An advert free, Weekly digital marketing podcast with listeners in over 180 countries worldwide, The Digital Marketing Podcast combines interviews with global experts, together with the latest news, tools, strategies and techniques to give your digital marketing the edge. Perfect for your daily commute, the podcast aims to be both entertaining and informative. Produced by Target Internet and hosted by Digital Marketing and E-commerce Expert, Ciaran Rogers and Award Winning Author and Speaker, Daniel Rowles. Find out more at TargetInternet.com
Marketing Planning for 2022
Daniel and Ciaran are back to kick off 2022 with a fresh look at planning and priorities. For the first time, we recorded this episode on video so those of you who want to watch it - now can! Daniel shares his ongoing vision of creation before curation. We explore setting some effective and smart goals and objectives for your year ahead. We also explore some of the new technologies marketers need to understand. We also have quite a heated debate on cookies and the web's reliance on them. Also under discussion on crypto and NFC’s, Daniel rails against ciaran multiple times to convince him that NFC’s are hugely important but in the end, comes to the conclusion he may be banging his head against a brick wall on that front. Finally, we wrap up with some sources of inspiration for looking at your work differently. Daniel shares with us his appreciation of Agile Marketing Management, OKR’s, Project Oxygen. Dig into the resources he shares and invigorate your year ahead with some fresh perspective. Useful Resources Target Internet Youtube Channel This episode as a video Daniel’s Strategy Statement Apple Example A- What you’ll do B- What it will be focussed on C- What it will achieve D- What the market impact will be Apple will launch a full communications assault (a) to challenge the PC/Microsoft Windows dominant position (b) by finding flaws in the PC to contrast with Mac computers’ simplicity (c) to steal significant market share by enticing frustrated consumers to buy a Mac (d). Setting S.M.A.R.T. Objectives First used in the November 1981 issue of Management Review by George T. Doran in an article entitled "There's a S.M.A.R.T. way to write management's goals and objectives". () Specific Measurable Actionable / Achievable / Attainable Realistic and Relevant Time-bound See how much this has been pulled around by different marketers TikTok GA4 Felipe Castro OKR’s Agile Marketing Management Google’s Project Oxygen Benchmark your skills
Digital Marketing Skills Benchmark 2021
The skills required to succeed in digital marketing are constantly changing, which makes it very hard to keep up with all of these changes. So how is the marketing industry coping with developing and learning all these new skills? Daniel walks us through what Target Internet's Digital Skills Benchmark results tell us about the state of digital marketing at the start of 2022. Published in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the 2022 edition of this report has some interesting findings. With data collated from thousands of marketers across the world, it helps us all understand our skill and knowledge gaps more clearly than ever before. Listen in for the answers and find out what the benchmark level is among your level of seniority and discover how different sectors of our industry have performed. Also under discussion, could Ciaran carry off being completely bald? We also explore, if Daniel and Ciaran were being chased by a Tiger, who would get eaten? Useful Links If you would like to benchmark your own performance you can. It only takes around 30 minutes. If you manage a team of marketing professionals, we are inviting teams of up to 30 people to benchmark their whole team (Usually we limit this to just 10.) To take advantage of this unique offer for podcast listeners, just mention you listen to the podcast in the Subscribe to our
Audience Insight Tools
Audience Insight Tools Daniel and Ciaran explore must-have tools for better marketing audience intelligence. These free tools will help you uncover who your website audience is and what they are interested in. Get a greater depth of understanding and clarity than your standard analytics can give you. Discover exactly what your audience do while on your website. Digital Marketing Toolkit UpdateWe all know that digital marketing can be complicated. There are so many tools, and it's hard to know which ones you should use. Our will help make navigating the marketing world easier and more effective for you. This toolkit has been put together by us after years of experience working with businesses of all sizes. It includes all-out favourite Google Chrome extensions and apps as well as some awesome free online resources you won't want to miss. We also announce our new, not to be missed, free monthly event. Make sure you have to ensure you get your invite. Useful Links Consent Permission Optimisation Podcast episode Usercentrics Quantcast Measure: Audience Intelligence Choice consent management tool Descript Audio and Video Editor Bing Webmaster Tools Microsoft Clarity SparkToro YouGov Think With Google Get Our Updated Digital Marketing Toolkit Subscribe to our Email Newsletter
Is Social Media A Toxic Ingredient?
Earlier this week, ethical and global cosmetics brand Lush announced their intention to shut down their activity on multiple social media platforms. “The global Lush brand will be turning its back on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Snapchat until the platforms take action to provide a safer environment for users. This policy is rolling out across all the 48 countries where Lush operates. “ In the wake of this news, Daniel and Ciaran discuss ‘Is Social Media Toxic?” exploring different angles to the debate. For those who decide it is, what could or should be done about it? We invite listeners to get in touch with their perspectives? What are your thoughts on this subject and how is your organisation or brand intending to work the marketing mix in the current marketing environment going into 2022 and beyond. Listen in and join in the debate. Useful links Lush Press Announcement Understanding Negativity Bias Facebook Experiments into Negativity and Positivity Wall Street Journal article on leaked Social Media research Instagram’s response to the above Wall Street Journal Article CIM IAB Code of Ethics BIMA
Culture Ate My Brand - Improving Company Culture & Results
If culture is the foundation of every successful brand, is your organisation fundamentally doomed? Does your organisation settle for inadequate employee performance, mediocre outcomes, and unremarkable earnings? It doesn’t have to be like this. We speak to Mark Miller and Ted Vaughn, the cofounders of Historic Agency about their work as a brand strategy company that helps ambitious brands do more good. They believe in mediocrity's potential for greatness through understanding culture at all levels with methods like measuring it so you can understand how your organisation functions from top-down or bottom-up, or both. The Culture of a CompanyWe explore the concepts in their Book ‘Culture Built My Brand’. Discover ways to break through the inertia to engage your team, drive better results, and attract a tribe of loyal customers—by tapping into the greatest driver of brand success: your internal company culture. Passionate about helping ambitious businesses do more good in their communities they love tackling tough problems like how best to measure culture or what actions can lead an organisation towards greatness with its customers at heart. What is Company Culture?Learn how your company culture can help you win more customers and turn them into super fans. Filled with practical steps and case study examples of culture at work, Mark and Ted share the know-how you need to tap into your company culture to create an authentic brand that stands out from the competition. Useful LInks Historic Agency Culture Built my brand Patagonia Patagonia Daycare Nasa Pumpkin Carving Contest The Netflix Keeper Test ( It is a more positive than you think) Tidal High Fidelity Music Sharing service
Evergreen Content, Content Calendars & Effective Content Titles
Are you using the right strategies to get people excited about your marketing content? Daniel and Ciaran take a deep dive into the ongoing issues around creating great Evergreen content that continually works. They explore keyword research techniques and how to create better performing titles, so your stands out among other competing organic content in its niche. Also under discussion - how to craft better hero content by making the most of your Content Calendar. Daniel shares how to further enhance e your content calendar and make use of our free, customisable Useful Resources Target Internet Content calendar Excel Template Rand Fishkin’s 10X content with examples Example of Google Analytics Certification web page Daniel discusses? Keywords Everywhere Answer the Public Target Internet Content calendar Excel Template
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I’ve only just started listening to this podcast and I love it so much that I’ve enrolled onto target internet’s training course! I’ve worked in marketing for a number of years but I’m a bit out of touch with some digital practices. This is a really engaging and easy to understand podcast that I’m really enjoying so thank you!
So many useful tips!
This is my go-to podcast for the latest tips, software advice and best practice. Some other marketing podcasts can be a bit irritating, not this one!