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Integrate & Ignite | Marketing Insights to Inspire

The Integrate & Ignite podcast explores the nature of what it means to be at the helm of marketing decisions. Every episode is crafted to make people think, to spark some “aha!” moments, and to illustrate just how important a truly integrated marketing strategy and a solid, inspired brand presence is to success and longevity. Your host, Lori Jones, is the President & CEO of Avocet Communications, and she has over 30 years of integrated marketing experience. Lori has interviewed over 300 top business leaders on the show with backgrounds in B2B and B2C from brands such as General Motors, IBM, McDonald's, and Netsuite. It is the wisest and most successful of leaders that know the value of advice, that can listen, and that can also share their experiences with others. Whether you're a CEO, a CMO, Marketing Director, or an entrepreneur who wears many hats, this podcast is for you. For more information and Show Notes, go to www.avocetcommunications.com
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Now displaying: August, 2021
Aug 31, 2021

“People are looking for trustworthy content to guide their decision making.

 

Listen & Learn:

  • Where marketers are getting wrong, and where they are getting it right when it comes to leveraging the power of SEO, AI, and content.
  • How to think about content with AI in mind.
  • How marketers can benefit from a more “human-sounding” approach to content and SEO marketing.
  • Use data to find out what is most important to your audience.
  • Technological advancements, like GPT-3.
  • Building and owning your audience with powerful content and SEO strategies.

 

Ryo Chiba is co-founder of Topic. He was born in Japan but came to the U.S. at an early age. While in college at USC, he co-founded a marketing technology company called TINT. It was a great success, as they grew to 40 full-time employees, millions in annual recurring revenue, and 1,000+ customers in 172 countries. During those six years, Ryo alternated between CTO and head of marketing, and learned a great deal about software development, business operations, recruiting, management, leadership, and marketing. In 2018  the company was sold to Filestack. Today, Ryo is working on his next venture, Topic, with his business partner, Nik. Topic's software is designed to help writers create higher quality content faster. Topic’s AI analyzes the top results in Google, extracts key topics to cover, and provides an interactive editor to allow writers to grade their work.

 

Take your content marketing and competitive SEO to the next level. Learn more from Lori Jones by calling today. 303-678-7102.

 

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Aug 24, 2021

Make sure to properly test the local market before you go full scale.

 

Listen & Learn:

  • The elements of performance marketing.
  • The difference in focus between traditional marketing and performance marketing.
  • Navigating GDPR when marketing internationally.
  • The international markets that are easiest to work with.
  • The importance of developing a proper customer journey to keep your audience engaged.
  • The products and services and price points align well with a performance marketing strategy

 

David Stellato is the chief growth offi­cer of DFO Global Performance Commerce, an international, boutique digital marketing agency with offi­ces in Vancouver, New York, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong. David oversees DFO’s global business development efforts, focusing on structuring and building unified media, technology, and product sales teams across global offi­ces. David’s extensive background includes enterprise website development, search and online reputation management, and programmatic video campaigns. When he’s not making bulletproof marketing decisions and business connections, David enjoys cooking, geeking out over sci-fi, and doing what he can to be the ultimate dad.

 

Blending traditional marketing with performance marketing to help your brand grow and boost acquisitions. Learn more from Lori Jones by calling today. 303-678-7102.

 

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Aug 17, 2021

“When you’re out there shouting, and everyone else is shouting, is it a surprise that no one can hear?”

 

Listen & Learn:

  • The four steps to the “flywheel” funnel.
  • All about consensus creation.
  • The one framework all marketers need to understand.
  • How to boost demand-gen and topline revenue.
  • Why marketers need to define the problem rather than talk about their product or service.
  • Understanding the buyer journey

Mark Donnigan is a startup trailblazer and a go-to-market engineer. He designs and executes marketing playbooks that produce real business results for early and growth-stage technology startup companies. He is well-versed in SaaS, software licensing, wholesale, and retail sales models, and builds nimble, highly efficient marketing teams that routinely outperform larger organizations. With his 20+ years of experience as a transformative B2B and enterprise marketing and business leader, Mark understands how to succeed in today’s winner-takes-all market.

 

In a crowded marketplace, people-first strategies are what get our clients noticed. Call LORI JONES today to learn more. 303-678-7102.

 

TO FIND MARK DONNIGAN ON LINKEDIN, CLICK HERE.

 

Aug 10, 2021

The reason why companies fail is NOT because of the product or the technology. It’s because they fail to understand that…they have to engineer their marketing.”

 

Listen & Learn:

  • The essence of category design.
  • Why some brands make the mistake of leading with parity.
  • The role of marketing in demand generation.
  • Understanding the buyer’s journey.
  • How the buyer’s journey impacts the marketing funnel.
  • Building touchpoints along the buyer’s journey.

 

Mark Donnigan is a startup trailblazer and a go-to-market engineer. He designs and executes marketing playbooks that produce real business results for early and growth-stage technology startup companies. He is well-versed in SaaS, software licensing, wholesale, and retail sales models, and builds nimble, highly efficient marketing teams that routinely outperform larger organizations. With his 20+ years of experience as a transformative B2B and enterprise marketing and business leader, Mark understands how to succeed in today’s winner-takes-all market.

 

Creating emotional epiphanies so your brand doesn’t drown in a sea of sameness. Call LORI JONES today to learn more. 303-678-7102.

 

TO FIND MARK DONNIGAN ON LINKEDIN, CLICK HERE.

Aug 3, 2021

Conversational marketing allows you to have conversations with your customers along the whole journey.”

 

Listen & Learn:

  • The advances in AI that are helping brands connect to their customers.
  • The Don’ts and Dos of conversational marketing.
  • How to get chat marketing wins out of the gate.
  • The benefits of the flexibility of conversational and chat marketing.
  • Tips for having powerful conversations.
  • Why it’s important to get your audience’s phone numbers and emails so you can own the data and continue your outbound marketing.
  • Keeping conversations brief and encourage user input.

Vince De Benedetto is the founder of Automated Dreams, a marketing automation firm that focuses on providing strategy and building business systems that allow for greater and scalability and easier growth for everyone from the solopreneur to enterprise-level companies. Automated Dreams’ services and expertise give companies the ability to shift their employees’ efforts toward value-added and to fulfilling work through the implementation of a smarter tech-stack that automates the mundane, repetitive, and human-error-prone tasks and systems. For Vince, it’s all about working smarter, not harder.

 

Connect to your customers and your audience in ways that build awareness and affinity. Call LORI JONES today to learn more. 303-678-7102.

 

 

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT AUTOMATED DREAMS, CLICK HERE.

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