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Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast


Oct 31, 2019

Why it's daft to put marketing tactics before strategy - MAF223

What? You don't have a marketing strategy? You don't even have any goals?

Then it's likely your marketing communications tactics won't work.

Let's grab a coffee and talk about it some more.

Welcome to episode 223 of the award-winning Marketing and Finance podcast.

What you'll hear about in this episode:

  • What happened at the AllWeb Albania Digital Marketing Conference
  • Why we've become obsessed with marketing communications tactics and neglect the strategy
  • 3 simple steps to putting together a marketing strategy (call it a plan if you don't like the "S" word)
  • An exciting alternative to SMART goals

Links and Show Notes.

For links to the books and apps mentioned, please visit 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.

I’m Roger Edwards, a marketing guy and keynote speaker from Edinburgh. Talk to me if you want to cut the BS and complexity from your marketing strategy.

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

Each week you'll hear interviews with business experts, marketers, entrepreneurs 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.

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