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18 Podcasts About Blogging You MUST Download!

These 18 podcasts about blogging are a must download for any blogger! If you’re a food blogger, DIY blogger, travel blogger, or financial services blogger, these blogging podcasts are essentially free educational tools. Take your blogging business and entrepreneurial skills to the next level with these amazing resources.

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In May 2017 I was getting ready to quit blogging. I had been at it for years and my page views were declining, I was unmotivated, and I felt stuck.

Two days before I deleted my blog, I discovered a podcast about food blogging. 

One blogging podcast led to another, which led to another and pretty soon I was drinking straight from the firehose of entrepreneurial podcasts. Thanks to those podcasts, some serious investment in this site, and an incredible amount of hard work, I’m still here today. Bigger and dare I say, better.

Podcasts are amazing free resources and are available to anyone. They can go for walks with you, teach you while you’re in the car, and inform you when you’re cooking dinner. Blogging podcasts have been monumental for my growth, and today I’m going to share the 17 podcasts about blogging you must download and subscribe to today.

Prepare your brain. It’s about the explode with education, motivation, and fulfillment.

My rule is to: listen to one blogging podcast and then one “just because” podcast. If I don’t balance my listening, my brain becomes overwhelmed with business advice.

I’m such a podcast junky that I had to break my non-blogging favorites into three posts. Post 1 (Best Podcasts), Post 2 (More Great Podcasts), and Post 3 (Best Podcasts II).

The following list of podcasts about blogging are alphabetical. Ranking them would be like ranking my children; each brings something unique to the table and has their own “something special”.

Biz Mavens

What It’s About:  “For smart women ready to ditch the rat race and step up to being entrepreneurs. Expert interviews of women just like you who have gone from Blogger to Entrepreneur>> Listen and get inspiring success stories, actionable insights, and a healthy dose of light-hearted business brilliance you can use right away”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Useful takeaways and advice from someone who is in the trenches herself. Jeni is a single-mom of four kids who is crushing it in life and bring us along for the ride. She always ends her shows recapping the “gold nuggets” of information you should be taking away from that episode.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

Blogger Genius

What It’s About: “This podcast is about learning how other successful bloggers and online entrepreneurs grow their businesses, what’s working now for them, and how you can use their tips and tricks to grow your own business”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Jillian and her husband run MiloTree and Catch My Party and have scaled their businesses to an impressive level. Primarily an interview-based podcast, Jillian talks with knowledgable and creative people in the blogging space.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast (and check out the episode I was on!)

Chopped Podcast

What It’s About: “The Chopped Podcast features interviews with food bloggers, industry experts, inspirational individuals, and others who can offer advice and inspiration for bloggers with a focus on food. Interviews last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour (and sometimes longer, but not often). Sit back, relax, and listen in as Marly interviews folks on food photography, recipe development, maintaining personal health goals as a blogger, finding happiness, SEO, building your email list and more!” (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Marly is a successful blogger who talks with experts, fellow bloggers, and talented creatives who share their stories and knowledge. She has a super warm interviewing style and you’ll feel like you’re spending an hour with a friend.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast (and check out the episode I was on!)

Courage and Clarity

What It’s About: “This show is all about helping you find the courage & the clarity to go after what you love”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Steph is an educator at heart and lives to dive deep and ask the questions you would want to ask yourself! She works hard to empower female entrepreneurs and is in the trenches with us building her own business.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

Dishing With Delishes

What It’s About: “This podcast is about mining the food lore – recipes, stories, preferences, experiences – of other career cooks, food bloggers, and lifetime eaters”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Elaine talks with food bloggers and experts in the niche as they talk about how they got started, what they wish they had done differently, and what they love about food blogging. The episodes are short (35 minutes or less) so they’re easy to binge and digest.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast (and listen to the episode I was on!)

Eat Blog Talk

What It’s About: The Eat Blog Talk podcast features interviews with food bloggers and other experts who will bring insight into the world of food blogging. We will cover all the hot food blogging topics you want to learn about (think SEO, Pinterest and how to approach brands) and we will also discuss self-development and how it can improve your job performance, creativity, productivity and add value to your business! (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Megan talks with experience bloggers who share their experiences in an open and honest way. You’ll learn something new with each episode and you’ll walk away with multiple nuggets of information.

Check it out: Eatblogtalk

Food Blogger Pro

What It’s About: “We’re a food blogging membership site where we teach our members how to start, grow, and monetize their food blogs”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Ok, maybe I am biased about this show because it is the podcast that literally stopped me from deleting my blog. And perhaps I am further biased because I was on the show as well (along with my friend Katie from Hey Nutrition Lady), but this podcast has fundamental knowledge that can help any blogger, not just food bloggers.

Food Blogger Pro also has a membership site that I joined and it has been a goldmine of valuable information and networking. They open up membership twice a year, so click here to get added to the waitlist.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast (and listen to the episode I was on! I recorded it in my closet, hiding from my loud kids.)

How I Built This

What It’s About: “Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: This podcast isn’t actually about blogging, but it is so motivating as a small business owner. You get the behind the scenes look at how huge companies were started and the trials and tribulations that went along with starting and growing the business. Where else will you get first-row access to amazing entrepreneurs?

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

Influencers Entrepreneurs Podcast

What It’s About: “Check your doubts at the door because this is YOUR time. The time to smash your biggest challenges, crush your income goals and transform your business into the unstoppable force it’s meant to be. Jenny helps you get there faster with expert training that maximizes your growth potential using proven success strategies. Whether it’s how to attract your dream sponsor, create a business plan or make your live broadcast go viral, you’ll find it tackled by the Influencer Entrepreneur Podcast”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Jenny is a blogger herself who was able to quit as an inner-city school teacher after she was able to earn more blogging than her teacher’s salary. She is the owner of Pitch Perfect Pro where you can learn her methods for pitching brands and finding sustainable sponsors. 

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

Online Marketing Made Easy

What It’s About: “Expert interviews, mini execution plans, and intimate behind-the-scenes secrets from my biggest launches… all tied together by my mission to make EVERYTHING you listen to as actionable and profitable as possible”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Amy is one of the queens of digital marketing and courses and she shares her knowledge with the podcast community. She interviews experts in their field and gives you actionable steps to improve your business.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

Pro Blogger (Become a Pro Blogger)

What It’s About: “ProBlogger – the home for those wanting to start a blog, create great content and grow their blogs and then go professional to make money blogging.” (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Darren Rowse is one of the first online educators who taught bloggers how to make money from their sites. Creator of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog course (also the first 31 episodes of the podcast), Darren breaks it down into manageable action steps to improve your business.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast (and listen to the episode I was on! It was one my first and is super awkward. Enjoy!)

Simple Pin Podcast

What It’s About: “The Simple Pin Podcast is a show dedicated to using Pinterest to boost your business. I interview people using Pinterest in creative ways to build their email list and increase revenue. In addition, I’ll bring you the latest updates, trends, and tips for maximizing your efforts without wasting your time. No crazy hacks to ‘game the system’ just solid advice you can use to grow your Pinterest presence”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Pinterest is a vital part of being a blogger (click here to follow me on Pinterest), and Kate offers actional advice to help you DIY your Pinterest strategy. She is super down to earth and what I love most is that she doesn’t promise you the moon. She makes it clear that growth on Pinterest is slow, deliberate, and a long game. 

Thanks to Kate’s advice, as well as taking the Pinning Perfect course, my Pinterest traffic has grown 355% since 2018.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

Smart Passive Income

What It’s About:  “Smart Passive Income is a resource run by Pat Flynn, to teach you proven strategies for running an online business and optimizing it for passive income”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Pat was one of the first online business owners to share his income, strategies, and expertise with an online community. And while he is hugely successful, his business goals are all centered around how they impact his family. He’s so open to being a guinea pig to test out new tactics, and he takes his listeners along for the ride.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

The Blog Millionaire

What It’s About:  “The A-Z Blueprint to Help You Create Stellar Content, Build Crazy Traffic & Make More Money. I love teaching aspiring bloggers, just like you, through my podcast and free masterclass webinars”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Short episodes with actionable tips, Brandon’s podcast empowers you to take action to improve your own site. If you like straight to the point with no fluff, this is the podcast about blogging for you!

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

The Get Paid Podcast

What It’s About: The Get Paid Podcast is Claire’s attempt to pull back the curtain on the reality of running an online business. All these people pulling in “six figures” – how are they ACTUALLY doing it? 

Why You’ll Love It: I just discovered this podcast and I love it. It’s frank, honest, and so inspiring! Discussing money can be so taboo but nothing is off limits on this show.

Claire has a quick wit and talks to amazing business owners who spill how they make their money, what they spend on their business, and how they succeed.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

The Goal Digger Podcast

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What It’s About: “The live-workshop style business podcast that is helping thousands redefine success and chase bolder dreams. You can train from the experts how to dig in, do the work, and tackle your biggest goals along the way”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Jenna is a self-made marketer who works to empower women in business. She has interviews with social media influencers, small business owners, and experts in their field.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

Theory of Content

What It’s About: “Theory of Content is a podcast about why we make content. Amber Bracegirdle is a founder at Mediavine Publisher Network. They sell ads into the inventory of thousands and thousands of bloggers. Joshua Unseth is the in-house director of marketing for Alarm Grid. Together they discuss how they go about thinking about making content”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: Hosted by a corporate SEO lead as well as one of the founders of Mediavine, this podcast is 100% blogging focused. They talk with food and DIY bloggers and make actionable suggestions that can help improve anyone’s blog.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast

We Get to Know

What It’s About: “We Get to Know is a media company specializing in podcast creation, original & shared content, and short form interviews. We are interviewing your favorite creatives, innovators, business owners, influencers and bloggers from a variety of industries”. (source)

Why You’ll Love It: This podcast is broken down into two niches – food bloggers, and lifestyle/travel bloggers. You get to learn about the influencer’s business from start to finish and hear about their successes and failures along the way. I’ve discovered many new sites that I love from this podcast.

Check it out: Listen to the podcast


So, there you have it – the 17 podcasts about blogging that you must download. TODAY!

I would love to hear what blogging podcasts you love and if you’ve listened to any of the above suggestions.




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10 comments on “18 Podcasts About Blogging You MUST Download!”

  1. Thank you so much for including my podcast Sarah!  I truly appreciate it.  And now I have to listen to the ones I’ve never heard of!  Great list! 🙂

  2. What a great list of podcasts! I’m honored to have the Chopped Podcast included on your list too! I still get comments from people about how they loved our conversation, Sarah! You are a gem…and I agree with others that I’m so glad you didn’t quit blogging. Onward and upward!

    • Talking with you during that episode was such an honor because I have learned so much from you and your guests over the years. Thanks for all the amazing work you put into the show!

  3. I’m excited to add some of these to my playlist! Here is my list.

    David Tennant does a Podcast With…
    Strategy Hour
    Lean the F*ck Out
    CEO Vibes
    The Life Coach School
    Women of the Military
    Run Lift Mom
    You Need a Budget
    Bad With Money

    • I have only listened to one David Tennant episode and that was with Jennifer Gardner. It was good!

      You had mentioned Lean the F*ck Out a few times so I tried listening to it. I listened to three episodes and just could not get into it and I have no idea why!

      Is Bad With Money still doing new episodes? I liked to it for two seasons and then it just started to sound the same – whiny.

  4. uh oh – now I’ve got a bunch more podcasts I have to listen too 🙂 I’m so glad you never quit blogging!

  5. I *love* this post! Thank you for putting it together! I listen to food blogger pro, of course, but it will be awesome to have some others to listen to. And I need to check out your other podcast posts because I’m the same: can’t listen to too much business advice at once or i get overwhelmed.

    • You’re so welcome Nicole!

      For podcasts, I like to do: blogging, murder, blogging, politics, blogging, something funny, blogging, and so on and so on.