From the blog

27
Sep

Why we’re sticking with MP3

by Mark Steadman

Podiant founder Mark Steadman shares his thoughts on why Apple overstepped their bounds by recommending a switch from the ubiquitous MP3 format.

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19
Jul

Podiant and Spotify sitting in a tree

by Mark Steadman

Podiant customers can now list their podcasts within Spotify. We can now also submit to other directories on your behalf.

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11
Jun

3 ways to boost your podcasting productivity this week

by Mark Steadman

Here are some brand new Podiant features that’ll help you become a more productive podcaster.

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04
May

Feature spotlight: Embedding your show on another website

by Mark Steadman

In this continuing series, I’m highlighting features in Podiant that you might not know existed. This week, it’s the embeddable playlist. You probably already know that you can embed individual episodes virtually anywhere on the web. You can copy embed code from the player itself, or leverage the power of ...

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27
Apr

Feature spotlight: The RadioPublic button

by Mark Steadman

RadioPublic is a podcast listening app that works for everyone. We now automatically add a RadioPublic button to your podcast site, to make listeners' lives easier.

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16
Apr

Coming this Friday: Podiant 2.0

by Mark Steadman

Here’s what I’ve been up to over the last few months, and what it means for Podiant and your listeners now that I'm working on the platform full-time.

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09
Mar

This week in Podiant: Mark ate all the meats

by Mark Steadman

Work on Project Anvil was slightly halted this week as I was attending a conference all about decentralised apps, cryptocurrencies, the blockchain and sausages.

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09
Feb

This week in Podiant: announcing the launch of podTo

by Mark Steadman

Brendan, our Community Advocate and I have been cooking up something rather interesting which we talked about in this week’s _Platform_.

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02
Feb

This week in Podiant

by Mark Steadman

A few things to tell you about this week. If you want to hear them in brief, along with a discussion on consistency in podcasting, check out the [latest episode of Platform I recorded with our Community Advocate, Brendan Hutchins.

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11
Jan

Introducing our new-look player

by Mark Steadman

Prior to a few days ago, the original Podiant player hasn’t changed much since 2016. I wanted something that looked nice, worked well in a number of circumstances but didn’t look too generic. It worked mostly fine on mobile, but wasn’t great, and the controls for embedding, sharing and subscribing ...

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01
Jan

New year, new Podiant

by Mark Steadman

Happy new year, and here’s to the next 365 days of podcasting with Podiant! I wanted to let you know about some important changes - some technical, some front-facing - that you should know about. Some of you may have got an email earlier in the day alerting you to ...

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27
Oct

Community Hosting Application Tips

by Brendan Hutchins

Make a compelling case for your benefit. It doesn’t have to be huge or noble or grand, just solid and logical.

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22
Oct

Some very important news from Podiant

by Mark Steadman

Hi. This is Mark from Podiant, with a very important update about the future of the platform. Please read this, because it will affect you. It probably hasn't escaped your notice that, for Podiant, this week has sucked. If you've been affected by the outages, lack of feed updates or ...

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19
Sep

Podiant is changing

by Mark Steadman

Podiant began its life in November, 2016 as a small hobby project. Since then it’s grown at an amazing rate, with no marketing spend. It’s all thanks to our amazing testers, users and supporters. Today I couldn’t be more thrilled to announce the future of Podiant, and how we’re shaping ...

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20
Jan

My plan to build the next generation of podcast hosts

by Mark Steadman

I’m Mark Steadman. I’m a long-time podcaster of no particular note, and a developer for over 16 years. I now run Podiant, a modern, cloud-based hosting platform for podcasts that aims to do things differently. As a guy quite happy to sit in front of a mic and not petrified ...

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