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Fighting back against complex crap marketing material - MAF218
Episode 21822nd August 2019 • Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast • Roger Edwards interviews great people from Marketing and the world of Finance
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Fighting back against complex crap marketing material - MAF218

There’s some shocking, bloated copy out there on websites and on corporate marketing material.

Stuffed full of pompous words, passive sentences, jargon, legalese and management-speak cliches.

Why do companies let this happen? Let's grab a coffee and talk about it some more.

Welcome to episode 218 of the award-winning Marketing and Finance podcast.

What you'll hear about in this episode:

  • News media calling out companies using complex and bloated language
  • The 4 reasons why companies end up infesting their marketing material with complex crap
  • How to put together simple and engaging marketing material
  • Three rules for keeping marketing simple

Links and Show Notes.

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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, 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.