Welcome to Earned, an influencer marketing podcast by Tribe Dynamics. In this series, Tribe Dynamics co-founder Conor Begley sits down with esteemed industry leaders, exploring the minds—and marketing strategies—behind the most successful beauty and fashion brands in earned media.
In each episode, we dive into our guest’s background, as they walk us through the unique—and often unexpected—journey that led them to landing their dream role. We discuss their tried-and-true marketing philosophies and unpack the evolution of brand-consumer relationships in the social media era—and of course, we talk about influencers, sharing insights into the most authentic and effective ways for brands to cultivate impactful influencer communities. Each guest also lends advice to young professionals starting out in the industry, and reveals a few of the key marketing strategies behind their brand’s coveted success, online and off—so be sure to tune in, and take notes!
21 - Sasha Plavsic, ILIA Beauty
In Episode 21 of Earned, Conor chats with Sasha Plavsic, founder of clean beauty brand ILIA Beauty, which achieved a jaw-dropping 400% year-over-year growth in sales in 2020.
20 - Shaun Westfall, Jefferies
It’s our 20th episode of Earned! In this special episode, Conor chats with the man behind some of the recent years’ biggest beauty deals: Shaun Westfall, Managing Director of the Consumer & Retail Group at Jefferies.
19 - Scott Sassa, Milk Makeup
In Episode 19 of Earned, Conor sits down with Scott Sassa, entertainment titan turned makeup mogul. Scott’s previous roles include President of Turner Entertainment, CEO of Marvel, and President of NBC Entertainment—to name a few—but he currently serves as chairman of influencer-favorite beauty brand Milk Makeup.
18 - Kevin Gould, Insert Name Here, Glamnetic, Wakeheart
New year, new Earned! In our first episode of 2021, Conor sits down with entrepreneur and brand builder Kevin Gould, founder of talent management firm and digital consulting agency Kombo Ventures, as well as the co-founder of three digitally native powerhouse brands that pulled in a combined $75 million in revenue last year: Insert Name Here, Glamnetic, and Wakeheart.
17 - Julia Straus, Sweaty Betty
In Episode 17 of Earned, Conor talks with Julia Straus, CEO of popular British activewear brand Sweaty Betty.
16 - Reuben Carranza, Kate Somerville
In Episode 16 of Earned, Conor chats with Reuben Carranza, CEO of influencer-beloved skincare brand Kate Somerville, and former president of cult-favorite haircare brands R+Co and Olaplex.
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An inspiring piece during this quarantine period. Thank you tribe!
Success is never simple and it’s so inspiring to see the paths it takes to get there. Can’t wait for more from this show!