Top 10 Podcasts for Online Business Owners and Entrepreneurs in 2016

Updated on June 14, 2020

Smart Passive Income Podcast

For many people the Smart Passive Income Podcast is the premier podcast for online business owners seeking passive or semi-passive income. This is a well-deserved title as the show is one of the most valuable podcasts of its kind.

It has a winning combination of outstanding guests, the knowledge and experience of host Pat Flynn and the addition of a little light-hearted nerdiness. The podcast is a very genuine exploration of how everyone can put in the hard work to set themselves up for passive income streams in the future.

Pat Flynn is all about transparency as well, so he provides an extraordinarily valuable resource to those wanting to know exactly what work needs to go into getting exactly what results - and what sort of income to expect.

The Host of "Smart Passive Income Podcast' Pat Flynn

Side Hustle Show

The Side Hustle Show is hosted by a jack-of-all-trade entrepreneur - Nick Loper. The episodes are fantastic with a real laid back feel, gentle comedy from Nick and plenty of varied value from him and his guests.

Nick's perspective is great because he has experience with many different types of business from a very grass-roots level both on and offline. This makes the show really approachable for regular people just wanting to get into a 'side-hustle' or those who have only been doing it for a short while

. In saying that, much of the content is also appicable for people who are familiar with business as well, so the show is an all-round great fit for a wide spectrum of listeners.

Host of the 'Side Hustle Show' Nick Loper Giving A TED Talk

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The Introvert Entrepreneur Podcast

This is a refreshing podcast. It has a feel quite different to most other business podcasts and it provides a podcast that speaks to a certain type of person - the introvert. There is a lot more content that speaks about introspection and the internal game - especially how it relates to introverts.

The feel of the podcast is also far more composed - serene even - than many other business podcasts that can sometimes contain a lot more showmanship.

Authority Self-Publishing Podcast

This is a fairly new podcast, but co-host Steve Scott is no stranger to podcasting as he recently stopped hosting his former podcast - Self-Publishing Questions Podcast. Steve hosts the show with fellow authors Barry Davenport and Ron Clendenin

The show is a good combination of guest input and discussion by the co-hosts.It is a definite must-listen for anyone contemplating self-publishing their own book. It goes into all aspects of the process: cover design, length of books, mindset for productivity and even marketing.

Problogger Podcast

Darren Rowse is recognized as one of the foremost authorities on blogging. He is the owner of both and the Digital Photography School website as well, and he has more than a decade of blogging experience. This shines through as he tackles every aspect of blogging that you can imagine.

Darren is also very accessible on other platforms - including Periscope.

Host of 'Problogger Podcast' Darren Rowse talking Affiliate Marketing

Entrepreneur on Fire

This podcast ensures that you always have something inspiring and business focussed to listen to. The episodes have a very clear structure and the uniformity is nice - you know what you are going to get each time: a little inspiration, some tips, the benefit of other business owners experience.

If you are just discovering the podcast, you will have a generous back catalogue to work your way through as the podcast has more than a thousand episodes to date.

Travel Like A Boss Podcast

This podcast is hosted by Johnny FD, a well-know entrepreneur in the Digital Nomad community. Johnny FD lives a location independent life and advocates the same on his podcast. He is all about "travelling like a boss, by being your own boss" as stated by the tagline of his podcast.

The show is primarily created around interviews conducted by Johnny with other location independent workers that he meets on his travels and passing through his 'home base' of Chiang Mai in Thailand.

Johnny also shares his insights on his blog at and on his You Tube Channel. This podcast is fantastic for anyone looking to start a location independdent business - and especially those looking to make use of geographical arbitrage to reduce their expenses in the early days of the business.

The Travel Like A Boss Podcast would also suit anyone looking to get into Dropshipping or Course creation - two areas that Johnny FD focuses on among other areas.

Johnny FD of the 'Travel Like A Boss Podcast' Discusses Success as a Digital Nomad

2 Create A Website Podcast

Another original podcast, the 2 Create A Website Podcast only comes out once a month on the 15th. What's special about this podcast is the fact that it is really well-thought out by long time online entrepreneur Lisa Irby.

Each episode involves Lisa sharing her thoughts on a particular aspect of online business. She is really focussed on providing value on the nitty gritty sort of details that a lot of other podcasts don't bother to address.

Lisa is involved with blogging, affiliate marketing, course creation and t-shirt sales to a large degree and her podcasts often reflect her interest in these areas.

As Told By Nomads Podcast

Another one for the travelling location independent business owners and digital nomads. Host Tayo Rockson interviews nomads and entrepreneurs and brings the value of their experiences and insight to your ear buds.

Tayo Rockson has a lot to share as he himself has a lot of business experience as the founding editor of BrandEdU and the CEO of UYD Media and considering his experience travelling and living around the world.

What Now? Why Not Try A Podcast Binge...

If most of these are new to you consider checking each one of them out and seeing how they work for you? Download an episode of each podcast, take a walk and see which one suits your listening style and business and learning needs.

Happy Listening!

This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.


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      Tayo Rockson 

      3 years ago

      Thank you so much for including me in this list!

    • Rota profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago

      Cheers FlourishAnyway, I am a big podcast listener. It's a great way to self-educate while getting other things done.

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      4 years ago from USA

      Great topics for entrepreneurs and thank you for providing these resources.


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