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121 Free Podcasts that Will Make You a Successful Marketer

There are a huge number of free podcasts out there that provide fresh and highly actionable marketing advice.

If you’re looking to evolve and grow into a successful marketer, marketing podcasts can help you get there.

And guess what:

I’ve reviewed over 200 podcasts and have compiled a list of the best the internet has to offer. And I’ve made sure to include my personal favorites.

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The Best Free Marketing Podcasts – The Ultimate List

Marketing Smarts from MarketingProfs


Air Time: Wednesdays as 30 minute long weekly episodes
Niche: Marketing


Marketing Smarts is well known as one of the best marketing podcasts out there. All episodes are value packed interviews with industry vets like Guy Kawasaki to entrepreneurs like Lee Odden and Ian Lurie. Kerry O’Shea, the host, covers a wide range of topics and once even had opera singer Ja-Nae Duane on the show. The entire Marketing Smarts Podcast directory is categorized into 24 categories that you can choose from. For those of you who like to read, they also publish transcripts on the blog along with the podcast.

Notable episodes: I’m all about content, and I loved the episode with Chris Brogan on content and email marketing and the one with Jay Baer on the trends he discovered from 27 Social Pros interviews.




Marketing Over Coffee


Air Time: Thursday Mornings, 20-30 minute weekly episodes
Niche: Marketing


One of the most downloaded podcasts out there. John Wall of EventHero and Christopher Penn from Shift Communications discuss hot marketing news every week. And the best part: They do it in a Boston Coffee shop. They have an archives page where you can see all their previous podcasts. They also regularly interview big ballers like Seth Godin, Ann Handley, Ted Schilowitz, and Chris Brogan. Very engaging and conversational style.

Notable episodes: All the episodes with Seth Godin, and the episode with Brad Gurley on Email deliverability.


The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast


Air Time: Wednesdays, 20 minute weekly episodes
Niche: Marketing


Hosted by John Jantsch, the founder of Duct Tape Marketing (which is one of the most well known marketing brands out there). Almost all episodes are interviews with thought leaders and domain experts. I found many of his interviews to be full of tips and advice for those starting to start small business startups.

Notable episodes: Loved the episodes with Ash Maurya on mastering lean metrics and the one with Jon Morrow on creating influence with writing.


Six Pixels of Separation


Air Time: Sundays, 50-60 minute weekly episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing


If you’re looking for actionable digital marketing advice from someone who talks from the perspective of a digital marketing agency, the Six Pixels of Separation podcast is the one for you. Hosted by Mitch Joel of Mirum, the podcast has over 500 episodes available for free on iTunes now, and Joel’s’s advice is consistently actionable, pointed and helpful. He lands interviews with some of the biggest names in the digital marketing world.

Notable episodes: I really liked SPOS #513 on newsjacking with David Meerman Scott and SPOS #489 with Denise Lee Yohn on extraordinary brand experiences.


Social Media Marketing


Air Time: Fridays, 45 minute weekly episodes
Niche: Social Media


If you’d like to stay up to date with the plethora of stuff that’s going on in the social media world, the Social Media Marketing podcast by Michael Stelzner is for you. What I love most about Michael’s podcast is that he tries to look beyond all the noise, and predicts the next big thing in marketing on social. He lays down how to build a great following, how to be unique and be seen online.

Notable episodes: I really liked the episode with David Lawrence on finding your spoken voice, and the one with Laura Fitton on smart ways to use Twitter.


The Beancast


Air Time: Mostly on Mondays, hour long weekly episodes
Niche: Marketing, Favourites


Bob Knorpp, the host, discusses the latest industry news and trends with his guests. It’s more of a roundtable conversation with ‘a healthy dose of perspective’. The Beancast is one of my favourite marketing news roundup podcasts. Only the recent podcasts are available on iTunes, but all 400+ episodes are available from their website.

Notable episodes: Hard to point out a few, but the 404th episode titled ‘Debranding Branding’ has a lot of food for thought, and I found episode 408 titled ‘Unidentified White Liquid’ to be very interesting.



PNR – This Old Marketing


Air Time: Mondays, hour long episodes
Niche: Content Marketing


When it comes to content marketing, Joe offers the best actionable advice out there. Through This Old Marketing Joe talks on how to use content to attract and retain customers. Each of their 100+ episodes follow a specific format- Joe and his co-host Robert Rose discuss what’s new in the Content marketing world, then rant about the headlines and trends. Next is my favorite part- they present an example of an ‘old marketing technique’ and what you can learn from it.

Notable episodes: PNR 103 on consistent content, and episode 86 where they talk about the subscriber funnel that New York Times uses.



Social Pros Podcast


Air Time: Mondays as 40-50 minute weekly episodes
Niche: Social Media


Social Pros was the winner of the Content Marketing Award for Best Podcast in 2015. It doesn’t come as a surprise- it’s hosted by Jay Baer and Adam Brown from Salesforce. They invite social media gurus from big brands every week, and discuss trends and strategies that big brands use to reach millions on social platforms. I like Social Pros even more than Jay’s other podcast- Jay Today, as it’s simply more engaging, and filled with insights. Jay and Adam are witty and educational at the same time.

Notable episodes: The episode with Tamara Gaffney from Adobe, and the one with Steve Rayson on the content types that get most shared on social.


The #AskGaryVee Show


Air Time: No fixed schedule, 2-3 episodes a week, all below 30 minutes in duration
Niche: Marketing


Gary Vaynerchuk is one of the most inspiring and energetic entrepreneurs out there. He is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and thought leader. The #AskGaryVee podcast series is simply the podcast version of Gary’s Video series where he answers the audience’s questions on social marketing, business, and entrepreneurship. All his answers are zero-fluff and straight to the point (He earned his say-it-like it is image from the show).

Notable episodes: Loved episode #185 with Seth Godin, and the episode with Jack and Suzy Welch (Authors of Real Life MBA).


Content Warfare Podcast


Air Time: Episodes ranging from 30-60 minutes
Niche: Content Marketing


Hosted by Ryan Hanley, Content Warfare is geared towards educating you on brilliant content marketing tactics used by several authors out there. If you’re looking to publish a book someday, this one’s for you. He’s interviewed everyone from Jay Baer to Brian Clark.

Notable episodes: The episode with David Nihill on spicing up content through comedy and the one with Brian Clark.



The Marketing Companion


Air Time: Bi-monthly episodes of 20-30 minutes
Niche: Marketing


The Marketing Companion podcast is run by Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster. They focus on a core topic every episode, and share their opinions on the latest trends in the world of marketing and cutting edge insights, all with their touch of good humour.

Notable episodes: One of their most famous episodes is The Rant Show (episode 61) where they talk about marketing practices that drive them crazy. (Reminded me of Richard Dawkins reading out his hate emails)



Online Marketing Made Easy


Air Time: Wednesdays as 40-45 minutes weekly episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship


What I love most about this podcast is how actionable all the advice is. Amy Porterfield (the host) has Q & A sessions with experts where they answer listener’s questions, and chances are, you’re looking for answers to those questions too.

She brings on guests like Michael Stelzner, and I love all the episodes with her facebook go-to expert Rick Mulready.

Notable episodes: All the episodes with Rick Mulready (especially the recent one on facebook ads and webinars) and episode 101 with Michael Hyatt.



HBR IdeaCast


Air Time: Weekly
Niche: Marketing, Productivity


The HBR Ideacast is brought to you by Harvard Business Review, and is hosted by Sarah Green Carmichael. She goes into everything from management to marketing to productivity in work. You also get to listen to the elite pack once in a while – Harvard professors, CEOs and successful Harvard students.

Notable episodes: We SEOs dig anything about the inner workings of Google, and in episode 426 she interviewed Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg from Google on how they manage talent.


The Mad Marketing Podcast


Air Time: 2-3 episodes every month
Niche: Marketing, Content Marketing, Favourites


Marcus Sheridan of lays it all down plainly in his podcast- he answers questions, interviews experts. This happens to be one of my favourites as he goes into real life experiences and case studies.

Notable episodes: I loved episode 94 where he explains how he prepared to interview Gary Vaynerchuk (the AskGaryVee Show), and the recent episode 99 with Adele Revella on buyer personas.



The Solopreneur Hour


Air Time: Tri – weekly hour long episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Productivity, Favourite


The Solopreneur Hour, which happens to be another one of my favourites, is hosted by Michael O’Neal. What I like most about this podcast is that it’s as motivational as it is informative, and is ideal for ‘proudly unemployable solopreneurs’ as Michael puts it. He regularly brings on successful entrepreneurs and delves into their stories. All entrepreneurs that he interview are normal folks like you and me who left their day jobs to be successful freelancers and solopreneurs, making the advice highly relatable. He also does a free coaching Friday where he answers questions posed by his audience in his Proudly Unemployable Facebook group.

Notable episodes: Episode 401 with Willem Van Zyl and the very motivational episode with P.J. Dixon (episode 313).



Copyblogger FM


Air Time: Thursdays, and all episodes are below 30 minutes
Niche: Digital Marketing, Productivity, Content Marketing


The Copyblogger FM (previously known as The Lede) is hosted on the Rainmaker.FM podcast platform, and focuses aimed at giving brilliant content marketing advice. It’s hosted by Sonia Simone, the chief content officer for Rainmaker digital. She shares hot copywriting insights on her own and also interviews content marketers and successful authors. The podcast mainly focuses on content marketing and she also goes into email marketing and conversion optimization.

Notable episodes: The episode where Jared and Damien discuss growing audiences on Medium, and the episode with Help One Now founder Chris Marlow on content marketing for nonprofits.



The Smart Passive Income Podcast


Air Time: Wednesdays as 30-50 minute episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Digital Marketing


Pat Flynn happens to be one of the most well known online entrepreneurs out there, and his podcast boasts over 20 million downloads over a span of 6 years. He regularly brings on big ballers like Neil Patel, Ramit Sethi and Gary Vaynerchuk, and shares insights, actionable how-tos, and insider details on his own business in his personable tone. And he has the most good looking podcast library I’ve come across!

Notable episodes: Loved SPI 222 with Ramit Sethi on products and pricing, and SPI 200 with Todd Tresidder where he talks about how deleting a third of his content tripled traffic to his website.


Entrepreneur On Fire


Air Time: 20-30 minutes everyday
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Productivity


If you’re looking for daily dose of inspiration and motivation, John Lee Dumas is your go-to-guy. He interviews the most successful entrepreneurs out there 7 days a week, and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the digital marketing space till date. In every episode, he delves into the journey of the entrepreneurs, their worst and AH-HA entrepreneurial moments, and ends with a lightning round where he asks them six insightful questions. I literally select books to read from those suggested by the guests on Entrepreneur on fire.

Notable episodes: Episode 1282 with Russell Brunson on creating a million dollar sales funnel, and the recent one with Brian Johnson on Amazon’s PPC advertising platform.



Content Inc.


Air Time: Mondays as 5-10 minute short episodes
Niche: Marketing, Content Marketing


Content Inc. is a unique weekly podcast by Joe Pulizzi, renowned content marketing guru. Unlike his ‘This Old Marketing Podcast’, he shares one key lesson or takeaway from his past experiences or anecdotes. If you are a one-idea-a-day guy, look no further.

Notable episodes: Liked episode 109 about buyer personas, and episode 111 about how the Star Wars is content marketing at its best.



Social Triggers Insider


Air Time: Hour long episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship


Although Derek Halpern hasn’t pushed out any episodes since 2015, all the past Social Triggers Insider episodes are gold. From tips to increasing productivity, to stories of entrepreneurs and successful marketing strategies that work, he has some great advice to offer, and I highly recommend Derek’s podcast. There’s about 22 hour long episodes on iTunes, and all are value-packed.

Notable episodes: Both the episodes with Tim Ferriss ( Episodes 1 and 13), and the one with Marc Ecko (Episode 7).


Unknown Secrets of Internet Marketing


Air Time: 30 minute long weekly episodes
Niche: SEO, Digital Marketing


Chris Burres of eWebResults and the SEO rapper Charles Lewis share tips, discuss industry trends and updates, algorithm changes, and review must read industry articles in a typical episode of their podcast. The start with a ‘tip’ and then go on to discuss online marketing news and share their thoughts on them.

Notable episodes: Episode 325 on content marketing lessons from print, and Episode 291 on advanced ways to promote blog posts on social.





Air Time: Every 2-3 days as hour long episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship


Andrew Warner’s Mixergy podcast is all about interviews with top startup founders. He has interviewed some of the most successful founders out there like Drew Houston of Dropbox, Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia and Alexis Ohanian of Reddit. There is a lot of information that is available on his website for free, but the entire interview library is open only to premium members.

Notable episodes: The interviews with Jermaine Griggs on how he grew into a multi-million dollar instruction site, and episode 216 where AirBnB’s founders share their inspiring stories on how they built the company.





Air Time: 30-40 minute episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Favourites


StartUp is another one of my favourites. In the 1st season, Alex Blumberg talked about his quest to start Gimlet Media. The second season covered the story of Dating Ring, yet another startup by two women in their twenties. In season 3, they’ve evolved and have started covering stories of several companies. What I love most about StartUp is that they cover stories about companies founded by complete beginners, and go through their pitfalls and the lessons they learnt along the way.

Notable episodes: Episode #13 of Season 1 and Episode #7 of Season 2.


Search Talk Live


Air Time: Every Tuesday, hour-long episodes
Niche: SEO, Digital Marketing, Favourite


This is a call-in show every Tuesday at 3:30pm EST

If you’re looking for a podcast that has advice from the elite brass of the internet marketing world, Search Talk Live is the one. There are very few podcasts that have interviewed both Gary Illyes and John Mueller, and other thought leaders like Duane Forrester and Bruce Clay. The episodes include both discussion on trends and updates in search and social, and also clear cut ‘how-to’ style episodes where experts share their strategies with hosts Robert O’Haver and Caleb McElveen.

Notable episodes: Hard to point out a few, but the episode with Sujan Patel on effective content marketing strategies was very insightful. Also, I loved the episode with Dr. Pete Meyers of Moz.



Internet Marketing


Air Time: 20-30 minute episodes
Niche: SEO, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing


Sitevisibility’s Internet Marketing podcast happens to be one of the first marketing podcasts and claims over half a million downloads over a 10-year span. What I love most about this podcast is that their topics are very specific- and tend to cover topics that many other popular podcasts don’t, like technical, on-site and local SEO.

Notable episodes: The episode with Miranda Birch on how stories make great compelling content, and the one with Alex Hepworth on blogger outreach.





Air Time: Mondays, and all episodes are below 15 minutes long
Niche: Conversion Rate Optimization, Email Marketing, Favourites


If you’re looking for case study style interviews with experts who have made it big online in email marketing and conversions, this podcast was made for you. Apart from hot marketing advice, host Tim Paige provides real templates, strategies and how-to’s from the experts he interviews in each episode by signing up for his list. I learn something new from every single episode I listen, and so will you.

Notable episodes: Episode 110 with Brian Casel, and episode 95 with John Warrillow.


Experts On The Wire


Air Time: Weekly as hour-long episodes
Niche: Social Media, Content Marketing, SEO


With real case studies and highly actionable no-fluff tips on how to improve your content marketing, blogging and conversion efforts, Dan Shure does a great job of interviewing experts like John Doherty and John Mueller (from Google), and provides actionable tips that you can implement right away in your content marketing and SEO efforts.

The podcast is relatively new – Dan began the series in March, but he already has some great case study episodes with well known marketers like Brian Dean, Dave Gerhardt and Sam Mallikarjunan from Inbound.

Notable episodes: The episode with Kristi Hines from Kikolani on guest publishing tactics, and the one with Dave Gerhardt on how he grew the blog traffic at Drift.



The James Altucher Show


Air Time: Tuesdays as hour long episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Productivity


James Altucher interviews some of the biggest names out there like Tony Robbins, Arianna Huffington, and Tony Hawk, and shares stories, advice and experiences on his podcast. Just like in his incredibly insightful articles, he talks a lot about how to find your passion, nurture it, and achieve success in life.

Notable episodes: Episode 62 with Tony Robbins (obviously), and Episode 191 with Claudia Azula on becoming an idea machine.



Manly Pinterest Tips


Air Time: Sundays as 40-50 minute long episodes
Niche: Social Media


A funny and engaging podcast where host Jeff Sieh interviews Pinterest power users (like Peg Fitzpatrick, Guy Kawasaki etc) on how they promote and drive traffic from the social network. Apart from Pinterest, Jeff also has a lot of marketing advice for other social media networks like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. I’ve absorbed some killer advice on creating killer images and visual assets, video marketing, and on the right strategies and approaches to take in social media from the podcast.

Notable episodes: The episode with Rebekah Radice on creating viral images, and the one with Danielle Miller on using Pinterest for customer and community insights.


Edge of the Web Radio


Air Time: Tuesdays as hour long episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing, SEO


Edge of the Web Radio is another one of the great SEO podcasts out there. The hosts are Erin Sparks, Tom Brodbeck of Site Strategies, and Douglas Karr from Marketing Tech blog. They cover latest industry updates and interview big names in the industry like Barry Schwartz, Neil Patel, and Dr. Pete Meyers of Moz. They mostly delve into core SEO topics, and occasionally delve into content marketing and analytics.

Notable episodes: The recent Show 174 with Neil Patel where he talks about his $100,000 challenge, and Show 180 with Tony Verre on human keyword research.



Digital Marketing Podcast


Air Time: 15- 20 minute episodes twice a month
Niche: Digital Marketing


If you’re looking for a podcast that covers all areas of digital marketing and talks about the latest trends and updates, and at the same time goes into disruptive techniques and strategies that organizations are using, this podcast by Daniel Rowles and Ciaran Rogers is a great choice. I’ve always thought of the Digital Marketing podcast as a way to eliminate all my generic reading.

Notable episodes: Episode 114 with Mark Pinnes on content marketing practices that annoy audiences, and episode 77 with Kelvin Newman on event marketing.



The Marketing Book Podcast


Air Time: Fridays as 30-40 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing, Productivity


Host Douglas Burdett interviews well known authors in the marketing space every week in the Marketing Book podcast. If you’re an ardent reader, tuning into this podcast will help you keep an eye out for the best marketing books that are coming out.

Notable episodes: The episode with Lee Odden and the one with Gabriel Weinberg (the founder of Duck Duck Go).




The Fizzle Show


Air Time: Fridays as hour long episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Productivity


Super conversational tone, filled with insights on a variety of topics, and very relatable. They also often talk about how they- Corbett, Chase and Steph run their businesses, and the strategies they use.

Notable episodes: FS137 on building a freelance business from scratch, and FS130 on remembering what you need to say if you have a speech or videocast to do (super simple, but super actionable).


The Art Of Paid Traffic


Air Time: Wednesdays as 30 minute long episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing, Conversion Rate Optimization, Social Media, Favourites


If you’re into paid advertising, then Rick’s podcast is the one for you! He talks about all kinds of paid ads- Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, you name it. And he often comes up with every marketer’s dream- real marketing case studies from small businesses that gained insane ROIs from paid traffic funnels. He also hosts Q&A episodes from time to time. I amen’t ashamed to say that I leant almost everything I know about paid from Rick’s podcast, and it’s also one of my favourites.

Notable episodes: All the case study episodes, episode 70 on webinars and paid traffic (which is the first in a series of some great podcast episodes on webinar marketing), and episode 56 on copywriting hacks with Ryan Johnson.



This Week in Startups


Air Time: Tuesdays as 60-90 minute long episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship


Jason Calacanis’ This Week in Startups is a blend of industry news and updates and hot startup advice. He typically does two episodes every week – an episode where he interviews a top tech entrepreneur, and another one where he chats about news and updates in the tech world with reputed journalists. He has interviewed several big ballers like Steve Case, AOL Co-founder and investor Chris Sacca, and Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck among others.

Notable episodes: The thought provoking E610 with Chris Impey on entrepreneurial opportunities in space (seriously) and E576 with Matt Epstein on how he grew Zenefits.


Freakonomics Radio

Air Time: Wednesdays as 30-40 minute long episodes
Niche: Productivity


Although all episodes aren’t about productivity hacking, Stephen lays down some great ways to improve your work life, and get more work done everyday. I was forced to change my sleeping habits after listening to his Economics of Sleep episodes, and his episode on why people follow the news can really inspire thought. And what he says is right- you’ll start thinking like a freak after the first few episodes. Freakonomics Radio was also rated as one of the best US podcasts both in 2015 and 2016.

Notable episodes: Both the Economics of Sleep episodes. I also loved the episode with Tim Ferriss (who is one of the biggest productivity hackers out there).


Superheroes of Marketing


Air Time: 30 minute episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing, Content Marketing , Social Media


The podcast should be named super-heroines of marketing. Although they haven’t pushed out any episodes since 2015, hosts Alisa Meredith and Kelly Kranz have a number of episodes with hot advice on content marketing and social media in their library.

Notable episodes: Episode 22 with Triberr’s Dino Dogan on social share triggers, and Episode 27 on Influencer Marketing with Susan Moeller from Buzzsumo.


Social Media Marketing Happy Hour


Air Time: Mondays as 20 minute long episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing, Social Media, Email Marketing


If you’re looking for a mix of content marketing, social media, email marketing, and entrepreneurship advice, then nothing beats the Social Media happy Hour podcast by Traci Reuter and Dawn Marrs Ortiz. They mix fun gossip and marketing advice, and regularly bring on guests on the show. With over 370 podcasts in their arsenal, they’ve covered almost every topic out there in digital marketing.

Notable episodes: Episode 345 on using process maps, and Episode 328 on copywriting.



The McMethod Email Marketing Podcast


Air Time: 30 minute episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Email Marketing, Productivity


The McMethod Email Marketing podcast is hosted by John McIntyre, known as “The Autoresponder Guy”. John is a copywriting guru, and has interviewed some of the biggest names in copywriting in the world- including John Carlton, Perry Marshall, and Andre Chaperon. If you’re involved in any sort of content creation, I highly suggest that you tune in.

Notable episodes: Episode 88 with Roy Furr on writing copy that converts, and Episode 132 with Josh Felber on the high performance methods he uses to smash all goals.



Seth Godin’s Startup School


Air Time: Episodes close to the half-hour mark
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Productivity


Seth Godin isn’t just one of the most well-known names in the field of marketing, but he’s also one of the most authentic teachers when it comes to starting up a business. Although he isn’t recording any new episodes, the episodes that are currently available are all gold. In Startup School, he guides 30 entrepreneurs and talks and answers questions on how they can explore and run their dream businesses. His podcast is a medley of philosophy, productivity hacking, and deep lessons on what it takes to succeed.

Notable episodes: Episode 11 on Cash Flow, and Episode 15 on being Distinct and Direct.


The Inside Social Media Podcast


Air Time: 45-60 minute episodes
Niche: Social Media


Although Rick isn’t recording any new episodes, the Inside Social Media Podcast library with over 50 episodes has a wealth of information on social media marketing. Rick interviews experts from some of the biggest social media influencers in the world like Red Bull, Virgin and MTV. I love actionable content, and in almost all his episodes he gets into the actual nitty-gritty of how to actually ‘do it’ on social networks.

Notable episodes: ISM 041 with Greg Hounslow and Greg Plata (on making viral videos), and ISM Episode 28 with Sarah Newhall where she talks about Obama’s Presidential campaign in 2008.


The Entrepreneur’s Radio Show


Air Time: Sundays in two parts of 20-30 minutes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Favourites


The Entrepreneurs Radio Show is hosted by Travis Lane Jenkins, a small-business building expert. He interviews marketing and business growth experts every week on his show. The Entrepreneur’s Radio Show happens to be one of my favourites, partly because the show is very motivational, and because of some unique features of his show – you can see the favorite books, tools and quotes of his guests in the show notes. Yet another source to find quality books to read.

Notable episodes: Episode 207 -1 with Scott Oldford on improving marketing through frameworks (I might be biased with this one because we share love for the same book – The Millionaire Fastlane), and Episode 179 with Robert Coorey.


The Growth Show


Air Time: Tuesdays as 20-30 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Productivity


HubSpot’s Growth show is focused on decrypting growth of startups and organizations that achieved rapid growth rates. The show goes over a variety of topics based on the life experiences and expertise of the interviewees.

Notable episodes: The Episode with Frank Warren on his experiment on sharing secrets, and the one with Jascha Kaykas-Wolff from Mozilla on finding the next big thing.


The Content Champion Podcast


Air Time: 40-60 minute episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing, Content marketing, Favourites


The Content Champion is one of the best free podcasts you’ll come across that focuses on content marketing, while delving into related areas like lead generation, sales funnels and email marketing once in a while. Host Loz James has interviewed some of the biggest names in the content marketing world, including Brian Dean- that too, back in September 2013 when Brian was just starting out with Backlinko! The Content Champion podcast is yet another one of my favourites.

Notable episodes: CC010 with Brian Dean on building authority sites, and CC037 with Rachel Foster on driving leads from LinkedIn.


I Love Marketing


Air Time: Mondays as 60-90 minute long episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Productivity


The I Love Marketing podcast is hosted by Dean Jackson and Joe Polish, and they’ve interviewed some of the biggest names out there like Peter Diamandis and Tony Robbins. The show focuses on subjects like the right mindsets for business, growth hacking and connecting with your customers.

Notable episodes: Episode 254 with Vishen Lakhiani, and Episode 198 with Michael Fishman where he shares some advanced ways to think about lists.


Small Business Big Marketing


Air Time: 40-60 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Favourites


Another favourite of mine. Timbo grills each guest, and goes into the actual details of setting up and growing businesses, and has talked about some marketing tactics that I’ve never heard of before. If you’re looking for advice from a marketer who has really hands on experience on what they talk about rather than just interview experts, Small Business Big Marketing is the goto place.

Notable episodes: Episode 237 with Jason Stephenson on generating revenue through YouTube ads, and Episode 294 with viral video creator Bobby Edwards.


The Craft of Marketing


Air Time: 30-40 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing


The Craft of Marketing is hosted by Seth Price of Placester, a marketing veteran and speaker. He interviews marketers that have set up unique businesses in their field, and has interviewed experts ranging from Brian Dean to Seth Godin, and has a lot of insightful episodes in his arsenal. He grills his interviewees with questions on the inside workings of their businesses, the marketing tactics they employ, and on topics like outsourcing and scaling- all in his super admirable voice.

Notable episodes: The Episode with Brendan Lattrell on leveraging YouTube stars and influencers, and the one with Sujan Patel on growth hacker marketing.


Rise of the Entrepreneur


Air Time: 30-40 minute episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship


If the Rise of the Entrepreneur isn’t one the best podcasts out there that delve into a lot of affiliate marketing topics, then it’s definitely one of the very few podcasts that have brought on some of the most well-known SEOs and marketers in the affiliate marketing space. Zac Johnson, the host, focuses on interviewing online entrepreneurs and marketers on the podcast and has interviewed some real big ballers like Alex Becker of Source Wave and Chad French of Peerfly. The podcast also has a hot seat round where he shoots questions to his guests on their business and their choices. If Zac’s talk doesn’t inspire you, the podcast intro surely will.

Notable episodes: ROTE 057 with Matthew Woodward on building successful blogs, and ROTE 053 with Jon Loomer on facebook advertising.


The Mobile Friendly Podcast


Air Time: Episodes varying from 10-45 minutes
Niche: Marketing


The Mobile Friendly podcast (previously known as the Mobile Mixed podcast) is hosted by Greg Hickman, former head of mobile marketing of retail giant Cabela, and focuses on techniques and tools to market to users on mobile. If you’re looking for more channels to reach out to customers, the Mobile Friendly Podcast is a great choice. Greg shows actionable ways to reach people via text messages, apps and other mobile routes.

Notable episodes: Episode 9 with Bruce Hershey on enhancing customer journey to improve conversion rates, and MM116 where Ryan Jenkins shares a smart tactic to capture emails on stage while speaking using text messages.


Social Zoom Factor


Air Time: 20-30 minutes
Niche: Social Media, Content Marketing


Hosted by renowned social media guru Pam Moore, the Social Zoom Factor podcast delves into social media marketing strategies to drive traffic, leads and sales. What I love most about the podcast is the highly actionable nature of the advice. Pam also offers worksheets and resources to simplify the process. Apart from social media, she also talks about the ideation, crafting and marketing of content that tends to get shared widely.

Notable episodes: Episode 199 on visual content marketing, and Episode 143 on integrating social media into launches.




Air Time: Sundays as 30-50 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Productivity


The EntreLeadership Show brings you insights and advice from thought leaders, authors, marketing experts, and even successful athletes and sport team managers on building healthy team culture, working atmospheres, and standing out in the crowd. The podcast covers a variety of topics- from building successful businesses to boosting work efficiency by optimizing teams and working environments, and marketing efficiently.

Notable episodes: Episode #144 with Gary Vaynerchuk (I highly recommend this interview of Gary), and Episode #151 with Brian Clark of Copyblogger on building trust.


The Suitcase Entrepreneur


Air Time: Mondays as 20-40 minute episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Productivity


The Suitcase Entrepreneur podcast is run by nomadic entrepreneur Natalie Sisson, and she brilliantly champions the beauty of time and financial freedom in life. She lays down simple tips and methods you can use to boost productivity and free time from your work- even if you are working a full time job. If you’re struggling with setting up a business part time after a full time job, the Suitcase Entrepreneur is totally worth tuning in to.

Notable episodes: Episode 266 with Jay Papasan on narrowing to focus to get things done, and episode 242 with Navid Moazzez on using virtual summits to grow revenue.


The Tim Ferriss Show


Air Time: 2-3 episodes a week, 1-2 hour long episodes
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Productivity


Anyone who has ventured into the content marketing, productivity hacking, investing or fitness niches will have heard of Tim Ferriss. From being one of the most well-known productivity hackers in the world, angel investing in the most promising unicorn startups, being a health and fitness freak and brilliant content marketer, he has done it all. His podcast, the Tim Ferriss show, is one of the most rated podcasts on iTunes and was Product Hunt’s 2015 Podcast Of The Year. Tim has interviewed mainstream celebrities, billionaire entrepreneurs, and marketers on his show. The Tim Ferriss show is another one of my favourites, and I highly recommend it if you’re looking for a well-balanced dose of inspiration, information, and direction.

Notable episodes: His very popular episode with Jamie Foxx, and episode 107 with Jocko Willink.


Social Media Pubcast


Air Time: 1-2 episodes a month, 45 minute long episodes
Niche: Social Media


Jon Loomer is one of the most well known names in Facebook marketing. His show has about a 100 episodes- all on various aspects of marketing on Facebook – from building brands to optimizing ads to conversion optimization and Facebook updates. If Facebook is a channel that you’re looking to tap into, Jon’s podcast and blog (which is rated as one of the top 10 blogs on social media) would be a great place to learn.

Notable episodes: The episode with Andrew Foxwell on advertising for the holidays where they talk about how local businesses can leverage holidays, and the episode “On Honesty and Affiliate Marketing Dilemmas” where he reflects on dilemmas marketers face ( this one has some food for thought).


Business Reimagined Podcast


Air Time: Tuesdays as 20-30 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Productivity


The Business Reimagined podcast (previously Firepole marketing podcast) by Danny Iny focuses on sharing advice to business owners on developing vision, growth, marketing, productivity and work culture. He invites guest from a whole variety of areas- from business psychology experts to content marketers to executives to entrepreneurs and authors.

Notable episodes: The episode with Ari Meisel on Outsourcing and Automation, and the episode with Craig Ballantyne on creating the perfect day.


The Zero to Scale Podcast


Air Time: Mondays and Thursdays as 20- 50 minutes episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship


What would be more actionable than two budding entrepreneurs sharing the entire step by step story of building their business live? Greg Hickman and Justin McGill talk about the actions they took, their successes, failures and reflect on the lessons they learnt from them. Apart from these, they also invite guests on the show like Pat Flynn and John Lee Dumas.

Notable episodes: Episode 80 with John Lee Dumas on achieving your goals, and episode 111 on hiring processes and landing the right clients.


The Missing Link


Air Time: Wednesdays as half hour episodes
Niche: Social Media, Content Marketing


The Missing Link is yet another podcast hosted by the Rainmaker network, and focuses almost exclusively on LinkedIn marketing. Jabez LeBret interviews experts and shares insights and actionable strategies that you can use to use LinkedIn pulse effectively, influence and connect with customers. They also do case studies of successful campaigns run by brands and show real life examples of how marketers from a variety of niches market effectively on LinkedIn.

Notable episodes: The episode with Sean Callahan, the Senior Manager of Content Marketing at LinkedIn, and the one with John Nemo on creating Calls to Action that work on LinkedIn pulse.


The Pivot: Marketing Backstories


Air Time: Half hour episodes
Niche: Content Marketing


All episodes of the Pivot are interviews where host Todd Wheatland interviews marketers from various brands in the digital marketing space and goes into their life stories and marketing experiences. The great thing about Todd’s podcast is the fireside chat style conversation that gently takes us through every interviewee’s journey to success. And the stories are all inspiring. Todd hasn’t released any new episodes since 2015, but almost all the episodes are worth a listen.

Notable episodes: The episode with Carlos Abler, and the one with Doug Kessler on B2B content marketing.


The Boss Free Society Podcast


Air Time: Half hour interview episodes and short 5 minute Motivation Mondays
Niche: Entrepreneurship, Productivity


Rightfully called the ‘Entrepreneur’s therapy session’, the Boss Free Society Podcast aims to provide entrepreneurial advice, personal development tips and strategies for cultivating habits and traits that are common to successful entrepreneurs. They also have Motivation Monday episodes that provide a healthy dose of motivation to listeners. If you’re planning to tune into the Boss Free Society podcast, start listening right from episode 1.

Notable episodes: BFS 120 with Richard Boureston on being seen in all the competition, and BFS 068 with Matt Bacak on list building.


Moneyball for Marketing


Air Time: 20-25 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing, Digital Marketing, Conversion Optimization


Moneyball for Marketing is one of the go-to podcasts for data and analytics enthusiasts. Glenn Gow, host and CEO of Crimson Marketing, interviews experts from several top tier agencies and companies and shares insights on how data can be used to understand your customers, personalize marketing efforts, develop content strategies and thereby improve customer experiences and revenue. If you’re serious about avoiding assumptions and following data backed metrics to sculpt your marketing efforts, consider subscribing to the Moneyball for Marketing podcast.

Notable episodes: The episode with Shafqat Islam on the importance of building content machines, and the episode with Steven Wastie on doubling marketing revenues with multi-touch attribution.


UX and Growth Podcast


Air Time: 40-50 minute episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing, Conversion Rate Optimization


The UX and Growth podcast is hosted by HubSpot designers Austin Knight, Matt Rheault, and Geoff Daigle where they chat about user experience and design, and also occasionally interview experts both from HubSpot and other agencies on related topics like SEO and growth hacking. They’ve got some great episodes on design experiments and data collection too.

If design plays a major role in your marketing strategy and customer acquisition, this podcast is a great one where you can get advice from the top brass – not just on creating great UX, but also on how to test it.

Notable episodes: The episode with Anum Hussain (also from HubSpot) on personas, content and growth marketing, and the one on Human to Human UX.


Entrepreneurs Journey Podcast


Air Time: 45-60 minute episodes
Niche: Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship


Yaro Starak’s Entrepreneur’s Journey goes through the inspiring stories of successful online business owners. He invites successful entrepreneurs on the show for each episode, and goes into how they built up their business from ground one, and the lessons they learnt along the way. I’ve always felt that the podcast is a treasure trove of ideas if you’re prospecting for niches. Some of the episodes are on entrepreneurs who are making a killing online in niches you’d never think of.

Notable episodes: The episode with Nathan Chan on how he grew Foundr magazine, and the one with Kevin Muoio on building buzz using blog marketing.


Inside PR


Air Time: 20-30 minute episodes
Niche: Social Media


The Inside PR podcast is hosted by Gini Dietrich, Joseph Thornley and Martin Waxman. With about 450 episodes till date, they’ve talked about a whole lot of social media news topics, trends and public relations subjects. The episodes are intensely engaging, and David’s and Terry’s expertise in public relations really shine through!

Notable episodes: Inside PR 401 on must-have apps, and Inside PR 392 on journalism as an algorithm.


SEO 101


Air Time: 30-45 minute episodes
Niche: SEO


Yet another great podcast that focuses exclusively on SEO and industry updates in search. Hosted by Ross Dunn and John Carcutt, the podcast is aimed at teaching SEO to beginners. The great thing about SEO 101 is that they discuss about the latest updates in Google and insightful case studies about algorithmic changes and their effects on rankings (invaluable if you’re an SEO nerd like me)

Notable episodes: The very recent episode on the Stone Temple study and Google AMP case study where they talk why even a few high quality links can bring about changes in rankings, and the insightful episode on Debunking Social Media Techniques That Can Impact Search.


Your Money Now


Air Time: Tuesdays and Fridays as 5-15 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship


Hosted by Gordon Deal, the Your Money Now podcast delves into tips and tricks that entrepreneurs and small business can use (and those that are already being used) to set up businesses, understand customers, achieve growth, and boost productivity among employees. He also often talks about smart strategies businesses around us are using to market their products.

Notable episodes: The July 8 and March 15 episodes of the Small Business Report.


Startups For the Rest of Us


Air Time: Tuesdays as 30 minute episodes
Niche: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Productivity


While there are tons of podcasts out there that are aimed at educating entrepreneurs, I’ve always felt that Startups For the Rest of Us are targeted at micropreneurs. Hosts Mike Taber and Rob Walling offer advice on building startups from the ground-up – from building the product to marketing it effectively, and at about 300 episodes till date, they’ve got a lot of it. I also found their tips for time management to be especially helpful.

Notable episodes: Episode 271 on insights from 250 SaaS pricing pages, and e

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