as well as Spotify, Google Podcasts, The Podcast Index and other podcast players using our 1-click submission process.

Pro-tip: Get listed to all one-click directories instantly and effortlessly using Captivate’s Submit to All button.

Captivate distribution dashboard

1. Head to the Distribute tab on the Captivate dashboard

Navigate to Deezer, hit Start Submission and follow the prompt. Once approved, you’ll see a Podcast Approved message confirming your listing.

Approval takes roughly 24 hours, so check back next day to grab your Deezer link and add it to your Single Subscription Page so that listeners can find it!

How to Submit Your Podcast on Deezer Manually

If you’re not hosting with Captivate, or prefer to submit your podcast manually, it only takes a few minutes!

Before submitting, you’ll need to make sure that your RSS feed is valid and meets Deezer’s industry-standard specifications, which is the same for any directory:

  • RSS feed address
  • Bitrate quality: 128 kbps (recommended)
  • File format: MP3, flac & wav (M4A is not recommended, if one episode has this format your podcast may be disabled)
  • Artwork: upload a square cover image, PNG, 1400×1400 pixels
  • At least one episode in the feed

1. Grab your RSS feed URL

In your Captivate or podcast hosting dashboard, click Copy RSS Feed at the top of the page to copy the link to your clipboard.

2. Fill out the submission form

Head to Deezer Podcasters and click Publish My Podcast to start the submission form. First, paste in your RSS feed URL to verify it. Check the feed over to make sure its correct and follow the rest of the prompts. At the end, hit Submit and you’re done!

Screenshot of Deezer Podcasters prompting user to validate the podcast RSS feed

3. Wait for approval

All that’s left to do is wait for Deezer to approve your podcast. This usually takes around 24 hours. Once approved, Deezer will check your feed every day for new updates and will serve them automatically to your listeners!

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Rachel

Rachel is Captivate's Marketing Coordinator and works closely with podcasters to ensure that the content that Captivate creates is genuinely helpful and easy to understand.