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.

The impact of fake news on your marketing department

June 13th, 2019

Fake news is in the news. But what does it have to do with your marketing department? Get ready.

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Why online trolls do what they do

May 30th, 2019

Online trolls are one of the most toxic elements of the social media world. Why do they do it? The answer is surprising!

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What happens when we can’t depend on marketing research any more?

May 16th, 2019

Marketing research is in jeopardy. A WSJ report says that people won’t respond to polls any more. What are the implications for our businesses when we can’t count on marketing research?

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Maybe the future of marketing looks like @Everlane

May 2nd, 2019

Online retailer Everlane is organizing and acting like a non-profit.Is this a glimpse of the future of marketing and business?

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Social media shakeout: Why the future of social media is hazy

April 18th, 2019

What is the future of social media? It’s difficult to say becuase of the social media shakeout described in this article and podcast episode.

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How to monetize a Facebook Group

April 4th, 2019

In the 150th episode of The Marketing Companion, we learn how to monetize a Facebook Group with BossMom Dana Malstaff and Mark goes on a rant!

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The end of an era for The Marketing Companion

March 18th, 2019

The final show with Tom Webster as co-host is the end of an era for The Marketing Companion podcast — and the beginning of a new one.

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Mind-bending social media trends

March 7th, 2019

Marketing Companion hosts Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster discuss some mind-bending social media trends on the latest podcast episode.

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What are the most in-demand marketing skills right now?

February 21st, 2019

On the latest episode of The Marketing Companion, Mark and Tom discuss some surprising research on in-demand marketing skills and more.

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