This Old Marketing

While Coca-Cola begins killing zombie brands in favor of old standbys, companies like The New York Times are diversifying like crazy. Who's right?

Carnage is hitting digital media during the pandemic, affecting publishers just when they started to turn the corner, while content marketing, according to ANA research, is beginning to boom.

Joe raves about Prof G's podcast with Adam Alter on recombination. Robert raves on Calm's new meditation app, and comments about Google's new cookie policy.

This week's sponsor: ContentTECH Summit

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Direct download: 20-07-23-Episode-241.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 1:36pm EST

Facebook was under fire this week for possibly spreading hate speech and misinformation (what's new?). Some people think Zuckerberg should be out.

At the same time, TikTok may possibly be forced out of the United States as concern of Chinese data tampering persists.

In other news, Lululemon buys Mirror in a content/technology deal that seemed almost too cheap to pass up.

And when did Substack get so big? Could it be the next bubble?

Rants and raves include a #Quibi update (doesn't look good) with Project M buying The Hard Times and Queen teaches about audience development.

This week's sponsor: ContentTECH Summit

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Subscribe to Joe Pulizzi's Random Newsletter at JoePulizzi.com. Follow Joe @JoePulizzi. Joe's new #thriller is now available at TheWilltoDie.com. Also, get Joe's Corona Marketing book free.

Subscribe to Robert Rose's newsletter at The Content Advisory. Follow Robert @Robert_Rose.

Direct download: 20-07-09-Episode-240.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 1:24pm EST

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