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
For a business to achieve transformative success through building a culture of clarity, it must be relentless and leverage clear insights about the business’ customers, competition, and brand. Tune in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with guests Jeff Jones and Dennis Devlin authors of Three Wise Monkeys to learn more.
It takes grit to rebrand. Tune in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Melanie Crutchley of Creyos as they walk listeners through how they worked together on the rebrand of her company, including changing the company’s name. You can listen in here.
Earning a seat at the decision-making table: the marketer’s role in reputation and crisis management with host Lori Jones and her guest Bill Coletti on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast. Listen in here.
Why brands invest in a product they think is right instead of asking customers what they want on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with guest Alex Levin of Regal. Tune in as Alex shares his experience completing a recent $38.5 million fundraising round, why it’s important to focus on high-intent customers, and how you can improve engagement rates by shifting from a “batch and send” approach to a hyper-personalized strategy.
Andy Rossmeissl of Faraday joins the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast and host Lori Jones to talk about AI-powered predictive analytics. Tune in to hear Andy’s insights and recommendations for how to have a better understanding of how your customers might interact with your brand in the future, but also how they have engaged with it in the past.
Join host Lori Jones and her guest George Kapernaros of the YOCTO Agency for a deep dive into personalized email marketing strategies on the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast.
Tune in as Lori Jones and her guest Stephanie Cox CEO of Lumavate redefine what it means to truly connect with your audience with personalized marketing strategies.
Never before have customers been more empowered. Today’s customer wants to try before they buy and to self-serve. Listen in to host Lori Jones’ conversation with Liza Adams, senior technology marketing executive, on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast to learn more.
Happy Holidays to you and your families! Tune in to this special edition of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast to hear host Lori Jones’ Christmas poem, a fun-filled rhyme highlighting trends for 2023! From user-based content to voice search to interactive customer and influencer outreach to DEI, this is a timely and spirited bit of cheer and an episode full of insights to help with your planning for next year! Merry Christmas and thanks for listening!
eaching and supporting all the different customers in your target audience – even those beyond your established buyer personas – is the topic of this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Sydni Craig- Hart of Smart Simple Marketing. Sydni shares with our listeners her insights into creating customer-centric marketing strategies, how to build customer loyalty and inspire inclusivity, and reminds us that every marketing team is tasked with ensuring that diverse voices are brought to the table.
Products don’t sell themselves. To be successful, you need smart positioning and smart marketing strategies. Tune in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Adam Rosenberg of Arrive Health to learn more. Tune in and learn from Adam’s experience with messaging, positioning, territory segmentation, resetting the sales-only versus marketing-only mindset, and keeping it simple.
Conversational marketing is a message-first, privacy-first approach poised to become one of the top marketing channels and the topic of this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones and her guest Max Koziolek of Spectrm. Learn why 72% find of marketers find conversational marketing effective and why marketing strategies should be geared toward more human-centric interactions in their conversational marketing channels in order to drive paid traffic and improve connections to their tech stack.
As Thanksgiving approaches, we are taking a moment to be grateful. Tune in to this special episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast to hear host Lori Jones’ poem that reflects on gratitude and acknowledges the joy that we can each name as our own. Happy Thanksgiving!
Hot trends in content creation for 2023 with TCA’s Chief Problem Solver and Lead Analyst, Cathy McKnight: personalization, artificial intelligence, machine learning, account-based marketing, events, Phygital, and more. Listen in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast to learn more.
This episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast features guest Doug Kessler of Velocity Partners and is all about how marketers can adopt a new mindset, one that is oriented around defining ideal prospects, around listening harder with learning strategies, and around what Doug calls, “insane honesty.”
Going beyond simply selling to your audiences to connecting and truly motivating them. Magnetic messaging with Sandy Gerber of Harbourfront Wealth Management on the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast and learn about emotional magnetism.
Impactful messaging and positioning that becomes a magnet for customer acquisition with host Lori Jones and her guest Sandy Gerber of NEXT Marketing Agency on episode one of this two-part series on the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast.
Studies show that customer experience is THE brand differentiator, even above price and product. Join host Lori Jones and her guest Ben Baker of Your Brand Marketing on this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast to learn more.
Jessica Erickson of Longmont Economic Development Partnership is all about breaking down the walls of a system that has defined economic development and the marketing strategies that help promote it for decades. Tune in to this episode of the Integrate & Ignite Marketing Podcast with host Lori Jones to learn how Jessica has refined and challenged the status quo.