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It’s hard to believe but Tom Webster and I are nearing our fifth anniversary of our Marketing Companion podcast. Thanks to you, our show has grown and is now among the top 5 percent of all business podcasts.

As we approach this five-year milestone, I was reflecting on our earliest episodes. It is absolutely stunning to consider how much has changed in those five short years!

In this new edition of our show, Tom and I examine some of the trends that were hot in 2013 during our first five shows and discuss their relevance today. We cover:

  • Klout, the first influence measurement tool and its legacy
  • The “fail fast” ethos
  • Google Glass and the promise of augmented reality
  • The content mill and the explosive growth of content
  • Twitter — Does it have a strategy (then … or now?)

And as an added bonus leading up to the anniversary show, we re-visit Google Pants, the first “product” developed by the Marketing Companion Labs … you won’t want to miss it!

Click on this link to listen to Episode 126

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