Brands are quickly recognizing Amazon as a threat, and the luxury business is no different. Charlie Cole, the chief digital officer of Tumi, believes in taking every step with caution when it comes to Amazon. At the Digiday Brand Summit in Charleston, South Carolina, he talked with Digiday brands reporter Yuyu Chen about the future of modern branding and Amazon's threat to marketers.
Our latest publishing summit was held in Vail, Colorado. In the following episode, Dave Goldberg takes the stage. Dave is the Bleacher Report’s VP of revenue operations. He talked about the company’s strategy to create a stable revenue stream and why creating premium unique content is key.
In a political climate where trust in media has severely declined, USA Today Network's CRO Kevin Gentzel talks about how local journalism can help build scale and also strengthen public trust in media.
Rick Cordella, executive vice-president of digital media at NBC Sports, joined us at the Digiday Publishing Summit to talk about how the Rio Olympics went live, and some bold decisions that the team took towards this digital push.
Political news may be driving subscriptions and engagement for publishers in the Trump era, but advertisers remain skittish around buying space next to political news. But Jed Hartman, CRO of the Washington Post is confident that it's just a matter of time until brands find the right space for their messages. He joined Digiday’s senior editor, Lucia Moses, at the Digiday Publishing Summit in Vail, Colorado for a discussion on how to make the ad model work for everyone.
Our latest publishing summit was held in Vail, Colorado. In the following episode, CNN’s Chief Product Officer Alex Wellen talks about the company’s major push into the digital sphere over the last year and their platform strategy.
At the Digiday Agency Summit, we cut through the BS and got to some hard truths about the internet, programmatic, social and much more. In this session, Fred & Associates founder Jen Brady took the stage with Digiday’s brands reporter Tanya Dua to engage in some verbal jousting on today’s most pervasive media and marketing buzzwords like "Snapchat," "big data" and "live streaming."
Brady makes a particular point about digital experiences, specifically on the internet: "Print is coming back in great strides because of experiences. We are not creating experiences on the internet anymore."
Many are doubting Snapchat as a media vehicle, but not Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore. He joined Digiday editor-in-chief Brian Morrissey for an on-stage discussion on the future of content on phones and focusing on a brand with a specific audience. Edited highlights below.