So yesterday I had an idea about an ad I wanted to run. Usually, I run ads on Facebook. Rarely on Google Ads. But yesterday I wanted my ad to run inside YouTube, so I thought I would try Google for a change. During the process of creating the ad, a little “notification” popped up … Read moreGoogle Ads is Not Great
I live in a city. Not a small city, but the biggest city in Canada. And I pretty much live in the geographic center of it. Now it’s not like living in Manhattan here. We have trees and stuff. But it’s always amazing to see animals. Wild animals thriving around where we live. Today, my … Read moreWe Live in a Zoo
Netflix was supposed to solve everything. OK, not originally. Originally, Netflix was going to destroy Blockbuster Video. Which it did. But then, suddenly Netflix was an online video service. Like Amazon.com but for video rentals. All the movies, all the TV shows. Pay one price, and get everything. It was a utopia. That utopia is … Read moreDude, Where’s My Movie?
If you haven’t noticed, we live in a world where the “monthly subscription” is one of the preferred business models. I’m not talking about those monthly payments that we all have that are for delivering real world services to us like home rent, Internet access, cable TV, mobile phone, banking fees, insurance, etc. These are … Read moreThe Economics of Subscriptions
The acronym FAANG stands for Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google. They represent the biggest stocks in the technology space. If you had asked me a year ago, will Facebook ever go away, I’d say, “No, clearly no”. What about Google? “No, impossible. They’re too big to fail.” I’m starting to think they’re not. Eventually, … Read moreThe Changing Tide of FAANG