Audio Interface

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Recording Audio Interface Step-up in your podcasting sound by getting this audio interface. You definitely want to take a close look at this if you are doing in person interviews! 


Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, 1080p Widescreen Video Calling and Recording Webcam that makes you looks amazing in 1080p. I use it every day in our office! 

Online Recording Tools + Software

Zencastr - Record your remote interviews in studio quality - Simply send a link and receive a separate track per guest (highly recommend it! and it's FREE) 

Zoom - A video communication tool with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. (One of the most useful tools in my business!) 


Ecamm Skype Recorder A recorder add-on for Skype. Now, you can record video and audio interviews. (MUST HAVE...if you own a MAC) 

Ecamm LIVE - The tool that my clients and I use to go LIVE on my FB page, my FB groups, YouTube and many other channels. One of the BEST tools on the market!

Evaer Recoder A recorder add-on for Skype. Now, you can record video and audio interviews. (For Windows) 

Video Interviews Gear

Canon G7X mk II - This the camera I use all the time to film my talks and interviews. ***Your cellphone is probably an amazing alternative as well #justsaying***

If you can find Canon PowerShot G7 X Digital Camera - Wi-Fi Enabled, I would get this too as it’s a more economical option and is WIFI-enabled.

Recording In Person

Rode smartLav+ Lavalier Microphone for Smartphones and Tablets - This is the mic I take with me to record all my video and talks. However many individuals are in the interview, please make sure each person is properly mic’d up. (I have at least 1 of these ALWAYS with me)

Adaptor Rode SC6 Dual TRRS In Headphone Out - Adapter for multiple Lav Mics - You are going to need this if you have multiple Lav Mics to hook up to either your recorder (see below) or your cell phone

Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder (more economical option, less control) 

Roland R-05 Studio WAVE/MP3 Recorder (double the price of the first one, way more control) 

JOBY GorillaPod SLR Zoom. Flexible Tripod for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras Up To 3kg. (6.6lbs). - I have 2 of these. That’s how much I love them. Perfect for DSLR cameras, cell phone or a tripod for your point and shoot cameras.

Joby JB01490 GripTight ONE Mount, Black - This is how you will mount your cell phone on your Joby or tripod of choice.

Post Production

*** Watch all the post production tutorials in membership site to understand how to use *** 

Adobe Audition <<< Download your FREE 30 day trial of Adobe Creative Cloud  

This is the software that I use, and what the professionals use. Super easy to learn. roughly $20/month for entire Adobe Suite. Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, etc... 

Audacity - Editing software that is FREE for MAC and PC

Garageband - Editing software that is FREE and comes with MAC

Auphonic - The automatic audio post production web-service, using signal processing and machine learning techniques.


Libsyn - This is where I personally host my show. IF you are an insider, please now that we get almost 2 months for FREE when we use Promo code: "change" at checkout

Soundcloud - Another option to upload your audio episodes too. Get The Pro Package (After you watch Module 3 of Podcast Your Brand, you will understand why)
Hint: it's part of my secret sauce!  

On The Road Podcasting

Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder (more economical option, less control) 

Roland R-05 Studio WAVE/MP3 Recorder (double the price of the first one, way more control) 

Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone (this is the most versatile mic ever! - USE the XLR side)

GLS Audio 6ft Y-Cable Splitter Cord - 1/8" TRS Stereo to 1/4" TS Mono - 6' Cables 3.5mm (Mini) to 6mm Cord for iPhone, iPod, Computer, and more - Single (need at least one of these at some pt of your podcasting career) 

Website Builder

Squarespace (Looks simple and slick, what I use, and learning curve is low) 

Wordpress (Most popular option, learning curve is high) Website Hosting

Bluehost - $5.95 Unlimited Hosting -> (What I use, super economical and never had any problems.) 

Namecheap - a great place to look up domain names for all the different NEW ventures you are starting. 

Jay's Favourite Software

Clickfunnels - Heavily recommended. You can use this to build your opt-in pages, webinar pages, order forms, membership area. It's worth every penny I spend on it and you can test it out with a 2-week FREE trial. 

Activecampaign - My email marketing service of choice. Allows me to have all the email auto responders and email sequences that my heart desires. 

Sniply - One of my favourite lead generation tools when I share episodes. Creates a mini-call to action to various opt-ins and offer you might have. 

Calendly - My favourite scheduling tool. Use this when reaching out to guests to make a seamless booking process. - One of the most unique ways of sharing and promoting mini-clips of your interview. Highly recommend these guys!