How much does it cost to start a podcast?

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So how much to start a podcast exactly?

There you have it, our complete guide to podcasting, from hardware selection, recording to publishing and promotion.

Here are brief cost estimates depending on your podcasting goals:

Podcasting Cost Estimates

Hobby $20

  • Logitech HS390 headset $20
  • Audacity FREE
  • Zoom / Google Meet FREE
  • Anchor
  • Headliner

Beginner $50

  • Audio Technica ATR1200 mic $50
  • Audacity / GarageBand FREE
  • Zoom / Google Meet FREE
  • Anchor
  • Headliner

Pro+ ~$650

  • Shure SM7b $400
  • Logic Pro for Mac ($200 one-time) OR Adobe Audition for Mac/Windows ($20/month)
  • Remotely $18/month
  • Headliner $12.95/month

After your initial investment be sure to keep at it, podcasting takes work. Build your audience and enjoy yourself! At, we would be delighted to help you with any questions you may have. Feel free to reach out today.

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