In this episode we brought on our entire podcast squad including producers Sachin Shenolikar and Conor Wiegmann. We discuss our learnings from the past 2 months and highlight our favorite parts of the Leading Through Change mini series. We'll also tease out our upcoming series called Moment Makers. Stay tuned for more marketing conversations very soon!
Did you know that the growth rate of AI adoption from 2018 is 186%!? In this episode we’re talking about key insights, like this, from the recently launched State of Marketing report. This first party research report surveys almost 7,000 marketing leaders around the world in a double-blind way. It covers 6 continents, 29 countries and a wide range of industries. Chris Jacob, one of the masterminds behind creating this report, joins us to share his take on the findings. We also dig into the research through the lens of an industry expert at Caleres, a fashion portfolio brand. Corrina Cohen, Marketing Cloud Platform Developer, comes on the show to share how this research relates to her day to day job.
6th Annual State of Marketing Report: sforce.co/marketing
Creating a world without waste is no small task. Data scientists are now leveraging artificial intelligence to support supply chains and manufacturing companies as they adapt to the new normal. In this episode, we talk with Gail Moody-Byrd, CMO at Noodle.ai who shares what a “Noodler” is and why they are important to helping our economy get back on its feet. We also talked with Salesforce’s AI expert, Veda Kumarjiguda to share tips and tricks for any marketer to start incorporating AI into their day to day jobs.
Values based marketing, cause marketing, purpose led marketing - we’re seeing these purpose driven trends arise across marketing teams but what does it really mean? What types of campaigns are run on these teams? Why is this an important function?
In this episode we interview Kai Johnson, Values-Led Marketing Manager at Salesforce and Stephanie Pines, Senior Global Director of Creative Content and Design for Family Care at Kimberly-Clark. We dive into a timely purpose driven social campaign where Cottonelle is teaming up with United Way to #ShareASquare. Kimberly-Clark is donating $1 for every mention of #ShareASquare on social media, up to $100,000. We also brought on a social expert, Leigh Price to share relevant tips on social media marketing.
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Details on #ShareASquare: www.cottonelle.com/en-us/share-a-square
Today’s uncertain landscape leaves businesses looking for tools, advice, and inspiration. In this episode, we give you just that, through stories of resilience. You may know Mark Cuban as the Dallas Mavericks owner or Shark Tank judge, but the famed entrepreneur and investor has also been a vocal supporter of and advisor to small businesses. Cuban shares his story of becoming an entrepreneur and advice for those struggling with how to run their business at this time. We also have Ariana Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post to share with us stories of managing anxiety and efficient sleep. For more stories of resilience, tune in at salesforce.com/live.
Brand marketers have their work cut out for them. They face the challenge of managing sensitivity while ensuring their global message is maintained with the understanding that there can be nuances throughout the world. Our guest today is Salesforce.org trailblazer, Amy Blumkin, Vice President of Brand Marketing at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a non-profit global organization. Amy has held marketing executive roles for much of her career. She also was the CMO of the 2014 Super Bowl host committee and worked at Walt Disney company for nine years. In this episode, she shares advice for brand marketers eager to lead through change.
This week’s episode brings you a few stories from an industry where communication is crucial: the nonprofit world. These brands rely on their members to keep their business afloat. We spoke with Paul Holman-Kursky, Director of Membership at Common Sense Media, who was forced to quickly redesign his communication strategy last month. He shares how he has boosted efficiency with dynamic content and is using multiple channels to spread the word all while, re-imagining a product launch.
In this time of tremendous global challenge and continued business transformation, marketers are forced to evolve how they create customer experiences, programs, and drive growth. In this episode we discuss how our Salesforce team in Australia, had to pivoted turning an original in-person event into a reimagined digital experience in 10 business days.
Empathy is top of mind for people around the world right now. After all, we’ve never dealt with a crisis of this magnitude. It’s essential that marketers are mindful of the challenge at hand and show compassion for their customers. But that can be tougher than it sounds. What is the right tone for communications? How can you ensure your customers are supported and taken care of? In this episode we connect with Hayley Nelson, VP of Content Marketing at Salesforce, Brian Helfrich, owner of Summit Coffee, and Wally Bruner, who leads meditations at Salesforce in addition to his role as a Director of Talent Development.
Imagine yourself at the NCAA championship game...if it were still going on... the atmosphere is on fire! It’s a buzzer beater win! Now, put yourself in the shoes of a marketer at Fanatics, a global licensing brand specializing in fan apparel. Your goal is to take advantage of this moment and every moment that matters for sports fans across the world. Fanatics is delivering campaigns to sports fans literally in seconds of a buzzer beater win. We brought in Jonathan Wilbur, Sr. Director, Global B2C CRM Technology & Operations at Fanatics to share best practices and how his small team delivers ~16B personalized messages a year and keeps the lights on during these high pressure events.
With such a competitive industry, BELLA+CANVAS, a premium crafted wholesale apparel company works hard to differentiate themselves. One way, they've discovered, is through the perfect welcome series. They've seen their highest engagement in the first 2 weeks with 33% increase in ROI. In this episode you'll learn from digital marketing expert, Roxane Chabassier, at BELLA+CANVAS as she shares best practices for building the perfect welcome series. You can access Roxane’s session at Dreamforce here: https://sfdc.co/roxane
We see social media influencers in our feeds all day, but what separates the best ones from the rest? Passion for a brand. Ben Higgins has just that. You probably know Ben from his 2016 star-turn on the Bachelor. Today Ben is also the Co-Founder of Generous Coffee Co. In this episode, Ben explains how he's using his experiences as an influencer to build his company. His tips are perfect for anyone looking to transform a bold idea into a buzz-worthy business venture.
You prepared all year, you delivered an amazing experience for your holiday shoppers, you tested the limit…. Now what? In this episode, we’ll share insights from this past holiday season from industry thought leaders and marketing experts. I had the pleasure of meeting Jen Horner, Associate Director for Retail and Consumer Goods at DEG - an Isobar Company as well as Hilding Anderson, Author of “Reimagining Business in the Age of the Customer” and Head of Strategy for Retail at Publicis Sapient. We caught up at NRF’s Big Show (National Retail Federation) where we learned about the latest and greatest in retail technology. For more information on holiday insights visit https://sforce.co/AllWrappedUp.
Bonjour, Guten Tag, Hola - On this episode, we’re talking all things translation with our guest Adrian Cohn Director of Brand Strategy and Comms at Smartling, a cloud-based translation technology and services company. You’ll learn what goes into the art of translation and how you can get started today.
In this episode we share all the communication strategies you need to know through one of our conversations from Dreamforce with the wonderful Alicia Trost - BART's Chief Communications Officer. Alicia shares her career journey as a Chief Communications Officer and what it takes to create a powerful platform for to build strong relationships with customers in real-time.
Marketing to different personas, understanding your audience and making sure they are diversely represented is crucial to every organization's success. In this episode our guest Sydni Craig-Hart - CEO of Smart Simple Marketing, an expert in the multi-cultural marketing space - shares impactful ways we can connect with our audience in an authentic way.
We've had tons of great conversations with marketers around the world here at Dreamforce in San Francisco. This episode shares a quick teaser from what we learned this week featuring two trailblazers: Roxane Chabassier, Digital Marketing Director at BELLA+CANVAS and Alicia Trost, Chief Communications Officer at BART. We'll be sure to post the full episodes later on. To dive into more great conversations, best practices, product innovations, industry insights and more from this week, head to salesforce.com/live.
We brought in our retail industry experts to help us get a better understanding of what to expect this holiday season. Here’s a sneak peak, we expect +15% growth in global online volume leading to $768 billion dollars in sales...pause for jaw drop...Tune in to hear guests Rob Garf, VP of Industry Solutions, and Caila Schwartz, Business Intelligence Manager, share how marketers can keep up with the latest trends. For more holiday insights check out our holiday hub at https://sforce.co/holidayhub
On November 19-22nd we’ll be taking over San Francisco to bring you the largest software conference on the planet, Dreamforce. To help us out, we brought on 9 time Dreamforce attendee Rob Begg to share his tips and tricks for Dreamforce this year. For more information head to Dreamforce.com and if you’ll be joining us from your cozy desk at home, you can tune in at Salesforce.com/live for keynotes, recorded sessions and more!
Today's episode features Corinna Cohen, Salesforce Marketing Cloud Platform Developer at Caleres and well known name in the Women of Email community. Her background is in engineering and has been in roles deploying emails and consulting with brands like Xbox Live, Expedia, Nike, and SkyMall. If anyone knows email best, it’s Corinna.
Caleres is fashion portfolio of shoe brands. Many of them that you'd be familiar with are Sam Edelman, Famous Footwear, Dr. Scholl's, and one of her favorites is Naturalizer. And fun fact Naturalizer was the very first women's shoe ever created.
I had the pleasure of meeting Corinna at Connections back in June, and wanted to share with you our conversation around how Caleres is inspiring people to feel great feet first.
Two-Time CMO, Jenny Williams, shares her experience and learnings as a marketing leader. She unpacks what it takes to lead teams and the challenges marketers face today.
We’ve pulled together experts across email, mobile, advertising and social to give you the best tips and tricks gearing up for holiday this season. For more helpful best practices, take a look at the Holiday Headquarters: salesforce.com/holidayheadquarters.
We also mention some ROI metrics from Rack Room Shoes and their digital transformation. You can find the full ROI report here: http://sforce.co/2mx1Kmq
In this episode we learn the secret ingredients to running a successful marketing campaign for a consumer goods brand. At Connections we spent time with Global Program Manager Kim Gandhi and Rafael Hernandez Application Designer from Cargill. Cargill is one of the world’s top producers and distributor of agricultural products and has been a family owned business for over 150-yrs. Hear how the organization has been able to grow and scale their farm to table experiences.
Are you a small business looking to lead a more effective marketing strategy? You’re in luck, we have a small business expert on the show today, Ebony Vaz, Founder of Above Promotions, a digital marketing, publicity, and promotions company. She shares some practical advice, specifically for lean teams (and lean budgets). Learn more at www.abovepromotions.com.
Have you ever wondered how a lean marketing team could deliver 1.5B emails? Us too! That’s why we have Drew Price, Head of Lifecylce Marketing at Grammarly, on the show today to share best practices on how he built his small but mighty team capable of delivering personalized messages at incredibly high scale. Speaking of scale, if you liked this episode, Drew has more great advice you can check out at 10billionemails.com.