Thu, 19 May 2016
A special radio show and podcast from the Phocuswright Europe conference held in Dublin in May 2016. In the radio studio I am joined by Santina Donogue from Unravel, Conor Galvin from Golf Voyager and Nicky Kelly from Surfholidays. In addition at the end of the show there are several interviews with participants from the conference including Stephen Kaufer, CEO of Tripadvisor.
Direct download: Phocuswright_Europe_2016_-_19052016_14.16.mp3
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Tue, 19 April 2016
In this podcast we are joined by Conor Lynch and Evan Adrial from Connector who give us a series of tips in using the Instagram tools as marketing tools.
Plus an interview with Vincent Forde, winner of the Accenture Ireland Leaders of Tomorrow completion, along with some of the other finalists.
Direct download: 15_April_2016_.mp3
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Tue, 12 April 2016
In this special preview of Phocuswrite Europe we talk to Tony D'Astolfo from Phocuswrite about this year's conference theme: Europe 2016: Unsettled Yet Undaunted. Europe's economic issues – a fragile and uneven recovery, high unemployment, lagging consumer spending, weak tax revenues – and geopolitical conflicts are having a major impact on Europe's travel landscape.
Live in studio I'm joined Kevin O'Shaughnessy, founder of Indigo and on the telephone by Charlie Osmond from Triptease.
Wed, 6 April 2016
In advance of the forthcoming ARVR Innovate Conference and Expo taking place in Dublin on April 28th we interview speaker and panel chair James Dearsley from The Digital Marketing Bureau. We discuss the impact of AR and VR technology on the real estate and construction sectors.
Tue, 5 April 2016
In this podcast a first look at this year's ARVR Innovate Conference taking place on 28 April in Dublin's Croke Park Conference Centre.
Speaker are Yoni Nevo- Founder and CEO of AR Retail Specialists Cimagie and founder of iTagged, Keith Jordan.
Direct download: T001_20160325.mp3
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Sun, 20 March 2016
In this feature interview with the founder of Adforce, Colm Geary, we explore a wide range of issues impacting on digital advertising today including:
What's been happening with Adforce in the past year: the company recently penned a deal with NYPS for digital ad services for 750 newspapers in New York .
Adforce also signed a significant deal with Triton Digital Audio Advertising which will cover the rapidly expanding area of audio streaming.
We also explore...
- The digital advertising landscape and how it's evolving: how media organisations are bringing a collective offering to advertisers with wider reach and premium content.
Wed, 10 February 2016
In this podcast there are interviews conducted at the AAI Toolkit Seminar on How traditional media is embracing new technologies for advertising and marketing. The event was held at Core Media.
Kevin Branigan, CEO of Radio NOVA 100.3FM is also interviewed by me at the start of the show profiling the Radiothon that the station are hosting on the 18th and 19th of February.
Fri, 27 November 2015
In this podcast an interview with Joe ???? Head Brewer at the White Hag Brewery in Ballymote, Co. Sligo.
And from Cong, Co.Mayo I am joined by Eoin Kennedy, founder of ConnGregation 2015 celebrating its third year.
Direct download: Persuaders_27_Nov.mp3
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Sat, 21 November 2015
In this podcast an interview with Eoin Wrixton from Wide Eye Media about trends in the cinema advertising market, and cinema formats generally. Among the topics discussed with Eoin are:
How has the cinema as an advertising product performed in 2015; new tech and its impact digital what does it allow from an advertisers perspective. Blockbusters drive demand - what are Wide Eye Meda expecting to do good business?
Plus Eimear Faughnan from Kantar Media is in studio to discuss some of their recent research in the following areas:
Retail and Christmas Shopping; how the discounters are holding market position, what's happening to online shopping versus 2014, planning cycles for Christmas, and gifting patterns across various demographic categories.
Sat, 7 November 2015
Websummit 2015 saw over 40,000 delegates converge on Dublin's RDS conference centre to hear web visionaries, promote their start-up business and generally enjoy the famed Irish hospitality.
In this podcast a series of interviews conducted at the event including:
Shadow Technologies - user review data aggregation ( 1'00")
KNOQ - content delivery platform - location specific ( 3'40" )
UniTuition - connecting students with tutor (6'45")
9Sharp - making the CV redundant (9'40")
Meeting Mole - B2B communications (12'45")
@Eventerprise - creating a marketplace in the events sector (14'50")
Vagoo - premium secure video content platform with analytics (21'55")
Modern Democracy - enabling software for electoral professionals (23'35")
StartPlanet- non-profit organisation supported by Invest Northern Ireland (25'45")