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What does it mean that a company can directly communicate to people with posts, blogs, photos, audio podcasts and video?
The conventional wisdom in today's marketing is, the Internet has put distribution in the hands of everyone, so therefore everyone's a media company. That's only half the equation. It's like saying, put a trumpet in everyone's hands and we're all now trumpet players. There's still the matter of learning to play the trumpet so that a listener might care about what it is you're playing.
In this podcast Tom Foremski and Jason Lopez discuss how formerly non-media companies can learn and deploy best practices of the media industry to do more than just make infomercials--but attract an audience, build trust, and create relationships.
Every Company is a Media Company covers media issues in the news, provides how-to advice in areas like audio/video production, writing and newsroom practices, and features interviews with people who are developing thriving media projects and practices in their own companies.
Tom and Jason covered the dot-com boom in Silicon Valley, Tom for the Financial Times and Jason for NPR. Today Tom writes the SiliconValleyWatcher.com blog and Jason works for the Palo Alto-based platform provider Connected Social Media.

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What does it mean that a company can directly communicate to people with posts, blogs, photos, audio podcasts and video?
The conventional wisdom in today's marketing is, the Internet has put distribution in the hands of everyone, so therefore everyone's a media company. That's only half the equation. It's like saying, put a trumpet in everyone's hands and we're all now trumpet players. There's still the matter of learning to play the trumpet so that a listener might care about what it is you're playing.
In this podcast Tom Foremski and Jason Lopez discuss how formerly non-media companies can learn and deploy best practices of the media industry to do more than just make infomercials--but attract an audience, build trust, and create relationships.
Every Company is a Media Company covers media issues in the news, provides how-to advice in areas like audio/video production, writing and newsroom practices, and features interviews with people who are developing thriving media projects and practices in their own companies.
Tom and Jason covered the dot-com boom in Silicon Valley, Tom for the Financial Times and Jason for NPR. Today Tom writes the SiliconValleyWatcher.com blog and Jason works for the Palo Alto-based platform provider Connected Social Media.

    EC=MC: Zuck on the Hill

    EC=MC: Zuck on the Hill

    On today’s episode of Every Company is a Media Company, Tom Foremski gives us his take on Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before congress last week.

    EC=MC: Brands risk damaging trust by collecting customer data

    EC=MC: Brands risk damaging trust by collecting customer data

    How does a brand navigate this era of fake news and advertiser surveillance? It’s all about trust. In this podcast we talk about the importance of a long term commitment to creating media that really serves an audience or community with MAAS media.

    Every Company is a Media Company: Facebook is a Media Company

    Every Company is a Media Company: Facebook is a Media Company

    Facebook has claimed to not be a media company in the past but this past year it seems its position has softened. That’s especially true as it’s discovered it needs media solutions, not engineering ones, to media problems such as fake news. In this podcast Tom and Jason discuss why Facebook is media company, and […]

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