Podcasters can now add their RSS feed to YouTube

Podcast creators can now submit their RSS feed to YouTube and YouTube Music, the corporate revealed in a video uploaded to its Creator Insider channel. It was beforehand introduced in August that assist was coming for RSS feeds. The performance was accessible as an invite-only beta take a look at final 12 months.

The transfer to embrace RSS feeds helps YouTube cement its place as a prime vacation spot for podcasts. Different platforms solely make RSS feeds accessible for listeners, whereas YouTube takes episodes from an RSS feed and turns them into YouTube movies. This advantages audio-first podcasters since YouTube routinely takes an uploaded RSS feed and creates movies with the podcast’s present artwork as a static picture.

Picture Credit: YouTube

Podcasters can submit an RSS feed to YouTube by going to YouTube Studio, clicking the “Create” button within the upper-right nook after which deciding on “Submit RSS feed.” There’s additionally an choice to attach an current podcast to an RSS feed within the Content material tab. When a brand new episode is added to the RSS feed, YouTube will routinely add the video to the channel and notify subscribers.

Final week, Google reported that YouTube has greater than 100 million paid customers throughout YouTube Music and YouTube Premium.

Up to date 2/8/24 with the elimination of an incorrect assertion that claims Spotify doesn’t assist RSS performance.

Leave a Comment