In this episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Google launches a new Tumblr-style spot on search engine results, leaving an opening (and risk) for brand publishers. The NYTimes buys an agency, social media organic content now seems left for dead, and Google's digital evangelist tells us all to focus on owned audiences.  Rants and raves include the most interesting man in the world and bot content.  This week's TOM example of the week: Hydraulic Pressed Steel Company.

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Google Is Letting Celebrities And Businesses Post Directly to Search Results

New York Times Acquires Influencer Marketing Agency HelloSociety

The Engagement Crisis In Content Marketing and Social Media

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