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subcategory podcast itunes


I really need to get my podcast listed under the correct sub-category in iTunes. I know that you cannot choose this in Soundcloud directly and have tried the google feedburner as suggested but it does not seem to have made any difference. Any advice would be hugely appreciated.

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Best answer by shawnmx 16 July 2016, 01:42

The iTunes category is determined wherever you're generating your RSS feed. If you're using SoundCloud's RSS feed, then the category is in your SoundCloud settings.

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The iTunes category is determined wherever you're generating your RSS feed. If you're using SoundCloud's RSS feed, then the category is in your SoundCloud settings.
Bumping this as a subcategory selection field would be fantastic - currently we're lumped in with the main Arts category heading rather being able to choose a sub. Feedburner did not work either.
IDK who or what keeps marking these questions as solved, but WW2 Nation was asking about subcategories, not categories. Right now, Soundcloud only allows podcasters to choose 1 category and no subcategories. This is really bad for podcast discovery on iTunes. I can't imagine that it would take Soundcloud coders more than a few hours to add this feature. So what about it?
I agree with Shambhavi. I don't like Feedburner. It seems to be old and in need of updating. I'm in the process now of assessing whether I can actually back out of it and eliminate that extra step between Soundcloud and iTunes. And it's a year later, with nothing changed on Soundcloud. It's the same referral to Feedburner to solve this category issue. Disappointing.
I'm considering moving my podcast to other host if Soundcloud doesn't introduce the subcategory option. Has anyone else looked into this?

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