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.

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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Pandemic may re-wire consumer behavior and marketers should pay attention

June 25th, 2020

A new book suggests the pandemic will alter consumer behavior for years to come. Are you ready?

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Why Facebook thinks hate is good for business

June 12th, 2020

Why has Facebook ignored evidence that its product is fanning hate and divisiveness?

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How technology enables new customer conversations

May 28th, 2020

Technology is creating incredible opportunities to connect with customers in meaningful new ways. Mark Schaefer and Brooke Sellas look at some of the most exciting examples of how marketing and […]

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