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Millennials Say “Out With Blogs, In With Podcasts!”

Millennials say "out with blogs, in with podcasts!" And... Is TV doomed - thanks to ad blockers? Plus, rants and raves about "lit-bait," the 4-year-old with the most-viewed YouTube channel in the world, and the final word on whether or not removing naked ladies was a smart move for Playboy magazine. It’s episode 50 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 … [Read more...]


Nielsen Ratings are a Toxic Force that Imperils Radio’s Future

Recently I was in a gathering of brands. Not agencies, brands. Among my conversations was one with the VP and Director of Global Media & Digital Marketing for a well known company that, among other things, produces one of the most famous brands of whiskey in the world. I asked him: What do you spend your day doing, thinking about, worrying about? He talked to me about the time he and his team spend creating personas representing the user segments of his brand. He talked about how all the tentacles of the brand arose from those personas and what those segments valued. He talked … [Read more...]


Yes, I Can Prove Radio Works for Advertisers

The norm in radio is to pitch 30's or 60's at faceless listeners with largely unmeasurable results. "Did it work?" is rarely the question since most radio sales operations don't care to know (and neither do many agencies). But "most" certainly does not mean "all." And in this age of rampant accountability - an era when return-on-investment is a readily available metric as close as a Google Adword, some broadcasters are offering up something to advertisers that they're not accustomed to seeing from radio: Proof. Proof that their radio buy works. Lurking in the sales pit at … [Read more...]

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