Olivia Allen
Olivia Allen 5 October 2015

9 Marketing Podcasts Worth Listening To During Your Commute

Are you using your driving time to your advantage or just letting it slip away while you stare off into traffic?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration the average American drives 13,476 miles per year. Are you using this time to your advantage or just letting it slip away while you stare off into traffic?

Podcasts are a great way to kill two birds with one stone and can be a really creative, energizing way to get your mind thinking before you head into the office. Are you like me and desperately looking for a new podcast since Serial has come to a close? Even if your commute isn’t that far, you can definitely benefit by using the time productively. Here are 9 awesome podcasts to listen to on your way to work.Looking For Social Media Help?

Listen to Social Pros Podcast and learn from the best in the industry. This is great advice from people who handle social media accounts for some major companies, such as Ford, Dell, EPSN and IBM. Jay Baer, from Convince & Convert, and Adam Brown, from Salesforce, tackle how to execute social media that drives results. Tune into the Social Pros Podcast here.

Have Some Marketing Questions?


The Mad Marketing Podcast put on by none other than Marcus Sheridan has a way of breaking down marketing and sales concepts that just make so much sense. His podcast undoubtedly does the same. The Inbound Marketing guru answers real questions from listeners from all over. It’s very easy to listen to, you won’t find any industry jargon on this one. Give it a listen and download it here.

Looking For A New Perspective?

Six Pixels of Separation with Mitch Joel keeps you in-the-know on everything you need about online marketing. It’s great to see his perspective as a digital marketing strategist about the current state of the industry. Listen to it here.

Need A Content Creation Boost?

Content Warfare Podcast is neat because it features the world’s best Internet marketers and their tips for creating successful content. This weekly show really pulls you in; you might find yourself sitting in your car listening to the last couple of minutes before you can walk into the office. You can subscribe to the podcast here.

Need To Wake Up?

Marketing Over Coffee describes itself to be “at the intersection of marketing and technology” and it’s just that. It’s a 20 minute long show that dives into all the latest marketing news, delivered by two guys over coffee. It’s also the perfect timing for your commute-- you could probably finish one on your way getting there or home. They feature some killer interviews on here, such as their interview with Seth Godin and Simon Sinek. Check it out here.

Need Some Motivation At Work?

As soon as you hear Seth Godin’s name, you know it’s going to be good. In Seth Godin’s Startup School, Godin himself runs us through a three day workshop, where he shows young entrepreneurs the ropes of marketing and selling. Because it’s unedited, it gives listeners the impression that they’re right there with Godin, listening to his valuable insights. Subscribe to the podcast here.

Small Business Owner?

Are you a small business owner looking for your place in the marketing world? Duct Tape Marketing is for you. Even though you don’t have the money and resources like other larger businesses, doesn’t mean you don’t have the power to create viral-worthy content. John Jantsch gives great tips and hacks for small businesses. Try it out here.

Need To Unwind?

Listen to TEDTalks. There are so many great talks, some of them having to do with marketing and others not, but nonetheless inspiring. They range in length from ten minutes to an hour which can be perfect for your commute to work. They really are “Ideas Worth Spreading.” Check out TEDTalks here.

Have Goals You Want to Hit?

Give Glen vs Google (ViperChill Podcast) a try. Glen Allsopp, former SEO and Social Media Manager of Hewlett Packard and Land Rover, is the presenter of this podcast. The goal of this podcast: drive more traffic to your website. Anyone in the marketing industry can benefit from listening to this blog. Give it a listen here.

The Takeaway

Whether you’re a small business owner who’s pressed for time or a young entrepreneur trying to gain some insight, anyone can benefit from listening to a podcast. Not only do they make your trip to work more enjoyable, they’ll also keep you up to date in the ever-evolving world of marketing. Have some awesome recommendations for a podcast we didn’t list? Comment and let us know below.


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