Most people get in to podcasting because they have something to say. They have a message, and they want to share it with the world.

And, though there’s more to podcasting than just getting behind the mic and hitting record, all of these other tasks are often seen as necessary rather than enjoyable.

Of all the jobs involved, there are two that seem to cause the most grief among podcasters of all levels of experience.


Whether you call it editing, mixing, or post-production, there are a few reasons why you might dread this stage of making an episode.

Some find it difficult, time consuming, or just flat-out boring.

There’s also the question of how much editing do I actually need to do in my podcast anyway?

Even taking a minimum effective editing approach involves opening up the DAW, and just the thought of that can lead some podcasters to procrastination and even podfading.

Writing Shownotes

You probably didn’t get into an audio medium like podcasting for the thought of sitting knocking out 400-500 word blog posts every other week.

And whilst some podcasters love to write, others could really do without it.

Like editing, there’s a range of options available to you when choosing your preferred style of shownotes.

But whether you’re writing bullet points or something more akin to a small ebook, they’re still going to require your time and attention.


You might be tempted to quote the immortal words of Homer Simpson – “Can’t someone else do it?”

The good news is that there’s a plethora of business and freelancers out there who’ll edit, write shownotes, and offer a whole range of other podcasting services on top of that.

Sometimes having too much choice is hard work in itself though, so if you’re in the mood to delegate everything, let us pick out some options for you.

We Edit Podcasts

We support podcasters in making their production process more efficient and cost-effective. The times of struggling with post-recording, expensive transcription and show notes services are over! Give us a chance and see why others, like you, trust us with their podcasts.

We Edit Podcasts offer mentorship, production, transcription, and shownote writing services. Prices vary depending on package, but their basic ‘editing only’ plan starts at $249 per month for five episodes. WEP’s turnaround time is 48 hours.

Podcast Motor

Podcast Editing and Production Services for Self Funded Businesses

We Save you TIME so you can FOCUS on Creating Great Podcasts that will Move Your Business Forward!

Podcast Motor offer mentorship, production, transcription, and shownote writing services. Prices vary depending on package, but their ‘Podcasting Essentials’ plan costs $499 per month based on a weekly release schedule. PM’s turnaround time is one week.

freedom podcastingFreedom Podcasting

Freedom Podcasting is the most hands free way to hire and operate a podcast production service. Just send your recordings and the Freedom Podcasting team will do everything to have your show up on iTunes.

Freedom Podcasting offer mentorship, production, and shownote writing services. Prices are quoted based on client requirements. FP’s turnaround time is 2-3 days.

Music Radio Creative

Outsource your entire podcast production process to the top audio producers in the world. Take your podcast sound to a pro new level.

Music Radio Creative offer a production-only service. Prices vary, but production of one episode per month is $50, whilst five episodes per month costs $220. MRC’s turnaround time is 3-5 days as standard, but can be as fast as 24 hours.

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