Brave Ad World - Episode 205

Episode 205 of the Brave Ad World Podcast is here. 

This week’s headlines: Google+ Requirement Removed from Google Products, Twitter Grows Ad Revenue but Not Users and Facebook’s Q2 Earnings Don’t Disappoint.

The week’s news quick hits: Snapchat Adds iHeartRadio and BuzzFeed as Discover Publishers, Yelp Disappoints with Q2 Earnings, Yahoo Launches Livetext Messaging App, Periscope Allows You to Mute Heavy Users, LinkedIn Shares Fall Following Q2 Report, Facebook Testing Profile Tagging Features and Yahoo Buying Polyvore. 

Check it out, and let us know what you think! You can get this episode and many others in the podcast section, and be sure to subscribe via iTunes.

What Advertisers Can Learn from Facebook Continuing to Up Its Game

Facebook is annoying. It’s everywhere. Everyone uses it. It’s not hip. It’s not cool. It’s the utility of the web, and… it’s killing it. Every time I hear Facebook’s quarterly earnings reports, it never ceases to amaze me how well it’s performing and beating expectations. Now, Facebook’s valuation is still very high, and it has work to do to justify this valuation, hence investing in some commerce solutions, but Facebook has put itself at a level above all others when it comes to delivering a valuable social experience for all parties: brands, users and Facebook shareholders.

Brave Ad World - Episode 204

Get your week's digital and social media marketing news.

This week’s headlines: Instagram Brings Search to Desktop, Facebook Gives Brands More Video Tools and Twitter Allows Advertisers to Buy Around Events Ahead of Time.

The week’s news quick hits: Twitter Experiments with Related Videos, Google+ Photos Shutting Down, Twitter Removes Custom Backgrounds, Yahoo Advertising Showing Rebound, Twitter Launches Safety Center and Pinterest Adds Save for Later Feature. 

Check it out, and let us know what you think! You can get this episode and many others in the podcast section, and be sure to subscribe via iTunes.