How To Submit Your Podcast To iMDB

How to submit your podcast to IMDb
How to submit your podcast to IMDb

You can now submit your podcast to IMDB’s to be part of their online listing. IMDb is an accessible online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos, video games, and streaming content online – including cast, production crew, and personal biographies, plot summaries, trivia, ratings, and fan, and critical reviews.

 Here’s how to submit your podcast to IMDB’s database.


  1. Click this link here to review IMDb’s requirements and to submit your podcast. 
  2. Review the requirements to submit your podcast on the screen here. When you’re ready, click the New Title Form button.
  3. Here are the following steps pulled directly from IMDb.com:
    1. The name formatting of a podcast remains the same as a normal title i.e. The Joe Rogan Experience
    2. If episodic please submit as type Made for TV with the sub-type TV-Series
    3. If stand-alone please submit as type Made for Video
    4. For all, please add the keywords: category-podcast 
    5. If audio only then please also add the keyword “audio-only”
    6. A link to somewhere the podcast can be watched or listened to should be submitted in the Miscellaneous Link section, with the description WebsiteName – Full audio, or WebsiteName – Full video, as appropriate.
  4. Once you’ve completed your submission form, you will receive an email receipt for this submission and will be able to track your submission here.
  5. Please use the following formats to list commercials, music videos and podcasts.

Click here to view our post on how to submit your podcast to other directories!

How to Submit a Podcast to Google Play

Podcasts are now available (released in the U.S. and Canada currently) on Google Play Music. You can submit your Podbean-hosted audio podcasts so you can be found there! Go to Google Play to submit your RSS feed. You will need to 1. Add your RSS feed, 2. Confirm ownership, and 3. Publish.

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You need to have at least 1 episode published and have the appropriate tags set up in Podbean:, or , and or (Podbean supports the iTunes tags, which work for both iTunes and Google Play). Login to google and “add a podcast”. If you don’t know your RSS, simply go to Settings→Feed/iTunes in your Podbean dashboard. At the top you will see “Your RSS feed” (http://yourname.podbean.com/feed/).

After submitting your RSS feed, you will need to “confirm email” (via the email in the RSS feed). Check for the email from Google and click on the “verify ownership” button (or use the code provided if the direct link doesn’t work). You will then be brought to a page to review the information pulled from your RSS feed. Check your artwork, title, description, and episodes there to confirm and click “publish podcast”.

Your show is now submitted and will be reviewed. You will receive an approval or rejection notice to the associated email address. If you have any problems, contact Podbean support for additional help.