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Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast - Roger Edwards interviews great people from Marketing and the world of Finance EPISODE 246, 28th May 2020
Neal Schaffer - Is influencer marketing the new PR? - MAF246
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Neal Schaffer - Is influencer marketing the new PR? - MAF246

Neal Schaffer - Is influencer marketing the new PR? - MAF246

This week my guest is Neal Schaffer, author of The Age of Influence

We talk about leveraging the other, collaborating with influencers to grow your business and boost marketing creativity.

Welcome to episode 246 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

  • The myths and the truth about influencer marketing
  • Leveraging the other
  • Organic and paid celebrity endorsements
  • How influencers can help businesses create stunning visual content
  • Have influencers replaced creative agencies?
  • There are influencers in your community
  • Why influencer marketing is no longer a numbers game
  • Is influencer marketing the new PR?

Who is Neal Schaffer?

Neal Schaffer is a leading authority on helping businesses through their digital transformation of sales and marketing through consulting, training, and helping enterprises large and small develop and execute on social media marketing strategy, influencer marketing, and social selling initiatives.

President of the social media agency PDCA Social, Neal also teaches digital media to executives at Rutgers University, the Irish Management Institute (Ireland), and the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland). Fluent in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese, Neal is a popular social media speaker and has been invited to speak about digital media on four continents in a dozen countries.

He is also the author of 3 books on social media, including The Age of Influence published in March 2020.

Neal resides in Irvine, California but also frequently travels to Japan.

Links and Show Notes.

For links to the books and apps mentioned, 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.

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.

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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