Once you have your episode ready you have to upload it to the podcasting websites.
Although you can do it, hosting on your website is not the best compared to hosting it on podcast hosting sites
You could upload the podcast file to your website but this is not recommendable since many additions of your files will consume the bandwidth and storage space on your website very quickly, as you produce more and as soon as you start having considerable downloads.
This does not mean that your listeners do not have it to listen to your episodes on your website
You can easily paste the code offered by any hosting platform for you to embed it on your website.
It is very easy to embed episodes from big platforms like Soundcloud on your website.
They provide you with the code you need.
For example, on the website knowledgeformen.com, you can see that the podcast files are on an external site although you can play the episodes on the website
Besides, there are many plugins for WordPress that can allow your audience to listen to your episodes on your website.
There are many sites for hosting your Podcasts. Such include Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Podchaser, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Pandora, and many more
If you want to succeed make sure your podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify directories since these are the most popular sites where your target audience will easily find you there
Also get your podcast to be listed in Stitcher, Pandora, TuneIn, and iHeartRadio
It is always best to write Podcast descriptions since like Podcast Artwork they can inspire your target audience to subscribe
Optimize your podcast using the correct SEO strategies as well as adding it into the correct category
Adding your podcast in the correct category will bring you your target audience since this is very important in SEO
When starting you can update your fans on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, your email list, and other sites to check your podcast.
This will give you a big boost in your podcasting career