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The Podcast Host

We Make Podcasting Easy!

Welcome to the Podcraft Academy

Launch at Last, Conquer the Tech, Grow your Audience, Earn from Your Show, Get Personal Help

Deep Podcasting Courses

Remove the guesswork & save days! 20 full courses, with video lessons, written guides & actionable tasks.

Personal Live Coaching

Get your burning questions answered on live Q&A support sessions with our team, and community support.

Resources & Tools

Time saving checklists, free music library and sound effects library, step-by-step launch calendar, sponsors catalog & more!

Instant access to 22 in-depth courses, 100s of video lessons, dozens of hours of learning, live support sessions, free theme music, ebooks, checklists, sponsorship & affiliate catalog, & more!


Do any of these Questions Sound Familiar?

"How do I launch, quick!?"

"How do I grow a great audience?"

"How do I edit my show & create great quality audio?"

"How can I earn from my show?"

"What's the best mic or recorder to use?"

"How do I set up Podcast hosting & a website?"

Then check out some of our courses & resources below...

How Can I Launch my Podcast, Quick?!


Academy Course
Launch Essentials: Go Live, Step by Step

From Plan to Launch with Minimum Stress

This series holds your hand through every step of going live. Video lessons, written guides & actionable tasks guide you through planning, recording, producing & publishing.

Launch Calendar

Academy Tool
Interactive Launch Checklist & Calendar

A Personalised, Fool-Proof Task Calendar

Use our custom built tool to create your own personal launch calendar. It'll describe every single step you need to take, tutorials on each one, and a deadline for completion.


Academy Resource
Live Q&A Sessions & Community

Live personal help + community support

Join a live chat Q&A session every week to get your questions answered, fast. Plus, discuss the details or the big picture in our community, to go deep on either.

How Can I Grow my Audience Faster?

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Academy Course
Podcast Growth Essentials

Course Result
Grow Your Biggest Ideal Audience

Nearly 50 promotion tactics, in one course. A video guide, a written summary and a set task for every one. Quality ways to boost your growth & reach your best audience.


Academy eBook
Launch your Podcast with a Bang

Start Attracting an Audience Early

This book helps you to plan promotion around your launch so that you start the snowball rolling early. Effective tactics to launch and grow as early as possible.

How do I Start to Earn Money my Podcast?

Academy Course
How to Earn from your Podcast

Start Now & Grow Your Earnings

Video tutorials, written guides & clear to-do list, on how to:

  • Start right away with affiliate income
  • Search for & win sponsorships for your show
  • How to sell products & merch
  • Work towards products & services
  • Sell your podcasting skills to turn Pro

How to make money with your podcast

What Else Can I Learn in the Podcast Host Academy?

  • How to record & edit crystal clear audio
  • How to choose and setup your equipment
  • How to use Trello to improve your workflow
  • How to use Audacity & Audition
  • How to plan & capture great interviews
  • How to use & develop your voice

... and much more!

“Is The Podcast Host Academy Relevant in My Country?”

Absolutely! One of the great things about podcasting is that it’s a truly global medium. We're in the UK, but the majority of our members are based in the USA, and we have members all around the world. We know podcasting inside out, everywhere.

It doesn’t matter where you are in the world – you’ll find everything you need to launch and grow a great podcast right here!


Jackie Brambles

“Despite my 30 years of experience in programme-making, Colin’s insight into what makes a podcast compelling is invaluable…I honestly wouldn’t make a podcast without them and I’d strongly suggest, neither should you!”

Jackie Brambles | Broadstance Media.

“As someone who literally had no idea how to go about starting a podcast I am so glad I found Colin! If you want to concentrate on creating great content for your show, then get The Podcast Host to worry about everything else!”

Julie Christie | Tea Break Tog

Richard Brown

“I only have great things to say about The Podcast Host. Not only in the quality of their production, but their knowledge around technology, equipment & advice in podcasting.”

Richard Brown | The Property Voice

“Colin is the man when it comes to helping you launch a podcast or improving your skills. The online courses were invaluable and his advice along the way superb.”

Andrew Hart | Financial Advisor


“My experience with ThePodCastHost made my podcast launch possible. I overcame a lot of my fears early on. I highly recommend The PodCast Host to anyone. I owe The PodCast Host a tremendous debt of gratitude.”

Arjay | Financial Advisor

Simon Allison

“My colleagues and I went into the world of podcasting knowing nothing. However with Colin & his team's support, it turned a really legal podcast into something fresh and exciting. We would recommend them to anyone.”

Simon Allison | Blackadders Solicitors LLP.

Can I Take a Look Inside...?

Take a tour of the Academy with the founder of The Podcast Host, Colin Gray.

What Do I Get in the Podcast Host Academy?

We've been teaching Podcasters how to launch, grow & earn a living since 2011. The Academy contains a wealth of teaching & coaching to transfer all of that knowledge & experience right to you, saving months of stress and dead-ends.

Actionable Courses

Remove the guesswork & save you days. Showing what to do and how to do it. Videos, written guides & exact steps to follow.

Time Saving Checklists

From interview prep to quick & easy editing, our checklists will create confidence, save time & perfect every task.

Stress Saving Tools

Our Launch calendar is the flagship, creating a fool-proof, personalised, motivating guide to get launched.

Free Music & SFX

You'll get access to our music and SFX library – free voices, stings, transitions to really add polish to your show! We also have a communal premium account for Zapsplat, giving you access to 67,000 sounds.

Big eBook Library

Go deep on a range of topics with our eBook library, from audience growth to business podcasting.

Live Coaching & Support

Join our weekly live-chat support hours, easy access via Slack, so you can get personal help from our team.

Can I ask Questions & Get Some Personal Support?

The Academy is designed to be totally self-service, but everyone has questions from time to time! Here's how to get help:

Live Personal Coaching

Get all your questions answered inside our weekly live Q&A sessions, free for all members. Chat to Colin, Matthew & Lindsay, and break through every barrier.

Engaged Community

You'll get access to a members-only space inside our IndiePod community to talk to other committed podcasters and share your wisdom.

What is the Podcast Host Academy?

The Academy is run by Colin Gray, Matthew McLean and the team at It's a place to learn the entire art and business of Podcasting. If you've found the free info but you still have questions, or you're struggling to make progress, then the Academy is here to guide you and help you take action.

Join Us and Let's Get your Show Growing 🚀

All-In Quarterly Member

  • Access EVERY course & resource
  • Full step-by-step Launch program
  • In-depth Audience Growth program
  • Live Q&A sessions with our team
  • Community support & motivation
  • In-depth eBooks & guides to download
  • Tailored tools to cut time & stress
  • Royalty-free music & sound FX library
  • Checklists & SOPs to save you time
  • Earn from the affiliate & sponsor directory

$99 / quarter (3 months)

For everything!

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All-In Annual Member

(Save nearly $50 over the year)

  • Access EVERY course & resource
  • Full step-by-step Launch program
  • In-depth Audience Growth program
  • Live Q&A sessions with our team
  • Community support & motivation
  • In-depth eBooks & guides to download
  • Tailored tools to cut time & stress
  • Royalty-free music & sound FX library
  • Checklists & SOPs to save you time
  • Access the affiliate & sponsorship directory

$350 / year

For everything!

US Dollars, No minimum term, Cancel Any Time with just a few clicks

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