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The 8RC Podcast
Season 2 – Episode #6
The 8Ps – The Best Bits

 

With 8RC’s CEO Steve Balmer-Walters out of the studio today, host Shah puts together some of the best advice from the 8Ps playlist!

Date

12th Dec 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 2 – Episode #5
8RC Meet Ryan Nesbitt – Marketing Guru!

 

Today, 8RC’s CEO Steve Balmer-Walters and host Shah chat with Ryan Nesbitt, the marketing Guru! Ryan has been in the marketing game for a very long time and has seen every trend!

Take a listen to some of his favourite marketing campaigns, his ideas for the best marketing strategies and his tips for balancing a business whilst being a single father.

Date

21st Nov 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas
Guests

Ryan Nesbitt

Season 2 – Episode #4
8RC meet Ann Marie Doggett – founder of Magnus PR

 

Today, 8RC’s CEO and host Shah catch up with friend of the show Ann Marie Doggett, owner and founder of Magnus PR.

Ann Marie tells us all about her experience with redundancy, modelling, being a mother and a business owner.

Date

14th Nov 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas
Guests

Ann Marie Doggett

Season 2 – Episode #3
8RC Meet Ex-Professional Footballer Adrian Forbes 

 

Today, 8RC’s CEO Steve Balmer-Walters and host Shah chat with ex-professional footballer and now LP Coach, Adrian Forbes.

Adrian takes us through his professional career and life in coaching. He also delves deeply into his episode with depression and with ‘Black History Month’ having just passed, tells us of his experience as a Black male in the spotlight.

Date

7th Nov 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas
Guests

Adrian Forbes

Season 2 –  Episode #2
8RC Meet Ian Howes from NuImage

 

Today, CEO of 8RC Steve Balmer-Walters and Shah meet with Ian Howes, managing director of NuImage. A digital marketing agency based in a beautiful purpose built country office in the heart of the Norwich countryside.

Ian has been in business for 11 years and has gone from strength to strength. But, for such a ‘new’ genre of business, what are the positives and negatives of being a major player it what can be the Wild West, the internet?

Listen to Ian, Steve and Shah talk about it.

Date

31st Oct 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas
Guest:

Ian Howes, Managing Director of NuImage

Season 2 –  Episode #1
8RC Meet Enhance Cosmetics Ltd

 

This is the first episode of Season 2 where 8RC’s CEO Steve and show host Shah, go on the road to meet and speak with business owners to discuss their adventures of being an entrepreneur.

Today, they speak with Polly Vincent, owner of Enhance Cosmetics Ltd, based in Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Polly has achieved huge success in a very niche part of the business world and is now looking to expand her operation. What difficulties will she face? How has she maintained such a high level of service? And what tips does she have?

Date

24th Oct 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas
Guests:

Polly Vincent, owner of Enhance Cosmetics Ltd

Season 1 – Episode #9
Profit 

Today, 8RC CEO Steve Balmer-Walters and host Shah discuss the final ‘P’ of the 8 Ps – PROFIT.

Is profit really the be all and end all of your business and how do you make sure that profit is consistently being made?

Date

17th Oct 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 1 – Episode #8
Planning

Today, Steve and Shah discuss one of the most important of the ‘Ps’, PLANNING.

What is planning and how far ahead do you need to plan in order to succeed?

Also…what does the future hold for Shah?! Find out in today’s episode!

Date

10th Oct 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 1 – Episode #7
Promotions

Today, 8RC CEO, Steve Balmer-Walters and Shah discuss ‘PROMOTIONS’ and how it affects your business. Is it worth offering a discount to your clients? How will it benefit you? Find out what they have to say!

Date

26th Sept 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 1 – Episode #6
Presentation

In this episode CEO of 8RC, Steve Balmer-Walters and Shah discuss one of the most important P’s in your business – Presentation.

What do the likes of Apple, Lush and Selfridges all have in common? And do you need a big store in order to deliver the best experience? Also, listen out for a very special offer for all of our Podcast listeners!!

Date

20th Sept 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 1 – Episode #5
Place

Today, Steve and Shah discuss the 5th ‘P’, PLACE. Your place in the market, your market share and your brand. Are you using your place in social media correctly for example? Take a listen!

Date

12th Sep 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 1 – Episode #4
Performance

In this episode Steve Balmer-Walters (CEO of 8RC) and Shah talk about PERFORMANCE. How do you measure the success of your business or product and above all, how do you measure your OWN performance as a business owner?

Date

4th Sep 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 1 – Episode #3
Product

Today Shah and 8RC CEO, Steve Balmer-Walters talk about the 3rd ‘P’ – PRODUCT. How do you place your product in the market? Are ‘LUSH’ the trend-setters with their product and are ASOS really the people to aim for?

Date

28th Aug 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 1 – Episode #2
People

In this episode they discuss 1 of the 8 Ps, PEOPLE. They touch on current business styles and how the people are integral to the success of building a brand.

Date

21st Aug 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas

Season 1 – Episode #1
Welcome

The guys introduce the Podcast and the reasons behind it. They also talk in depth about the 8Ps.

Date

14th Aug 2018

Hosted by
  • Steve Balmer-Walters
  • Shah Abbas