How to Start a Podcast (Complete Tutorial) 🎤 Equipment & Software

How to Start a Podcast (Complete Tutorial) 🎤 Equipment & Software

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Watch the updated 2022 version of this video here:

(note, yes, this video was published in 2018, however the content is still 100% relevant in 2021!)

Get the podcast cheat sheet here:

A while back, I published the most popular podcasting tutorial on YouTube, and in this video I wanted to make sure you have all of the latest and greatest information so that you can get your podcast setup the right way.

Podcasting has changed my life! It's helped me build a huge audience, develop a deeper relationship with my subscribers and customers, make more money, and most importantly make a bigger impact in the world.

All you need to do now is take action and learn how to start a podcast!

In this particular video, I'll be highlighting the equipment and software you need to get started - all without breaking the bank. My goal is to take away all of the excuses you have that are holding you back from starting your podcast. Trust me, because it took me forever to start my podcast back in July of 2010.

Things have changed since then (hint: it's A LOT easier to start a podcast today than it was before), and so make sure you watch through this video about equipment and software, and then subscribe so you don't miss the other two videos in this tutorial series!

Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links and I do earn a commission (at no extra cost to you!) from the company for a purchase. Thanks so much for your support!

Sign-up for Buzzsprout to host your podcast (and get more time put on your plan through this link):


🎤 Audiotechnica ATR-2100 USB Microphone (currently discontinued, but the mic below is exactly the same, but a bit cheaper, too):

👉Samson Q2U:

👉See the ENTIRE beginning podcasting kit, here:

👉Audacity (For PC/MAC Editing Software):

👉For recording podcasts online outside of Zoom and Skype (better quality):


Garageband Full Tutorial:

Audacity Full Tutorial:

Full disclosure: the links to equipment in this description are affiliate links that take you to I will be compensated (at no extra cost to you) should you choose to purchase anything from these links. Thank you in advance (I appreciate you!) and please note that the prices change and vary over time due to Amazon marketplace changes.

-=-=-= TIME STAMPS =-=-=-

0:00 - Introduction
0:56 - Microphones
2:11 - Boom Arm
2:28 - Shock Mount
4:06 - Editing a Podcast 101
8:53 - How to Import an Audio File (Voiceover / Music)
10:34 - 3 Things That You Need Before You Can Move On



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