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BDACHAT #50

50th Podcast Special

18 January 2019

To commemorate our 50th episode, we've put together a celebratory edition of BDA Chat for you!

BDA Chat is halfway to one hundred episodes!

In light of our monumental 50th episiode, we're bringing you our 50 top tips and advice for marketers, creatives, techies, and everyone in between!

From the best podcasts and audiobooks, to home assistants, food, software recommendations, and more. This episode has it all!

Check out this episode of BDA Chat to discover our best tips, tricks, and advice for life!

If you have questions, topic suggestions, or anything else you’d like to share with us, please do get in touch.

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Resources

  1. Holly. Top Pods: Infinite Monkey Cage, https://bbc.in/2LWsnLu Wolf 359 https://www.wolf359.fm/ , 372 Pages We’ll Never Get Back http://372pages.com/ 
  2. Lee. Use dead space and listen to podcasts in the car. 
  3. Rob. Best Home Assistant… All of them 
  4. Holly. Top audiobook: World War Z https://amzn.to/2R0oS9z 
  5. ALL. Best Zombie Reference Points. 28 Days Later/Walking Dead/Game of Thrones 
  6. Lee. Put spinach in everything
  7. Rob. Top Industry Publication is Wired https://www.wired.co.uk/ 
  8. Holly. Top Free Software for Creative people: Krita https://krita.org/en/ 
  9. Lee. A Better NLE that Adobe Premiere? Davinci Resolve https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/uk/products/davinciresolve 
  10. Rob. Top tip for a more immersive web: Don’t Ignore Sound
  11. Lee. Make sure you include subtitles in video.
  12. Holly. Top Chrome Addon: Ublock Origin with “Fanboy’s Annoyance List​​” filter added to block cookie nags https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ublock-origin/cjpalhdlnbpafiamejdnhcphjbkeiagm?hl=en 
  13. Lee. Read PremiumBeat.com’s Blog for Free tip and Video Assets https://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/
  14. Rob. Top Playlist to Work To: Ludovico Einaudi https://spoti.fi/1flt7ti  
  15. Lee. Top Playlist: Focus on the Remix https://spoti.fi/2SWGyo9 
  16. Holly. Top Bit of Tech I’ve Bought Recently: Bluetooth Earphone Eyemask https://amzn.to/2CrJ3Ia 
  17. Rob. Top Bit of Tech to Look Out For in 2019: Oculus Quest https://www.oculus.com/quest/
  18. Lee. Best After Effects Plugin: Andrew Krammer’s FX Console https://bit.ly/2ekuSK3
  19. Holly. Top Youtube Channel. Linus Tech Tips https://www.youtube.com/user/LinusTechTips
  20. Lee. As you get older wear less lightly coloured trousers. Darker trousers. I think this is a joke about Rob. 
  21. Rob. Top Advice for Business and Life: Do fewer things but do them better
  22. Holly. Top Internet Cat: Lil Bub https://www.instagram.com/iamlilbub/
  23. Lee. Don’t be afraid to get creative with your emails
  24. Rob. Best motivating Movie Soundtrack. The Greatest Showman https://spoti.fi/2ALDBk8
  25. Holly. Top thing I’m looking forward to in 2019: Mentoring Work Experience Girl
  26. Lee. Top After Effects Plugins: Rubber Hose https://www.battleaxe.co/rubberhose/FUI Toys https://aescripts.com/pq-fui-toys/
  27. Lee. Tools for Colour Grading. Magic Bullet Looks https://aescripts.com/pq-fui-toys/Lumetri Color in After Effects and Premiere
  28. Lee. Photoshop Levels! Dim your white colours to make light text on top stand out
  29. Lee. Use a Wacom tablet for photo editing. For example https://www.wacom.com/en-gb/products/pen-tablets
  30. Rob. Top use of anticipation marketing: Red Dead Redemption 2
  31. Lee. Share More
  32. Lee. Desk Mantra: Believe, Take Time, Space, Breathe… Go!
  33. Holly. Top Twitter Account. One Perfect Shot https://twitter.com/OnePerfectShot
  34. Rob. Top app to digest content with: Flip Board https://about.flipboard.com/
  35. Lee. Top Audiobook about building a brand. Building a Storybrand by Donald Miller https://amzn.to/2QZMZVI
  36. Rob. Top Tip for Content: Create stuff that people like!
  37. Lee. Take audio notes on your phone when you have an idea!
  38. Holly. Top Travel App. Tripit https://www.tripit.com/
  39. Rob. Top Linkedin Content Creator: Animation Boss https://www.linkedin.com/company/animation-boss
  40. Lee. Follow #motiongraphics and #motionlovers on Instagram
  41. Lee. Don’t beat yourself up when you see something great. Let it inspire you and be happy for the creator 
  42. Holly. Top tech that really needs to happen: Desks that charge everything
  43. Rob. Top tip for 2019: Don’t turn your back on 360 video. Like this offering from google https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXF7uGfopnY
  44. Lee: Stick something on USB cables to show which way is up.
  45. Holly. Top thing I want but I would never buy: Cintiq drawing tablet https://www.wacom.com/se-se/products/pen-displays/wacom-cintiq-pro-32 
  46. Lee. Sam Cooke, Sunday Mornings and Pancakes
  47. Rob. If you’re putting yourself out there… Ignore the hate. 
  48. Lee. For software training check out FXPHD https://www.fxphd.com/
  49. Holly. Top reaction gif is Homer Backing into a Hedge https://gph.is/1N69qFQ 
  50. Rob. Uplighting in the office!
  51. Rob. Be brave with livestreaming
  52. Lee. Microwave lemons to get more juice out of them
  53. Lee. Break eggs as 140 Degrees

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