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.

Why Content Shock is coming to a Facebook ad near you

August 9th, 2016

If you read between the lines, Facebook just told us it’s going to become a lot more expensive to be in marketing soon. In their recent blockbuster earnings announcement, CFO Dave […]

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Should Facebook be regulated?

July 26th, 2016

Facebook sets its own standards for content and community apart from other government guidelines for violence and obscenity. Should Facebook be regulated?

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The new psychology of content consumption

July 12th, 2016

The psychology of content consumption is changing dramatically, affecting Snapchat, content streaming habits, and Facebook strategy. Plus, audio emojis!

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Six thought-provoking and profound marketing trends

June 28th, 2016

A new report highlights several profound marketing trends. In this Marketing Companion episode, Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster dissect these issues

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Podcasts and advertising: Meet social media’s new super power

June 14th, 2016

We are rapidly moving toward an ad-free world. That’s why you need to take a new look at podcasts and advertising, as this new research suggests.

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How do you make your content the signal instead of the noise?

May 31st, 2016

Marketers have to deal with an increasingly crowded world. How do you make your content the signal instead of the noise?

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Brand bullying and other things that need to change

May 17th, 2016

Brand bullying, social media “evangelism” and Slurry the Chatbot are some of the topics explored on the new episode of The Marketing Companion

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Are you ready for the mega-shift from social media to private media?

May 3rd, 2016

There is a big change going on in the way consumers are communicating. Are private media channels a signal of a post social media era?

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Facebook and Snapchat at war, and four other groovy media trends

April 19th, 2016

Facebook and Snapchat are at war, while Twitter is finding its cool and Audible is seeking audio domination. A podcast on media trends!

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