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IN CLEAR FOCUS is a weekly podcast offering fresh perspectives on marketing and advertising from experienced practitioners and notable thought leaders. With topics relevant to B2C and B2B marketers, we discuss strategy, branding, media, creative, and analytics. And there's a monthly book club featuring exclusive interviews with authors and discounts on featured titles. Level up your marketing with IN CLEAR FOCUS. New episodes every Tuesday, wherever you listen to podcasts.

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IN CLEAR FOCUS is a weekly podcast offering fresh perspectives on marketing and advertising from experienced practitioners and notable thought leaders. With topics relevant to B2C and B2B marketers, we discuss strategy, branding, media, creative, and analytics. And there's a monthly book club featuring exclusive interviews with authors and discounts on featured titles. Level up your marketing with IN CLEAR FOCUS. New episodes every Tuesday, wherever you listen to podcasts.

    Celebrating Global Focus Group Day with Jeanne Corrigan

    Celebrating Global Focus Group Day with Jeanne Corrigan

    IN CLEAR FOCUS: To celebrate Global Focus Group Day, an interview with consumer behavior strategist Jeanne Corrigan. Jeanne discusses focus groups' history and their enduring relevance in brand strategy and advertising research. We explore how technology and COVID-19 have transformed qualitative research, and Jeanne considers the role AI will play in shaping market research's future. Jeanne also shares insights from recent focus groups and offers advice for brand managers and aspiring researchers.

    • 26 min
    "The Road To Hell," with Nick Asbury

    "The Road To Hell," with Nick Asbury

    IN CLEAR FOCUS: Our guest this week is Nick Asbury, one of the UK's most-awarded copywriters, discussing his new book, "The Road to Hell: How Purposeful Business Leads to Bad Marketing and a Worse World." We explore the history of purpose in business, its detrimental impact on advertising effectiveness over the past 15 years, and the potential risks for brands aligning with causes. Nick shares fresh insights on shifting from purpose-led branding towards more effective, humor-based advertising.

    • 38 min
    Tracksuit Reveals The Awareness Advantage with Matthew Herbert

    Tracksuit Reveals The Awareness Advantage with Matthew Herbert

    IN CLEAR FOCUS: Matthew Herbert, co-founder and co-CEO of SaaS research platform Tracksuit, discusses measuring brand awareness and marketing effectiveness, building on insights from co-founder James Hurman's presentation, “The Awareness Advantage” at Cannes Lions last week. Matt shares advice on balancing brand building with performance marketing and suggests key metrics for product launches. He also addresses measuring brand perception across touchpoints and previews Tracksuit's new features.

    • 32 min
    Collaboration is the New Competition with Priscilla McKinney

    Collaboration is the New Competition with Priscilla McKinney

    IN CLEAR FOCUS: In this week's episode, guest Priscilla McKinney, CEO of Little Bird Marketing and the author of “Collaboration is the New Competition,” shares her insights on shifting mindsets in marketing and advertising. Learn about Priscilla's proven framework for successful collaboration and the concept of "itchy backs," illustrated with real-world examples. Discover how to identify opportunities, overcome challenges, and build partnerships with a transformational approach to collaboration.

    • 35 min
    Omneky: AI-Driven Ads At Scale with Matt Swalley

    Omneky: AI-Driven Ads At Scale with Matt Swalley

    IN CLEAR FOCUS: Guest Matt Swalley, co-founder and Chief Business Officer at Omneky, discusses his AI-driven advertising technology startup. Matt explains how Omneky's platform leverages AI and computer vision to generate and optimize personalized digital ad creative at scale, showcasing several client success stories. Matt also discusses the future of AI in advertising, provides practical advice for developing AI strategy, and addresses concerns about AI's impact on employment in the industry.

    • 28 min
    Brand Positioning with Kathy Guzmán Galloway, The Clarity Wizard

    Brand Positioning with Kathy Guzmán Galloway, The Clarity Wizard

    IN CLEAR FOCUS: Kathy Guzmán Galloway, a seasoned CPG strategist known to her clients as The Clarity Wizard, shares insights on her unique brand positioning framework and the impact of consumer research on effective brand strategy. Kathy discusses the role of multicultural marketing in brand positioning and future trends shaping the CPG space. Learn how brand positioning can help tell compelling brand stories and stay relevant in today's rapidly changing consumer landscape. 

    • 33 min

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