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Best Podcasts For Beginner Bloggers
Beginner blogger, just starting out, or still dreaming about creating a blog? Are you overwhelmed by ALL THE THINGS? Creating content, growing your email list, marketing on social media, or the never-ending tech issues? Are you so caught up chasing squirrels that you get completely derailed? Is your beginner blog making any progress?
Here’s a tip: listen to a podcast!
Podcasts are all the rage these days. From true crime to pop culture entertainment, news channels to self-improvement, even fiction, there is a podcast for every age, every taste and every genre. Bloggers are no exception, and you can find amazing podcasts that cover every aspect of blogging, from how to start a blog, to blogging your passion, even tips on how to use social media to market your blog!
If you’re worried about adding yet another task to your blogging to-do list, distracting you from your precious work time, don’t! Try listening in the car, during your workouts, while you’re housecleaning or making dinner. This is one of those times you can multi-task, getting other things done while gaining some knowledge and inspiration you can take back to your blogging!
Here is a list of the Top 5 Best Podcasts for Beginner Bloggers!
This one is my top go-to podcast for when I feel like throwing in the towel on blogging. Kim Anderson, also known as the “blog whisperer”, weaves practical know-how with huge inspiration into each and every episode. While she is a successful full-time blogger at Thrifty Little Mom, she also teaches the ins and outs of blogging, providing a fresh take on processes, and what you need to do as “your next best step”. You can find out more about Kim and her blogging courses at KimAndersonConsuling.com.
Who doesn’t love to learn while listening to that Australian accent?!? Darren Rowse, the successful author behind ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way To a Six-Figure Income offers short, bite sized episodes that touch on all kinds of blogging topics that help you create and grow your blog. Start with the “31 Days To Build A Better Blog” series. You can then search the archives for more like creating content, being productive, even understanding technology!
Following up on his popular book Building a StoryBrand (which is a must-read for anyone starting a blog or business), Donald Miller also has a podcast. Each “season” is only seven episodes, mirroring the topics in each of the seven elements of the StoryBrand framework. Interviews with guests like How To Be The Guide with Dave Ramsey, or Ways To Improve Your Digital Marketing with Amy Porterfield, each week is full of inspiration.
If you use Pinterest for your blog or business, you need to listen to this podcast! Kate Ahl, owner of Simple Pin Media, offers the “latest updates, trends, and tips for maximizing your efforts without wasting your time”. Everything from the most common mistakes business owners make, to using hashtags, manual pinning vs. using schedulers, and what to pin each month. Kate offers simple, no nonsense instruction, “that goes down smooth and easy”!
This award-winning podcast with Pat Flynn from Smart Passive Income has been around since 2010, so there is lots of information available on a variety of blogging, business and marketing topics! Pick out episodes that are relevant to where you are now in your blogging journey, and coming back for more! Full of strategies, tips and tricks, “it’s all about working hard now so you can reap the benefits later”.
There you have it! My list of Top 5 Best Podcasts for Beginner Bloggers? Got a favourite podcast you listen to? Leave a comment below and let me know!
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