Under the Influence with Terry O'Reilly
S11E09 - Tornados & Lawsuits: Why Companies Wrestle with Name Changes
Season 11, Ep. 9
This week, we look at the reasons why successful companies suddenly change their names. Sometimes those name changes are for legal reasons, sometimes it’s because the old name has too much negative baggage, sometimes it’s to boost a stock price and sometimes a name changes because of a tornado.
You Can Check In, But You Can Never Check Out: Branded Hotel Rooms
Season 12, Ep. 11
This week, we talk about hotel marketing. Specifically, how some hotels attract guests by advertising specific rooms.Some of those rooms are decorated like TV shows, some are inspired by movies, and some hotels advertise the fact something famous – or infamous – happened in their rooms.
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Today we’re sharing an episode of Marketing Against The Grain — a show that leads you down the rabbit hole of marketing trends, growth tactics, and innovation.In this episode, co-hosts Kipp Bodnar (CMO of HubSpot) and Kieran Flanagan (CMO of Zapier), dive into a leaked memo from Yahoo that explains why big businesses fail.If you like what you hear, search for Marketing Against The Grain in your favorite podcast app. Like the one you’re using right now ;)
Dish Night at the Movies: Marketing Motion Pictures
Season 12, Ep. 10
This week, we’re talking about the creative ways Hollywood markets films. We’ll talk about how a low-budget horror movie got a ton of press just by asking people to smile. And we’ll examine the marketing of Top Gun: Maverick – the Tom Cruise sequel that Steven Spielberg says single-handedly saved the theatrical industry.