Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast

David Smith on using widget technology to improve how insurance is bought and sold - MAF115

In this episode, I talk to David Smith from iPipeline.

We chat about how iPipeline are using widget technology to improve how insurance is bought and sold.

Welcome to episode 115 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

  • How iPipeline come up with ideas and develop them into helpful technology widgets
  • Retaining the human touch even when talking about tech
  • How the supermarket shopping bag tax inspired the "Life Genie" insurance nudge for mortgage brokers
  • Using form technology to give advisers and clients a low hassle way to put plans under trust

Who David Smith?

David works for iPipeline UK and is responsible for distribution relationships and integrations with iPipeline's market leading protection platform, annuity service and point of sale technologies.

Links and Show Notes.

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

What is the Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast?

The podcast for ideas and inspiration on marketing your business and growing your business, and for discussing topics on all things finance.

The MAF Podcast is a 30 minute radio show you download from http://rogeredwards.co.uk/MAF, iTunes or Stitcher Radio.

Each week you'll hear interviews with business experts, marketers, entreprenuers and journalists. Interviews to listen to in the car, on the train or on the treadmill. Or even in the bath!

We talk about:

  • How you can grow your business using content marketing and social media
  • How you can keep your Marketing strategy and communications simple
  • Topics, issues, products and business models from the world of finance

You’ll take away one or two big ideas that you can apply to your business. So you can keep marketing your business to keep growing your business.

I’m your host, Roger Edwards.

A marketing guy from Edinburgh, Roger helps people keep their marketing simple in a world where complexity threatens to stifle business success.

An experienced marketing professional helping businesses with their marketing strategy, content and social media.

Roger clocked up many years in the ‘big corporate’ world as marketing director of several UK financial services brands before setting up his own consultancy. Some of you might remember me as the Marketing Director and Managing Director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident.

He now uses his expertise to guide his clients in designing engaging campaigns and is known as a prolific content creator, podcaster and a speaker.

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 MAF Podcast? Have you an exciting marketing or finance story to tell? Do you fancy drawing out some inspirational ideas that MAF listeners can take away to use in their own businesses? Do please contact me if you want to get involved. http://rogeredwards.co.uk


John Espirian on making technical subjects simple, clear and understandable - MAF114

In this show, I talk to John Espirian.

We chat about how to make technical subjects simple, clear and understandable.

Welcome to episode 114 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

  • Why jargon, management speak, and bloat thrive in many industries
  • How people want simple, often visual explanations of complex subjects
  • Avoiding complexity creep during the internal sign off process
  • Building a personal brand using content marketing and social media

Who John Espirian?

John is a freelance technical writer who produces razor-sharp content that gets results.

His website is in #1 spot on Google for the search term 'technical writing services UK'.

John is also a director of the Society for Editors and Proof readers

Links and Show Notes.

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

What is the Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast?

The podcast for ideas and inspiration on marketing your business and growing your business, and for discussing topics on all things finance.

The MAF Podcast is a 30 minute radio show you download from http://rogeredwards.co.uk/MAF, iTunes or Stitcher Radio.

Each week you'll hear interviews with business experts, marketers, entreprenuers and journalists. Interviews to listen to in the car, on the train or on the treadmill. Or even in the bath!

We talk about:

  • How you can grow your business using content marketing and social media
  • How you can keep your Marketing strategy and communications simple
  • Topics, issues, products and business models from the world of finance

You’ll take away one or two big ideas that you can apply to your business. So you can keep marketing your business to keep growing your business.

I’m your host, Roger Edwards.

A marketing guy from Edinburgh, Roger helps people keep their marketing simple in a world where complexity threatens to stifle business success.

An experienced marketing professional helping businesses with their marketing strategy, content and social media.

Roger clocked up many years in the ‘big corporate’ world as marketing director of several UK financial services brands before setting up his own consultancy. Some of you might remember me as the Marketing Director and Managing Director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident.

He now uses his expertise to guide his clients in designing engaging campaigns and is known as a prolific content creator, podcaster and a speaker.

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 MAF Podcast? Have you an exciting marketing or finance story to tell? Do you fancy drawing out some inspirational ideas that MAF listeners can take away to use in their own businesses? Do please contact me if you want to get involved. http://rogeredwards.co.uk


Malcolm Davidson on using YouTube videos to get mortgage clients - MAF113

My first guest of 2017 is Malcolm Davidson.

We talk about how he's used YouTube videos to find clients for his mortgage broking business

Welcome to episode 113 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

  • How the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) created a massive opportunity for mortgage brokers
  • Shooting quality videos quickly and cost effectively
  • Handling compliance issues around creating engaging content
  • Putting out good information rather than just sales blurb

Who Malcolm Davidson?

Malcolm is an experienced Mortgage Broker and Director at UK Moneyman Limited.

Since the Government brought in MMR and the banks backed away from giving mortgage advice, Malcolm's business has rocketed. He's boosted his success by putting out engaging videos on YouTube which answer client's questions. He believes his content has attracted clients who have got to know, like and trust Malcolm even before they've met him in person.

Links and Show Notes.

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

What is the Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast?

The podcast for ideas and inspiration on marketing your business and growing your business, and for discussing topics on all things finance.

The MAF Podcast is a 30 minute radio show you download from http://rogeredwards.co.uk/MAF, iTunes or Stitcher Radio.

Each week you'll hear interviews with business experts, marketers, entreprenuers and journalists. Interviews to listen to in the car, on the train or on the treadmill. Or even in the bath!

We talk about:

  • How you can grow your business using content marketing and social media
  • How you can keep your Marketing strategy and communications simple
  • Topics, issues, products and business models from the world of finance

You’ll take away one or two big ideas that you can apply to your business. So you can keep marketing your business to keep growing your business.

I’m your host, Roger Edwards.

A marketing guy from Edinburgh, Roger helps people keep their marketing simple in a world where complexity threatens to stifle business success.

An experienced marketing professional helping businesses with their marketing strategy, content and social media.

Roger clocked up many years in the ‘big corporate’ world as marketing director of several UK financial services brands before setting up his own consultancy. Some of you might remember me as the Marketing Director and Managing Director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident.

He now uses his expertise to guide his clients in designing engaging campaigns and is known as a prolific content creator, podcaster and a speaker.

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 MAF Podcast? Have you an exciting marketing or finance story to tell? Do you fancy drawing out some inspirational ideas that MAF listeners can take away to use in their own businesses? Do please contact me if you want to get involved. http://rogeredwards.co.uk


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