Top 10 episodes from the Dead Pixels Society podcast in 2022

The Dead Pixels Society podcast continues to grow, thanks in part to the support of our lead sponsors Mediaclip and Advertek Printing. In 2022, 35 episodes were published, for total downloads of more than 7,500.

Here are the top 10 most downloaded and streamed episodes of 2022. Stay tuned for more great content in 2023; make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite listening platform like Apple, Spotify, Amazon, and many more.

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1)  Connecting personalized photo production with Maddy Alcala, Gooten – Feb. 18, 2022

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 a challenging ecosystem, and even the origin of the company’s unusual name.

Gooten works with eCommerce businesses, retailers, and global merchandising companies to reduce or eliminate their inventory positions while giving them the ability to rely on on-demand, high-quality, scaled production wherever they need it. Gooten’s network of strategic manufacturing partners, all best-in-class specialists in the products they produce, ensures that brands are confident in the quality products their customers receive, every time. Founded in 2015, Gooten is headquartered in New York City with a globally distributed team across North America, Europe, and South America.

2) Growing the volume photography market, with Benedikt Greifenhofer, CEO, GotPhoto – Jan 25, 2022

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Benedikt Greifenhofer,  global CEO of volume photography tech company, GotPhotoIn this interview, Greifenhofer talks about how the new company structure will drive growth, how GotPhoto was well-positioned to manage business changes wrought by the pandemic, and future profit opportunities for clients of the fast-growing business.

GotPhoto Inc. is an award-winning workflow platform provider for volume school photographers. The company has offices in Germany and the United States and operates in 12 countries on five continents. The platform’s web-based tools automate administration and sales tasks, allowing the photographer to spend more time building their business rather than being bogged down in routine tasks.

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with John Doe, the owner of JONDO. In this interview, Doe talks about the early days of high-quality digital inkjet printing, inventing “giclee,” and bringing digital photography into fine-art printing.

JONDO is a print-on-demand mass manufacturer of home decor and art products with standardized production facilities. The company has more than 30 years of experience making high-quality products for artists and consumers alike.

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 to COVID-19, how to serve content creators, plus her personal mental health challenges, as well as the establishment of The Henry’s Foundation to provide support for Canadians living with mental illness.

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 photography business and how the business has changed and has adapted to massive changes. She also describes the leadership skills she has learned.

6) Art, Design, Photography and Technology, with Ginger Hartford, ARTISTREE – March 09, 2022

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 wall decor, and the role of digital technology in new forms like NFTs.

7) Providing magical theme park experiences with Lee Palmer, Kodak MomentsAug 04, 2022

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Lee Palmer, EMEA-APAC Region Business Manager, Kodak Moments, about the company’s new exclusive official On-site Imaging Provider for Disneyland Paris. Palmer discusses how Kodak Moments is working with this high-profile client to deliver an innovative photographic experience for guests.

8) Enabling online sales anywhere, on any platform, with Aaron Day, CEO, Amaze (formerly Famous) – March 22, 2022

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 interview, Day talks about how the company is bringing its decades-long experience in eCommerce tool development to offer a portfolio of simple tools for making online selling easy for a wide array of creators, photographers, entrepreneurs and small businesses.

9) Growing volume industry leadership with David Crandall and Tim McCainApr 16, 2022

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 conferences for the volume photography industry. Crandall and McCain talk about the importance of leadership development in the business world and how the MVP and SPOA conferences differ from other photo industry events.

10) Website marketing essentials, with Michael Buzinski, Buzzworthy Integrated Marketing – March 23, 2022

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 gain new customers. It’s not just all about chasing the latest social media trend.