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Waiting to be picked for that perfect presenter role?

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Are you waiting for the phone to ring? Waiting to be chosen for that perfect role? I just finished a wonderful book called “The Art of Creative Thinking” written by Rod Jenkins. One chapter “Be a generator” tells the story of an actor who hates having to audition because his fate was in other peoples hands. He realised it would be smarter to try and create a role and not wait for a director to […]

What makes James Corden’s content such a success?

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James Corden and the executive producers of ‘The Late Late Show’ Ben Winston, Mike Gibbons and Rob Crabbe understand how creative content works. In 17 months his show’s YouTube channel has attracted 7 million subscribers and notched up 1.7bn views worldwide, while his Britney Spears Carpool Karaoke is set to become the 33rd YouTube clip from the show to hit 10m+ views. In other words they understand the workings of a good feature and the needs […]

The Crystal Ball of Content

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One of my favourite podcasts is “An Irishman Abroad” produced and presented by Jarlath Regan. His recent interview with comedian Dylan Moran really struck a chord with me and revealed a wonderful obeservation of what content makers should be looking for when seeking inspiration on what to talk about, what to write about. “The universals are indeed the universals. They apply everywhere. What obsesses everyone is the same stuff. You know what? The best guide […]

Useful apps and tools to start podcasting

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In the last few weeks I’ve had more and more people get in contact looking for advice on how to start a podcast. Below is some links to tools and apps that are easily available to set you on your way. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Mark Twain  The most important advice I can give to anyone who is looking to start a podcast is very simple. Just do it. You can procrastinate forever […]