PodBean Overview

Want to create a great podcast? Well Podbean offers a convenient & potent interface to do the same. Host live or prerecorded events & monetise your channel to create revenue streams. Easily create within a few steps & implement your AV elements, ready for publishing. Distribute & integrate your material…then gauge your progress with performance metrics to see how you can improve. Use the analytical report data & stats to compare with other benchmarks. Receive feedback from your audience & ensure that you offer engaging as well as meaningful content. Advertise material dynamically for stellar ROI results. Boost your outreach via social media integrations plus extensions. Live stream commenting creates an interactive platform to evoke further viewer interest. Acquire virtual funds by way of ticket sales & gifts. Record, edit & publish audio using their mobile device optimised app, specifically designed for enthusiasts willing to add another layer to their filmography.

Use your own domain, utilise infinite hosting, use professionally themed preset templates to personalise your campaign & schedule publishing for episodic timeline videos. Furthermore, embed players on your site with varying styles to accommodate all formats, automated distribution features, dedicated Amazon Alexa apps for ecommerce purposes & email client compatibility for additional support. Track user demographics, monitor downloads, time based activity & user retention for comprehensive insight. Add subscription options for pay per view models & encourage donations cum rewards by establishing patron pages. Co-host or add a guest during live events to excite keen subscribers. Add effects, soundtracks & music, while responding to comments as well as follow them too. Connect with others & access shared information securely.

Nevertheless, Podbean does suffer from limited security overall, potentially rendering it vulnerable to abuse. Moreover, functionality can be quite skeletal, with no specific uptime pledge. It also lacks any backup protocol & has a limited refund period, should you decide to change your mind. Finally, extra bandwidth attracts further charges, making this a costly software to run for some. So think twice before going for this. Will it suit your intended use & fit the expected budget? These factors need to be considered…

PodBean Features

  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Audience Analytics
  • Audience Engagement
  • Customizable Branding
  • Data Capture and Transfer
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Profiling
  • Data Storage Management
  • Data synchronization
  • Event Scheduling
  • Live Streaming Production
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile alerts
  • Multi-channel marketing
  • Multiple user accounts
  • Multistreaming
  • Performance monitoring
  • Real time analytics
  • Real-time Broadcasting
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Scheduled / Automated Reports
  • Scheduling
  • Search/Filter
  • Session Recording
  • Social Media Streaming
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Two-Way Audio & Video
  • User Management
  • Video Monetization Tools


Available on: Free, Free Trail, Subscription
  • Starting Price: $14/month

  • Trail Days: 7