Tag: sears

10/30

Media Unplugged: Can Netflix Become HBO Before HBO Becomes Netflix?

Can Netflix become HBO before HBO becomes Netflix? And... Can Radio survive without passion? Plus, rants and raves on Netflix's "The Haunting of Hill House," the demise of SEARS, and more. It’s episode 88 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 Apple Podcasts. Or do the same at Stitcher. Or Google Play. Or wherever you listen … [Read more...]

09/19

What are Radio’s “Great New Ideas”?

You have probably heard about the changes at Netflix.  One company is now becoming two, with the original brand providing the streaming content and the new brand (ironically) covering the DVD-by-mail business that made Netflix famous. Whether or not this is the right move is something only time will prove.  But the motivations behind it couldn't be clearer, and those motivations should resonate for everyone in the broadcast business, too. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings: Most companies that are great at something – like AOL dialup or Borders bookstores – do not become great at new things … [Read more...]

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