Podcasting For Thought Leaders – Resources

Module 1 – Plan

The Foundation Toolbox â„¢

Suggested WordPress Themes

Elegant Themes / Divi

Recommended WordPress Plugins

Yoast SEO – Helps to create search engine optimized show notes

SumoMe – Create a simple customizable pop-up to make it easy to collect emails from visitors

Disqus – Elegant chat tool

ClickToTweet – Allow ‘tweetables’ from your episode to be easily shared

Add This – Simple social sharing

Simple Podcast Press – One of our favorite podcast-friendly media players

Pretty Link Lite – Create easy-to-remember short URLs for each episode

Google Analytics – It’s important to track web traffic from Day 1!

Instagram Feed by SmashBalloon – Easily show activity in a sidebar

Module 2

The Equipment Checkupâ„¢

Equipment Recommendations

Shure MV51 Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone ($199)

Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone ($69)

Heil Sound PL-2T Overhead Broadcast Boom ($120)

Shure SRH440 Studio Headphones ($99)

Conferencing Tools


Ecamm Call Recorder


Audio Hijack Pro

Total Recorder