It's FREE! That's right, 100% free. We never require you to purchase a subscription plan to host your podcast - no matter how much bandwidth you use. PodcastOne handles all costs for you!
Why is Launchpad Free?
First, it's an awesome way for PodcastOne to find the next wave of great podcast talent - which could be YOU!
In order to keep this service completely free to you, we have the right to sell up to 2 minutes of digitally inserted ads in the pre-roll and mid-roll break, and retain the revenue. (see below
With simple steps and easy-to-follow instructions, you don't need to be a tech wizard to launch your podcast here. For the more experienced, the platform is designed with optional features that serve the tech-savvy power-user as well. Find step-by-step instructions to create your show, upload episodes, and more here
In-Depth Analytics INCLUDED! We know there is power in information, so we give you access to a dashboard with all analytics and insights at no cost.
What Analytics, Measurements and Metrics Do I Have Access To?
Here are samples of the data you will see in your dashboard:
You Own EVERYTHING! This includes your content, logos, IP,etc., so that if you leave the platform, you get to take everything with you, including subscribers. And you keep 100% of the revenue from ads you sell.
PodcastOne Supports You! With more than 2 billion downloads annually on PodcastOne's 300 star-studded podcasts, the network will provide extensive promotion to drive listeners to the Launchpad platform. Plus, no need to go through the complicated process of trying to join a network. PodcastOne is paying attention to Launchpad programs, and will move you to the front of the line if you succeed!
How Does PodcastOne's Involvement Benefit You?
PodcastOne will promote the Launchpad discovery platform across its lineup of top-tier programs to drive significant traffic.
Not only that, but if you grow your show large enough, you may be offered the opportunity to partner directly with PodcastOne, which features programs from every category. That means your podcast might be next to podcasters like Adam Carolla, Shaquille O'Neal and Kaitlyn Bristowe. You would also have the support of a PodcastOne producer, as well as marketing, promotion, guest booking and sales support. Your podcast could become a consistent revenue-generator for you as a result. That means money, money, money!
We Know Podcasting: Developed by one of the largest podcast networks, Launchpad is built with the philosophies that drive success. We bring that insight and experience to give you the right tools to grow your show.
Launchpad is a Podcast Discovery Platform: Launchpad is not only a hosting platform for podcasters, but also a forward-facing consumer platform. This means you and everyone else can listen to your show right from the Launchpad site.
How Will People Find My Podcast?
Launchpad is a discovery platform where users can search by show, topic and more to find new podcasts - like yours!
Additionally, PodcastOne's promotion of Launchpad will drive a high volume of traffic to the website.
Distributing Your Podcast:
Launchpad is a one-step distribution outlet, and will automatically publish your program and episodes on our listener platform for easy access. You can also distribute your podcast through other publishing platforms, including Apple Podcasts and Google Play. We do not limit where you can distribute. Learn How
Why Own Your Distribution?
You are creating this podcast, so you should have the right to choose where it's distributed. We provide an RSS feed and instructions to be able to distribute your podcast in as many places as you'd like. And even if you leave Launchpad, you get to take everything with you.
You Keep 100% of the Ads You Sell: If you sell ads into your show, you get to keep 100% of the revenue. This includes live reads and pre-recorded ads you sell directly to an advertiser and embed in the podcast.