What Best Describes you?

YouTuber Starting a Podcast

Appeal to a whole new subset of fans by expanding your YouTube channel into the podcasting space.

The skills needed to be successful in podcasting are so transferable from those you'll have picked up from YouTube, and we've got the perfect toolset to help you put them to use and broadcast your voice further than ever before.

Packed with intuitive marketing and monetization tools, including an in-house solution for offering premium content to paid subscribers, receiving tips and dynamically inserting ads, Captivate is the place for YouTubers looking to take podcasting seriously.

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Make your voice heard by more people than ever before with intuitive, effective marketing and monetization solutions and hit the ground running with your podcast.

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

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Single Promo Link

A memorable link that you can direct people to so that they can subscribe to your podcast in their podcast app of choice, on any device. All visits to this link are tracked and you can even see which apps people choose to listen in!

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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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.

Industry-Leading Podcasting 2.0 Support

Welcome to the next generation of podcasting with enhanced RSS feeds powered by Podcasting 2.0 - a more immersive and interactive experience for both listeners and creators. With features like Location Information, Medium Type, Custom Text, and new funding models, listeners now have additional ways to engage with their favorite podcasters, including you!

Podcasting 2.0 is always evolving and Captivate offers one of the most comprehensive Podcasting 2.0 platforms in the world!

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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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Captivate Creator Suite

Are you ready to create a profitable podcast that captivates your growing audience and nurtures each listener into a fan?

Captivate offers a unique range of powerful, well thought out features that aren't available anywhere else, to help you achieve just that. The Captivate Creator Suite is available to all podcasters, on every plan, at no extra cost. Because that's how it should be.

Find out more about Captivate Creator Suite.

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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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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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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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...

Jenn | Virtual Summit Search

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!

Diagnose what is stopping your podcast launch, now!

Did you know that there are only FOUR things that stop people like you from launching a successful podcast?

The problem is, you don't know which of the four is affecting you, so you can't overcome it because you don't know what to ask! Until now...

Take the 45-second test to uncover, diagnose and overcome the ONE major thing that is holding you back from launching your podcast!

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