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Marketing Showrunners

Helping you make your podcast more central to your brand and to your audience's life. Make a show that makes a difference.

Founder of Marketing Showrunners, host of 3 Clips and other podcasts and docuseries about creativity, and author of Break the Wheel. I’m trying to create a world where people feel intrinsically motivated by their work. Previously in content marketing and digital strategy at Google and HubSpot and VP of brand and community at the VC firm NextView. I write, tinker, and speak on stages and into microphones for a living. It’s weird but wonderful.

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Consistent Creative Work Is Hard, But This Helps

By: Jay Acunzo
November 24th, 2020

Recently, I’ve kept coming back to the same idea. “If you want it to be real, write it down.” It’s so simple, right? Now, don’t misunderstand: I don’t really believe the popular idea that you have to write down your goals to make them happen. Evidence may exist. That’s fine. I’m just not the kind of […]

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How to Measure a Podcast: The 4 S’s of Marketing ROI For Your Show

By: Jay Acunzo
November 17th, 2020

Here’s what we know: the way we measure podcasts is historically…pretty terrible. The metrics we’re primed to review — like downloads, subscribers, traffic, etc. — don’t measure what’s most important to showrunners: that is, whether your show will entice listeners to stay.  Great projects get killed early because we’re not measuring them correctly. We look […]

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Marketers: We’re Sharing Our Content Backwards

By: Jay Acunzo
October 27th, 2020

The thing to know about me is that I’m an extreme extrovert. I come from a long line of extreme extroverts too. If you closed your eyes at a family dinner, you’d swear that 29, maybe 30 humans were in that room. (Actual population: 9, maybe 10 parents/grandparents, siblings, and cousins.) An even better example […]

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