Podcast Type

Interview Podcast

Managing and growing your Interview Podcast is easy and seamless with Captivate's unique range of tools and features.

Our fully integrated and included Guest Booking and Interview Management tools make it effortless when managing and scheduling your interviews. Dynamically pull in bios and social media links that guests provide at the time of booking, directly into episode show notes with our Dynamic Show Notes Builder.

Track the success of your Interview Podcast with accurate and industry-recognized IAB Certified Podcast Analytics.

Start growing your Interview Podcast with Captivate today!

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The best interview podcast toolkit available in the world. Everything included on every plan. Never pay more for interview podcast features.

Free, Integrated Guest Booking Calendar

Tired of managing different platforms to book guests? Sick of copying and pasting to build your show notes? Want to save money by not paying for extra software?

Captivate has a free, fully integrated guest booking and management system that you can configure and send to a guest using a short, memorable booking link.

Once a guest has booked, Captivate handles all of the reminder emails and even gives you the guest's details to integrate into your episodes directly. Bye bye, copy and paste!

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Integrated Interview Management

Once your guests have booked their interview using Captivate, you can manage the whole process from your dashboard.

From gathering the right information for your show to making sure that cancelations and reschedules are simply communicated, Captivate handles it all.

Complete with a memorable public booking link, total availability control, and direct integration with your favorite remote recording platforms, Captivate's interview management features save you time AND money.

Dynamic Show Notes Builder

Save hours per week with Captivate's Dynamic Show Notes Builder, making creating discoverable and useful show notes so much more efficient.

By pulling in data from across your podcast dashboard (such as episode plans, guest details, research links, marketing, and sponsor links), Captivate will automatically construct useful show notes and publish them to your podcast episodes.

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Research Links Browser Extension

Using Captivate's Research Links feature, you can easily collate links and add them to your episode plans or directly to your show notes.

Deep research equals high-quality episodes. Now you can achieve that quality in a fraction of the time, and link all relevant episode links to guests, episodes, and planned productions.

Download Captivate's Podcast Research Tool extension for Chrome and save any link to your podcast research!

IAB-Certified Podcast Analytics

As the podcast industry continues to develop and evolve, the one thing that we are dedicated to as a podcast hosting platform is of course, the accuracy of your podcast analytics.

We are passionate about getting closer to the people listening, not just the number of file downloads that your podcast receives and that's why, Captivate, is proud to say that we are IAB-certified as a podcast analytics provider.

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Episode Planning

Plan your episodes, connect research links from across the web, add private production notes, link guests to episodes and print or email your episode plans to your team, guests, and more.

Then, convert your planned episodes to live episodes with one click - goodbye copy and paste!

Plus... Captivate will build your show notes for you automatically from your plan!

Bulk Ad Editor

For the busy, serious podcaster and producer, Captivate has four innovative bulk editing tools making it super easy to manage pre, post and mid-roll content across your entire podcast library!

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Ad Painter

Replace old baked-in content with new, dynamic content using Captivate's bulk ad painter technology.

Simply paint over your old audio and either upload replacement snippets or ask Captivate to dynamically insert something - perfect for getting rid of old adverts or out-of-date content without re-editing your episode!

Dynamic Ad Marketplace Powered by DAX

DAX is a powerful ad platform from Global that can help you monetize your podcast by connecting you with top advertisers and sponsors. With access to a global network of brands, DAX can help you maximize your revenue potential while maintaining control over the ads that appear on your show. Plus, DAX's advanced targeting and measurement capabilities can help you deliver more effective ad campaigns and provide valuable insights into your audience.

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REVENUE FROM
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Measure Your External Links

Along with our IAB Certified podcast analytics, you can also deep-dive into your Short Links, guest sharing links and podcast marketing links to track how your listeners are engaging and converting.

Choose Your Plan

All plans include a free no-obligation 7-day trial.
You'll get unlimited access to all features from day one, with no need to upgrade (ever!)

For Custom Plans or need over 150,000 downloads per month, please email [email protected] who can help.

For Custom Plans or need over 150,000 downloads per month, please email [email protected] who can help.

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Only available with Captivate!

Integrated Guest Booking • Interview Management • Episode Planning • Research Tools • Dynamic Show Notes and more!

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