Resources

Here’s a list of our favorite resources for podcasters and digital content creators.

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Books

Content 10x: More Content, Less Time, Maximum Results by Amy Woods is the ultimate guide to reaching more people online by the power of repurposing every type of content.

How to Create a Profitable Podcast by Debbie Arcangeles is an ebook that will give you all the necessary steps to turn your podcast from a hobby to a profitable business.

So You Want to Start a Podcast by Kristen Meinzer is a step-by-step guide to creating a hit show. This book covers everything from hosting and guest booking to editing and marketing.

Will It Fly?: How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don’t Waste Your Time and Money by Patt Flynn answers questions like does your business idea have merit or will it be a waste of time and resources?

Audio Post Production Software

Audacity: Record and edit podcasts, available on Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.

GarageBand: Record and edit podcasts, available on Mac computers.

Auphonic: Loudness normalizer, removing background noice, leveling the volume and more. Get up to 2 hours free every month.

Podcast Hosting

Libsyn: Podcast hosting, distribution and monetization. Use our coupon code “WOC” for one month free. Upgrading/downgrading service during the promotional period will invalidate the promo code.

Simplecast: Podcast hosting, distribution to all platforms and listener analytics.

Website Hosting

Siteground: Fast and secure web hosting, register a domain name and more!

Bluehost: Webhosting, domain name, SSL certificate, WordPress install and more.

Transcription

AWS Transcribe: Tanscribe audio into text.

Otter.ai: Transcribe audio instantly.

Graphics, Photos & Audiograms

Canva: Create graphics for social media, podcast artwork and logos easily. No design skills required.

Canva Color Paelette Generator: Create color palettes by simply uploading a photo.

CreateHERStock: A resource library of stock images featuring people of color.

Headliner: Create videos to promote your podcast, radio show or blog. Share to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Get 2 weeks free of Pro to try it out.

Pixabay: Find free photos and videos to use for anything.

SmugMug: Build your photo portfolio and secure unlimited photo storage.  Start with a 14 day free trial.

TinyPNG: Reduce the file size of PNG and JPEG files.

Trace by StickerMule: Instantly remove the background from your photos.

Unsplash: Source free high-resolution photos.

Social Media Sharing

Later: Plan, schedule and analyze posts on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.

Social Warfare: Social sharing plugin for WordPress includes sharing to Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Buffer, email and more.

Tailwind: A Pinterest and Instagram marketing tool – schedule posts, discover content and more.

Email Marketing

Convertkit: Send emails to your newsletter and build custom landing pages and sign up forms.

Interact: Make a quiz to generate leads for your podcast, segment your audience and drive traffic to your website.

MotionMail: Enhance your marketing emails with easy to design countdown timers.

Ways to Monetize Your Podcast

Make Money with Ebooks: Learn how to self-publish your books and create a new income stream as a published author.

Podcasting Conferences & Courses

Hubspot Academy: Learn the best business trends from leading experts for free.

Podcast Movement 2019 Virtual Ticket: Get all the 2019 sessions from the world’s largest podcasting conference.

Podcast Movement 2018 Virtual Ticket: Get all the 2018 sessions from the world’s largest podcasting conference.

Thinkific: Market and sell your course, webinar or membership with one month of the Pro plan for free.

Conference Calls

Zoom: Invite guests and clients to a Zoom cloud meeting.

Swag

Stickermule: Order custom stickers, magnets, labels, buttons and more. Get $10 off your order.

Tech

Be.Live: Live streaming software for Facebook with up to 4 people on the screen.

WeTransfer: Send large files around the world including videos.