If you want to access great Salesforce content in the car, at the gym or otherwise on the go, podcasts are where it's at. One of the best things about using a CRM platform like Salesforce is accessing the gigantic community that has grown around it over the last 19 years. Salesforce podcasting, like Salesforce blogging, is a surprisingly varied and rich niche. The top podcasts on our list range from highly technical dev talk to general news and best-practice sales and marketing discussions.
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Salesforce Admins Podcast
The Salesforce Admins Podcast is the official Salesforce podcast for admins, and it's a great place to start if you want to stay on top of Dreamforce news, hear personable interviews with Salesforce admins across the country, and learn about new CRM features. This weekly podcast is polished and well edited, and host Gillian Bruce is a great interviewer who keeps the conversation from getting too dry. While you can learn quite a bit from the Salesforce Admins Podcast, it's also light and entertaining enough to listen to in the car or at the gym. [Want to learn more about CRM platforms like Salesforce to find the best one for you? Check out our best picks.]
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As the name implies, CloudFocus Weekly is a weekly podcast that focuses on cloud computing (primarily with Salesforce Lightning), and hosts Jason Atwood and Justin Edelstein do an excellent job both reporting on general Dreamforce news (and speculative predictions) and covering freshly rolled-out features and tools. They also discuss implementation processes, organizational tactics within Salesforce, listener questions, best-practice utilization and more. It's relatively easy to search the catalog of episodes (295 and counting) for what you're looking for, but the hosts are definite ramblers and the show could use a bit more editing.
The Quotable podcast is produced by Salesforce, but it isn't directly about customer relationship management software. This podcast is ideal for sales managers and marketers who want to listen to other highly accomplished sale and marketing professionals discuss best practices in recruitment, measuring productivity, streamlining pipelines, cultivating a team environment and anything else you can think of. One of the best things about Quotable is the diversity of guests and topics: You'll find small business owners talking about values-based selling, CEOs discussing AI, and icons like makeup magnate Bobbi Brown sharing their success stories.
Dungeons and Dreamforce
Dungeons and Dreamforce is the brainchild of Mark Ross and John Graf, and it's delightfully weird. You won't learn a lot (or anything) about Salesforce functionality, but if you like epic nerdy mashups, you'll love this as much as I do. In this podcast, which broadcasts live, various Salesforce community players run a D&D campaign and raise money for charity via the podcast. Listeners can donate to PepUp Tech through BidPal, and the donations you choose affect the gameplay. It's basically the Hunger Games, but with good-natured nerdery and humor instead of savage hybrid animals trying to kill you.
Good Day, Sir!
Started by freelance software engineers Jeremy Ross and John De Santiago, Good Day, Sir! definitely has a Salesforce focus, but the hosts also discuss broader tech news (acquisitions, trends, etc.) and share their own experiences with various tools and integrations. Each episode starts with a quick music intro and the hosts catching up on small talk (and sometimes drink recommendations), so the show has a personable feel that makes it great for casual listening.
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Two WIT calls itself "a podcast for women in tech doing life," and that's pretty much what it is. Hosts Melinda Smith and Kristi Campbell are funny, quick and #relatable. With conversations on Salesforce, rants about modern weather coverage, interviews with impressive women in tech, and discussions on working and living as a lady in the world and in technology, Two WIT is a great listen for any woman in tech, Salesforce user or not.
Code Coverage is witty, snarky and smart. Anyone who has been frustrated with being at the whims of software updates is sure to get a kick out of listening to developers Matt Lacey and Steven Herod delve into the details of new Salesforce releases in a quippy, surprisingly fun way. The only downside to this podcast is the infrequency of release, but the rambling friends make up for the inconsistency by being so personable you feel like you're all hanging out in a room together.