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Perfect marketing positioning with Matt Desmier - MAF266
Episode 2664th March 2021 • Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast • Roger Edwards interviews great people from Marketing and the world of Finance
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Perfect marketing positioning with Matt Desmier - MAF266

This week let's talk about marketing positioning and about the future of in-person and virtual conferences.

My guest is Matt Desmier.

And this is episode 266 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

·      Where positioning fits in the marketing mix

·      Why positioning is as important for internal as well as external audiences

·      Have modern marketers lost control of everything other than communications?

·      The process of getting to a positioning statement

·      How Matt launched the Silicon Beach conferences

·      Future conference events: In-person, virtual or a mix?

·      Making virtual events interactive

Who is Matt Desmier?

Trading under the moniker of "Wise Old Uncle", Matt offers agencies, businesses and bigger companies clarity, insight and inspiration. His main focus is marketing positioning.

A well known international conference speaker, Matt has also produced many successful events of his own, including the famous "Silicon Beach" conferences which started life in Bournemouth, UK.

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?

This podcast is all about keeping marketing simple and all things finance.

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

The MAF Podcast is a 30-minute radio show you download from, 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.

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.