How to Setup your Podcast on Amazon Alexa | Podcast Distribution

With Amazon Alexa becoming one of the most popular smart speakers, it’s no wonder that many podcasters want to set up their podcast on it. It’s actually a lot easier to get your podcast on Amazon Alexa than it was a few years ago. Here's how to setup your podcast on Amazon Alexa

How to Setup your Podcast on Amazon Alexa | Podcast Distribution

In 2018, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) estimated that Amazon Echo/Alexa made up about 70% of the U.S. smart speaker market. In order to get your podcast on Amazon Echo and Alexa, you’ll need to submit your podcast to the TuneIn Directory.

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How to Submit your Podcast to TuneIn and Amazon Alexa

What is TuneIn?

TuneIn is an American audio streaming service that delivers live news, radio, sports, music, and podcasts to over 60 million monthly active users. Thanks to their built in Alexa Skill, podcast shows on TuneIn are automatically available on Amazon Echo devices.

First, you’ll want to submit your Podcast details through their Podcast Application form.

What information will you need to have ready?

It’s always a good idea to have your podcast and account information on hand so you can quickly run through the application process.Here’s what you’ll need in order to add your podcast to Tune In and Alexa:

  • Your email address: (required)
  • Podcast Title: (required)
  • Host Name: 
  • XML/RSS Feed URL: (required)
  • Country:
  • Language: (required)
  • Website Address:
  • Podcast Genre: {Pick one that best matches your podcast} (required)
  • Podcast Email:
  • Phone Number:
  • Twitter:
  • Comment:

After that, you’ll need to accept the terms and conditions. By selecting yes, you are saying that you are authorized to update the podcast and understand the terms.

How to setup your podcast on Amazon Alexa

How long does the application process take?

It can take up to two weeks for your podcast to be available on TuneIn and Amazon Alexa.

You should get an email that says your show has been accepted. If not, just check the 

And that’s it! Getting your podcast on Amazon Alexa is easier than you probably thought. 

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