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Engaging Marketeer

Described by one detractor as an 'angry receding man', Darren Jamieson hosts the Engaging Marketeer Podcast where the Liverpool Comedy Festival winner delivers his own brand of business and marketing content. With a mixture of personal stories, detailed advice, step-by-step processes, angry explosive rants and thought-provoking interviews, Darren offers a very different take on business and marketing that provides insights for new startups and experienced business owners alike.

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How To Ensure Your Marketing Emails Are Received & Opened
Are your marketing emails getting ignored? In this week’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren tackles the common mistakes people make in their marketing campaigns, including why your emails are likely going unopened – and what you can do about it. About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11:39 13/06/2024
From £100k Debt To Successful Six Figure Business - With Dan Mather
The road to success is never straight forward... In this episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren is speaking to Dan Mather, who is the founder of the Derby security business JKE Security. Dan shares his incredible business journey with Darren - including how he recovered from serious debt in order to build a successful six-figure business in JKE Security. They also discuss Dan's future business ambitions, as well as embracing social media and digital marketing for business growth. Connect with Dan: Website: https://www.jkesecurity.co.uk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JKEsecUK/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jkesecurity/ X: https://x.com/JKESecurity LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-mather-jke-security/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
60:00 06/06/2024
Being Great At Networking For Those Who HATE Networking
Does the thought of networking send shivers down your spine? Being in a room full of people trying to push business cards at you isn’t exactly everyone’s idea of a picnic (although maybe for you it is – we’re not judging!). In this episode, Darren reveals why networking really doesn’t have to be like this – and how to network SUCCESSFULLY, by building those all important relationships. Then maybe next time, you’ll come away from a meeting with more than just a pocketful of business cards you’ll never look at again. About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18:00 30/05/2024
Your RUBBISH Is My Business - Waste Management With Phill Ridgway
This isn’t just any old rubbish!   On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren uncovers how Phill Ridgway has created a perfect ecosystem with his removal business, All My Waste.  By helping people get rid of their old rubbish, Phill then turns unwanted trash into treasures to be discovered at his shop, Love Retro - showing love to both the community and the environment! You can connect with Phill here: Website: https://allmywaste.co.uk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100089238274631 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/allmywaste/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/phillridgway/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/  Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
60:24 23/05/2024
My Battle With Transphobic Bigots Over X (Twitter)
Is X as anonymous as you think? In today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren tackles the issue of transphobia, following a torrent of negativity sparked by a post on the social media platform X (formerly Twitter). Is X’s supposed anonymity to blame for the hateful environment this social media platform has become? And should people be held more accountable? About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12:00 16/05/2024
Unbroken Spirit: Teana Lynne on Triumph over Trafficking and Triumphing in Business
“I’m not a victim – I’m a survivor” On today's episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren speaks to Teana Lynne about her incredible story, and how she went from being under the influence of two controlling, abusive partners to the surviving, thriving businesswoman she is today. Opening up about how she was sex trafficked at a young age, Teana’s journey is testimony to the fact that you can always start again, and find hope in the darkest of places. She now uses her experience to give motivational talks to others, as well as finding the time to model, write books and co-run The Naughty Badger, a multi-award winning bistro in Chester. To discover more about Teana, you can connect with her here:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/teana.me Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/teanalynne X: https://twitter.com/naughty_badger_ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@naughty.badger LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/teanalynne About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44:00 09/05/2024
How BNI Saved My Life - Al Tepper
On today's Engaging Marketeer, Darren is speaking with a BNI legend, Al Tepper. Al is very well known within networking circles and he actually runs the training nationally for new members who join #BNI, called member success program. Darren and Al discuss BNI, #marketing, why he does what he does what he does and why he's been such a proud supporter of BNI for so long. There is also a very personal story in this episode which could be quite triggering, particularly if you are a parent. More information on CAMHS, the charity that helped Al and his son can be found here: https://www.youngminds.org.uk/young-person/your-guide-to-support/guide-to-camhs/   More about Al: Al is a Marketing Leadership Coach and a Director Consultant at BNI. He is also the founder of TepFu which is a #marketingacademy set up to provide its clients with the best advice when it comes to marketing their company and pushing their brand further. You can connect with Al here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/altepper/LinkdeIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/altepper/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altepper/Twitter: https://twitter.com/altepperTepFu: https://tepfu.com/   About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.comEngage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
64:15 03/05/2024
Helping Salon Owners Make More Money - Natasha Britton
From small business owner to marketing extraordinaire! On today's episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren is joined by Natasha Britton, a highly successful marketing and business consultant specialising in salons. Having owned her own salon some years ago, Natasha managed to transform her beauty parlour from a struggling business to a thriving enterprise, and now works with other salon owners to give them the confidence to do the same. Connect with Natasha: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/natbrittonInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepvconsultant/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natasha-britton-7543359bWebsite: https://www.thepvconsultant.com/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54:38 25/04/2024
How To Become A LinkedIn Top Voice & Increase Your Profile Views For Free
Want to know how you can be a TOP LinkedIn voice? On this week's episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren explores THIS simple hack, helping you to rocket to the top of your Skills category on LinkedIn and get more business - all without spending a penny. About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08:58 18/04/2024
I Might Sh*t In Your Porsche - Living With Coeliac Disease - Zoe Devenport
On today's episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren is joined By Zoe Devenport of Henry R Davis accountants. Here, Zoe dives into the life-changing diagnosis she received five years ago, an embarrassing incident that could have scared her husband off for life (spoiler: it didn’t), and what supermarkets and restaurants need to be doing BETTER. You can reach out to Henry R Davis & Co, and Zoe, here: Website: https://hrdand.co.uk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HRDandCo/ LinkedIn (Henry R Davis & Co): https://www.linkedin.com/company/henry-r-davis-&-co/about/ LinkedIn (Zoe): https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoe-devenport-fcca-fca-a351a027/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
53:18 11/04/2024
Something New Is Coming To The Podcast
Want to know what’s coming up? Of course you do! In this week’s edition of The Engaging Marketeer podcast, Darren has an exciting announcement.. About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09:29 04/04/2024
Growing Your Business With Facebook Ads - Jack Walker Of OptiModo Marketing
Ads! Should you be using them? On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren speaks to Facebook ads expert Jack Walker from OptiModo Marketing. As a fellow member of BNI, Jack uses his digital marketing expertise to propel businesses forward using Facebook ads, along with other forms of social media advertising. A big advocate of self-development, Jack is also passionate about helping individuals understand their own value, and offers support to those who may be held back by limiting beliefs. You can connect with Jack here: Website: https://optimodomarketing.co.uk/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jack-walker-optimodo/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OptiModoMarketing Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/optimodomarketing/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
55:19 29/03/2024
Does Time Of Day Affect Your Google Rankings?
Does the time of day REALLY matter for search results? In this week's episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren discusses the ever-changing and arbitrary nature of Google - and how to ensure you're not accidentally manipulating your own results! About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06:57 22/03/2024
Earning Money By Drinking Beer - Martin Haley, Rocker's Beer Review
On today's episode of The Engaging Marketeer,  Darren is speaking to Martin Haley, otherwise known as “Rocker’s Beer Review”.   When he’s not successfully heading the marketing department at CapNet, Martin is setting up his camera and combining his passions by reviewing craft beers and discussing rock music online. He has amassed over a thousand subscribers since beginning his channel in the wake of Covid-19, and his following only continues to grow – proving that when you’re passionate about something, you’ll always find yourself a willing audience.  Connect with Martin here: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/martinhaleyuk/ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@RockersBeerReview CapNet marketing: https://www.capnet.co.uk/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
63:43 15/03/2024
Why Your Website Forms Do Not Work
Forms! And why they really do matter. On this week’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren deep dives into an often overlooked area of a business’ website – the humble web form. This week, discover why they’re so important, and how a badly designed web form could end up costing you business by losing client engagement. About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11:51 08/03/2024
Affiliate Marketing With The Man Who Set Up GAME's Affilate Scheme - Anthony Quinn
On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren is speaking to Anthony Quinn, an old friend and colleague back from his days working for GAME. Anthony has since enjoyed a successful career in affiliate marketing, working with businesses on an international scale. Now based in Thailand and a managing partner of Lodestar Marketing, Anthony discusses how he found a huge gap in the APAC region for affiliate marketing, which lead him to co-founding the most experienced affiliate marketing agency in Southeast Asia. You can connect with him here: Website: https://lodestar-marketing.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyquinn/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
56:19 01/03/2024
You Dont NEED A Website For Your Business
There’s absolutely no requirement for you, as a business owner, to have a website. However, don’t be surprised if you find yourself losing valuable customers to your competition, who DO have a website, who ARE easily visible, and will steal your target market, because – guess what – they don’t know you exist! About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09:02 23/02/2024
The Psychology of Business and Motivating Teams - Lee Tunney-Ware
On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren speaks to Lee Tunney-Ware, a business performance coach with a unique past and approach to the corporate world.  Having left school before the age of 10, Lee has since carved out a successful career path using the skills he learned from his upbringing on a remote Irish farm. As well as being a father to 11 children, his passion for helping business owners achieve their goals through self-awareness is palpable.  Connect with Lee: Lee Tunney-Ware is an international business performance coach whose unconventional upbringing has allowed him to bring fresh perspective to the business world. You can reach out to Lee here: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lee-tunney-ware Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/leon.tunneyware/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
69:53 16/02/2024
Why My Lego Collection Is Enormous
On this week’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren gives the lowdown on his enormous collection of Lego, and why having interests outside of business makes you just that – interesting! Business owners in particular can sometimes be afraid of letting their personalities shine through, in case their hobbies aren’t seen as “acceptable” in the corporate world. But would you really want to work with people who criticise your passions in the first place? About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10:41 09/02/2024
Nurturing and Converting Your Email List - With Emma Sidney
On today's episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren speaks to Emma Sidney about her business, Sparkle Society.  An expert on all things lead magnets and email marketing, Emma gives her advice on how best to persuade prospects to offer their details in exchange for freebies, with the aim being to convert audiences into paying customers.  Emma also discusses the importance of nurturing your email list, and ways to improve your chances of increasing your open rate.  You can connect with Emma here:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmasidneycouk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/esidney77?locale=en_GB About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
47:32 02/02/2024
Web Designers Who Say “Includes SEO” Are Lying Con Artists
On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren is p*issed off … again. He has a bone to pick with conning web designers and their promises of SEO (search engine optimisation), and he isn’t afraid to tell you about it. Tune in to learn more about what SEO ACTUALLY is, and whether you, too, might have been mis-sold a website based on false pretenses.   About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12:46 26/01/2024
Ways To Create An Exceptional Customer Experience In Your Business - Katie Stabler
On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren is joined by Katie Stabler, whose passion for customer experience has led her to become the founder of the successful company, CULTIVATE.  Using a combination of psychology and good business practices, Katie uses her expertise to help companies better understand their market, and put steps into place to keep retention high. Having founded her brand in 2020, Katie has since gone on to co-author the Amazon No #1 best seller, ‘Customer Experience 2’, as well as ranking in the top 20 CX influencers in 2023. Along with regularly contributing to professional publications and conferences around the world, she also managed to find the time to appear on a MasterChef, making it to the quarter finals! You can find out more about Katie, or contact her, here:  Website: https://www.cultivatecustomerexperience.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katie-stabler-ccxp-6475278a/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/customer_experience_cultivator/?hl=en  About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54:54 19/01/2024
Episode 100! How To Be A 100-Point Member At BNI
On today’s (100th!) episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren discusses how he’s managed to top the traffic light system of BNI, earning the maximum number of points you can gain as a member of BNI (Business Networking International).  Darren isn’t one to brag, of course – but it’s kind of a big deal.  Tune in to listen how you, too, can become a 100-point member of BNI, and gain referrals through a network of like-minded individuals you can trust. About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.uk Listen to Darren’s interview on BNI, here: https://www.bnipodcast.com/2023/10/11/episode-830-inviting-visitors-through-social-media/ Discover more about BNI: The official BNI podcast: https://www.bnipodcast.com/ BNI Education Slots: https://bnieducationslots.com/ BNI Education Slots (YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe_inHZovDd6GorREWO6jeg Support the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29:44 12/01/2024
Why Business Owners Should Stop Using Shit Diets & Shakes - With Food Ninja Hayley Field
On this week’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren is joined by Hayley Field, a wellness coach with a keen focus on nutrition and mental health.  Hayley swapped her role in the corporate world for a career as a Health Strategist, where she has found huge success in helping her clients lead a healthier lifestyle.  With her alter ego “Food Ninja”, Hayley coaches people of all calibre, yet has noticed a surprising increase in the number of business owners who need her help … You can connect with Hayley here:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iamthefoodninja/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamthefoodninja/  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@hayleyfoodninja  Website: https://food.ninja/  Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/rude-health/id1648649217  About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
59:14 05/01/2024
Over £1 million turnover in 12 months from property I do NOT own - Vincent Hovorka
On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren speaks to Vincent Hovorka, an entrepreneur with an inspiring story.  The pair met at a Professional Speaking Association (PSA) event, where Darren first learnt about Vincent’s success in the property industry. Having moved to the UK at the age of 19 and having to quickly learn the language, Vincent went through many trials and errors in business, before finally landing on the property ladder, where he has gone on to achieve huge success.   Vincent is now a motivational speaker and entrepreneur who coaches people to be just as successful in the property industry - proving you don’t need money to invest. You can connect with Vincent here:  Website: https://vincenthovorka.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoNrguHhQwHcQLuAUdkM76A LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincent-hovorka-474694231/?originalSubdomain=uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vincentcoachuk/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/Cxe7lZeRgUz/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@vincent.hovorka About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
58:38 29/12/2023
Being KiN Awesome At Marketing With Neil Simpson & James Crawley
On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren talks to Neil Simpson and James Crawley, the powerhouses behind the KiN Awesome brand.  Neil, a man of many talents, has enjoyed careers in seemingly every aspect of the creative industry. A published author, award-winning filmmaker and once-professional dancer, Neil has since retired from performing, and now brings his decades of experience to help business owners thrive. James’s background is equally varied – once helping to run a successful burger business alongside ex-convicts in Canary Wharf, he went on to work inside prisons across the North of England. Now, James uses his empathetic approach to business by helping install a glowing confidence in others.  Neil and James first met at MMU in Manchester. Their differing talents, unique backgrounds and shared love of puns allowed them to combine their skills and form the successful business coaching company, KiN Awesome. They now help business owners across the nation to build up self-belief with tailored workshops, coaching and a bit of borrowed confidence.  You can connect with Neil and James here:  Website: https://kinawesome.co.uk/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/kin-awesome-uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KiNawesomeUK/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kinawesomeuk/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.comEngage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
60:37 22/12/2023
Dave Kelly Shares The Secrets To Making More Sales
On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren speaks to David Kelly, who is an expert when it comes to sales and the world of BNI (Business Network International). Here, Dave discusses how he has managed to bring visitors in the thousands along to meetings, and gives his top tips and tricks for closing a sale. As well as being a sales training expert, David is the co-founder of successful business program Sales Union. Public speaker, podcaster and conversion coach, he made the Top 10 in the UK list of BNI members who brought the most visitors - a massive achievement.  Connect with David here:  LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/davekellysales/ Website: https://www.sales-union.co.uk/  Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/my/podcast/its-not-what-you-sell-its-how-you-sell-it/id1691427191  About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/  Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com  Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
57:49 15/12/2023
The Wizarding World Of Laura Burnett's Funnels & Email Marketing
In this week’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren speaks to Laura Burnett of IT Moon, a self-confessed Tech Geek and Harry Potter nerd. Able to master any software in a matter of minutes, Laura discusses all things landing pages and email marketing. The Hermione Granger of the funnel method and director of IT Moon, Laura has made her place in the Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch by the Telegraph – for good reason. More about Laura: Laura Burnett is a digital marketing specialist, and the Hermione Granger of the tech world. Director of IT Moon, she has made her place in the Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch by the Telegraph – for good reason. You can connect with Laura here: LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-burnett-mheWebsite - https://itmoon.co.uk About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. You can connect with Darren here: iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54:54 08/12/2023
How To Get Leads From LinkedIn Without Spending Any Money - Helen Tudor
On today’s episode of The Engaging Marketeer, Darren talks to Helen Tudor, who is a LinkedIn coach and platform expert. Helen Tudor is a successful LinkedIn coach who has sold over £2.5m worth of workshops, Mastermind classes, business coaching and other products online. Here, Helen gives honest advice on how to run a successful business without having to spend hours DMing people. Instead, she teaches businesses how to grow their audience organically, with no hidden costs, no soul-destroying sales emails, and no premium accounts necessary. Her methods have revealed outstanding results, and she has since worked with businesses across the globe. Best of all, her advice is widely accessible, and remains free of charge.   Connect with Helen:  LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/helenpritchard Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LinkedInLeadGen Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/helenpritchardonline Website - https://helenpritchardonline.com About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.ukSupport the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
60:29 01/12/2023
Robbie Dutton - From Prisoner To Mentor - Using My Past Mistakes To Guide Others
In this episode of Engaging Marketeer, Darren speaks to Robbie Dutton of RDS Fitness WCFC, who helps to spread positivity through the fitness projects he offers. He takes a compassionate approach to sport, and his work is the epitome of healthy body, healthy mind. In this episode, Robbie talks about the dark times he encountered earlier in life, and how he used fitness as a tool to pull him away from what could have ultimately become a very different path.   About Robbie: Robbie founded RDS Fitness as an opportunity to help people transform their lives, combining physical fitness and mental well-being in his approach. He is currently in the process of setting up a YouTube platform to extend his reach, and has a new book available for purchase on his website. He offers personalised fitness classes, as well as programmes to suit all abilities. Links to his platforms can be found here: Website: https://www.wildcatsgym.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rdsfitnesswcfc/ LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/robbie-dutton/ About your host: Darren has worked within digital marketing since the last century, and was the first in-house web designer for video games retailer GAME in the UK, known as Electronics Boutique in the States. After co-founding his own agency, Engage Web, in 2009, Darren has worked with clients around the world, including Australia, Canada and the USA. iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/engaging-marketeer/id1612454837 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenjamieson/ Engaging Marketeer: https://engagingmarketeer.com Engage Web: https://www.engageweb.co.uk Support the show: https://engageweb.clubSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
53:42 24/11/2023

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