66 episodes

The all-round digital marketing podcast designed to help people of all experience/skill levels become better at their jobs. Tips and tricks from top marketing experts delivered right to your ears.

Welcome to the "Azeem Digital Asks" digital marketing podcast, hosted by me, Azeem.

Over the course of this podcast, I'll be talking to some of the top marketers in the industry and learning more about them, and getting some really useful marketing tips from them to help you too!

If you're interested to learn more from some of the top names in the industry - then you are in the right place!

Azeem Digital Asks - The All-Round Digital Marketing Podcast Azeem Digital

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The all-round digital marketing podcast designed to help people of all experience/skill levels become better at their jobs. Tips and tricks from top marketing experts delivered right to your ears.

Welcome to the "Azeem Digital Asks" digital marketing podcast, hosted by me, Azeem.

Over the course of this podcast, I'll be talking to some of the top marketers in the industry and learning more about them, and getting some really useful marketing tips from them to help you too!

If you're interested to learn more from some of the top names in the industry - then you are in the right place!

    65 - Troy Sandidge on how marketing and sales can align

    65 - Troy Sandidge on how marketing and sales can align

    Marketing doesn't communicate well with sales. Sales doesn't communicate well with Marketing. A common problem. Hear from industry thought leader Troy Sandidge on what both sides can do to become more aligned.

    Troy is known as the 'Strategy Hacker'. He works as a growth strategist & demand generation for startups, SaaS, & B2B, as well as speaking at lots of conferences, and runs his own podcast too!

    In this episode, we discuss:


    The biggest issue that sales teams have with marketing.
    The biggest issue that marketing teams have with sales.
    How the rise in remote working / less office time impacted this relationship.
    What both sides can do to improve the relationship.
    The benefits of aligned sales and marketing teams.

    ...and much more!

    As always, if you enjoyed this, and previous episodes, please like, rate, share, and subscribe to the podcast - it all helps!

    Useful links:

    Podcast Anchor Page: https://anchor.fm/azeemdigitalasks  

    My Twitter page: https://twitter.com/AzeemDigital  

    My website: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/  

    Sign up to "The Marginalised Marketer" newsletter: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/the-marginalised-marketer-newsletter/  

    Troy's Twitter: https://twitter.com/FindTroy

    Marketing O'Clock charity episode: https://buffalo.marketingoclock.com/

    • 25 min
    64 - Jess Peace on job satisfaction within the marketing industry

    64 - Jess Peace on job satisfaction within the marketing industry

    How can you find, and more importantly - keep hold of job satisfaction in the marketing industry? Jess Peace joins me on this episode to share really useful tips and advice on how to do just that, for people of all skill levels and experience.

    Jess is a copywriter and editor, and a content team lead at NeoMam. She's also a podcaster herself, which means this is one discussion you really don't want to miss.

    In this episode, we discuss:


    How to define job satisfaction.
    What differences there are in job satisfaction between junior and senior management roles.
    The impact that NOT having job satisfaction has.
    Her thoughts on those people who have the "Sunday Scaries" (dreading going into work the next week).
    How she thinks teams perform when everyone is satisfied and motivated within their jobs.
    What advice would she give to people who are looking for job satisfaction.

    ...and much more!

    As always, if you enjoyed this, and previous episodes, please like, rate, share, and subscribe to the podcast - it all helps!

    Useful links:

    Podcast Anchor Page: https://anchor.fm/azeemdigitalasks  

    My Twitter page: https://twitter.com/AzeemDigital  

    My website: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/  

    Sign up to "The Marginalised Marketer" newsletter: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/the-marginalised-marketer-newsletter/  

    Jess's Twitter: https://twitter.com/peaceyyy

    • 23 min
    63 - Ashwin Balakrishnan on how content is much more than just SEO blogs

    63 - Ashwin Balakrishnan on how content is much more than just SEO blogs

    Content doesn't just mean pushing out SEO blogs. It can be things like YouTube videos, podcasts, whitepapers, and so much more. Hear from Ashwin Balakrishnan on the power of content in all formats.

    Ashwin is a writer, marketer, and a strategist. He is currently the head of marketing at Optmyzr. 

    (As a reminder, you can now WATCH the podcast on YouTube, or on Spotify Video too)

    In this episode, we discuss:


    If content is way more than SEO blogs, how does he define this?
    His thoughts on marketers constantly churning out blog posts as part of their content strategy.
    What a good content strategy looks like to him.
    Advice for listeners who solely publish blog content.
    How to approach getting buy-in from the C-suite/management to produce content that isn't blogs.

    ...and so much more!

    As always, if you enjoyed this, and previous episodes, please like, rate, share, and subscribe to the podcast - it all helps!

    Useful links:

    Podcast Anchor Page: https://anchor.fm/azeemdigitalasks  

    My Twitter page: https://twitter.com/AzeemDigital  

    My website: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/  

    Sign up to "The Marginalised Marketer" newsletter: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/the-marginalised-marketer-newsletter/  

    Ashwin's Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheCopyTrail

    Ashwin's Website - www.thecopytrail.com

    Brendan's article on search intent: https://seofortherestofus.org/seo/search-intent/

    • 29 min
    62 - Claire Carlile on finding and carving out your niche

    62 - Claire Carlile on finding and carving out your niche

    Claire Carlile joins me on the Azeem Digital Asks podcast to discuss how you can find, and carve out your niche in the marketing industry.  

    Claire Carlile is a Local Search Expert at BrightLocal and Head of Pencils at Claire Carlile Marketing, and is someone who is incredibly well respected in the industry. It was a pleasure to interview her. 

    In this episode, we discuss:  


    - What finding and carving out your niche means. 
    - What impact she thinks the pandemic has had on the way people work and find their niche. 
    - Why finding a niche is important.  
    - Her thoughts on the theory that people should be generalists over specialists.  
    - Advice for someone who's just starting out in terms of finding their niche  

    ...and much more!  

    As always, if you enjoyed this, and previous episodes, please like, rate, share, and subscribe to the podcast - it all helps!  

    Useful links:  

    Podcast Anchor Page: https://anchor.fm/azeemdigitalasks  

    My Twitter page: https://twitter.com/AzeemDigital  

    My website: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/  

    Sign up to "The Marginalised Marketer" newsletter: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/the-marginalised-marketer-newsletter/  

    Claire's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Clairecarlile  

    Claire's course: https://academy.brightlocal.com/

    • 20 min
    61 - Crystal Carter on why SEO is a team sport

    61 - Crystal Carter on why SEO is a team sport

    Head of SEO communications at Wix, Crystal Carter joins me on the show to share her reasons on why SEO should be seen as a team sport, and not something that should be looked at in isolation. 

    *As a reminder, you can now get this podcast in video form too, on either Spotify, or YouTube. Use the anchor.fm link below to choose your preferred platform.*

    In this episode, we discuss:


    What makes SEO a team sport.
    When she thinks SEO changed to become a team sport.
    Examples of this in action.
    How SEO's can ensure they can be team players.
    Why she thinks this is important.
    Advice for businesses who are yet to work in this way.

    ...and much more!

    As always, if you enjoyed this, and previous episodes, please like, rate, share, and subscribe to the podcast - it all helps!

    **FULL EPISODE TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE AT https://iamazeemdigital.com/blog/crystal-carter-podcast-interview/**

    Useful Links:

    Podcast Anchor Page: https://anchor.fm/azeemdigitalasks

    My Twitter page: https://twitter.com/AzeemDigital

    My website: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/

    Sign up to "The Marginalised Marketer" newsletter: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/the-marginalised-marketer-newsletter/

    Crystal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/CrystalontheWeb

    • 27 min
    60 - Jasmine Granton on progression and management within Digital PR

    60 - Jasmine Granton on progression and management within Digital PR

    Hello new subscribers and hello 2022...the Azeem Digital Asks podcast is BACK with a bang! If you listen on Spotify, you can now get a video version of this podcast. I'll also upload it to YouTube.

    Joining me on the first episode of season 3 is the awesome Jasmine Granton, Digital PR Team Lead at Evolved, conference speaker, and co-founder of Chalkboard Creative.

    In this episode, we discuss:


    What Digital PR is, the changes she has seen since she has been in the industry.
    The things she has learned from changing jobs in the last 12 months.
    What routes are available for people working in Digital PR to progress into.
    Advice for a junior level Digital PR do to gain those management skills?
    What she things makes a good Digital PR manager, and leader.
    How to balance being friendly with professionalism.
    Her idea of 'how you can help yourself and make sure you’re helping your manager help you be promoted' - and how to do it.

    ...and much more!

    As always, if you enjoyed this, and previous episodes, please like, rate, share, and subscribe to the podcast - it all helps!

    **FULL EPISODE TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE AT https://iamazeemdigital.com/blog/jasmine-granton-podcast-interview/**

    Useful Links:

    Podcast Anchor Page: https://anchor.fm/azeemdigitalasks

    My Twitter page: https://twitter.com/AzeemDigital

    My website: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/

    Sign up to "The Marginalised Marketer" newsletter: https://www.iamazeemdigital.com/the-marginalised-marketer-newsletter/

    Jasmine's Twitter: https://twitter.com/GrantonJasmine

    • 26 min

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Azeem always finds the best guests with the greatest insights

I love listening to Azeem’s podcast.

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