Practical Ecommerce

10 Helpful Podcasts for Ecommerce Merchants

Podcasts can cover a range of business topics including ecommerce and marketing. But not all are created equal. Here are 10 that provide practical, helpful content. Some relate specifically to ecommerce, while others deal more generally with online marketing and technology.

Ecommerce Podcasts

eCom Experts

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eCom Experts is hosted by Yahoo! store expert Shawna Seigel.

eCom Experts is hosted by Yahoo! store expert Shawna Seigel.

eCom Experts, part of the Webmaster Radio network, offers tips on how to be successful selling online. It is hosted by Yahoo! store and ecommerce expert Shawna Seigel. A new episode airs every 12 days and average 44 minutes.

Power Selling Mom Radio

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Host Danna Crawford is an eBay Hall of Fame member.

Host Danna Crawford is an eBay Hall of Fame member.

Practical eCommerce contributor and eBay Hall of Fame winner has a weekly show on Blog Talk Radio targeted to eBay sellers. Crawford covers a range of ecommerce topics including buying and selling tips, marketing your business, and ways to improve shipping and cut costs.

eBay Radio

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eBay Radio includes live and archived shows.

eBay Radio includes live and archived shows.

eBay Radio includes both live and archived shows. Discussions cover topics of interest to eBay sellers. Shows air very Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pacific time. Archived versions of the show are at Voice Marketing Radio and via iTunes and RSS.

7-Minute Ecommerce Podcast

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7-Minute Ecommerce Podcast targets small to medium-sized merchants.

7-Minute Ecommerce Podcast targets small to medium-sized merchants.

Hosted by long-time Practical eCommerce contributor , the 7-Minute Ecommerce Podcast is designed to help small and mid-sized merchants improve their businesses. Topics include online retail marketing, social media, operations, customer service and more. New episodes are broadcast an average of two times per month.

RRB Radio

RRB Radio stands for “The River, The Ranch, and the Bay.” The show, hosted by Melinda Jackson and Joe Adamson, airs live every Wednesday at 8:08 p.m. Eastern time and focuses on topics related to Amazon (the river), Bonanza (the range) and eBay (the bay). The show interviews ecommerce experts and invites callers to join in.

Marketing Podcasts

Duct Tape Marketing

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Duct Tape Marketing podcast offers marketing tips, tactics and resources.

Duct Tape Marketing podcast offers marketing tips, tactics and resources.

Duct Tape Marketing founder John Jantsch is a highly regarded small-business-marketing expert. He first started podcasting in 2005. New recordings are produced twice per month on average and include interviews with well-known authors, experts and thought leaders who share business marketing tips, tactics and resources.

Social Media Marketing Podcast

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This show is produced by Social Media Examiner.

This show is produced by Social Media Examiner.

The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show to help marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing. The show is produced by Social Media Examiner and hosted by SME founder Michael Stelzner. Episodes appear weekly and include interviews with leading Internet marketing experts.

Marketing Technology Blog

The Marketing Technology Blog, hosted by Internet marketing consultant Douglas Karr, discusses a number of online marketing topics including search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, inbound marketing, email marketing, social media, and more. The show airs on Blog Talk Radio.

Technology Podcasts

PandoWeekly

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Tech blog Pando Daily recently started this weekly podcast.

Tech blog Pando Daily recently started this weekly podcast.

Popular technology blog Pando Daily has just started a podcast on Blog Talk Radio called PandoWeekly, which airs on Fridays. The half-hour show includes interviews with entrepreneurs, investors, and others to discuss the latest in technology.

TWiT.tv

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21 video and audio podcasts comprise the TWiT.tv network.

21 video and audio podcasts comprise the TWiT.tv network.

TWiT, which stands for “This Week in Tech,” was started in 2005 by Emmy Award winning technology broadcaster Leo LaPorte. The network has 21 online shows that include both video and audio podcasts. Twit.tv provides news, commentary, help, how-to tips, and perspective on the latest trends in digital technology.

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Comments ( 3 )

  1. Monty Campbell July 3, 2013 Reply

    Really helpful information on podcasts I did no know. Very good list for the newbie just learning podcasting. I would add on there Cliff Ravenscraft of Podcast Answerman & Pat Flynn of SmartPassiveIncome to help with really understanding the online economy.

  2. Kathy Simpson July 20, 2013 Reply

    Interesting list Paul. I invite you to check out That Kat Radio, targeting eBay and Amazon Sellers growing their businesses. We are in iTunes or you can find us at ThatKatRadio.com

  3. Ydeveloper October 23, 2013 Reply

    In today’s competitive environment for ecommerce, a merchant can learn from the podcast how to be successful in ecommerce that how to manage and promote their business. There are lot of areas in ecommerce which are important to get noticed.

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