Time is everything in business, you can listen to podcasts anytime and anywhere. Podcasts are a fantastic way to develop yourself, it gives you the ability to pick up new skills that could be useful to the growth and development of your business.
Here are ten amazing podcasts from which small business owners can glean actionable insights and improve their lives—both professionally and personally.
1. Marketing School
Marketing School is an amazing podcast that talks about everything marketing (especially for small businesses with a little financial budget). The hosts, Neil Patel, and Eric Siu bring you daily actionable digital marketing lessons that they’ve learned through years of being in the trenches. Whether you have a new website or an established business, learn the latest SEO, content marketing, social media, email marketing, conversion optimization and general online marketing tactics that work today.
2. Entrepreneurs on Fire
Entrepreneurs on Fire is an award-winning podcast by John Lee Dumas. The podcast features John interviewing inspiring entrepreneurs who are truly on fire to help aspiring entrepreneurs achieve a seamless journey to business success. Dumas asks excellent questions that get at the heart of each guest’s journey. The show has recorded over 2,000 episodes so far, so you will never run out of content. Are YOU ready to learn from the best and achieve financial and location freedom? This podcast will get you there.
3. How To Start A Startup
How To Start A Startup is a 20 episodes podcast series that teaches everything about starting a startup. Hosted by Y Combinator in collaboration with Stanford University, the podcast remains a great resource for anyone starting a startup in 2019. Course includes lectures from: Sam Altman, Dustin Moskovitz, Paul Graham, Adora Cheung, Peter Thiel, Alex Schultz, Kevin Hale, Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, Ben Silbermann, Alfred Lin, Patrick and John Collison, Aaron Levie, Reid Hoffman, Keith Rabois, Ben Horowitz, Marissa Mayer, Hosian Rahman, Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy, and more.
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4. Rise And Grind
We all get the same 24 hours. It’s about how you use them. How you approach your obstacles and opportunities to find success. Rise and Grind is hosted by Shark Tank presenter Daymond John, one of the most prominent names in America’s business landscape today. As a follow up to his book of the same name, Daymond John (star of ABC’s Shark Tank, Founder & CEO of FUBU) conducts candid interviews featuring the likes of Gary Vaynerchuk, Wendy Williams, Tyler the Creator, Nely Galan, and more. These entrepreneurs, musicians, and athletes share the secrets they use to outperform, outwork, and outhustle their way to the top — just like he did.
5. I Make a Living
I Make a Living is a podcast for people who work for themselves. Whether you are a freelancer, small business owner or entrepreneur, our mission is to provide a space for insightful and candid conversations about what “making a living” means to you. The topics and conversations in each episode revolve around the self-employed community—your community. We talk about what it means to carve your own path, define success on your own terms, and build a business that brings you satisfaction. We also talk about mistakes, struggles, and the unglamorous side of working for yourself.
6. The Goal Digger Podcast
How do I build my dream job? How do I make money online? Am I ready to leave my 9 to 5? How can I create passive income? How can I grow my Instagram following? And the biggest question of all, can I really turn my passion into a profitable business? Welcome to the Goal Digger Podcast where answers are provided to all these questions and so much more! Week after week, host Jenna Kutcher brings you productivity tips, social media strategies, business hacks, and inspirational stories that can help you design your dream career.
7. She Did It Her Way
She Did It Her Way Podcast dives into all of your most important questions about starting a business and when to make the leap of going full-time as an entrepreneur. Every week, host, Amanda Boleyn delivers fresh content on productivity hacks, different business strategies, how to confidently transition out of your 9-5 and become a full-time business owner. Along with sharing her business savvy tips, she interviews women who have also gone out and done it their way.
8. Local Small Business Coach
The Local Small Business Coach Podcast is helping local small business owners like handymen, cleaners, landscapers, painters, tradesman, dog groomers, franchisees, pool cleaners, & other service based or brick and mortar business owners earn a 6 figure income. So if you are already working 60, 70 hours a week and still struggle to grow your small business, busting your butt each day to serve your communities and wanting more financial freedom, this show is for you. Each week the host discusses how you can increase your profits, boost your sales, improve your processes & develop stronger teams. Each episode will provide an action tip you can take to help you level up your business and bring in more income.
9. Build Your Tribe
Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or desperate to quit your day job, Build Your Tribe Podcast has you covered. Hosts Chalene and Brock Johnson bring both perspectives whether your goal is to earn extra income on the side or take the growth of your online business to the next level. Get top tips to build social media, grow your email list, develop digital marketing strategies, boost automated sales and create additional streams of income on a limited budget. Learn to share your story and convert followers into loyal customers with New York Times Best Selling Author, Business Coach & Serial Entrepreneur Chalene Johnson and her son Brock Johnson, Part-Time Entrepreneur, Speaker and Story-Telling Strategist.
10. Small Business Big Marketing Show
The Small Business Big Marketing Show is laser-focused on helping small business owners implement clever, effective marketing ideas that can be used to grow any type of business. In each episode, Tim Reid the host ask successful business owners and entrepreneurs the questions we all want the answers to – How do I get more customers? Where do I start with my marketing? How do I use social media effectively? How do I scale my business? How do I make a million dollars!! So, if you’re ready to take your business to the next level with some highly effective marketing, then this is the right podcast for you.
Podcasts are fast becoming an increasingly popular and prevalent way to be informed about the latest business tips and trends especially when it has to do with things like marketing and sales, financing and scaling.
Finally, if we miss any of your favorite podcasts for small business owners? Please share your top pick in the comment section below.