Before you call it quits for the day, spend your commute home educating yourself. While the number of business and marketing podcasts available is seemingly endless, your time is not. That’s why we’ve narrowed it down for you. Check out some of our favorite free business and content marketing podcasts to help keep you up to date on the latest trends and best practices of the industry.
John Wall and Christopher Penn bring great energy that is noticed and appreciated by their listeners. The podcast provides compelling insights and practical tips to help keep you up to date on all of the digital marketing trends.
A podcast that features conversations about women’s place in the workplace from the Harvard Business Review. HBR is an excellent podcast to enjoy because the episodes are jam-packed with riveting content. The fresh and fascinating topics, along with rotating guests, make this podcast extremely engaging for all demographics.
Louder Than Words delivers creative inspiration by sharing stories of personal and professional growth from some of the most interesting people in business, art, and entrepreneurship. Host John Bonini’s demeanor is what sets this podcast apart from his competitors. He supplements his creative insights with skilled interviewing tactics.
In each of his weekly podcasts, you can be sure that he will play host to a very special guest. John creates an extremely comfortable atmosphere for these interviews, allowing him to draw the most out of each guest. The conversations held on Louder Than Words provide a rare scope into the lives and creative process of extremely interesting people.
Hosted by Neil Patel (CrazyEgg & Kissmetrics) and Eric Siu (Growth Everywhere & Single Grain), Marketing School brings a couple of things to the table that the other podcasts listed do not. Their perspectives are equally esteemed, but they manage to bundle every lesson into 10 minutes of actionable, DAILY advice.
Whether you are thinking about starting a website, have recently started a website, or currently manage a website that gets significant traffic, Neil and Eric can serve as helpful consultants. Their work experience and bottom-up mentality give them perspective and knowledge about the digital marketing industry.
This show is tailored specifically towards buried business owners to help them “navigate the social jungle” to discover what works in social media marketing. By combining real-life success stories with expert interviews from marketing pros, you’ll be able to learn actionable tips to improve your marketing.
The umbrella company— MarketingProfs— that produces Marketing Smarts, is recognized for its compelling marketing content and research studies. Oftentimes, when a podcast is produced by a company that oversees the host, the podcast becomes littered with self-promotion. Kerry O’Shea Gorgone does not do this. She does a great job of staying away from the norm and remains objective. The Marketing Smarts podcast is weekly, 30-minute production geared towards marketers at every level. Kerry interviews influential marketers and dissects their plans to help you develop a successful content marketing strategy. Kerry’s insight keeps listeners up-to-speed with the latest in social media, engagement, and content marketing.
Copyblogger FM is a weekly, short-form broadcast hosted by Sonia Simone. Each week, she and a cast of rotating experts analyze the week in content marketing, copywriting, email marketing, conversion optimization, mindset, and much more.
Whether your aim is to learn, relax, or maybe a little bit of both, podcasts are a valuable tool to help you get there. Start with our recommendations to help find your personal favorite.
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