7 Best Marketing Podcasts To Listen To In 2020

Are you looking to enhance your marketing strategy? Your best bet is digital marketing podcasts.

Marketing podcasts have become the ultimate guide to gaining fresh insights and optimizing the social media content of your business. In addition, it is also the best multitasking companion you can get.

Podcasts have become the go-to medium for several people as they use it to educate and entertain themselves. Last year alone, 51 percent of the US population above 12 and above listen to podcasts. This 2020, a survey carried out by PodcastInsight showed that the number of podcast lovers has risen to 55% (155 million).

With the numerous business and marketing podcasts available on various podcast listening platforms, it may sometimes be overwhelming finding the best ones.

For this reason, we searched through lots of podcasts, and we came up with the top 7 marketing podcasts and some of their popular episodes.

No matter your level of marketing expertise, you’ll surely find something valuable to improve and grow your business in the podcasts mentioned here.

Our 7 Best Digital Marketing Podcasts

  1. Marketing School with Neil Patel & Eric Siuimage4

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Neil Patel is a well-known figure in the digital marketing community. Apart from co-founding successful companies like Quicksprout, Kissmetrics, and CrazyEgg, he also regularly blogs at NeilPatel.com.

In this podcast, Neil Patel and fellow entrepreneur & marketing guru Eric Siu give actionable and priceless marketing tips. If you’re not a fan of lengthy podcasts, then this is the podcast for you as each episode runs for only 5 to 10 minutes.

Our Favorite Episodes

  • 7 Crazy Marketing Experiments That Will Change Your Business
  • We Bought $100,000 Worth of Backlinks (and Here’s What Happened Next)
  • 7 Creative Ways to Invest in Marketing
  • How You Can Make Your Content Addictive

Subscribe on: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts

  1. Social Media Examiner (SME) Podcast

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The Social Media Examiner podcast is hosted by the founder, Michael Stelzner. It is the #1 social media podcast, and if you’re in that sphere, you mustn’t miss this podcast.

SME offers 2 audio podcasts weekly, which will keep you up to date and improve your social media marketing skills. Each episode run for 45 minutes, and they feature expert interviews and success stories from top social media marketing professionals. 

Our Favorite Episodes

  • 5 Social Tools for Social Media Marketers
  • Google Analytics: How to Analyze the Behavior of Your Site Visitors
  • How to Grow Your Instagram Following: Strategy for Businesses
  • Facebook Ads: Creative Ways to Attract Prospects and Customers

Subscribe on: Google Podcast | Apple Podcasts | Google Play | RSS| Spotify

  1. The Tim Ferriss Show

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Entrepreneur and best-selling author, Tim Ferriss invites influential and insightful guests from diverse areas ranging from investing, business, and sports to arts.

The show is the first business & interview podcast to exceed 100,000,000, and for 3 consecutive years, it was ranked the “Best of Apple” podcasts. Past guests on the podcast include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Malcolm Gladwell, Jamie Foxx, and many more.

Tim Ferris’s interviews are fairly long, with each episode could take between 1 to 3 hours.

Our Favorites Episodes

  • Favorite Books, Supplements, Simple Technologies, and More
  • Tony Robbins on Morning Routines, Peak Performance, and Mastering Money
  • Seth Godin on How to Think Small to Go Big
  • How I Built a #1-Ranked Podcast with 60M+ Downloads

Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher| Overcast

  1. Marketing Scoop Podcast by SEMrush

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This is a weekly podcast where SEO pro, SEMrush uncover the hottest digital marketing strategies that are impacting businesses.

Industry experts are invited to each episode (which runs for 20-40 minutes) to share the latest business trends – from content marketing to SEO to advertising.   

Our Favorite Episodes

  • Are links still important for SEO?
  • Discovering a Marketing Channel That Outperforms Webinars by 35% 
  • How Microsoft teams grew traffic by 1,260% during the new normal
  • Social Media Content that Converts

Subscribe on: Overcast| Spotify| iTunes| Google Podcasts| Stitcher

  1. HBR IdeaCast by Harvard Business Review

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Just like Marketing Scoop, the Harvard Business Review podcast is a weekly event featuring leaders in the business and management field.

Host Sarah Green Carmichael, an executive editor at HBR, conducts insightful interviews with guests. Besides hosting HBR IdeaCast, Carmichael is also a moderator and frequent speaker at conferences like Thinker50, Drucker Forum, and SXSW. 

Our Favorite Episodes

  • How Successful Solopreneurs Make Money
  • Marketing Lessons for Companies Big and Small
  • Cold Call
  • The Creator of WordPress

Subscribe on: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Overcast | Stitch

  1. Entrepreneurs on Fire

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Entrepreneurs on Fire is one of “Best of Apple Podcasts.” It is hosted by John Lee Dumas, who has managed to score interviews with over 2,000 entrepreneurs. This includes big-name entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Gary Vaynerchuck.

In this podcast, you’ll learn strategies guests have used to fuel their entrepreneurial journey.

Our Favorite Episodes

  • How to Grow Your Business by Attending Conferences and Events with Pat Flynn.
  • Mastering the 4 Strategic Shifts to Sustain and Grow Your Business in Today’s Challenging Economy with Andy Goldstrom.
  • How to Quadruple Your Business in 1 Year with Clay Clark.
  • From Near Bankruptcy to 45 Countries Worldwide – Scaling the Unscalable with Joe De Sena.

Subscribe on: Pocket Casts | Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts

  1. The Smart Passive Income (SPI) Podcast

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Pat Flynn needs no introduction to the blogging community. If you’re a veteran blogger, you must have heard of him even if you haven’t listened to his podcasts or read his articles.

The serial, millionaire entrepreneur has been on the blogging scene since 2006. 

Flynn, whose mantra is to help people make more money & save more time regularly share on his podcast, blogging & business strategies, killer marketing tricks, and income sources – all to keep you several steps ahead of the competition and improve your finances.

Past guests on SPI podcasts are Gary Vaynerchuk, Tim Ferriss, Ramit Sethi, and Michael Hyatt. If you’re interested in uncovering the secrets behind building passive income and affiliate marketing, then you’ve got to listen to this podcast. 

Our Favorites Episodes

  • Tim Ferriss on Podcasting Productivity Experimentation and If He Had to Start Over.
  • Is Writing Still a Viable Content Platform? Medium, Copywriting Tips, and More, with Dr. Benjamin Hardy.
  • Gary Vaynerchuk and How to Fight and WIN with Social Media.
  • The Psychology of Selling and How to Price Your Products with Ramit Sethi.

Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher



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