Podbean | How to Set Up a Private Podcast

Last Updated: Aug 11, 2016 06:52AM EDT
It’s easy to set up a private (protected only for permitted members) podcast in Podbean.  Once you created an enterprise account, you can set up a private podcast in three steps:

Step 1:   Set your Podcast channel as a private podcast

 Go to your Podbean Admin site, click “Private” in the left sidebar menu, then click "Activate Now".

Step 2:  Add Private members

In the “Private” page, you can manually add private members by entering their email addresses or you can add private members in a batch by uploading a .txt file with one email per line. (You can click the i icon next to the "Batch add members" button to get a sample .txt file.)

Step 3:  Publish an episode

Please make sure the “Private” option is checked when you publish the episode

After following these three steps, your private podcast channel is online and ready for your private members to access and play your content. 

Your private members can access your private podcast via your Podbean site or using the Podbean Podcast app.   Please note that your private podcast is not searchable or available for public access in the Podbean site and Podbean app.   Your podcast will only be available to your private members who log into the Podbean site or Podbean Podcast App with their email and password (they will receive an email with this information after you add them as private members).

*Other authentication options such as SSO are available for custom enterprise users. Please inquire about pricing and setup. 
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