How to find relevant podcasts for any topic or niche

Rephonic makes it easy to find podcasts for the topic or niche that you care about. This guide explains how to use the search engine and gives you some tips and best practices.

Search for any topic

Go to the Home screen to start your search by entering a topic, e.g. real estate investing or marketing.

If your query is more specific you can also search for Titles and Publishers. Click one of the tabs above the search input.

Rephonic searches across titles, descriptions and episode show notes to find the most relevant podcasts for this topic and orders the results by estimated downloads per episode (highest first).

The estimated total listeners figure tells you the estimated number of downloads per episode across all of the podcasts matching your query. In this case you could potentially reach 29.7m listeners if you were to appear in a single episode of every show in the search results.

A podcast appears as active if it has published an episode within the past 45 days.

For certain search queries you may not be satisfied with the relevancy of the results. In this case you can use one or more of the advanced search filters in order to narrow down your search.

For example perhaps you only want to see shows that are listed in the Business category in Apple Podcasts.

You can also use multiple filters at the same time. For example, if you're looking for podcasts in the Business category that also accept sponsors, simply use both the Category and Sponsored filters together:

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If you found a highly relevant podcast you can use the Related feature to find other similar shows with a shared audience according to the "Listeners Also Subscribe To" connections displayed in Apple Podcasts. This can be a fast way to build a list.

Clicking on 3D Graph shows you these connections at a greater depth.

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Search operators

You use the following search operators to narrow down your results:



Either terms can match

real OR estate

Both terms must match

real AND estate

Exact phrase

"real estate"

Don't match



(real estate) OR (property investing

See also

pageHow to create a podcast target list

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