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Kay McCarthy, the founder and CEO of the Dublin-based planning agency MCCP will be flying the flag for Ireland when she delivers a talk at this year's Cannes Lions Festival in June. In an extended interview Kay talks about her paper 'Planning for the death of planning, as we know it' which will address topics like data, insight, strategy and creativity. We discuss the role of the planner today as well as the skill-sets required for a career in planning.
Plus an interview with Alex Walsh from the UK Direct Marketing Association who will preview a talk he will deliver at a forthcoming IDMA seminar on the impact of the new 2015 Irish postcodes. We discuss how postcodes help with data and how they help with segmentation, targeting and campaign planning.


Direct download: May_21st.mp3
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In this podcast there are three interviews:


Jill Byrne, Business Development Manager at Planning Consultancy MCCP talks about the agency's client base, and announces that founder Kay Mc Carthy will be the only Irish presenter at this year's Cannes International Advertising festival.

The guest speaker at MCCP's GameChanger event was Marketing Director of Kepak Foods, John Anderson, and I got the chance to discuss with him the repositioning or their Rustlers brand from a target market that was oriented at 'lads' to a more broad family appeal.

Finally in studio for an extended interview I talk to founder of Peter Connor. Bullet provide a cloud-based accountancy solution for SMEs. We discuss the points that arose in a presentation that Peter made to an Eircom Spiders workshop....lots of practical tips to build marketing presence on a shoestring.

Direct download: Persuaders_15_May_14.mp3
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An extented interview with founder of Von Bismark, Eoghan O'Sullivan. Founded in late 2011 Von Bismark released their first commercial product – the “VB Wardrobe” in 2013. The Wardrobe uses live motion capture and allows consumers to control the interface from a number of metres away using only their hands. Utilising augmented reality users can then try on virtual outfits, take pictures and share content within seconds. To date the Wardrobe has been used as a marketing and sales tool for retailers and advertisers with some of the world’s largest brands taking advantage of the Wardrobe since launch. They recently exhibited the hardware at the inaugural European Augmented Reality Marketing Conference.


Direct download: Podcast_May_9_2014.mp3
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In this podcast interview Niall Carson from Go Car describes the company's start -up marketing strategy. Go Car is Ireland's only car sharing initiative, offering short term car rental to members on a hourly basis. It's somwhat similar in concept to the hugely popular DublinBikes initiative, and has been enjoying huge growth rates since its launch, with over 30 locations now served by 50 cars. 

Direct download: Go_Gar.mp3
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In anticipation of the Bord Gáis Energy Social Media Awards 2014 taking place on June 5th, this podcast we interview founder of the , Damien Mulley and co-founder of Funky Christmas Jumpers Fabio Molle. Fabio was a winner in 2013 and in the interview he tells the story of his business and how social media marketing is at the heart of everything that they do.

Towards the end of the podcast I interview Orla Strumble, who is head of marketing at the Irish Greyhound Board. Greyhound racing has been growing in popularity, and has been successful in reaching out to new target markets - among them the marketing community, who see it as a great way to build relationships with clients and employees alike. We explore the marketing strategy behind the rise in popularity.



Direct download: Social_Media_Awards.mp3
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