March Madness is just around the corner! Here is a list of the “Sweet 16 podcasts for entrepreneurs.“ I'd highly recommend listening to podcasts if you haven't started already. Podcasts are a great way to learn on the go whether you are at the gym, commuting to work, or out walking the dog. The audio podcasts are free and provide valuable information to help and inspire you in any aspect of life!
My Favorite Podcast App is “Podcasts by Apple.”
Think Entrepreneurship Podcast
The Think Entrepreneurship podcast is a great source for Entrepreneur interviews and inspiration. I started this podcast in April of 2013 and have already brought on Kevin Harrington (a shark tank investor), Fran Tarkenton (NFL hall of Fame and Legend), shark tank contestants, and successful entrepreneurs from all types of industries. To learn more click here to subscribe.
“SWEET 16” Podcast List
Entrepreneur on Fire with John Dumas
Entrepreneur on Fire is packed full of information from successful entrepreneurs around the world. John Dumas interviews an entrepreneur 5 days a week and learns about their entrepreneurial stories. Some of his most notable guests include Barbara Corcoran from ABC's “Shark Tank” and Tim Ferris, author of 4 Hour Work Week. John Dumas is an inspiring person and I had the opportunity to meet him at the NMX Conference in Las Vegas.
Inspiring interviews with today’s most successful Entrepreneurs, 5-days a week! Join Fire Nation at EOFire.com as we take you on the journey of our spotlighted Entrepreneur. We start each podcast with a failure and lessons learned. We then uncover their “AHA” moment and the actions they took to turn that moment into success. We conclude with their vision for the future. Every episode ends with a BANG, otherwise known as: “The Lightning Round”, 5 rapid fire questions that will uncover nuggets of gold for you, our beloved listener!”
Eventual Millionaire with Jaime Tardy
I've listened to Jaime's podcast for over a year and she has close to 100 episodes. She interviews millionaire entrepreneurs to learn how they have built their businesses. Jaime is a motivated young woman from Maine. I'm looking forward to the book she is currently working on about what she's learned from all of her interviews.
Real Talk with Real Millionaires. Join business coach Jaime Tardy as she interviews millionaire entrepreneurs to learn their failures, advice, tips and stories.”
Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn
Pat is truly one of the most genuine persons I know and the most successful online entrepreneurs I've met. His podcast covers a range of topics which would help any entrepreneur, whether you are online or offline. His tips are essential in helping grow any business.
Pat Flynn from The Smart Passive Income Blog reveals all of his online business and blogging strategies, income sources and killer marketing tips and tricks so you can be ahead of the curve with your online business or blog. Discover how you can create multiple passive income streams that work for you so that you can have the time and freedom to do what you love, whether it's traveling the world, or just living comfortably at home. Although Pat confesses he is not a millionaire, he's been supporting his family 100% with passive income generated online, easily earning a six-figure salary while working only a few hours a week. Automation, outsourcing, crowdsourcing, search engine optimization, building authority and trust, niche sites, social media, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Podcasting, eBooks, online courses, affiliate marketing, getting things done and everything that works (and doesn't work) to help you better understand how to crush it with your online business.”
Internet Business Mastery with Jeremy Frandsen and Jason Van Orden
These two guys have all sorts of tips relating to internet marketing and running a business. They both have a lot of energy and passion for helping others and even offer courses to guide entrepreneurs along their journey.
Learn how to create an internet based business, unleash a flood of traffic and trigger explosive profits in the new social media age. Internet Business Mastery teaches you how to use Web 2.0 strategies combined with classic internet marketing principles to build passive income streams and brand yourself as an expert (or even an online celebrity). Whether you're starting a new business or looking to augment your current one, you'll discover techniques that will boost earnings, increase lead generation and extend your personal/business brand. You'll learn tools and techniques such as search engine optimization, social media marketing, social network marketing, email list building, blogging, podcasting, online viral video and much more. We're dedicated to teaching you not only the skills but also the mind set necessary to succeed as an internet entrepreneur. We want to help you to use your ideas and expertise to make money and open up to opportunities so that you can have the freedom and income to pursue the lifestyle you want. We've been the #1 internet business podcast since 2005. Join our community that contains thousands of listeners dedicated to becoming an internet business master.”
Learning with Leslie – Leslie Samuel
Leslie's upbeat and lively podcast teaches you all about how to build an online business. He teaches everything from creating a WordPress website to podcasting and marketing your online business. He is the founder of the ever popular site named Interactive Biology.
Authority Blogging is building a blog that gets established as the go-to blog in your niche. In this podcast, Leslie Samuel, creator of “Learning With Leslie” and “Interactive Biology”, teaches what he has learnt about building authority blogs. He also interviews other experts who have done the same in a wide variety of niches.”
The New Business Podcast with Chris Ducker
Chris's podcast is packed full of valuable information about being an entrepreneur and managing your time. His successful business named Virtual Staff Finder has taught thousands of people how to outsource work and get more focused on the big picture of running a business. I met Chris in Las Vegas and learned a great deal from him.
Chris C. Ducker, serial entrepreneur, outsourcing expert, international speaker, author and small business marketing coach helps startup, as well as established entrepreneurs to catapult their small business into the 21st century by utilizing ‘new business' marketing, tips and growth strategies such as blogging, online video, podcasting, outsourcing and working with virtual assistants, social media and much, much more!
From Scratch with Jessica Harris
Jessica's podcast is on NPR and shares startup stories from all kinds of well known companies including North Face, Patagonia, and many others. It is very well thought out and perfect for listening to while driving.
From Scratch is a weekly radio show about the entrepreneurial life. We meet with leading pioneers from the business world, the social sector, entertainment, and the arts. From Scratch personalizes the lives of entrepreneurs by providing listeners with a candid, first-hand view of the launching process. Guests speak openly about their sources of inspiration, set backs, helpful allies, and break though moments. Featuring business, social and cultural leaders in all stages of the building process, From Scratch informs those who are either initiating their own entrepreneurial lives or simply feeling curious about those who make new ideas happen.”
Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield
Amy is an outstanding marketer with tips that will help get your business out on the playing field with the big name companies. She is a down to earth gal with a mission to help others.
Facebook Marketing All in One for Dummies” co-author and online entrepreneur Amy Porterfield shows you exactly how to monetize your online marketing and blogging efforts using her own tested, ACTIONABLE lead generation strategies — so you can successfully launch and promote a new program, grow your email list, get more leads, build your authority, turn your customers into raving advocates OR simply find the time (and mindset!) to rock your social media and content marketing. From creating an online course to video marketing, webinar recording, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, new content creation (including eBooks, guides and cheat sheets) and email marketing, Amy is going to reveal what works (and what doesn't) once and for all. Why? Because after an awesome, inspiring stint with Harley Davidson and Tony Robbins, Amy figured out what she really loves: helping small business owners like you break down BIG, powerful strategies into step-by-step actions…so you can see BIG, powerful results, fast.”
Pocket Changed with Caleb Wojcik
Caleb's podcast is all about helping entrepreneurs get started and transitioning them from a 9-5 job to running a business. In addition to Pocket Changed he is teamed up with Corbett Barr of ThinkTraffic.com on many projects. Caleb's experience and knowledge of business will help inspire and teach all levels of business people. His podcast is fairly new, but he's already interviewed prominent entrepreneurs from around the US.
Caleb Wojcik from the Pocket Changed blog discusses everything involved with being an entrepreneur, online business builder, and earning a living as a blogger or mediapreneur. He sits down with successful entrepreneurs to discuss the transition to working for themselves, how they went about quitting their day jobs, what the biggest mistakes they've learned along the way are, and how they're earning income these days. Topics in episodes include everything from internet business and blogging to personal finance and productivity. Whether you are a twentysomething going through a quarter-life crisis or the breadwinner of a family and hate your job, the Cubicle Renegade podcast will help you learn what it takes to build a successful side hustle, start doing work that matters, and build a profitable business that you are passionate about. Caleb Wojcik is the founder of PocketChanged.com, a blog for early and aspiring cubicle renegades. He is the co-creator of Fizzle.co: Honest Video Training for Online Business Builders and works full-time virtually as the operations manager of Think Traffic and Expert Enough. He is also the author of The Get Paid Manifesto and creator of Make It Rain: An Aspiring Entrepreneur’s Guide to Personal Finance.”
The Daily Boost with Scott Smith
Scott's podcast is more of a lifestyle type show, but is one that I listen to every time I hit the gym. It is about 10 minutes long and is a great podcast to get you started each day. It's been around since 2004 and he's helped thousands of people. I'd highly recommend the Daily Boost.
Need Motivation? The best daily motivation is The Daily Boost! Find what makes you happy! Reduce your stress! Get inspired! Master the life skills you need to balance your life and enjoy more success. Specializing in daily motivation to help you stay motivated, Scott Smith host The Daily Boost and brings a unique, straight talking style that is not only fun – but delivers amazing results! The Daily Boost has been iTunes top ranked self-help program since 2004 – give it a listen and see how good it makes you feel.”
Prolific Living with Farnoosh Brock
Farnoosh is an inspirational person and master communicator. She has all sorts of advice for writing amazing copy and promoting your business. She's a pleasure to listen to.
The Daily Interaction Podcast, with Farnoosh Brock as your host, talks about all the social exchanges in your personal life as well as your business, your career, and the workplace. This show gives you specific tips on being an effective communicator by understanding and refining how you say things, how you position yourself, how you relate to others, using subtle, smart, and practical tools and techniques. What are the best ways of saying it, writing it, typing it, speaking it and meaning it exactly as you intend it? Join us each week as we share stories and strategies of taking your daily interactions to a higher level.”
The Podcast Answer Man with Cliff Ravenscraft
Cliff has been podcasting for years and he is the one and only PODCAST ANSWERMAN. Podcasting is growing like crazy and now is the time to get started podcasting for your business. If you have questions and need advice about podcasting you need to be listening to Cliff's show.
This is THE PODCAST about Podcasting! Helping you take your show to the “next level.” Whether you are a brand new podcaster, been podcasting for many years, or haven't yet launched that first episode, this is where to turn to help you take your show, and everything else you pursue, to the “next level.” Cliff Ravenscraft started podcasting as a hobby in 2005, launching the Generally Speaking Production Network (gspn.tv). Together with his wife and a few close friends, Cliff has produced over 3,000 podcast episodes devoted to Entertainment, Family, Faith, Fitness, Career and Technology.”
Social Triggers Insider with Derek Halpern
Derek Halpern is pretty blunt and to the point, but he does know his stuff. The podcast talks a lot about the psychology of a customer and teaches you how to persuade and convert more sales.
Smart entrepreneurs who want to use the web to attract leads and make sales must master the fields of psychology and human behavior. And Social Triggers Insider helps them do just that.”
Andrew Werner of Mixergy has interviewed hundreds of big name entrepreneurs from around the world. His podcasts are a little longer than most, but they do have a lot of good information. Mixergy is one of the most well known podcasts with interviews about entrepreneurs.
Interviews with a mix of successful online businesspeople. Andrew Warner asks them to teach ambitious startups how to build companies that leave a legacy, change the world, and make lot of money along the way.”
This is Your Life with Michael Hyatt
Michael's podcast is a lifestyle show that teaches about leadership, character, and motivation. All of his teachings can be applied to business.
This Is Your Life with Michael Hyatt is a weekly podcast dedicated to intentional leadership. The goal is to help you live with more passion, work with greater focus, and lead with extraordinary influence.”
The Smart Business Revolution Podcast with John Corcoran
John's Podcast features interviews with experts in a variety of industries. He's an attorney by trade and provides all sorts of a helpful information related to the legalities of running a business.
The Smart Business Revolution podcast is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and business owners to grow their business strategically and intelligently. Each episode features concrete tips on how to grow a business and avoid common pitfalls along with inspiring guest interviews with entrepreneurs who have grown successful businesses. Guests share both successes and missteps and give concrete, practical and down-to-earth advice. Your host for the Smart Business Revolution podcast is John Corcoran, small business attorney, entrepreneur, and former White House aide. Find out more and join the Revolution at SmartBusinessRevolution.com.
Want to start your own podcast? Here is some of the equipment top podcasters are using.
Microphone: Get a good quality Dynamic Microphone – Heil PR 40 ( Top of the Line), Digital Recorder – Roland R-05 Mixer – Peavy 6 Channel Mixer
What are your favorite Podcasts? Please comment below and like Think Entrepreneurship on Facebook!
Anyone have a few podcasts they’d recommend? I’m always looking for new ones to listen to!
Great list! Be sure to check out my podcast, “Small Businesses Do It Better”
Keep providing these great resources!
Thanks, Pete! It’s an honor to be on this list. Copyblogger also has a good podcast, and for that matter Brian Clark’s Entreproducer. Also I like listening to Pam Slim of Escape from Cubicle Nation and John Jantsch’s Duct Tape Marketing podcast.
You bet John. Thanks for adding some of your favorites as well. I’ve listened to copyblogger and that is way up there for me as well. Cheers
What a cool list of of entrepreneurs. I am a fan of all these people. thanks for sharing Pete.
Sure thing Herby. THey are all great people and podcasters. Hope all is well with ya! – Pete
What an amazing article! I would be saying this even if EntrepreneurOnFire was not adorning the list 🙂 VERY well done and I am proud and honored to share this with my community, as it provides incredible info throughout!
Well thanks John! Podcasts like yours keep me motivated and my morning run is much more enjoyable. Have a great week! – Pete
I Love Marketing with Joe Polish, a sure winner for any entrepreneur.
Will check it out!
May I recommend the tropical MBA podcast as well as the elevator life podcast. Both really good. Thank you for writing such a excellent article!
Thanks so much for adding us to the list! Great list to be on and great post!
You bet Jeremy. Cheers!