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 Live Tech Media Hub and Podcast:

S.M.A.C. Talk - Social Media, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud the podcast launched in 2014 and over those 4 years hosts Daniel Newman and Brian Fanzo have covered topics that included Big Data, Digital Transformation, Social Selling, Data Center Migration, Millennial Marketing, Digital Marketing, live streaming video, customer experience and everything else impacting today's technology world.

SMACtalk became much more than just a podcast as every episode is live streamed via Facebook Live and Periscope while also going live to technology events such as Mobile World Congress, IBM developer conference, CES, SXSW, HP Discovery, SAP Sapphire and other technology events.  Past sponsors of the podcast include IBM, SAP, SAP Store, Avnet, Adobe and currently Cisco.  

Hosted by Brian Fanzo @iSocialFanz and Daniel Newman @DanielNewmanUV

If you want to have SMACtalk live at your event like Dan and Brian did at Superbowl 50, HP Discover, SAP Sapphire


Sep 27, 2016

On this episode Brian & Dan discuss the future of video and really what matters when it comes to business looking at video, how do we link video to business goals and to solve business problems.  

Brian and Dan have hosted #Cloudtalk video chat show for almost 3 years starting on Google Hangouts, moving to blab and now leveraging Bluejeans.Net live streaming it to Facebook at

Daniel talks about his experience with video and how he has written 5 books and numerous blogs a week but thanks to the evolution of social media, he has found the power of video for his brand and for each of his businesses.

Brian and Dan go in detail about the following topics as well:

  • How and where your audience consumes content should dictate your content strategy
  • Where live video fits into video marketing and video for businesses.
  • Why brands should understand Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook Organic Video, Twitter Video and Periscope Live video all of which Brian labels as social video platforms.
  • What is Up-cycling of content?
  • Why perfection and control are the enemy of all video strategies
  • What role a video strategy will play in embracing: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and the future of technology.

Checkout Daniels latest videos on his facebook page:

Brian quotes the Cisco whitepaper for stats about the future of video and more:

Brian also mentioned Buffer and he was a guest on Buffer’s new podcast which you can listen to here:


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What is SMACtalk Live:

For an audience looking for a business centric multi­media experience on the topics of Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud, they will have to look no further than to LIVE.

Founded in 2014 as a weekly podcast, was featured as an iTunes “Top 10 New & Noteworthy” for Technology and Social Media. With hard hitting conversations on not only the technology but how it relates to business and the future of work, listeners can count on this podcast for a straightforward analysis that makes the future of technology more accessible and a whole lot more fun.

Find out more about SMACtalk Live: http://www.SMACtalk.Live