My Favorite Podcasts About Fashion Blogging, Career Advancement, and Personal Growth

A year ago, I started listening to podcasts during my commute when I realized I was spending approximately 50 minutes a day reciting Drake lyrics or switching between radio stations. While I love trying to rap “One Dance”, I thought my time could become a little more productive. And podcasts were the solution. Over the last year, I’ve found a podcasts are one of my greatest sources of learning, inspiration, and entertainment. I’m excited to share with you my favorite podcasts about fashion blogging, career advancement, and personal growth.

Podcasts about fashion blogging
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1. ProBlogger Podcast

The ProBlogger podcast is my holy grail for blog information. The episodes are straightforward with titles like: Develop a Plan to Grow Your Readership, Building a Sticky Blog, and How to Create Great Content For Your Blog.  ProBlogger is an essential podcast for fashion bloggers and other bloggers alike.

  • #1 Reason to Listen: Actionable tactics to improve your blog that are easy to understand
  • Time: 20-45 minutes

Podcasts about fashion blogging, influencers, career advancement, personal growth

2. Boss Files with Poppy Harlow

The Boss Files by Poppy Harlow features interviews with some of the most influential CEOs like Sara Blakely of Spanx, Rebecca Minkoff, Bobbi Brown, and  Susan Wojcicki of YouTube. I love learning about each CEOs rise to leadership and how they paved and continue to pay their way to success. The Boss Files always leaves me feeling inspired and with wisdom I can apply to my career and blog.

  • #1 Reason to Listen: Learn the stories of CEOs and their tactics for success
  • Time: 45-60 minutes

3. The Influencer Podcast

I am 100% obsessed with The Influencer Podcast! This is the perfect podcast for fashion bloggers or anyone who is trying to build influence in their field. Topics include: how to work with brands, how to grow your social media following, how to market yourself, and plenty of inspiration!

  • #1 Reason to Listen: Learn from successful influencers and industry elites about being an influencer, marketing yourself, blogging, and more.
  • Time: 30-60 minutes

Black wide leg culottes and MIA denim mules with mejuri jewelry

Mejuri jewelry bar choker and sapphire earrings
Stunning jewelry from Mejuri

4. Ted Talk Radio

I could seriously listen to Ted Talks all day. Inspiring, educational, funny, thought provoking..ah they’re everything! Ted Talk Radio compiles multiple Ted Talks into one episode with an overarching theme. Ted Talks address career growth, social issues, emotional well being, tech…basically it will improve your life.

  • #1 Reason to Listen: The wide range of topics caters to many interests and is always entertaining, thought provoking, and inspiring.
  • Time: 20-45 minutes

5. Pop Fashion

I recently discovered Pop Fashion and love listening to the hosts discuss fashion industry news in a conversational, funny way. Stay updated on issues like Coach buying Kate Spade, Met Gala outfits, or Target’s fashion technology. Pop Fashion is ideal for fashion bloggers to stay up to date on the fashion industry.

  • #1 Reason to Listen: Keep up on fashion industry news from entertaining, funny hosts
  • Time: 30-45 minutes
MIA Denim Tie Mules and black culottes
How amazing are these denim mules by MIA?

6. The Daily

Listening to The Daily has become a highlight of my morning routine. The Daily is by the New York Times and provides news about politics and current events in an interesting and simplified way. The sessions are only 20 minutes long and tells you what you need to know without lengthy debates or over complication.

  • #1 Reason to Listen: Stay educated on political issues and current events in an intriguing, short segment
  • Time: 20 minutes

Podcasts for fashion bloggers and influencers

7. Social Media Marketing Podcast

Small businesses, big businesses, bloggers, and entrepreneurs can all benefit from the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Learn from social media professionals about Facebook advertising, Google Analytics, Instagram business accounts, social media tools, YouTube, blogging…it’s all in there.

  • #1 Reason to Listen: Get the latest social media news, new tools, and tips from social media experts
  • Time: 30-45 minutes

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8. Smart Passive Income

Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn challenges the ways I think about building a business, productivity, and how to make money. Each episode features an industry leader who discusses their tactic for building passive income and relates it back to something actionable like productivity tips, social media advertising, or building an audience. I love the variety because it’s easily related back to my career, fashion blog, and personal growth.

  • #1 Reason to Listen: Expand your understanding of how to make money and build a business
  • Time: 30-60 minutes

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What are your favorite podcasts about fashion blogging, career advancement, or personal growth? Comment Below!

Thank you to Mejuri for the jewelry and MIA for the denim mules! As always, all opinions are my own.

About Bailey

Seattle fashion blogger at hotdresshotmess.com

4 thoughts on “My Favorite Podcasts About Fashion Blogging, Career Advancement, and Personal Growth

  1. Loved this post! I hadn’t head of most of these but The Influencer podcast is on my list too! It made a verrrry long train ride so much better. I’m so excited to check out the rest of your recommends.

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