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How to Designate Your Show as a YouTube Podcast

YouTube is increasingly promoting podcasts within its platform. By setting your playlist as a podcast, you can increase the visibility of your show and attract new listeners. Designating your show as a YouTube podcast is easy! Follow along with these simple step-by-step instructions to convert your show from a YouTube playlist to a YouTube Podcast.

Prerequisite: You have a YouTube channel with a playlist containing all your podcast episodes.

If you haven’t already created a playlist for your podcast episodes, create one before starting these steps. This playlist will serve as the foundation for your podcast feed. Once your playlist is ready, head over to your YouTube channel and access YouTube Studio.

Step 1: In the upper right corner of YouTube, click on your icon and from the dropdown menu select YouTube Studio.

Step 2: From the left-hand menu, select Content.

Step 3: Click on Playlists and locate the playlist containing your podcast episodes.

Step 4: Click on the three dots next to the playlist name and choose Set As Podcast.

Step 4: Enter your information and upload a square thumbnail image.

Step 5: Click Done to finalize the process.

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By following these simple instructions, you can effortlessly transform your YouTube playlist into a podcast and expand your audience reach. Remember, consistency, quality, and effective promotion are key ingredients for podcasting success.


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