SESSIONS is a podcast for the creative class. If you’re fascinated by the things that make brands go from good to great, then this is a podcast for you.
Recorded by Los Angeles based brand marketing agency Matte Black, each episode our team dives into conversations with thought-leaders, discusses moments in culture that are worth understanding, and dishes up tangible insight on marketing.
042 - Getting Your Art Out There with Steph DeAngelis
So you've been posting your art on Instagram...now what? We sat down with Steph DeAngelis, LA-based designer + illustrator who has worked with brand like Outdoor Voices, The Standard, and Man Repeller, to speak on the topic. Tune in to hear about Steph's creative journey, and her 5 tips on how to get your art out the wild, and the brands in your inbox.
See Steph's Work: https://www.instagram.com/steph_angelis/
041 - Maintaining the Brand Momentum with Parks Project
Thinking on how a brand maintains relevance in the market? Same for us, always. For this episode, we went to our friends over at Parks Project to speak on the topic. Listen in as Sevag Kazanci, Co-Founder of the brand, speaks to their approach to being a giveback brand, and 5 key things they do to maintain relevance in the market.
Learn more about Parks Project -https://www.parksproject.us/
040 - Out with the Taboo with Molly Hayward from Cora
Let's tackle the taboos within the women's health industry. On this episode, we chat with Molly Hayward of Cora — the brand bringing healthy and organic period care to women around the world. Listen up as we talk about Cora’s origin story, and the five ways in which the brand are working to dismantle the taboos within the women’s health space.
Learn more about Cora - https://cora.life
039 - Finding the Core of the Brief with Megan Amberson, Brand Strategy Director
Agency friends — we've got some pro-tips on this one! On this episode, we chat with Megan Amberson, Brand Strategy Director and campaign guru. Listen in as Megan imparts her wisdom on the campaign brief process, and talks through her five key steps to getting to the core of a campaign brief; how a team should approach getting past internal assumptions to address the actual challenge at hand.
Read Megan's latest in the Shape Shift Report —
038 - A Nice Checklist for Cannabis Brands with Charlotte Palermino of Nice Paper
High times are ahead on this episode of SESSIONS. Tune in as we chat with Charlotte Palermino of Nice Paper — the media platform focused on cannabis education and content — about the ever-growing cannabis industry, how Nice Paper is spreading the good word about weed, and the five things fresh cannabis brands need to consider when entering the space.
Learn more about Nice Paper — https://benicepaper.com/
037 - Getting the Gram Together with Brandy Pham of Planoly
This episode is all about the gram. We sit down with Brandy Pham, Founder of everyone's favorite Instagram planning tool — Planoly. Listen in as Brandy chats through the beginnings of Planoly, and the five ways a brand (or person) should consider using social to establish a story + setting for themselves.
Get 1 month of Planoly for free, on us. Head over to Planoly.com, use PLANOLYSESSIONS at checkout, and happy planning!
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Saw you at Swim Lessons
Loving the podcast already! You're a sharp cookie! Thanks for the value you add to the community!!
Great dialogue / industry insight
Great guests too. Definitely adding this one to my weekly podcast listen list.
Wish I could give 6 stars
Love this podcast, insighful interviews!