The Slate and Main Podcast
Weekly updates on video marketing from the ones who know it best.
California is changing up the game for college athletes! So what does that mean for marketers? Hunter dives into that, plus a look at Netflix’s recent Stranger Things news and the top insights from this year’s Advertising Week in New York.
What do the Emmys, YouTube Badges, and Instagram Likes all have in common? Other than being the topics of today’s show, they all are dealing with the constant changes in the way modern entertainment in America works, and, by extension, how advertising works.
I know what you’re thinking: you missed last week! Yes, I did. If you’re looking for good excuses, I don’t really have any. I simply wanted to hord all this knowledge about industry news to myself. But I have way too much already (about Disney+, Facebook Live, and NBC’s streaming plans), so I give it back to you. The people. Let’s get started, shall we?
Sandwich madness, TikTok ad options, and the end of the Facebook ‘Like’ are the news of the day on The Slate and Main Podcast’s glorious return.
It’s Jake’s final appearance on this illustrious podcast. He’s being sent off with a brief bit of news Hunter hand-picked for relevance (which goes poorly) and a brief Q&A on what he’s learned during his time in the industry.
It was Netflix’s roughest week yet, and it’s left many wonder what comes next. Count on Hunter and Jake to be brimming with thoughts on what the streaming giant’s next move SHOULD be, and what they’ll actually do. Plus Comic Con news, so listen in!
What do consumer holidays, Facebook’s massive FTC fine, and scooter-related deaths all have in common? Yes, it IS this podcast. It’s tech-talk galore as Hunter and Jake hit on Amazon, Facebook, and the creepy possibility of an Alexa on wheels.
Fireworks weren’t the only things blowing up this last week. Nike and Adidas each had their turn as well. Jake and Hunter address the many sports-wear controversies of the previous week, continue their conversation on the power of cause-marketing, and check the temperature on the video streaming wars.
Cause-based marketing is making a splash everywhere these days, but is it working? And why? Alfonso Cuaron had some thoughts on that, and we’ve got thoughts on his thoughts. Plus, we revisit the problem of Deepfakes and the potential solutions. Listen in!
What do the Ad Age, Mary Meeker, and Cannes all have in common? They all had a big week. Fortunately, Hunter and Jake are here to summarize all the data and hit on the highlights that marketers need to hear. Listen in!