PNR: This Old Marketing | Content Marketing with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose (content marketing)

In this week's This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss Twitter's decision to kill Vine and why brands and content creators should have known better.  Agencies start to launch print magazines, while IDG's content creation model is one all brand's should emulate. Rants and raves include not starting a podcast and five ways to scare your boss into content marketing.  This week's TOM example: Think with Google. 

This week's stories:

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Twitter Just Shut Down Vine 4 Years After Buying It

Vine Shutdown loss to Black Culture


Curalate and the Millennials Guide: Engaging a Generation of Visual Buyers.  Download it at 

RANTS AND RAVES (subscribe link here:
Direct download: 16-10-31-Episode-155.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 8:21pm EDT

In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss the AT&T/Time Warner merger and what it means for marketing professionals. Email is becoming more important than ever, and the latest APAC content marketing research is dissected. Rants and raves include a new content book and poor, poor Mashable.  This week's TOM example: Pinsent Masons.

This week's article links:

Top of the Show Sponsor: Noosh: Get the Content Marketing Benchmark report at:

Survey Proves APAC Marketers Have No Idea About Content Marketing

The Complete Guide to Visual Commerce from Curalate:

Direct download: 16-10-24-Episode-154.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 10:20pm EDT

In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss whether content marketing is actually different than marketing itself, and if it is, does it work? In M&A news, Google Acquires Famebit while more and more publishers search for new media business models. Rants and raves include Donny Osmond and HP Enterprise. This week's TOM example: MassMutual's Society of Grownups.

This week's articles:

Is Content Marketing A Load Of Bollocks

Google Acquires Famebit to Connect Youtube Creators With Brands

Publishers Become Retailers In The Market For Survival

5 Takeaways From Hubspot’s State of Inbound 2016


Ion Interactive and the User Engagement Lookbook - Check it out here:


THIS OLD MARKETING: Society of Grownups

Direct download: 16-10-17-Episode-153.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 9:44pm EDT

In this episode of Pulizzi and Rose with This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss the New York Times and their new Flex Frame native advertising unit - and what markets can learn about user experience. The boys then dissect the art of thought leadership, which requires both thought and leadership, while McDonald's YouTube channel goes down, flame-broiled style. Rants and raves include the Twitter sale and Facebook's marketplace launch.  This week's TOM example: Pressed Juicery

This week's show links:

NYTimes Shuns Banner Ads In Favor of Proprietary Ad format

Thought Leadership Disrupted

What McDonalds Has Learned From Its Failed YouTube Channel


Ion Interactive and the User Engagement Lookbook - Check it out here:



Direct download: 16-10-10-Episode-152.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss the results of CMI's 2017 content marketing benchmarks report and find that content marketing is indeed all about building audience.  Rolling Stone finds a buyer; and who really should be the agency in charge of content creation?  Rants and raves include a Robert Rose book review while Mental Floss folds print.  This week's TOM example: Saindbury's. 

This week's show notes:

Singapore-based music startup buys 49% stake in Rolling Stone
Content Marketing Takes A Turn For The Better - New 2017 Research
Content Creation Who’s Job Is It Anyway
ION Interactive and their interactive ebook - 50 Ways to Engage Your Audience

Direct download: 16-10-03-Episode-151.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 8:03pm EDT

In this special 150th episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert spend some time talking about what makes a successful podcast, and each ponder on why PNR has lasted this wonderful 2.8 years. In other news, Facebook is public enemy number one for media companies and journalists and Salesforce considers buying Twitter.  Rants and raves include the cost of content marketing and why we do content. This week's TOM example: Petfinder.

This week's story links:

Why Salesforce Might Be Interested in Twitter -

Direct download: 16-09-24-Episode-150.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

In this ThisOldMarketing episode, Adblock plus starts their own ad network (or do they?) and the boys discuss the future of advertising. AT&T looks to become a media company (of course) and some people think content marketing is hard to measure. Rants and raves include a lengthy talk about diversity in the event business. This week's TOM example: Walmart World.

This week's show links:

Adblock Is Absolutely Not Launching An Ad Network - But Yes They Are #SorryNotSorry
AT&T Wants to Be A Media Company - Here’s Who They Could Buy
Does The Content Marketing Industry Have a Measurement Problem
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Direct download: 16-09-19-Episode-149.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:10pm EDT

In this post-show Content Marketing World (#CMWorld) edition of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert (of course) discuss the events surrounding this year's big event.  In addition, the boys discussed whether more or less content will win the day for brands, and why YouTube is changing their advertising model pronto.  Rants and raves include new contextual content research and a new content program from Starbucks.  This week's TOM example: Kodak.

This week's story links:

The Future Is More Content - Jeff Bezos, Robots and High Volume Publishing
Advertising Hits a Hurdle
ON24 - Get the 2016 Webinar Benchmarks Report from ON24 -
Direct download: 16-09-12-Episode-148.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:44pm EDT

This very special episode of #ThisOldMarketing is Joe and Robert's 2017 content marketing predictions episode.  We can't tell you what they are in this abstract, but both PNR add three very special predictions each that are sure to actually come true.

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This Old Marketing Example - Loot Crate

Direct download: 16-08-28-Episode-147.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

In this episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Google announces major changes to search engine rankings based on your pop over status.  Is there really a future in advertising (trick question) and will YouTube's new backstage give them a hall pass with the big boys? Rants and raves include a focus on numbers and marketing automation must die.  This week's TOM example: Bloomingdale's.

This week's article links:

Direct download: 16-08-28-Episode-146.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT