This is no joke! How you can get your music into the iTunes Store for Free! Okay, basically you register the song as a podcast, so it will turn up in the podcast section of iTunes! Podcasts are free to make and you have to sell them for free, so you won’t get any money from it. This is great if you aren’t that serious about music and wanted to put something into iTunes for fun. If you want, get a link to the song, or actually the podcast, and put it on your site saying that it is a song, people will click the link, get taken to iTunes where they can download it, just like a song!
Alright, let’s get started with the tutorial! There are many services that allow you to create podcasts automatically, but I’ll show you the XML, hard way. (Hooray!)
1. So I’ve put together an XML file that consists of everything, all you need to do is change the bits in CAPITALS to what suits you.
You can download the file here.
Make sure you change everything in CAPITALS and only in CAPITALS.
2. Save the XML file on your site, then open it up. You should get a page showing the name and the song that you can click, if you get that , you’re good to go; if you don’t, make sure you followed the instructions carefully, and redo it.
3. Launch iTunes on a PC or Mac. Go to the Podcasts tab on the top. Then click the link that says Submit a Podcast. Type in the URL of the feed exactly how it is. Then you may need to sign in with your Apple ID. After this, you will be presented with the info about your feed. If it is correct, select submit. You will be emailed when Apple have put your podcast into iTunes.
And that’s how you do it!