How to Submit Your Podcast to TuneIn: A step-by-step illustrated guide


Dear future/ up and coming podcasters, if you have been reading about how people are now listening to podcasts by Asking Amazon Alexa to play the podcasts on Amazon Echo, then you must have read about TuneIn. But, what is TuneIn, and why would you want to have your podcast on it?

So, how to submit your podcast on TuneIn?

To submit your podcast to TuneIn, follow these three simple steps:

  • Step one: Open this forum that is on TuneIn.
  • Step Two: Fill all of the required details, then send your email.
  • Step three: Wait for your podcast to be approved.

There are some requirements that your podcast should meet for you to submit your podcast to TuneIn. To know what these requirements are and to have a step by step illustrated guide that you could use to get your podcast on TuneIn, then continue reading this blog post.

How to submit your podcast to TuneIn?

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Submitting your podcast to TuneIn is very simple. There are only three main requirements that your podcast should meet, and there are also only three steps that you have to follow to get your show on TuneIn.

What are TuneIn’s requirements for Podcasts?

Let us start by talking about the three main requirements. They are the following:

  • Requirement one: Make sure that your podcast’s artwork is PNG or JPG.
  • Requirement two: Make sure that your podcast’s artwork is at least 1400 x 1400 pixels.
  • Requirement three: You should already have one podcast episode created that is in mp3 or m4a audio format.
  • Requirement four: Your podcast must have a unique title

Now that we know what the main requirements are, let us dive into the illustrated step by step guide to getting your podcast on TuneIn.

What are TuneIn’s podcast submission steps?

Step one: Open this forum that is on TuneIn

For step one, all you have to do is click here.

Step Two: Fill all of the required details, then send your email

Now, you are going to type and fill in all of the needed details. You are going to type in the following:

  • Your email address
  • Your podcast’s title
  • Your podcast’s hostname ( not required)
  • Your podcast’s RSS Feed URL
  • The language you speak on your podcast
  • Your websites URL ( not required)
How to Submit Your Podcast to TuneIn: A step-by-step illustrated guide
  • One genre that represents your podcast’s content
  • Your podcast’s email
  • Your phone number
  • Your Twitter account
  • Any comments that you have in mind

After that, read TuneIn’s Term and Conditions, check the box next to the following phrase: “I accept and agree to the Terms & Conditions.

Finally, click on the Send Email button.

Step three: Wait for your podcast to be approved

After you hit the Send Email button, you will receive an email from TuneIn. Typically, your podcast should be live on TuneIn within 24 hours.

Why you should submit your podcast to TuneIn?

By default, Amazon Alexa plays podcasts from TuneIn whenever someone asks her to play a particular podcast. With AI home assistants like Amazon Echo becoming more popular every day, they might be how the majority of people play podcasts in the near future.

Now, podcasters can make Alexa play them podcasts from Spotify or Apple podcasts, but they have to set up the Alexa skill for that manually.

You can learn more about how you can make Alexa play your podcasts from Spotify and Apple Podcasts, then make sure that you read my Ask Alexa to Play Podcasts on Spotify & Apple Podcasts Right Now blog post.

How to make Alexa play podcasts?

What other directories should podcast creators submit their podcast to?

  1. Spotify
  2. Apple Podcasts

How to get your podcast on Spotify?

Currently, Spotify is the biggest podcasting platform, as in, it has the biggest number of podcast listeners on it. Recently, it was announced that people can now ask Alexa to play podcasts from Spotify.

So, it is a no brainer that you must have your podcast on Spotify. To learn all about Spotify’s requirements and for an illustrated step by step guide to getting your podcast show on Spotify, make sure that you check out and read my How to Publish A Podcast on Spotify blog post.

How to Publish A Podcast on Spotify?

How to get your podcast on Apple Podcast?

Although Apple Podcasts is no longer the number one podcasting platform, it is still sitting pretty at number two. Besides, Apple Podcasts is yet another podcasting platform that people can ask Alexa to play podcasts from.

Thus, make sure that you get your podcast on Apple Podcast. You can use my How to Publish A Podcast on Apple Podcasts blog post to learn about Apple Podcast’s requirements and to follow the step by step guide that I have written.

How to Publish A Podcast on Apple Podcasts?

Other questions related to how to get your podcast on TuneIn

What is TuneIn?

TuneIn is an audio streaming service that Amazon Alexa uses by default to play podcasts whenever someone asks her to play a podcast. It has more than seventy-five million active users every month.

How to get your podcast on Pandora?

  • Click on the following: Pandora AMP.
  • Log in or register for a new account if you don’t have one.
  • Your podcast’s cover art should be 3000 x 3000 pixels.
  • Your podcast’s cover art should be in .png or .jpeg.
  • Your podcast’s cover art should not be explicit.
  • Your podcast’s cover art should be original.
  • Add your podcast’s RSS feed.

For a step by step illustrated guide that you could follow, make sure to check out and read my How to Submit Your Podcast to Pandora: A Step-by-Step Guide blog post.

That’s it for today’s post. You should now know what the podcast submission requirements are for TuneIn + what the submission steps are. To sum it up, the conditions are the following:

  • Requirement one: Make sure that your podcast’s artwork is PNG or JPG.
  • Requirement two: Make sure that your podcast’s artwork is at least 1400 x 1400 pixels.
  • Requirement three: You should already have one podcast episode created that is in mp3 or m4a audio format.
  • Requirement four: Your podcast must have a unique title

And the steps are the following:

  • Step one: Open this forum that is on TuneIn.
  • Step Two: Fill all of the required details, then send your email.
  • Step three: Wait for your podcast to be approved.

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Till next time,

Ayah

Ayah Assem

I am a creator and a consumer of many forms of artistic content. With podcasting leaving its mark and declaring its significance in the current content world, I have decided to learn everything related to how to create a podcast. Who knows, maybe in the near future I will start uploading and sharing my creative work in the audio format. Join me on my journey of understanding the podcasting world, as I will be sharing with you all of the information that I am going to learn. Feel free to share with me your podcasting journey at podcastingdiaries@gmail.com and keep an eye on all of the music, books, podcasts, movies, tv shows, and YouTube channels that I always reference.

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