Welcome to the world’s most entertaining marketing podcast.

With a spicy blend of good fun and powerful insight, The Marketing Companion has been the world’s most entertaining business podcast for more nearly a decade!

Mark Schaefer is a globally-recognized marketing author, futurist, college educator, consultant, and keynote speaker. Every other week, Mark brings one of his “marketing companions” alongside him to do a deep dive into the trends of today that forge the marketing innovations of tomorrow.

The Marketing Companion –among the top 1 percent of all podcasts on iTunes — is always fun, always interesting, and always on-target with insights and ideas that will turn up your marketing intellect to an “11.” Find a topic in the guide below or push one of the subscribe buttons to get episodes delivered free to your email account every other week.

How curiosity fuels your marketing

July 17th, 2024

Curiosity might be the most important soft skill in marketing. It fuels innovation, creativity, and insight. But can you get better at this? Is this is a skill you can nurture? Mark Schaefer and Jay Acunzo discuss on The Marketing Companion.

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Beyond Imposter Syndrome

July 3rd, 2024

Imposter syndrome seems to be ubiquitous. But what do you do with it? Mark Schaefer and Amanda Russell approach it from different angles.

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What business are you in … Really?

June 19th, 2024

“What business are you in” is one of the most important questions to consider in a marketing strategy. It’s not as simple as it seems!

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Does ‘move fast and break things’ still work with AI?

June 5th, 2024

‘Move fast and break things” has been a standard Silicon Valley mantra. But does it still work in the world of AI?

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The problem with social listening platforms and disconnected customers

May 27th, 2024

Can we still use social listening platforms to reach increasingly disconnected customers? Mark Schaefer and Sara Wilson discuss the challenges with current methods on The Marketing Companion podcast.

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The inescapable role of humans in an AI world

May 22nd, 2024

Philosophers and scientists now grapple with the most improbable question: What is the role of humans in an AI world? Mark Schaefer and Mathew Sweezey discuss the implications for marketing in this new podcast episode.

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Reflections from the best marketing retreat ever

April 29th, 2024

Mark Schaefer hosted The Uprising Marketing Retreat and reflects on three days of inspiration and new connections with the help of Daniel Nestle.

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The art of starting and stopping content projects

April 24th, 2024

When it comes to content projects, should you be a model of consistency or change with the times? How do you when to start or stop your projects?

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Marketing a radical new idea that could change sports

April 10th, 2024

How do you market a radical new idea that could disrupt the global sports industry? A new Marketing Companion podcast episode dissects this riveting problem.

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