Podcast Microphone Recommendations:

As a Podcast Guest or Podcast Host, it is imperative to have a high quality microphone in order to offer listeners the best audio experience.

NUMBER ONE TIP ON MICROPHONES: Make sure it is CARDIOID: Cardioid microphones can pick up what they are aimed at, but reject sounds to the side and rear. You DO NOT WANT an OMNI-DIRECTIONAL mic which will pick up everything around you.

Blue Yeti Nano Premium USB Mic

Blue Yeti Nano Premium USB Mic: Podcast Recommendations from Food Heals


The Yeti Nano is a premium USB condenser microphone designed for broadcast-quality podcasting, YouTube videos, live-streaming, Skype calls, voice over work. This compact mic features 24-bit sound quality, a compact design, and plug ’n play operation. It is compatible with both Mac and PC and actually has two pickup patterns- The cardioid pattern is perfect for recording podcasts and streaming, while omni puts you “in the room” for conference calls.

Shure SM58S Vocal Microphone 


The Shure SM58 vocal microphone is designed for professional vocal use in live performance, sound reinforcement, and studio recording. Its tailored vocal response for sound is a world standard for singing or speech. A highly effective, built-in spherical filter minimizes wind and breath “pop” noise. A unidirectional (cardioid) pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while minimizing unwanted background noise.

Heil Sound PR 40 Dynamic
Cardioid Studio Microphone


The PR 40 from Heil Sound is a high-performance dynamic microphone ideal for use as a vocal mic for talk show hosts and podcasters. This is a professional XLR mic so you will need to plug into a mixer or get an adapter. The PRSM Shock Mount included in this bundle from Heil Sound is a flexible microphone support system that helps suppress low-frequency rumble by absorbing vibrations for excellent sound quality. HIGH-END. FOR PROFESSIONALS.

Headphone Recommendations:

FOSTO FT58 Stereo
Foldable Headphones


HIFI Strong Low Bass Speaker. Excellent Three Frequency Resolution. Built-in microphone for hands-free phone calling and picks up voice without talking directly into it.

Logitech USB Headset


This is actually a headset including a microphone and headphones all in one. This Logitech USB Headset has a simple plug-and-play USB connection, digital audio and in-line controls. A noise-canceling microphone reduces background noise and delivers clear digital audio for VOIP and Skype calls, Zoom, Zencastr and beyond.