Build & Launch

Want to start your own podcast this year?

Show Notes

Want to start your own podcast this year? For Build & Launch's inaugural week, Justin Jackson is doing 5 mini episodes on what it takes to build and launch a podcast. Today's episode: what kind of of podcasting gear you should get.

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Once Build & Launch starts it's official season on February 5th, 2015, Justin Jackson will launch a new product every week. Listen and learn from his wins and misses, and get motivated to ship your own SaaS, mobile app, ebook, or other digital project.

Justin's podcasting startup kit
  1. Microphone: Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB
  2. Headphones: Sennheiser HD 202 II
  3. Editing software: Garage Band (for Mac) and Audacity (for PC)
Launch week: How to make a podcast
  • Episode 1: Choosing a topic
  • Episode 2: Record your first episode (yesterday's episode)
  • Episode 3: Podcasting equipment (this episode)
  • Episode 4: Recording, interviewing, editing
  • Episode 5: Launching and promoting
Show notes
Podcast hosting provided by

Update from 2021: A lot has happened since I recorded these episodes: I launched a podcast hosting company,, with my friend Jon Buda! If you want to hear what I'm up to now go to

Creators & Guests

Justin Jackson
⚡ Interested in bootstrapping, podcasting, calm companies, business ethics🎙️ Co-founder of @transistorfm (podcast hosting)

What is Build & Launch?

A weekly podcast focused on shipping small projects.

Every week I'll take you on an adventure of launching a new project. You'll hear the launch stats, hurdles I had to overcome, and how you can learn from my mistakes.