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51: Jonathan Mahan, Video promotion and tips to get comfortable on camera

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Ben talks with Jonathan Mahan from Bombbomb on how video improves business and gathers some tips on how to get comfortable on camera.

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50: Clare and Ben take a look back at 2019

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I join Ben and some listen submissions to take a look back at our favourite interviews from 2019.

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49: Ben Wheeler, Changing state of websites in marketing

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Ben discusses with Ben Wheeler the role of websites in current marketing, diminishing in favour of social business pages.

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48: Lubna Forzley-Badr, Storytelling

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Based in the United Arab Emirates, Lubna Forzley-Badr shares how she disrupts corporate businesses through the art of storytelling and creative a business narrative.

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47: Bath Digital Festival 2019 roundup

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After spending three days, attending 12 talks and walking over 20,000 steps, I’m back from Bath Digital Festival. I was lucky enough to interview some of the speakers and attendees to bring you a flavour of the state of technology and marketing in 2019.

It’s a fully packed episode and I hope you enjoy it.

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44: Get more out of Linkedin

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Join Ben on episode 4 of the IMC to discuss how you can get more out of your Linkedin account and nurture a following.

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43: Marketing strategy and nurturing leads

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Ben speaks with Martin Dugan from Double Tap Marketing about his approach on managing outbound marketing and cold calling through to nurturing.

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42: The art of problem solving with Ben Everard

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Ben speaks with Ben Everard from The Ideas Bureau on his approach to problem solving and the steps he uses to overcome them.

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41: How to get Five Star Reviews

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In this summer holiday special Ben shares an episode from the monthly IMC Marketing Webinar where he discusses the best ways and practices on how to get reviews for your business.

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40: Working with WordPress Gutenberg

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Kimb Jones from Make Do joins Ben to discuss embracing the Gutenberg editor along with a demo of some of the rather handy features built into it.

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38: Content Planning and Mind Mapping

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In this episode Ben is joined by Tess Coughlan-Allen, Marketing Manager at Mind Doodle to talk about content planning, mind mapping and minidoodle.com.

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Witley Jones – Growing a family business

In this episode Ben interviews several members of Witley Jones a UK based manufacture bespoke furniture primarily for the education market.

It’s a family business that’s been going for over 20 years and he wanted to find out how it started, how it differs from a regular business and how they are managing succession.

You’ll be hearing from Chris & Jane Jones (dad, mum, and the original entrepreneurs), Matt Jones (director and eventual successor), Lucy Jones (who manages finance) and Simon Downes (current managing director) in that order.

This interview is a slightly different style from normal which we hope you’ll enjoy.

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36: WordPress community and local meetups

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Ben is joined by Elliot Richmond who runs the local (Cheltenham) WordPress Meetup group. They discuss, WordPress, meetups and the importance of community. If you want to dip into WordPress meet-ups are the best way to meet local developers, designers and businesses who use it.

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Interview: Tom Ross, Design Cuts on Creativity

Ben talks to Tom Ross, the founder of DesignCuts.com (and fellow podcaster) about creativity within marketing and how he balances building a community of contributors whilst marketing to customers.

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Show notes

 

Image Credit: Tom Ross portrait. Banner Image Credit: Image of Tom Ross sat in a meeting.