Digital Disruptors

Digital Disruptors
Disrupting the Marketing Space in Dubai

Meet Your #1 Salesman | @NabeelAzeezMedia
Jul 1, 2019 • 30 min
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…
Hashtag Humans Not Resources | @DrCorrieBlock
Jun 25, 2019 • 56 min
Dr. Corrie and I had a wide-ranging conversation at the Ubrik Media office recently. I had a bit of trouble coming up with a title for this episode. We covered so much ground. The best, and most important, insight I got was the importance of thinking of…
She’s Got 99 Problems But PR Ain’t One | @Briar_Prestidge
Jun 18, 2019 • 23 min
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)…
UAEs Queen Of SMEs | Naaz Noor, CEO of Aseel Group
Jun 11, 2019 • 46 min
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…
Why Saving The Planet Is A Business Decision | Karl Feilder | Digital Disruptors #014
Jun 3, 2019 • 34 min
When we asked Karl Feilder what tips he can give us to run Ubrik business in a more sustainable, energy-conscious way, he didn’t pull any punches. Karl is the founder and CEO of the Neutral Group. To put what they do in layman’s terms, Karl and his team…
Find Your Passion Feed Your Purpose | Danish Farhan @danishfarhan
May 26, 2019 • 48 min
Danish is a serial entrepreneur. Started his first business at 19. Had an exit that made him a millionaire overnight. Went bankrupt over the next year. Then built back up gradually to one of the most prominent businessmen in the U.A.E. His flagship…
How To Achieve Your Goals In Life | Naomi D’Souza
May 19, 2019 • 44 min
Welcome to season 2 of the Digital Disruptors podcast! In this episode, I’m joined by 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…
What’s happening with Insydo – UAE’s freshest startup
Jun 5, 2017 • 24 min
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…
Branding 101
May 15, 2017 • 27 min
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…
Snapchat Marketing: How to engage Generation Z in the UAE
Apr 30, 2017 • 25 min
Meet the Snapchat marketing superstar in UAE’s higher education scene: . A pivotal figure at Canadian University Dubai’s marketing & communications team. Originally taken from our interview notes on ,…
11 Powerful Secrets to get the most of your Search Ads
Apr 16, 2017 • 20 min
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…
9 Free Digital Marketing Tools to Delight Your Prospects and Clients
Apr 9, 2017 • 23 min
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] is a tool created to give users an…
Your First Google Adwords Campaign: a Step-by-Step Guide
Apr 2, 2017 • 28 min
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…
Digital Marketing Career Opportunities in 2017
Mar 26, 2017 • 38 min
Special Guests: Abdul Rahman Risilia and Muhammad Aly of Simply Digital
What’s new in Social Media Marketing? (Special Guest: Hussein Dajani, COO of Hug Digital)
Mar 11, 2017 • 33 min
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…
The 7 Pillars of Online Marketing
Mar 5, 2017 • 26 min
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…
This Personal Trainer Emails His List 3 Times a Day, 7 Days a Week (Special Guest: Alexander Juan Antonio Cortes)
Feb 28, 2017 • 41 min
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…
Digital Marketing 101: What is Digital Marketing?
Feb 25, 2017 • 16 min
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…
Episode Zero - Welcome to the Digital Disruptors Podcast
Feb 4, 2017 • 11 min
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…