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Today’s Guests:

Jay Baer and Adam Brown co-host the long running and award winning Social Pros podcast, which is produced by Convince and Convert Media.

Adam Brown is Executive Strategist for Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud. He and his team deliver integrated social marketing strategy to customers and work with product teams to develop marketing products and solutions.

Jay Baer, CSP has spent 23 years in digital marketing and customer experience, consulting for more than 700 companies during that period, including 32 of the FORTUNE 500. His current firm – Convince & Convert – provides digital marketing advice and online customer service advice and counsel to some of the world’s most important brands like The United Nations, Allstate, Cisco, and Cabela’s.

Follow them Jay on Twitter at @jaybaer and Adam at @adamcb.


You’ll Learn:

  • What led Jay & Adam to careers in marketing.
  • The advice and mindset that has guided their prestigious careers.
  • The pervasive, recurring arguments in the marketing industry.
  • Today’s successful marketer is both right and left brained.
  • How the marketer’s fallacy led to some disastrous influencer marketing campaigns and how to fight it.


3 Key Points:

  1. Some days you’re the pigeon and some days you’re the statue.
  2. What you do is not who you are.
  3. Beware the marketer’s fallacy to avoid costly and embarrassing marketing faux pas.


Resources Mention:

The Everywhere Brand by Jay Baer & Jeffrey K. Rohrs


Killer Resources:

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  3. In the last three months of the 2016 Presidential election fake news outperformed real news on Facebook. DON’T be taken advantage of. Our Digital Discernment course teaches you how to call B.S. online.


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