#21: How To Get More Money For Marketing

As budgeting season approaches, are you wondering how to get more money allocated for marketing? Join us as we discuss three ways to get more marketing money. Whether you’re making the ask to your boss, your board of directors, or the finance team, these tips will help you get the most money possible and shift the way your organization thinks about marketing.

#15: How Much Should You Be Spending On Marketing?

Are you underfunding your brand growth with a lack of investment in marketing? How much exactly should automotive aftermarket brands be spending on marketing as it relates to the size of their business? Today on the podcast, we’re going to share the average marketing budget size and what one aftermarket brand did to win by far.

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#14: Conversations with a Brand Builder – Jeff Stacy @ Aeromotive

The Automotive Aftermarket is having a great year when it comes to sales and growth. However, with seasons of growth comes challenges you may not have faced before. With 2021 being a unique year for the Automotive Aftermarket, we spoke with Jeff Stacey of Aeromotive to get his thoughts on current challenges and get to know more about him and the Aeromotive brand.

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#13: SEMA Councils, Women in the Aftermarket & Enthusiast Brands, with Lee Riser @ Truck Hero

What benefit does networking have on your career or on your brand? What’s it like to be a marketing manager for enthusiast brands, particularly in the off-road segment?

Today on the podcast, Lee Riser from Truck Hero talks about her experiences on SEMA Councils, building enthusiast brands, and more on our finale episode for season one.

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#12: ACES & PIES Made Easy, with Michael Chapin @ PartsHub

Have you struggled to effectively and efficiently manage your ACES and PIES product data? Do you find yourself still using spreadsheets or downstream systems like SEMA Data Coop or DCi to create and manage this information? The problem, for years, has been the lack of a great off-the-shelf solution that met all the needs of manufacturers and resellers alike.

Today on the podcast, we’re going to be discussing the challenges facing the aftermarket when creating and managing ACES and PIES data. We’ll also learn about how a new software called PartsHub is bridging the gap and making managing the product catalog easier for everyone.

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#11: Consumers: The Most Important Voice In Your Marketing, with Jason Ehrlich @ Yonder

What is the most important voice you should be listening to in your business, if you truly want to grow? Is it the sales team or engineering? Is it your distributor partners or jobbers? Is it the marketing guru, the CMO or Vice President of Marketing?

Today on the podcast, we’re going to talk to Jason Ehrlich, President of Yonder, a brand and product launch agency that specializes in the automotive aftermarket. We’ll discuss the importance of consumer-level market research and the impact it should have on your brand.

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#9: Becoming an Innovative Brand, with Michael Hall @ Hall Labs

How do you come up with innovative ideas and bring them to market as products? How do you make sure you’re developing products that your customers actually want?

Today on the podcast, we’re going to talk with Michael Hall about how he comes up with innovative ideas at Hall Labs, a modern day Edison Lab, with products in the automotive aftermarket.

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