Listening to a podcast can be a great way to pass the time during your daily commute (or while you’re folding laundry). Here are three locally produced podcasts that offer great tips for small businesses and provide a platform for local experts to share inspiring stories.
By Maria Allen
Liz on Biz
The Host: Abington resident Liz Theresa, online business expert
Established: November 9, 2016
Topics Covered: Entrepreneurship and Marketing
The Message: Named one of 12 podcasts that helps small businesses earn more sales by Forbes Magazine, Liz on Biz is a high-energy show that combines real stories from successful entrepreneurs and lots of laughs in a 30-minute format that keeps listeners coming back each week.
How to Listen: Episodes air every Monday and are available through iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and on LizTheresa.com.
Engage The Room
The Host: Weymouth resident Stacey Shipman, public speaker and founder of Engage The Room
Established: April 15, 2019
Topics covered: Workplace culture, emotional intelligence, community & relationship building, courage, entrepreneurship, people-focused leadership, purpose, bringing ideas to life.
The Message: This podcast is focused on the people side of business and leadership.
“I wanted to meet interesting people and have meaningful conversations about work,” says Shipman. “I also wanted to create a platform for them to tell their story and connect with listeners. It’s a privilege to hear these stories.” Stay tuned for in-person events in the coming year.
How to listen: New episodes are posted every Sunday. To listen, visit Engagetheroom.com/podcast or find it on Stitcher, Spotify, Apple podcasts, Google podcasts and iHeartRadio by searching Engaging Voices podcast.
Boston Knotlight Podcast
The Host: Hingham resident Nina Pfister and Lauren Gill, co-founders of MAG PR
Established: January 1, 2018
Topics Covered: Marketing, Public Relations, Growth for Entrepreneurs
The Message: A free visibility platform, this podcast spotlights female entrepreneurs from various industries on their journey to success—including both trials and triumphs and expert tips on growth. “Our mantra is: community over competition, with the goal of bringing female founders together to share, explore and inspire,” says Pfister.
How to Listen: New episodes air monthly mooringadvisorygroup.com/podcast and are also available on Apple Podcasts, iTunes and the SoundCloud App.
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