Hope you had a great week. Here are this week's articles to accompany your Sunday routine:
Their business models are similar, yet Netflix is doing well, while Spotify struggles to make a profit. This is an excellent Midia analysis that explains a lot. And yes, streaming music is the problem. Check it out here.
Donald Trump just wrapped up his first full week in office, and Mashable says protest music is sprouting up all over the place. Holy Country Joe & the Fish! Read it here.
That's the position taken by Deep Focus CEO Ian Schafer in a Recode story that is actually a podcast. If you're interested in media sales and revenue model, especially impacting younger consumers, refill your coffee mug and access it here.
A short but spot-on piece from Simon Pugh in AdAge about how consumers are rapidly moving to instant gratification. This has implications for all of us in radio. Read it here.
Fast Company put together a list of 170 creative leaders from many different walks of life and industries that are changing our world. You can peruse the list and click on any name to read their profile. The last category is “Transportation” where you'll see a number of automotive names, as well as those in the shared mobility sector. The story and the list are here.
We hope you enjoyed this week's “CUOC” articles. Thanks to Mike Stern and Bill Jacobs for their curation. Let us know how we're doing by emailing me here. Fred