S01E07 – Sean Callanan, Sports Geek

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Episode 7 includes an interview with Sean Callanan from Sports Geek who takes us through;

  • his digital breakfast,
  • dog fooding,
  • how digital has transformed sports storytelling,
  • the story of Shaq joining Twitter,
  • the current social networks battle for the sports fan,
  • new social network Ello,
  • the impact of mobile and video for sports,
  • TV and social platforms,
  • the ROI of social media marketing for sporting clubs,
  • how Apple Pay and NFC might change the sporting landscape,
  • the advice of following your interest (over your passion)

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3 things that surprised me about the iPhone 6 Plus

Wow. The iPhone Plus is an amazing device.

As expected the screen is magnificent. I went the plus over the regular size due to the fact that I use my phone more for social media and email rather than as a phone. I’m also going blind and recently purchased glasses so the larger screen makes sense.

Also as expected, the battery performance is impressive, no doubt thanks to the larger form factor allowing for a larger battery.

My transition to the new device isn’t completely to expectation. 3 things have surprised me so far.

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S01E06 – Steve Rotter, VP Marketing Solutions at Brightcove

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The sixth episode of Estimate Approved includes an interview with Steve Rotter, Vice President of Marketing Solutions at Brightcove. In the interview he discusses Vegemite, the impact of video on the digital landscape and the potential for video, media and big data to be ‘orchestrated’.

Following the interview is an excerpt from the Brightcove Play event in Sydney where I participated in a panel on how video can be used within the customer’s path to purchase journey.

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S01E05 – Josh Berriman, Digital Media Manager at the Sydney Swans

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The fifth episode of Estimate Approved includes an interview with Josh Berriman, Digital Media Manager at the mighty Sydney Swans AFL football club. In the interview he covers the significance of the recent AFL broadcasting rights deal, the impact of the second screen trend on the game and also the importance of diversifying your skill set to pursue a career in digital. Plus I share my thoughts on Renegade Collective – a newish magazine for anyone interested in digital, entrepreneurship, business, art and culture.
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