Some of the best companies succeed by entering a market before having full confidence in the technology. Just ask guest Krish Ramineni, founder of Fireflies, on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast. Listen in as he talks about timing, execution, and growth with host Lori Jones, as well as about the nuances of category creation, early market entry, and the importance of customer satisfaction.
Discover the power of creating a new category for your product. It's not just about being descriptive, but about conveying meaning and solving a human problem. Learn from host Lori Jones and her guest Mike Bruno, Category Designer at Play Bigger, on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast!
Damon Pistulka of Exit Your Way joined host Lori Jones as guest on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast and set out right away to dismantle the myths and misconceptions surrounding selling businesses. As someone who sells businesses themselves, Damon has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of the industry. He knows that many agencies in the business of selling businesses give them a bad reputation, and he's here to set the record straight.
Creating a winning customer experience begins with creating a powerful employee experience. Don't miss this actionable conversation with guest Tiffani Bova of Salesforce on the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast!
From postdoc to CEO of SiVEC, Lyndsey Linke's journey is one of relentless determination and groundbreaking discoveries. Listen to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and learn about commercializing science, the power of innovation, the intersection of science and business, and all about her “napkin moment.”
Over the past few months, we have witnessed a rapid pace of innovation in the field of AI, with new and mind-blowing advancements emerging almost daily. Join guest Liza Adams on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast, as she and host Lori Jones discuss the enormous impact AI is having on marketing, how we can conquer our fears of AI replacing human roles, and how to leverage the power of personalization.
Overcoming imposter syndrome and embracing your inner expert is the topic of this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Lisa Bragg, author of Bragging Rights.
It is better to be extraordinary at one thing than to be average at multiple things. Join host Lori Jones and her guest Allen Adamson of Metaforce on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast to learn about his new book, SEEING THE HOW: Transforming What People Do, Not Buy, to Gain Market Advantage and the importance of understanding your extraordinary offering and making it the hero.
Adapting to the ever-changing marketing landscape is the topic of this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Amrita Mathur, VP of marketing at Superside. Listen in and get some powerful advice about ABM marketing strategies, remote design work, and generational differences.
B2B customers purchasing software want to see serious "dream data" before purchasing. Guest Lars Grønnegaard, founder of Dreamdata, talks about how to adapt to the current economy and create value for your brand.
Outsourcing PR and creative resources to a marketing agency, especially for thought leadership and content creation, can save time and money for startups with limited resources. It can also bring a fresh perspective to a company with a legacy team. Tune in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast featuring guest Cody Gillund of Open Lending to learn more. #InHouseVsAgencyTeam #Marketing Strategies #IntegrateAndIgnite
On this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast, guest Jason Andree, CMO for healthwear startup, Nufabrx, discusses the brand’s mission, the value of strategic partnerships, how to align internal and external teams, and why innovation must be customer centric. Tune in as Jason discusses how Nufabrx is building a drug delivery system through textile innovation, and more!
Entrepreneurs often have either a renter’s or an ownership mindset. Which one YOU have will impact how your business grows and scales. Listen in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with author Elaine Pofeldt to learn about the grit and perseverance it takes to launch a startup and about why you can’t be afraid of rejection.
Approaching marketing strategically and listening to customers will lead to stronger and better outcomes. How to do that is the topic of this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast. Join host Lori Jones and her guest May Lilley, CMO of Under Canvas, to learn more about destination marketing, the importance of customer insights, and about crafting interesting, relatable, and relevant ideas that connect with audiences.
A new take on recruiting, hiring, and retention in an ever-changing workplace environment with guest Steve Urban, CEO of Riderflex on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast. Tune in as host Lori Jones and Steve tackle how to juggle the different mindsets and expectations of the multiple generations you may have on your team, how to accommodate a hybrid team of innovators that may be in-office or working remote, and what to expect in the future.
When Jen Henderson, founder and CEO of Tilt, first started out, she pitched her business idea 60 times in 30 days. It’s an experience many innovators, disruptors, and visionaries can relate to! Listen in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast to hear Jen’s story of grit and resilience, about how she controlled her destiny without sacrificing velocity, and about her recent $10 million in new investment capital!
Eric Olden, CEO of Strata Identity, has been an entrepreneur since he was a teenager and started his first business venture out of his dorm room at college. Join host Lori Jones and Eric on this episode as they share their stories about the grit and determination it takes to grow and scale a business and how to know when the market is ready.
If you are an early-stage venture, knowing what creates your enterprise value is vitally important. Tune in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Zane Tarence, as they discuss the ways to determine your enterprise value, and how to create your optionality.
This lively and engaging conversation covers many other topics as well, including defining your legacy, transition planning, the different kinds of revenue, risk-adjusted future cash flows, and making sure that your business is investment-ready.
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Whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert, if you are trying to grow your business you need to network. And if done correctly, it can bridge the gaps that will ultimately help you reach business goals. Join Lori Jones and her guest Chris Borja, founder of Become a Better Networker, and get his 7-step process that will enable you to build a powerful network. Listen in here.
Brand and product integrity are the grounding principles that guided the smart and successful growth of Hammitt Bags by the brand’s founder, Tony Drockton. From its beginnings as a Southern California eCommerce company to what it is today – a luxury brand known throughout the world – Hammitt Bags and Tony’s story of how he purposefully scaled the business over time is an inspiration.
Listen in to his second appearance on the Integrate & Ignite Podcast and his conversation with host Lori Jones all about how he innovated along the way, learned from his failures, and stayed focused on creating a unifying experience for the customer.
On this first episode of Season 8 of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast host Lori Jones discusses the fatal flaw shared by far too many innovators, disruptors, and visionaries with big ideas: they devalue marketing and mistakenly believe that their product or service is so cool and innovative that it will sell itself.
Tune in to hear why strategic marketing and research can differentiate in ways that help position early-stage companies for success, why some startups and growth-minded businesses fail, what those companies should look for when hiring a marketing director, and the three things you should do to gain more awareness when scaling for your company.
The art and science of creating transformative brands with guest Emmanuel Probst, author of Brand Hacks and Assemblage – The Art and Science of Brand Transformation, is the topic of this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast. Tune in as Emmanuel shares with host Lori Jones the concept of assemblage and how building loyalty begins by getting your customers involved in the creative process and making them the hero.
Understanding your customer is all guesswork until you start marketing, researching, and mining the data. This edition of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Valentin Radu of CVO Academy and Omniconvert is full of tips for innovators and startups defining their audiences and bringing their products to market.
Leaders need to get “outside the jar” to truly understand their customers. Learn more from guest Brand Consultant Marc Stoiber on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast. Tune in as Marc shares with our listeners his approach to what he calls, “lazy marketing,” a strategy that is customer-first and people-centric. Listen in here.
Market research takes the guesswork out of product validity, audience, segmentation, overall positioning, and many other items that are essential for startup incumbent and established businesses. Listen in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Michele Linn founder of Mantis Research to learn more! And to see examples of how Michele repurposes research go to https://avocetcommunications.com/podcast