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Chapter Markers

Chapter markers can make it easy for your listeners to navigate your podcast, see what's coming up, or skip over spoilers they don't want to hear. More and more podcast apps are supporting chapter markers and Buzzsprout makes it simple for you to add chapters markers to each of your podcasts episodes.

Adding Chapter Markers to your episodes

Step 1: To start click on the "Add Chapter Markers" button.

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Step 2: On the following page you'll see your episode to help you set up your chapter markers. Click the "Add New Chapter" button to create your first chapter.

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Step 3: Start adding your Chapter Markers:

  1. Start Time (required): Type in the desired start time for the chapter.
  2. Chapter Title (required): Keep it short and simple. This is what people will see in supported apps.
  3. URL: You can add a link for each chapter if you like. (Think sponsors)
  4. Click Create Chapter and continue to your next chapter marker.

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Step 4: Once you are finished getting all your chapters markers set up click the "Save and Publish" button and all your chapter markers will be saved to your audio file.

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Adding chapter markers is important to do before your episode is live since chapter markers are being added to the actual audio file. Once an episode is live and listeners have downloaded the file to their device they will most likely not receive any future chapter updates.