The secret to being an ecommerce entrepreneur? Always be learning. Whether it’s essential online guides or DIY YouTube tutorials, there’s a huge range of free resources to help you reach ecommerce success. But one of the best ways to develop yourself as an entrepreneur has to be podcasts. Just download, plug in, and play, and you can learn from a huge range of business experts from a range of industries. Read on to find the absolute must-listen podcasts to help you grow your Shopify store today.
They say that the way to get ahead is by learning from the best, and Andrew Warner’s Mixergy features only the best of the best. Some of the biggest names in business appear on Andrew’s daily podcasts, including the founders of Wikipedia, Groupon, LinkedIn, and even Pixar!
And while Andrew’s interviews provide an interesting insight into the lives of some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, they’re also hugely useful too. Building a digital agency? Look no further. Want to build up your backlink profile? Mixergy has you covered. From choosing a product, marketing your store or growing your business, there’s plenty for budding entrepreneurs to get their teeth into. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned ecommerce store owner, Mixergy is the podcast for you.
Of course, no list of ecommerce podcasts would be complete without one from the ecommerce OGs themselves: Shopify Masters. Hosted by the erudite Felix Thea, listeners are treated to plenty of insight, advice, and inspiration to help them build and develop a successful ecommerce store.
Recent episodes include tips on leveraging Facebook Live for product launches, as well as a useful walkthrough of the world of 3D printing. Alongside actionable advice and business strategies, Felix also interviews a number of successful entrepreneurs who’ve built their own store from scratch. Incisive and revealing, they’re well worth tuning in for.
No-one knows ecommerce like Shopify does, and this podcast is a true gem that will steer you on the path to business success.
Help My Business
Andrew Lock is clearly a firm believer of the idea that learning should be fun, and his podcast embodies that to its core. Fascinating explorations of SEO, social media campaigns, AdWords strategies, and business marketing (not to mention plenty of great interviews) are delivered in a humorous and witty style.
Andrew is hugely relatable, and he makes even the most arcane of topics easy to digest. If you’re a complete newbie to the world of ecommerce, this is the podcast for you. He covers everything you need to know, even right down to seemingly trivial issues such as using thank you cards in your business. Tune in today — you won’t regret it!
Every journey starts with a single step, and taking that first step into the world of ecommerce is a big one. You’ll have loads of questions, from the basics of marketing to getting the most from your email automation. But no matter what you need to know, the chances are that Jessica Harris has got you covered in the From Scratch podcast.
From Scratch features a diverse array of guides, interviews, inspiration, and case studies to help guide you on your ecommerce journey. Jessica’s interviews are particularly penetrating, with candid, honest advice on how successful entrepreneurs got where they are today (and the mistakes they made along the way).
You’re not the first to try your hand at building and growing your own Shopify store. Why not learn from the best and start From Scratch today?
The tagline of the Foundr podcast comes from the iconic words of Isaac Newton, encouraging listeners to stand on the shoulders of giants for ecommerce success. Coming to you weekly from experienced entrepreneur Nathan Chan, Foundr features interviews with business giants such as Optimizely’s Dan Siroker and Self Made Man’s Mike Dillard.
Nathan is an excellent host, asking all the right questions to really get the most from his guests. And as well as wide-ranging and analytical interviews, he also takes a long, hard look at topics including influencer marketing, selling through Instagram, and scaling your business.
For ecommerce entrepreneurs of any level, Foundr is an absolute must.
Side Hustle Nation
Nick Loper is an experienced ecommerce entrepreneur with years of experience under his belt. He’s smart, savvy, and a great speaker, making him the perfect host for this vital podcast.
The great thing about Nick Loper is that he knows exactly what budding ecommerce entrepreneurs need to know. For example, one need only look at Facebook to see that dropshipping is alive and well, and his dedicated dropshipping episode is the perfect guide to the basics. Even the most inexperienced of entrepreneurs could get their hands on an Oberlo store and turn it into a profitable business quickly and easily after listening to Side Hustle Nation! Love the detailed and value-laden tutorials that break down the mechanics of ecommerce.
But it’s not just dropshipping that Nick nails. He also explores other passive income ideas such as affiliate marketing, as well as essential guides to Amazon FBA, freelancing, self-publishing, and much, much more. Subscribe today and join the Side Hustle Nation.
Building and growing a Shopify store is a rewarding experience. It’s not just a chance to earn an extra income. It’s also a way to liberate yourself from the rat race and be your own boss. It’s a tough journey, but the podcasts listed above can provide you with everything you need to know to prepare and guide you on your way to ecommerce success.
Patrick Foster writes for Ecommerce Tips, where he regularly shares his own experience in the ecommerce industry. With more than one Shopify store under his belt, he knows a thing or two about growing an online business. To find his latest insight and knowledge, head to Twitter @myecommercetips.