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.

A New Commercial Strategy: Creators and Community

December 6th, 2023

Market dynamics are pushing creators and community to the forefront of marketing strategy. Influencers are wielding unprecedented power. Is it timwe to get onboard?

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Cutting through the hype of Custom GPT

November 22nd, 2023

Creating a custom GPT is all the rage. Mark Schaefer and Paul Roetzer cut through the hype.

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The marketing pillars of our future

November 8th, 2023

Looking into the future seems hazardous these days, but here are six marketing pillars we can count on to carry us into the coming years.

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Is it time for you to try messy marketing?

October 25th, 2023

Is messy marketing a new trend? Maybe companies should annoy you to get your attention!

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The Generosity Paradox: Why Corporate Giving Can Be Perilous

October 11th, 2023

Corporate generosity is expected now, but the paradox is, it can do more harm than good. Mark Schaefer and Keith Jennings discuss on The Marketing Companion.

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Is it possible to achieve human marketing at scale?

September 27th, 2023

We live in a complex world where customers long for the human touch. But in an AI-crazed world, can human marketing scale? Mark Schaefer and Dennis Yu explore the idea!

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Gen Z Exposed

September 13th, 2023

What happened at the first-ever conference developed for Gen Z? It’s Gen Z exposed! Mark Schaefer and Sara WIlson report on this up close and personal connection with the new taste-makers.

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A personal view of the AI impact on marketing

August 31st, 2023

AI is creeping into our careers and businesses. But what about the impact on our lives? In this introspective episode of The Marketing Companion, Mark Schaefer and Mathew Sweezey provide a personal view of the impact of AI.

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A Unified Theory of Content Success: Can anybody create effective content?

August 16th, 2023

Can anybody achieve content success? There are so many ideas and frameworks out there, but are they actionable?

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