Ecommerce Blog

Insights and analysis for better multichannel selling

15 Ecommerce Podcasts That’ll Make You An Ecommerce Whiz

Accessing valuable resources and information has become easier with smartphones, as well as mobile and desktop apps. One of the best ways to obtain information and learn from others is through podcasts.

It’s convenient, easy to access, and can be listened to at your own convenience. Today, you can find plenty of podcasts surrounding the topic of ecommerce on iTunes and other podcast apps.

In this post, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best ecommerce podcasts to help you become an ecommerce maestro.

1. eCommerceFuel

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

eCommerceFuel is a private community with approximately 1,000 store owners and professionals. Their podcast focuses on sharing valuable tips and strategies for ecommerce merchants. Founder and podcast host, Andrew Youderian, is an experienced entrepreneur who has started and sold a number of ecommerce stores. In each episode, Youderian invites industry experts to share their advice on creating and growing a profitable ecommerce store, including store operations, branding, finance, buying and selling stores, and more.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 56 “Michael Dubin of Dollar Shave Club” features Michael Dubin, founder of subscription shave service, DollarShaveClub.com. He talks about his experience launching his brand with a fantastic viral video. Since then, his company has grown extensively. Dubin shares his tips on using videos to tell a story, on building a brand, and on using social media to grow his business.

2. Build My Online Store

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

With cover 190 podcast episodes, Build My Store Online’s podcast is focused solely on ecommerce and first began as an interview show. Since then the formal interview format has been changed and podcast hosts, Travis Marziani and Terry Lin, now share their stories on ecommerce and online marketing. Both of them run their own stores and in the podcast, they share their experiences, challenges, and give a glimpse behind the scenes of their business.

They offer helpful advice to help listeners get their first business off the ground.

Recommended Episode

Episode 177 “Using Data to Tighten Your Conversions” is great for those who love big data and analytics! Marziani and Lin talk about using data to drive conversion for your online store, analyzing traffic sources, landing pages, bounce rates, split-testing, and more.

3. eCommerce Momentum

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

Stephen Peterson, host of eCommerce Momentum, is an online seller with stores on Amazon, eBay, and Etsy. In addition to sharing his experiences in new businesses, Peterson invites different guests to share the lessons they’ve learned and their most valuable experiences as ecommerce sellers.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 31 “Dan Miller – Wisdom meets Passion proves out an eCommerce model as he carries out his life’s Mission, helping others without expectations!” interviews Dan Miller, a business owner with his own radio/show and podcast as well. In this interview, Miller talks about creating content and leveraging it across different platforms to generate leads.

4. The Ask Jordan Podcast

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: YouTube

If you haven’t heard of Jordan Malik, he is a best selling author, award-winning Amazon Seller, and host of The Ask Jordan podcast. Malik offers tips to ecommerce merchants on ways to improve sales and profits for their online store. With his success on eBay and Amazon, The Ask Jordan podcast is perfect for Amazon sellers to help them improve product sourcing, selling, and shop reputation.

Recommended Episode

Episode 84 “How to get more Positive Feedback from Buyers” shares tips and tools that can help generate feedback more quickly. Feedback is critical for business owners when they first open a store on Amazon. It helps them make critical decisions that can improve their strategies to drive business to their Amazon store.

5. The Smart Passive Income

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Google Play

With over 250 podcasts to date, Pat Flynn, host of The Smart Passive Income podcast, is a full-time online entrepreneur that was laid off from his job back in 2008. His podcast focuses on running businesses online and optimizing for passive income. From automation, crowdsourcing, SEO, affiliate marketing, blogging, and social media, the podcast covers everything that can help you achieve success for your online business.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 227 “15 Entrepreneurs Answer: What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting My Own Business” is great for those looking to start their business ecommerce business. In this episode, Flynn speaks with 15 entrepreneurs about the mistakes, challenges, and struggles when starting their business.

6. My Wife Quit Her Job

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

The My Wife Quit Her Job podcast is hosted by Steve Chou, a man who started an online store with his wife after she had quit her job to take care of their child. The podcast is a series of personal interviews in which successful entrepreneurs share their story behind building an online business without risking large financial savings and sacrificing family and relationships.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 137 “How To Get Free Traffic And Sales To An Ecommerce Store With Neil Patel” focuses on driving traffic and sales to your online store. An interview with New York Times best selling author, top entrepreneur, and marketer, Neil Patel, they reveal traffic sources to help kick start ecommerce websites and tips on a successful content marketing strategy.

7.Shopify Masters

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: SoundCloud

What better way to learn about ecommerce marketing than from the ecommerce software giant, Spotify, themselves? Their podcast, Shopify Masters, provides actionable strategies and advice surrounding ecommerce marketing. Each week, the host interviews different entrepreneurs and Shopify merchants to share their experiences in building businesses, challenges they’ve encountered, and learning experiences on achieving success with their store.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 7 “Finesse the Pug (Through Facebook Ads)” interviews The Passionate Pug’s store owner, Kwaku Nornoo, an entrepreneur who runs a store selling unique pug merchandise and who utilized Facebook advertising to market his niche products. This episode talks about generating sales, Facebook ad targeting, and finding passionate customers.

8. eCommerce Pulse

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Player.fm

The host of eCommerce Pulse is a web designer, Shopify expert and ecommerce entrepreneur, Leighton Taylor. He works with clients to help them build their Shopify websites. In his podcast he talks about a variety of different ways for business owners to grow their ecommerce sites, including social media tactics, influencer marketing, content strategies, A/B testing, website optimization and more.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 59 “Effective Abandoned Cart Campaigns with Jordan Gal” is about a common issue that ecommerce merchants often encounter – abandoned carts. Joined by Jordan Gal from CartHook, a software to help ecommerce businesses, they discuss email marketing tactics that can recover abandoned carts and increase store revenue from existing website store traffic.

9. Ecommerce Influence

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

The Ecommerce Influence podcast is hosted by ecommerce marketing experts, Austin Brawner and Chad Vanags. This podcast is great for online marketing executives and ecommerce business owners looking for strategies to master their ecommerce marketing and branding.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 100 “How to Find & Start Something That Matters”  is great for individuals thinking about starting their online business. In this episode, Vanags and Brawner talk about how they were able to find and start a business that was meaningful.

10. Forever Jobless

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

Forever Jobless’ podcasts is hosted by serial entrepreneur, Billy Murphy. He shares his journey and ventures for his ecommerce stores. In his podcasts, he invites other entrepreneurs and mentors to share their experiences in starting their own business.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 73 “$170,000 Outside The Box E-Commerce Store Sale, with Andrew Youderian” is an interview with eCommerceFuel’s Andrew Youderian. Youderian talks about selling his ecommerce store and the unique process behind it.

11. The Conversion Podcast

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

The Conversion Podcast covers everything about optimizing for ecommerce merchants. Each episode, the hosts invite conversion rate optimization experts, website owners, or optimization software developers to share valuable advice that can help ecommerce merchants to increase their conversion rate.

Recommended Episode: 

Episode 16 “Neuromarketing and Conversions with Roger Dooley” invites writer, Roger Dooley, to see how Neuromarketing can influence website conversions. This is a great episode for ecommerce merchants to understand how persuasion and the human brain makes purchasing decisions.

12. Niche Pursuits

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Podcast Player

Unlike the other podcasts listed above, Niche Pursuits is about, well, niche. Host Spencer Haws shares his experience and stories of creating niche websites and monetizing them. His podcast is great for ecommerce merchants looking to sell niche products and providing them insights on different online marketing tactics.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 115 “How Khalid Farhan Went From Freelancer Working for $1 Per Article to Full-time Online Business Owner” interviews Khalid Farhan on his journey to starting his own business online with link building strategies and other interesting marketing tactics.

13. Tropical MBA

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

Popular podcast, TBMA, is hosted by Ian Schoen and Dan Andrews. This pair started their podcast to share what they were learning from their daily work while growing a location independent business. From internationalization, growing your business, and entrepreneurship, this podcast offers great tips for ecommerce merchants.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 220 “Thoughts on Email Marketing” is about how business owners can take advantage of email marketing. For ecommerce merchants, email marketing is a great way to get in touch with customers and influence to take action on purchases.

14. EntreLeadership

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

EntreLeadership is a membership community that helps business owners to grow their business and make profit. Host Ken Coleman invites business professionals to join him for discussions on leadership, running a business, and how to make it more prosperous.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 183 “John Venhuizen – Differentiating Yourself From the Competition” invites Ace Hardware’s CEO John Venhuizen to share his story in creating a successful business. With so many competition online, how can you differentiate your ecommerce store from others?

15. Small Business, Big Marketing

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Stitcher

From marketing tricks to interviews with successful entrepreneurs, the Small Business Big Marketing podcast is hosted by Tim Reid to help small businesses achieve big results. Focused on helping business owners implement and execute effective marketing strategies, Reid also ensures that growing a business won’t cost you a fortune.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 235 “How to be the #1 Seller on Etsy Amongst 1.5 Million Stores” is great for Etsy owners and other ecommerce merchants. Etsy houses 1.5 million online stores and being successful amongst so many competition can be tough. Alice Shaffer, owner of Three Bird Nest, shares her business best practices and how she achieved success on Etsy.

Bonus Podcast: eCommerce Evolution

For iOS: iTunes

For Android: Sticher

eCommerce Evolution is hosted by Brett Curry and focuses on providing listeners with actionable tips on how to build better ecommerce businesses now and into the future. The podcast offers fresh insights from merchants, vendors and experts shaping the ecommerce industry.

Recommended Episode:

Episode 4 “Success with Marketplaces and Multichannel Selling with Mike Ugino of Sellbritefeatures an interview with Mike Ugino, Co-Founder and CMO at Sellbrite. The episode focuses on the pros and cons of marketplace selling, fulfillment by Amazon, the importance of diversification, and how to grow your brand in a sustainable way.

Over to You

What other podcasts or podcast episodes would you add to this list? Leave your recommendations in the comments below!

Adithya Murali Adithya Murali is content marketer, link earner, around-the-clock experimenter, and community outreach ninja at TechWyse.
  • I LOVE the SPI podcast! Pat Flynn is a great guy.

    I’ll have to check out the others as well. Awesome list! 🙂

  • Thanks for the mention of my AskJordan Podcast!