Ecommerce changes fast...
And you need the best tools and tactics to stay on top of the industry.
Having listened to 100's of podcasts myself, most in Ecommerce, I decided to compile a comprehensive list of all the best Ecommerce podcasts, with a brief overview of their unique talent and angles, and present them to you here.
I also reached out to many of these shows to ask them for their favorite episodes, so that you can cut straight to the best of the best. See their responses below.
And let me know in the comments which one is your favorite!
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The Short List:
- The Unofficial Shopify Podcast
- The Amazing Seller
- Elevated Ecommerce
- 2x Ecommerce
- Ecommerce Momentum
- Bright Ideas EcommercePodcast
- Ecommerce Uncensored
- Entrepreneurs on Fire
- Ecommerce Influence
- The Side Hustle Show
- How I Built This
- My Wife Quit Her Job
- Ecommerce Master Plan
- Ecommerce Minutes
- Ecommerce Lifestyle
- Ecommerce Braintrust
- Ecommerce Empire Builders
- The Ultimate eComm Podcast
- The Syndicate
- Ecommerce Allstars
- Shopify Masters
- The Fizzle Show Podcast
- Smart Passive Income
- Retail Geek
- The #AskGaryVeeShow
- Nerd Marketing Ecommerce Podcast
- The Growth Show
- Keyword: The Official Amazon Insider
- The EcomCrew Ecommerce Podcast
- Thinks Out Loud: Ecommerceand Digital Strategy
- Ecommerce Paradise
- Masters Of Scale
- The Start Up Chat
- The Empire Flippers Podcast
- The Side Hustle School
- Future Commerce
Hosted by: Kurt Elster
Ratings: 4.8 stars on Apple Podcast
Best For: Marketing Tactics for Ecommerce Stores
The Unofficial Shopify Podcast is centered on inspiring, educating and entertaining their audience. Their content is focused around Ecommerce merchant journeys, their own experiences from client work and real life challenges.
- Lots of practical ideas you can quickly implement
- Tips that even small Ecommerce shops can implement
- great guest interviews
Kurt is great for learning about new apps, how other Shopify owners scaled and what tactics will help you grow quickly. If your looking for tips you can deploy tomorrow to fast track you growth this is a great place to start. The Klaviyo:BOS interview is a great first episode to start with packed with great advice.
- $38 million in 10 Weeks Selling Hover Boards -
- Live from Klaviyo:BOS Conference 2019 -
- How Ezra Firestone plans to make a million dollars on Black Friday (with this exact blueprint)
Hosted By: Andrew Younderian
Ratings: 4.9 Stars on Stitcher and Apple
Ecommerce Fuel is focused on teaching you specific, actionable steps from experts in the Ecommerce space on how to grow your online store.
Best For: Broader Changes in Ecommerce Market
- The podcast shares Ecommerce strategies with larger scale business owners in the $100,000-$1,000,000 range.
- The podcast keeps listeners ahead of key industry trends, covering such topics as pricing strategy, ad platforms, and hiring.
- Andrew Younderian, himself an accomplished entrepreneur, brings industry leaders onto the show to wrestle with a diversity of practical business issues.
Ecommerce trends are constantly changing, and with the amount of information available it is nearly impossible to run a business and keep up with important developments in the industry. Listening to a podcast by experienced specialists in Ecommerce helps insure your business will not be blindsided by changes in hiring practices, consumer preferences, the competitive landscape, etc. However beyond merely defensive tactics to stay ahead of trends, the podcast provides a basis for actionable solutions to boost profitability.
- Shrinking a Business to Save It
- Lessons From My Most Recent Hire
- Takeaways from the 2019 State of the Merchant Report
Hosted by: Scott Voelker
Ratings: 4.8 stars on Apple Podcasts
Best for: Sales Strategies
Scott Voelker covers marketing strategies, case studies and interviews specific to Ecommerce. This show covers topics like product selection, private labeling, sourcing suppliers, promotions, marketing, list building, brand building, Amazon PPC, Facebook PPC and everything that works (and doesn't work) to help you better understand how to build a successful business you can be proud of.
- Learn about growing your online business with Amazon-related strategies. Despite being amazon related the topics are still broadly applicable to nearly every online business.
- Scott Voelker gives business owners ideas for improving sales and addresses questions that many business owners need addressing.
- The podcast focuses on simplicity in its messaging but gives owners clear strategic direction for improving their online operations.
Scott will provide new strategies and techniques you can implement to drive sales. Implementing strategies that have already been proven by other Ecommerce business owners can dramatically reduce the risk of failure and grow your business faster.
- How to GROW and SCALE Current Business (Private Coaching Call and Exposed Opportunity)
- (EXPOSING Growth Opportunities) 7 Step Simplified ECOM Formula Breakdown
- How to Create a Profit Machine on Auto-Pilot using Email (Example and Steps)
Hosted By: Ben Cummings
Ratings: 4.8 stars on Apple Podcast
Best for: Ecommerce Tactics
Ben Cummings and Traian Turcu teach you how to improve your Ecommerce tactics on platforms like Shopify, Walmart, eBay and Amazon. What separates this podcast is the focus on business efficiency and productivity. Topics include ways to find inefficiencies and remove them, improving personal and employee performance, and addressing critical stress points for business owners.
- This podcast focuses less on driving top line sales, and more on increasing business efficiency and profitability.
- Topics include ways to find inefficiencies and remove them, improving personal and employee performance, and addressing critical stress points for business owners.
Pouring traffic down your marketing funnels is great but maximizing conversions is even better. This podcast will help you identify tactics you can use to improve your marketing efforts and convert more of that work into bottom line revenue. Along the way, Ben and Traian will offer strategies to reduce stress and burnout every entrepreneur encounters at some point managing their business.
Ben and Traian Recommend:
- Amazon Attribution: New Game Changer for Third Party Sellers?
- The Future of Amazon for Sellers?
- The $20 Million Amazon Seller with Nathan Hirsch
Hosted by: Kunle Campbell
Rating: 5.0 stars on Apple Podcasts
Best For: Explosive Growth
“2X Ecommerce Podcast is an Ecommerce Podcast Show dedicated to rapid growth and scale in online retail. It neither for enterprise nor for micro retailers. It is geared to helping ambitious online retailers looking at scaling by 2X, 3X or even 10x. I hand pick the guests that come on the show to share their expertise and experience. My criteria is based on one question: Can my guests’ provide valuable information and insights to help you my listeners rapidly grow metrics such as conversions, average order value, repeat customers, traffic and ultimately sales?”
- This podcast focuses on creating explosive growth for business owners with strategies that prepare a business for becoming much larger.
- The podcast covers issues like automation for ads, high volume product sourcing methods, and sales channel diversification.
- Listening to this podcast will equip owners to rapidly increase sales.
Businesses can often reach frustrating plateaus. While having consistent sales is nice this podcast will equip business owners with the tools to break through that plateau and achieve larger sustainable revenues.
- Eve Sleep Grew 10X in 2-Years w/ Co-Founder Jas Bagniewski
- How Josh Elizetxe Is Building an 8-Figure World Class Beauty Tech Brand
- HOOKED: Building a Habit Forming Ecommerce Business – Nir Eyal
- This Is What Happens When Kim Kardashian Endorses Your Brand – LuMee case
Hosted By: Stephen Peterson
Ratings: 4.7 stars on Apple Podcast
Best For: Overcoming Hurdles and Growing Your Ecommerce Business.
“We interview the top Amazon, eBay and Ecommerce sellers in the world. Learn how to sell on Amazon, learn how to sell on eBay and become a better FBA seller by listening to top lifestyle business sellers in the world.”
- This podcast focuses more on 3Ps, People, Product and Processes.
- This podcast will help you move out of your sticking points in starting out and growing your Ecommerce business and be able to go on a higher level.
- Each episode brings you actionable steps from Ecommerce business owners to start and grow your business.
Business moves in different ways, but there are two moves that a business usually goes to, Forward and Backwards. We may also find ourselves “stuck in between” wherein we have no idea on how to move forward and we are definitely afraid to move backwards. The only solution is to move forward, so how are we going to do that? - Get the momentum to go forward.
- Dan Wentworth – Team work really does make the dream work when selling on Amazon
- Andy Slamans – Amazon brand building today is different, it takes being different from your many competitors
- Paul Miller – The power of product licensing to grow your Amazon Business
Hosted by: Guy Raz
Ratings: 4.8 stars on Apple Podcasts
Best For: Stories of Success
“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.”
- This podcast dives into the stories of successful companies and how they got to where they are today.
- By listening to these stories business owners can leverage others’ experience by learning from their mistakes and successes to optimize their business strategies.
- Stories are also effective ways to teach memorable lessons. Most people will not remember information from a textbook past a few months at most, but an effective story can stick with you for years.
- Additionally, stories about other business owners’ struggles and eventual success can inspire business owners who are struggling with their own businesses.
Business owners will find increased motivation to press on with their business which creates a positive corporate culture, improving employee productivity and lowering turnover. The memorable lessons from stories will increase the knowledge bank of entrepreneurs and give them new ideas and tools to identify problems confronting their own business which lowers the owner's stress in difficult situations and increases the likelihood of finding a solution to an issue.
Hosted by: Steve Chou
Ratings: 4.9 stars on Apple Podcast
Best For: Actionable Advice and Tools for Bootstrapping
“The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast is an interview-based show where I bring in small business entrepreneurs who are killing it online. But there’s a twist. All of the entrepreneurs on my show bootstrapped their businesses and started their own ventures to improve their lifestyle in some way.”
- This podcast definitely seems to focus on the practical elements of running a business online.
- The podcast interviews entrepreneurs with online business and specific things they are doing to improve their business.
- These topics range from how to build a Facebook Messenger bot to avoiding counterfeits in amazon.
- The topics are laser focused on action items that can immediately be used to improve your business.
The specificity of this podcast will help guide a business owner through immediate changes that can be made to improve their sales or take protective measures against looming issues. A listener may hear an interview with an entrepreneur who is talking about amazon add strategies and be able to implement new amazon add to improve sales before the day is over.
Hosted by: Chloe Thomas
Ratings: 5.0 stars on Apple Podcast
Best For: Actionable Marketing and Growth Advice
Trying to work out how to acquire more customers? Need to improve customer retention? Or just looking for some reassurance you’re on the right track? That’s what the Ecommerce MasterPlan is here for. Every week we interview an e-Commerce business person (owner, manager or marketer) with a fascinating insight into successful online retailing. Their business might be a UK mail order retailer, an online only store for Australia, or a brick and clicks business from the USA – but every one of them is doing something we can all learn from. Listen for advice on what to do next, the reassurance you’re heading in the right direction and all the inspiration you need to grow your Ecommerce business without losing your life in the process!”
- This podcast focuses on the practical with more of an emphasis on the marketing and sales side of online business.
- Some of their recent interviews have included viral marketing strategies, controlling your brand, and doubling sales by building a community.
- This podcast can help business owners improve their business marketing and messaging to customers.
With so many other online businesses having clear marketing and branding is critical to have a product that stands out. Good branding, marketing, and sales can skyrocket sales. The advice from experts on the show can equip business owners to stay competitive in the competitive online landscape.
Hosted by: John Suder, Bart Mroz and Brittany Blackman
Ratings: 5.0 stars on Apple Podcasts
Best For: Quick Market News
“The Ecommerce Minute is your daily dose of Ecommerce, tech and retail news, with your hosts John Suder, Bart Mroz, and Brittany Blackman. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy, Ecommerce consulting firm with offices in Brooklyn, NY, and Philadelphia”
- Most business owners are business and don’t have hours to spend listening to every business podcast out there.
- This podcast helps business owners stay abreast of current market dynamics.
- Understanding how the market is changing on a daily basis lets owners change their strategies and pivot products before they are hurt by a change.
Reacting quickly to industry changes can keep business owners from losing sales due to an industry change and even to position products to capitalize on those changes. Knowledge is key and having access knowledge can help ensure a business's survivability in a complex and competitive industry.
Hosted by: Anton Kraly
Ratings: 4.9 stars on Apple Podcasts
Best For: Financial Freedom and Quality of Life
“The Ecommerce Lifestyle podcast with Anton Kraly is here to serve successful store owners looking to increase revenue, automate operations, and become an authority in their niche. Our mission is to empower freedom through entrepreneurship.”
- This podcast is less focused on the strategy of Ecommerce and more focused on how to create financial freedom and run a business without sacrificing your quality of life.
- While the podcast has some strategy and tactics the focus is on the stories of people who have achieved freedom through business and how they got to that point.
- The podcast will leave listeners with ways to keep their business from taking all their time.
Business owners that are stressed out will learn some automation techniques that free up their time either to grow the business more or take some time to enjoy other aspects of life. Either way business owners would certainly benefit from the time savings.
Found on: iTunes
Hosted By: Justin Cooke and Joe Magnotti
Ratings: 4.9 ratings on Apple Podcast.
Best For: Investing in Online Businesses
The Empire Flippers Podcast discusses buying and selling websites, investing in online assets and businesses, and the successes and failures that come with online entrepreneurship.
- Helps you decide which online businesses are worth buying
- Investing in Ecommerce focus
- Great interviews with successful online investors
The Empire Flippers Podcast is a great place to learn the ins and outs of buying online businesses. If your looking to get into Ecommerce by buying an existing company or looking to sell your own, this is a great podcast to listen too.