About Blubrry Podcasting
We Make Your Podcast Possible
Podcasters use PowerPress for WordPress
Podcasters use Blubrry Statistics
Podcasters use Blubrry Services
17 Years of Podcasting Services
We’re among the original podcasting companies, now helping 150,000+ podcasters with hosting, distribution, audience statistics, monetization and other tools they need to publish, analyze and grow their podcasts.
Blubrry is for everyone, from the independent podcaster to the commercial podcast network and everyone in between.
Blubrry was founded to empower people to express their knowledge and creativity through sound.
Podcasters have told us since the beginning they desire:
- Complete control over their podcast
- Full content ownership: RSS feed and podcast website
- Accurate audience & download statistics
- Easily publish podcasts from their own website
- Assistance with podcast growth
- Knowledgeable technical podcast support
Over the Years
Dave Winer and Adam Curry created RSS 2.0, now known as the podcast RSS feed. Ever since it’s been used for directories and apps.
Founded as RawVoice Inc, parent company of Blubrry Podcasting, the first business to represent podcasters in advertising deals.
Welcome Blubrry Podcasting! (blubrry.com) Soon to release more services.
Stats for Podcasters
Early provider of podcast statistics. It’s one of the reasons our numbers are so accurate, we’ve been doing this since the beginning.
Hosting for Podcasters
Podcast hosting services are released! One of the first companies to do so.
Powering WordPress Sites
PowerPress, a WordPress publishing plugin for podcasts, is released.
More the Merrier
Affiliate program launches, featuring an annual bonus. Unheard of in the podcasting industry.
Subscribe on Android (for listeners to subscribe on their preferred app) and Subscribe by Email (listener notifications for episode releases) are launched.
WordPress, made easier
WordPress Sites offered free to Blubrry hosting customers.
Acquires Cast Feed Validator and launches Podcast Mirror.
PowerPress plugin reaches major milestone, 1 million downloads! And our second iteration of WordPress Sites is released.
Make (More) Money
Dynamic Advertising Insertion service launched for professional hosting podcasters.
Released a Network Plugin for WordPress. Blubrry hosted customers can create networks with outside podcasters/shows.
Welcome, Private and AWS
Private Podcasting launches for secure internal communications, including separate iOS and Android apps for its use. And, our pro hosting service offered via AWS Marketplace.
Headliner is an easy way for podcasters to share audio snippets and more on social, and it’s accessible via our dashboard.
Podcast Index Added to PowerPress
Podcast Index added new RSS feed tags and we added them to our WordPress plugin, PowerPress to ensure users are able to use the latest technology.
Easy Onboarding & New Dashboard
Major changes to the user experience including a whole new onboarding process and a new dashboard for easier user navigation.
Anyone can make money with easy, programmatic advertising within their episodes.
Use Closed Captions
With the release of an updated audio player came, a major listener upgrade: transcripts and closed captions for all episodes.
Training and Editing
Utilize free podcast training with the PodRocket Academy and quick importing from Descript.
Meet the Blubrry Team
Headquarters, Columbus, Ohio
Favorite Podcast: Sibling Rivalry
Favorite Podcast: Song Exploder
Favorite Podcast: Judge John Hodgman
Favorite Podcast: No Agenda
Favorite Podcast: The Eavesdrop Podcast
Favorite Podcast: The Rich Roll Podcast
Favorite Podcast: Not Another D&D Podcast
Favorite Podcast: Hardcore History
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is your name spelled Blubrry instead of Blueberry?
In the early 2000’s, when the company was established, it was actually in vogue to drop vowels from names. Since it represents part of our company heritage, we’ve kept it. In case you were wondering… the name is pronounced just like the fruit.
Who is RawVoice?
RawVoice Inc is the name of our company established in 2005. Technically, Blubrry is the brand name, and RawVoice Inc is the company name.
Are you podcasters?
We were podcasters well before we were a company. The Blubrry team is made up of active podcasters who understand the challenges of building a successful show. You can check out our company podcast called Podcast Insider.