30 Best Sales Podcasts: Learn Closing Secrets on the Go
Sales professionals are busy on most days, overwhelmed on others. Sometimes listening to a sales podcast on your commute or travel time is the best way you can keep up to date on industry changes or learn new skills. Luckily, there is plenty of sales podcasts out there that share sales secrets from experienced closers. Here’s our list of top 30 best sales podcasts that you can subscribe to, if you want to advance your sales skills and improve your training.
*Plus nine bonus sales podcasts you can still listen to– even if they are no longer being updated.
Andy Paul offers insights from the perspective of a proven sales leader, speaker, consultant and award-winning author of AMP Up Your Sales: Powerful Strategies That Move Customers to Make Fast.
He teaches responsive selling tactics to help boost the performance of teams. Andy Paul can advise both technology startups as well as Fortune 100 companies. He knows about sales across all channels, from direct sales force to franchise networks, leaders, distributors and VARs or OEMs. He’s also worked with sales teams across all continents, so tap into his knowledge wherever you are selling.
Sales Secrets with Gabe Larsen from XANT
The Sales Secrets podcast with Gabe Larsen (previously Playmakers) is one of the most popular in the industry. The podcast has over 100,000 listeners and over 200 episodes. It’s a go-to place for sales best practices, new sales technologies and secrets to make life easier for sales reps.
Gabe Larsen, host of the Sales Secrets podcast, is VP of Growth for XANT, the company using data and science to accelerate sales. The company shares a host of research about best practices in the industry which are crucial for establishing winning behaviors in sales reps.
Growth Everywhere with Eric Siu
“Growth Everywhere” with Eric Siu is a podcast that focuses on tools and processes for personal and professional growth. Eric regularly interviews entrepreneurs that have grown multi-million to billion dollar companies, and has them share their secrets to success.
Past guests on the show include Marketo co-founder Jon Miller, Eloqua founder Mark Organ (sold to Oracle for >$1B), Jason Lemkin from SaaStr, Andy Johns from Wealthfront, and Ron Klein (inventor of the magnetic credit card stripe).
In The Arena Podcast with Anthony Iannarino
Anthony Iannarino is a highly respected international speaker, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and sales leader specializing in the complex business-to-business (B2B) sales. He is best known for his work at “The Sales Blog”, which has helped him gain recognition as a top thought leader in sales strategy.
His podcast, “In the Arena,” contains a wealth of knowledge on the sales process. Learn about strategies to build rapport, getting things done, staying motivated and generally being a good sales professional. Get to listening, you will not regret being in the Arena.
Make It Happen with John Barrows
John Barrows is a leading B2B sales trainer and founder of J Barrows. His clients include Salesforce, LinkedIn, and Okta. Each Week he gives you actionable tips to close more business. His weekly podcast covers topics about everything in the sales cycle, from cold calling to negotiating and closing.
You can listen to all the podcast episodes on iTunes.
Sales Gravy with Jeb Blount
Jeb Blount of Sales Gravy is a prolific author and keynote speaker, and an expert in sales accleeration. If you’re looking to polish your sales skills, his podcast is the go-to place. Whatever industry you are in, Jeb Blount’s sales tips can help you reach peak performance fast.
Sales Pipeline Radio by Matt Heinz
Matt Heinz is president of Heinz Marketing Inc, a keynote speaker and author, and has more than 15 years of marketing, business development and sales experience from a variety of organizations, vertical industries and company sizes. He focuses on delivering measurable results as revenue growth, product success and customer loyalty.
His podcast, Sales Pipeline Radio, is a great start if you are looking for tips on demand generation, pipeline management, inside sales effectiveness and useful tools for sales and marketing.
The Ziglar Show with Tom Ziglar and Kevin Miller
Everyone knows about the famed Zig Ziglar, but did you know you can learn some of his sales secrets on “The Ziglar Show”?
The podcast interviews sales leaders with ample experience in the industry. You can learn everything from planning, research, to new prospecting techniques and close tactics. It has over 500 episodes at the time of writing this article. It’s basically a full-blown audio sales course.
Young Hustlers by Grant Cardone and Jarrod Glandt
If you’ve not heard of Grant Cardone, you’re probably not in sales. He owns four companies with hundreds of millions of dollars in sales. He has consulted for companies like Google, Sprint, Aflac, Toyota, GM, Ford, Hertz. Grant is also a New York Times bestselling author and one of the top social media experts.
The podcast “Young Hustlers” with Grant Cardone and Jarrod Glandt offers sales, business and success tips from the expert himself to succeed in any economic climate.
Ask GaryVee with Gary Vaynerchuk
The podcast “Ask GaryVee” is hosted by entrepreneur, CEO, investor, vlogger, and public speaker Gary Vaynerchuk. On this podcast you’ll find a mix of my #AskGaryVee show episodes, keynote speeches on marketing and business, as well as interviews and fireside chats.
Sell or Die with Jeffrey Gitomer and Jennifer Gluckow
Sell or Die with Jeffrey Gitomer and Jennifer Gluckow is an awesome resource if you want to keep current with whatever’s going on in sales tech and strategies today. On the show, bestselling author Jeffrey Gitomer and sales expert Jennifer Gluckow discuss the art and science of selling with some of the leaders in sales, marketing and personal development.
Sales Influence with Victor Antonio
Another great resource to learn sales is the “Sales Influence” podcast by the Sellinger group. I learned about this one thanks to our friends at Drift, who nominated it in their list of top rated sales podcasts.
It’s hosted by Victor Antonio, keynote speaker, motivational expert and author of “Sales Ex Machina: How AI is Changing World of Selling.” Victor has built a 20 year career as a top sales executive and then CEO of a high-tech company. On his podcast, he coaches on sales & motivation, sales performance and sales training.
Seeking Wisdom with David Cancel and Dave Gerhardt
Speaking about Drift, the company also has their own resource for learning sales: the “Seeking Wisdom Podcast,” with David Cancel (Drift CEO) and Dave Gerhardt (VP of Marketing at Drift). These two professionals both have years of experience in sales and marketing, and can coach on anything from tips to make your team more productive and happier at work, lessons to help accelerate your learning, or how to build a business that your customers and employees will love, and more.
The Sales Whispererby Wes Schaeffer
Covering everything from inbound sales, the new ABCs of selling, marketing automation, social media, and the entrepreneurial mindset. This is the unscripted, no B.S. podcast, and Wes gets the answers to the questions you want to and need to know to grow your sales today.
Predictable Prospecting with Marylou Tyler
Marylou Tyler is a sales veteran with 30 years experience in prospecting, sales process and revenue growth. She is founder of Strategic Pipeline, a Fortune 1000 sales process improvement consulting group, that has worked with clients such as Apple, Bose, Gartner, Logitech, AAA and Mastercard.
She is also an author and contributor of two bestselling books, Predictable Revenue (2011) and Predictable Prospecting (2016 – McGraw-Hill). Both books have sold over 60,000 copies worldwide.
Listen to her podcast, Predictable Prospecting, to learn everything from sales process to prospecting, building pipeline and the art of closing the deal. Marylou’s guests are generally founders and managers with years experience in the sales industry.
B2B Growth Show with James Carbary and Jonathan Green
B2B Growth is a daily podcast dedicated to helping B2B executives achieve explosive growth. They have already reached over 700 episodes, and it’s only counting up from there. The podcast is B2B focused, and they interview sales leaders with a wealth of experience in sales and marketing.
Entrepreneur on Fire podcast with John Lee Dumas
The Entrepreneur on Fire podcast focuses on business strategy and is aimed at highly motivated self-starters in the sales profession.
The author, John Lee Dumas, has a wealth of experience in Corporate Finance and Commercial Real Estate. He has published over 2,000 interviews with incredible Entrepreneurs, including Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, Gary Vee, Barbara Corcoran, Tim Ferriss, and many more.
Throughout each of these interviews, these guests share their biggest failure, their biggest ah-ha moment, and their best resources to help you on your entrepreneurial journey.
The Advanced Selling Podcast with Bryan Neale and Bill Caskey
Bryan Neale and Bill Caskey are experienced sales leaders with years working in B2B sales and consulting. In the Advanced Selling podcast, they uncover secrts that fuel explosive growth and increase profit. They are both professional coaches, so tune into this podcast to learn everything about money, business and selling.
The Salesman podcast with Will Barron
On the Salesman Podcast, Will Barron interviews the world’s leading influence, body language, psychology and sales experts to give you the information you need to close more deals and make more money. You can browse through over 350 episodes about cold calling, prospecting and winning sales to see what Will’s guests have to say.
The Art of Charm with Johnny Dzubak and AJ Harbinger
Some might believe that charisma is something that you’re born with. The hosts of the following podcast come to debunk that myth. They believe there are science-backed ways you can be more convincing, and they lay it all out in each episode.
“The Art of Charm” is hosted by Johnny Dzubak, a real-life rockstar (no joke!) and AJ Harbinger, a former cancer biologist turned world-class relationship development coach. They will teach you everything you need to know from how to dress, what your demeanor should be to useful tips on how to build confidence and build social capital.
Sales Tuners with Jim Brown
Sales Tuners is another great podcast if you are looking for sales training or coaching for B2B sales. Jim Brown, the host of this podcast, brings you interviews with executives from top notch companies like Marketo, LogMeIn, SalesLoft, Rain Group sales training and many more. Each have their own tips and tricks on how to succeed in sales, so you can learn much from this podcast.
Same Side Selling with Ian Altman
“Same Side Selling” is a podcast that teaches B2B selling professionals modern strategies for sales and business growth. The podcast is hosted by Ian Altman, a respected business expert, bestselling author and keynote speaker.
“Same Side Selling” advocates consultative selling, allowing salespeople to earn the role of a trusted advisor to their customers– rather than being a regular salesperson pushing a deal.
Ian stresses that organizations shift the focus from price to value to uniquely stand out from the competition. He has worked with companies like Allstate Financial, Thermofisher, Johnson & Johnson, Bell Canada and others to boost business growth.
The Brutal Truth About Sales & Selling with Brian G Burns
Brian G Burns wants to share the brutal truth about sales and selling. He’s been doing so successfully on his podcast since 2014. He’s rated as one of the top podcasts in the Business category on iTunes, and he interviews revenue leaders in the business-to-business space to find out what makes a successful sale.
“The Quotable Podcast” is sponsored by one of the largest CMR software producers, the powerful Salesforce. It features interviews with proven sales experts sharing their wisdom on how sales professionals can get better at what they do.
“The Sales Babble” podcast teaches non-sellers how to sell with confidence, by sharing sales secrets from thought leaders in the industry. It is mainly a sales podcast for technology sales and startups, and helps sales reps become more effective at their job.
The Sales Evangelist with Donald C. Kelly
The “Sales Evangelist” has over 800 podcast episodes where sales beginners can learn the inner workings of the profession, as well as what works and what doesn’t in today’s sales world. This podcast’s host, Donald C. Kelly, believes that everyone can sell and do big things — it’s all about the hustle factor.
Bowery Capital Startup Sales Podcast
Bowery Capital is an early stage venture capital fund that focuses solely on helping portfolio companies with sales related challenges. In the podcast, the Bowery Capital team discuses with experienced industry partners. The goal is to help the younger generation of startups better understand strategies of early revenue generation.
Linking Into Sales with Martyn Brossman and Greg Hyer
Martyn Brossman and Greg Hyer are well-known sales professionals. On their podcast, they focus on social selling as a way to gain new business and build trust. They regularly interview professionals in the social selling space. Their podcast, “Linking Into Sales,” is a good resource for sales professionals to learn about sales tactics for LinkedIn, Facebook and other social networks.
Catalyst Sales Podcast with Mike Conner and Mike Simmons
The “Catalyst Sales Podcast” is hosted by Mike Conner and Mike Simmons. They are both professionals with over 20 years experience in sales. The podcast hosts guests from all areas of sales to discuss sales strategy. They will approach topics like B2B sales, sales enablement, sales development, strategy, sales training and execution.
Sales Success Stories podcast with Scott Ingram
Scott Ingram is trying to learn from the best, and see how they achieve more than anyone else. You can follow his interviews on the “Sales Success Stories Podcast.” He interviews executives from companies like Microsoft, DemandBase, ADP, Percolate and LinkedIn.
But Wait, There’s More…
Now, you will probably need quite a bit of time to listen to all of these podcasts. However, commutes are long and sometimes sales people spend enough time on the road that they might have time to hear everybody out. So, if you’ve exhausted all of these episodes, there’s more.
I’ve rounded up a list of 10 podcasts whose hosts are no longer active, but have kept their episodes’ archives online. So you can still benefit from their sales tips and tricks, if you listen to the full episodes hosted online. Here’s our list of ‘other’ 9 sales podcasts:
If we’ve missed any podcasts you think are worth mentioning, drop a comment to let us know!
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