Skift CEO Rafat Ali joins us to talk about while media companies are rarely really "tech companies", why running a media company is so hard, and why so many sites today won't be around in a few years.
Casper co-founder and creative director Luke Sherwin joins us to talk about how Casper is trying to change the way people buy mattresses, the challenges of digital commerce and why it used to let people take naps in its NYC office.
R/GA head of copywriting Chapin Clark joins us to reflect on South by Southwest, the staying power of Meerkat, any why Starbucks's #racetogehther campaign may not be as harebrained as everyone thought.
J Walter Thompson president Lynn Power joins us to talk about the agency people problem. The big questions: Are salaries the problem? Do clients make it worse? And: How can agencies keep their people from getting snatched up by the likes of Google and Facebook?
Slate general manager Brendan Monaghan joins us to talk about the recent rise of podcasting, why Slate launched its own podcast network and what the industry needs to go beyond Squarespace and MailChimp.
Mail Online CEO Jon Steinberg joins us to talk about the risks and rewards of publishing directly to platforms, the early success of Snapchat Discover and what the industry gets wrong about native ads.
Luma Partners CEO Terry Kawaja joins us to talk about why ad tech companies keep popping up -- and why that's unlikely to change anytime soon.
The future of sharing is dark. Jamie Mottram, director of content development at USA Today’s sports group, joins us to discuss the evolution of sharing services, and why the publication is putting a big emphasis on dark social sharing, such as emailing, texting and messaging services like Whatsapp.
This week on the Digiday Podcast we talk fast food. Cultural shifts are creating some unexpected winners and losers in the fast food space. Why are Chipotle and Shack Shack surging while legacy fast food brands such as McDonalds and Coca-Cola struggle to resonate? Deutsch LA chief digital officer Winston Binch joins us to discuss.
We talk with Vinny Warren, the creative director behind Budweiser’s famous “Whassup?” campaign, about the changing face of Super Bowl advertising. Warren weighs in on whether YouTube has changed the format he had such success with. Also: Was the Go Daddy ad really that bad? And should brands really use animals to advertise beer?
This week on the Digiday Podcast we give the digital media world a reality check, exploring whether venture capital-funded publications are cruising for a bruising; if social media is distorting publisher priorities; and why the Web is still losing to TV. Bustle CEO Bryan Goldberg joins the discussion. Sponsored by Bionic Advertising Systems.
Is the rise of brands using "bae" and "on fleek" shrewd marketing or a sign of desperation? 360i strategy vp Shankar Gupta helps us discuss. We also talk about Snapchat's sky-high ad rates, YouTube's Super Bowl Plans and why The New York Times doesn't think BuzzFeed is the competition.