Marketing With Empathy

Hosted BySarah Panus

How do I focus my brand storytelling strategy to get people aligned and make work less overwhelming and confusing? How do I create a brand storytelling framework and prove the value of brand storytelling? What content should my brand talk about, and where should we look for insights? How can I be more creative, and confidently sell-in my ideas without feeling like an imposter? Is influencer marketing right for my brand? What are great brand storytelling examples? Are there brand blog best practices I’m missing? And—how do I more confidently listen to my inner-voice for a more joy-filled (a.k.a. saner) life? Welcome to the Marketing With Empathy podcast where we answer ALL of this and more!

All Episodes

122. Uncover Your Hidden Sabotage: How to Shift Your Mindset for Success

122. You’re driven, but are you unknowingly self-sabotaging yourself? Break through mental barriers to achieve success. When it comes to work or personal goals, do you want it or really WANT it? How to shift your mindset for success. Sarah shares the tough observation from her husband that resulted in her own success epiphany, and realization that she’s been making excuses the last 13 year when it comes to her wellness journey. Listen to see if you’re doing the same thing in your life.

121. Use Freebies to Get Leads

EP 121. What do you offer your customers who aren’t YET ready to buy from you? Do you have a strong transitional call to action? A strong freebie of incredible value that you can use to capture leads and then nurture them over time so you stay top of mind with them when they’re ready to buy. Why you need this, and examples of freebies to help you generate leads.

120. How Senior Marketers Can Soar by Balancing Art and Science – Nancie McDonnell Ruder

EP 120. Looking to move up the marketing ladder within your company? Guest, Nancie McDonnell Ruder, author of the book “How Senior Marketers Scale the Heights” & owner of Noetic Consultants discusses the blend of art and science in marketing, and how embracing both can lead to new heights of success. She introduces the Noetic Art and Science assessment, a tool she created to help marketers navigate this blend and address gaps in their professional growth and career development. + insights on the role of empathy in marketing; the challenges organizations face in branding and people management; and the importance of curiosity and overcoming fear in embracing learning.

119. Making Content Accessible for Disabilities -Aaron Page, Allyant

42.5 million Americans have some form of disability and most marketers aren’t optimizing their content to ensure its accessible. Tune in to get a lesson on how to make your digital written, video, audio, and photo content more accessible from expert, Aaron Page. Aaron’s also blind and gives us the inside scoop on the top mistakes company make when he’s trying to access their content – including a listen to what his screen reader sounds like when reading a webpage.

118. Breaking Down White Papers – Jessica Mehring

Should you create a white paper as part of your content marketing plans? How? When’s the right time to create one? What’s the difference between a white paper and an ebook? Are they still relevant? What do the best white papers have in common? White paper expert, Jessica Mehring from Horizon Peak Consulting joins Sarah to evaluate.

117. Permission to Rest (Sometimes)

EP 117. Have you crashed like Sarah does in this real-life story? Sarah Panus shares what helped her, so you can check in with your own body and see if you need to plan some rest to function better.

116. Make Your Customer the Hero

EP 116. Your audience is busy and tunes you out UNLESS you talk about how you help them solve a problem they need help with. Sarah shares a quick tip about making your customer the hero in content (instead of your company) to drive better content results.

115. How SEO Informs Your Editorial Calendar – Agents of Change

EP 115. Wondering what to talk about in your content? How to look for insights yourself? Sarah shares this Agents of Change podcast interview with host Rich Brooks discussing how to use SEO to inform your editorial content calendar, so you feel better armed to incorporate SEO, empathy and data insights into your content calendar planning.

114. Build Stronger Bonds Between Sales & Marketing – Brooke Greening

Marketing and Sales teams don’t always communicate as well as they could, resulting in unnecessary stress, missed expectations, and lack of buy-in. Sales expert, Brooke Greening unpacks tips to build better relationships between sales & marketing teams. You need successful marketing to get the leads you need. You also need effective sales teams to get the sales you need. As a content marketer, here’s how you can bridge the two better.