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Tim Lewis on social media as a networking strategy - MAF148
Episode 1482nd November 2017 • Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast • Roger Edwards interviews great people from Marketing and the world of Finance
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Tim Lewis on social media as a networking strategy - MAF148

My guest on the show this week is Tim Lewis.

We talk how you can use social media and content, such as blogs and live video, to grow your business network.

Welcome to episode 148 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.  

We chat about:

  • Avoiding the "spray and pray" approach to networking
  • Social media and content allow a new type of networking
  • The power of twitter chats
  • People underestimate the power of commenting on blogs and videos for making contacts
  • How other people's content can act as a network enabler

Who is Tim Lewis?

With over 18 year’s experience in IT development and management in Financial Services Industry, Tim's now working in the world of writing fiction and publishing. He's managing director of Stoneham Press, has published fiction on Amazon and helps other self-publishers.

Tim is the host of the Being Self Published Podcast. He's writing a book about how to use social media and content to build business networks - using social media to get ahead by "being you".

Links and Show Notes.

For links to the books and apps mentioned by Tim, 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.

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

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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.