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Dave Wakeman's The Business of Fun Podcast

Dec 7, 2021

My guest today is Ilya Kratsov from PouchNation. A company based in SE Asia that does tremendous business around monetization, ticketing, event access, and technology in SE Asia. 

This was a cool conversation because I hadn't really had a chance to feature anyone from SE Asia on the podcast and we got into a bunch of...

Nov 30, 2021

My guest today is Dan Rossetti from Ascension Sports. You can catch Dan on Twitter

I caught up with Dan in Las Vegas at Ticket Summit and he was sharing some interesting takes on sports business, skills, and hiring right now. 

We wanted to expand on that. So we did a podcast and we talk about sales teams, phone...

Nov 4, 2021

This is a great episode with Pauline Fallowell from London Theatre Company. (I typed the wrong name to begin with. London Theatre Direct, also a great company!)  

We cover a lot of really cool stuff and she was a good sport about doing some quick fire questions including telling me why she thinks the West End is better...

Oct 26, 2021

It is me, solo, today. 

I'm talking about 7 ways to kickstart your ticket sales again. 

Check out my friends at Booking Protect.

The Talking Tickets survey results will be coming out in the next few days and the biggest challenge for most organizations in getting people to buy tickets is COVID...

Oct 19, 2021

My guest today is Giles Edwards from Gasp in London! 

We cover a lot of ground and this might be the longest podcast episode in the history of the pod, but it is totally worth it because we cover so much territory like what is proper marketing, strategy before tactics, pricing, ads, brand, and a lot more. 

Visit Giles'...