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.

For marketers, COVID may mean COMFORT

October 29th, 2020

When customers are fearful, they seek comfort and marketers should be paying attention.

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Are you ready for in-home drones?

October 15th, 2020

Are you ready for in-home drones? Is your cat? One of the topics on a new Marketing Companion episode.

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Do you need a college degree to be in marketing?

October 1st, 2020

Big Tech says you don’t need a college degree to get a job. Will this trend carry over for marketing?

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Hustle, UFOs, and Instagram viewing parties?

September 17th, 2020

200 episodes of The Marketing Companion are worth celebrating with Instagram viewing parties, UFOs and surprise gifts!

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The pandemic’s hidden cost to creativity and creators

September 3rd, 2020

Creativity and creators will be challenged when randomness is eliminated from the workplace.

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How Adidas is redefining sport during the pandemic

August 20th, 2020

The pandemic is changing lives. Listen in to this new episode of the Marketing Companion as a marketing leader from Adidas talks about how it is redefining sport, retail, and marketing.

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Why “CottageCore” is the next big lifestyle and marketing trend

August 6th, 2020

CottageCore will be the next big lifestyle trend and Mark Schaefer and Brooke Sellas are out to prove it.

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LinkedIn spam, Facebook ban, what’s happening to digital marketing?

July 23rd, 2020

LinkedIn spam is proliferating. Facebook is imploding (again). We look at the state of digital marketing on The Marketing Companion.

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Children take charge of family purchasing power

July 9th, 2020

There are many disruptions comoing out of the pandemic crisis, including a new role for children in family purchasing power.

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