Podcast Type

Create a Private Podcast

Creating a private podcast, whether for your internal communications, your members or for secure communications with your hobby group, or friends has never been easier!

Captivate's private podcasting features have been built with speed & security in mind and allow you to simply create a custom podcast that only you can give access to.

Plus, you can integrate your current workflow, email platform or membership for total control!

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Captivate has the most useful, most comprehensive private podcasting features available anywhere - plus, they're included on every single Captivate podcasting plan!

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Private Podcasting

With private podcasts, creators can provide a unique listening experience for select audiences.

Whether it's premium membership content, internal company updates or VIP interviews, Captivate's private podcasting ensures that valuable insights and entertainment are shared with a carefully curated group.

Time Saving Integrations

From email marketing platforms such as Mailchimp to podcast transcription services like Descript to online recording platforms like Squadcast, our easy-to-set-up partner integrations will extend your podcasting capabilities and optimize your workflow.

You can even connect Captivate to Zapier to supercharge your entire workflow!

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Membership Subscriptions

Sell fully customizable podcast subscription memberships directly to your fans with Captivate's simple, scalable memberships toolkit.

Set up and start earning real revenue within minutes!

UNLIMITED
Members

EXCLUSIVE
Content

EARLY
Access

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Exclusive & Bonus Content

Give members subscription-only access to exclusive episodes, ad-free versions of your episodes, and more for them to listen to within Apple Podcasts or their podcast app of choice.

Easy to manage, quick to publish and powerful for listener loyalty!

BUILD
Anticipation

GROW
Your Community

PREMIUM
Content

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Early Access Content

Emulate the biggest shows on the planet and give your loyal members subscription-only access to content before anyone else with just two clicks.

TIMED
Content

DELIGHT
Members

BUILD A
Content Strategy

Measurable Short Links

Turn long external URLs from sponsors or your own marketing strategy into short, branded and memorable links.

Visits to these links are fully tracked, giving you an insight into how your promotions, affiliate traffic and other important links are performing.

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Hassle-Free RSS Feeds

The unique URL for your podcast RSS feed is the feed that you will submit to Apple Podcasts, Spotify etc within the Distribute section of your Captivate dashboard. You can copy this to your clipboard by clicking Copy or clicking Copy Feed URL in the blue show header of your Captivate dashboard.

Unlock extra functionality with Podcast 2.0's RSS Enhancements and don't worry about the technicalities of "creating an RSS feed" - we do all of this for you, automatically.

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.

TARGETED
Ads

BIG GROWTH
Opportunities

REVENUE FROM
Day One

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.

What real podcasters say about our podcast hosting...

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22 November 2022

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12 October 2022

I couldn't be more happy with my experience with Captivate. Previously, I was using Simplecast, but there was a lot I wasn't able t...

Sarah M

14 September 2022

Really great service with easy learning curve for use. Helpful knowledge base.

Andrew Ware

18 August 2022

These guys make my life so much easier. I love that they handle all things podcast for me, guest scheduling, episode uploading, distribu...

Bree Carlile

4 April 2022

I hesitated to move my podcast to Captivate.fm but I wish I hadn't waited for a second. Captivate makes your life as a podca...

Victoria Bennion

14 February 2022

I switched to Captivate due to some dishonest business practices from my previous podcast host. I was BLOWN AWAY by what I found whe...

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Verbal Diorama
with Em

The long-running movie podcast by Em McGowan has been successfully publishing for 230+ episodes and has grown a cult following of loyal fans. Here's how Captivate helps!

Verbal Diorama Podcast - hosted on Captivate podcast hosting

The News Agents,
by Global

Emily Maitlis, Jon Sopel and Lewis Goodall - three of the UK's top, most revered journalists - host one of the world's biggest news podcasts: The News Agents, produced by Global.

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Bring Your Product Idea to Life

Vicki Weinberg started, grew, and became an award-winning podcaster in just two years - here's how Captivate helped & continues to help with Vicki's journey to success!

Bring Your Idea to Life Podcast - hosted on Captivate podcast hosting
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Unique, exclusive podcast growth & monetization tools at no extra cost.
Only available with Captivate!

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

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