PodcastOne has announced Launchpad. It is a new place for podcasters to launch and host their podcast content. Launchpad is free, easy to use, and a great discovery took for podcast lovers, with content on every topic.
Launchpad was created from the minds of leading podcast company PodcastOne. With more than 2 billion downloads annually, across 300 of today’s top programs, along with experience creating, distributing, promoting, and selling advertising in podcasts, PodcastOne knows the ins and outs of the industry to deliver the best tools for podcasters and listeners.
Benefits of using Launchpad:
- Unlimited free hosting
- All analytics are free
- 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.
- You decide where you want to distribute your podcast
- PodcastOne shows promote Launchpad. PodcastOne has over 2 billion downloads annually, and we know how to do this.
- Launchpad is a great way to get your podcast noticed, and you could be offered the opportunity to become a part of PodcastOne’s roster.
PodcastOne explains why Launchpad is free. “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.”
One of the most interesting things about Launchpad is that PodcastOne gives podcasters an RSS feed and instructions, so that podcasters can distribute their podcast in as many places as they like.
If a podcasters chooses to leave Launchpad, they can follow instructions provided by PodcastOne to do that. You can set up a redirect to a new hosting platform, so you can keep all your subscribers. Insert the new RSS feed into the field provided in Launchpad, and click “Close My Account” to complete the redirect.