Featuring Andrew McCauley (@andymac71) and Will Hanke (@redcanoemedia)

In episode 30 of the podcast, Andrew and Will introduce a new segment on cool tools, chat about the Pokemon Go phenomenon (and how marketing ties in), then go through some Facebook ans Snapchat changes. Plus, a little info on holiday sales (yeah, you read that right).

Show Notes

New Tools

Big News Event of the Week - Pokemon Go

People spending more time on Pokemon Go than Facebook and Snapchat
http://mashable.com/2016/07/13/pokemon-go-used-more-than-facebook/#YeWBKmogoOqc

TMobile offers free Pokemon data for one year
http://www.pcworld.com/article/3095951/mobile/t-mobile-offers-free-pok-mon-go-data-for-a-year-but-not-everyone-is-happy-about-it.html

  • Several bodies found by Pokemon players
  • Churches signing up as Poke Stops
  • Kid hits tree playing pokemon while driving
  • 2 guys fall off a cliff playing pokemon

PG developer says ads are coming, some shops already LUREing gamers in
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/07/14/pokemon-go-makes-a-change-to-make-even-more-money/

Facebook

FB Instant articles now on Messenger
http://mashable.com/2016/07/14/facebook-instant-articles-messenger/#VXjyUZbOLqqW

FB now has over 11,000 bots
http://mashable.com/2016/07/01/facebook-messenger-11000-bots/#dCh6MPJ8TPqR

FB can now translate your posts into other languages
http://mashable.com/2016/07/01/facebook-post-in-multiple-languages/#E3afHrFRigqQ

Snapchat

SnapChat introduces Memories, where you can save & share old photos
http://mashable.com/2016/07/06/snapchat-memories/#n9bOmKjyTsqu

Other, Misc

Holiday Marketing: Taking some cues from 2015 trends
http://marketingland.com/holiday-marketing-take-cues-2015-trends-183194

About 

Will Hanke owns Saint Louis' top independent Internet Marketing firm, Red Canoe Media. In addition to helping some of St Louis' most recognizable brands with their online marketing strategy, Will also is an Amazon bestselling author, speaker and teacher.