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 than six years.

Mark Schaefer is a globally-recognized marketing author, consultant, and keynote speaker. Brooke Sellas is a marketing agency owner and industry pundit. Put them together and you’ve created one of the most acclaimed and beloved on-demand radio shows on the planet.

The Marketing Companion 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.

Note: Episodes prior to 2019 co-hosted by Tom Webster.

Timeless marketing lessons from KISS, Paula Abdul, and a hologram machine

September 6th, 2018

Marketing lessons from KISS, a brush with Paula Abdul, and an unfortunate incident with holograms are just part of the fun on The Marketing Companion.

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Podcasting’s next big moment: The insider insights

August 22nd, 2018

Podcasting’s next big moment may rely on lower standards, quirkier programming, and reality shows. Opportunities for growth from an industry insider

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Facebook: The place where social change goes to die?

August 9th, 2018

The Facebook news stream is a profoundly ineffective place to change somebody’s mind. Is this any way to create social change?

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Is a store with no sales the future of retailing?

July 26th, 2018

Retailing is in a cataclysmic shift. But a new California shop may portend the future of retailing. Oh yes. It has nothing on its shelves.

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Why customers really don’t want to engage with your brand

July 12th, 2018

Customer engagement has always been a driver of social media strategy. But maybe customers don’t want to engage with your brand after all.

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What does it take to create a podcast consistently for five years?

June 28th, 2018

Mark Schaefer reflects on what it takes to create a podcast, the ups and downs, and how to keep it running successfully for five years.

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Case study: Winning the #WorldCup with Epic Content

June 14th, 2018

One of our favorite case studies of all time is the story of how Nike used epic content to win the World Cup buzz. Here is the inside story of how some of the biggest names in sports came together to launch a massive marketing victory.

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A discussion on our favorite recent marketing books

May 31st, 2018

Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster review some of their favorite recent marketing books on the latest Marketing Companion episode.

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Will Facebook be a permanent fixture in our lives?

May 17th, 2018

Facebook is facing down controversy after controversy but none of it seems to matter. Their profitability and user growth continues to rise. Will Facebook be a permanent fixture in our lives?

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Top-rated social media speaker and keynote presenter

Mark is one of the most sought after marketing keynote speakers. He specializes in marketing strategy and social media.

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