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June 21, 2022

Wedding and event photography trends with Olivia Pageau

In this special Father's Day episode, Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Olivia Pageau, a marketing and events expert, about trends in the event and wedding photography industry. She talks about what traits hi...

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June 8, 2022

Opening new markets for graphics and mural printing, with Paul Baron,…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Paul Baron , serial entrepreneur, founder and CEO of The Wall Printer. Founded in 2019, The Wall Printer is a way to print vertically on drywall, brick, glass, tile, vinyl, ce...

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June 2, 2022

Recruiting and retaining employees, with Carrie Schochet, Purple Squi…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Carrie Schochet , founder and CEO, Purple Squirrel Advisors, an executive recruiting firm. In this episode, Schochet talks about employment trends, tactics for attracting empl...

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April 23, 2022

Early digital photography, social media and life balance with Brian S…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Brian Solis , author and futurist, about the early days of digital cameras, what Kodak got wrong, the growth of social media, and why balancing your life is vitally important....

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April 16, 2022

Growing volume industry leadership with David Crandall and Tim McCain

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with David Crandall, executive director of the School Photographers of America , and Tim McCain, CRO of ImageQuix/PhotoLynx to discuss the importance of the upcoming MVP and SPOA c...

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April 9, 2022

Mastering Marketing Discipline with Tim Fitzpatrick, Rialto Marketing

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Tim Fitzpatrick , president of Rialto Marketing . Fitzpatrick discusses the three most important aspects of marketing for small businesses and entrepreneurs, as well as the m...

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April 1, 2022

Building a luxury portrait business in the wake of COVID 19, with Jen…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Denver photographer Jenna Noelle of Jenna Noelle Creative . In this interview, Noelle describes her career path as a new photographer gaining skills in the portrait business b...

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March 23, 2022

Website marketing essentials, with Michael Buzinski, Buzzworthy Integ…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Michael Buzinski , president of Buzzworthy Integrated Marketing . In this episode, Buzinski talks about the practical steps a small business should follow to boost SEO and ...

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March 9, 2022

Art, Design, Photography and Technology, with Ginger Hartford, ARTIST…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Ginger Hartford . enterprise account manager, ARTISTREE, a Michaels Company . Hartford shares her expertise on design trends, partnerships, sustainable output, trends in wal...

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March 2, 2022

Enabling online sales anywhere, on any platform, with Aaron Day, CEO,…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Aaron Day , the new CEO of SaaS eCommerce company, Amaze . (The company changed its name to Amaze from Famous just prior to the recording of this episode.) In this …

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Feb. 24, 2022

The life of a working photographer, with Joe McNally

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with professional photographer Joe McNally , whose 40-plus year career spans National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, four Olympic Games, and much more. McNally talks about how his...

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Feb. 18, 2022

Connecting personalized photo production with Maddy Alcala, Gooten

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Maddy Alcala , the president of Gooten , the on-demand personalized products solution provider, about the company's role in the marketplace, its growth opportunities, managing...

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Feb. 6, 2022

Leadership lessons in a family business and beyond, with Claudia Denc…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Claudia Dencer , executive vice president and general manager of Leonard's Photography, St. Augustine, FL. Dencer talks about growing up in the third generation of the family ...

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Jan. 26, 2022

Growing the volume photography market, with Benedikt Griefenhofer, CE…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Benedikt Griefenhofer, recently appointed global CEO of volume photography tech company, GotPhoto . In this interview, Griefenhofer talks about how the new company structure w...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Managing personal and professional challenges, with Gillian Stein, CE…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Gillian Stein , CEO of Henry's , Canada's largest photo specialty retailer. In this wide-ranging interview, Stein talks about the company's recent restructuring, the response ...

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Jan. 9, 2022

Planning for family business succession, with Mackey Macneill

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Mackey Macneill, CPA, of Mackey Advisors and author of The Prosperity Playbook, about considerations for family business succession. Macneill describes what factors to consider when passing on or selling a business. …

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Dec. 31, 2021

Booststrapping for success with Joaquin Quenca Abela, Freepik Company

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Joaquin Quenca Abela , one of the founders of Europe's fast-growing graphics company, Freepik Company . Based in Spain, Freepik was founded in 2010 by brothers Alejandro and ...

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Dec. 19, 2021

Using AI to create photo books, with Kasper Rybak, Printbox

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Kasper Rybak , product owner, Printbox, about the development of Smart Creation, the company's AI-powered photobook software. Rybak discusses how continuous customer feedback...

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Dec. 5, 2021

Preserving interactive family stories with Heather Maio-Smith, CEO an…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Heather Maio-Smith , CEO and co-founder, StoryFile , about using AI-driven video conversations to preserve family history. In 2010, Maio-Smith developed the first 3D interacti...

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Nov. 21, 2021

Building passive income for photographers with Rick Sammon

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with photographer and author, Rick Sammon, about his latest book, "How to Make Money While You are Sleeping: A Photographer’s Guide to Passive Income – And Other Savvy Business Strategies." The book, …

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Nov. 7, 2021

Expanding the pro photography business with Rachel LaCour Niesen, For…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with professional photographer, Rachel LaCour Niesen, chief product officer of Foreground, about the company's marketing approach, acquisitions, and the recent addition of a print store to its ShootProof brand. She also talks …

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Oct. 27, 2021

Financial basics with Heather Zeitzwolfe, CPA

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Heather Zeitzwolfe, CPA, about the dos and don'ts of small business finance, especially for those in the creative fields. Heather Zeitzwolfe is a CPA certified with the State of Oregon’s Board …

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Oct. 17, 2021

The story of developing a wall decor product, with Jeff Southard, Col…

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Jeff Southard, CEO and designer, Collagewall. Southard describes how a fire in his home led him on a journey to invent a new system for hanging and displaying photos. Over the …

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Oct. 10, 2021

Competing in online retail with Jason R. Boyce

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with online retail expert Jason R. Boyce about the challenges of today's fourth-quarter holiday season, strategies for competing against Amazon, how to respond when Amazon copies your product, and the benefit of …

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