Tools for Podcasts

To create a podcast, the most important things are not physical … they are ideas, concepts, and value. However, assuming you DO have the ideas, etc, then you need some tech to create a podcast. 1) Microphone. This can be as simple as the mic on your smartphone, or the microphone built into your laptop…

Top 5 Public Speaking tips

As part of a tutorial for students in the Online Journalism subject that I teach (KJB222 at Queensland University of Technology) we were discussing ‘Listicles’ this week … brief stories that are essentially a short list of related ‘facts’ that make a semi-coherent story. I asked them for example of a topic they could use…

CairnsCommunications backs “Say No To No”

Here at CairnsCommunications, we are proud to join with other advertising and marketing professionals in joining the ‘Say No To No’ campaign. We have no objections to working for religious organisations (and have done work for some in the past), but on THIS issue, a line has to be drawn. As a straight couple, no-one…

Saturday Arts: Kids movies for grownups

You may remember about six weeks ago I looked at Young Adult fiction, and it’s appeal to adults. The general feeling was that the books appeal to a large number of adults because they are satisfying – presenting complex ideas in relatively simple ways, and reaching conclusions that are in the words of one an analyst…