When it comes to affiliate marketing, continued learning is a must.
The industry changes so quickly and there are so many different tactics and techniques that can be used that no-one knows absolutely everything. This is especially true for those who are just starting out.
Something that many people don’t do is listen to affiliate marketing podcasts.
Why are podcasts useful?
There are a number of reasons why listening to podcasts is beneficial.
When it comes to affiliate marketing, they give you a great chance to learn from some industry leaders. Many of the best affiliate marketers out there podcast on a regular basis. You can gain a great insight into new trends within affiliate marketing, learn about how the best in the business have made a successful career for themselves and you can do all this while you are driving, working or even lying in bed.
What are the best marketing podcasts?
There are a lot of affiliate marketing specific podcasts out there but we have whittled it down to the top 10 that you should subscribe to now.
#1 The Solopreneur Hour
Hosted by Michael O’Neal, The Solopreneur Hour isn’t actually affiliate marketing specific however it is a great listen to anyone who is intending on starting a business. Each podcast is set out in an interview format with a different interviewee from many sectors. It looks at how you can use your existing skills for business success.
#2 Rise of the Entrepreneur
Affiliate marketers are entrepreneurs and this podcast brings in a different entrepreneur from across the world to talk about their successes and sometimes failures. Hosted by Zac Johnson, the Rise of the Entrepreneur is available every Tuesday and Thursday.
#3 Affiliate Buzz
This is the longest running affiliate podcast out there. In fact, it is been going since 2003! Hosted by James and Arlene Martell, Affiliate Buzz is the podcast to listen to if you want to know more about making a passive income from people who have been doing this for the best part of 2 decades. There is an affiliate marketing boot camp that they operate too.
#4 Entrepreneur on Fire
Not many podcasts are uploaded every day but Entrepreneur on Fire is one of them. John Lee Dumas interviews affiliate marketers every show and is committed to sharing knowledge, trends and tips for experienced and newbie affiliates alike.
#5 The Smart Passive Income
If you want to learn about affiliate marketing the smart way then Pat Flynn and The Smart Passive Income is what you need to listen to. It covers topics such as SEO, automation, outsourcing and building trust to name just a few of the things that are on this podcast. For any affiliate marketers whether new to the business or experienced, this is a must listen to podcast.
#6 This is Affiliate Marketing
This successful podcast is run by Shawn Collins and brings in a different affiliate marketers to each podcast where they talk about affiliate marketing, how to get ahead in the business as well as the personal lives of the interviewee’s too. A highly worthwhile listen that has been operating for a few years now.
#7 The Side Hustle Show
If you have a job and want to use affiliate marketing to make some extra money then this is the podcast for you. The Side Hustle Show is hosted by Nick Loper and focuses on those who don’t want to make affiliate marketing a full time occupation and instead focuses on how to use it as a side project.
#8 Online Marketing Made Easy
This is one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes. Online Marketing Made Easy is run by Amy Porterfield and interviews leading affiliate marketers to find out how they got to where they are. This is a must listen for anyone who wants to make it within the affiliate business.
#9 Marketing Secrets
Richard Brunson podcasts in an effort to not only show the secrets of the marketing industry but each podcasts is designed to answer the same question in a different way: “How are entrepreneurs like us, who didn’t cheat and take on venture capital, who are spending money from our own wallets, how do we market in a way that lets us get our products and services and things that we believe in out to the world… and yet still remain profitable?”
#10 The Art of Paid Traffic
If you want to eventually generate a passive income on ‘autopilot’ then this is the podcast for you. Rick Mulready focuses on marketing automation and while he specialises in Facebook ads, it is a worthwhile listen if you are beginning your journey with paid traffic and online advertising.