Bonus! THe Nice Guys talk to Nicole Holland, Caroline Tesone and Lou Diamond on today’s Podcaster’s Forum and it’s all about the equipment.

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Nicole Holland- @niczthename

Lou Diamond @ThriveLouD

Caroline Tesone- @carolinetesone

Doug- @DJDoug

Strickland- @NiceGuyonBiz


Show Notes by Show Producer: Anna Nygren


In this episode:

  • Everyone uses different equipment, and that’s OK
  • It’s so complicated! No, it’s not really that bad
  • What about software? We talk about that too
  • Zoom is pretty cool to connect with guests
  • Acuity scheduling is a favorite of many of our forum members
  • You have to set systems up to stay sane and get everything done
  • You don’t know what you don’t know until you try to do it

Here are some links to The Nice Guys recommended equipment list:

Equipment List

Microphone, cables and equipment can get overwhelming, don’t let it scare you. Here is a basic list of the equipment we use to create The Nice Guys on Business.




Software needed for in-studio recording, production and guest management:


  • Libsyn – hosting platform and analytics for your podcast. Distributes to iTunes and several other podcast channels including YouTube. (We will set this up for you)
  • Acuity Scheduling– great schedule manager with ability to customize guest Q&A, follow up, reminders and

links to your CRM.

  • Zencastr – audio recording made very easy. Allows for local browser recording with auto uploading to Dropbox.
  • Skype

Recording Skype with a Mac- ecamm

Recording Skype with a PC- Pamela

  • Canva – Template creation for show art.
  • Audacity – audio editing software.


Connect with Nicole Building Business Rockstars podcast

Connect with Caroline- True Voice Media Podcast or Shareable

Connect with Lou- ThriveLOUD Podcast


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