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Is TV Advertising The Next Big Thing In Advertising?
It’s not as absurd as you might think. Stop and think about it for just one minute. As the priceContinue reading
The Thing About Brand Safety
Is brand safety the real problem for brands today? The problem with digital advertising, is that it can cheap andContinue reading
What A Brand Wants. What A Brand Needs.
I think that Sir Martin Sorrell is very smart when it comes to media. Those in the advertising business knowContinue reading
The Failed State of Digital Advertising
My digital advertising customer experience sucks. Big time. I’m speaking at a conference soon, and wanted to know what theContinue reading
They’re Ruining Amazon… Please Don’t Let Them!
The Internet is the Wild West. This was the narrative for many years. Going back close to twenty years, settlersContinue reading
Media's New Business Model: Surveillance Capitalism
The struggle is real. Brands simply no longer know where to put their money. It’s easy to build a dystopianContinue reading
Do We Blame The Algorithms When Advertising Goes Wrong?
When things go wrong in advertising, it looks like brands are throwing the algorithms under the bus. And you thoughtContinue reading
The Pending Influencer Marketing Bubble
If you’re looking for growth in the marketing industry, look no further than influencer marketing. The global advertising business willContinue reading
Are You Not Entertained?!?!?! How To Spend Money On Advertising (Like You Just Don't Care)
What won’t an advertiser do to get in front of your face? How does the title of this The NewContinue reading
What They're Not Telling Us About Native Advertising's Explosive Growth
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It's Not Easy To Be A Loving Brand These Days
Be careful what you wish for. Never has a sentiment been so true like it is for brands these day.Continue reading
The Frightening Ramifications Of High-Frequency Advertising
If you think that creativity will be safe from the automation of everything, you are wrong. It’s not a questionContinue reading
Display Advertising Is A Failed State
Display advertising has a huge problem. It’s all going to come to head in 2017. There is only so longContinue reading
Less Money. Less Traffic. Advertising In Chaos?
Who benefits from a world where advertising is getting less money and there is less traffic for the content? ThisContinue reading
The Truth In Digital Advertising
Don’t believe every headline that you read. There has been a long-standing statement that, “people hate advertising.” For years, I (and manyContinue reading
The Story Of Vice And The Future Of Media
I’m a metalhead punk. That’s about it. With that comes my general attitude of wanting to mess up the system,Continue reading
The Mobile Gap
At what point, do we surrender to reality? In the past few months, way too many brands have been speakingContinue reading
Being Against Programmatic
For the record: don’t be against programmatic. Programmatic is scary business for the marketing industry, but it’s here and itContinue reading
The Advertising Agency As Scapegoat
Stuff rolls downhill. That’s a fact. In the past few months there’s been an anti-agency storm brewing. It’s not fairContinue reading
Disruption, Disruption Everywhere
What keeps you up at night? This was the question that organizers of the International Startup Festival wanted me toContinue reading