The Best Podcasts for Influencers, Entrepreneurs, and Bloggers

by Amanda Lederman


we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite podcasts!

Explore the wonderful world of podcasts and get ready to learn from the best in every business.

In case you haven’t noticed, podcasts are EVERYWHERE! Many early podcast adapters have found a new way to connect with their audiences and gone on to create thriving business models with sponsored episodes. We’ve listed a few binge-worthy podcasts in every category from business, to blogging, to entertainment, and more. These podcasts will give you the tools to thrive in the workplace, own your side-hustle, and crush it in life! We hope you enjoy them and comment with your personal favs.

Black Women About Business

BWAB was created to provide sacred business and wellness support for black female leaders and entrepreneurs. The podcast brings together some of the best and the brightest black females doing their thing in business and life. It touches on topics that are nearest and dearest to black women and keeps it real every step of the way. Viewers will be informed, inspired, and transformed as a result of the Black Women About Business podcast.

Bad on Paper

Your new internet besties give you a weekly dose of books, banter, and the folks you should be following. Join 30-something reading enthusiasts and real life best friends, #BlogHer19 Creators Summit Speaker Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman, every month for a book club featuring a read you won’t be able to put down. In between, they’re joined by guests for conversations on careers, dating, fashion, and more.

Been There. Built That.

Peek behind the scenes for the honest, informal chats before and after the cameras roll on MSNBC’s Your Business. Hosted by journalist, entrepreneur, and #BlogHer18 The Pitch Emcee, JJ Ramberg, the show features in-depth interviews with successful founders, CEOs and decision makers about the challenges and triumphs of building and growing a business. You’ll want to listen to Been There. Built That. for answers to questions like, how to turn a no into a yes, and how to pivot in a crisis.

Almost 30 Podcast

Inspired by transitioning from your twenties to your thirties, almost 30’s mission is to provide you with the tools and motivation you need to propel your personal growth and to navigate any transition in your life. Tune in for a new episode every Tuesday and Thursday to hear honest conversations about topics like wellness, entrepreneurship, spirituality and self-development from Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik.

HollywoodLife Podcast

Hollywoodlife's podcast brings you discussion, debate and the inside scoop on all the biggest breaking celebrity news! Plus, candid conversations with top TV, music and movie stars. Hosted by Hollywoodlife's Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Fuller, she'll also share her personal celebrity experiences from her infamous career as a top American editor.

Hungry Girl: Chew The Right Thing!

SHE Media Partner Network’s Lisa Lillien, a.k.a. Hungry Girl, is obsessed with food. Through bestselling cookbooks, a daily email with 1 million+ subscribers, a magazine, and more, her Hungry Girl empire delivers healthy recipes that are easy and delicious. Hungry Girl delivers tips and tricks, smart food finds, and real-world survival strategies for your inner Hungry Girl. Now she’s reaching fellow food lovers like never before! Each food-themed episode is packed with personal stories, taste tests of better-for-you finds, foodie pop culture and news, Q&A with fans, fun food facts, and special surprises.

Betches Podcasts

Let’s be real, we couldn’t possibly pick just one podcast from this incredible lineup. We were #blessed to have two of the Co-Founders of Betches, CEO Aleen Kuperman and CCO Jordana Abraham, as speakers at #BlogHer18 Creators Summit. From pop culture, news and politics, to wellness, dating, and true crime, Betches Media has what you need. Listen to all of them and thank us later.

Absolutely Not

"Absolutely not" to legitimately everything. Comedian Heather McMahan creates a safe-space to tell all and bitch about the rest. No topics are off-limits as we break down the everyday struggles of doing the most, and the least, at the same damn time. Listen for the humor, authentic discussion or call in the Hotline or should we say "Absolutely NOT-Line" with your life complaints. Get ready to discuss it all.

Side Hustle Pro

Side Hustle Pro spotlights bold black women entrepreneurs who have scaled from side-hustle to profitable business. Join Chief Side Hustler turned full-time entrepreneur Nicaila Matthews Okome for your weekly installment of Side Hustle Pro and learn actionable strategies to start small and get going–wherever and whoever you are. Side Hustle Pro features interviews with inspiring black women entrepreneurs including Myleik Teele of CurlBox, Lisa Price of Carol's Daughter, Nicole Walters of The Monetized Life, Maya Elious of Built to Impact, and more!

The Balanced Blonde Podcast

Listen in on discussions about everything from young entrepreneurial blogging life to wellness, friendship, branding a business, writing, and so much more. On each episode, #BlogHer19 Health Speaker, Jordan Younger, interviews someone in her life who has set their soul on fire and is doing awesome things. Get to know Jordan better through this podcast that offers a glimpse into her life and the people she is closest to!

Highest Self Podcast

Author, Wellness Personality, and #BlogHer19 Health Speaker, Sahara Rose, is a fresh young voice for the modern spiritual movement. Deepak Chopra has even called Sahara "a leading voice in the millennial generation into the new paradigm shift". In her podcast, she shares how you can tune into your unique gifts, find your purpose, live in your Dharma and blossom into your highest self. From understanding your mission on this planet to sharing it with the world, this podcast is the spiritual friend you wish you had and will lift you up on all levels. Namaste!

The Clever Girls Know Podcast

A podcast for women on all things MONEY! Clever Girl Finance is a financial education platform, that empowers women to ditch debt, save money and build real wealth! If you’re looking to improve, maintain or build upon your wealth, this one is for you.

Girls Gotta Eat

Have you ever thought about those guys who will sleep with you, never text you back, but shamelessly stalk your Instagram for months? Do you ever think you should ditch dating apps altogether and meet people in the wild? Or ponder how to get over a breakup when you feel like you're gonna die? This is the type of #RealTalk we all have been looking for and you can hear it on Girls Gotta Eat. This hilarious podcast is hosted by #BlogHer19 Food Speaker Rayna Greenberg and Ashley Hesseltine and will be your go-to guide to dating in 2019.