We are talking all things digital radio with Triton Digital’s Chief Strategy Officer Patrick Reynolds and the conversation is insightful and wide-ranging. We talk about the difference a year makes in this industry (since our last episode), the state of spend from agencies, the state of digital radio, the state of terrestrial radio and even dive into the newspaper and television industry.
Welcome to episode #159. On the show: Singtel soft-launches their shopping app Lyke; PayPal partners with OrderBird in Germany; Amazon’s Air Drone delivery service; Texas Instruments patents indoor location; Apple buys Topsy; Tantrum Street launches Cartwheel register; Mazda partners with PlaceIQ. Our mobile minute with Chuck Martin highlights Black Friday and Cyber Monday mobile stats. Our featured app is Eye Got You Covered. Our special guest is Marc Castrechini, VP Software Development of Merchant Warehouse.
Scott Plewes, VP of User Experience Design at Ottawa-based Macadamian Technologies, is here to help move more revenue or further your mobile strategy. We explore this by focusing on small user experience and user interface tweaks on the four primary revenue generation tactics in mobile: Freemium, Premium, Advertising and Data. This episode is completely jammed with tips, tactics, gotchas and enhancements you can implement right away to ensure the outcome from your efforts building, deploying, marketing and defending your mobile strategy is worthy of the effort.
Welcome to episode #158. On the show: Toronto-based Flybits builds context into directions for the City of Ottawa; PropertyShark maps toxic materials in New York City; British Airways marries planes and billboards; Bon-Ton goes all Agent 99 on us with NFC shoes; Placecast works with Aha Radio to bring context to deals; Rehabstudio gives us the storefront of the future. In our Mobile Minute, Chuck Martin gives us the different shopping habits of PC and mobile users; Our resource of the week focuses on the difference between NFC and QR codes; Our app of the week is SilverIMP from Scotland; Our special guest is VistarMedia co-founder Jeremy Ozon.
Mathew Lazarus is the co-founder of a company aptly named Mobilosophy. They specialize in helping companies bring their team, business requirements and mobile wishes together to form something that satisfies their customer’s needs (as opposed to their own). This conversation is incredibly rich and touches on team tactics, development strategies, feedback processes (customer and users), testing and QA implementation and answering the single most important question you can to make sure you do this mobile thing properly.
Welcome to episode #157. On the show: Placecodes helps you find your Friendly’s ice cream; Macy’s deploys ShopBeacon from ShopKick; PlaceIQ announces PIQ and PreVisit; Pinterest adds Place Pins; Bombsquare opens your city to virtual war against real friends; Philips and Desso create light transmissive carpet. Our mobile minute with Chuck Martin looks at the impact mobile and location will have on Black Friday; Our app of the week is Spraffl from Scotland; Our resource of the week shows that we are more apt to give up our location than our browsing history; Our special guest is James Smith, Chief Revenue Office at Verve Mobile.
In this episode we catch up with Ian Klassen and gain insight into the changing mobile and startup landscape, the lessons he’s learned going from Zappos to Apple to Audax Health and we get a great glimpse into the inner workings of a fringe mobile health startup as it moves closer and closer to product. This episode is really a close look at the mobile entrepreneur mindset – if you’ve ever struggled with where you fit in this ecosystem, pay close attention to Ian’s perspective of the startup culture in California and how he understands implicitly where and when he fits – and, more importantly, when he’s finished and it is time to move on.
Welcome to episode #156. On the show: Our 3rd anniversary jamboree; Find a bar that is “your team” friendly with SportsBee; Google Outside in London; Google Ingress coming to LAX & JFK; Free subway tickets in Moscow; Coca-Cola inspires you to take the stairs in Brazil; Proximiti uses location based notifications to help OCBC bank branches in Singapore; Free electricity at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. Our Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin shows that consumers still like stores. Our app of the week is dashboard augmented reality company Hudway. Our resource of the week looks at modern retail. Our guest this week is Patrick Reynolds of Triton Digital talking about the impact of iTunes Radio and what it means for 2014. Plus, a new feature called “Our Take” on Snapchat’s decision to walk away from $3B from Facebook and the backlash over Instagram’s $1B acquisition 18 months after the fact. Happy birthday to us!