Where are they now?

14 Apr, 2022 | Podcast, Season 7

It’s episode 100! The Whin Big podcast is now 2 and a half years old, so it seemed like a celebration is in order!

This week’s episode features 3 of our earliest guests from the beginning of the Whin Big podcast – Marc, Claire and Laura. I caught up with each of them in turn to find out what they’ve been up to over the last few years.

First, we hear from Marc Keys, who originally joined me for episode 7 of the podcast. Marc is a strength coach and has his own gym in Leith in Edinburgh.

Marc’s website: castironstrength.com

Marc’s Instagram: @castironstrength

Our next returning guest is Claire Watson. Claire is a photographer and works mostly with small businesses, doing headshots, branding and event photography. She is also developing a social enterprise to support neurodiverse children to engage with education. She first joined me on episode 5, and she’s back again with some updates.

Claire’s website: clairewatson.co.uk

Claire on LinkedIn

Our final guest for today is the wonderful Laura Westring. Laura and I met when she attended one of her early speechwriting workshops in 2019, and her original interview, in episode 1, was incredibly insightful. Laura’s goals and ambitions have been upturned by the pandemic, so it was exciting to hear what she’s achieved in the last 2 and a half years, and what she’s thinking about now.

Laura’s website: westringwrites.com

Laura on Linkedin

Thanks for joining me for this celebration of our 100th episode, and if you’ve been here since the beginning, then thanks for sticking around!

For the rest of the season I’ll be chatting to a mix of marketing experts and small business owners to bring you the insider knowledge on marketing strategies for growing your audience online. We’ll cover everything from SEO to affiliate marketing and compare free and paid strategies, so you can find the ones that work for you.

In our next episode (Wed 27 April) I’m chatting to Tina, the marketing manager at an app design agency called Bad Dinosaur. We talked about different strategies for building an audience really early, before your product or service is actually for sale. I also spoke to Tess and Hilary, who are building an activity app called Trundle, about how some of these strategies have worked for them in practise.

See you then!

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