The on-demand market for podcasts is continuing to grow and there’s an obvious reason why, there’s impactful free content. Content is king when it comes podcasts and there is a lot of great content out there. Since 2008 podcast listenership has nearly doubled from 9% to 17% according to Journalism.org.
So why listen to podcasts?
There are plenty of startup founders, money experts, and people in your boat. People who are hustling everyday to make their dream a reality. Some people say podcasts are old news, but with the resurgence of insightful information and great content, podcasts are the secret weapons you should be listening to.
Let’s start with one of the most interesting podcasts you’ll listen to hosted by Alex Blumberg. Blumberg comes from the world of public radio with as former co-host of Planet Money and former producer of This American Life. The StartUP podcast puts you in the passenger seat with Alex as he hustles to start his newest venture, Gimlet Media. The podcast is exciting, crazy, honest, and of course nerve wracking. You get to hear Alex talk to investors, put time into his idea and struggle to make his idea come to life. Gimlet Media, which is a podcasting network now has 4 shows that are all exciting, weird and just the right amount of crazy.
Hosted by Carlos Gil and Tayo Rockson, the Hustle Culture puts together success stories from entrepreneurs and how to use Social Media to gain your ultimate goal. Both of these guys give you information that pushes you to keep on track with your goals.
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Ted Radio Hour
Why Ted? You’re always going to learn something and usually in a very interesting way. While your commuting cut the music and learn some new things.
Keep up with the global economy in a real and interesting podcast. Talks about the economy and money can be draining, but Planet Money changes that. You will always be entertained and in tune with great content.
Startup Life Hacks
Learn from people who started their own business and learn from some of their mistakes. This podcast keeps it real and is filled with great content.