Tag: donald trump

08/22

Tweet This: Quality News is Dying

Tweet this: Quality news is dying.And...Twitter growth screeches to a halt - at 52 million users!Plus, rants and raves about the "connected lawn" and proof that Donald Trump's hands are not as HUUGE as he says they are.It’s episode 48 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey.Listen as we go inside media to reveal the ugly truth!Click the play button below:And if you're reading this by email, click here for the audio. Sample and subscribe to Media Unplugged at iTunes.Or do the same at Stitcher.And if you like … [Read more...]

04/24

Is NPR’s Future All Used Up?

Is NPR's future all used up?And…What happens when Buzzfeed loses its buzz?It’s episode 41 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey.Plus, rants and raves about pandering politicians, Domino’s Pizza’s new app that orders your pizza in ten second, thoughts on the Social Media Marketing World conference and some closing words about the legendary Prince.Listen as we go inside media to reveal the ugly truth!Click the play button below:And if you're reading this by email, click here for the audio. For show notes go to … [Read more...]

04/11

Media Unplugged: Netflix’s Secret Way to Predict Your Likes

Netflix’s Secret Way to Predict Your Likes.And…Twitter Streams NFL Games – that’s GREAT – for the NFL.It’s episode 40 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey.Plus, rants and raves about how YOU can “hack the media” the Donald Trump way, what it means when 2,000 YouTube channels have more than 1 million subscribers, and a free slogan maker that makes some really heinous taglines.Listen as we go inside media to reveal the ugly truth!Click the play button below:And if you're reading this by email, click here for the … [Read more...]

02/09

Media Unplugged: Donald Trump’s 10 Brand Secrets – Revealed!

Donald Trump’s ten brand secrets – revealed!And…From stodgy magazine to multimedia juggernaut – how The New Yorker did it.It’s episode 36 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey.Plus, rants and raves on the meaninglessness of taglines, the platform that can turn your idea into a book in just 12 hours, and more.Listen as we go inside media to reveal the ugly truth!Click the play button below:And if you're reading this by email, click here for the audio. For show notes go to the Media Unplugged site.Sample and … [Read more...]

01/24

One Surprising Thing Radio Can Learn from Donald Trump

I could drone on and on about the lessons Donald Trump teaches media companies, but many of the lessons are so obvious that I need not bother.There's one, however, that you may find surprising.The Trump campaign has on file the name, phone number, address, and email of every one of the tens of thousands who flock to Trump events nationwide.Can your brand say that?Now I'm not suggesting this is unusual in the political sphere. My guess is that it's the norm (which is why it may not confer the desired competitive advantage to Trump, but it will certainly help him keep up with the … [Read more...]

08/13

An Explosion in Ad-Blocking means Ad-Mageddon for Publishers!

Ad-Blocking is About to Go Mainstream, and it’s Ad-Mageddon for Publishers!And…Mashable Teams Up…with Dan Rather?!It's episode 25 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey.Plus, rants and raves for Donald Trump, Amazon’s strange new “Dash” button, the Lexus Hoverboard, and more.Listen as we go inside media to reveal the ugly truth!Click the play button below: And if you're reading this by email, click here for the audio.For show notes go to the Media Unplugged site.Sample and subscribe to Media Unplugged at … [Read more...]

01/22

How to Make News Stories go Viral

How do you make a news story go viral?Also: Marriott - it's a hotel chain; no, it's a film studio! And what that means for all brands.It's episode 11 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey.Plus, Tom rants about the Pope who pulls no punches and Mark rants about TV's Celebrity Apprentice, which is setting back the practice of marketing by 50 years.Listen as we go inside media to reveal the ugly truth! Click the play button below.And if you're reading this by email, click here for the audio.For show notes go to … [Read more...]

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