This Week


BeanCast 406: Brexit Blowback


The Impact of Brexit

Social and Films

More Facebook Targeting

Ad Blocking Gut Check

BeanCast 405: The Pizza Emoji


Microsoft Buys LinkedIn

YouTube Director

Emoji Ad Triggers

Body-Shaming Ad Ban

BeanCast 404: Debranding Branding


Understanding Debranding

Ad Fraud And Organized Crime

Overcoming Dark Social

Search Ads In iTunes

BeanCast 403: Clippy Is Going To Take Over


Watson-Powered Ads

Rebate Probe Fallout

Making the Content Play

Is Facebook Listening

BeanCast 402: Sheep Skin


Promise vs Product

The Gospel of Gladwell

Branded Map Pins

The Best Yahoo Buyer

BeanCast 401: My Son Has A Great Idea


Voice Search and the Ad Biz

Facebook's Media Dominance

Influencer Discord

Meaningless Luxury


Why Google Is Killing Your Keywords

For any of you who spend a majority of your day agonizing over keyword lists and may be shocked to hear that your efforts may soon be superfluous. Here's a look at the newly released functionality of Google’s Dynamic Search Ads.

Talking All-Natural Fast Food

I was invited over to The Willis Report on FOX Business to discuss Taco Bell and Pizza Hut joining the movement toward serving all-natural ingredients in their products. (VIDEO)

Bob On Social Toolkit

A few weeks back I recorded an episode of Social Toolkit with Jason Keath and Jason Yarborough, and now the show has finally posted.

Entertain, Then Inform

Why do you choose to watch NBC news over CNN news over FOX news? We each have a list of reasons, from authority to political biases to which networks aren't in a fight with my cable provider at the moment. But if we look beneath our immediate answers, we find that we select our information source of choice largely based on who entertains us the best.

Should I Podcast?

Suddenly everyone wants a podcast, and believe me, I'm not complaining. My reputation for creating quality shows makes me the go-to resource for helping companies start their own audio program. But when asked, "Should our company start a podcast?" I don't always immediately answer, "Yes!" Instead, I ask a few questions.