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Offline – The best way to connect with your online community

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For the past four weeks, my work day at Soundwave has consisted of phone calls and emails to music management, bands and photographers. We had decided to host our first ever live music event with our office as the venue! We teamed up with Sofar Sounds — a brilliant group of people who’s mission is to bring the magic back to live music. They organise pop-up gigs in obscure places and for one event only, I joined the team to organise the biggest Sofar Sounds gig in Dublin yet! Let’s put this into perspective. Soundwave is a […]

Don’t Miss A Beat With Soundwave

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Loved our music calendar for March? Great, because we’re bringing you another music-filled month for April! Look no further than Soundwave for all the best upcoming events, celebrity birthdays and music facts! Don’t forget to check back next month and find out what’s happening in May! Or even better… Tell us! Email hello@soundwave.com with any upcoming events you would love to see featured in our calendar. Enjoy, Soundwave PS, Happy April Fool’s Day to all of you who clicked on April 1st.  

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6 Tips for creating great User Personas

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Written by Roisin McCormack Head of Community and User Research In January of this year, Soundwave COO, Craig Watson and myself took on the task of creating the company’s first user personas. With months of some serious user research behind us, it was the logical next step and we had already done a lot of the groundwork required. “In user-centered design and marketing, personas are fictional characters created to represent the different user types that might use a site, brand, or product in a similar way.” (Source: William Lidwell; Kritina Holden; Jill Butler (1 January […]

Live music, pizza and a bath full of Tiger Beer – Just another community event at Soundwave!

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It’s safe to say we’re getting pretty creative in our efforts to gather feedback and connect with the Soundwave community. This week we held a rather unusual (but super fun!) event with Tune Drop! Tune Drop is an Irish group on Facebook with over 5,000 music enthusiasts as it’s members! We heard about the group through the grapevine after hours of interviewing local people about where they find and share new music, Tune Drop was mentioned over and over. Encouraged by curiosity, we requested to join the group and soon discovered a whole new underground world […]