The Inspired Business Podcast

25 | How to Launch a Podcast in 4 Easy Steps

February 27, 2023
The Inspired Business Podcast
25 | How to Launch a Podcast in 4 Easy Steps
Show Notes

Confused about what it takes to launch a podcast? Join the club. Podcasting can seem like an enigma from the outside looking in. What do you need to do in order to make sure your new podcast doesn’t fall flat? Is there a magic formula to announcing a successful podcast? Not really. But there are some simple best practices you can follow.

This episode of The Inspired Business Podcast is all about giving you an inside look at the steps required to start a podcast so you can move confidently toward your own podcast launch. We’ll talk about the nuts and bolts of recording and publishing your episodes, as well as how to get listeners rallied around your podcast before it even goes live. You’re going to discover that launching a podcast is not actually confusing or difficult at all, once you know the steps to take.


  • Four steps to follow in order to successfully launch your podcast
  • Why you need a trailer and kick-off episodes posted for launch day
  • Recommended tools for recording your podcast episodes
  • Recommended tools for hosting your podcast
  • Recommended podcast directories (and how to submit to them)
  • How to tell people about your podcast and ask for reviews

Resources mentioned in this episode:
Misty Phillip - Spark Media Ventures
Spark Collective - Misty’s private member group
Carrie Vajko - Podcast marketing expert

Podcast recording tools:

Podcast hosting services:

Podcast directories:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Spotify
  • Stitcher
  • Google Podcasts
  • Overcast
  • Amazon Music
  • Lots more…

Article: How to submit your podcast to Apple

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