To publish your podcast online, you need to:
Some dedicated podcast hosting services do all this automatically for a price, but there are cheaper options for beginners or creators on a budget. If you intend to keep working on your show professionally after leaving the Institute, you can check out some options at the bottom of this page.
Apple Podcasts has a technical guide on how to publish on their platform, including tips that are valid everywhere.
Any Wordpress blog (even with a free Wordpress.com account) can be used to generate your RSS feed.
1. Create a post category for your podcast (you could call it... "podcast")
2. In your editor panel, Settings.
3. On the right, go to Writing, then scroll down to "Podcasting". Click on "Manage details".
4. Edit the details of your podcast to make the feed valid for Podcast catalogues - note that your podcast icon should be at least 1400x1400 pixels.
The following hosting services are generally recommended by podcast guides. We have tried sorting them in descending order based on online reviews. Their pricing covers very different services and functionalities, so they are not so easy to compare. While some of them offer cheaper or even free options, we decided to first list the cheapest "large enough" (sometimes unlimited) option for each hosting service:
What can you get for free?