Chat Rooms

Build Community On Your Fan Page

Chat Room for Podcasters

Why It Matters

Why are fan chat rooms important for podcasters?

Create Conversations

Give your fans a place to chat about your show. Podcasts should be more interactive, and chat rooms help encourage real conversations.

Build Community

Fans gather around your show, and they need a way to connect with you and each other. Chat rooms help build and foster your community.


Once you're ready to make your community more exclusive, we can help you easily setup a paywall to access your private chat room.

More Details

Just a few things to know about this core feature

Free Access

Set your chat room to free to let anyone access and participate in your chat room. Create a free and open space to build your community.

Flat Fee Access

Create a more exclusive community by charging a flat fee to access your chat room. This helps you monetize and make your community more private.

Monthly Subscription

Setup your chat room with a monthly subscription to earn monthly recurring revenue. This gives your top fans an easy way to consistently support your show.

Capture Leads

Every chat room participant is automatically added to your Contacts list. We see this as a great way to organically build your superfans email list.

Invite Fans

Even if you have a paid chat room, we let you easily invite select fans for free access. This is a great way to reward some fans with free chat room access.


Have a chat room troll? No worries. We make it super easy for you to moderate your chat room by letting you delete messages and suspend participants.

Automated Welcome

Enable automated welcome messages, and greet all your new paid participants to your chat room. Automatically let fans know that new fans have arrived.


New miss a new participant to your chat room! Get in-app and email alerts when a new participant joins, so you can post a personal greeting.

Unlock Rewards

Any payments that fans make for your chat room, gets added to their leaderboard amount. Another great way to encourage fans to show their support!


Some frequently asked questions about our audio messages

Yes. Whether you're on a Hobby or paid plans, you can enable the Chat Room feature. 

Nope. You and your fans can post as many messages as they like. 

Chat Room fees are consistent with our PodInbox account tiers. 

PodInbox collects 0% fees with our Pro and Business plans, and a small 5% transaction fee with our Free Hobby plan.

Stripe does collect some payment processing fees for handling credit card transactions. This transaction fee is an industry standard norm for credit card processing. This Stripe fee is typically 2.9% + 30¢ per transaction.

Currently, we send email notifications and in-app notifications when someone joins your chat room. 

We don't have notifications yet for when someone posts a message...but that should be coming soon!

Yes. If you're the fan page Admin. You can easily delete any message, and you can suspend any chat room participant from posting. 

We're glad you asked!  We are constantly adding  more features to make PodInbox a  powerful,  easy-to-use audience engagement tool for Podcasters...and we appreciate your feedback to help make that happen!

Check out our roadmap to see if the feature you're thinking of is in the works:

If your feature isn't on our roadmap, feel free to make a feature request here:

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