• Adam Conner

Bob Garfield on UGC in The Relationship Era

Updated: Nov 25, 2019

On today's episode, we are joined live in D.C. by Bob Garfield. Bob is a legendary ad critic, Organizer of PURPLE Project for Democracy, and Host of NPR's On the Media.

Today, you'll learn:

  • How advertising has changed through the 2010s with the rise of influencers and pervasive UGC

  • How the different mediums and types of content available to consume evolve the original framework of "the relationship era," where the focus is on building trust and relatable experiences

  • Industries of particular note when it comes to highs and lows of "the relationship era"

  • In Bob's opinion, some of the most memorable public brand/consumer interactions in recent memory

  • The origins of PURPLE and plans for its future

  • Tips on how to become more authentic

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