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Dave Wakeman's The Business of Fun Podcast

Aug 10, 2022

My guest today is Matt Zarracina from True Tickets. 

We talk about the Spurs, obviously. We also hit on True Tickets' announcement of their new offering around "Rules Based Ticketing". 

Matt shares with us his ideas about NFTs and Blockchain in ticketing and offers up a slightly different take than we typically hear...


Jul 19, 2022

Today, my guest is Martin Gammeltoft from Activity Stream. 

We talk about Activity Stream's buying spree and mergers. We talk about technology, marketing, and a lot more. 

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May 31, 2022

My guest today is Brett Goldberg, Co-CEO of TickPick. 

On today's episode we find out the origin of TickPick's name. We also cover how he managed his business during the pandemic and why being lean helped them react effectively. 

We get into all-in pricing. We cover market fragmentation, market power, and how to win...


May 24, 2022

My guest today is Amanda Lester. Amanda is a former performer and is now a marketer. 

This is a really great conversation around marketing research. We cover how to use market research to uncover actionable insights. We talk about pricing research. And, we cover the ideas that drive audience development. 

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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...