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Douglas Karr Interviews Business, Marketing, and Sales Leaders

Douglas Karr Interviews Business, Marketing, and Sales Leaders

Location:

Indianapolis, IN

Description:

Douglas Karr Interviews Business, Marketing, and Sales Leaders

Language:

English

Contact:

120 E Market St. Suite 940 Indianapolis, IN 46204 8443563963


Episodes

Guy Bauer and Hope Morley of Umault: Death To The Corporate Video

3/29/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Guy Bauer, founder and creative director, and Hope Morley, chief operating officer of Umault, a creative video marketing agency. We discuss Umault's success at developing videos for businesses that thrive in an industry rife with mediocre corporate videos. Umault have an impressive portfolio of wins with clients large and small, their short videos invoking emotion, each which its own well-crafted story. Guy and hope discuss why doing a corporate...

Duration:00:28:30

Jason Falls, Author of Winfluence: Reframing Influencer Marketing To Ignite Your Brand

3/22/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Jason Falls, author of Winfluence: Reframing Influencer Marketing To Ignite Your Brand (https://amzn.to/3sgnYcq). Jason speaks to the origins of influencer marketing through to today's best practices that are providing some superior results for the brands that are deploying great influencer marketing strategies. Aside from catching up and discussing Jason's road to success, we discuss: What is influencer marketing and how has it evolved over the...

Duration:00:35:10

John Voung: Why The Most Effective Local SEO Starts With Being Human

3/16/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to John Vuong of Local SEO Search, a full-service organic search, content, and social media agency for local businesses. John works with clients internationally and his success is unique among Local SEO consultants: John has a degree in finance and was an early digital adopter, working in traditional marketing with small businesses where he fell in love with helping them with their marketing efforts. John started Local SEO Search, Inc. in 2013 to help...

Duration:00:24:42

Jake Sorofman: Reinventing CRM To Digitally Transform the B2B Customer Lifecycle

3/10/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Jake Sorofman, President of MetaCX, the pioneer in a new outcomes-based approach for managing the customer lifecycle. MetaCX helps SaaS and digital product companies transform how they sell, deliver, renew and expand with one connected digital experience that includes the customer at every stage. Buyers at SaaS and digital product companies feel a lack of confidence that sales promises will be kept. What happens after the deal is signed? Now, with...

Duration:00:22:32

Owen Video: The Formula to Grow Your Brand And Sales With YouTube

2/8/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Owen Video, who operates The Video Marketing School - the #1 YouTube Coaching Program for Business Leaders. Owen shares how he became a leading coach within the industry and how businesses can leverage video to grow their brand and drive sales with video. Owen shares how he's developed his own popularity on YouTube and how he assists his clients... beginning with a simple formula for great video execution with the acronym GREAT. * Grab their...

Duration:00:34:16

Wendy Covey: How Technical and Engineering Firms Are Capitalizing On Digital Marketing To Drive Business Growth

2/7/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Wendy Covey, an author, speaker, and co-founder of Trew Marketing (https://www.trewmarketing.com). Wendy's firm serves technical companies (middle-marketing, design engineering, manufacturing) assisting them in driving inbound lead growth through digital marketing strategies. While B2B buying behavior has changed over the years where companies are researching and advancing the buying journey online... technical audiences are unique in that they...

Duration:00:20:46

Tyler Ludlow: The Art and Science of Moving from Decisions to Clarity

1/25/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Tyler Ludlow, Founder and Chief Decision Scientist of the Decision Skills Institute. In the digital era, marketers and business leaders are faced with decisions every day. Tyler provides a framework for businesses to find clarity in their decision-making. Tyler discusses what decision science is, the connection between innovation and decision science, how you actually "do" decision science, how values and uncertainties can be quantified to help...

Duration:00:36:37

Mary Koberstein: How To Achieve Next-Level Personalization To Perfect The Customer Experience

1/12/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Mary Koberstein, Director of Integrated Marketing and Experience Management Practices at Avionos. Mary helps partners define the go-to-market strategy, drive new business development, build delivery best practices and manage client relationships for CMS, analytics, personalization, marketing automation and digital marketing engagements. Consumers expect personalization – in fact, 73% expect personalized digital experiences – leaving little to no...

Duration:00:35:04

Kyle Hamer: How to Build A High Performance Sales And Marketing Strategy

1/11/2021
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Kyle Hamer, the CEO of the Hamer Marketing Group. Kyle became a marketer through a path we often don't expect... from sales. We discuss how the sales and marketing, when coordinated and strategic, perform far better than traditional siloed organizations. Kyle provides insight into what sales people need vs. what marketing often provides - and how that's a detriment to the sales cycle. Behaviors have changed and marketing is talking at people while...

Duration:00:34:12

Stephanie Cox: How Marketing, Sales, Service, and Support Alignment Transforms The Customer Experience

12/5/2020
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Stephanie Cox, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Lumavate. Corporations who hope to transform their organization must change the overall customer experience. Stephanie discusses "everything touching the customer" at Lumavate - marketing, sales, service, and support - and how alignment across all impacts business results. Stephanie isn't your traditional business leader. Stephanie discusses her journey in taking on multiple responsibilities...

Duration:00:30:23

Hunter Hastings: Opportunities in Crisis and How Marketers and Businesses Will Succeed

10/26/2020
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Hunter Hastings, a marketer by profession and economist who assists in educating business leaders and entrepreneurship for the Mises Institute. We discuss the challenges and opportunities that businesses will have in overcoming the pandemic and shifts in business and consumer behavior that have come with it. In this interview with Hunter, he shares insight on how organizations and marketing departments need to "flip" their focus from internal...

Duration:00:34:49

Erin Jordan Spanski: Three Keys When Selecting a B2B Marketing Agency

10/9/2020
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Vice President and Partner at Walker Sands. Erin is an accomplished public relations and marketing professional with a passion for helping B2B tech companies grow. We discuss the three keys to success when selecting and working with a B2B Marketing Agency. From strategy to execution, Walker Sands provides transformative B2B marketing solutions to drive the awareness, credibility and conversions needed to surpass them. They're unique in the industry...

Duration:00:41:51

Jack Klemeyer: Marketing Leadership With An Uncertain Future

9/30/2020
On this episode, we interview Jack Klemeyer, a veteran business coach with 25 years of experience. Jack provides his insight into the current uncertain economic future of business and how leaders should respond, react, and succeed. On this episode, we discuss some key issues that are near and dear to leaders' hearts during these troubling times: How do leaders continue to motivate employees in a downturn? How can leaders continue to maintain optimism? How do leaders know when to pivot when...

Duration:00:41:58

Janet Mesh: Perfecting Agile Marketing and the Quick Pivot

9/10/2020
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Janet Mesh, CEO and Co-founder of Aimtal. Janet is an advocate and practitioner of agile marketing with her internal team and external clients. With daily (virtual) stand-ups, collaboration software, and weekly sprints, Janet and her team have perfected the Quick Pivot, a process to pivot strategies based on the results of her clients' campaigns. Janet and her team have built their wildly successful online marketing agency through focusing on a...

Duration:00:29:29

Ravi Chalaka: Moving Sales and Marketing to Virtual Conferences and Meetings

8/18/2020
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Ravi Chalaka, chief marketing officer and VP of product marketing at Jifflenow, a Meeting Automation Platform. As corporations canceled their in-person meetings and conferences, and moved their sales and marketing teams to work from home, they had to overcome a ton of challenges. From interfacing via video for sales to designing online events for marketing... every company scrambled to develop strategies and momentum to maintain their marketing and...

Duration:00:28:42

Katie Mares: How Brands Can Listen and Respond To Their Most Influential Consumer... Women

7/14/2020
In this Martech Zone Interview, we speak to Katie Mares, author of Earning Her Business: The Importance of Tailoring Your Brand Experience to the Female Consumer. Although the female movement is interwoven into our social world and people preach girl power, Katie has seen that this mindset hasn't penetrated business branding or the experience businesses provide to women. Most businesses have a transaction process to deliver the service they provide, but very few businesses focus on elevating...

Duration:00:31:53

Torchlite: The Marketplace for Small Business Salesforce Essentials "Flexperts"

7/8/2020
In this Martech Zone Interview, we interview Susan Marshall, founder and CEO of Torchlite. Susan shares the organization's partnership and focus on supporting small businesses with their Salesforce Essentials implementations and support. Salesforce Essentials is a CRM that's specifically designed for small businesses from Salesforce. In true Salesforce fashion, the platform can be tailored to your business, is quite flexible, and has a ton of integration capabilities. Implementing,...

Duration:00:27:44

Brand Storytelling: Putting Your Customers At The Heart of Your Brand Story with Miri Rodriguez

6/11/2020
In this MarTech Martech Zone, we speak to Award-winning Microsoft storyteller Miri Rodriguez. Ms. Rodriguez is responsible for finding, crafting, and leveraging stories that motivate and connect with the modern consumer. Now, she’s offering practical tools to help you become a skilled brand storyteller, both at the personal and business levels. A brand’s story has become so crucial to its marketing strategy that Microsoft has an entire department devoted to storytelling. Unfortunately, most...

Duration:00:20:52

Walker Sands: How Companies Must Adjust Their Messaging In The Midst Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

5/22/2020
In this MarTech Martech Zone we speak to Courtney Beasley, VP of Marketing for Walker Sands, about how companies can best adjust their messaging in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses are going through a ‘moment,’ flourishing during the pandemic while many others are seeing negative effects on sales, revenue, and operations. Given that the spectrum of outcomes is vastly different, the standard We’re here for you messaging isn’t going to cut it for everyone. Marketers need...

Duration:00:27:44

Purposely: Finding Purpose and Value Beyond Your Marketing Role In A Questionable Economy

4/7/2020
In this MarTech Zone interview, Douglas speaks to entrepreneur, John Qualls. John has had an incredible career launching and leading several companies. His most recent company is Purposely (https://purpose.ly), a platform to empower employees or individuals to benchmark and optimize their culture to improve employee performance and satisfaction. Talent optimization is one of the most critical factors that will determine if your business is able to reach and exceed your desired business...

Duration:01:05:30