MicrophoneThis one is fairly obvious, but you are going to need a microphone to start and run a podcast. This mic comes in at a super affordable price point, while still providing high-quality audio. It also provides you with the flexibility of having both a USB and XLR output, allowing you to use it regardless of your audio recording method.
To top it off, you may want to invest in a boom arm that will allow you to articulate the mic into a comfortable recording position. Two great free options are Garage Band (Mac users) or Audacity. There are numerous options for this, and a few have been created specifically for podcasters looking to achieve high-quality audio through an online recorder. Then record a voiceover for your intro and outro to play over the background music. Export….