A: Amazon is not announcing a launch schedule at this time. Stay tuned for more information. This is a global distribution agreement and we will distribute your content everywhere Amazon Music/Audible is available.
A: If you submit your podcast now it is likely that it will be included at launch. Initially, the best way to know if your podcast is available will be to search for your show on Amazon Music/Audible once podcasts are launched.
Preparing Your Show for Amazon Music/Audible
Select Destinations –> Add New:
Select to Add Amazon Music/Audible:
If you have not yet configured your show in Show Settings, you will get an alert that you need to fill in any missing fields.
Once those settings are configured, the submission form will become available.
Feed Extension: The Feed Extension generates the last part of the Amazon Music/Audible feed URL. In most cases, this should be left as its default setting.
Country of Origin: Select the country your show originates from the dropdown list provided. This is a required field for a submission.
Approving Show Submission into Amazon Music/Audible
Once you are ready, check the box for Approve. This checkbox, upon saving the destination, will approve the destination for submission to the Amazon Music/Audible directory.
Lastly, hit the Save button to save your changes and push through the submission. Your show will be submitted to Amazon Music/Audible for approval.
Overrides & Advanced Options
Most of your configuration gets set under Settings — Show Settings and is set for Amazon Music/Audible automatically. However, overrides specific for Amazon Music/Audible, as well as other advanced configurations are available should you choose to use them.
Show Title (Override): Entering a title here will override the show title in this destination, compared to what is entered in Show Settings.
Author (Override): Entering an Author here will override the show title in this destination, compared to what is entered in Show Settings.
Description (Override): Entering a Description here will override the show title in this destination, compared to what is entered in Show Settings.
Use Show Image for Episodes: If you have uploaded episode artwork that doesn’t meet requirements or for other reasons, you want to quickly override episode artwork and use your show artwork instead, check this checkbox.
Episode/Post Limit: This setting limits the number of episodes in your Amazon Music/Audible RSS feed. By default, the Amazon Music/Audible RSS feed will show the newest 100 episodes. Setting the limit to No Limit will allow all episodes to be available in your Spotify feed.
Use Plain Text Description: If you are including additional formatting in your show notes that is causing any sort of validation issue with your Amazon Music/Audible RSS feed, check this box to quickly clean any formatting from your notes to ensure your RSS feed is fully valid. This is typically only used if you are encountering specific issues and errors with your feed that need a quick remedy.
Disable Dynamic Advertising: If your show has dynamic advertising enabled, checking this option would turn it off for Amazon Music/Audible.
Extra RSS Tags: If there is an extra RSS tag you want added to your Amazon Music/Audible RSS feed, you can include it here.
Note: This is a power user only feature that has the potential to break your feed. Only enter valid RSS tags as directed and only as needed.
Getting Additional Help
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