Kyle HessFintech Product Manager

What are the best tools for starting a podcast?

If I were to start a podcast from scratch, what tools should I use? How do I record, edit, and distribute?
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    Zencastr

    High Fidelity Podcasting

    Great for easy recording and publishing!
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    Anchor 2.0

    Make audio Stories, with voice, music, clips, and call-ins

    Kunal Bhatia50Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp · Written
    I love Anchor because of the design and simplicity. The community is great too. If you want your podcasts to be engaging, Anchor is definitely the place to start!
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    Simplecast

    Leading analytics, hosting, & growth platform for Podcasters

    Levi BostianIndie Android & iOS developer. · Written
    I was recommended Simplecast by Justin Jackson the host of a few podcasts but most recently, Mega Maker. I was going to go with SoundCloud but after looking into Simplecast, I decided to give it a shot. Absolutely love it. Fast to setup and get podcast on all trackers. It creates a website for you you can attach a custom domain to. Allows to show sponsors and collect donations if you wish. Price is very good. I love it. Everything you need to launch.
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    SoundCloud iOS

    The all-new SoundCloud app for iPhone

    Stefan Theofilos8Product Designer, Entrepreneur · Written
    Soundcloud is a great place to distribute podcasts
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    Squarespace

    Create beautiful websites and blogs easily

    Hi! I recently started a podcast knowing basically nothing about the process. Besides all the editing software, you're gonna need to set up your RSS feed to send it to iTunes and all the other podcast players. Squarespace makes it super easy to manage and add new episodes. The easiest to get your podcast started.
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  6. Ted CarstensenContent, Heavybit · Written
    If you plan to publish more than one show and don't want to pay a service for each individual feed, or you're interested in having more control over your feeds (like mixing audio and video versions, cross-publishing to different feeds easily and more) then PowerPress is a fantastic option, and it's completely free.
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