Rating and Reviews in Apple Podcasts is social proof that is it. They DO NOT help you "Get found." Read it from Apple at
That social proof can come in handy if a potential sponsor wants proof that your audience is engaged. Reviews could help in that scenario. Do you know what else would excite a potential sponsor? An email list. It serves the purpose of "engagement" and you can now show that via your newsletter your audience is "one click away" from buying something.
You can use a free tool like Mailerlite
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