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What is a Podcast? How To Earn Money From Podcasting?

by Vishwajeet Kumar

Today I will tell you what Podcasting is, what its scope, and how you can earn money just by spreading your feelings or information through your voice with Podcasting’s help. Make sure you read this full article to know all this.

There are many countries like the US, UK, Australia, and more, where Podcasts are very popular, and there’s a lot of competition in that too. But in India, that is a new thing. You’ll get much less competition in this.

What is a Podcast and how to earn money from podcasting

In Future India, the Podcast will be really bright. For this reason, many businesses have started promoting their Bussiness through Podcasts. Let’s take some basic information about Podcasts.

What is a Podcast?

Podcasting means sharing content through audio with a lot of people. Like that, people on YouTube are sharing their knowledge through video.

In other words, say, ” You can share any information or content with many people through your audio. You can provide them with some value. 

We name the content any content which is in the form of audio as Podcast. The article you are reading, for instance, is in written form. Podcasts are likewise in audio form. 

When we post a podcast on a website where people listen to that Podcast, this thing is called Podcasting. Podcasting can also be called your own Radio station.

A Podcast is an audio format, where you share your story or the information. Like you make videos on YouTube and earn money from them, you can earn money by uploading audio in Podcasting.

Look, as of now, the videos are very popular, and everyone wants to see the videos, but at the time when people do not have time, they will not prefer to watch the video. But then they would like to listen to audio information because they can do work while listening to audio.

If you are going somewhere on the bus or train, in this condition, you do not want to watch videos on mobile. You will prefer to listen to a story or motivational Podcast or listen to some useful information using headphones.

What Kind Of Podcasts Can You Make?

You can make podcasts of the field in which you have an interest.

  • You can give financial advice
  • You can tell funny jokes
  • You can make some short stories
  • You can teach Blogging and SEO

Meaning that you can share that knowledge with the whole world through audio.

You just have to provide some value to the audience.

How to Start Podcasting?

To start Podcasting, you will need a few things, such as a good mic and a Smartphone, and a WordPress plugin to easily display podcast episodes on your website. If you do not have a mic, you can record audio from the mic of your smartphone and upload it to the Podcasting App.

If you want to make your Podcast a Profession, then you can use Audio Editor. If you have a laptop or PC, then by installing Audacity in it, you can edit voice records properly.

If you do not have a laptop, you want to make voice recordings good through mobile phone, you can install Lexis Audio Editor from Play Store, and you can record voice from there and also edit them. The more you clear the voice, the more people will like your audio.

Best Podcasting App

Suppose you have recorded the Podcast well and have also edited it. After that, you have to join some good Podcasting Platforms and upload your Podcast there. 

Now I am going to tell you about the best podcasting application where you can easily upload your audio.

  1. Anchor: The first platform which I will tell you is Anchor. The  Anchor is a platform that you can easily use in laptops and mobile phones. Here you can upload unlimited podcasts that are also absolutely free. 
  2. Google Podcasts: – Google Podcasts is also another best alternative to Anchor. Many people also upload podcasts on a daily basis on Google podcasts. The interface of Google Podcast is a simple one where you can easily upload podcasts.
  3. Castbox: – Castbox is also a free podcast app. Here you will get to listen to more than 70 language podcasts, and you can upload podcasts here in any language. Here you also get the facility of multiple device support and cloud storage. Due to which you can easily do your work by logging in on any device.

There are more platforms like Spotify, SoundCloud, TuneIn Radio, Podcast Addict, JioSaavan.

Can we Earn Money from Podcasts?

Yes, you can earn a good amount of money from podcasts too. But for that, you have to continually work on your Podcast and upload the Podcast on a daily basis.

Here you will not be able to start earning money overnight, for that you will have to give a little time. As the view above, your Podcast will start, and your followers will also be turned on, then you have many ways to earn money from the Podcast.

How to Monetize your Podcast?

There are many ways with which you can monetize your Podcast and earn a lot of money from it. Many people are making a lot of money from their own Podcasts using different methods. Let’s know about all these methods.

Affiliated Marketing

This is a great way to earn money from your Podcast, you can send a link of the product to the members who listen to your audio as per their need, and if they buy something through that link, you will get your commission.

In this way, you can do Affiliate Marketing and earn money through your Podcast.


You can also earn a lot of money from sponsors. If your Podcast is very popular and favorite among people, big companies will contact you to promote their product among your listeners. You can charge any amount of money according to your mind and your listeners. Because these companies are very big. They spend a lot of money to promote their product. So by using this other method, you can earn money from your Podcast.


If Engagement with users in your Podcast is very good, then this method will be very beneficial for you. If you are giving very important and helpful information to your users through your Podcast.

So if you appeal to the user to give you the donation, then they will not back down at all. Because if you work too hard in your podcast field. So every user will be fully aware of you, and he will definitely support you. Therefore, you can also earn money through donations.

Podcast Subscription

In today’s time, everyone uses this method. If your Podcast is very popular, people love to listen to your Podcast. So you can also keep a Monthly Podcast Subscription for your users.

If the number of subscribers to your Podcast is very high, then you can take 100-200 per month from each person. Suppose your subscriber number is 2000, and you took ₹ 100 per month from each person, then you will easily earn ₹ 200000 per month.

Online Course

This method is very popular nowadays, you can give knowledge to people through your voice on your Podcast, but at the same time, you can also promote the course you have created.

If people have full confidence in your Podcast and any information given by you helps people, then many of your subscribers will definitely buy 

your course, so that you can earn a lot of money.


Friends, if you feel that you can provide value to people just by speaking, then Podcasting is for you. You have to keep your Podcast always interesting so that your user base can be bigger.

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Jatin Munjal September 1, 2020 - 7:41 am

Hlo Vishwajeet sir,
This is an awesome and very very informative post about what podcast is and what it’s in scope in the future.
Yes, peoples will always consume content in the form of text, video and audio.
Thanks for sharing such an amazing article bro.
Jatin Munjal

Masood Ahmad September 1, 2020 - 12:49 pm

Nice and informative article. What you think of buzzsprout as I have seen their promotions.

Lisa Sicard September 1, 2020 - 5:39 pm

Hi Vishwajeet, excellent piece on podcasting! I really need to try to start mine again over on Anchor. I did enjoy it and it was quicker than blogging. I do some with Sue-Ann from Write Mix for Business too.
I think you have inspired me! I didn’t think about the affiliate marketing aspect or the courses which I just launched on Udemy.
Thank you! Have a great day Vishwajeet.

Vishwajeet Kumar September 1, 2020 - 5:44 pm

Hello Lisa,

Yeah Sue is doing some podcasting and videos too. Glad you found the post helpful.

Vishwajeet Kumar

Yasar Arafath October 22, 2020 - 8:41 am

Howdy Vishwa Bro,

You got covered all the basics of podcast as I was keen to understand the concept. The post helps me a lot and It’s simple to understand.

Vishwajeet Kumar October 22, 2020 - 12:17 pm

Hello Bro,

Glad you liked it. Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Vishwajeet Kumar

Sweety Joshi January 18, 2021 - 8:20 am

Helloo,Vishwajeet brother!
First of all I would like to say “OUTSTANDING POST” honestly saying you cleared my many doubts about podcasting like how to monetize and all. It’s super informative post! Actually I’m thinking about to start a podcast but I don’t know so much information about that and you made it easy for me. Thank you so much for explaining everything in a detailed way.
Love and light 💛
~ Sweety Joshi

Vishwajeet Kumar January 18, 2021 - 12:01 pm

Hello Sweety,

Glad you found the post helpful. Keep Visiting Dear Sister. 🙂

Vishwajeet Kumar


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