5 of the best Business Podcasts

It’s said that to get ahead you need to keep on learning.  One easy way of doing this is via the many podcasts that are now available as apparently they are great at boosting our brains!  A 2016 study out of UC Berkeley found that listening to narratives (like podcasts) stimulates multiple areas of both the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

But with some 850,000 active podcasts (growing approx. 27.5% per year) it’s not always easy to find the right podcast.  So we’ve sifted through hundreds of business podcasts to find you the best.  These are all podcasts which offer useful, practical advice and tips which can make an immediate difference to your own business and help you change the way you approach things.

  1. Marketing School

Brilliant 5 minute actionable tips from digital marketing experts, Eric Siu and Neil Patel.  Recent topics include: How to write the perfect cold emails; 7 simple facebook Ad hacks; SEO truths; and content tools that will make you shine.

  1. Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield

Ex corporate girl, Amy positively shines and holds our hands across the data waves as she enthuses us with her practical tips on digital marketing.  From Facebook ad strategies and how to make your landing page convert to content made easy and how to create a million-dollar business, Amy has it covered.  Particularly useful for those running online courses.

  1. How to Fail with Elizabeth Day

A podcast which celebrates the things that haven’t gone quite right.  Each week an interviewee explores their failures and what it taught them about how to succeed better. Some fantastic guests including Deliciously Ella, Ruby Wax, Adam Buxton and Daisy Edgar-Jones.

  1. The Agency Accelerator by Rob Da Costa

PR agency owner and business coach, Rob Da Costa gives practical advice which is relevant to most agency businesses.  With regular expert guests, Rob covers practical issues such as flexible working; video production; public speaking; and how to run a self-managed agency.

  1. The Diary of a CEO by Steven Bartlett

This successful entrepreneur who dropped out of university to build integrated social media giant, Social Chain speaks from the heart on what he has learnt on his journey and how we can learn from his mistakes. Having heard Steven speak at an event, we can vouch that the person you hear on the podcast is as engaging and passionate as he is in real life!