DiscoverMarketing Against The Grain
Marketing Against The Grain

Marketing Against The Grain

Author: Hubspot

Subscribed: 103,187Played: 651,419
Share

Description

Kipp Bodnar (HubSpot’s CMO) and Kieran Flanagan (Zapier’s CMO), lead you down the rabbit hole of marketing trends, growth tactics and innovation. On the way you’ll pick up undiscovered strategies to give you that slight edge for success. These are not your typical twitter thread regurgitated marketing tactics that everyone is doing. These are new methods, with unfiltered examination of successful fresh ideas.

209 Episodes
Reverse
AI agents: your new virtual co-worker! What are they, who is making them, and when you can expect them. Kieran and Nicholas Holland (Hubspot, GM Marketing Hub) dive into the transformative power of AI in content creation and digital marketing strategies. Learn more about the innovative ways AI tools can enhance brand voice, the intricacies of tailoring content to various social media platforms, and the game-changing potential of AI-driven devices and interfaces that could redefine how we work and interact with technology. Mentions G2 Crowd https://www.g2.com/ Capterra https://www.capterra.com We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Ep 203. How did Hubspot implement a marketing demand funnel that grew the company by billions? Kipp and Kieran dive into the basics of Demand Gen. Learn more on setting up your funnel, how to optimize it, lead scoring, how to implement it with your sales team, and how AI is going to transform the efficiency of your marketing demand funnel. Mentions The Office, UK https://www.amazon.com/The-Office-BBC-Season-1/dp/B0014412H6 The Office, US https://www.nbc.com/the-office/about We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Will A.I. Agents kill traditional browser based search? Kipp and Kieran dive into the latest innovations from OpenAI and the development of AI agents, which have the potential to revolutionize tasks and automation. They discuss the potential impact these agents can have on the future of Google search, and the changing landscape of search engines. This includes opportunities for marketers and businesses to adapt to this new era of AI-driven technology. Mentions Ben Tossell and his daily AI news letter Ben’s Bites: (https://bensbites.beehiiv.com/subscribe) Adept - An AI company focused on creating an AI teammate for everyone: (https://www.adept.ai/) Selenium - A popular testing tool for web applications: (https://www.selenium.dev/) Perplexity AI - A company disrupting the core Google search business: (https://perplexity.ai/) Time Stamps: 00:00 Kieran shares wild parenting stories, OpenAI project.] 04:08 OpenAI evolving to execute work on your behalf. 07:01 Large language models have limited long-term value. 11:19 Sales reps use automation and need improvement. 15:11 Upcoming episodes on agents and disruptions.] 16:11 Google's search success built on feedback loop. 19:48 AI chat products: understanding, building, and ranking. 23:08 Explore how LLMS perceive your brand. Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934 If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Is 2024 the year we'll see our wildest imaginations come to life in video form? Kipp and Kieran get right into the brewing storm within the AI industry as titans clash on new frontiers of technology. In this episode they dive into the unfolding drama of AI developments with a focus on the text-to-video revolution. Learn more on how Sora is animating our still image stories, the serious business of AI in video game worlds, and the intense rivalry heating up between OpenAI and Google. Mentions Sora - Text-to-video model launched by OpenAI. (https://openai.com/sora) OpenAI - The organization behind the development of AI models like Sora and GPT-4. (https://www.openai.com/) Sam Altman - CEO of OpenAI involved in the launch of Sora. (https://www.ycombinator.com/people/sam) Google Gemini 1.5 - A model developed by Google with capabilities in text, audio, and video. (https://gemini.google.com/advanced) GPT-4 - The fourth iteration of the Generative Pre-trained Transformer model by OpenAI. (https://openai.com/gpt-4) Time Stamps: 00:00 Sam strategically times releases to upstage Google. 04:58 Multiple videos watched, 30-50 pages long. Easter eggs, OpenAI mention, Sam Altman backstory. 07:47 A new model is better than GPT-4. 12:55 Will Smith spaghetti meme evolved rapidly in Tokyo. 15:39 Model Sora can animate still images, creating narratives. 18:30 Stock videographer sites may be obsolete for marketing. 20:54 YouTube is the future of multimedia content. 26:20 Gemini Pro unlocks YouTube as a search engine. 29:32 OpenAI: large company doing incredible work efficiently. 31:43 AI developments promise exciting content for the year. Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
What can we learn from Red Bull's $16 billion marketing strategy? The story is a case study in revolutionary marketing tactics and full of practical use cases for any marketer. Kipp dives deep on Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz's marketing genius. He who transformed the energy drink industry through counterintuitive marketing plays and brand ownership approaches. It’s the incredible journey of how Dietrich redefined marketing and provides exclusive insights into the genius behind Red Bull's success.  Get ready to uncover the secrets of Red Bull's groundbreaking marketing strategy, the art of differentiation, the power of owned media, and the importance of playing by your own rules. Mentions Founders podcast episode about Dietrich Mateschitz: http://tinyurl.com/tdfyzbw5 “Be different, different for the sake of it in everything.” - James Dyson Edward Bernays - Father of modern public relations: http://tinyurl.com/4udmymtm Charlie Munger’s “surf” metaphor: http://tinyurl.com/bdefa4dk Tim Stamps: 00:00 Red Bull took unconventional approach to marketing. 03:57 Discovering Japanese billionaire's energy drink business venture. 07:48 Innovative marketing strategy and intentional vagueness. 12:04 Unconventional marketing tactics and dedication to marketing. 14:44 Bold investments secured massive free TV distribution. 17:53 Media and advertising approach lands in unexplored market. 22:01 Red Bull's principles: be different, owned media. 23:15 Media events over advertising, leverage existing platforms. Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support.
Ep 199 Solving practical marketing questions by real marketers. Kipp and guest host Dave Gerhardt (Founder/CEO Exit Five) dive into the real marketing issues faced by those who work in the space. Learn more on the difference between playing in an existing category and disrupting an existing category, converting a dormant audience into an active audience, referral programs that work, and more. Mentions Exit Five https://www.exitfive.com/ Event Vesta https://eventvesta.com/ Paramark https://paramark.com/ MongoDB https://www.mongodb.com/ Videodeck https://www.videodeck.co/ We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Why is storytelling one of the most powerful and important aspects of marketing? Kipp dives into the great story arcs and story archetypes. Learn more on the best examples of brand storytelling, and the framework that instantly makes your marketing storytelling better. Storytelling is leverage, because the best information doesn't win, the best story wins. Mentions “Same as Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes” https://sites.prh.com/morganhousel “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” https://www.ynharari.com/book/sapiens-2/  Kurt Vonnegut https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP3c1h8v2ZQ Patagonia https://www.patagonia.com/ We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Kipp and Kieran dive into the models and tactics billion dollar companies have used to grow and scale their marketing framework. Learn more on why diversification is crucial, what is a burst test, and the importance of challenging conventions.  Mentions Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ ahrefs https://ahrefs.com/keyword-generator We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
What will marketing look like in 3 years? Kipp and Kieran dive into some of the innovations that will drive the marketing space in the not-too-distant future. Learn more on how you can rely more on AI copilots, monetize those copilots, and how you can have your own personalization engine. It’s time to picture a world where search engines are no longer the primary source of marketing strategies.  Mentions ChatGPT https://chat.openai.com/ Morgan Housel’s “Same as Ever” https://sites.prh.com/morganhousel We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
How big of a game changer is the new feature in ChatGPT Store? Kieran dives into the ChatGPT Store’s weaknesses and why the new feature is such a big deal. Learn more on how to use the custom GPTs while navigating the Store. Kieran explains how you can create custom GPTs that manifest themselves in a much more efficient way with a central interface. See how the AI agents act almost like personal employees. Mentions ChatGPT https://chat.openai.com/ Every https://every.to/ We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Is the Apple Vision Pro the next big Apple product? Could it be the next iPhone? Kipp dives into Apple's marketing strategy for the Vision Pro and the early user feedback. Learn more about the Apple Vision Pro and its significance for businesses and consumers. Kip analyzes the product marketing video and talks about the revolutionary features of Apple Vision Pro and the parallels it shares with the iconic launch of the first iPhone. Mentions Apple Vision Pro https://www.apple.com/apple-vision-pro/ Steve Jobs introducing the iPhone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7qPAY9JqE4 Netflix https://www.netflix.com/ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/ Spotify https://open.spotify.com/ We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
What do marketers need to know to best implement AI in the near future? What are the new marketing tools coming out? Kipp and Kieran are joined by Nicholas Holland (Hubspot, GM Marketing Hub) to dive into how AI has grown and how it will evolve further as a tool for marketers. Learn more on how you can utilize the changing technology, fine tune the technology for your marketing needs,  and how you can build new muscle in the AI/marketing space.  Mentions ChatGPT https://chat.openai.com/ Apple https://www.apple.com/ Descript https://www.descript.com/ Runway https://runwayml.com/ We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Want to know which marketing missteps you need to watch out for in 2024?  Kipp and Kieran are giving you the quintessential guide to escaping marketing blunders. Kipp and Kieran dive into the core strategy skills you need to evaluate any marketing decision you have to make.  Learn more on how Red Bull was founded on passionate marketing, and why simplicity and repetition are keys to spreading awareness.  Topics covered: How not to be average. Apathy is the worst outcome of marketing. Don’t undervalue your customers as a marketer. Simply your story and repeat it. Make sure you are having fun. Mentions Red Bull: https://www.redbull.com/ AMI Paris: https://www.amiparis.com/us/ Shane Parrish’s “Clear Thinking”: https://fs.blog/clear/ Founders podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/founders/id1141877104 We’re on Social Media! Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
What are the research methods and information you need to know to craft a great pitch?  Kipp and Kieran are joined by April Dunford (executive consultant, speaker and author) to dive into what goes into the framework for creating compelling sales pitches. Learn more on how to win more pitches than you lose, the importance of blending company perspective with discovering customer needs, and the importance of personalized AI assistance in sales. About April Dunford April Dunford is the author of the bestselling books, “Obviously Awesome” and “Sales Pitch”. She is the Founder of Rocket Launch Marketing & CEO of Ambient Strategy. Previously, she was VP of Marketing at high-growth startups and executive at IBM and Nortel. She is currently a public speaker and consultant.  Connect with April! Twitter https://twitter.com/aprildunford LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/aprildunford/ Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/positioning-with-april-dunford/id1690104435 Substack https://aprildunford.substack.com/ Website https://www.aprildunford.com/ Mentions ChatGPT https://chat.openai.com/ IBM https://www.ibm.com/ Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
What does it take to be a top marketer in 2024? Kipp and Kieran offer the most valuable advice they have to break through in 2024, and avoid the mistakes everyone makes. Every marketer can get better by obsessing over problems, not solutions, setting the right goals, and creating feedback loops to know if you’re on track to hit your goals. In this episode Kipp and Kieran lay out ten things you need to learn to be a better marketer to grow your business Topics covered: The Fundamental Shift in Marketing Mindset The Importance of Design Skills in Marketing Illustrative Storytelling: The Dog Training Analogy Tactics for Reducing Customer Friction Distribution vs. Segmentation in Marketing And much more! Mentions David Goggins: www.davidgoggins.com Loom: www.loom.com Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Is developing a personal brand worth the effort it takes to build one, and just how valuable is a personal brand for your marketing strategy? The Answer…YES and PRICELESS. Kipp and Kieran are joined by Ryan Alford, host of the Radcast Podcast, founder of the Radical Agency, entrepreneur and personal branding expert. They dive into the value of personal branding for every marketer today, and how it’s predicted that by 2028 the average brand will lose 50% of their organic traffic to AI search. So it’s all the more important that marketers shift gears and focus on BUILDING YOUR BRAND like never before to attract the traffic you want NOW!  In this episode you will learn about: The Evolution and Importance of Personal Branding The significance of personal branding for businesses. Using storytelling in personal branding The long-term impact of personal branding and its results Mentions: Flippa :https://flippa.com/ Matthew Dix and Story Worthy: https://matthewdicks.com/ Time Stamps: 00:00 Consumers more aware of constant marketing, seek humanity. 03:24 Social media amplifies connection for brands/people. 09:48 Using discipline to build brand and revenue. 10:47 Start marketing with honesty and perseverance. 14:58 Author Matthew Dix and story telling. 17:38 Podcast is key for creating ongoing content. 21:44 Transitioning from software to marketing, success story. 26:25 Failure leads to growth and success.  29:06 2024 personal branding trends and storytelling power. 31:29 Be bold, radical, go big; avoid downplaying. 37:03 Building personal brand requires strong, unique views. 38:14 Stop caring, don't create imaginary obstacles. Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
What makes a successful ad campaign? Is it creativity? Virality? Cultural relevance? Brand Impact? Kipp is joined by Lestraundra Alfred to cover the best marketing campaigns of 2023. Lestraundra is a HubSpot creator. She’s co-host of the balanced Black Girl podcast, and a marketing pro. She also wrote an amazing blog post about the most successful marketing campaigns of 2023 on the HubSpot blog. They discuss the top performing campaigns based on creativity, effectiveness, and impact. Plus, lessons learned, key takeaways and honorable mentions. Top Performing Campaigns: Snoop Dogg's Solo Stove Campaign Nicki Minaj's Gag City Campaign Ben Affleck and Dunkin' Donuts Campaign Walmart's Mean Girls-themed Black Friday Campaign Mentions: Lestraundra’s Blog Post: https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/best-marketing-campaigns-2023 Snoop Dogg Solo Stove Campaign: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdsAR9l_fI4 Nicki Minaj Gag City Teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTLmjgntQsE Ben Affleck’s Dunkin Donuts Ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQgCl_MAgBM Walmart's Mean Girls-themed Black Friday Campaign: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PH59qo5j4us Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed! YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
AI is going to kill so many different brands and level up so many community based brands. Kipp and Kieran are joined by Greg Isenberg (CEO & Co-Founder at Late Checkout) to dive into how to integrate community into your company. Learn more on effective strategies for growing a business through community, the TRIBE framework, why there’s a difference between audience and community, how to turn customers into raving fans, and why community equity is more important than brand equity. About Greg Isenberg Greg Isenberg is the Co-Founder of Late Checkout, a web3 and community product studio and agency that designs, creates, and acquires internet communities. He is also a growth advisor at TikTok and a venture partner at Indicator Ventures, a tech venture fund. Previously, Greg was the Head of Product Strategy at WeWork, the founder/CEO of Islands, a messaging/community app acquired by WeWork, and the Founder/CEO of 5by, a leading video discovery app acquired by StumbleUpon. He helps build marketing and web3 strategies, communities, and technology products for brands like TikTok, FedEx, NASCAR, TechCrunch, and WordPress. Connect with Greg! Twitter https://twitter.com/gregisenberg LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/gisenberg/ Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/where-it-happens/id1593424985 Late Checkout https://latecheckout.studio Mentions Squid Game https://www.netflix.com/title/81040344  Soho House https://www.sohohouse.com/ Rapha https://www.rapha.cc/fr/fr/ David Spinks https://davidspinks.com/ Dharmesh Shah https://www.linkedin.com/in/dharmesh/  Ramp https://ramp.com/welcome  Brex https://www.brex.com/  Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
2024 is the year everybody realizes that being an early adopter is the way. Kipp and Kieran dive into 2024 predictions for tech giants, and anticipate the revolutionary Apple Vision Pro. Learn more insights on early adoption, the impact of open source, and the evolving realm of personalized marketing.  Mentions Pika https://pika.art/  Microsoft https://www.microsoft.com/en-ph  Apple https://www.apple.com/ph/  Amazon https://www.amazon.com/  Meta https://business.facebook.com/  Google https://www.google.com/  OpenAI https://openai.com/  Apple Vision Pro https://www.apple.com/apple-vision-pro/  Gemini https://gemini-ai.com/  Stack Overflow https://stackoverflow.com/  Figma https://www.figma.com/  Adobe https://www.adobe.com/  OpenAI GPT Store https://chat.openai.com/g/g-P6MdNuLzH-gpt-store  YouTube https://www.youtube.com/  Transformer Movie https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transformers_(film_series)  ChatGPT https://chat.openai.com/  Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Thank you for tuning into Marketing Against The Grain! Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
Most CEOs and founders want marketing to focus on capturing demand. Kipp and Kieran dive into critical aspects of successful marketing leadership in 2024. Learn more on the importance of creativity and risk tolerance, CMOs aspiring to be CEOs, practical strategies for achieving marketing success, and CEO-Marketer alignment challenges. Mentions Marketing Against the Grain YouTube  Youtube https://www.youtube.com/  Follow us for everyday marketing wisdom straight to your feed YouTube: ​​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGtXqPiNV8YC0GMUzY-EUFg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/matgpod  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@matgpod  Don’t forget to hit subscribe and follow us on Apple Podcasts (so you never miss an episode)! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketing-against-the-grain/id1616700934   If you love this show, please leave us a 5-Star Review https://link.chtbl.com/h9_sjBKH and share your favorite episodes with friends. We really appreciate your support. Host Links: Kipp Bodnar, https://twitter.com/kippbodnar   Kieran Flanagan, https://twitter.com/searchbrat  ‘Marketing Against The Grain’ is a HubSpot Original Podcast // Brought to you by The HubSpot Podcast Network // Produced by Darren Clarke.
loading
Comments (110)

M Nadeem Sial

In current days people are excited to know about Google Gemini AI login. So, the is approximately over, now keys are available that will put you in a new era of AI. Are you ready for the Google Gemini AI log-in keys and process? For more details please visit https://googlegemini.us/

Jan 30th
Reply

Ecere Seluk

🔴WATCH>>ᗪOᗯᑎᒪOᗩᗪ>>LINK>👉https://co.fastmovies.org

Jan 18th
Reply

Ecere Seluk

🔴WATCH>>ᗪOᗯᑎᒪOᗩᗪ>>LINK>👉https://co.fastmovies.org

Jan 18th
Reply

Kearney Sona

You have touched the hearts of many people through your words mobile apk and strongly in this blog post at https://apktodo.io/es/

Jan 18th
Reply

Netrebov Sector

Little Ways NYC consistently provides an exceptional service that goes beyond expectations. With meticulous attention to detail and a personalized touch, they stand out. The user-friendly interface, prompt communication, and overall professionalism make Little Ways NYC my top choice. I highly recommend their outstanding services. Best regards, Cameron Mitchell https://www.littlewaysnyc.com/

Jan 16th
Reply

William Stoughton

You might be thinking there is no way to recover what you have lost to scammers, but let me tell you something else, CYBER GENIE HACK PRO are out there helping fraud victims get their stolen money back. Find them on Telegram: "Cybergeniehackpro"

Jan 16th
Reply

Alexjendro Kafi

▶ Really Amazing ️You Can Try This💚👉https://co.fastmovies.org

Jan 13th
Reply

Annakaye Bennett

✅ CLICK HERE Full HD 1080p 4K👉👉https://co.fastmovies.org

Jan 13th
Reply

Paja Storec

🔴Really Amazing ️You Can Try This👉👉https://co.fastmovies.org

Jan 13th
Reply

Priya Dharshini

▶ Really Amazing ️You Can Try This➤➤👉https://co.fastmovies.org

Jan 12th
Reply

Mia Michael

▶ Really Amazing ️You Can Try This➤➤👉https://co.fastmovies.org

Jan 12th
Reply

Nilton Braga

Kudos on a great discussion, gentlemen! While I concur with most rankings, I'd place brand marketing lower. B2B decisions may not hinge on emotion. Thanks for the insightful debate! https://storysaver.page/

Dec 17th
Reply

Nilton Braga

Thanks

Dec 17th
Reply

MoonDog

Start 01:15

Sep 14th
Reply

Online ChatGPT

Highlights the transformative power of AI in democratizing technology development and data science. A promising trend in technological innovation. Explore ChatGPT Online for free without registration right at the website https://storysaverhd.io/chatgpt-online/

Sep 12th
Reply

Alvaro Mathis

Digital marketing encompasses a broad range of online strategies and tactics aimed at promoting products, services, or brands. It utilizes various digital channels such as websites, social media, email, search engines, and online advertising to reach and engage with target audiences. Key components of digital marketing include search engine optimization (SEO), content marketing, social media marketing, email marketing, pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, and analytics to measure and optimize campaign performance. Digital marketing is essential for businesses and organizations to establish an online presence, connect with customers, and achieve marketing goals in the digital age. https://jhtackettmarketing.com/graphic-designer-in-delano/

Sep 8th
Reply

Sophia Gomes

Welcome to Eventify, the ultimate event planning software and conference app. Say goodbye to stress and hello to success with this powerful event app, simplifying the entire process from start to finish, be it a corporate conference or meetings.Revolutionize event planning with our apps for networking and apps for conference, taking your events to the next level through seamless coordination and management on our event planning platform.https://eventify.io/event-app/

Jul 24th
Reply

Saith Ammar

In today's digital age, having a strong online presence is crucial for businesses to thrive. To achieve this, search engine optimization (SEO) plays a vital role. By partnering with a reputable SEO company, businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona, can unlock the full potential of their online presence. In this article, we will explore the benefits of working with an SEO company in Scottsdale and how it can help businesses achieve higher search engine rankings, increased website traffic, and improved conversion rates. https://seocompanyscottsdaleaz.com/

Jul 5th
Reply

Denial Brown

I liked the podcast, good ideas. You are right, a good strategy and truth can help you get more results in the future and grow your business. Usually this can be done by agencies such as https://arnodigital.com/ who have extensive experience in this and permanent large projects.

Jun 25th
Reply

Greyson Milo

Marketing Against The Grain is an innovative approach to marketing that challenges traditional methods and encourages businesses to think outside the box. In the entertainment industry, this approach can be particularly effective as it allows companies to stand out in a crowded market. With so many entertainment options available to consumers today, it's more important than ever for companies to differentiate themselves from their competitors. By using unconventional marketing tactics, such as viral campaigns or experiential marketing events, entertainment companies can capture the attention of their target audience and create a memorable brand experience https://www.thenewsontime.com/entertainment

Mar 30th
Reply
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store