Social Media Podcasts have become increasingly popular over the last few years. This may be attributed to the advent of the smartphones and devices which are ever more portable. Statistics shows that around 50 percent of listeners are between early teen and early thirties. If you haven’t begun listening to marketing podcasts, well, what are you waiting for? After the success of our previous blog post about 13 podcasts for entrepreneurs, we thought you’ll definitely find refreshing and informative this new list with 10 amazing social media podcasts.
Social Media Marketing with Michael Stelzner
Michael Stelzner is also the founder of Social Media Examiner and is a leading expert in social media marketing. The podcast series includes various success stories and interviews with leading experts in the social media field. He is able to attract the top most influential names in the business and gets to interview them on tips, strategies and how to employ them to improve your social media marketing. With the ability to attract top stars such as Mari Smith, this is definitely a podcast you should be listening to.
In the last episode, Finding Your Spoken Voice: How to Become Believable that was released on September 4th, Michael and his guest David Lawrence help you discover how to improve your spoken voice and how to be more comfortable in front of the microphone.
Social Media Social Hour with Tyler Anderson
Tyler Anderson is a social media entrepreneur who started Casual Fridays, an agency based in San Diego. He is also a co-founder of Scoreboard Social, a tool for competitive analysis and social media reporting. The podcast is aimed at improving businesses through social media and online marketing. He engages top experts and organizations each week to strategies and tactics that work across popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn and more. Tyler pushes his interviewees to give actionable tips and strategies that can be employed right away with meaningful results.
The most recent podcast episode was released on September 3rd, and you get to listen to top tips on how to improve your Instagram presence from the Instagram expert Sue B. Zimmerman.
Web.Search.Social with Ralph M. Rivera and Carol Lynn Rivera
This is a unique podcast in that it is hosted by a husband and wife combo which serves to make it quite enjoyable. This podcast seeks to challenge commonly held perceptions on business and social marketing. There is a lot of information out there, and this podcast seeks to determine truths and lies. The husband and wife duo engage leading experts in the industry to find the best approaches to improving your social media marketing and avoid common mistakes made by others. The latest podcast episode was released on September 7th, don’t miss it!
Social Pros with Jay Baer and Adam Brown
SocialPros focuses on social media professionals who run some of the world’s biggest social media accounts. The hosts interview social media heads of large companies and get to engage them on their strategies. Jay Baer is from Convince and Convert while Adam Brown is from Salesforce. Each episode also delves into trending practices and ideas in the social media strategy and whether these practices actually work. Get to learn how web traffic, user generated content and excellent customer service have been used in varying degrees to attain success in social media marketing. Each episode ends with two incisive questions (The Big Two) which the guests are required to give answers to. This is always a segment to look forward to.
The most recent episode was released on September 8th, with Jo Boundy, Head of Digital and Entertainment at Qantas Airways, as the guest and it’s about How Qantas Uses Employees to Tell the Brand Story.
The Pivot with Todd Wheatland (Marketing Back stories)
This is a podcast that reveals the road to success that the various interviewed guests took. Todd Wheatland sits down every week with some of the world’s leading marketers to learn their real back stories. The guests not only share social media marketing tips, but they also delve into aspects of their personal lives and how these elements influenced them to enter the marketing field. The aim is to go behind the public profiles of the guests. You get to learn of the jobs held by the various guests before marketing, and this is sure to surprise quite a few. The guests then get to share the pivotal moment or moments that led to changes in careers, some very drastic. The last episode was on 12th August 2015.
The Social Toolkit with Jason Keath and Jason Yarborough
This podcast focuses on apps, digital tools and software for use in social media marketing. Both hosts are from Social Fresh, a social media training company. There are a lot of tools and software out there that claim to improve your social media marketing and deciding the best products to buy or use is not easy. The podcast details first-hand experiences with social and productivity digital tools in social media marketing. The hosts interview guests who use such tools on a daily basis and the guests get to explain how they achieved success with a particular tool.
In the last episode, from August 25th, Jason and Jason discuss the latest social media trends like Livestreaming and recent changes on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. You don’t want to miss this!
The Marketing Companion with Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster
Either of the hosts is experienced and knowledgeable enough to have his own podcast but Mark and Tom have combined to give you a very detailed and comprehensive podcast. In each podcast episode, the hosts will discuss a key online marketing topic such as pop-up ads, privacy, content marketing and others. The hosts combine to provide an intuitive and fun podcast sure to give you some few laughs.
The most recent episode was released on 4th September. In this episode, The shifting sands of Facebook marketing, the hosts discuss some recent intriguing Facebook data about organic reach and negative commenting, coming Facebook milestones that we should know about and other news.
Social Media Pubcast with Jon Loomer
Jon Loomer is recognized as the foremost expert in Facebook marketing and this podcast provides exactly that. It aims to teach you new ways to optimize and improve your Facebook advertising. In each episode, Jon talks about his road down entrepreneurship, challenges faced and mistakes made along the way. Jon also delves into his experiments with Ads Manager functions and the latest PowerEditor. He takes a laid-back, non-imposing and casual approach to podcasting that is sure to make this podcast very attractive. The last episode was released on 28th August 2015.
The Jamie Turner Show with Jamie Turner
Jamie Turner is recognized internationally as an author and a business thought leader. He regularly features on CNN and HLN as a guest to discuss a wide range of topics such as marketing, technology and business. Due to his global recognition, he is able to attract A-list guests who are leading experts in social media marketing. He selects guests who he knows will bring in real hands on tips and strategies for listeners. The latest podcast release date is 2nd July 2015.
Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield
Amy’s podcast are really enjoyable to listen to. Her profile includes online entrepreneur, author, and Facebook marketing expert. She is good at breaking down topics and making them more understandable. If you are interested in increasing revenue from online sales, then this is definitely a podcast you should be listening to. Amy will give you tips to ensure your customers also become your marketers in some way. Her most recent podcast episode was released on September 3rd, and just by reading the title: 3 Webinar Tweaks That Made a $62K Difference, you can tell that this is a must-listen episode.
What other social media and marketing podcasts do you think we should add to the list? What podcast gives you the daily dose of inspiration? Let us know in the comments!