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Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast


Jun 9, 2016

Dickie Armour on Generic Top Level Domain Names, Crime Fiction and Video - MPAF90

Domain names are changing.

Dot-Co-Dot-UK and Dot-Com and other country coded names are making way for branded alternatives like Dot-Marketing and Dot-Finance.

In this episode I talk to domain expert Dickie Armour about how you can use generic top level domain names to enhance your company or personal brand.

We also talk about the sales books Dickie has written and his best selling crime Thriller, "The Habit".

That's all right here in episode 90 of the Marketing Protection and Finance Podcast.

Who Dickie Armour?

Dickie is a sales troubleshooter with 34 years in business. Over 16 years experience running Internet related businesses around the domain name, email services and web hosting and 3 years in the brand licensing industry.

He's passionate about helping big brands get closer to their fans and loves the Internet.

As Richard Armour, Dickie also wrote a crime fiction book called The Habit. He's also a prolific user of live streaming video platform Periscope.

Links and Show Notes.

For links to the books and apps mentioned by Dickie, please visit http://rogeredwards.co.uk/MPAF for the show notes.

What is the Marketing Finance and Protection (MPAF) Podcast?

It’s the Podcast for Financial Services Professionals looking to share business ideas and inspiration in the world of Marketing, Protection and Finance.

The MPAF Podcast is a 30 minute audio show you download from http://rogeredwards.co.uk/MPAF, iTunes or Stitcher Radio. Each week I’ll be interviewing financial services providers, advisers, experts and journalists.

Interviews to listen to in the car, on the train or on the treadmill.

The main focus of the podcast is on what we can do to make protection and finance more accessible to the consumer and how financial services professionals can develop and promote their businesses.

We’ll look at financial services products, interesting business models and campaigns with an emphasis on the following:

Marketing – talking about how financial services professionals can develop and promote their businesses using traditional marketing tools but focussing on modern content marketing and social media techniques.

Protection – talking about life insurance, critical illness, income protection and other protection products

Finance – talking about pensions, platforms, savings and investments

My aim is to make sure that you will get one or two big business ideas that you can apply to our own business.  Whether it is a sales idea, advice idea, product tweak or simply an app that is worth looking at.

I’m your host, Roger Edwards.

A marketing guy from Edinburgh I help people like you with your marketing strategy, content and social media. Until I set up my own business I was in and out of senior marketing roles in UK Financial Services Companies for two decades. Some of you might remember me as the Marketing Director and Managing Director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident.

Please subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes and I’d be grateful if you would leave a review. http://rogeredwards.co.uk/itunes

Fancy Appearing on the Show?

Would you be interested in appearing on the MPAF Podcast? Are you working on a new proposition, campaign or a business model you want to talk about? Do you fancy drawing out some inspirational business and marketing ideas that MPAF listeners can take away to use in their own businesses? Do please contact me if you want to get involved. http://rogeredwards.co.uk