Absorbing content has never been easier. With so many different types of content, it’s just a matter of finding the one that fits into your lifestyle. Out of the bunch, the most effortless one to consume is podcasts.
At first glance, it may seem like podcasts are similar to radio or audiobooks, but what makes them unique is easy access to virtually any sphere of interest and a variety of topics. They’re easily downloadable, their episodic nature makes them easy to commit to, making them next best thing to listening to music while commuting to work, or washing the dishes.
We’ve compiled a list of 15 podcasts we recommend. Some are well known, and some are our personal favorites. Without any particular order, here’s the list of social media podcasts you should get on board with.
The GaryVee Audio Experience by Gary Vaynerchuk
The Garyvee Audio Experience is hosted by entrepreneur, CEO, investor, vlogger, and public speaker Gary Vaynerchuk. What you’ll find in his podcast are #AskGaryVee show episodes, keynote speeches on marketing and business, segments from his DAILYVEE video series, interviews and fireside chats he’s given, as well as new and current thoughts he records originally for this audio experience.
Social Media Marketing Podcast by Social Media Examiner
The Social Media Marketing Podcast with Michael Stelzner is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. In each episode, they cover the top 10 to 20 major announcements from the biggest social media platforms. It’s designed to help busy marketers, business owners, and creators discover what works with social media marketing.
Social Pros Podcast by Social Pros
Social Pros hosted by Jay Baer of Convince & Convert and Adam Brown of Salesforce, is one of the most popular marketing podcasts in the world, and it was recently named the best podcast at the Content Marketing Awards. They provide insight into the real people doing real work in social media.
Online Marketing Made Easy by Amy Porterfield
The host Amy Porterfield digs into the freshest topics from social media sphere. Featuring insights from A-List online marketing experts, as well as mini marketing masterclasses and step-by-step guides, each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies for starting, scaling and automating your online business.
The Science of Social Media by Buffer
The Science of Social Media is a weekly sandbox for social media marketing stories, insights, experimentation, and inspiration. Every Monday they share the most cutting-edge social media marketing strategies from brands and influencers in every industry. Join Buffer hosts Hailey, Brian, and Kevan each week as they interview some of the best marketers working for brands and businesses that are leading the way in social media innovation and experimentation around the world.
Hootcast by Hootsuite
Hootcast is a podcast that explores the unexpected ways you can use social media for your business. In each episode, they share insider strategies from inspirational brands and experts, with tips on how to put your learnings into actions. Although they don’t post very often, when they do, it is always worth the listen.
Social Media Lab by Agorapulse
The hosts Richard Beeson and Scott Ayres from Agorapulse like to refer to themselves as the “Mythbusters” of the social media marketing ecosystem. They’re conducting interesting experiments to provide you with data-driven best practices and insights.
Perpetual Traffic by Digital Marketer
The paid ad experts Keith Krance, Molly Pittman, and Ralph Burns share advertising tips, strategies and case studies on how to grow your business or brand through online advertising. Listen to real stories of business owners just like you and how they overcame struggles with digital marketing and online advertising.
Connected Social Media
Connected Social Media works with the world’s most innovative companies to tell the stories behind their press releases and their products. Whether you’re a blogger, a journalist, an investor or an engaged consumer, you’ll get valuable insights and information from the people behind the people behind the projects that drive modern life.
PNR With This Old Marketing Podcast by Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose from Content Marketing Institute
Hosts Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose, two of the most well-known experts in the content marketing space, talk about the latest content marketing trends and discuss how businesses can use content to attract and retain customers. Each podcast show features a discussion of content marketing headlines and a “This Old Marketing” example from the past that we can learn from.
Marketing Smarts Podcast by MarketingProfs
This weekly podcast features in-depth interviews with smart marketers from all walks of life. Hosted by MarketingProfs, each Marketing Smarts 30-minute episode delivers actionable insights and real advice to help you market smarter. Subscribers gain valuable marketing know-how that complements the robust offerings of marketingprofs.com
Sophisticated Marketers Podcast by LinkedIn
The Sophisticated Marketer’s Podcast is hosted by Jason Miller, Sr. Content Marketing Manager leading global content for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions. Every two weeks Jason interviews marketing powerhouses from around the globe to bring you bleeding edge insights. He tackles the latest trends and topics that matter most to marketers and ties it all together with his unique rock ’n’ roll flare.
Hit the Mic by Stacey Harris
Listen in as the host Stacey Harris and her guests talk about marketing, social media, business, and making it all work in your life. Each Tuesday Stacey answers questions from listeners and shares the latest information from the online marketing space. Stacey Harris is a powerhouse online entrepreneur helping her clients reach rock star status.
The Social Strategy Podcast by Vernon Ross
The host, Vernon Ross from The Social Strategy Podcast reveals the stories behind the most innovative and successful leaders in digital marketing, coaching and business on how you can create a social media strategy that takes your efforts to the next level.
The Art of Paid Traffic by Rick Mulready
Facebook ads expert Rick Mulready brings you The Art of Paid Traffic, revealing the best-paid traffic tips, tactics and strategies for generating leads and sales for your business on autopilot. Discover how to create freedom in your business through paid traffic and how to automate your leads and sales from the top experts in paid traffic on leading social platforms.
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Podcasts are a great addition to your everyday life, and no matter how little time you think you have, they can easily squeeze in and find their place in your daily routine. They can make mundane tasks like folding laundry or ironing seem much less tedious, and during the process, you can learn actionable tips and tricks that can help your business expand in a brand new way.
Do you already listen to podcasts? Are any from our list your go-to, or have we missed your favorite social media podcast? Let us know in the comments, we’d love to listen to something new.