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#020 - YouTube

10/30/2016
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Why did YouTube succeed where others failed? How did it get off the ground? Nathan and Will discuss the life and times of YouTube.

Duration: 00:52:09


#019 - Snapchat's big week

10/22/2016
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Nathan and Will discuss two interesting bits of news about Snapchat that came out this week: 1) they're changing the way they pay publishers that create content for Discover, and 2) they are funding a documentary to be released exclusively on Snapchat.

Duration: 00:45:41


#017 - The Skimm, and the future of newsletters

10/9/2016
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In which Nathan and Will dissect the Skimm, try to understand their success, and understand the power of newsletters in general.

Duration: 00:51:44


#016 - The Future of Podcasts

10/3/2016
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In which Will and Nathan discuss the future of podcasts.

Duration: 01:01:38


#012 - Paywalls, are they working?

8/29/2016
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In which Will and Nathan talk about publishers' attempts to balance growth (content spreading to new users easily) and monetization (giving people reason to subscribe). Some links to click: https://hardbound.co https://twitter.com/nbashaw https://twitter.com/willhoekenga https://twitter.com/hardbound

Duration: 00:44:28


#011 - How Podcasts Became a Thing

8/22/2016
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The history of podcasts. https://hardbound.co https://twitter.com/nbashaw https://twitter.com/willhoekenga

Duration: 00:41:49


#009 - Ebooks: what happened?

8/7/2016
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If you went back to 2011 and told a publisher that ebook growth would grind to a halt by 2016, they'd never believe you. What happened? Why did everybody get it so wrong? Read our stories: https://hardbound.co Nathan's twitter: https://twitter.com/nbashaw Will's twitter: https://twitter.com/willhoekenga Also, here are some of the articles we reference (and sources for stats we cite): Craig Mod’s “Hack the Cover” - http://craigmod.com/journal/hack_the_cover/ Ben Thompson (Stratechery) on...

Duration: 00:55:59


#007 - How will VR go mainstream?

7/25/2016
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Will and Nathan discuss various scenarios by which virtual reality could enter the mainstream. Find us elsewhere: https://www.hardbound.co https://twitter.com/nbashaw https://twitter.com/willhoekenga

Duration: 00:46:35


#006 - Why are we willing to pay for Audiobooks but not Podcasts?

7/17/2016
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This episode starts with a brief company update about Hardbound, then moves onto the question of why people are willing to pay for Audiobooks but not Podcasts. Also, we have a question for you: do you want us to talk more about Hardbound and how it's going / what we're learning? Tweet at us: https://www.twitter.com/hardbound We'd love to hear from you!

Duration: 00:50:06


#005 - How has content discovery changed since 2006?

7/11/2016
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Nathan and Will discuss their changing media habits over the past 10 years.

Duration: 00:59:47


#004 - The History of Video (pt 2)

6/19/2016
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#004 - The History of Video (pt 2) by Hardbound

Duration: 00:50:47


#003 - The History of Video (pt 1)

6/14/2016
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Nathan and Will talk about the origins of video, and how media inventors today can learn from the past.

Duration: 00:50:19


#002 - On Buzzfeed

6/3/2016
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A thorough analysis of Buzzfeed's product, content, and strategy.

Duration: 00:50:53


#001 - Why are media formats so stagnant?

5/29/2016
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#001 - Why are media formats so stagnant? by Hardbound

Duration: 00:48:19