Podcasting. That was the trendy term of 2005 and when Apple released their new version of iTunes with the podcasting section in their store podcasting consumption exploded. There were all kinds of podcasts. Some well done and some, not so well done. Over the last few years many the quality has improved and the topics have diversified.
With the proliferation of Social Media as a tool, a trend and a strategy, there has been en explosion on the social media related podcasts. So many that Staci Wood at Small Business Trends has complied a list of the Top 50 Social Media podcasts that rock. I have listened to many of these are here is a shortened list of the best of the best:
TwitCast – With Warren Whitlock. This show is about all things Twitter and covers the gamut of everything and anything you’d ever want to know about the popular social media site.
Social Media Web 2.0 Sites Exposed – With Martin Canchola. Short podcast snippets containing “how to” information on Twitter, Digg and more.
Twitter Today – With Michelle Price. A weekly interview series where you can hear from influencial Twitter bugs and learn tips and strategies to build your following.
Social Media Strategies – With Giovanni Gallucci. A high quality video podcast series that features discussions on social bookmarking, chat rooms, forums and plenty of social media strategies.
The Social Mediasphere – With Jim Turner. A podcast series that features reviews of social media issues and includes discussions on social media and the presidency, life without Twitter, sponsored conversations and more.
Twitter Handbook – With Warren Whitlock. A page of Twitter related podcasts and video podcasts by Twitter guru and co-author of Twitter Revolution, Warren Whitlock.
Using Linkedin As A Small Business Owner – By Jim Kukral. A video tutorial podcast about the social media site Linkedin – what it is and how to use it.
Twitter Strategies And The Twitter Handbook With Warren Whitlock – With host Rob McNealy of Startup Story Radio. An in depth interview with Warren Whitlock, co-author of the Twitter Handbook, providing tips and strategies for using Twitter.
What Not To Do When Working With Social Media – With Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon of Communication Steroids. Tim discusses the importance of value-driven communication and some of the pitfalls on sites such as MySpace, Twitter, Facebook and more.
How To Network The Easy Way With Linkedin – With Michael Senoff. A tutorial episode that features discussion on the tiers of communication, Linkedin training, how to use toolbars, features and more.
How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog with StumbleUpon and Twitter – With Michael Martine. Learns the ins and outs of steering traffic into your blog using these two popular social media sites.
The Basics of Social Media: How to Use it to Grow Your Business – With Linda Daichendt. This episode is for those seeking new ways to promote your businesses visibility online and covers the risks along with the benefits for business.
ScottFox.com with host Scott Fox:
LinkedIn Success Strategies – With Scott Fox. Get updated on LinkedIn’s newest tools with Scott’s interview of Lewis Howes, co-author of “LinkedWorking.”
Twitter Power Podcast with Joel Comm – With Scott Fox. Scott interviews Joel Comm about his new book, Twitter Power, that can help you put Twitter to work for your business.
Tech In Twenty with hosts Luis Sandoval and Jennifer Navarrete:
Social Media Mobile Apps – Tech In Twenty discusses which apps many like best and find most useful for their iPhones and Blackberry’s to stay in touch across the Net via your mobile device.
From Small Business Trends
How To Use Facebook To Market Your Business – Part 1 – Featuring Shama Hyder. This is Part 1 of Shama’s Facebook tutorials on Small Business Trends Radio which focuses on the benefits for small business owners to use Facebook. Shama walks you through the beginner steps to get started on marketing your business on Facebook.
Facebook: Online Business Marketing, Advanced Tactics – Part 2 – Featuring Shama Hyder. Part 2 of Shama’s Facebook tutorials which focuses on advanced marketing tactics to expand your visibility.
How and Why To Use Twitter For Small Businesses – By Jim Kukral. A video podcast about the social media chat site, Twitter. More specifically, “how & why you should use Twitter from a small business perspective.”
Social Media in Plain English – A overview of the world of social media told via a story about ice cream and a small town.
Which ones did you like? Which ones did we miss?
Well, that should keep you busy for a while and your bandwidth meter at full capacity. Let us know what you liked and if there are some that we missed or should have kept on the list.Google+