Digital Disruptors

Digital Disruptors

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Meet Your #1 Salesman | @NabeelAzeezMedia

Imagine a salesman who doesn't need to sleep, doesn't need to eat, and will work for you 24-7-365. This isn't a mythical creature, mind you. And it's entirely possible for you to employ this salesman. Want to know how? I'm joined by Nabeel Azeez, direct response copywriter and ma ...   Show more

Hashtag Humans Not Resources | @DrCorrieBlock

Dr. Corrie Block has an impressive resume. He's been a consultant and coach to business owners for nearly 20 years. MBA. PhD in Arab and Islamic Studies. Business School Professor. Published in media and academic journals. International speaker. But to me, here's the most impress ...   Show more

She's Got 99 Problems But PR Ain't One | @Briar_Prestidge

If you live in the UAE and you spend any time on Instagram at all, Briar Prestidge has shown up in your feed at some point. She's a PR strategist who's been successful in joining both old-school (traditional media) and new-school (digital media) techniques for her clients and for ...   Show more

UAEs Queen Of SMEs | Naaz Noor, CEO of Aseel Group

A lot of people in the U.A.E. love to talk about entrepreneurship and innovation. Very few have actually done it. Of the few who have done it, fewer still are in a position to speak about it with authority. Some "entrepreneurs" are just in the right place at the right time. Nassi ...   Show more

Why Saving The Planet Is A Business Decision | Karl Feilder | Digital Disruptors #014

When I asked Karl Feilder what tips he can give me to run my business in a more sustainable, energy-conscious way, he didn't pull any punches. As it turns out, we're being incredibly wasteful and we didn't even know it! From the lights we had on unnecessarily, to the room being t ...   Show more

Find Your Passion Feed Your Purpose | Danish Farhan @danishfarhan

Danish Farhan and I share very similar journeys. We’ve lived all our lives in the U.A.E. and have seen its transformation before our eyes. There’s a certain kind of understanding we share when I talk about this country to someone like Danish. One that doesn’t exist when I talk to ...   Show more

How To Achieve Your Goals In Life | Naomi D'Souza

Welcome to season 2 of the Digital Disruptors podcast! In this episode, I’m joined by food blogger, influencer, public speaker, and media personality Naomi D’Souza. (@naomidsouza) Naomi is a full-time digital strategy consultant at IBM while juggling her “side gig” as one of UAE’ ...   Show more

What’s happening with Insydo – UAE’s freshest startup

With so many startup’s emerging from the UAE, it’s no easy affair to pick something that stands out. has done just that, and we were here to interview the digital disruptor behind it. In case you’re interested to make best of the local startup scene, Tenaz Disadji has ...   Show more

Branding 101

Our topic for this podcast is Branding. In the Middle East, people tend to think of 'logo design' when they hear the word branding. In a nutshell, Branding is strategy made visible through design. It is an enabler of 'your strategy' and 'how you must position your company'.   Bra ...   Show more

Snapchat Marketing: How to engage Generation Z in the UAE

Meet the Snapchat marketing superstar in UAE’s higher education scene: Osaid Azeem. A pivotal figure at Canadian University Dubai’s marketing & communications team. Originally taken from our interview notes on , here’s how Osaid has turned an informal app su ...   Show more

11 Powerful Secrets to get the most of your Search Ads

Marketers need to keep optimizing their search ads for max results. Since we’ve observed a lot of UAE-targeted search ads falling behind these simple best practices, here are 11 tips to take things to the next level. Why is it necessary to enhance your Search Ads? Improve your Cl ...   Show more

9 Free Digital Marketing Tools to Delight Your Prospects and Clients

Show Notes [00:21] Thank you to all the listeners who sent us feedback. [01:00] Today's topic - tools for digital marketers [01:40] We're going to give the top 9 tools we use at Ubrik to make our jobs easier [01:55] Ghostery is a tool created to give users an ad-free, more privat ...   Show more

Your First Google Adwords Campaign: a Step-by-Step Guide

This episode we're joined by Ubrik's Digital Marketing Manager, Azhad Ali. He usually spearheads our performance marketing campaigns. He's been in digital marketing since 2008, when he was employee #3 at Ubrik. Now, Ubrik has handled over 100 accounts and AED 30 million in digita ...   Show more

Digital Marketing Career Opportunities in 2017

Our guests today are Abdul Rahman Risilia and Muhamman Aly from Simply Digital, a Dubai-based recruitment agency specializing in hiring for the digital and tech spaces. Simply Digital is a subsidiary of the well-known Mackenzie Jones. Topics Covered What is the state of the digit ...   Show more

What's new in Social Media Marketing? (Special Guest: Hussein Dajani, COO of Hug Digital)

Our guest this episode is Hussein Dajani. Hussein is the COO of Hug Digital, where he's been for 2 years. He has a background in traditional advertising, made the switch to client side, then decided to try his hand at digital. Hug Digital has been in business for 7 years, with 12 ...   Show more

The 7 Pillars of Online Marketing

In this episode we talk about the pillars of online marketing and you need to make them all work together to achieve marketing success. Topics Covered Paid Search Search Engine Optimization Content Marketing Social Media Marketing Email Marketing Mobile Marketing Marketing Automa ...   Show more

This Personal Trainer Emails His List 3 Times a Day, 7 Days a Week (Special Guest: Alexander Juan Antonio Cortes)

I love the online fitness niche. There are a ton of colorful characters and more than enough drama to keep you entertained. As a marketer, it's one of the best niches to pay close attention to. It's so saturated the marketing needs to be very sophisticated if you're going to be s ...   Show more

Digital Marketing 101: What is Digital Marketing?

In our 2nd episode, we introduce you to the fundamentals of digital marketing.  Topics covered: What is digital marketing? Problems facing digital marketers in Dubai Offline and online components of digital marketing The currency of digital marketing is attention Digital marketin ...   Show more

Episode Zero - Welcome to the Digital Disruptors Podcast

The Digital Disruptors Podcast brings you the latest in disruptive trends, tech, tools, and hacks in the digital marketing space. All packaged in easy-to-digest episodes featuring unfiltered, no-holds-barred banter between old friends. We'll also be featuring some of the growth-h ...   Show more