I just started podcasting about a month ago. Here’s to answer a few of your questions.
Go to Anchor.fm and sign up. You can record right from there. Make sure you have at the very least a good mic, choose a name you want for your podcast, it’s free and it sends each episode out to 9 different platforms, including itunes. Share your podcast wherever the fuck you can. Making money from podcasting won’t come easy. At all. You have to build a following and a name for yourself…and
Just do it! :) Hope that helps. Here’s mine if you don’t mind me plugging it on here :) I”m still relatively a newbie to podcasting but I kinda got it figured out and…I’m an old broad too, 55 :)