Podcasting is an excellent way for marketers to gain leverage and an upper hand advantage in their marketing efforts. It is something that as a blogger can truly make you stand out, give you the ability to brand yourself, and become well-known and trusted by your audience. In general, if podcasting is something you have your heart set on, then go for it.
If you’re looking to solely focus your business or brand on creating podcasts and interviewing bloggers in relevant niches, then it is important to consider your theme carefully. Themes are developed and built for varying purposes.
There are themes specifically designed for bloggers, artists, musicians, and then also themes built for the internets wonderfully outspoken ‘podcaster’. As we’ll see below, there are many features that are unique to themes designed for podcasts, and make them the specially designed themes that they are today.
Question is, which one of these podcast themes should you choose? We made things easy by reviewing five of the best podcast themes found for 2017. Hopefully, you’ll find one that is appealing enough for you, your business, and everlasting brand. Enjoy!
Soundcast is an amazing theme for podcasters who want to showcase both their latest and upcoming podcasts. This is a very clean, professional, and well thought-out theme with some of today’s best design aspect. It really knows how to give you the “podcast” vibe, so to speak.
Pages can be used to further showcase video, audio, music, and soundcloud MP3’s. You also have four various layouts for showcasing a gallery and an entire sleek-looking page dedicated to your blog.
Many elements help make Soundcast the powerful theme that it is, including features like WooCommerce compatibility, Fontawesome Icons, Visual Composer, and its overall modern design. Definitely one of our favorites of 2017 and an excellent choice for both the podcaster and blogger!
One theme that purely dedicates itself to podcasting is Podcaster. This is a theme that stands out for its cleanliness and organization. What you’ll really love about this theme is its ability to integrate your podcast with a blog post so that each post is filled to the brim with awesome content for your listeners.
The home page, in and of itself, is great because it allows you to showcase your latest podcast recordings all on a single page. The theme’s podcast archive further allows you to neatly organize your podcasts into a single location for easy access by your visitors.
Posts and pages can also be customized to support a number of different page layouts like gallery, standard posts, quotes, links, video, and audio. Make the most out of the features integrated with Podcaster and you’ll love the way this theme operates.
The theme is additionally optimized to work with two of the most popular plugins among podcasters; the BluBrry PowerPress and Seriously Simple Podcasting. Give those a try as well, if you haven’t already!
Using SoundByte could potentially give your users one of the best user experiences possible. It comes with all the bells and whistles a podcaster could need. This includes features like WooCommerce compatibility, one click demo install, audio & video player, drag and drop page builder, and a theme that can be completely customized to your liking.
This theme is a beauty to say the least and stands out for its ability to showcase your podcasts and images in a very appealing and fashionable way. Browsing podcasts on SoundByte is also easy and you’ll love the option of being able to showcase yourself as the author, designer, or developer on your homepage.
The SEO optimized theme further makes font adjustment easy and is optimized for high resolution displays with retina support, and is also optimized for web and mobile devices.
Whether you want to showcase your music, videos, or podcasts, Remix is the perfect way of accomplishing that. Its extremely well-organized homepage allows you to immediately display all your podcasts with its versatile MP3 player.
This theme comes with an endless number of page templates that will allow you to create pages like an MP3 archive, latest video clips, a gallery, and a shop with its WooCommerce compatibility. In addition, you can have a latest news or blog section with all your latest posts that can additionally be integrated with your recorded podcasts.
One thing you’ll find with Remix is that you have an endless number of customization options making it so versatile in that sense. Some of its most outstanding features include touch slideshows, smooth scroll, popup box, video lightbox, photo gallery, seventeen custom widgets, and so much more. All in all, it’s a very versatile and functional theme that is best for those looking to potentially go ‘all out’ with their podcasting website!
Vice is one of today’s more modern and elegant themes that has a mass appeal to musicians, bands, artists, and podcasters. One thing you’ll notice about Vice is that there is much less of a focus and emphasis on its blog section.
Although, there is still ample room for creating your own blog, Vice’s real focus is on presenting your audio, music, or podcasts in some of the most convenient and elegant ways possible.
If what you’re looking for is a way to present all your podcast recordings in a highly organized and presentable manner, than the Vice theme is definitely worth checking out.
The theme includes both light and dark palettes, along with endless choice colors. You have over 120 icons to choose from that can be used for your social media channels or site’s media player. Responsive for both the mobile and web, the theme includes 5 custom post types, such as podcast, artist, event, and gallery.