I know, it’s hard to believe, but Episode #1 of This Old Marketing still has not sold yet as an NFT. Maybe you forgot? You can bid on it here at Opensea. The social audio battle continues this week, with Spotify buying social radio player Betty Labs, while LinkedIn is about to release their […]Continue Reading
This Old Marketing Podcast with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose
This Old Marketing podcast, from Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose, has been downloaded over two million times in 150 countries. Every week, since 2013, Joe and Robert share their insights into the media, marketing and content marketing worlds. Always useful, mostly entertaining and pretty much 60 minutes long.
See all the past episodes at the This Old Marketing site.
In this episode, Verizon announces the launch of a robust Yahoo Plus. All we can say is “ouch.” Roku continues its Quibi-filled dominance by announcing a marketing services group that might actually work. The New York Times puts down its virtual foot on reporter side gigs. The boys wonder how that happened. And finally, […]Continue Reading
The Oscars are back and guess what? Netflix absolutely crushed it (and yes, we called it years ago). Facebook is launched a new creator model for writers and journalists that is truly seductive, and will work for inhibiting creators from developing out their own platforms. In NFT land, Charmin has developed an NFT(P) that […]Continue Reading
After a royal analysis courtesy of Robert, the boys dissect Disney’s subscription program as they hit over 100 million paid subscribers worldwide. The conversation pivots to NFTs (non-fungible tokens), as they discuss Seth Godin’s latest blog post about the negatives of NFTs. Robert sides with Seth. Joe thinks Robert should take a ride to […]Continue Reading
To kick off the show, Joe and Robert detail their “advanced” Clubhouse experience (likes and dislikes) and why it may have legs. And did you check out the Tom Cruise deepfakes? Roku buys Nielsen’s Advanced Video property, and increases its chances to corner the personalized TV advertising market. Axios details the ever-increasing amount of […]Continue Reading
In headline news, Facebook makes a deal with the Aussie press, doing exactly what we said they would do last week. At the same time, Facebook commits to $1 billion for the news industry. A generous gift or more of the same from Facebook? Macy’s media network is taking off to a tune of […]Continue Reading
This week Joe and Robert cover the big news that, after the passage of a media bargaining law, Facebook bans all media companies from its app. Shock abounds, with a number of sites that are “not” media companies being affected. YouTube tries to be more like TikTok and Snap and launches a number of […]Continue Reading
It’s our annual “rip apart the Super Bowl ads” show, which may not mean much since viewership sank to a 15-year low. Twitter announced stellar earnings, including a possible subscription plan roll out. In addition, Twitter is getting aggressive with Spaces (their Clubhouse competitor). Facebook’s getting into the mix as well. How much time […]Continue Reading
Twitter was abuzz this week when Hubspot announced their purchase of newsletter/small-business media company the Hustle. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. That said, everyone is very happy (except tech companies and traditional media). Clubhouse, now worth a billion dollars, says it’s getting into the subscription game. Good idea? Maybe…but a better idea […]Continue Reading
The big news of the week was Twitter buying Revue, a Substack competitor that launches Twitter into the subscription business. What could save or kill the media business? SPACs! Media SPACs are off to a roaring start for 2021, with no end in sight. Rolling Stone does a Forbes and starts a pay-to-play “culture” […]Continue Reading