I put together a number of resources here with links–a variety of the products I recommend in the Quick Start Guide, based on different budgets and experience levels. (Full disclosure: I may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.)

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Audio Technica ATR-2100 USB – $55 USD
Audio Technica AT-2020USB+ – $130 USD
Rode Procaster – $230 USD
Heil PR-40 – $315 USD

Microphone Accessories

Focusrite Scarlett Solo audio interface for XLR 3-pin microphones – $100 USD

Recording/Editing Software

Hindenburg Journalist (Mac & PC) – $95/$375 USD
GarageBand (Mac only) – Free
Adobe Audition (Mac & PC) – $20 USD/mo
Audacity (Mac & PC) – Free

Resources/Software To Record Others

Zencastr – Free – $20 USD/mo
Cast – $10-$30 USD/mo
Piezo (Mac-only software) – $19 USD
Voice Meeter (PC) – Free
Sound Siphon (Mac) – $40 USD
Loopback – (Mac) – $99 USD
MP3 Skype Recorder (PC) – Free
Ecamm Call Recorder (Mac) – $30

Music For Your Show

Balancing Your Levels

Auphonic – first 2 hours of audio are free, then a monthly fee

Hosting Your Show

Listing Your Podcast

Google Play
Pocket Casts