Recommended Podcasting Tools & Resources

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Working hard with podcasters like you, we often come across fantastic podcasting tools and resources that will help you to produce, grow and market a better so.

Podcasting equipment

Recommended podcast microphones and equipment

Choose the right mic, desk, cables, headphones & more the first time with our time-saving, personally curated list.

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Podcasting software and services

Podcast Websites – WordPress website help

24/7 WordPress support from real people with years of experience in podcasting. It’s WordPress but in a safe pair of hands.

Check out Podcast Websites

Captivate – Recommended podcast hosting – obviously

The easiest, most usable podcast hosting platform with the most helpful tools to grow your audience!

Try Captivate for 7-days free

AWeber – Start and grow a profitable email list

Every podcast has fans. But, without a way to build relationships with them, how can your show grow?

Get started with AWeber’s free plan

Alitu – Easy podcast editing

Easy podcast editing with no tech knowledge required, polishing your audio has never been easier!

Try Alitu for quick and easy podcast editing

SquadCast – Remote interview recording

Record with guests anywhere in the world and sound like you’re in the same room!

Try SquadCast for free and start recording remotely


Professional remote recording with audio & video capabilities plus magic editing, production team support, live-streaming & soundboards.

Try Riverside for free and start recording remotely


Descript makes podcast editing as easy as editing a document & includes transcription & audiogram tools that integrate with Captivate for an enhanced, time-saving workflow.

Try Descript for free


Content10x provides specialist podcast repurposing services to busy podcasters. Turn one episode into multiple pieces of reusable content!

Contact Amy directly

Podcast design services

Fiverr – Podcast cover art design and more

From graphic designers to audio producers and voice over artists, Fiverr is the one-stop team building shop!

Build your podcast team with Fiverr

Canva – Design your own podcast cover art and more

The simplest way to design and create the perfect podcast cover art, and hey – it’s free!

Start designing right now!

99Designs – Find the perfect design team for your podcast

Hire a personal podcast cover art designer and choose from the designs that you love the most! Simple, affordable and fast! Get $20 off, too 🙂

Save $20 on your podcast design with 99Designs

The Podcast Design Company

Stunning bespoke podcast cover art design delivered by a professional design team and to the correct podcast specifications.

Get your professional cover art now

Podcast music, intros and jingles

MusicRadioCreative – Custom podcast jingles, intros and voiceover

Find, script and order the perfect podcast introduction from industry pros, in just a few minutes!

Order your intro or podcast jingle in just a few minutes

Belightful Music

Custom music for your podcast from Catherine Rannus. Highly recommended and we use Catherine ourselves for our podcasts!

Speak to Catherine

Hook Sounds

A curated collection of exclusive royalty-free podcast music, produced by hand-picked artists. Use code CAPTIVATE10 to save.

Try Hook Sounds now

Podcast learning resources

Podcast Success Academy – Learn to start a podcast for free

Our free Podcast Success Academy tier makes it easy to start and launch your podcast the right way. I’ll personally walk you through every step!

Start the free podcast launch course

The Podcast Accelerator – Learn podcasting with Mark & the team

Launch & grow your podcast with Mark, three times per week and under 10 minutes each – available in all podcast apps for free!

Check out the trailer!

Our Youtube channel!

Straight-talking, open and clear podcasting tips, tutorials, education and advice from the Captivate and Rebel Base Media team. New videos every single week!

Learn podcasting with us on YouTube

The Podcast Launch Doctor

Take the 45-second test to uncover, diagnose and overcome the ONE major thing that is holding you back from launching your podcast!


Known as "That British Podcast Guy", Mark is one of the United Kingdom's original podcasting experts. He is Managing Director & co-founder of podcast hosting, analytics & monetisation platform which was acquired by Global in 2020 and is known worldwide as an insightful, thought-provoking and actionable podcast industry keynote speaker. Mark has educated on podcasting and delivered thought leadership at events including Podcast Movement, Podfest, Harvard's "Sound Education" and many more. His focus is on helping people to achieve their own podcasting goals and on improving the podcasting industry for the long-term. Twitter: MrAsquith. Instagram: MrAsquith. Podcast: The Podcast Accelerator.

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