Finding your favourite episode of our popular international podcast is now easier then ever
Welcome to our Podcast Episode Directory
To enable our faithful listeners to quickly locate previous episodes, from December of 2018 until today, we have created this Directory, which will be updated with each new release.
We hope it is both useful and interesting, and will make it easy to discover -- as well as revisit -- content that will enable you and your company to play a leading role in the nascent Voice Revolution.
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BV European Marketing Podcast | Season 04
- METAVERSE REWIND: EUROPE'S VITAL ROLE | JANUARY 2022
01 Is Europe ready for Metaverse 2.0? Is Second Life still revelant? These questions & more!
- #MWC2022 HIGHLIGHTS | FEBRUARY 2022
02 Our special report from the halls of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
- AFFINITÀ: FIVE YEARS OF INNOVATION | MARCH 2022
03 Interviews with International Innovators from New York, Amsterdam, London and Luleå.
- A EUROPEAN WILLY WONKA: FOOD INNOVATION | APRIL 2022
04 We chat with Luis Román, Director of Business Development at Lacasa Chocolates.
- THE IMPORTANCE OF DESIGN INNOVATION | MAY 2022
05 It's not just about "pretty pictures" and cool fonts. Excellence in Design creates value.
- STUDIO 'LIVE SESSION' | JUNE 2022
06 Paul and Ale explore Neuromarketing with Raquel Fructos and Pablo Filomeno.
- VOICE TECH & SMART HOME UPDATE | JULY-AUGUST 2022
07 Our team shares the latest innovations from Amazon's 2022 Alexa Live conference.
- THE COMING CHALLENGES | SEPTEMBER 2022
08 Inflation, Supply-Chain headaches, "Wars & Rumours of Wars". How can we cope?
- THE LATEST | HUMAN INNOVATION | OCTOBER 2022
09 We talk to Eva Aldea and Marc Fuentes. Your Team is key to facing coming challenges.
- COMING SOON | AFFILIATE MARKETING | NOVEMBER 2022
10 What is Affiliate Marketing? Is it effective and ethical? Meet your new Growth Strategy!
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BV European Marketing Podcast | Season 03
- #FOA, FEAR OF ALEXA | JANUARY 2021
01 Paul, Anna & our VoiceTeam explore Fear of Alexa, Voice Biometrics & Privacy threats
- SMART DATA INNOVATION | FEBRUARY 2021
02 We look at Smart Data Tips, European cases, Smart Media with DOOH and more!
- SMART MEDIA EFFECTIVITY | MARCH 2021
03 In this short interview, Digital Media expert David Lahoz simplifies the complexity
- THE REALITY REVOLUTION | APRIL 2021
04 We celebrate the release of our 30th Episode exploring how our reality is being re-defined.
- THE NEW RETAIL EXPERIENCE | MAY 2021
05 In this chat, Cristina Elson tells us why "Traditional Retail Is Dead". And what to do about it!
- ALEXA & AMBIENT | JUNE-JULY 2021
06 Our team reports on the latest innovations from Amazon's 2021 Alexa Live conference.
- SAVING EUROPEAN INNOVATION | SEPTEMBER 2021
07 Is European Innovation in Crisis? Many Thought Leaders think so, yet there's still hope.
- WHY NORTHERN SWEDEN IS HOT! | OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2021
08 ABBA is now a hologram. Spotify's hard-wired into our lives. What makes Swedes so innovative?
- WEB 3 & MORE SURPRISES | DECEMBER 2021
09 Our CIO, Edgar Griñant takes a peek at the Future, to help you prepare for it!
BV European Marketing Podcast | Season 02
- EUROPEAN INNOVATION | JANUARY 2020
01 Cases Presented: City of the Future, Smart Attribution, Robot Caterers
- SECURE VIDEOCONFERENCING | FEBRUARY 2020
02 Swedish Innovation to Save the World: A Chat with Bengt Grahn
- VOICE UPDATE | MARCH 2020
03 BV Voice Services: Automotive / e-Health / News Media / Voice Commerce
- 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION: BARCELONA VIRTUAL | MARCH 2020
04 25 Years of Innovation: Facing Challenges, Lessons Learned
- INNOVATION IN GERMANY | APRIL 2020
05 Trend Analysis from Hamburg, WAVE 5, Immunity Passports, COVID-19 Voice Detection
- E-COMMERCE GROWTH TIPS | MAY 2020
06 Energise Your eCommerce Strategy, Fast. Increasing ROI / Smart Data Tips.
- MAKE A DIFFERENCE: HOMELESS ENTREPRENEUR | JUNE 2020
07 An Interview with Andrew Funk, Vision and Innovation to Solve Homelessness
- EUROPEAN INNOVATION | JULY 2020
08 Our periodic overview of surprising innovation and Marketing strategies from Europe
- VOICE NEWS: ALEXA LIVE WRAP-UP | JULY 2020
09 Our team reports on the latest innovations from Amazon's Alexa Live conference.
- COVID-19: CRISIS, HOPE & OPPORTUNITY | SEPTEMBER 2020
10 GDPs across Europe plummeted in Q2, and experts warn of more. What can you do?
- NEUROMARKETING | OCTOBER 2020
11 An Interview with Raquel Fructos, founder of The Smart Bubble & BV Senior Consultant
- VOICE COMMERCE UPDATE | NOVEMBER 2020
12 Get the latest Voice Commerce stats and learn how to design your own V-Commerce!
- SPECIAL HOLIDAY EPISODE | DECEMBER 2020
13 Kick back, relax & grab a virtual cookie! Our Voice Team has created a very special episode ;-)
BV European Marketing Podcast | Season 01
THE DEBUT EPISODES | DECEMBER 2018-JANUARY 2019
01 Interview with Raúl Cabrera, FC Barcelona Football Team
02 Voice News and Smart Data Tip
03 European Case Studies
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS | FEBRUARY-MARCH 2019
04 Special #MWC19 Flash Briefing
AI: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE | MARCH 2019
05 Interview with Alexei Kounine, Selligent Marketing Cloud
- VOICE: THE GREAT PARADIGM SHIFT | APRIL 2019
06 Valuable Insights from Paul Fleming, Barcelona Virtual
- CASES, CHATBOTS & SMART DATA TIP | MAY 2019
07 Hyper-personalised Experiences from France, Kinetic Swiss Smart Watches
- INVISIBLE BRANDING | MAY 2019
08 A Chat with Jacqueline Ramos, Barcelona Virtual
- THE NEW SEO | JUNE 2019
09 VEO, Alexa and Your Privacy
- INNOVATION IN FRANCE | SEPTEMBER 2019
10 Interview with Chani Kabla, Affinità France
- CLIMATE CHANGE, MARKETING & INNOVATION | SEPTEMBER 2019
11 A Chat with Dr. José Luis Maccarone, Former United Nations Diplomat
- ALEXA IN EUROPE, GOOGLE'S RISE, THE NEW SEO | OCTOBER 2019
12 Alexa Stats in Europe, Smart Speakers Worldwide, Google's Rise in Voice, The New SEO
- COMPANY CULTURE AND DIGITAL DISRUPTION | NOVEMBER 2019
13 A Chat with Elodie Martin, Key Performance Consulting, Paris
In late October of 2018, Amazon finally launched its long-awaited Alexa-enabled devices in Spain, localised to Castillian Spanish. Here in the agency, we quickly snapped up 2 Echo Dots for in-agency research.
And several members of the team went on to introduce Alexa to their families, by means of the popular Smart Speaker, but also by learning to use new "intelligent devices" such as Philips HUE Smart Lightbulbs and Smart Plugs that quickly transformed our homes -- as well as our daily routines -- into a 21st-Century reality hitherto only seen in Sci-Fi fantasies.
Our Alexa Flash Briefing Is Born
But that's not all we did. We quickly formed our own internal "Alexa Rapid Response Team" and by mid-December 2018, had created the first three episodes of our popular English-language Alexa Flash Briefing on European Marketing and Innovation.
Made up of interviews, relevant Voice news and practical case studies from Europe, the number of episodes has reached 43, with Episode 08 of Season 4 just released at the time of this update.
Upon publication, each Alexa Flash Briefing can be heard using Amazon Echo devices by simply asking Alexa to play the latest show. At the same time, each podcast is accompanied by a post here on the Blog of Barcelona Virtual in which it is possible to listen to embedded Soundcloud audio of each episode.
Listeners -- who currently come from a host of European countries, as well as the USA, Canada, Mexico, India and elsewhere -- can also find links and additional resources from each Flash Briefing.
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The original 2018 Production Team of our European Marketing Alexa Flash Briefing: Peter, Anna and Paul
The four members of our Voice Services team — Carrie, George, Leslie and Henry — are AI-generated, natural language voices. Their personalities have continued to develop (and even flower) since they joined the BV Team in the Spring of 2020. Each one was born in Vancouver, BC, Canada at NaturalSoft, Limited.
First published on this blog on 22 October 2019.
- 31 October 2019
- 22 November 2019
- 14 / 16 January 2020
- 21 February 2020
- 27 March 2020
- 08 / 17 April 2020
- 07 May 2020
- 05 / 08 / 15 / 17 June 2020
- 08 / 24 July 2020
- 04 September 2020
- 07 / 13 / 15 / 19 October 2020
- 19 / 20 November 2020
- 09 / 11 December 2020
- 26 / 29 January 2021
- 12 / 31 March 2021
- 30 April 2021
- 28 May 2021
- 23 June 2021
- 27 July 2021
- 29 September 2021
- 09 November 2021
- 02 December 2021
- 24 / 30 January 2022
- 16 February 2022
- 01 / 21 March 2022
- 19 May 2022
- 17 June 2022
- 01 / 14 / 29 July 2022
- 26 September 2022
- 06 / 26 October 2022
- 17 November 2022