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Jon Pittham on putting personality into business brands - MAF106
27th October 2016 • Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast • Roger Edwards interviews great people from Marketing and the world of Finance
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Jon Pittham on putting personality into business brands - MAF106

My guest on the show this week is Jon Pittman. A former financial adviser now running a marketing agency.

We talk about how to build more personality into business and financial planning brands.

Welcome to episode 106 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

  • How digital has blurred the boundaries between creative, marketing and PR agencies
  • A new breed of financial planners who are looking to use digital as a catalyst for growth
  • How Google is replacing the referral as a source of clients
  • Building more personality into your business brand using the "human touch"

Who is Jon Pittham?

Jon is owner and MD of ClientsFirst, an integrated marketing agency specialising in the B2B and professional services sectors.

He's all about helping businesses reach their audience with the right message at the right time. Building their brand and proposition; expanding digital reach; creating opportunity; engaging and connecting with their audience.

Jon has worked for Friend's Provident before as stint in a financial adviser firm before launching his current venture.

Links and Show Notes.

For links to the books and apps mentioned by Jon, 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 I help people like you with your marketing strategy, content and social media. Until I set up my own business I was in and out of senior marketing roles in UK Financial Services Companies for two decades. Some of you might remember me as the Marketing Director and Managing Director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident.

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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.