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Dave Wakeman's The Business of Fun Podcast

May 11, 2022

This was a great conversation with Paul Williamson from Two Circles. 

Paul mentioned to me recently that every project he works on has the feel of a startup and we explore that idea. 

Along the way, Paul teaches us how to think through complex projects. He talks about market research, using pricing to...

May 3, 2022

My guest today is Asher Weiss from Tixologi. 

Asher is my first guest in a series of episodes I'm going to do around recovery from the pandemic. 

His company is involved in blockchain ticketing, but Asher realizes that the blockchain is a door to a bigger world, not just an end in itself. 

So we discuss data, revenue,...

Apr 21, 2022

This is a broadcast of the audio of a free webinar I did to test out some new technology and some new learnings. 

The technology was a bit problematic, so I wanted to get the audio out ASAP. 

We cover discounts, price wars, premium pricing, and a lot more. 

Check out my friends at Booking Protect. 

We are working to...

Mar 2, 2022

I've brought back Simon Severino to the podcast. 

His new book, Strategy Sprints, is available on Amazon. 

We talk about strategy, marketing, revenue generation, saving your money, and a lot more. 

I'll be at TPC in Birmingham, UK from 16-18 March. If you've never been, this is probably my...

Feb 24, 2022

I'm my own guest today when I give a guest lecture to Ken Troupe's sports management class at SMU. 

We hit on all the core Dave topics including strategy, branding, marketing, tactics, and the big dog, pricing.

I'll be at the Ticketing Professionals Conference in Birmingham, UK on 16-18 March. Andrew Thomas tells me...