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Do you need motivation and guidance to grow your blog or an ecommerce business? Do you constantly struggle with getting the right guidance and who to listen to? There are so much information out there and sometimes it's so hard to figure out what's really the right information for you or the method that may work for you.
And when you start out, blogging or running a business can be lonely! Yes, you can surround yourself with the like minded people and have a mentor that can guide you. But you can't hang out with them all the time!
In order to grow your blog or a business, you have to constantly learn and try methods that work for you.
Learning is the only way to that financial freedom you so desire and learning is the only way we can grow.
So here are the podcasts that can help you achieve just that. These 11 podcasts are for bloggers and entrepreneurs and run by already successful individuals that share their secrets and methods.
It will fuel your mind with ideas and motivation to move forward!
11 Best Podcasts for Blogging and Making Money Online
1. The Tim Ferris Show by Tim Ferris
If you haven't heard of Tim Ferris until now, you need to first go buy his book 4 Hour Work Week right now and read it. He is the one that fueled countless individuals to think differently about running a business, automating processes, and also delegating work to gain freedom of time while making money. His podcast includes various individuals that are known in their industries, sharing their success stories, challenges, and tactics they use to be productive. He discusses a variety of topics and you can choose the topic that interests you. Each episode is fairly long but you will find yourself immersed in the conversation that you won't even realize 2 hours have gone by!
My favorite episode of all time: How to Generate 8-Figure Revenue at Age 21 (Or Any Age)
2. eCommerceFuel by Andrew Youderian
If you are running an e-commerce business, this podcast will give you various ideas on how other people are achieving their success. It covers a variety of topics relevant for e-commerce business owners, sharing trends, tactics, marketing and social media strategies, as well as running an Amazon business.
My Favorite episode: How to Scale Your eCommerce Marketing Plan without Spending a Fortune
3. eCommCrew by Dave and Mike
Similar to eCommerceFuel, eCommCrew is another podcast focusing on running an e-commerce business. I browse the topics that interest me between eCommCrew and eCommerceFuel and select the one that addresses my immediate needs.
My Favorite Episode: 3 Key Email Marketing Sequences for Your Ecommerce Business
4. How To Quit Your Job by Steve Chou
This podcast is one of the earlier ones I've started listening to. He himself became a successful e-commerce store owner and a blogger and knows the both worlds so it's definitely worth listening to. He normally has a guest speaker that he interviews and deep dives into a topic on how exactly they achieved their success. Whether it's marketing strategies or operational tactics, his topics are diverse that may help you grow your e-commerce business.
My favorite episode: Marcus Sheridan On How To Get Results With Your Blog
5. How I Built This by Guy Raz
Every business has a humble beginning. This podcast interviews the founder of a very well known brand we all know about and take us back to their very beginning to discuss how they made the company a household brand. It's so inspiring and interesting to hear from the founders on their struggles and challenges when they first started out.
My favorite episode: Canva - Melanie Perkins
6. The Blog Millionaire by Brandon Gaille
This podcast includes very short episodes focusing on one topic at a time. Brandon Gaille is a successful blogger that runs his blog 'The Blog Millionaire' that teaches how bloggers can become a millionaire by blogging. His episodes are information rich, very straight to the point, and educational. You can take away one or two actionable items from each episode that can be easily applied to your blog to grow your audience and increase your traffic.
My favorite episode: Habits
7. The Amazing Seller by Scott Voelker
If you are an Amazon seller, you already know that Amazon changes its algorithm constantly and as a seller, you have to adapt to this changing environment. You are at the mercy of these changes and being constantly on top of what works and what doesn't is key to success. The Amazing Seller features a variety of tactics and strategies that you can utilize as an Amazon Seller so it's a must for anyone trying to sell on Amazon.
My Favorite Episode: How to reprogram your brain for success (mind hacks) with Dr Shannon Irvine
8. Smart Passive Income by Pat Flynn
Pat Flynn gained his financial freedom from blogging and his podcast features a variety of success stores. Not just in the blogging world but it can be a youtuber, an e-commerce owner, or a business owner running a software company. As with any podcast, you can definitely pick and choose a topic that addresses your needs, or if you are in the stage of thinking about what passive income stream you want to follow, you can start listening to his podcasts to get ideas.
My Favorite Episode: The Riches Are In The Niches
9. ProBlogger Podcast by Darren Rowse
If you are a blogger, his podcast will be a treasure chest of blogger success stories. Each episode will include successful bloggers sharing their strategies and tactics on how they grew their blog and attracted audience. It will motivate you as a blogger to know that there are so many bloggers out there that have reached their dreams by doing what they love. It's a must listen to if you are a blogger that wants to grow and monetize your blog.
My Favorite Episode: How Rowan Grew His Pinterest Following To More Than 300,000 in Two Months
10. Entreleadership By Ramsey Solutions
His podcast includes fairly short interviews with successful entrepreneurs / leaders who shares their stories on how they reached their success. As an enterpreneur, it's so inspiring to hear their stories and since each episode is fairly short, you can finish an episode and walk away with an advice that you can apply to your business model. His topics are diverse so you can also pick and choose which ones addresses your immediate needs.
My Favorite Episode: Rachel Hollis: The Top Marketing Trend Now
11. The Multiplier Mindset Podcast with Dan Sullivan
Each episode is short and sweet and will prime your mind for success. I truly believe that 'you become what you think of'. If you think you will be successful, you will be. His episodes help you give you that boost of positive and successful mindset. Listen to his episodes on your way to the grocery store or while you are getting ready for work. It's short and will put you in the right mindset for the day.
My Favorite Episode: How To Do More By Doing Less
Do you have any other podcasts that you listen to that has helped you grow your blog / business? Do share with me in the comments below!