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 thunderous collision of civil activism and marketing

February 3rd, 2022

Civil activism and marketing make for uncomfortable yet unavoidable partners. Mark Schaefer and Brooke Sellas discuss this thunderous trend.

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15 Popular Marketing Trends: Hot or Not?

January 19th, 2022

On the new episode of The Marketing Companion, Mathew Sweezey and I tackle 15 popular marketing trends in 45 minutes. Going into a new year, we each weigh in on […]

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The unexposed relationship between content, creativity and money

January 5th, 2022

There is a weird relationship between creativity and money. In fact, it’s probably not what you think at all.

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An inspiring discussion about finding hope in the darkness

December 21st, 2021

The Marketing Companion goes off-road and discusses mental survival and finding hope in the darkness with Amanda Russell.

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The underrated role of marketing habits

December 8th, 2021

Marketing habits can make or break a marketing effort. It’s time to explore this idea.

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How to create a million new social media jobs

November 24th, 2021

A million new social media jobs? Dennis Yu thinks this is probable and possible

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Does your business need an online community?

November 10th, 2021

Online community is the most misunderstood concept in marketing. Here’s why.

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How does content work in the world today?

October 27th, 2021

Find out how content works in the world today through this fascinating debate.

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The future of influencers and retail

October 13th, 2021

Influencers and retail stores will have a symbiotic new relationship according to this futurist.

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