We are all BAMfs (badass motherf*ckers) according to us, but sometimes even BAMfs need help. Dear BAMf podcast is a 30-minute advice podcast, hosted by our CEO Beck Bamberger, where guests address anonymously submitted PR + marketing questions or issues.
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Alexis Evans of Fair.com gives us the secret on how to tell a compelling data-driven story.
Erica Frank of Oak Street Health strategizes how to bring a pilot product to market.
Paul Bernardini of Kabbage explains how they became the second-largest lender in the nation.
Natsuki Zihnioglu, of DNX Ventures spells out the proper protocol for handling a leaked embargo.
Drew Beechler of High Alpha reminds founders that nothing is off the record in media relations.
Cliff Worley of Kapor Capital talks about how to get the full potential out of product and service testimonials.
Kip Knight of Thomvest Ventures addresses COVID misinformation and creating an effective media footprint.
Ted Dillon of Clean Energy Ventures talks about setting PR strategies, including how to leverage trade media.
Sam Ahmed of Nauta Capital talks about Public Relation strategies, competitors, and international marketing.
Nicole Canulla of DUST Identity gives counsel on internal communication strategies while working from home during Covid.
Gabe provides numerous case studies that answer some tough marketing and PR questions for our listeners, including the notion that any press is good press.
Ronda Scott gives young startups advice for determining when it's time to either hire internally or hire an agency.
Maya Lockwood explains the role emotional intelligence plays in preparing CEOs for media interviews.
Nikki Parker explains how to convey the importance of PR beyond simply media relations and into a larger strategy.
Jackie Wasilczyk talks about the COVID puppy boom of 2020, how to forge relationships with media, and how off-brand sponsorships affect a company's reputation.
Amy talks about the evolution of the founder's journey, how to prepare for an acquisition announcement, how to move forward as a united front to maximize the results of media coverage for your client.
Kaitlin Durkosh questions the why of putting out good/bad news, shares advice about preparing your client to speak to media, and emphasizes the importance of acknowledgment.
Rachel Hofstetter unpacks the execution of managing up, staying above water in a crowded marketplace, blatant plagiarism, and how to leverage love languages to enhance communication with your CEO.
Charity Mhende explains the purpose of a press release, shares tips for choosing a PR agency, and what to do if your agency starts representing a competitor.
Tyana Daley of Immertec gives advice on how to implement a DEI program, crisis comms, and building a relationship with journalists.
Rob Haralson of Anzu Partners explains the value of virtual events and dealing with a client that won't listen to your strategic counsel.
Vincent Touati-Tomas of Northzone answers tricky questions about how to ignite passion even when you're not so passionate about your job.
Lindsay Amos of Y Combinator shares her thoughts on how to convey the 'why' of a brand refresh to your CEO, balancing client expectations, and gives advice on vetting a PR agency.
Maria Juan, Vice President of Marketing at Peerfit, tackles your healthcare-focused PR questions on maximizing your data, the importance of internal PR for a marketing agency, and best ways to share patient experience with the press.
Erin Gleason of Founders Fund answer a tricky question about how to tactfully share positive company news with the media in a COVID-19 world.
Brian Dema of Silicon Valley Bank tells us how to leverage marketing metrics to tell impactful stories along with BAM's Managing Director of Marketing & Innovation, Neha Singh.
Rebecca Buckman of Battery Ventures answers tricky questions about how to prepare for an IPO and what to do when a client is ignoring media advice.
Natalie Sportelli of Lerer Hippeau answers tough questions or protecting brand identity and communicating during a pandemic.
Nairi Hourdajian of Canaan dives into media relations, how to overcome roadblocks to secure larger stories, and more.
Kerry Bennett of Upfront Ventures addresses topics on crisis comms, the value of PR, and media outreach when dealing with a CEO's bad reputation.
Sarah King of Flywire tackles challenges with media ethics, client communication barriers, and internal communications during #COVID19.
Sanja Komljenovic of ONA Creative dives into maintaining great client relationships, defining target audiences, and identifying the right marketing strategy amidst COVID-19