How to Start a Podcast in 2022 – Beginner Podcasting Tutorial

Want to learn how to start a podcast in 2022 fast and without overspending? I've published two of the most viewed podcasting tutorials on YouTube with millions of views, and I'm back with an updated version with everything you need in just one video. Here's how it's broken down:

0:00 Intro
2:27 The Only Equipment You Need to Start a Podcast
5:50 Recording Software
8:30 Your Podcast Details (i.e. show name, what to talk about, etc.)
14:23 Podcast Recording Tips
21:38 Publishing Your Podcast

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Other items mentioned in this video, PART BY PART (some of the links below are affiliate links which means I get a little thank you money from Amazon or other companies. This is at no extra cost to you, however. Thank you in advance!)

1️⃣ The Only Podcast Equipment You Need 1️⃣ (2:27)

🎤 Samson Q2U Microphone:
🎱 Windscreen Foam Ball:
⚡ Shock Mount by Sunmon with Adapter:
💪 Boom Arm by Neewer:

2️⃣ Podcast Recording Software 2️⃣ (5:50)

🎸 Garageband (Mac Only):
🎸 Garageband Tutorial:

🔊 Audacity (PC & Mac):
🔊 Audacity Tutorial:

🧑🏽‍🤝‍🧑🏽 Squadcast for Interview Recording:
🎤 Zoom H6N Portable Recorder:
🎤 Portable Rode SmartLav Lapel Microphone Kit:

3️⃣ Your Podcast Details 3️⃣ (8:30)

🙋 In this section, I answer:

👉 What is your show about?
👉 How long should your episodes be?
👉 How often should you publish?
👉 What should the name be?
👉 What will your artwork for your podcast look like?

4️⃣ Podcast Recording Tips 4️⃣ (14:23)

For more tips and a cheat sheet, download the podcast cheat sheet here:

5️⃣ Publishing Your Podcast 5️⃣ (21:38)

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I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Lots of work was put into it, so thank you in advance for the help with the affiliate links above, and for bookmarking and sharing this for future reference!

If you'd like to check out one of my online courses to help you even more with starting and marketing your podcast, you can find Power-Up Podcasting here, which has helped thousands of people earn millions of downloads with their shows:

Cheers, and here's to an awesome 2022 and the success of your show! Let me know what you think in the comments, and be sure to like this video if you found any value from it!

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    9 Responses to How to Start a Podcast in 2022 – Beginner Podcasting Tutorial

    1. Amine TheDream December 14, 2021 at 8:34 pm #

      I will!

    2. Amine TheDream December 14, 2021 at 8:34 pm #

      First to see this! Race y’all to a published podcast!!!

    3. Michaella Siourounis December 14, 2021 at 9:18 pm #

      Thank you for all this info!

    4. Scott Pysher December 14, 2021 at 9:21 pm #

      You know I bought an H1N1 zoom recorder to start. I’ve just got to buckle down and learn to edit audio now.

      • Martin Hewlett's Calming Anxiety December 14, 2021 at 9:25 pm #

        My second mic. Excellent bit of kit

    5. Martin Hewlett's Calming Anxiety December 14, 2021 at 9:27 pm #

      For all those about to start or just discovering Pat and his wealth of knowledge. I took his advice just over 2 years ago. Now have a podcast in the top 1% globally , over 3 million downloads and now its own app. You can not go wrong following his advice .

    6. Explanatory Live December 14, 2021 at 9:30 pm #

      Great video. Question should you post your video podcast on your youtube channel? I see linus tech tips does a WAN show and it seems to work for them. However I also see that many youtubers like yourself do not post the podcast on your channel? any ideas? Thanks for all the help!

    7. Kacy Moses December 14, 2021 at 9:45 pm #

      DELOREAN 🙂

    8. VSLComputers December 14, 2021 at 9:53 pm #

      Love listening to this guy… the genuine article…

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