Private Podcasts

Create your private podcast

Host a members-only podcast for your company or online community.


Create private shows


Invite your listeners


Publish private episodes


Track engagement

Use private podcasts for coaching, memberships, internal training

A private podcast is a great way to share members-only recordings from Zoom meetings, team calls, training courses, and messages from your leadership team.

  • Engage Your Private Community

    Deliver audio coaching, important announcements, training sessions, and updates to your members or your team, as a private podcast.

  • Add and remove subscribers

    Add subscribers manually, upload a CSV, use Zapier, or send them an invite link. Each subscriber will get access to a unique RSS feed they can add to Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Overcast, and more.

  • Subscribers get notified via email

    Notify your private subscribers by email every time you publish a new episode. They can choose to listen to it right away in their web browser.

Send email invites

Invite a subscriber by sending them an email directly form the Transistor dashboard.

Share custom invite links

Generate a private link and QR code to invite listeners to become subscribers of your new private podcast.

Notify subscribers about new episodes

Set up automatic email notifications so your subscribers always know about the latest episode.

From the channel

Here's how to create a private podcast on Transistor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some questions we often get asked about private podcasts.

A private podcast is a show distributed directly to subscribers via a unique RSS feed, allowing them to listen in their preferred player but bypassing public directories like Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

iOS podcast apps that allow you to add private feeds:

Apple Podcasts (video demo), Overcast (video demo), Pocket Casts (instructions here), Downcast, and Castro.

Android apps that allow you to add private feeds:

Castbox (instructions here), Pocket Casts (instructions here), Podcast Addict, Podcast Republic (instructions here), Player FM (register for an account first), Dog Catcher, Beyond Pod, Podcasty, and PodKicker.

Apps that don't support private podcasts:

Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Acast, Podcast App, PodcastOne, DoublePod, PodcastHD, and Podcast Guru.