Nov 22, 2015
AMPLIFY US (Ep.6 for Oct-Nov 2015)
"The End Is The Beginning: Always Start With A
The UK podcast about DIY media-making and personal broadcasting.
It's free, comes out sometime every month, and is a non-techie
podcast about how local businesses are using free online media
tools to boost their bottom-line. It's a deep-dive which touches on
the psychology and philosophy of media-making for business as well
as free tips and tools which could help anyone become their own
It's hosted by Kyle Hannan, founder of
Collective and co-hosted by online marketing expert,
business strategy consultant and author Stephen C
It's a deep listen this month as we devote a bumper episode
to planning and looking ahead. 'The end is the beginning' is an
opportunity for a bit of word play: 'end' means 'the finishing
point' but it also means an 'objective' or 'aim'. Yep, we talk to
our guests about understanding how to set goals, how to plan ahead
and how to strategically map out your media-making so that it gets
you the result you want. And then working backwards from that to
settle on the best way of starting that process. It's all about
understanding what next step will take you on the right path to
that goal you've set your media-making to achieve for you and your
SOCIAL AUDIO NEWS
- Good news for the majority of the world's smartphone-using
podcast-listeners. Podcasting is finally coming back to the
Android operating system as Google announces they'll be including
built-in support for podcasting. Their USA roll out
starts in January 2016 and the rest of the world will follow
- Pandora announces an exclusive
deal with US NPR to release the sequel to 'Serial'.
Interesting tie-up between the popular online audio-streaming app
and the world's most popular podcast series.
- HistoryOfPodcasting.org has a new podcasting
history Wiki. They're inviting the first round of
contributions to cover the years 2004-2010.
- There are new live
podcasting options from Spreaker. This includes a new
live audio broadcasting application for Windows and Mac desktops as
well as a new app for Android phones.
- The BBC returns with a new radio series called
"In Pod We
Trust". Host Miranda Sawyer explores some of the best
spoken word podcasts available.
OUR GUESTS AND THEIR RECOMMENDED DIY MEDIA-MAKING TOOLS
- Ben Royston of Benroyston.com. Ben is a
leading marketing consultant and digital content creator based in
Bristol. He is also a Eurovision Song Contest expert commentator
- He likes Over for combining
images with text for great looking 'inspi-graphics".
- Helen Hopkins of PuddingBridge. Helen
founded Pudding Bridge, a hire supplying decorative items for
stylish weddings and events throughout the UK. A graduate of The
Surrey Institute of Art and Design, she spent more than ten years
managing charity events in London and the South West before
founding PuddingBridge. At The Wedding Industry Awards 2015,
Pudding Bridge was recognised as the region’s ‘Best Wedding Special
- She loves the Twitter-owned Periscope for free
live video-streaming from a smartphone.
WHAT WE'RE LISTENING TO
Man Buy Cow Podcast
The New Rich Podcast
by David Moore
STEPHEN C CAMPBELL
Dean Jackson's "I Love Marketing"
UK DIY MEDIA-MAKING EVENTS
This podcast is produced by Ecomedia Collective in
Bristol. All rights reserved. 2015