This Old Marketing

Media company Team Whistle buys production company/agency Tiny Horse, further showing that revenue diversification is king in media and content marketing today.

Joe Rogan signs with Spotify and Joe and Robert chiming in on who is the real winner.

The White House is putting the smackdown on Twitter and social media regarding Twitter's labeling of the President's tweets, while Zuckerberg keeps making the wrong decisions for Facebook.

Joe raves about Prof G's podcast with Sam Harris regarding the destruction of the advertising model and rants about how TV advertisers can't keep an agreement. Robert has a Quibi update, comments about Google's news initiative with McClatchy and raves about a roofing company doing the weather.

This week's sponsor: Content Marketing Awards

 

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Direct download: 20-05-28-Episode-237.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

The New York Times reports that big tech such as Facebook and Google should pay media companies reparations for lost revenue. Joe and Robert think differently. The media business continues to kill itself due to a short-sighted revenue strategy.

In other news, the Financial Times launches a mix group for subscription but doesn't invite any product brands, while thought leadership is everything.

Robert's rants and raves include a Quibi update and that new marketing really isn't new, while Joe discusses an interview with the IAB and the new Riot Games Launch.

Sponsor: CMI's Demand Generation Summit May 19-20

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Direct download: 20-05-14-Episode-236.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 7:52pm EDT

What do marketers do while we wait for a turnaround?

Cosmo magazine details a number of key content marketing tactics that should be used by every enterprise, while Orbit Media offers 26 marketing ideas you could use now to get your house in order.

Vayner Media continues an acquisition trend and there is a sale on Facebook ads.

#ThisOldMarketing raves include a Quibi update, unique partnerships, and a rant on virtual college tours.

Today's sponsor: Content Marketing Awards. Deadline for entry is 5/29.

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Direct download: 20-04-30-Episode-235.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 10:08am EDT

In this episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Robert and Joe discuss why marketers need to aggressively invest in marketing now and not cut back.

In other news, Joe Biden and team (finally) launch an enewsletter and podcast program, while a few airlines announce the suspension of their print onboard magazines in response to the coronavirus.

Then the boys spend many fruitless minutes discussing the launch of new content platform Quibi and what that means for humankind.

In rants and raves, Robert raves about the opportunity in everything and Some Good News with John Krasinski, while Joe discusses the rather large opportunity in print media.

Today's sponsor: Content Marketing University. Use code FRIEND200 to save $200. Offer ends 4/30.

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Direct download: 20-04-16-Episode-234.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 4:08pm EDT

In this episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert discuss how the coronavirus COVID-19 is impacting media companies, specifically local media. Frankly, can they survive? What will be the model that replaces them?

In other news, what can enterprise brands learn from the marketing of YouTube sensation Jo-Jo Siwa? Media and brand publishing partnerships are all the rage, while the CMO of Anheuser-Busch goes full content marketing.

In rants and raves, Joe raves about the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and Robert comments on consumer trust in digital marketing.

Today's sponsor: Content Marketing University. Use code FRIEND200 to save $200. Offer ends 4/30.

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Direct download: 20-04-02-Episode-233.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

A special episode of #ThisOldMarketing.

In this episode, Joe and Robert discuss some big opportunities for marketers, especially in the acquisition space.

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Direct download: 20-03-27-Episode-232.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Joe and Robert discuss a corona virus (COVID-19) week of news in marketing, trying to make sense of what's next.

Corona virus coverage gives major publishers a huge lift in traffic, bringing in pay-wall and advertising questions.

In other news, a strange report claimed that now is the time for Apple to buy Disney. Of course, Robert is against, while Joe is the biggest cheerleader for the deal.

Facebook had all sorts of issues with its AI-powered SPAM engine, while Ford completely changes it's advertising campaigns in response to COVID-19. Finally, the boys discuss why now may be the greatest moment ever for content marketing.

In rants and raves, Joe comments about how now is a truly defining moment for marketing, while Robert discusses the future and opportunity in virtual events.

Today's sponsor: Content Marketing University. Use code FRIEND200 to save $200. Offer ends 4/30.

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Direct download: 20-03-20-Episode-231.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 3:24pm EDT

A special episode of #ThisOldMarketing.

In this episode, Joe and Robert discuss the new reality in front of marketers and what we, as marketers, need to be focusing on today.

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Direct download: 20-03-13-Episode-230.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

For episode #229 of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert lead off with a worthy rant on AdAge's addition of a "content marketing" awards category, which really isn't content marketing at all.

Both Mailchimp and Salesforce purchase media properties, further proving that the boys' prediction from the past is coming true - corporate brands are and will continue to buy traditional media assets.

In other news, former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick launches his one publishing venture. The jury is out on whether this is actually a real thing or not.

In rants and raves, Robert rants about the flawed research on the coronavirus that is affecting Corona beer, while Joe raves about Jonah Berger's "The Catalyst" and rants about Audible production.

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This episode is sponsored by ContentTECH Summit.

Direct download: 20-03-09-Episode-229.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

In episode #228 of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert kick off the show with commentary on Burger King's new "moldy burger" campaign.

Facebook hires Reuters to do fact checking, and the boys argue about the real strategy behind the move.

More and more "advertisers" are buying media companies and one article gives a detailed history of the missed opportunity (by both marketers and media companies).

Catalogs are back again, while the Peloton "wife" commercial didn't hurt business like so many prognosticators thought.

In rants and raves, Robert details why IKEA keeps winning and shares an important New York Times article on the importance of Journalism. Joe shares new research on the "State of Writing" and its impact on all marketers and communicators.

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Direct download: 20-02-20-Episode-228.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On episode #227 of PNR's This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert dissect the best and worst super bowl ads of 2020.

In other news, the creation of less content is actually a winning strategy of successful online publishers, while Warren Buffett leaves the newspaper media industry...or does he?

There were a slew of M&A deals over the past few weeks, including Barstool Sports and Spotify gobbling up "The Ringer."

In rants and raves, Joe raves about Ray Dalio's Principles, and shares one of the oldest content marketing examples ever. Robert raves about John Kotter's A Sense of Urgency and discusses the future of content activism.

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Direct download: 20-02-06-Episode-227.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

In episode 226 of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert dissect an intriguing report by the World Economic Forum on the future of jobs. In it, the WEF predict that sales, marketing and content jobs will be among the most plentiful.

In other news, the death of the cookie (as declared by Google) is big news for advertisers, publishers and content marketers. Who will win? (Joe and Robert tell you)

Finally, the boys break down the success of new media companies turning profitable, and what marketers can learn.

In rants and raves, Joe raves about the Unauthorized Biography Series and Loserthink by Scott Adams. Robert then talks in detail about the life and death of Clayton Christensen.

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Direct download: 20-01-27-Episode-226.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 8:26pm EDT

In episode #225 (the Happy New Year episode) of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert look at the advertising industry, and whether a "move" away from smartphone usage will hurt digital ads (uh, not really).

Facebook says it will ban artificial intelligence "deepfakes," but will it make a difference since Facebook isn't changing its policy on cheapfakes or shallowfakes?

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) happened last week. Joe and Robert discuss some of the main questions from the CES show.

And finally, Coca-Cola reverted back to having the CMO role. Robert is happy, but Joe thinks it's all show and no bite.

In rants and raves, Joe covers an ANA article about B2B Content Marketing while Robert raves about Buzzfeed's new business model.

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Direct download: 20-01-09-Episode-225.mp3
Category:Content Marketing -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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