Big Brands In The News Episodes

Nov. 5, 2021

Is Facebook's Move to Meta Good or Evil? (296)

Facebook's move to Meta might seem like a PR move, but Zuckerberg wants to create the IOI of the metaverse and this is step one.

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Sept. 24, 2021

Grading McKinsey's New Content Marketing Effort (290)

This week, McKinsey launches a content marketing effort for kids? Wait, what? Plus, Joe and Robert break down SI's new gambling site. Good decision?

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Sept. 17, 2021

Intuit's Audience Land Grab (289)

Intuit's $12 billion dollar purchase of Mailchimp is all about audience acquisition. And the boys talk more about much more.

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June 25, 2021

American Express/Meredith Give Departures the Boot (277)

Joe and Robert talk about the explosive growth of the creator economy, while AMEX and Meredith depart from print in exchange for digital.

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June 18, 2021

American Airlines Lost Its Way (276)

American Way was launched by American Airlines in 1966. Now, one of the oldest content marketing initiatives on the planet, is dead. Good decision? No way.

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May 21, 2021

Amazon Does What AT&T Can't with Content (272)

At almost the same time AT&T announced that their WarnerMedia buy was a mistake, Amazon seems close to picking off MGM Studios. Why is everyone except telecom companies figuring this out?

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May 14, 2021

Hubspot's Quest to Be King of All Media (271)

Marketing automation company Hubspot launches a new podcast network, while Joe and Robert fight some more about Clubhouse and NFTs.

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April 16, 2021

DraftKings Develops Content Marketing Playbook (267)

After a bit of practice, online casino DraftKings has created a content marketing juggernaut. That, plus NFTs, Clubhouse and more.

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March 19, 2021

Charmin's NFT Jumps the Shark (263)

Facebook launches seductive new program for content creators, while Charmin gets into the NFT race with a TP NFT.

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March 5, 2021

Twitter Goes Full Twitch (261)

Twitter's in the news again, with their push forward with their "Super Follows" program as well as a bigger push into Spaces. Plus...Roku, Facebook and Google (oh my!)

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Dec. 11, 2020

251: KFC Content Is Better than a Bucket of Chicken

Facebook and the FTC get heated, the local news desert is a real thing (and has a solution), and KFC heats up winter with Mario Lopez and a side of biscuits.

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Oct. 15, 2020

247: Why Netflix Would Buy AMC (and why that's important)

The streaming wars have begun. Disney has committed to it. Amazon and Apple are dabbling in it. But Netflix owns it. An AMC purchase could be how it levels up.

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Aug. 6, 2020

242: TikTok, the Nike Ad and Surprising Acquisitions

Joe and Robert unravel the enigma that is the TikTok acquisition by Microsoft, and then roll into the multiple M&A deals and closings that are rocking the industry.

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May 28, 2020

237: Chaos Creates a Rather Large Marketing Opportunity for Brands

Content Marketing with PNR (Pulizzi and Rose)

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March 20, 2020

231: Making Sense of a Crazy Could Apple Buy Disney?

Content Marketing with PNR (Pulizzi and Rose)

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