The reason is that—usually—every subscriber follows the same RSS feed. E.g.
But, what if we did this?
Then we can do some server-side magic to make a unique RSS feed for each new subscriber. The onboarding episodes are released on the schedule you specify—along with your regular episodes as usual.
We've built this, and it works a treat. We'll start accepting pilot clients soon. To get on the waitlist, write to [email protected].
The catch: As of February 2023, none of the major podcast directories have an option to pass parameters to your RSS feed URL. 🤦 So, this only works when people subscribe via your website.