Digital Dispatch Podcast

Digital Dispatch Podcast

Telling the stories behind how stuff (and people!) get from point A to B. Hosted by Blythe Brumleve, a digital marketer with more than a decade of experience in the freight and logistics space— helping companies save time, shorten sales cycles, and stand out from their competition with on-demand digital marketing training.

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May 7, 2021 16 min

In this best-of clip from Cyberly, we're chatting with Rick Larkin who’s emptied an office to convert it into studio space. Rick owns BCB Transport with more than 300 trucks and what started out as a way to communicate safety updates to their drivers, that new studio space is now broadcasting live every single day with even bigger plans coming soon.

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    The Jacksonville Podcasters Unite is a group that (pre-COVID) used to hold quarterly meetups in the North Florida area to talk about podcasting strategies for everyone from newbies to veterans.?

    Since we haven’t been able to meet up in a while, my co-founder and I, Badr Milligan of The Short Box Podcast, held our first virtual meetup to talk about the current state of podcasting.?

    Whether it’s the types of formats that make successfu...

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    Shay Lynn Dixon is the CEO of Allegiant Logistics and the first guest on my new Freightwaves show, Cyberly.?

    In this episode, I’m sharing three of my favorite moments from our recent chat and if you dig it, check out the links below to listen or watch the full episode as well as follow Shay on social media.?

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    April 14, 2021 25 min

    When you’re given a new opportunity, you should give yourself permission to adjust to that new opportunity without being too hard on yourself. 

    That’s what I’ve been struggling with ever since I started as a brand new host on Freightwaves TV with a live show called Cyberly. 

    But after a few weeks in and trying to combat my perfectionist nature, I feel like I’m starting to hit a good groove. So in this show, I’m breaking down what you...

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    March 29, 2021 63 min

    It’s a common internal rivalry no matter the industry but the companies who are building for the long haul recognize these two super teams are much more powerful when they come together to tackle one thing: solve the problems of their audience. 

    SONAR sales rep Kyle Taylor is back with me to discuss the perks and annoyances between each side in order to help the overall goals of the organization. 


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    You know him as “Dooner” and probably have heard his name mentioned in some form or fashion amongst logistics media as a whole. And that’s because he’s been pulling a traditionally “boring” industry into the mainstream with his coverage on one of the top business podcasts in Apple~What the Truck?!?

    To produce great content you have to be inherently curious at a deep personal level. And then apply that curiosity every day while stayi...

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    March 15, 2021 53 min

    I’ve been a podcaster since 2014 but when I launched a new show in November of 2020—I took some very different steps after years of in~the~trenches knowledge. 

    Check out everything I learned and the strategy behind these decisions so it can help you along your podcasting journey. 

    Things You’ll Learn In This Episode: 

  • Finding the content you already got
  • Uploading strategically before sharing with friends and family
  • Submitting your podca...
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    The Attention Economy has always been powered by influencers but with new social media platforms giving the older ones a run for their money, we can start to see how that attention is evolving. 

    In this show, I’m breaking down the latest storylines from the major players, which new sites you should be paying attention to, and how to leverage these moves in your business and marketing plans. 

    All this plus Linkedin’s new Marketplaces ...

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    From the seasoned vet to the rookie--we all have experienced some kind of fear when it comes to our creative content. 

    And it's perfectly natural. 

    On this show, Kyle MacNaught of Freight+ and I discuss the top four fears when it comes to creating content and how to push through them. Doing so will have you on that pathway to success in helping your customers and leads better understand the value you can provide to them.

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    Eric over at Specialized Logistics is like a lot of 3PLs--they launched a website within the last few years, shot a few videos, and even tried their hand at some social media advertising. 

    But after spending more than $5,000, they honestly didn't see much from any of those efforts. And I can speak from personal experience that THAT feeling can be realllllllly demoralizing. 

    Now flash forward a bit and Eric ended up reaching out t...

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    Aaron Dunn is the sales and marketing director for PDQ America and cohost for their popular 'Trucking for Millennials' podcast. As a former outsider turned insider, Aaron's journey into the trucking industry has been built on gathering a deep understanding of the audience he's trying to reach without attempting to sell them to death.

    In fact, the popular podcast has been around for over a year now and rarely requests...

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    Kyle Taylor is an on-air talent with the Freightwaves Sonar team but after wanting to try his hand in other content areas, he decided to start a separate podcast. Listen in on my chat with Kyle as we discuss show formats, distributing your content to social media, Linkedin annoyances, whether to go niche or go big and so much more.  

    Best part about this episode is that this is a very candid conversation from two folks who are in th...

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    The Freightwaves Sales and Marketing Summit was held last week and for the folks that couldn't watch the entire day of content, I'm coming in with some of my biggest takeaways from the day and where you can watch some of my favorite interviews and fireside chats (including the one I cohosted!) which are all linked below in the show notes.

    Also in this week's show is a chat with Eric Rodriguez who's the CEO and co-fo...

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    Hiring a marketing agency is a large expense most companies can't afford to pay. I know this because I used to work at an agency, I operate one now, and I also know it was an uphill battle to get a large marketing budget buy-in from my exec team at a 3PL or carrier.

    So what are the options where you can still have content on your website and social channels that talk about all the cool things your company is doing that is also ...

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    January 19, 2021 54 min

    Do you have email marketing on your to-do list? Or do you plan to set up some time to properly segment your emails knowing full-well you'll never actually get to it?

    *feels seen*

    Yeah--I'm right there with you. But it's that time of the year for prioritizing our new marketing efforts therefore consider this as your sign that email NEEDS to be at the top of that list.

    Your website and email list are the only two pieces of...

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    Content marketing is always teaching us new tricks. 

    This is why I wanted to share with you two segments from my recent co-hosting duties on Freightwaves' Put That Coffee Down. 

    We talk about the Barstool Fund that's raising millions of dollars for small businesses and YouTuber Mr. Beast starting (and selling out) his own burger chain. But the lessons learned in these two examples address four fears most businesses have befor...

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    How do you prefer to do lead outreach?

    Cold calling? Email? Linkedin?

    On the recent Freightwaves ‘Put That Coffee Down’ Kevin Hill and I broke down a study from Logistics Marketing Advisors that surveyed 100 industry professionals on how they want to be contacted by the sales teams of 3PLs, carriers, and more. 

    Using this info would help sales and marketing teams better align their goals in how they plan to tackle lead generation and ...

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    Owner of Metromax Dispatch, Metromax Solutions, and Metromax Express Demarco Thomas sits down with The Digital Dispatch podcast to talk about his entrepreneurship journey, why outsourcing in logistics is important, and the opportunities in the last-mile sector. 

    Many of us in the logistics space weren’t born into it--we came into it by chance, fell in love with the opportunities, and were able to be that fresh pair of eyes on the in...

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    In our Freight Marketing Mistakes webinar, I talked about how asking for testimonials is a crucial part of any business. But many carriers aren't proactive about requesting these so there are times when negative reviews seem to come more often than the positive counterpoints. 

    Well, one company hopes to change all that with their new platform aiming to be the one-stop-shop for brokers and shippers to review carriers based on ind...

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    Getting good graphics and video for your brand is tough work--especially in the trucking industry when a lot of the marketing follows the same copy-cat model. But the managing partner of Texas Media Foundry James Crowley is hoping to change that. He knows a little something about this line of work as trucking videography and photography is what his company specializes in. 

    In this interview, we’re talking with James about the power ...

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