11 Quotes that Will Inspire you to Start a Podcast

By Chloe Dinsdale Jun 13, 2019

There’s a reason businesses have been hopping onto the podcast bandwagon lately.

Podcasts can serve as an effective marketing tool for a wide variety of businesses. Spencer Shaw, founder of the podcast production firm PodKick Media, says, “I find podcasts work great in the legal, financial, and business services industries. It can work in other industries, like real estate, where the show is representing a geographic area or high-end services or products.”

Are you looking to hear what others have to say about starting a podcast for your business? Look no further than below for the best quotes to inspire you to start a podcast of your own.


“The medium of podcasting and the personal nature of it, the relationship you build with your listeners and the relationship they have with you—they could be just sitting there, chuckling and listening…there’s nothing like that.” - Marc Maron   


"Don't bore people. Don't worry too much about replicating someone else's formula. Be original with the way you podcast." - James Schramko   


"You just need one person to listen, get your message, and pass it on to someone else. And you've doubled your audience." - Robert Gerrish


"A podcast is a great way to develop relationships with hard-to-reach people." - Tim Paige


"Most people that I know are interested in on-demand stuff; podcasts are essentially audio Netflix." - Jordan Harbinger     


"What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed." - Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy’s




“The stars will never align, and the traffic lights of life will never all be green at the same time. The universe doesn't conspire against you, but it doesn't go out of its way to line up the pins either. Conditions are never perfect. 'Someday' is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. Pro-and-con lists are just as bad. If it's important to you and you want to do it 'eventually,' just do it and correct course along the way.” - Tim Ferriss   


“Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another. And, when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives.” - Daniel Pink     


"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” - Steve Jobs


“Podcasting is great. Total freedom.” - Bill Burr   


“People are really listening and want to consume all of the content that is there and available. There’s a level of dedication that comes from podcast listeners that you don’t otherwise find. And now the numbers prove it. Podcasts aren’t a bubble, they’re a boom—and that boom is only getting louder.” - Miranda Katz

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