Podcast Courses and Training

Power-Up Podcasting is a step-by-step course by Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income to launch a successful podcast that gets found and grows your online brand.

Amp'd Up Podcasting is another course by Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income. This course helps committed podcasters to avoid burnout, discover smarter ways to work, and incorporate authentic monetization strategies.

The Podcast Host Academy is by the creator of Alitu. I am personally enrolled in this course, and highly recommend it for newbies.

Podcast Success Academy is from the geniuses of Rebel Base Media. I am personally a member of this academy, and highly recommend for newbies. Free plan available.

Free Podcast Course is by John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneurs on Fire. This is a free, on-demand basic training for newbies.

Podcaster's Paradise is by John Lee Dumas of Entreprenerus on Fire. It is the #1 online commuity for podcasters teaching you how to create, grow, and monetize your podcast.

School of Podcasting is by veteran and award-winning podcaster, Dave Jackson.

Community, training, and support for hobbyists and professionals by Daniel J Lewis.

My Exact "Under $100" Podcasting Equipment Set. 

Podcast Hosting

Spreaker is who I currently use for my podcast hosting.  They offer the most bang for the buck, and are one of the most affordable hosting companies. But, at a certain point, I will be switching to Captivate.

Captivate is a great podcast host from the geniuses of Rebel Base Media. If you are looking to start a podcast network with multiple podcasts, this is the way to go. They also have the best podcast player on the market with call-to-actions built in. They offer a 7 day free trial.

Buzzsprout is a great hosting company if you need education, monetization, and partner discounts. Sign up for a free 90 day trial at the link below and get a $20 Amazon gift card courtesy of Buzzsprout.

Podcast Recording and Editing

Alitu is an affordable podcasting product from The Podcast Host. Alitu is who I use to record, edit, polish, and publish my podcast episodes. They offer a 7 day free trial.

Descript is an affordable way to record, transcribe, edit, and mix your podcast episodes. I use Descript for my transcriptions. They offer a free plan.

Squadcast is the best way to record remote interviews with guests. Squadcast is who I use for interviews. They offer a 7 day free trial.

Audacity is a free easy-to-use, multi-track audio recorder and editor for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. 

Auphonic is the most affordable way to automate audio post production including leveling, audio restoration, loudness normalization and more.

Podcast Tools

Repurpose is an affordable and easy-to-use automation platform I personally use that helps you maximize your exposure without spending hours publishing to multiple platforms by allowing you to convert audio podcasts to video, auto publish videos to multiple platforms, create audiograms, and more. Repurpose offers a free trial.

Wavve lets you share audio on social media via shareable video highlights. Free plan available.

Headliner creates waveforms, transcriptions, audio clipper, text animation and more to share to social media. Free plan available.

Fusebox is a product by Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income. Use Fusebox for show notes, transcriptions, and a sticky website player which I use on my site. Free plan available.

Simple Podcast Press is an affordable WordPress plugin that I personally use. It's a podcast player that helps you boost downloads, get more subscribers, and build your email list. They even provide you with notifications of your worldwide iTunes reviews.

Chartable is a podcast tracking and analytic tool that I personally use. In addition, you can even see how you chart. Free plan available.


Poddit is a directory for podcast hosts and guests and matches them for interviews.