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ADLANDIA is a bi-weekly podcast focused on the signals in the noise of the advertising/marketing industry. Every other Tuesday, Laura Correnti and Alexa Christon -- two of Madison Ave's most disruptive female voices -- will challenge that "same ol'" thinking, address what's in your feed, and highlight trends that haven't hit the trades, or at least not quite in the same way. Each episode listeners will have a chance to meet some of the industry's most inspiring talent and learn about the business models, ideas and obsessions they're bringing to the booth. Along with their guests, Laura and Alexa will attempt to solve the toughest questions plaguing marketers, publishers and platforms, leaving listeners with new perspectives to bring back to the boardroom. ADLANDIA is a place where critical thinking meets creativity, and the "way its been done" isn't allowed. This podcast is dedicated to the renegades, the rule-breakers and the industry-makers. Welcome to ADLANDIA. Their opinions are their own.

ADLANDIA is a bi-weekly podcast focused on the signals in the noise of the advertising/marketing industry. Every other Tuesday, Laura Correnti and Alexa Christon -- two of Madison Ave's most disruptive female voices -- will challenge that "same ol'" thinking, address what's in your feed, and highlight trends that haven't hit the trades, or at least not quite in the same way. Each episode listeners will have a chance to meet some of the industry's most inspiring talent and learn about the business models, ideas and obsessions they're bringing to the booth. Along with their guests, Laura and Alexa will attempt to solve the toughest questions plaguing marketers, publishers and platforms, leaving listeners with new perspectives to bring back to the boardroom. ADLANDIA is a place where critical thinking meets creativity, and the "way its been done" isn't allowed. This podcast is dedicated to the renegades, the rule-breakers and the industry-makers. Welcome to ADLANDIA. Their opinions are their own.
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ADLANDIA is a bi-weekly podcast focused on the signals in the noise of the advertising/marketing industry. Every other Tuesday, Laura Correnti and Alexa Christon -- two of Madison Ave's most disruptive female voices -- will challenge that "same ol'" thinking, address what's in your feed, and highlight trends that haven't hit the trades, or at least not quite in the same way. Each episode listeners will have a chance to meet some of the industry's most inspiring talent and learn about the business models, ideas and obsessions they're bringing to the booth. Along with their guests, Laura and Alexa will attempt to solve the toughest questions plaguing marketers, publishers and platforms, leaving listeners with new perspectives to bring back to the boardroom. ADLANDIA is a place where critical thinking meets creativity, and the "way its been done" isn't allowed. This podcast is dedicated to the renegades, the rule-breakers and the industry-makers. Welcome to ADLANDIA. Their opinions are their own.

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English


Episodes

The Now & Next in Podcasting

10/5/2018
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Podcasting, we’re still figuring it all out. Nick Quah - founder of podcast newsletter, HotPod - calls in to talk about the current state of the industry. On this episode we're decoupling podcasting from audio, talking about the advertising model (host reads, programmatic and more), discussing formats and why 2014-2018 was an interesting in-between period for the medium. We talk best practices, the biggest signals around acquisitions, and what scale looks like when we move from organic to...

Duration:00:30:54

Breaking Down the Blockchain

9/18/2018
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Returning guest Jarrod Dicker, now CEO of, po.et, a blockchain company for creators, visits us to talk all things blockchain. In this episode, we get an education on what it is, why we need it and some provocative use cases for how it may just be the thing that upends the media industry. We debate the meaning of premium and who gets to define it, along with the role of publishers in a world where creators carry all the value. We learn about the 3 R's the internet is built from (recency,...

Duration:00:34:24

The Agency of Others

9/4/2018
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When the existing system isn’t working, reinvent it. That’s what this week’s guest, Cindy Gallop, industry renegade, stops by the studio to talk about and tells us her philosophy on radical simplicity. With an unwavering perspective, A + L talk with Cindy about how to live and work your values (regardless of brand, business or individual) to fully capitalize (and monetize) your unique talents, point-of-view, creativity while embracing serendipity and the non-linear career path. Hear her...

Duration:00:31:18

A Supreme Collaboration: Media and Local Culture

8/21/2018
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Many New Yorkers stopped what they were doing (us included) when they heard brand phenomenon Supreme wrapped the NY Post with their logo, making a bold, but simple statement. Fascinated with consumer reaction and the clear message around the power of print, L + A sat with the co-leads of Post Studios for a convo about how this NY-based brand collaboration happened, what success looks like at the local level and how to zero in on the asset competitors don’t have. Authenticity and...

Duration:00:16:27

Sink or Swim: An Agency Model Revolution

8/7/2018
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Who better to learn about the shifting demands and challenges for ad agencies than from an agency sherpa? Nancy Hill, former CEO and President of the 4As, agency veteran, and Founder of Media Sherpas, shares insights on talent, structuring engagements more like a design firm and the shift in the agency culture that will prepare us for the next creative revolution. Hear how she’s advising the next gen of independent agencies by borrowing from the lessons learned over her career at some of...

Duration:00:31:53

Data Back, Insights Forward

7/24/2018
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We've all been chasing ways of measuring and understanding consumer sentiment - but have we been doing it right? That's what Knotch CEO and Co-founder, Anda Gansca, questioned as she started her company. Founded in Silicon Valley and pivoting to support brands, Knotch focuses on tracking consumer feelings via content marketing in real time. Anda schools us on blending art and science to create measurement products with compelling rates of return. We learn about System 1 (feeling) vs....

Duration:00:30:25

The Changing Face(s) of Cannes

7/10/2018
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There’s the expected tracks at Cannes and then there’s another track - where collaboration over competition is the spirit, where experimentation is the currency, and where the ones doing the work challenge convention by leveraging unique partners and new ways of thinking. They are meeting after-hours and seeking out new faces and ideas regardless of title or public accolade. It’s a movement that’s uncovering unlikely pairings and new players while quietly, but surely, creating a new way of...

Duration:00:35:20

Summer of Media Mergers w/ Sara Fischer

6/22/2018
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Axios’ media star, Sara Fischer, calls in to give Adlandia a deep dive on the AT&T acquisition of Time Warner - now known as Warner Media - what you should know, the upsides for marketers, the things to watch for in other mergers, the future of programming mixes, and what happens to creativity when telco and tech companies are taking over content. Plus hear her newest #KILLBUYDIY.

Duration:00:28:14

Should curiosity be a new metric for leadership?

6/12/2018
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There’s a new wave in consultants, coaches and innovation gurus working with C-level leadership to hone their knowledge and skills around emerging topics and trends. And while we can learn the Mary Meeker - like insights - doesn’t it all come down to where curiosity meets action? Brad Grossman, founder of Zeitguide, sits down with Alexa and Laura this week to talk about focusing all of the data we’re digesting, and gives us some insight on how to become consciously curious by engaging new...

Duration:00:19:50

Innovation is Stuck Inside a Cube

5/30/2018
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The next great idea is sitting in your office's cubes (or row of open floor desks). Bold creativity, cultural insight and new ways of working are sitting within our organizations amongst junior level talent that isn't given a voice or platform in our decision-making meetings. Rarely are they tapped or encouraged to bring their side passions and hustles into the boardroom which is why some are choosing to exit the industry in pursuit of this passion-meets-purpose utopia. Alexa and Laura sit...

Duration:00:40:53

Innovation is Stuck Inside a Cube

5/30/2018
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The next great idea is sitting in your office's cubes (or row of open floor desks). Bold creativity, cultural insight and new ways of working are sitting within our organizations amongst junior level talent that isn't given a voice or platform in our decision-making meetings. Rarely are they tapped or encouraged to bring their side passions and hustles into the boardroom which is why some are choosing to exit the industry in pursuit of this passion-meets-purpose utopia. Alexa and Laura sit...

Duration:00:41:20

Innovation is Stuck Inside a Cube

5/30/2018
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The next great idea is sitting in your office's cubes (or row of open floor desks). Bold creativity, cultural insight and new ways of working are sitting within our organizations amongst junior level talent that isn't given a voice or platform in our decision-making meetings. Rarely are they tapped or encouraged to bring their side passions and hustles into the boardroom which is why some are choosing to exit the industry in pursuit of this passion-meets-purpose utopia. Alexa and Laura sit...

Duration:00:41:34

Girlboss Gang: Creating IP with the Community

5/15/2018
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Adlandia talks to THE Girlboss, Sophia Amoruso, about her journey from ecomm entrepreneur to media founder as the head of her new venture, Girlboss Media. In a cross-coastal phone call, we learn about how coming from a non-media industry has given her an advantage to spot and fill a white space for an existing audience that is seriously passionate about female success. She dishes on what authentic partnerships look like for modern millennial experiences and identifies leveraging a...

Duration:00:41:21

While you were Away: DTC Playbook

5/2/2018
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Jen Rubio, Co-founder of Away, jets in to the studio (and yes she did come toting bags on the way to her 50th flight of the year) to chat with Alexa and Laura on how brand is a crucial agent of growth in the business - - maybe even more than the physical product, focusing on the customer experience and relationship with data, investing in talent for their mindset and capability not necessarily their resume, and how the industry isn’t thinking about TV (YES TV) the way DTC brands are and...

Duration:00:52:08

Broadly Speaking: Nothing Starts with No

4/18/2018
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We go to school this week with lady boss and publisher of Vice’s Broadly, Ari Wengroff, to have an enlightened conversation about what female-led content looks like, how it’s taking main stage, and how many brands still aren’t digging in despite lots of noise and proclamations. Ari talks about her first experiences at Vice and how she took “nothing starts with no” to heart, pushing into new roles and opportunities – including leading the award Emmy-nominated, Woman, on Viceland with legend...

Duration:00:38:10

Ditch the Pitch

4/3/2018
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Josh Sternberg, AdWeek’s tech editor, joins ADLANDIA for a spring break special (where Alexa searches for a signal while calling in from the desert of Arizona) to talk about the changing relationship between trade media & the ad industry's practitioners. Josh hits on why and how marketers should ditch the standard PR pitch to create a more meaningful relationship with trade desks to advance the industry forward. He shares his thoughts on why ideas have can become mediocre by necessity and...

Duration:00:34:29

Stuntin' on SXSW: How Westworld IRL Changed the Experiential Game

3/20/2018
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Howdy y'all! HBO's Westworld raised the bar on experiential marketing at SXSW 2018. Laura and Alexa sat down with the creators behind the project from HBO (Steven Cardwell, Director of Program Marketing) and Giant Spoon (Trevor Guthrie, Co-founder) to learn about the inspiration, strategy, collaboration, and details to bring this fantasy world IRL. We explore adult theme parks, why consumers crave the physical in a digital obsessed world and what talent looks like to achieve something of...

Duration:00:38:27

Content or Commercial: Inside Content Studios

3/6/2018
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We're joined by our first creative this week, Otto Bell, Chief Creative Officer of Turner's Courageous Studio. It seems like every publisher has a "content studio" these days - what gives? We go there with Otto to learn what differentiates this commoditized offering, what marketers should be wary of and why he believes they're poised to become a creative agency of record. We learn why journalists are the secret weapon, and brainstorm what future formats and ad models look like for content...

Duration:00:39:41

Getting into the data-ing game

2/20/2018
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Alexa and Laura find out that there’s a whole lot more in the business of love that we can all learn from, when they sit down with OkCupid CMO, Melissa Hobley. Hobley and her team have struck a match, balancing marketing with data insights to make true human connections based on spotting signals in behavior. Come to find out if dating apps are killing romance, stay for the mind boggling stats in modern relationships.

Duration:00:29:22

Playing for the Championship

2/6/2018
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Alexa and Laura talk to media & marketing executive turned entrepreneur Ross Martin, Founder & CEO of Blackbird, on building business based on leadership, the relationship between a company’s operating and belief system, and his "free agency" version of betting on leaders now to shape the future. Hear Ross’ view on how leaders of the future will be identified by the portfolio of work they lead vs. job titles and predetermined roles they’ve filled (think: we need to build for the...

Duration:00:38:55