Features

A visual tour of Fireside’s standout features

01

Accurate download stats and analytics.

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We’re podcasters like you, so we know how important accurate, real-time download stats and analytics are. Our stats engine and analytics reporting is at the very core of the product, making sure every unique download is tracked and counted accurately.

02

A simple user experience you can sink your teeth into.

The Fireside dashboard was designed with this in mind, created to be fast, easy to use, and optimized for the podcasting workflow. This allows you to focus your energy where it counts the most.

03

Import your existing podcast no matter where it’s hosted.

You can import a Podcast from your existing host into Fireside in one step, and at no additional cost. Titles, descriptions, notes, and of course the MP3 files will be imported as new episodes into your Fireside Podcast automatically.

04

Every podcast gets a gorgeous, responsive website and blog.

Fireside was designed to be a complete podcast hosting solution, including a feature-rich, responsive website so your listeners can learn more about your show. There are individual host and guest pages, tag pages, custom pages and links, a full blogging engine, customizeable artwork, and much more.

05

Embed with our custom player.

Share your episodes on any webpage or publishing tool, from Squarespace to Wordpress, using our the dark and light themed embeddable players.

06

Professional tools for everyone.

Add links with our handy bookmarklet, create custom pages and redirects, share your stats with sponsors, add collaborators, set episodes to publish in the future automatically, it’s all right here.

07

Feature comparison

Fireside was built to serve the podcast community based on direct input from real-world podcasters, customer feedback, and our founder’s experience creating thousands of hours of shows, podcasting full-time since 2008. Our focus is on delivering the best overall experience for podcasters of all levels. The matrix below illustrates how Fireside compares feature-for-feature* with the competition.

Feature
Plan
Price/month
Free Trial
Storage/hosting
Additional Podcasts
Downloads
Episodes
Distribution to all platforms
Customizable Website
Custom Pages
Custom Domains
Custom Code Injection
In-Depth Download Stats
Exportable Stats
Additional Collaborators
HTML5 Audio Player
Password Protected Feed & Website
Third Party Tracking Prefix
Affiliate Connections
Podcast Network Support
Spotify Integration
SSL
Blog
Tags
Hosts & Guests
One-Click Podcast Import
Discovery
Custom Episode Artwork
Transcript Support
Chapters
Bookmarklet for Episode Links
Contact form (with CAPTCHA)
Donations/Membership
Recording Notes
RSS Feed Forwarding
Fireside
Standard
$19
14 Days
Unlimited
$8/month
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
5
Q4 2019
Q4 2019
Simplecast
Basic
$15
14 Days
Unlimited
20,000/month
Unlimited
1
PodBean
Unlimited Audio
$14
5 Hours
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Anchor
N/A
Free
Contact Support
Transistor
Starter
$19
14 Days
Unlimited
10,000/month
Unlimited
2
* Based on data collected on July 17, 2019.

Try Fireside today and take your podcast to the next level.