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LISTEN: Example of a pop-up podcast

Every now and then (and now more often than before…), I’m asked to do an audio recording or a pop-up podcast to (a) show people how easy it is to do  and (b) help share their stories on social media. … Read More

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My four P’s: Prepare. Plan. Produce. Post.

“Where do you start?” That’s often the first thing I ask myself when beginning on a production – whether it’s a short video, a podcast or a media content strategy.

First I snap down the cover of the laptop and Read More

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SIX KEY LESSONS FROM THIS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN

As I write this, the voting for the next President of Ireland is going on, and the current incumbent looks set to walk it.

While the campaign has had its moments for most people it’s been a giant switch-off. But Read More

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Why Outside Broadcasts Work

It’s been quite a season of Outside Broadcasts for the national broadcaster.

Between the Pope’s visit, the political parties’ Think-Ins, and the Ploughing Championships, the national broadcaster’s TV and radio programmes have left their familiar studios behind to venture out Read More

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TESTIMONIAL FROM TIM RYAN, PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONSULTANT

I helped Public Affairs consultant Tim Ryan and his colleague Mairead Foley learn the basics and more of mobile video. Tim and Mairead asked lots of questions, and were very clear what they wanted from video. Tim’s been making videos … Read More

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Six Easy Ways to Mind Your Memory

Using your smartphone to create videos and photos for social media content has never been easier. Cameras have got better, as have microphones, and there are free and inexpensive apps available to help you make content and dress it up Read More

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7 TOOLS YOU NEED TO CREATE SMARTPHONE VIDEOS

RECOMMENDED ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT FOR MAKING GREAT MOBILE PHONE VIDEOS WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK – updated August 2018

Since I began my Mobile Video Made Easy workshops, I have tried out a range of equipment to maximise the quality of video … Read More

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