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The UPS Store Small Business Blog
  • 14 September 2020
  • Taylor Miller

Best Podcasts for Small Business Owners

As a small business owner, it is important to be part of the latest trends in the business world. An easy and efficient way to keep up with these trends is to listen to podcasts. Often seen as a top resource for small business owners, listening to podcasts makes learning stress-free and convenient.

There are thousands of podcasts available to the individual looking to gain increased insight into how they can establish, grow, and successfully run their business. Many deliver expert advice offered up by successful entrepreneurs themselves and often feature interviews by notable industry influencers. As you dive into the podcast world, we’ve rounded up a handful of options that cover a variety of topics on all things small business.

Productivity
If you are looking to get inspired and fired up, “Entrepreneurs On Fire” hosted by John Lee Dumas is a top, award-winning podcast. Dumas has over 2,000 episodes available to help inspire and educate all business owners whether you are just starting your small business or have been running a small business for years. Dumas also releases a new podcast episode every day providing you with endless content.

woman listening to podcast

Female Entrepreneurship
Amanda Boleyn’s podcast called “She Did It Her Way” delivers fresh advice and business strategies to reach your ultimate goal. Boleyn’s podcast is designed to inspire female business owners and entrepreneurs on how to turn from being a 9-5 employee to becoming a full-time business owner. She interviews women across the small business spectrum to tap into their minds to reveal what got them to where they are now.

Meeting Goals
Inc., The UPS Store, and Robert Herjavec joined forces this year to create the “Small Biz Challenge: Where We Grow From Here” podcast to provide tips and tricks to a post-COVID world. Herjavec is best known for appearing on ABC’s “Shark Tank” where he helps future entrepreneurs reach their business goals, so you can receive highly valuable information from this podcast. There are four episodes available that cover managing cash flow, what you need to be doing today, and how to handle layoffs to cutting back your business.

Leadership
Beth Buelow’s podcast called “The Introvert Entrepreneur” provides advice on how to successfully get the word out about your company and how to tap into your personal power. Buelow offers help to improve your business relationships and establishing leadership within your business industry.

Inspiration
Dr. Mark Goulston’s podcast called “My Wakeup Call” helps small business owners on a path towards greater personal achievement and growth. Goulston provides stories of overcoming struggles and how to overcome these obstacles to inspire his listeners to become their best selves as small business owners.

Motivation
A very relevant podcast for today’s climate is Amy Porterfield’s “Online Marketing Made Easy”. Porterfield focuses on topics covering all online business. If you are looking to expand your business to be fully online and need to know how to grow sales online or develop an email list, this is the podcast for you! Porterfield also covers social media and how to run social media ads and creating campaigns to make sure you are reaching the right audience for your small business.

Podcasts have continued to be one of the fastest and most prevalent ways to be informed on the small business industry. You don’t need to spend hours at a seminar any longer. Now you can listen to these podcasts from the comfort of your own home and decide what you want to learn.

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