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Podcast – The Marketing Companion
“Could not be better, two intriguing and thought-provoking minds who possess the perfect balance of intellect and entertainment.”
– Randy Bowden
“The marketing podcast equivalent of a Snicker’s bar wrapped in bacon. Satisfying, interesting, and leaves you wanting more.”
– Rosemary O’Neil
“Mark & Tom live up to the podcasting holy trinity: educate/inform/entertain!”
– Jamie Wallace
“What’s a podcast?”
– Mark’s mother
Mark Schaefer is one of America’s most respected marketing authors, consultant and bloggers. Tom Webster is an insightful and pithy researcher and raconteur. Put them together and you’re going to make podcasting history!
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.”
How to Listen to the Podcast:
- Click here to hear the latest episode or subscribe in iTunes
- Click here for the show’s RSS feed – for Android listeners.
- Find the podcast on Stitcher
The Marketing Companion Episode Guide
Here is a complete list of podcasts, including the latest edition:
Episode 29: Would you erase yourself from Google search?
In this “grab bag” edition, Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster explore 1) the new EU law allowing people “to be forgotten” on Google and its implications for marketing. 2) The advantaged and disadvantages of using buyer personas; 3) LinkedIn as a content development platform; and 4) tips for finding blog topics.
Episode 28: If I were the King of Facebook …
Can Facebook be a profitable company without making people angry? * Why is Facebook advertising no better than TV? * The dynamics that will drive Facebook’s content quality down * Facebook Deluxe — a new revenue model? * The ethical house is not in order — Why this is bad business and what to do about it * Data reserves as a strategic weapon and how Facebook can create competitive advantage by leading on the data protection issues.
Episode 27: Is Disruption a Strategy?
The world is becoming overcrowded with Disruption conferences, books and consultants. Is this just the latest buzz word or something you can systematically implement as a business strategy?
Episode 26: Technologies that will disrupt marketing strategy
In this episode, Mark Schaefer and Tom Webster dissect two technological trends that will disrupt the way we do marketing in coming years: predictive analytics and 3D printing.