Influence: Exploring The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Of Advertising
A podcast about advertising - the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Hosted by WeTransfer CCO Damian Bradfield, Influence is a documentary podcast that takes a deep dive into the world of advertising.How much of a say do we really have when it comes to the things we buy? And what does the
Episode 7 - Advertising enters the home
Season 1, Ep. 7
Damian talks with Kari Shimmel, Chief Strategy Officer at Campbell-Ewald, about how the introduction of TV ads after World War II completely transformed consumer culture.
Episode 6 - Ads that serve the public good
Season 1, Ep. 6
Damian talks about the creation and impact of ads that raise awareness about health, environmental, and other pressing issues with Gail Gallie, co-founder of Project Everyone, a non-profit that helps spread awareness for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Episode 5 - Advertising, meet Internet
Season 1, Ep. 5
In a wide-ranging discussion about the early days of internet advertising and how it shaped our online experience today, Damian chats with Rick Boyce – a former media buyer and one of the creators of the first ever banner ad.
Episode 4 - The voice of the consumer
Season 1, Ep. 4
The best way to find out what consumers really want? Ask them. This week, journalist and author Liza Featherstone takes us through the history of focus groups, and how their decisions and influence continue to shape the world around us.
Episode 3 - Does sex still sell?
Season 1, Ep. 3
Featuring culture writer and radio host, Kate Hutchinson, this week’s episode looks at the rise and fall of sex in advertising and its ability to sell everything – from chocolate to jeans.