Many people who want to get started podcasting think all they need is a decent microphone to started. While that’s mostly true, you need a way to get the microphone into a good position in front of your mouth as well.
If you plan on using a shock mount, you will need a microphone stand in order to attach the mount as well.
There are tons of different options when it comes to microphone stands: boom arms that attach to a desk, floor tripod boom arms, built-in mic stands, tabletop desk stands and more.
We’re going to take a look at the best tabletop desk stands to hold your microphone for 2023. These are more portable and less expensive than a larger boom arm. The prices for these mic stands range from under $15 to about $60.