Frequently Asked Questions
What you need to know about Podmetrics?
Written by Podmetrics
Your application for the Affiliate Marketing Campaigns can be approved/rejected within 1-30 days upon applying.This is determined by the advertiser of the brand for which you are applying. When your affiliate marketing application is approved, you'll receive an affiliate link that you may use to advertise in your podcast.
The number of Affiliate Marketing campaigns you can apply for in the Ad Marketplace is limitless. In the Campaigns Tab, you can see all of the available Affiliate Marketing Campaigns as well as your active campaigns.
You may find your Referral code in the Ad Marketplace and the Active Campaigns tab. It is auto-assigned upon registration and is based on your podcast name.For every verified new user you can get into Podmetrics using your code, you get $3 commission.
For every campaign you are a part of (Brand Sponsorships or Affiliate Marketing Campaign), you will be asked to link the specific episodes that aired the campaign.
This is for us to understand the exact impressions of the ad. We get this by collecting the number of listens from your linked episodes.
For Brand Sponsorship, linking episodes is absolutely crucial. You are required to link the agreed upon number of sponsored episodes before the campaign can be tagged as complete.
Since Affiliate Marketing campaigns are valid for longer periods of time and are conversion-based, you are free to promote them to as many episodes as you wish. Linking episodes also has no limits.
In the Campaigns Tab under Your Campaigns, you can choose which campaign you'd like to link your episode. In the Episodes column, you can click on Link Episode and then your episodes will pop up. You can choose which episode you'd like to link and then click on Add this episode.
Payout request will be processed within 24 hours. The payment should be in your account instantly or within the next business day once it's been processed. For withdrawal above P50,000, it takes about 24 hours for the amount to reflect on your account.
You may withdraw your earnings once you reach the minimum payout of USD$20 or the equivalent of that in your local currency. There are multiple cashout options to choose from which can be found in your earnings breakdown upon the request of your cashout.
You may connect your payment method in the PodEarnings Tab. We currently have 4 available payment methods in PodEarning Direct to a Local Bank, Paypal, Payoneer, Weekly (Every Friday)
You may track your recent earnings in the Campaigns Tab. You will be able to view your conversions, click, listens, earnings, etc in the Campaign Insights. This is also where you can view all your campaigns.
To withdraw your earnings, we'll need you to verify your email address. We'll send you a verification email once you've requested a payout. After verification, you can proceed with the payout request.
There are several Ad Types available in Podmetrics.
Shout-out: A 10-20 second ad that is casually injected into the dialogue and contains a Call to Action.
Pre-Roll: A recorded ad that is placed at the begginning of the podcast.
Mid-Roll: A recorded ad that is place in between breaks of the podcast.
Baked In: Ad host-read ad that is incorporated in the dialogue of the show.
Themed Episode: Dedicated podcast episode tacking the pre-approved topic from the brand/ product. (The entire episode is about the brands topic)
You can set up your own rates for these ad types upon sign in.
We've provided an Ad Script/Spiel that you can use to promote you Affiliate Link. Feel free to add your own script/spiel.
Managing a Podmetrics Account
Currently, we have to do this manually. If you wish to permanently delete your Podmetrics account, kindly email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can sign-up to Podmetrics manually by inputting your podcast details. However, you will be required to link your episodes when you start joining campaigns, so make sure your RSS feed is active so we can properly track your Campaign performance.