The Rethink Marketing Podcast

The Rethink Marketing Podcast is a quick hitting, punchy conversation around all things marketing and sales. Each week your hosts, Eric Reed and Colin Jeffries, tackle topics about advertising, branding, strategy, business growth, tactical execution, and more. They are joined by industry experts with insider, influencer, or celebrity status. This is where we take a step outside the echo chamber to RETHINK & REAPPLY everyday assumptions around marketing, sales, and business. If you have topic recommendations or guests you would like to hear from, we’d love to hear form you! Email us at take5@reed5group.com Visit us at https://www.rethinkmarketingpodcast.com

Staying Relevant and Weathering the Social Network Effect

One this episode of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries and Paul Frodge converse about the social multiplier effect in marketing. As marketers get better and share their learnings, it seems that marketing continues to improve. Competition is increasing, forcing marketers to get better–and, thereby, increase the competition! It can be a challenge to keep…

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Anchoring Influence in Empathy | Dr. Carolyn Goerner

One this episode of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries is joined by Dr. Carolyn Goerner, a negotiation, power, and imposter syndrome expert, as well as a clinical professor of management at the Kelley School of Business. She shares insights on power, vulnerability, empathy, negotiation, and influence. From understanding the underlying motivations and interests to…

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They Paid $7 million for 30 Seconds of Airtime!

One this episode of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries and Paul Frodge chat about the winner’s and losers from the 2024 lineup of the year’s most expensive commercials! The conversation explores the role of on-screen and off-screen talent in Super Bowl commercials, the power of social media shareability, self-deprecating humor in ads, nostalgia, the…

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More Engaging Chatbots and Hosting Better Events | Kris Olivo

One this episode of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries and Paul Frodge are joined by co-founder of Helpful Human Franchising and Almost Magical Marketing, Kris Olivo. Kris explains the importance of systems and processes to create successful grand openings and events, including the development of compelling offers and a multi-channel approach. Additionally, Kris explores…

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Asking for Less Word of Mouth

One this episode of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries and Paul Frodge discuss the importance of optimizing word of mouth as a channel without becoming over-reliant on it. Having customers help you grow your business has tremendous benefits–and some dangerous drawbacks! They emphasize the need to diversify marketing efforts and de-risk the business from…

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Eliminate the Chief Marketing Officer Position

Summary On the last episode of season four of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries and Paul Frodge unpack the relatively recent trend of eliminating the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) position. Many notable brands, including Walgreens, Etsy, Johnson & Johnson, UPS, and more have taken this step. This podcast episode explores whether removing the marketing…

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Marketing Predictions for 2024

On the last episode of season four of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries and Paul Frodge pull out the crystal ball and speak to 2024 predictions! Will gen-AI really change the game within the next 12 months? How should brands differentiate if they aren’t using AI? Is not using AI a cop out for…

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Should We Be Creating Customer Ecosystems?

On the last episode of season four of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries and Paul Frodge wax eloquent about advice to follow the leaders by creating end-to-end ecosystems for their customers. This mentality improves customer loyalty, expands share of wallet, boosts margins, and has countless other benefits. But if it’s all that and a…

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Seasons Greetings from the Rethink Marketing Podcast

This wraps up Season 4 of the Rethink Marketing Podcast! We are thrilled to kick off Season 5 on January 9, 2024! Until then, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and keep on rethinking those common assumptions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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How to Manage the Diderot Effect

On this episode of the Rethink Marketing Podcast, Colin Jeffries and Paul Frodge discuss the needs and wants behind marketing and sales software upgrades. If we switch project management tools, do we need a new Digital Asset Manager? How does a new CRM impact our email tool? When we upgrade one system, do we really…

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