The Sample: Keep on movin’

Welcome to The Sample, where we whirl the dial on the interwebs, hit record, and sample what we hear about the topic in this issue. This month our attention is drawn to the tension in marketing right now, about moving forward, waiting and what’s next.

Tales from the Tour Bus: Jessie Paul, CEO Paul Writer

Ian Truscott catches up with Jessie Paul, CEO of Paul Writer, an Indian based B2B agency and they chat about her experience as a CMO of some of the biggest organizations in India, the current crisis and what she’d thrown into the Rockstar CMO Swimming Pool.

The Green Room: Marketing in the “new normal”

Commentators are calling whatever we emerge from lockdown the “new normal” as a world we try and live with an immediate future of COVID-19. So, in this Green Room we turned to our Rockstar CMOs for advice on marketing in this changed world.

Backstage with John Howe-Marshall

Gamers are emerging as the new celebrities of a new media age, and the popularity of this entertainment genre has been accelerated by the lockdown. So, who better to catch up with than the Chief Marketing Officer of SplitmediaLabs a platform on the leading edge of enabling gamers to get published? Ian Truscott chats with John Howe-Marshall.

The Swimming Pool #23: Brand purpose

In this trip to the Rockstar CMO Swimming Pool, we are inspired by Peter Morgan, Metia’s VP of Demand and our recent trip on the tour bus with him. Should ‘brand purpose’ be the next big splash in our portal to marketing hell?

Backstage with Oliver Pilgerstorfer

IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world and when their CMO, Oliver Pilgerstorfer, sat down with us and started an answer with “I probably shouldn’t admit this” our editor Ian Truscott knew he was in for a fun interview…

Tales from the Tour Bus: Pete Morgan, Metia

Global agency Metia recently published some new research “B2B marketing trends for 2020, Six essential trends for the curious CMO.” Well, people call us a lot of things and one of them is ‘curious’, so we tracked down the author, former record label owner and Metia’s VP of Demand Pete Morgan…