Roadmap

Feature Description Status

Onboarding and Imports

Import from RSS feed
  • When setting up a new podcast, the podcaster may import the podcast from an existing RSS feed.
Planned
Import from Wordpress Export
  • When setting up a new podcast, the podcaster may import the podcast from an export file from Wordpress.
Planned
New Podcast Wizard
  • Podcasters may set up a new podcast from scratch. This will walk them through the process of setting up a new show.
Planned

Podcast Sponsorships

Podcasters can assign a sponsorship agent
  • Podcasters can add a team member who manages sponsorships.
  • Podcasters can assign sponsorship agency to PodWrench.
Planned
Sponsorship reports
  • Sponsorships get a weekly report on the traffic they got from the podcasts they sponsored.
Planned
Add sponsorship levels to podcasts
  • Podcasters can specify sponsorship levels for a podcast.
  • Sponsorship levels appear on episodes.
Completed
Podcaster can add invite sponsors
  • Podcasters can invite sponsors to collaborate on sponsorships (upload banners, etc.)
Completed
Sponsors can provide sponsorship materials for podcasts
  • Sponsors can upload banners
  • Sponsors can provide talking points and/or advertisement scripts
  • Sponsors can provide recorded audio ads for inserts
In Progress
Podcasters can add or edit sponsorship materials
  • Podcasters can upload banners
  • Podcasters can provide or modify talking points and/or advertisement scripts
  • Podcasters can provide recorded audio ads for inserts
Completed
Podcasters can add sponsorships to episodes
  • Podcasters can add sponsorships to multiple episodes on multiple podcasts at the same time.
Completed
Podcasters can send sponsorship proposals
  • Podcasters can create sponsorship proposals and send them to sponsors.
  • Podcasters can set proposals to expire.
  • Podcasters can set proposals to be non-exclusive, meaning that they don't reserve the episodes.
Planned

Episode Planning and Management

Invite Hosts to Podcasts
  • Allow the podcast owner and producer to invite hosts to join podcasts and collaborate on episodes on an ongoing basis.
Completed
Invite Guests to Episodes
  • If a recording is already scheduled, guests may be invited to collaborate on the episode.
Completed
Recording scheduling
  • Allow podcasters and guests, etc to schedule a podcast during available recording times.
  • Producers and podcast owners can set a recurring recording schedule.
Completed
Release scheduling
  • Allow podcasters to schedule episode releases to the podcast feeds and websites.
  • Producers and podcast owners can set a recurring release schedule.
Completed
Recording and Release calendar
  • A calendar view of upcoming and past recordings and releases relevant to the podcaster.
In Progress
Podcast Guest and Host Profiles
  • Allow podcast guests and hosts to provide introduction, name pronunciation, and social links to be provided during recordings and in show notes.
Planned
Podcast Preparation Information
  • Allow podcast guests and hosts to gather relevant information and plan topics used for preparing for a podcast episode.
Planned
Podcast Flow Scripts
  • An in-flight checklist used during recordings.
  • Includes guest and host introductions, name pronunciation, live ad reads, and preparation documentation.
Planned

Podcast Production

Add Production Team Members
  • Podcasters can add their editor and show notes writers to the production team for a podcast
Completed
Upload Raw Files
  • After recording upload raw files for podcast editors.
  • Editor is notified that the files are available for editing.
Completed
Upload Produced Media Files
  • Editors can upload edited media files.
  • Show notes writers are notified that the files are available.
Completed
Show Notes Portal
  • Show notes writers can write show notes in PodWrench.
  • Show notes are added to the podcast feed. (See Feed Management)
Planned
Feed Management
  • Create, edit, and update RSS feeds.
  • Filter or combine RSS feeds.
  • Update multiple feeds with different versions of media with one release.
Planned
Wordpress API Integration
  • Show notes and player posted to Wordpress automatically.
Planned
Static Website Generator
  • Show notes and player posted to an automatically generated static website.
Planned
Social Sharing
  • Allow guests and hosts to fill in a form and post to multiple social media platforms.
Planned