Marketing With Empathy

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How do I focus my brand storytelling strategy to get people aligned and make work less overwhelming and confusing? How do I create a brand storytelling framework and prove the value of brand storytelling? What content should my brand talk about, and where should we look for insights? How can I be more creative, and confidently sell-in my ideas without feeling like an imposter? Is influencer marketing right for my brand? What are great brand storytelling examples? Are there brand blog best practices I’m missing? And—how do I more confidently listen to my inner-voice for a more joy-filled (a.k.a. saner) life? Welcome to the Marketing With Empathy podcast where we answer ALL of this and more!

135. REI’s new #OptOutside Summer Campaign – Paolo Mottola

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EP 135. Paolo Mottola, the divisional VP of brand marketing at REI co-op, joins Sarah to give a behind-the-scenes look at REI’s newest Summer #OptOutside campaign + why they lean into storytelling and advice for brands navigating the current tough economy. REI is an outdoor retailer and the largest consumer co-op in the U S with 23 million members. Paolo leads marketing strategy, campaigns, partnerships, and brand marketing channels, including advertising, social media and content marketing. He created and leads REI co-op studios, which develops and produces films, podcasts, and editorial programs to inspire audiences with transformative outdoor storytelling. 

SHOW NOTES: https://www.podpage.com/marketing-with-empathy/blog/REI-Opt-Outside-Summer-2024-Paolo-Mottola-episode-135/  

 

Learn More About #OptOutside: https://www.rei.com/opt-outside

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