5 shows where you can learn about marketing – Netflix recommendations

Check out some Netflix recommended shows where you can learn about fundamental marketing skills.

If you are someone who spends time on Netflix looking for a cool, fun show where you can learn something, you are at the right place. Here are five Netflix recommendations for interesting shows that teach you something about the marketing world.  

1.Fyre Festival – 2019 (IMDb: 7,5)

This documentary about a luxury music festival hosted on a private island is a valuable class on marketing, and the first lesson learned is: don’t sell something you can’t deliver. The movie shows how this festival was supposed to be one of the biggest in the world, but instead, become a huge failure.

2.Hip-Hop Evolution – 2016 (IMDb: 8.4)

In its second season, this tv series shows how Hip-Hop became one of the world’s most popular music genres. With a talented cast and direction, the series won the International Emmy Awards in 2017. Besides interesting facts about hip-hop, there are cool messages to take away from how they thought out of the box to build the industry.

3. The Wolf of Wall Street – 2013 (IMDb: 8.2)

From a marketing perspective, Jordan Belfort’s ability to sell something is very impressive. The skill of building rapport with customers and making them feel positive about the purchase are fundamental for marketers and local business owners. Even if its a face-to-face sale or on e-commerce, it`s crucial to create this bond to convert leads into sales.

4. Steve Jobs: One Last Thing – 2011 (IMDb: 6.8)

Steve Jobs is one of the most visionary and controversial personalities of the last decades. In this documentary, it`s interesting to see how Apple`s (and others Jobs companies) product marketing is just as crucial as the product itself.  

5. Catch Me If You Can – 2012 (IMDb:8.1)

The power of persuasion through online channels is key to the digital marketing world. In this movie, Leonardo Di Caprio interprets Frank Abagnale, a man who, in real life, impersonated an airline pilot, doctor, assistant attorney general and history professor. The two main lessons marketers and small business owners can learn from this history are:

  1. Confidence and persuasion can make people believe in anything.
  2. Dishonesty will catch up with you eventually.

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