December 26, 2014 5 min read
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Let’s face it: podcasts are on the rise again.
It is clearly a renaissance worth noting. There’s even a podcast about starting a podcasting business.
The average commute time in the US is 25.4 minutes. What if you could get an actionable snack from your favorite podcast in those 25 minutes? What would that be worth to you?
Here are 13 awesome marketing podcasts that can help you take your business to the next level:
1. Social Media Happy Hour by Traci Reuter and Dawn Marrs Ortiz
Available in bite-sized episodes of five to 20 minutes, this podcast shows you how to use platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more. If you’re looking for something quick and don’t have a lot of time, this is the social media podcast for you. Here’s another kicker: There’s a new episode every day! Subscribe here.
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2. Glen versus Google (ViperChill PodCast) by Glen Allsopp
Allsopps SEO podcast stands head and shoulders above the other podcasts. He has worked for various Fortune 500 companies and is known for sharing helpful SEO case studies on both his blog and podcast. While Allsopp doesn’t update its podcast that often, it offers great value for those interested in SEO. Subscribe here.
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3. Growth Everywhere by Eric Siu
I speak to entrepreneurs like Neil Patel, Hiten Shah, Jason Lemkin, and others about startup marketing and growth. The podcast also has smaller episodes during the week that are five to 20 minutes long and cover topics like SEO, WordPress, hiring, operations, and more. It is broadcast five times a week. Subscribe here.
4. The McMethod Email Marketing Podcast from The Autoresponder Guy
If you want to learn about the pros and cons of email marketing (still one of the most profitable marketing channels, if not the most profitable) then this is the podcast for you. It features interviews with the likes of Drayton Bird, who has been in the email game longer than most (and sold his agency to David Ogilvy). Subscribe here.
5. Antipreneur by Ben Settle
Known as one of the best email marketers in the world, Settle has a controversial stance on many marketing topics. Settle also has an email list called “Email Player” (highly recommended if you are interested in learning more about email marketing). When you combine this with the McMethod podcast, you will save months, if not years, on your email marketing learning curve. Subscribe here.
6. MyWifeQuitHerJob by Steve Chou
If you are looking to learn how to build a profitable online store, Chou is the man. He helped his wife start an e-commerce company that generated over $ 100,000 in profits in the first 12 months. Chou also interviews other marketers and entrepreneurs and shares their tips and tricks to help you generate more sales for your online store. Subscribe here.
7. ConversionCast by Tim Paige
Would you like to learn more about increasing your conversion rates? Paige interviews others to learn about real-world strategies and tactics that people have used to increase their conversion rates. If you’re interested in increasing click-through rates, increasing your customer’s lifetime value, or converting 30 percent of your leads, this is the podcast to check out. Subscribe here.
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8. Growth byte from Growth Hacker TV
Growth Byte comes from the founders of Growth Hacker TV, a website that surveys marketers and startup founders about user growth and growth hacking. The podcast consists of snippets of the best growth content for startups – two to three minutes long, with a new episode every day. Subscribe here.
9. Social Media Marketing Podcast from Social Media Examiner
Learn how successful companies are using social media and learn the latest tactics with the latest social media platforms. Social Media Examiner is one of the leading websites for learning about social media. The podcast is equally impressive, with 403 reviews and a five-star average. Subscribe here.
10. #AskGaryVee Show by Gary Vaynerchuk
The hugely popular and outspoken Gary Vee dares to ask him your burning questions that he covers on his show (usually under 10 minutes). With over 400 employees at his social media agency, Vaynerchuk is sure to teach you a thing or two about using social media to your advantage. Subscribe here.
11. AskPat by Pat Flynn
Successful online entrepreneur Flynn has quickly grown to become one of the most iconic online marketers in the past few years by providing step-by-step guidance to his audience on how to build a successful online life. Learn about virtual assistants, passive income, SEO, list building, and more. Subscribe here.
12. Seth Godin’s Startup School by Seth Godin
Considered one of the top thought leaders in marketing (and a bestselling author), Godin shares his wisdom about startup marketing and how people can build and run their dream businesses. Subscribe here.
13. Online Marketing Made Easy by Amy Porterfield
Porterfield is known for their expertise in Facebook advertising. Her podcast offers thoughts on creating your own online courses, video marketing, webinars, and more. Subscribe here.
Do you know of any other great marketing podcasts? Share them in the comments below.
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