Running a business is no small feat no matter the size of your enterprise. Sometimes you need guidance, a pep talk or a fresh perspective from an expert you can trust to help get you out of a rut, tackle a new project or grow your business. The following podcasts are designed to inspire, encourage and offer you the wisdom you need to start the year off right for your business.
The podcast “How I Built This with Guy Raz” is filled with interviews from people who have made their mark in the business world. Whether they call themselves entrepreneurs, innovators or idealists, the guests showcased on Raz’s podcast have a lot to say and a lot to teach you in the world of business. They share their stories on how they became the leaders in business they are today. If you’re starting out or even already well on your way to business success, it’s important to understand that even the most influential business leaders had to start somewhere and likely overcame a struggle or two along the way to create their successful enterprises.
Be more social
There’s no denying the power and reach of social media. What’s also undeniable: social media platforms reinvent the rules and expectations constantly. To help you navigate the complex, layered world of social media is Michael Stelzner, host of the podcast, “Social Media Marketing” through Social Media Examiner. You’ll hear from experts in social media marketing and learn how to optimize strategies and campaigns to expand your business’ reach on social media.
Succeed in cyber space
If you’re eager to stake a claim in cyber space for your business or expand your existing online presence, you’ll definitely benefit from the insights of the podcast, “Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield.” This highly-rated podcast covers every aspect of online marketing and helps you answer burning questions about starting an online business, developing an online course, optimizing Facebook ads and increasing online sales. Porterfield also highlights other successful online entrepreneurs on her podcast.
Celebrate your entrepreneurial spirit
Even if you’re shy or describe yourself as an introvert, this doesn’t mean your business’ success needs to be limited. The podcast, “The Introvert Entrepreneur,” hosted by Beth Buelow is a celebration of your natural gifts. She’ll teach you how to maximize all of your talents to help you and your business succeed. Plus, she gives insightful instruction on how to improve in areas that may frighten you. No introvert is a fan of networking, self-promotion or public speaking, but Buelow’s coaching will rally you to the task and help you break outside your comfort zones. In addition to her thoughts and guidance, Buelow also interviews other business leaders, entrepreneurs, speakers and writers who generously share their stories, guidance and experience in the business world.
Start the year off right by focusing on moving your business forward. By listening to these podcasts designed for small business owners, you’ll be inspired, expand your reach in the digital world and improve your business acumen.