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.

Pandemic may re-wire consumer behavior and marketers should pay attention

June 25th, 2020

A new book suggests the pandemic will alter consumer behavior for years to come. Are you ready?

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Why Facebook thinks hate is good for business

June 12th, 2020

Why has Facebook ignored evidence that its product is fanning hate and divisiveness?

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How technology enables new customer conversations

May 28th, 2020

Technology is creating incredible opportunities to connect with customers in meaningful new ways. Mark Schaefer and Brooke Sellas look at some of the most exciting examples of how marketing and […]

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A very personal view of the pandemic

May 14th, 2020

This Marketing Companion episode provides a personal view of the pandemic as Mark and Brooke discuss the impact on their lives and businesses.

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Creating Personal Customer Experiences With Context Marketing

April 30th, 2020

Context marketing may point us to the future of customer experiences. Learn more on this new podcast episode with guest Mathew Sweezey.

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Remarkable Marketing During a Challenging Climate

April 16th, 2020

Remarkable marketing in the current business climate is a challenge. A new podcast episode walks you through some ideas.

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Big, huge, massive, surprising social media trends

April 2nd, 2020

New research reveals some surprising social media trends. Mark Schaefer and Brooke Sellas dissect new trends on The Marketing Companion.

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Everything is out of date because the world is new

March 19th, 2020

The world is new, life is hard, and we screwed up our show.

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Monetizing through Twitter, Spotify and Instagram

March 5th, 2020

Monetizing through Twitter, Spotify and Instagram is covered in this new Marketing Companion episode.

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