It’s hard to believe it, but it has been over two years since I started the #SmallBizChat Podcast, back in October 2019. As I said when we originally announced the podcast, “This podcast will be a way for you to learn even more about what I believe it takes to be successful in business.” And that is exactly what we have done, featuring in-depth interviews with guest experts as well as personal stories and advice on things that I have learned in my own journey.
2021 was an incredible year for the #SmallBizChat Podcast, and it really struck me as I was reviewing the list of the best small business podcasts of 2021. This is a list of my most-listened-to episodes from this year, and they cover everything from sales and marketing to finance and mindset.
If you missed any of these best small business podcasts, check them out below! You can also find us by searching #SmallBizChat Podcast on iTunes or Google Play or going here.
10 Best Small Business Podcasts of 2021
This list of my best small business podcasts of 2021 includes a link to the show note write-ups where you can learn more about the episode and listen in. Check out the best-of-the-best below!
1. Boost Your Small Business Cash Flow with Eliot Buchanan
Topping the list of my best small business podcasts of 2021 is an incredible episode with Eliot Buchanan of Plastiq, a company that helps small businesses send and receive payments via credit card or cash for any expense. Eliot shares tips on how small business owners can take control of their money, advice for owners looking for funding, and predictions for the small business community.
2. Business Marketing and SEO with John Jantsch
In this popular episode of the #SmallBizChat podcast, I speak with John Jantsch, a marketing consultant, TEDx speaker, best-selling author, and founder of Duct Tape Marketing. During our interview, John shares a wide variety of advice on marketing: attracting clients, keeping up with social media, using pop-up windows, building an SEO roadmap, and more.
3. Attracting Corporate Sponsorships with Linda Hollander
Linda Hollander is the author of Corporate Sponsorship in 3 Easy Steps. This one makes the list of best small business podcasts of 2021 because it is ultra-focused on what you can do to gain corporate sponsorships and how to identify the right sponsors that will fit with your brand.
4. How to Take Any Business to 7 Figures with Steve Dailey
Steve Dailey is a coach who guides entrepreneurs in reaching their financial and life goals. In this episode, he talks about the “secrets” you need to generate more money and scale your small business, including a breakdown of his “7 Triggers to 7 Figures” strategy.
5. 3 Money Moves for Small Business with Tim King
In this episode of the #SmallBizChat Podcast, Tim King from Monarchy & Kings Inc. discussed the money moves small businesses should make during the pandemic. The episode ran in January 2021, but his advice is still highly relevant today!
6. Getting Your Back Office Tight with Dee Taylor-Jolley
Dee Taylor-Jolley is known as the “Back Office Boss,” and in this episode, you will learn how she gained that title! In addition to clarifying what ‘back office’ means, she explains why using back-office support and outsourcing is essential to ALL small businesses.
7. Solving the People Problem with Brett Cooper
It is no wonder that this episode made my list of the best small business podcasts of 2021. After all, Brett Cooper’s book, Solving the People Problem, was the number one book on Entrepreneur’s 2021 Must-Read list! Whether you have read the book or not, you will love the tips he shares on how you can support your employees as you steer your business through challenging times.
8. Boost Your Industry Icon Status with Dr. Catrise Austin
Dr. Catrise Austin knows a thing or two about reaching ‘icon status.’ After all, she is an award-winning cosmetic dentist to the stars, including models, athletes, actors, and big names such as Cardi B. and Wendy Williams. In this episode, she shares tips on how you can develop your unique icon status too.
9. The Art of Selling Your Business with John Warrillow
John Warrillow is a best-selling author, and before he came on this episode of the #SmallBIzChat Podcast, he had just released his latest book, The Art of Selling Your Business. You’ll want to listen in to discover what you need to know before you start the processing of selling your company, mistakes to avoid, and the one thing that makes a company more valuable.
10. The Business Mindset with Dr. Lorneth Peters
Rounding out my list of the ten best small business podcasts of 2021 is an interview with Dr. Lorneth Peters, a Small Business Champion and the Tennessee Small Business Development Center Director. In our interview, we talk about the common traits of successful entrepreneurs, the first steps to take when starting a business, and more.
So, there you have it, my best small business podcasts of 2021! Check out the links above to explore the episodes you missed, and make sure to subscribe so you can get the latest episodes in 2022.
Did your favorite episode make the list of best small business podcasts this year? Chime in if you want to give a shout-out to other episodes you enjoyed in 2021!
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