Alexa Flash Briefing provides a quick overview of news and other content such as comedy, interviews, and lists.

It's a little more complex to set up than some other apps, but folks are quite excited about the opportunity to get their shows on Amazon's smart speaker. If you're interested in turning your show into an Alexa Flash Briefing Skill, you'll need to create an Amazon Developer Account, and you can follow this guide here.

For the Flash Briefing, you may wish to use a special, shorter version of your RSS feed. 

1. Select the Distribution button at the top of your show's dashboard.

2. Choose Alexa Flash

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3. You'll see a URL that you can copy, specifically for Alexa.

You'll notice that it is just your feed URL with a bit added at the end. 

Learn from the Pros

We're excited about Acast's podcasters using Flash Briefing technology, and here are two great guides they've made.

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