Rank #1: PNR 7: The End of Advertising | Content Marketing and Ron Burgundy
In this episode, Joe Pulizzi (@JoePulizzi) and Robert Rose (@Robert_Rose) talk about what life would be like without advertising, and go in-depth into what Anchorman 2 did differently with content that no other movie ever did before (and what your business can do about it). Also discussed - more content marketing predictions and how small businesses get started with content marketing.
Rank #2: PNR 136: Get Ready for Brands to Take Over Facebook Instant Articles
In this week's #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert talk about brands moving to Facebook's instant articles (in this case, Intel), and how FB needs to do more to help educate marketers and advertisers than their newly launched "creative hub". Podcasting gets a shot in the arm with eBay, and somewhere out there are some very happy, but very disillusioned marketers. Rants and raves include Snapchat's new magazine. TOM example of the week: Investools.
This week's story links:Facebook Extends Instant Articles - Starting With Intel http://digiday.com/brands/facebook-extends-instant-articles-brands-starting-intel/ Facebook Launches Creative Hub To Simplify Creation of Ads http://adage.com/article/special-report-cannes-lions/facebook-launches-creative-hub/304531/ Podcast Companies Experiment With Sponsored Content http://www.wsj.com/articles/podcast-companies-experiment-with-sponsored-content-1466154000 73% Of Ad Buyers Cite User Experience As Major Industry Challengehttp://www.adweek.com/news/technology/73-ad-buyers-cite-user-experience-major-industry-challenge-171995 These 5 Charts Show The State of Content Marketing Todayhttp://www.cmo.com/features/articles/2016/6/16/2016-state-of-content-marketing-through-5-charts.html SPONSOR MESSAGE: GoToWebinar and the "5 Steps to Attract Your Target Audience to Your Next Webinar" eBook. Download for free here: http://cmi.media/pnr136 RANTS & RAVES http://thenextweb.com/insider/2016/06/17/snapchats-launching-digital-magazine-focused-tntersection-life-tech/http://adage.com/article/agency-news/ana-k2-find-evidence-pervasive-agency-rebate-collection/304347/http://adage.com/article/guest-columnists/clients-blame-lack-agency-transparency/304495/ THIS OLD MARKETING: Investools from TD Ameritrade https://www.investools.com
Rank #3: Finale (The Last Waltz)
The final episode of This Old Marketing includes answering listener questions on the future of content marketing, Joe and Robert asking each other their own questions, and a few other surprises along the way.
It's been an amazing ride. Thank you for making it possible.
Rank #4: PNR 189: Special Episode - How We Create Content
In this very special episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert detail how they write, manage their day, search for content ideas, create PowerPoint presentations and much more. The boys also include some predictions for the last part of the year, (including a SnapChat explosion at Cannes) as well as a TOM from Kawasaki.
This week's show links:
SPONSOR - GoToWebinar and their eBook "Why Webinars Help Marketers Win: Start Rocking Your Lead Gen with Webinars". Download it now at http://cmi.media/pnr189
TOM - Kawasaki and Good Times magazine https://rideapart.com/articles/recalling-kawasakis-good-times-magazine
Rank #5: PNR 144: A Content Marketing Approach Is Strategic, Actually
In this episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert discuss the latest TechCrunch article that claims content marketing isn't actually strategic. Accenture looks to become one of the leading content marketing providers in the world, and Facebook blocks the ad blockers with more of the same from Facebook. Rants and raves include Blab shutting down and personalized content. This week's TOM example: WE Energies.
This week's story links:How Google Analytics Ruined Marketing https://techcrunch.com/2016/08/07/how-google-analytics-ruined-marketing/ No Agencies Have This Breadth of Content: Inside Accenture’s $600 million content businesshttp://digiday.com/agencies/no-agencies-breadth-content-inside-accentures-600-million-content-business/ Facebook Cripples Ad Blockers on Its Site, Gives Consumers New Control Over Adshttp://adage.com/article/digital/facebook-defeats-ad-blockers-users-control/305375/?_lrsc=fa470243-212f-48ce-9ae5-d5347bb75364 SPONSOR - Content Marketing World - be at the marketing event of the year, September 6-9, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Use code PNR200 to save $200 off registration. http://contentmarketingworld.com RANTS AND RAVES http://www.emarketer.com/Article/How-Marketers-Benefit-Automating-Content-Creation/1014324?ecid=NL1015 http://marketingland.com/blab-shuts-live-video-platform-188089 https://medium.com/@shaanvp/blab-is-dead-long-live-blab-d2f72449ddb8#.9a2kyrpte TOM:WE Energies http://www.tmj4.com/on-air/inside-the-we-energies-cookie-book https://www.we-energies.com/home/cookiebook80th/we_energies_cookiebooks.html
Rank #6: PNR 3: Content Marketing Research | Time and Native Advertising | Coke Does It Again
Joe and Robert discuss the latest content marketing spending research as well as review what Time magazine feels is its latest savior - native advertising. Also, Coca-Cola releases another idea for content marketers to chew on...a blogger network. TOM example of the week: LEGO magazine.
Rank #7: PNR 190: Could Digital Advertising Be Ready to Pop?
In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss the state of digital advertising based on multiple reactions from the Cannes Advertising Awards in France. In other news, yet another article discusses loathing the term content marketing. Needless to say, Joe and Robert have staunch opinions on the matter. Rants and raves include CPA Australia and why content creators are crazy. This week's This Old Marketing: Botticelli.
This week's story links:At Cannes, The Great Gusher of Content Comes With Warning Signs https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/25/business/media/at-cannes-the-great-gusher-of-content-comes-with-warning-signs.html Why we’re dropping the term “content marketing”https://blog.intercom.com/why-were-dropping-the-term-content-marketing/#ContentStrategy The New York Times CEO on state of digital advertising: ‘Nightmarish joke’https://digiday.com/media/new-york-times-ceo-state-digital-advertising-nightmarish-joke/ SPONSOR - CONTENT MARKETING WORLD Use coupon code PNR100 to save $100 at ContentMarketingWorld.com RANTS AND RAVES https://mumbrella.com.au/sacking-alex-malley-australias-biggest-content-marketing-experiment-failed-453766 THIS OLD MARKETING - BOTTICELLI https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Botticelli,_The_Virgin_and_Child_with_Two_Angels_and_the_Young_St_John_the_Baptist.jpg
Rank #8: PNR 195: Marketers, Not Publishers, Will Win with Long-Form Content
In the news this week: Apple hits record earnings, Google launches new SnapChat-like ad format, and AI bots begin to create their own language. Detailed analysis includes the marketing opportunity behind long-form content, while Hasbro's deal with Lions Gate goes south. Rants and raves include Stranger Things and the Facebook/Google duopoly. This week's This Old Marketing example: TheStreet.com and Jim Cramer.
Apple Soars After Resilient iPhone Demandhttp://adage.com/article/digital/apple-soars-record-signaling-resilient-iphone-demand/310001/ Google Is Developing Tech for SnapChat Like Media Contenthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/google-is-developing-technology-for-snapchat-like-media-content-1501868688Researchers Shut Down AI After It Develops Its Own Language http://www.digitaljournal.com/tech-and-science/technology/a-step-closer-to-skynet-ai-invents-a-language-humans-can-t-read/article/498142 IN DEPTH NEWS Long Form Content Boosts Engagement But Can Publishers Do it Right http://www.pubexec.com/post/long-form-content-boosts-engagement-can-publishers-right/ Hasbro Ends Talks To Buy Lions Gate https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/us-business/hasbro-ends-talks-to-buy-entertainment-company-lionsgate-sources/article35861893/?utm_source=Shared+Article+Sent+to+User&utm_medium=E-mail:+Newsletters+/+E-Blasts+/+etc.&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links SPONSOR - SMARTLING Download the ebook: Translation: A Reliable Recipe for Business Growth http://www.licensingexpo.com/license-global/streaming-now-original-content-licensing-potential TOM - TheStreet.com https://www.thestreet.com/
Rank #9: PNR 68: The Media Industry Is Desperately Confused
In the episode of PNR (dubbed the "beautiful episode"), Joe and Robert discuss Uber's new magazine launch to drivers as well as an interesting article about the negativity surrounding ghostwriting. In addition, the boys discuss the confusion in the media landscape, how bad native advertising can get, and how Dove's move wasn't very beautiful. Raves include airline safety and nifty titles. This week's #ThisOldMarketing example: Land's End and Apostraphe.
Rank #10: PNR 151: Audience, not Content, Is the Real Asset
In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss the results of CMI's 2017 content marketing benchmarks report and find that content marketing is indeed all about building audience. Rolling Stone finds a buyer; and who really should be the agency in charge of content creation? Rants and raves include a Robert Rose book review while Mental Floss folds print. This week's TOM example: Saindbury's.
This week's show notes:Singapore-based music startup buys 49% stake in Rolling Stone https://techcrunch.com/2016/09/25/bandlab-rolling-stone/ Content Marketing Takes A Turn For The Better - New 2017 Research http://contentmarketinginstitute.com/2016/09/content-marketing-research-b2b/ Content Creation Who’s Job Is It Anyway http://mediatel.co.uk/newsline/2016/09/27/content-creation-whose-job-is-it-anyway/ EPISODE SPONSOR ION Interactive and their interactive ebook - 50 Ways to Engage Your Audience http://cmi.media/pnr151 RANTS AND RAVES https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LK7GXKM/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/09/24/paramount_has_some_regrets_about_monster_trucks.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_ruhttp://www.foliomag.com/mental-floss-shutters-print-edition/http://digiday.com/publishers/publishers-appear-cooling-facebook-instant-articles/ TOM http://www.sainsburysmagazine.co.uk
Rank #11: PNR 186: Mary Meeker Dedicates Entire Slide to Content Marketing
In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert dissect Mary Meeker's Annual Internet Trends report...and guess what? It actually mentions content marketing this year. Woo hoo! In other news, Amazon, Netflix and Google continue to gobble up content opportunities. Rants and raves include no wasted opportunities. This week's TOM example: Land Rover.
This week's show links:
Top of the Show Sponsor: VideoBlocks/AudioBlocks Bundle Package for $149 - http://cmi.media/pnr186bMary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report http://adage.com/article/media/10-takeaways-mary-meeker-s-2017-internet-rrends-report/309214/ With a Big Amazon Streaming Deal, Berkeley’s Journalism Program Is Building A Revenue Stream http://www.niemanlab.org/2017/05/with-a-big-amazon-streaming-deal-berkeleys-journalism-program-is-building-a-new-revenue-stream/ SHOW SPONSOR - GOTOWEBINAR Download the eBook - "Why Webinars Help Marketers Win:Start Rocking Your Lead Gen with Webinars" http://cmi.media/pnr186a RANTS AND RAVES http://www.noopportunitywasted.com/NOW-Book TOM - LANDROVERhttp://www.campaignlive.com/article/case-study-land-rover-customer-magazine/194221 http://www.redwoodlondon.com/our-work/land-rover-loyalty-content
Rank #12: PNR 140: Compared to Advertising, Content Marketing Still Petite
In this episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert discuss the fascination with Pokemon Go and what content marketers should be considering. In the advertising world, content marketing still has quite a way to go, and Medium could actually be a fertile testing ground for small publishers and brands. Rants and raves include great storytelling and the Trump/Pence logo. This week's TOM example: I Dig Hardware from Allegion.
This week's story links:http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/pok-mon-go-inspiring-small-retailers-so-has-augmented-reality-gone-mainstream-172478 Why Content Marketing Is Bigger Than Jon Mandel http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/280372/why-content-marketing-is-bigger-than-jon-mandel.html Should Publishers Use Mediumhttps://www.baekdal.com/analysis/should-publishers-use-medium/F8A5DCFBF0B94B4DB1EA458D739A901E63A27B2811B70791BB927CD1D38475E2 SPONSOR - Episerver with Four Steps to Simplify the Digital Experience eBook. Download here: http://cmi.media/pnr139b Rants and Raves http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-good-storytellers-are-happier-in-life-and-in-love-1467652052 http://www.recode.net/2016/7/15/12201498/trump-pence-campaign-logo-meme TOM http://idighardware.com
Rank #13: PNR 64: Super Bowl Advertisers Don't Care about Building Audience
In this post Super Bowl episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert discuss research on how almost no Super Bowl advertisers added calls-to-action of any kind to their $4.5 million dollar ads. SnapChat launched a new content series (which, of course, will disappear after 24 hours) and Conde Nast is paying journalists to create content for brands (as well as work a day job). Rants and raves include an indepth look at what makes a great content marketer from Joe and Robert rants and raves about Nationwide's Super Bowl ad (that everyone hated but Robert). This week's TOM example: Dell's Corporate Responsibility Report.
Rank #14: PNR 63: Competition for Super Bowl Halftime Attention Is On
In this episode of #ThisOldMarketing, Joe and Robert discuss YouTube's Super Bowl halftime play, the implications for brands, and why competition will heat up next year. In addition, the boys discuss a formula for budgeting native advertising plays and why LinkedIn is launching a new internal communication tools. Rants and raves include CMS troubles and a Jon Favreau chat. This week's TOM example of the week: Jaeger's clothing.
Rank #15: PNR 200: Special 200th Anniversary Episode + Content Marketing World 2017 Wrap Up
A very special 200th anniversary show featuring some clips from the past and how the show made it this far (we really can't believe it). After a walk down memory lane, Joe and Robert focus on the orange week that was Content Marketing World and all the joyful festivities on audience building. In other news, the boys review the latest CMO trend findings while Facebook begins a billion-dollar push into original content. Rants and raves include Facebook metrics, Equifax and M&A is getting real. This week's TOM example: The Rock Island Line.
OPENING SPONSOR - WIDEN and the Creative Workflow Workbook. Download at http://cmi.media/pnr200b
This week's story links:DEEP COVERAGE The CMO Survey Is Outhttps://cmosurvey.org/results/august-2017/ Facebook Is Willing To Spend Big In Video Pushhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-is-willing-to-spend-big-in-video-push-1504863181 SHOW SPONSOR Try CoSchedule Free For 21 Days http://cmi.media/pnr200a RANTS AND RAVES https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/09/equifax-breach-response-turns-dumpster-fire/ http://fortune.com/2017/09/06/facebooks-ad-metrics-census-pivotal/ 6. TOM - The Rock Island Line https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wI4nRD-DRpk
Thank you to all our listeners for making #200 so special!
Rank #16: PNR 141: How Brands Could Inherit the Web
In this week's episode, we cover two major acquisitions that are content marketing related: Yahoo! by Verizon and Dollar Shave Club by Unilever. Medium launches a content marketplace that might be a category killer, and the New York Times content studio is now a full agency (who would have guessed?). Rants and raves include stopping and how publishers love for native advertising may mean that brands will inherit the web. This week's TOM example: Houghton.
This week's story links:
ContentMarketingWorld.com - Use coupon code PNR200 for $200 off registration.
Yahoo Sells Core Business to Verizon For 4.8 Billionhttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/25/business/yahoo-sale.html?_r=1 Unilever Buys Dollar Shave Club for $1 Billionhttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/business/dealbook/unilever-dollar-shave-club.html Medium Is Launching A Creative Exchange for Writershttps://help.medium.com/hc/en-us/articles/221393947-The-Creative-Exchange-for-Writers T-Brand Studio Is Now A Full Fledged Agencyhttps://digiday.com/publishers/beyond-native-ny-times-plans-turn-t-brand-studio-full-fledged-agency/ SPONSOR - Episerver with Four Steps to Simplify the Digital Experience eBook. Download here: http://cmi.media/pnr139b Rants and Raveshttps://vimeopro.com/user48581009/the-ballad-of-the-dreadnought http://www.wsj.com/articles/martin-guitar-tries-long-form-branded-content-with-40-minute-documentary-1469206775 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/25/business/sponsored-content-takes-larger-role-in-media-companies.html?_r=0
Rank #17: PNR 154: Content + Audience for the Win
In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss the AT&T/Time Warner merger and what it means for marketing professionals. Email is becoming more important than ever, and the latest APAC content marketing research is dissected. Rants and raves include a new content book and poor, poor Mashable. This week's TOM example: Pinsent Masons.
This week's article links:
Top of the Show Sponsor: Noosh: Get the Content Marketing Benchmark report at: http://cmi.media/pnr154bNEWS AT&T Agrees to Purchase Time Warner For More than $80 Billionhttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/23/business/dealbook/att-agrees-to-buy-time-warner-for-more-than-80-billion.html?_r=0 Email Is Evolving And Time Spent With It Is Growinghttp://www.cmo.com/adobe-digital-insights/articles/2016/9/30/adobe-email-survey-2016.html#gs.null Survey Proves APAC Marketers Have No Idea About Content Marketinghttps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/survey-proves-apac-marketers-have-idea-content-part-daniel-hochuli EPISODE SPONSOR The Complete Guide to Visual Commerce from Curalate: http://cmi.media/pnr154a RANTS AND RAVES http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/three-critical-mistakes-digital-businesses-make-with-contenthttp://mashable.com/2016/10/18/chipotle-edgy-snapchat-show http://www.recode.net/2016/10/24/13381002/new-york-times-wirecutter-purchase-30-million-briam-lam-consumer-guide http://magculture.com/the-gap-document/ TOM Pinsent Masons http://contentmarketingtoday.com/2008/02/03/powerful-brand-built-by-great-content-marketing-from-uk-law-firm-pinsent-masons/
Rank #18: PNR 208: Is there a Crisis in Content Marketing?
In this episode, Joe and Robert discuss the recent reader revenue moves from both CNN and the Guardian, while Facebook may or may not have anything to fear from ad blockers. In other news, the boys discuss whether content marketing is in crisis...or perhaps...we see its biggest opportunity to come. Rants and raves include more audience building and whether the flight to video could actually be a bad thing for some publishers. This week's TOM example: Electric Boat Company.
This week's story links:CNN Plans Commerce and New Subscription Based Service http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/cnn-launches-e-commerce-unit-plans-digital-news-subscriptions-in-2018-1202606263/ Guardian Says Money From Readers Has Overtaken Advertising As It Boasts 500,000 Paying Supporters and Subscribershttp://www.pressgazette.co.uk/guardian-says-money-from-readers-has-overtaken-advertising-as-it-boasts-500000-paying-supporters-and-subscribers/ Ad Blocker’s Successful Siege on Facebook Enters the Second Monthhttp://adage.com/article/digital/blockrace-adblock/311103/ IN DEPTH Content Marketing In Crisishttp://effworks.co.uk/content-marketing-crisis-effweek-2017/ SHOW SPONSOR - STORYBLOCKS
Go to http://storyblocks.com/cmi to get all the stock images, video, and audio you can imagine for $149.RANTS AND RAVES https://digiday.com/marketing/giving-business-away-consultants-agencies-brace-new-competition/ https://medium.com/an-idea-for-you/the-ultimate-guide-to-growing-your-audience-5a25af3bbcff https://arstechnica.com/video/2017/10/the-strangest-things-archaeologists-have-found-on-the-ancient-silk-roads/?comments=1 TOM John Holland"...(father of US submarines) founded the Electric Boat Company in 1899 to build submarines. After Holland's death in 1914, EB reorganized and the name was changed to Submarine Boat Corporation around 1915."
Rank #19: PNR 180: The Bull Market in Marketing Is Just Beginning
In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss Google's move to insert ad-blocking into the web browser Google Chrome and what that means for marketers and advertisers. New research suggests that marketing skills are in high demand, while executives absolutely love long-form content. Rants and raves include content workflow and mission statements. This week's TOM example: a content event in 1916.
This week's story links:
Episode Sponsor: PowerPost and their 5 Pillars of Publishing webinar on May 9th: http://cmi.media/pnr180Google Plans Ad Blocker As A Feature In New Chrome Browser https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-plans-ad-blocking-feature-in-popular-chrome-browser-1492643233 The Most In-Demand Marketing Skillshttps://www.marketingprofs.com/charts/2017/31918/the-most-in-demand-marketing-skills Global Executives Study From Quartzhttps://insights.qz.com/ges/2016/ RANTS AND RAVES http://contentmarketinginstitute.com/2017/04/habits-productive-content-teams/ https://www.inc.com/magazine/201704/leadership-mission-statements-into-sales.html
Rank #20: PNR 178: The New Content Business Model Awaits
This week's podcast includes a deep dive into the Pepsi fiasco and what might have happened, followed closely by Dennis Publishing and how they've unlocked the only content business model that matters. Rants and raves include advertising blinders and smartphone addiction. This week's This Old Marketing: Stockman Insurance.
This week's story links:Second By Second Breakdown of the Kendall Jenner Pepsi Adhttps://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2017/04/05/second-second-breakdown-kendall-jenner-tone-deaf-pepsi/enmTb8lhbvNBp37REu8HtK/story.html How Dennis Publishing’s Willingness To Pivot Underpins Its Profitabilityhttps://www.themediabriefing.com/article/james-tye-dennis-bmas-2017 Zazzle Produces Research On The State of Content Marketing In The UK - 2017https://www.zazzlemedia.co.uk/the-state-of-content-marketing-survey/ EPISODE SPONSORS PowerPost and the Five Pillars of Brand Publishing. Download here: http://cmi.media/pnr178bParse.ly and the State of Content Analytics. Download here: http://cmi.media/pnr178 RANTS AND RAVEShttp://adage.com/article/special-report-4as-conference/ipg-s-roth-industry-appropriately-concerned-google-ads/308537/ http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hooked-on-phones/ TOM - Stockman Insurance http://www.spokesman.com/stories/1996/apr/23/chicago-firm-to-buy-farmer-stockman-magazines/ https://www.farmerstockmaninsurance.com