12 episodes

Down To Chat is a collection of conversations with operators and friends in the Direct to Consumer space.

As avid podcast listeners and DTC fanatics, Cody and Eli have been searching for a podcast that is casual and conversational, while at the same time useful and insightful. A podcast that covers all things DTC from operators who are building the next generation of CPG brands.

This is that.

Down To Chat Cody Plofker and Eli Weiss

    • Business

Down To Chat is a collection of conversations with operators and friends in the Direct to Consumer space.

As avid podcast listeners and DTC fanatics, Cody and Eli have been searching for a podcast that is casual and conversational, while at the same time useful and insightful. A podcast that covers all things DTC from operators who are building the next generation of CPG brands.

This is that.

    Ep. 12: Community Building, Team Building, and an Amazing Acquisition

    Ep. 12: Community Building, Team Building, and an Amazing Acquisition

    In episode Twelve of Down To Chat DTC, Eli and Cody chatted about all things community building, team building, the $630M acquisition of Hero Cosmetics, and more.  This podcast is brought to you by Swag.com and Wayflyer.

    Get 10% off your first order at Swag.com with promo code DTC10.
    Get fast, flexible funding from $10k to $20m at the best possible rates at Wayflyer.com/pod.

    Cody: https://twitter.com/codyplof | https://www.codyplofker.com/newsletter
    Eli: https://twitter.com/eliweisss | http://eliweisss.com

    • 53 min
    Ep. 11: What's Working For Us On Facebook + Our Take on "Is DTC Dead?"

    Ep. 11: What's Working For Us On Facebook + Our Take on "Is DTC Dead?"

    In episode Eleven of Down To Chat DTC, Eli and Cody chatted about all things Facebook ads and DTC as a whole.

    This podcast is brought to you by Swag.com and Wayflyer.

    Get 10% off your first order at Swag.com with promo code DTC10.
    Get fast, flexible funding from $10k to $20m at the best possible rates at Wayflyer.com/pod.

    Cody: https://twitter.com/codyplof | https://www.codyplofker.com/newsletter
    Eli: https://twitter.com/eliweisss | http://eliweisss.com

    • 57 min
    Ep. 10: CX as a Career, Surprise & Delight, & Calculating ROI on CX with Michael Bair

    Ep. 10: CX as a Career, Surprise & Delight, & Calculating ROI on CX with Michael Bair

    In episode Ten of Down To Chat DTC, Eli chats with Michael Bair, the SVP of CX at FIGS. FIGS is a DTC healthcare apparel and lifestyle brand that celebrates, empowers, and serves current and future generations of healthcare professionals. 

    We chatted about CX as a career, quiet quitting, shipping insurance, leading and motivating large CX teams, and calculating ROI on great CX.

    This podcast is brought to you by Swag.com and Wayflyer.

    Get 10% off your first order at Swag.com with promo code DTC10.
    Get fast, flexible funding from $10k to $20m at the best possible rates at Wayflyer.com/pod.

    Cody: https://twitter.com/codyplof | https://www.codyplofker.com/newsletter
    Eli: https://twitter.com/eliweisss | http://eliweisss.com
    Michael: https://twitter.com/michaeljbair | https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaeljbair/

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Ep. 9: Drops, Community, and Collabs with Peiman Raf

    Ep. 9: Drops, Community, and Collabs with Peiman Raf

    In episode Nine of Down To Chat DTC, Cody and Eli chat with Peiman Raf. Peiman is the Co-founder and CEO of Madhappy.

    In 2017, Madhappy launched as an optimistic lifestyle brand creating conversation around mental health through impactful products and experiences. In a space that has been dominated by sentiments of negativity, we set out to spread positivity in our community. Madhappy has grown to become a powerful product, content and storytelling platform, reshaping the narrative around what a brand can be and the impact it can have.

    We chatted about how Madhappy chooses who to collab with, how their product drop strategy has been working for them, and how important community and mental health are. This podcast is brought to you by Swag.com and Wayflyer.

    Get 10% off your first order at Swag.com with promo code DTC10. Get fast, flexible funding from $10k to $20m at the best possible rates at Wayflyer.com/pod.

    Cody: https://twitter.com/codyplof | https://www.codyplofker.com/newsletter
    Eli: https://twitter.com/eliweisss | http://eliweisss.com
    Peiman: https://twitter.com/peimanraf | http://madhappy.com/

    • 50 min
    Ep. 8: The Future of Marketing and Growing Omnichannel Brands with Shray Joshi

    Ep. 8: The Future of Marketing and Growing Omnichannel Brands with Shray Joshi

    In episode Eight of Down To Chat DTC, Cody and Eli chat with Shray Joshi.

    Shray is the Founder of Good Peeps, a full-stack marketing agency that helps scale and build the brands in your fridge and pantry. Good Peeps works with brands like Flying Embers, Kaged, Fly by Jing, and many more. Prior to Good Peeps, Shray was Director of Digital at Health-ade, and worked at other fantastic brands like Simulate and Cha-Cha Matcha. 

    We chatted about the future of dtc marketing, how lots of short-term hacks won't work for much longer, and growing omnichannel brands. This podcast is brought to you by Swag.com and Wayflyer.

    Get 10% off your first order at Swag.com with promo code DTC10. Get fast, flexible funding from $10k to $20m at the best possible rates at Wayflyer.com/pod.

    Cody: https://twitter.com/codyplof | https://www.codyplofker.com/newsletter
    Eli: https://twitter.com/eliweisss | http://eliweisss.com
    Shray: https://twitter.com/shrayvj | https://www.thepeeps.co/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 7: How Lomi Does 9 Figures in Revenue by Putting Brand First with Matt Bertulli

    Ep. 7: How Lomi Does 9 Figures in Revenue by Putting Brand First with Matt Bertulli

    In episode Seven of Down To Chat DTC, Cody and Eli chat with Matt Bertulli. Matt is the CEO of Pela Case and Lomi, 9-figure businesses with a mission to “unfuck the planet”.



    We chat about how Matt is the online garbage-man, how Lomi is taking a software-onboarding approach, and how the way a customer feels matters more than anything else. 

    This podcast is brought to you by Swag.com and Wayflyer.

    Get 10% off your first order at Swag.com with promo code DTC10. Get fast, flexible funding from $10k to $20m at the best possible rates at Wayflyer.com/pod.

    Cody: https://twitter.com/codyplof | https://www.codyplofker.com/newsletter
    Eli: https://twitter.com/eliweisss | http://eliweisss.com
    Matt: https://twitter.com/mbertulli

    Lomi Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDbYtuiKpkU

    • 1 hr 6 min

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