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Introducing Resonate Hosting

Resonate Hosting is an easier way to distribute your podcast to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more 

Resonate Podcast Hosting

Updated July 14, 2023 /

Posted June 30, 2020

/ Resonate Recordings

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Resonate Hosting distributes your podcast to the world, and collects detailed analytics so you can study how your audience interacts with your content.

What if you could distribute your podcast to Apple, Spotify, and Google Podcasts on the same platform you use for editing and mixing your podcast? 

That would mean no more downloading your episode master, logging into a separate podcast hosting platform, uploading the file, typing out your episode title and description, scheduling a publish date, and submitting it. 

That would mean…

  • Less work
  • Less accounts and logins
  • More efficiency
  • More time for creating content

Resonate Hosting allows you to do just that: host your podcast on the same platform you trust for professional editing, mixing, and mastering services. 

What is Resonate Hosting?

Resonate Hosting distributes your podcast to the world, and collects detailed analytics so you can study how your audience interacts with your content. It also provides solutions for public and private RSS feeds so you can easily determine who has access to the content you’re distributing.

Why do you need podcast hosting? 

It’s simple. You need an RSS feed to submit your podcast to podcast directories like Spotify. The hosting platform is where all of the information about your podcast lives and where the RSS feed is generated so that your podcast is available on directories like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Audible, and many more. 

Resonate Hosting Features

With so many hosting providers available we wanted to make sure that Resonate Hosting was truly unique. So what makes Resonate Hosting different? Here are all of the features we built for V1. 

Simple User Experience

Resonate Hosting Upload and Scheduling Screen in Dark Mode
  • Allows your production and distribution processes to happen in the same system
  • No other hosting provider provides podcasters a full-service production partner and hosting platform within the same ecosystem 
  • Publish new episodes simply by selecting a date and let Resonate Hosting take care of the rest

One-Click Posting

  • Post your episodes directly from your Resonate account with one click or choose to schedule episodes to post at a future date/time
  • No other hosting platform provides truly simplified scheduling like this 

Audience Insights Dashboard

Screenshot of Resonate Hosting Analytics Dashboard
  • Track total podcast listens
  • Track downloads by podcast app and platform
  • Track downloads by episode
  • Detailed embed player analytics including percent played, total number of scrubs and skips
  • Track top performing episodes and episodes that have the most engagement over time

Embeddable Media Player

Screenshot of a Resonate Hosting Podcast Embed Player
  • Custom color palette
  • Attach podcast or episode artwork

Podcast Microsite

Resonate Hosting Microsite
  • Complete episode listing with a player to listen to each episode
  • Links to subscribe to your show in popular podcast players
  • Customizable theme to match your show’s color palette

Built for Speed

We built Resonate Hosting to be fast, but we were surprised by the performance. Our team did a benchmark test against the other Podcast Hosting platforms and here is what we found:

  • In our tests, audio hosted on Resonate downloaded twice as fast as files hosted on Libsyn
  • Resonate Hosting has the fastest feed download speed
  • We also have the fastest episode download speed. When a listener hits the download button in their podcast player, Resonate will download that episodes faster than the other hosting platforms

Resonate Customer Support

  • In-house live person support available
  • Real time online and in-app chat support
  • Slack channel integrations available
  • Dedicated account rep available

Private Hosting

  • Subscriber management
  • Private, individualized, RSS feeds for every subscriber
  • Prevent feeds from being listed in podcast directories

Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI)

Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) is a tool that lets you upload audio files (ads, announcements, etc) to your podcast episodes for a period of time, and then automatically remove them at the end of that time. With Resonate Hosting, you can now attach dynamic content to your podcast episodes as pre-roll, mid-roll, and post-roll ads.

dynamic ad insertion

Host campaigns, announce upcoming events, or let listeners know what you’re up to now no matter what episode they start listening to. Learn more about what DAI in Resonate hosting can do by visiting our Help Center.

Interested in Resonate Hosting?

We truly believe that Resonate hosting will make podcasting easier for our clients. As always, we are hungry for excellence and never satisfied with good enough. We plan to roll out many new features and improvements to Resonate Hosting over the coming months. If you sign up for Resonate Hosting and have constructive feedback for our team, please send us an email.

Learn more about Resonate Hosting here or chat with our team

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Resonate Recordings

Resonate Recordings is a comprehensive podcast production company. Headquartered in Derby City–Louisville, Kentucky–we are committed to developing partnerships with our clients, not just performing transactions. Since 2014 it’s been our mission to make podcasting easy for businesses, brands, entrepreneurs, and individuals. We do this by providing support with podcast launch, podcast consulting, podcast editing, podcast production, and other creative podcasting services.

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