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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- 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/
- Lee. Use dead space and listen to podcasts in the car.
- Rob. Best Home Assistant… All of them
- Holly. Top audiobook: World War Z https://amzn.to/2R0oS9z
- ALL. Best Zombie Reference Points. 28 Days Later/Walking Dead/Game of Thrones
- Lee. Put spinach in everything
- Rob. Top Industry Publication is Wired https://www.wired.co.uk/
- Holly. Top Free Software for Creative people: Krita https://krita.org/en/
- Lee. A Better NLE that Adobe Premiere? Davinci Resolve https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/uk/products/davinciresolve
- Rob. Top tip for a more immersive web: Don’t Ignore Sound
- Lee. Make sure you include subtitles in video.
- 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
- Lee. Read PremiumBeat.com’s Blog for Free tip and Video Assets https://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/
- Rob. Top Playlist to Work To: Ludovico Einaudi https://spoti.fi/1flt7ti
- Lee. Top Playlist: Focus on the Remix https://spoti.fi/2SWGyo9
- Holly. Top Bit of Tech I’ve Bought Recently: Bluetooth Earphone Eyemask https://amzn.to/2CrJ3Ia
- Rob. Top Bit of Tech to Look Out For in 2019: Oculus Quest https://www.oculus.com/quest/
- Lee. Best After Effects Plugin: Andrew Krammer’s FX Console https://bit.ly/2ekuSK3
- Holly. Top Youtube Channel. Linus Tech Tips https://www.youtube.com/user/LinusTechTips
- Lee. As you get older wear less lightly coloured trousers. Darker trousers. I think this is a joke about Rob.
- Rob. Top Advice for Business and Life: Do fewer things but do them better
- Holly. Top Internet Cat: Lil Bub https://www.instagram.com/iamlilbub/
- Lee. Don’t be afraid to get creative with your emails
- Rob. Best motivating Movie Soundtrack. The Greatest Showman https://spoti.fi/2ALDBk8
- Holly. Top thing I’m looking forward to in 2019: Mentoring Work Experience Girl
- Lee. Top After Effects Plugins: Rubber Hose https://www.battleaxe.co/rubberhose/FUI Toys https://aescripts.com/pq-fui-toys/
- Lee. Tools for Colour Grading. Magic Bullet Looks https://aescripts.com/pq-fui-toys/Lumetri Color in After Effects and Premiere
- Lee. Photoshop Levels! Dim your white colours to make light text on top stand out
- Lee. Use a Wacom tablet for photo editing. For example https://www.wacom.com/en-gb/products/pen-tablets
- Rob. Top use of anticipation marketing: Red Dead Redemption 2
- Lee. Share More
- Lee. Desk Mantra: Believe, Take Time, Space, Breathe… Go!
- Holly. Top Twitter Account. One Perfect Shot https://twitter.com/OnePerfectShot
- Rob. Top app to digest content with: Flip Board https://about.flipboard.com/
- Lee. Top Audiobook about building a brand. Building a Storybrand by Donald Miller https://amzn.to/2QZMZVI
- Rob. Top Tip for Content: Create stuff that people like!
- Lee. Take audio notes on your phone when you have an idea!
- Holly. Top Travel App. Tripit https://www.tripit.com/
- Rob. Top Linkedin Content Creator: Animation Boss https://www.linkedin.com/company/animation-boss
- Lee. Follow #motiongraphics and #motionlovers on Instagram
- Lee. Don’t beat yourself up when you see something great. Let it inspire you and be happy for the creator
- Holly. Top tech that really needs to happen: Desks that charge everything
- 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
- Lee: Stick something on USB cables to show which way is up.
- 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
- Lee. Sam Cooke, Sunday Mornings and Pancakes
- Rob. If you’re putting yourself out there… Ignore the hate.
- Lee. For software training check out FXPHD https://www.fxphd.com/
- Holly. Top reaction gif is Homer Backing into a Hedge https://gph.is/1N69qFQ
- Rob. Uplighting in the office!
- Rob. Be brave with livestreaming
- Lee. Microwave lemons to get more juice out of them
- Lee. Break eggs as 140 Degrees