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The Chasing Waterfalls and Choosing Awareness or Trust over a Cocktail Episode Rockstar CMO FM

In this week’s episode, the topic for the Marketing Studio with Jeff Clark, former Forrester Research Director is the concept of the Demand Unit Waterfall created by his old chums at Forrester. Our host Ian Truscott asks if this is still relevant and Jeff shares six things for B2B marketers to consider from this model.   Ian then winds down the week with Robert Rose, Chief Troublemaker at The Content Advisory, in the Rockstar CMO virtual bar who over a cocktail gets Ian sued by Columbia records and asks do you want awareness or trust? Enjoy! — The people: // Ian Truscott on LinkedIn and Threads // Jeff Clark on LinkedIn // Robert Rose on LinkedIn and Threads Mentioned in this week’s episode: // Forrester’s Demand Unit Waterfall  // Robert’s firm: The Content Advisory // Robert’s podcast with Joe Pulizzi: This Old Marketing  // Robert’s “Rose Colored Glasses” column for CMI. Rockstar CMO: // Rockstar CMO on the web, Twitter, and LinkedIn // Previous episodes and all the show notes: Rockstar CMO FM. Track List: // Piano Music is by Johnny Easton, shared under a Creative Commons license // We’ll be right back by Stienski & Mass Media – on YouTube // Waterfall by The Stone Roses on Spotify // Texas Hold ‘Em by Beyonce on Spotify Listen on Apple, Amazon, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

I love everything about this show!
Where do I begin? I love Rockstar CMO. It’s a regular Saturday listen for me. Ian and Jeff have insightful back and forth conversations about the issues of the day, which in an of itself is a great pod. But then there’s a guest … sometimes two … with smarts to share. Then Robert Rose comes in and talks content over a cocktail? It’s like a variety show for marketers. Super smart. Great energy. Brilliant all the way around.

Jason Falls
Digital Marketing Thought Leader, Influencer, Author, Speaker, Podcaster. Winfluence

The Regulars

Host: Ian Truscott

Ian is a techie turned 3xCMO, a trusted advisor to two marketing technology companies and the founder of Rockstar CMO. Learn more on LinkedIn.

Marketing Studio: Jeff Clark

Former Forrester Research Director Jeff Clark is our resident strategic advisor, sought after by large B2B companies. Learn more about the Rockstar CMO Advisory.

The Virtual Bar: Robert Rose

Our content marketing guru, Robert Rose is the Chief Trouble Maker at The Content Advisory, a content strategy and marketing agency.


….This awesome show is a rocking round up of all things marketing. Crank it to 11!

Dave Delany – Speaker, consultant, author at Futureforth

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