by Danielle Desir
Are you a blogger, podcaster, YouTuber or social media influencer searching for tips, advice and strategies that work? From how to land your first paying client as a freelancer to why you should invest in yourself or how to get started, there are a variety of podcasts addressing the needs of ambitious content creators and solopreneurs who want to improve their skills, grow their income, and build a loyal following. Here are six insightful podcasts for content creators by women of color that you should listen to in 2020 and beyond.
Best Podcasts for Content Creators
1. Freelance Friday Podcast
For an inside look at the world of freelancing, on the Freelance Friday Podcast Latasha James shares tips, tricks, and interviews with people who are doing it right. Every Friday, expect to hear the realities of running your own business, growing your income and serving clients.
Listen to this episode: Tips for Creating Your First Coaching Program
2. Savvy Social Podcast
To understand the “how” and “why” of social media marketing, listen to Savvy Social Podcast by Andréa Jones. Andréa is a Social Media Strategist and leads a membership program for business owners looking to grow on social media. On the podcast she talks about all things social media, chats with industry professionals about what has worked for them, and teaches you how to elevate your social media strategies through practical, proven advice.
Listen to this episode: 7 Ways I Simplified My Business This Year
3. The Create & Prosper Podcast
The Create & Prosper Podcast by Gertrude Nonterah helps bloggers and writers create stellar content and build profitable businesses. Gertrude Nonterah or Dr. Gee has a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology. Tune in to this down-to-earth podcast for strategies to grow your blog, productivity hacks to save time, and powerful tools to land the right opportunities so you can build a profitable freelance business.
Listen to this episode: 9 Ways I Made Money Online in 2019
4. Girl Get Visible Podcast
Girl Get Visible Podcast hosted by Akilah Thompkins-Robinson talks about SEO (search engine optimization), content creation, marketing, and having the confidence to put your voice out there as entrepreneurs. This show is perfect for those who want to build a legacy, authority and create a brand people admire.
Listen to this episode: SEO Beginner’s Guide
5. The Course Consultant Show
Do you want to create a profitable course? Earn passive income? The Course Consultant Show by Melody Johnson helps content creators and small business owners scale their business with online courses. With over 5 years experience in corporate training and education, at the time of writing this blog post, Melody is a Master’s degree candidate in Instructional Design. She specializes in course development including outlining, building landing pages and copywriting.
Listen to this episode: 7 Course Creation Tips You Need to Know
6. Michelle is Money Hungry
Based in Denver, Michelle Jackson “helps stuck online creators get sh*t done”. On Michelle is Money Hungry, learn how to take control of your finances and make more money creating a suite of online products and hosting live events. From blogging mistakes to avoid to starting a podcast and becoming a published author, Michelle shares what it takes, even if it isn’t pretty. She even shares her earnings reports to give you a glimpse inside of her business.
Listen to this episode: Should Podcasters Start a Blog
Check out Michelle’s course Make Money with eBooks to learn how to write, sell and make passive income publishing your first book.
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Danielle Desir is a travel finance strategist, podcaster, writer and the founder of The Thought Card. The Thought Card is an award-winning travel finance blog and podcast about affording travel, paying off debt and building wealth. Danielle paid off $63,000 of student loan debt in 4 years, she bought a house at 27 and she has traveled to over 25 countries. She refuses to let her financial responsibilities hold her back from pursuing her dreams and she encourages her readers and listeners to live life on their own terms.