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Podcasts every entrepreneur should listen to

Podcasts are a great, FREE resource to learn about new business strategies, gain inspiration, and hear about those best hard-fought success stories. Podcasts go more in-depth on an issue than a traditional news source, giving you even more knowledge to apply to your own business. Today we are sharing the top 10 podcasts every entrepreneur should listen to. Check out the list below!


1. The Goal Digger Podcast with Jenna Kutcher

Week after week host Jenna Kutcher shares her productivity tips, social media strategies, business hacks, and inspirational stories that can help entrepreneurs design their dream career. 

Recent episodes: “The Small Business Stimulus Package, Simplified: How to Determine Your Eligibility and Claim Your Money” and “Behind the Scenes of a Non-Profit”


2. Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield

Leading online marketing strategist, Amy Porterfield, provides mini marketing masterclasses and step-by-step guides for starting, scaling, and automating your online business.

Recent episodes: “Grow Your Email List With Quizzes” and “Everything You Need to Know About Working From Home (But Were Too Afraid To Ask!) with Rachel Hollis”


3. Payday with RayRay

Hosted by Rachel Bell, a 24-year-old serial entrepreneur who has built multiple 7-figure businesses using the power of social media marketing, this podcast is a collection of Rachel’s best training so you can start, grow, and scale your business.

Recent episodes: “Personal Life Q+A: Dating, Spirituality, Psychedelics, My Childhood, Fitness & More” and “Breathwork Exercises for Entrepreneurial Anxiety & Stress with Samantha Skelly”


4. How I Build This with Guy Raz

Have you ever wondered how hugely successful brands first started out? How I Built This with Guy Raz hosts intimate conversations with company founders that focuses on how it all happened. From this podcast, listeners gain insightful information such as how these big companies started off as failures before pivoting with small but key changes. 

Recent episodes: “Sierra Nevada Brewing Company: Ken Grossman” & “Birchbox: Katie Beauchamp”


5. The BizChix Podcast: Female Entrepreneurs

Host Natalie Eckdahl, MBA is a coach to high performing women. Natalie helps women entrepreneurs own their role as CEO through her business training, on air coaching calls, and expert interviews.

Recent episodes: “How To Increase Revenue When You Are At Capacity with Gena Lester” and “How To Pivot Your Small Business [Managing Changes During A Pandemic]”


6. HBR IdeaCast

A weekly podcast featuring leading thinkers in business and management. Hosts Curt Nickisch and Alison Beard talk to industry leaders each week about timely topics such as how businesses can manage crises during the short- and long-term.

Recent episodes: “Working Parents, Let Go of the Idea of Balance” and “Real Leaders: Oprah Winfrey and the Power of Empathy”


7. The Copywriter Club Podcast

Every week hosts Kira Hug and Rob Marsh have in-depth discussions with different successful copywriters or content creators packed with copywriting advice and ideas worth stealing and using in your own copy practice.

Recent episodes: “How to be more persuasive with Jimmy Parent” and “The Platypus Model for Client Work with Helen Tremethick”


8. Entrepreneurs on Fire with John Lee Dumas

This award-winning podcast is hosted by John Lee Dumas who interviews successful entrepreneurs so listeners can learn from the best while achieving financial and location freedom.

Recent episodes: “How to Become a Vision-Driven Leader with Michael Hyatt” and “The Simple Way to Boost Your Course Sales Without Spending More with Panos Siozos”


9. Playing for Keeps with Kristen LaFrance

Join Kristen LaFrance, e-commerce retention specialist, as she interviews guests from the top subscription businesses to learn how the best in the direct-to-consumer space are retaining customers.

Recent episodes: “How Blume Created a Raving Community with Gen Z Customers” and “Building a Business around Community (+ Launching an SMS Program) with Eric Bandholz of Beardbrand”


10. Shopify Masters with Felix Thea

Each week, host Felix Thea, invites successful entrepreneurs to share their experience and practical advice for growing an online business on Shopify. Guests share insight into topics such as creating viral Facebook ads, outsourcing parts of your business, creating licensed products and tons more.

Recent episodes: “How an Entrepreneur Worked Quickly With Local Government To Help Local Businesses During The COVID-19 Pandemic” and “How This Direct to Consumer Brand Disrupted the Handcrafted Footwear Industry”






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