Tuesday Nov 21, 2023

Interview with Joe Zappa - Sharp Pen Media

Joe Zappa, CEO and Founder of Sharp Pen Media, is an expert in the marketing technology space and joined Mike to discuss how marketers can maximise the impact of their marketing efforts.

Joe shares his insights into why constancy is important for long-term success, why marketers should dig deeper when developing personas and why he believes the AI generative phenomenon has been overblown.


About Sharp Pen Media

Sharp Pen Media specialises in content and PR for B2B companies in the AdTech and MarTech space, including enterprises, start-ups, and marketing agencies.


About Joe Zappa:

As an experienced B2B Ad MarTech Journalist, Joe has spent several years creating content for B2B companies. He is now the CEO and Founder of Sharp Pen Media, an agency supporting businesses in AdTech and MarTech.


Time Stamps

[01:11.09] – Joe discusses his current role at Sharp Pen Media and his career journey.

[06:06.02] – How do the marketing challenges of start-ups and established businesses differ.

[14:33.02] –Joe highlights some campaigns that have been successful in MarTech.

[17:59.04] – What impact is AI going to have? Joe shares his thoughts.

[24:49.09] – Joe offers the best marketing advice he has received.

[27:27.01] – Joe’s contact details.



“I think the generative AI phenomenon has been overblown… I think AI Is ultimately at present more of a tactical tool” Joe Zappa, CEO and Founder at Sharp Pen Media.


Follow Joe:

Joe Zappa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-zappa-6229a4a8/

Sharp Pen Media website: https://www.sharppenmedia.com/

Sharp Pen Media on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sharp-pen-media/


Follow Mike:

Mike Maynard on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikemaynard/

Napier website: https://www.napierb2b.com/

Napier LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/napier-partnership-limited/


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