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.

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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How to save Twitter

April 5th, 2016

The stock is tumbling, executives are leaving, the CEO is scrambling. It’s time to look at how to save Twitter.

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Snapchat for the win

March 22nd, 2016

Facebook remains the dominant social media channel but new research shows teens are moving a new direction. Snapchat for the win.

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The silver lining in the bad news about content marketing

March 8th, 2016

There has been a lot of bad news about content marketing in the report after report this year. But there is a silver lining, if you know where to look

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New research explodes the status quo of customer service

February 23rd, 2016

New research supporting Jay Baer’s new book “Hug Your Haters” sheds light on dramatic new insights on customer service

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Words that inspire and change us

February 9th, 2016

Tom Webster and Mark Schaefer get personal as they reveal words that inspire them and changed their careers

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Marketing and the new Digital Mindset

January 26th, 2016

Only 18 percent of all businesses are optimizing their digital presence and they are leaving their competitors far behind. Do you have a digital mindset?

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The Internet We Need To Save

January 12th, 2016

The Internet has changed, perhaps more than people realize. In this debate, Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster discuss the Internet we need to save.

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CrapChat, tight white pants and a few things to watch in 2016

December 15th, 2015

On this podcast, Mark and Tom look at some 2016 trends to watch and introduce a funny holiday catalogue. Things to watch in 2016

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