Mac or PC
Test your existing computer to see how it handles large audio files. You don't want wait for files to load and process.
Ditch the built-in computer mic
Take your microphone selection seriously. The podcast represents your business and brand. A Shure MV7 is a great investment.
3. Studio Headphones
Monitor your work
Even if you’re not editing it yourself, it’s necessary to have a great pair of headphones to monitor the sound as you record.
4. A Quiet Space
Give your listeners this gift
If you’re struggling to find a space without echos and distracting sounds, it’s not unheard of for people to record shows inside a closet.
Podcast recording & editing apps
If you’re intimidated at the prospect of editing your own audio AND from a budget standpoint, you need to do your own editing, go with Alitu or Descript.
Add your podcast to Apple, Spotify, etc.
Podcast hosting is where you upload your audio files that connects you with podcasting platforms. Go with Buzzsprout or Captivate.
Podcast artwork and social graphics
Canva makes it easy to create podcast cover art, social media graphics, and other podcast-related artwork.
Use Zoom for podcast interviews
In a few clicks you can set up your Zoom account as a stable place to record podcast interviews (and videos for YouTube).