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903: Ben Guttman – Keep it Simple: Clear Messages in Marketing


Let's keep these show notes simple – because simplicity wins, especially in marketing and messaging. I'm joined by Ben Guttman, marketing entrepreneur and author, as we dive deep into this concept. Ben highlights the challenges of communicating effectively in today's world filled with distractions, emphasizing the need to break through the brain's natural filtering process. We discuss the importance of delivering messages that are noticed, remembered, and understood. Tune in to learn why embracing simplicity in communication is crucial for connecting with your audience.


Ben Guttmann is a marketing and communications expert and author of Simply Put: Why Clear Messages Win — and How to Design Them. He’s an experienced marketing executive and educator on a mission to get leaders to more effectively connect by simplifying their message. Ben is former co-founder and managing partner at Digital Natives Group, an award-winning agency that worked with the NFL, I Love NY, Comcast NBCUniversal, Hachette Book Group, The Nature Conservancy, and other major clients. Currently, Ben teaches digital marketing at Baruch College in New York City and consults with a range of thought leaders, venture-backed startups, and other brands.


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Ben Guttmann, thank you so much for being here!


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Be your best self. Be proud and keep changing the world.


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