68 episodes

In this podcast series, Tim Richardson (founder, Fern Studios) sits down for an insightful and not-so-serious chat with smart people doing cool stuff. So if you’re into brands, technology, design, e-commerce and people, then tune in.

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    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

In this podcast series, Tim Richardson (founder, Fern Studios) sits down for an insightful and not-so-serious chat with smart people doing cool stuff. So if you’re into brands, technology, design, e-commerce and people, then tune in.

    Ep 65: Oliver Duffy-Lee, Founder of Authority Agency

    Ep 65: Oliver Duffy-Lee, Founder of Authority Agency

    I sit down with Oliver Duffy-Lee, Founder of Authority Agency and we discuss why building authority is key to any services business, how to pivot away from referrals as your key lead generation source, the incredible power of positioning, why being a thinker is better than being a doer, how to produce consistently good content, why differentiation is the biggest challenge for agencies in 2023, AI’s influence on the agency landscape and why Notion is the GOAT when it comes to agency ops.  

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    • 36 min
    Ep 64: The team at Rotate° agency

    Ep 64: The team at Rotate° agency

    I sit down with Jim, Chris and Andy from Rotate° agency. We explore the origins of the agency, why the tech stack is secondary to solving client business problems, the evolution and future of headless and composable commerce, working with brands like Seedlip and Chilly’s at the early stages of their growth, why being a fractional digital team is a great way to work with clients, the advantages of hiring senior talent and building a high-performing teams and their go-to agency internal tech stack, which includes: Notion, ASANA, Linear, Slack, Figma / Figjam.  

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    • 39 min
    Ep 63: Matt Kennedy, CEO & founder of Fussy

    Ep 63: Matt Kennedy, CEO & founder of Fussy

    I sit down with Matt Kennedy, CEO & founder of Fussy. We explore why working in advertising is a great foundation for starting a business, launching a product on kickstarter, being relentlessly focussed on the costumer and product. why growth equals marketing AND ops, their Dragons den experience (spoiler alert, the lift is fake), why everything is a creative opportunity and acquisition opportunities in the current macro climate   

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    • 39 min
    Ep 62: Georgie Carter, founder of Pepped

    Ep 62: Georgie Carter, founder of Pepped

    I sit down with Georgie Carter, founder of Pepped. We explore creating an agency by accident, the importance of lifecycle marketing and creating relevant customer experiences, how to optimise your retention strategies, the power of high-value content emails, finding opportunities in the current macro climate, the value of creating a niche position and why SMS is going to be a key strategy for brands in 2023  

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    • 35 min
    Ep 61: Adison Clark, Co-Founder of P&Co.

    Ep 61: Adison Clark, Co-Founder of P&Co.

    I sit down with Adison Clark, Co-Founder of P&Co. We explore how a love of music and motorbike-coffee-tattoo culture led to the creation of the brand, the power of community building and DIY content for early stages of growth, why they focussed on psychographics not demographics, why we need to rebrand the term influencer, pivoting from a brand to an agency and the best piece of advice if you’re starting your own brand.  

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    • 34 min
    Ep 60: Tim Masek, founder of 1-800-D2C

    Ep 60: Tim Masek, founder of 1-800-D2C

    Tim Masek, founder of 1-800-D2C. We explore how a passion for eComm and a spreadsheet turned into 1-800-D2C, the process of curating the most exciting D2C brands and tech, the power of differentiation through branding, why D2C is NOT dead, rethinking traditional events that focus human connection, why Shopify will continue to dominate and what’s next for 1-800-D2C.  

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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

podcastlover73 ,

One of my favorite podcasts

Tim does an excellent job of selecting/inviting guests from interesting brands, agencies, etc. Not only is this podcast educational but it’s super entertaining. Love it!

hanabello ,

Uplifting and valuable!

Whether you are only interested or currently dabbling in entrepreneurship, you will gain great insight and knowledge by listening to this podcast. Tim and his interesting guests are amazing at telling their stories of horror and success with their online business. Casual yet educational, you will leave with surely a lot more than you expect when you listen to this podcast!

siobhanricho ,

Empty basket leaves brain full!

Great insights into not only retail platforms but an array of consumer topics with super smart, interesting guests and an inquisitive and engaging host!

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