An interview with Babylist founder and CEO Natalie Gordon about Babylist’s founding, her growing ambition, and why the company is a shining example of Aggregation Theory in action.
An Interview with Michael Nathanson About Streaming and Digital Advertising
An interview with analyst Michael Nathanson about streaming, cable, digital advertising, and a whole lot more.
Warner Bros. Discovery
Warner Bros. Discovery is a company that makes a lot of sense, both because of its content and also its strategy, which treats streaming as an additional channel, not a reason-for-being.
An Interview with Eric Seufert About the Post-ATT Landscape
An interview with Eric Seufert about the post-ATT landscape, including Facebook, Shopify, Google, YouTube, Apple, and the future of ad agencies.
Disney Earnings, Disney and Linear TV, Disney+ Ads
Disney’s earnings raise the question as to whether the company is over-investing in streaming; I don’t think so, and I also think ads will help.
Snap Earnings, Attribution and Targeting, The Supply Chain
Snap’s earnings show how the inability to measure attribution makes it hard to target ads; the big question is what this means for Facebook.
ESPN+ Rights Deals, ESPN+ Increases Prices, Black Widow’s Streaming Numbers
Disney’s tactics around ESPN+ are coming into line with streaming’s strategic opportunities; plus, Black Widow streaming numbers show how release windows are changing.
An Interview with Eric Seufert about Apple, Facebook, and Mobile Advertising
A quick rumination on where Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs were similar, and then an interview with Eric Seufert about mobile advertising and the dispute between Apple and Facebook.
A Sixth Lesson from Dave Chappelle; Facebook and Apple, Continued; Facebook Acquires Kustomer
One more lesson from Dave Chappelle, this time about how the old order are all playing the same game. Apple seems to prefer that game, even if Facebook has helped them win at the new one.
Twilio Acquires Segment, What is Segment, An Interview with Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson
Why Twilio bought Segment, and an interview with Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson