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Small Business Starting a Podcast

We know that with your small business, it's all about the bottom line.

That's why Captivate was designed from the ground up to be outstanding value, to save you time and money AND to help you convert downloads into revenue: with a full suite of monetization options and a UI so intuitive it feels like second nature, we're in the business of making your podcast profitable, fast.

Securely delegate with unlimited team members, manage permissions for each one and let us help you scale your business, your marketing and your influence into the audio space.

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Designed with conversion and monetization in mind, Captivate is the smart option for small business owners looking to turn their podcast into an additional revenue stream or successful marketing channel.

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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Accept Listener Tips

Looking for a way to earn revenue from your podcast without committing to ongoing membership programs?

Give your listeners the option to support your show with a Tip and you will generate income quickly while maintaining diversity in your monetization strategy.

QUICK
Secure

SUPPORT WITH
No Commitment

ANYTIME
Revenue

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

One-Click Media Kit

Showcase your podcast's unique value proposition, demographics, and engagement metrics to attract potential sponsors and make a compelling case for why they should invest in your podcast.

A well-crafted sponsor media kit helps you to set your rates and negotiate deals with confidence.

QUICK
Easy to Create

TOP-LEVEL
Podcast Snapshot

PERFECT FOR POTENTIAL
Sponsors

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Connect Your Own Domain Name for Free

Connecting your own custom domain name not only enhances your podcast's credibility but also makes it easily discoverable across various platforms.

Your Custom Domain is also used for your branded Short Links as well as your Captivate Website and all of your membership, tipping & subscription pages.

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Stunning, No-Code Podcast Websites

Launching a simple website for your podcast has never been easier! With Captivate's in-built website tools, you'll be live in no time! Every podcast hosted using Captivate can enjoy a completely free podcast website that is easy to use, looks stunning on any device, and is fully setup for search engine optimization (SEO).

Measurable Marketing Links

Your Marketing Links library is a convenient place to store all of your podcast-related marketing links, such as social media, monetization or podcast directory links, for easy access and also to help "feed" other parts of Captivate such as your podcast player, free Captivate Site, and Single Promotional Link.

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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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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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Create Your Podcast Network

Create your podcast network, invite your team, cross-promote your episodes, and analyze your entire network's performance and analytics in one place, and in just a few clicks.

Captivate powers some of the biggest networks in the world and gives the same tools to you, the serious indie podcaster.

Network Podcast Feed

By creating a network-level feed for your podcasts, you can submit the whole network to podcast apps, or share it with advertising partners, etc.

Additionally, any podcast on your network feed will automatically have new episodes published to your feed.

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Granular Podcast Team Access

You can add unlimited team members to your podcasting team at no charge with Captivate and grant each team member the specific permissions that they need, and only those.

When you create a podcast with Captivate, you automatically become the owner of that show. You are then able to add additional team members giving them their own unique permission and access levels at no extra cost.

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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!

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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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

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Unlimited Podcast Uploads

Never worry about running out of storage space, having to delete older episodes, or being charged for your file uploads.

Whether you're a seasoned podcaster with a vast catalog or just starting out focus on producing high-quality episodes and building a loyal audience, while we handle the storage logistics.

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No Time or File Size Limits

Say goodbye to worrying about time limits or having to split your content into multiple parts. Whether you want to dive deep into engaging conversations, explore in-depth topics, or create epic storytelling experiences, our unlimited podcasting time empowers you to express yourself fully.

Personal, 5-Star Customer Support

Captivate is renowned for the best customer service in the entire industry.

With consistent 5-star support reviews, our team covers all major timezones and we guarantee that you'll always speak to the right person at the right time.

There's no such thing as a silly question and our team will never make you feel like you're asking something that you shouldn't!

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Growth Labs

Captivate Growth Labs is a safe place to learn all of the skills that no one told you that you needed to become a successful podcaster and is completely free to all Captivate users!

With an actionable and continually expanding library of courses and workshops diving deep into all facets of podcast marketing, audience growth and monetization, you'll never feel stuck, you'll never feel lost and you'll never feel alone as you watch your audience and your downloads grow.

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Quickly & Easily Distribute Your Podcast Everywhere, with a Single Click

Podcast distribution is a vital part of podcasting. Making your show available in as many outlets as possible gives you the best possible chance to reach new listeners across the globe, on any device.

Captivate's distribution center takes away all of that confusion and makes it easy (and free!) to submit your podcast to every directory in the world, with handy quick links for submission (and one-click submission for the podcast platforms that support it.)

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Unlimited Episodes

With unlimited podcast episodes, you have the flexibility to experiment with different formats, explore new ideas, and evolve your show over time. Expand your podcast library, build a comprehensive archive, and keep your listeners engaged with fresh and exciting episodes.

Never worry about your "plan" not being big enough or needing to upgrade to publish something new!

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Official WordPress Plugin

A free WordPress plugin offering complete integration between your Captivate podcast hosting and your custom WordPress website.

Captivate Sync™ is Captivate's free WordPress podcasting plugin that allows you to easily link your WordPress website to your Captivate podcast hosting account, and seamlessly publish from one platform to the other whilst keeping everything synchronised.

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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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I've been with captivate.FM with my podcast Stillness in the Storms for over 2 years. My podcast has grown steadily.What is incredible...

James Walker

16 May 2023

I've been with captivate.FM with my podcast Stillness in the Storms for over 2 years. My podcast has grown steadily.What is incredible...

Steven Webb

16 May 2023

I love working with this very easy to use and powerful app. Guys on captivate support are very helpful !

Juliette DARGAND

16 May 2023

The absolute best podcast hosting service because it's so much more than just hosting. High quality people with drive, deep knowledg...

Seth Creekmore

22 November 2022

Amazing customer service - I really appreciate how fast Captivate gets back to you with a response and they are also so helpful. I highly...

cairp dream team

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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3 February 2022

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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