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Category : Scripting, ideas and research

16 Aug 2016

Can you blog if you’re bad at English?

You can’t spell and your grammar is terrible I know the feeling… And this may not be a diagnosed infliction, but I’m sure I’ve got typing dyslexia. My brain knows what it wants to type but the signals get muddled up on the way to my fingers so they don’t always hit the right keys. When I was at school I remember being told (when I was about 7 or 8 at the time), that I’d never be good at […]

14 Aug 2016

What is the easiest way to create content for a blog

Without using your brain Today is Sunday, last night was Super Saturday of the Rio Olympics, I was up until 3.30 in the morning to see if Jessica Ennis-Hill could win the gold medal in the Heptathlon. She got the silver, great. Moe got the gold in the 10,000m which was awesome. The thing is I’ve only had about 4 hours sleep and I’m out today, and I’ve got a blog to do. So what’s the quickest way for me […]

05 Aug 2016

Coming up with new ideas for your videos

And is it ok to “steal” other people’s ideas I was scrolling through FaceBook this morning and stumbled across a video made by CookieCat999, a young video blogger from Essex called “How to make a Free Thumbnail using Canva” It’s a great little video. While watching it I thought “a video like that would be good for my audience”, after all, I encourage my tribe to make YouTube videos and uploading a custom thumbnail is something they can do for their […]

04 Aug 2016

How to write a video script

To promote the work that you do You run a business, you’ve been told video is the best medium to get your message out there, to create lots of that lovely google juice and to connect with your tribe. So you’ve decided to start making videos. You want to share you expertise, connect with your tribe and share you message, so surely a script is the perfect place to start. How do you write a video script? We’ll I’ve been […]

09 Oct 2014

Video Blog like a Pro

Is vlogging better than blogging? What are video blogging’s benefits? Why bother with video blogging? After all, isn’t it a little bit of a hassle getting your camera out every couple of weeks and shooting yourself talking about something interesting? Surely it’s going to take considerably longer to produce a video than write a blog? Well no… Talking to camera can be incredibly easy and very fast.  I can write quickly, but I edit heavily; I chop out words, rearrange sentences, […]