Mon, 27 April 2015
In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss research that Facebook organic reach is dipping even more, and additional research that states influencer marketing is on the rise (but wait for the rant on this one). The boys also discuss why new media companies focus on advertising, and how the media model of the future will be all about selling products and services. After roasting the WSJ (again) for a misleading blog post, rants and raves include Emmy nods for content marketing. This week's #ThisOldMarketing example of the week: Merrill Lynch.
Tue, 21 April 2015
In this the 75th anniversary of PNR's This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert celebrate +mobilegeddon by discussing what's going to change with content marketing in 2015. In addition, a popular association changes its guidelines on native advertising, and Buzzfeed kills three articles once they found out advertisers were unhappy with them. Rants and raves include a flawed take on marketing automation and the future of Time Inc. This week's TOM example: the Caslon Company.
Mon, 13 April 2015
In this episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert discuss the LinkedIn purchase of lynda.com and what it means for LinkedIn and the content marketing industry. In addition, the boys cover the difference between content and advertising, and if it really matters, as well as an indepth discussion about how to measure content programs. Rants and raves include Disney and how content marketing could save the world. This week's TOM example: Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom.
Mon, 6 April 2015
In this episode of PNR's This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss the finer points of what content marketing really is and how it's defined. The boys go on and banter about Google's deadline for mobile-friendly sites, as well as comment on how the advertising industry is, like it or not, actually booming. Rants and raves include Madmen and the death of publishing. This week's TOM: Robert Half.