The Best Stuff Kuration Wrote in 2019

AOC, KFC, and other initialisms.


by Dave Robson

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Display Advertising: Direct Buy or DSP – Which is Right for You?

Bypassing the middleman usually means a lower price for the buyer. But when it comes to display advertising, this truism ain’t, umm, true.

Google Downranks AI Content. But Google Is Paying Publishers to Create AI Content

Google, what the heck?

Overview of Quebec’s Bill 25

Quebec’s Bill 25, officially known as “An Act to improve the protection of personal information in the private sector,” will profoundly reshape the landscape of marketing and advertising within the province.

Impact on Marketing and Advertising

The Everything App Will Amount to Nothing

Elon’s cringey press release about X as the “everything app” is a case of a billionaire smelling his own farts for too long.

The Google Ads Algorithm and the (Dreaded) Learning Period

Google Ads’ advanced algorithms learn from vast datasets to predict outcomes. Tweaking campaigns may reset this process and trigger a learning period.

We wrote a lot of good stuff this year, but all anyone wants to talk about us that KFC dating sim.

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Uses Content Marketing

Lots of politicians struggle to use social media and content effectively. AOC does it naturally.

A Finger Lickin’ Play-Through of KFC’s Dating Sim

KFC’s dating sim was funny, but was it good content marketing?

Don’t “Fellow Kids” Yourself

Brands have been co-opting youth culture in tone-deaf ways for decades. Internet culture has just made it easier to do so, screw up, and face backlash.

Pigs & Dealing With Whiney Facebook Critics

One of our biggest pet peeves is when someone whines on Facebook and then a brand bends over backwards to accommodate the whiner. But it doesn’t have to be this way, as the Calgary Farmer’s Market proved when they posted a very unconventional ad.

Dude Perfect Is a Content Marketing Juggernaut

What can the biggest content marketers on YouTube teach the rest of us?

Politicians, Bad Tweets, and the Ratio

What does it mean to be ratio’ed on Twitter? Here’s an explainer.

The Best of the TSA Instagram

Where else can you get pictures of snakes, knives, and full sized deli slicers people try to bring on planes?