Over the past few years, there has been a continued rise in people listening to podcasts. Just between 2015 to 2016, podcast listening has grown to 23% and it is still growing at a rapid rate based on a study conducted by Edison research.
Because of its portability, podcasts have gained a lot of listeners – you can listen to it while you’re walking your dogs or even when you’re doing the laundry. Just in the United States alone, there are over 57 million podcast subscribers. So it’s no question that it’s a great medium to learn from. With the start of a new year, it’s good to step-up your game, learn new stuff, and be updated with what’s happening around the world. If you are in the mood to learn and expand your knowledge – from DIY, self-improvement to business; here are 8 podcasts you should definitely listen to:
A weekly podcast hosted by Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett, and David Picciuto. These three different makers with different backgrounds talk about creativity, design and making things with your bare hands. Surely, you’ll learn a lot of diverse stuff in here.
If you’re looking to be better in social media marketing, the #AskGaryVee show is a good pick. A serial entrepreneur, CEO, investor, vlogger and all-around biz superstar Gary Vaynerchuk hosts the podcast. What makes it different is that people can send in questions and he’ll answer it -if it’s a good topic of course. He also regularly talks about brand building, entrepreneurship, social media insights, and digital media marketing.
Manager Tools is one of the most awarded business podcasts in the world. Hosted by Michael Auzenne and Mark Horstman, they cover practical advice in management issues, productivity tools, and how to take your career to the next level.
Elise Gets Crafty
This one is for the crafty and bloggers alike. Hosted by Elise Blaha of elisejoy.com. This podcast delves on blogging, creativity, motivation, and also a small business. Every week, Elise invites a guest on her show; from authors, bloggers, and business owners so it’s never a dull episode and surely, each week you’ll learn new things that will help you.
The School of Greatness
Hosted by former pro-athlete/world record football holder Lewis Howes. After getting injured, Lewis didn’t know any other way to make money. This is how his obsession with learning about business rekindled. Now a New York Times best-selling author and lifestyle entrepreneur, The School of Greatness aims to share stories from inspiring people and motivate people to find their greatness.
Stop Sucking At Business
Now, if you’re looking for a podcast that covers all of these, then don’t forget to tune in to Stop Sucking At Business. We put out a weekly podcast that gets into the nitty-gritty of life as an entrepreneur. In SSAB, we talk about business, social media, apps, and tools to boost your productivity, as well as self-care and lifestyle design…because you know, being self-employed is about the freedom to enjoy life!