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Hosted by Maureen Jann, industry personality and Director of Marketing at Point It Digital Marketing, these weekly 30-45 minute podcasts feature experts and their industry guests chat about headlines in the industry and timely topics. We’ll be covering topics that impact digital advertising, search engine optimization and so much more.

This is a no selling zone.  Our experts are just talking shop and digging into the timely happenings in digital marketing.

May 4, 2017

This week we’re joined by Rand Fishkin, Wizard of Moz explaining what Net Neutrality is and why it’s important both for digital marketers and for each of us as citizens. We then dive into a report from Forrester heralding “The end of advertising as we know it!”, and on to the future of advertising in a post-interruption, post-popup, mobile and voice centered world. We also consider Google’s ‘Project Owl’, a much-needed attempt to improve the credibility of search results and crack down on fake news.

 

EXPERT:

Rand Fishkin, Wizard of Moz

Bio: Rand Fishkin goes by the ludicrous title, Wizard of Moz. He’s founder and former CEO of SEO software startup Moz, host of Whiteboard Friday, co-author of a pair of books on SEO, co-founder of Inbound.org, and serves on the board of the presentation software firm, Haiku Deck. Rand’s currently writing a book for Penguin/Random House on the ups and downs of startup culture, due out in 2018.

HOST:

Maureen Jann, Director of Marketing, Point It Digital Marketing

Bio: Maureen Jann is a veteran B2B marketer whose career in Digital Media has grown up with the Internet. A self-described jill-of-all-trades, Maureen has elevated creative problem solving to an art form and enjoys the daily challenges of driving business results in unexpected ways. Her skills as an entrepreneur, content marketer, creative director and passionate people manager set her apart from the pack. Maureen has worked in every corner of marketing making her a skilled tactical resource as well as a strategic partner.  Recently, she was the captain of the marketing ship for an award-winning professional services firm and is currently creating a content marketing strategy for Point It, a digital marketing agency.

PRODUCER:

Tim Mohler, Sr. Marketing Manager, Point It Digital Marketing

Bio: Tim Mohler is a multichannel marketer with experience building campaigns for travel, CPG, food, beverage, and technology companies reaching both B2B and B2C customers. He’s passionate about building marketing experiences & partnerships that are relevant to a brand’s message, exciting for the customer, and most importantly deliver measurable results. At Point It, he develops digital, social and content campaigns as well as managing PointIt.com on a day to day basis.

 

RESOURCES

Stay Up to Date on AdTech: Read more from our experts on the Point It Blog 

Whiteboard Friday Video: Why Net Neutrality Matters for SEO and Web Marketing (Rand Fishkin)

Moz Blog: Rand's Latest Articles

Article: Forrester Sees Advertiser Revolt as Beginning of the End

Article: Google’s ‘Project Owl’ — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content

Article: Verizon net neutrality video vs. the truth says in this terrible video about net neutrality vs. the truth

 

FORMAT: Mp3

LENGTH: 50 minutes