The 18+ Best Marketing Podcasts: Learn With the Pros

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For the clever marketer looking to optimize time during the car ride commute or while waiting for the bus, podcasts offer a handy solution. Podcasts are great tools for learning and catching up on industry news. Lucky for us, there are some truly stellar digital marketing podcasts out there worth tuning in to. We’re delivering the top marketing podcasts worth filling your ear with.

Here are my top picks for the best marketing podcasts (in no particular order).

1. Duct Tape Marketing

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Duct Tape Marketing is a podcast consisting of interview with pros and thought leaders in the marketing field. Join in as marketing guru John Jantsch invites guests to discuss the latest marketing tactics and how to boost your business.

Average Episode Length: 30 minutes

Updated: Weekly

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher 

2. Social Trigger Insider

Social Triggers Insider applies psychology to marketing strategies, showing you how to hack the human brain in your favor. Get more leads and web visitors by mastering the art of human behavior with Derek Halpern.

Average Episode Length: 30 – 50 minutes

Updated: Intermittently

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

3. Marketing Over Coffee

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Marketing Over Coffee is your perfect morning companion, with short, mini digital marketing podcast episodes that are meant to be devoured alongside your breakfast. Hosts John Wall and Christopher Penn provide quick and easy recap of what’s new in marketing, ensuring that you’re always on top of the hottest marketing news without turning into a time sink. 

Average Episode Length: 20-30 minutes

Updated: Weekly

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher 

4. I Love Marketing Podcast

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I Love Marketing is a podcast from Joe Polish and Dean Jackson, who provide actionable marketing tips on everything from developing email lists, bumping up lead generation, earning referrals, and much more.

Average Episode Length: 1 hour

Updated: Every Monday

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

5. The BeanCast

The BeanCast brings you weekly internet marketing podcast episodes with host Bob Knorp. Each episode, Knorp brings in experts from marketing, advertising, and public relations industries to sit down for an internet round table discussion. Hear pros share their thoughts on the hottest marketing news.

Average Episode Length: 1 hour

Updated: Weekly

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

6. AskPat

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AskPat is a podcast by wildly successful entrepreneur Pat Flynn. Each day, Flynn answers a real question asked by one of his followers, covering queries around topics like entrepreneurship, virtual assistants, SEO, list building, blogging, and more!

Average Episode Length: 10 minutes

Updated: Every day

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

Also be sure to check out Pat Flynn’s other podcast, The Smart Passive Income Podcast. It’s one of my personal favorites!

7. Digital Marketing Radio

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Digital Marketing Radio brings you interviews with niche digital marketing pros regarding their targeted subjects and strategies. Host David Bain spends the first 15 minutes discussing the special guest’s niche, with the second half of the episode digging into the guest’s key tips and tools for success.

Be sure to check out episode #44, starring WordStream’s own content legend Elisa Gabbert! 

Average Episode Length: In the ballpark of 30 minutes

Updated: Each week

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

8. Social Media Marketing Podcast by Social Media Examiner

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This online marketing podcast comes from Michael Stelzner of the immensely popular website, Social Media Examiner. In this podcast, you’ll gets tips on the ins and outs of social media marketing, learn the latest social strategies, and get the low-down on the newest networks.

Average Episode Length: 45 minutes

Updated: Each week

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher.

9. Glen vs. Google ViperChill Podcast

Glen Allsopp is best known for his website, ViperChill, where he provides HUGE SEO case studies, innovative niche-building strategies, and provides the results of detailed marketing experiments, all for our benefit.

Allsopp isn’t afraid to challenge the Googs, often using methods that Google frowns upon and personally testing the waters to see what works. His podcast is an extension of the website. While the podcast is updated rarely, you know that when there is a new episode, it simply can’t be missed.

Length: Anywhere from 15-45 minutes

Updated: Intermittently

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher.

10. Entrepreneur On Fire

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Entrepreneur On Fire is a daily podcast by John Lee Dumas, focused around inspiring entrepreneurs and small biz owners through interviews. Learn from the triumphs and tribulations of fellow self-starters.

Average Episode Length: 30 minutes

Updated: Every Day

See it on iTunes or Stitcher

11. Build Your Tribe

Build Your Tribe is a internet marketing podcast by Chalene Johnson, centered around the community aspect of marketing. Johnson discusses strategies for building and maintaining powerful virtual communities through email marketing, social media, and more.

Average Episode Length: 20 - 30 minutes

Updated: Every few days

See it on iTunes or Stitcher

12. Online Marketing Made Easy

In this podcast, Amy Porterfield, entrepreneur and co-author of Facebook Marketing All in One for Dummies, explains to listeners the best tips and tricks for monetizing your blog online. Amy covers a vast array of topics, from video marketing and webinars to Facebook and Twitter; it’s all here.

Average Episode Length: 30 – 60 minutes

Updated: Weekly

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

13. Six Pixels of Separation

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In Six Pixels of Separation, Mitch Joel of the Twist Image blog delves into the world of digital marketing and social media with perspective from his agency experience.

Average Episode Length: 40 minutes

Updated: Weekly

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

14. StartUp Podcast

Startup Podcast features the step-by-step story of launching a startup into the light of day. The first season is by Alex Blumberg and his path to starting Gimlet Media, a podcast network.

The 2nd season has Alex joined by co-host Lisa Chow as they follow the story of Dating Ring. Dating Ring is a startup formed by two 20-year old women looking to form their matchmaking company amidst the male-dominated Silicon Valley.

Alex was formerly a producer for This American Life and the co-foudner of Planet Money, so you know his storytelling in this podcast will be phenomenal. If you’ve ever been intrigued by the (not always pretty) story of how a business begins, and have a love for good stories, definitely check out StartUp Podcast.

Average Episode Length: 30 minutes

Updated: Every week

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

15. Seth Godin's Startup School

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This podcast follows Seth Godin as he guides 30 entrepreneurs through a marketing workshop, helping them figure out how to build and manage the business they long for. This podcast series is no longer active – it’s just 15 episodes. While the series originally ended in 2013, there’s still tons of great info in here worth digesting.

Average Episode Length: 15 – 30 minutes

Updated: No longer updated

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

16. The Growth Show

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The Growth Show is a marketing podcast hosted by HubSpot CMO Mike Volpe. In each episode, Volpe sites down to chat with various growth masters, learning how they achieved their impressive results. Whether you’re looking to grow a business, grow an idea, grow a movement, or grow a team, The Growth Show is where you can get the up growth lowdown.

Average Episode Length: 30 minutes

Updated: Every few days or so

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

17. Call to Action Podcast

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The Call to Action podcast is provided by the pros over at Unbounce. Each episode details a popular marketing topic, from crafting clickable copy to revving up retargeting efforts. Episodes feature interviews with digital marketing thought leaders plus tips, tools, and hot resources.

Average Episode Length: 20 minutes

Updated: Every Wednesday

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

18. Antipreneur

The Antipreneur features Ben Settle, whose controversial perspectives on marketing business are sure to keep things interesting.

Settle covers a nice range of topics, with podcast episodes focused on how to write a fiction novel, headline tips, how to not be the “nice guy,” and how to influence the hell out of people. Settle’s irreverent, cheeky, and fun podcast is certainly worth an ear-full.

Average Episode Length: 15 – 20 minutes

Updated: Weekly

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

Not Marketing Per Se

These podcasts don’t fit perfectly under the umbrella of marketing podcasts, but I still think you absolutely have to check these ones out.

The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss, best known for his best-selling book, The 4-Hour Workweek, explores strategies and tools to help make you a better entrepreneur as well as a happier and healthier individual. While not strictly about marketing, the Tim Ferriss podcast deals a lot with topics concerning productivity, efficiency, and mental health – all topics essential for any great marketer!

Average Episode Length: Varies dramatically – anywhere from 30 minutes  - 2 hours

Updated: Weekly

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

The Art of Charm Podcast

The Art of Charm is another podcast that can’t fit uncomfortably under the marketing umbrella, but is still a great podcast worth listening to. AJ and Jordan Harbringer provide valuable tips and advice on dating, productivity, networking, building confidence, and the mysterious topic of “biohacking.” Definitely give their adventurous podcast a listen!

This one is mostly geared towards the men, but women could enjoy it as well.

Average Episode Length: 30 – 60 minutes

Updated: Every few days

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

Freakanomics

Freakonmics has been a favorite podcast of mine for a couple years now. Don’t be turned off by the “economics” sound (I have to admit, I put off listening for a long time because I assumed it would be dry and dull).

This podcast is packed with absolutely fascinating studies and stories, demonstrating how economic theory can be found in everything from dating websites to terrorism.

Average Episode Length: 45 minutes

Updated: Every week

Find it on iTunes or Stitcher

Do you have any favorite podcasts to send our way? Share your top tune-ins in the comments!

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Comments

Michael Stelzner
Jun 11, 2015

Thanks so much for mentioning my Social Media Marketing podcast

Estelle
Jan 01, 2017

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Arbaz
Jun 11, 2015

I don't listen to a lot of podcasts but whenever I do, I go for AskPat, Entrepreneur on Fire and Glen's podcasts. However, thanks for sharing this amazing list, I didn't even knew about some of the podcasts mentioned.
Thanks Megan!

Glenn Gow
Jan 06, 2016

Thanks for the post. You may not be aware of my podcast “Moneyball for Marketing - How to use Big Data and Marketing Technology to Win” found here: http://crimsonmarketing.com/podcast-moneyball-marketing/
I hope you have a chance to listen to a few episodes. Thanks!

Mo
Feb 14, 2016

Thanks for assembling these. I've been looking for a list like this for a while.

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