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Sep 18, 2015

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In today's Episode of the Online Learning Podcast, I am delighted to welcome four guests whom I had the pleasure of meeting at New Media Europe 2015.  First I have a great chat with Mike and Izabela Russell, the founders of NMEU 2015, then Amy Schmittauer from shares some great advice on video making and finally Chris Ducker tells us all about Periscope and

In this Week's Episode: Mike and Izabela Russell, Amy Schmittauer and Chris Ducker

In this Episode we discuss:

Mike and Izabella Russell

  • The "Be Yourself" theme which emerged at the conference
  • Why you should consider coming to the conference next year
  • Why the New Media Community is growing so fast
  • How to attend next years conference

 You can find out more about New Media Europe by visiting

If you want to get audio recordings of all the presentations, you can click on this link to get your virtual ticket

Amy Schmittauer

  • The advantages for marketers of creating online video
  • Why you need to jump right into your content
  • Why retaining your audience is the most important metric on Youtube
  • What is the optimum length for a marketing video on Youtube
  • Why you need a professional thumbnail
  • Video techniques and why Amy likes Jump Cutting

Amy Schmittauer is Founder and Face of, a resource helping brands develop and execute a social media marketing strategy to grow awareness and increase sales by showing off their amazing personality online. Leading the charge in video blogging for business, Amy has grown a following for the site that has amassed more than 1 million videos views and become a vital referral source to her video content marketing consultancy and professional speaking career.

An experienced creative, she has helped a number of industries learn how to embrace video content marketing to grow brand awareness including business events, marketing agencies, video production studios, magazine publications, real estate professionals, authors, speakers and many more.

She is a proud beagle mom, coffee addict and shares most of her life via video and on Twitter. A true social media frenzy.

(Thanks to NMEU2015 for this profile..)

Chris Ducker

  • Periscope and why Chris is all in!
  • The new Youpreneur community which Chris has just launched!

Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur, speaker and author of the bestselling book, “Virtual Freedom”. Originally from the UK, Chris has lived in the Philippines for 14-years, where he has founded several businesses, including an outsourced call center facility, a virtual assistant recruitment hub and a co-working space. He is also a popular business blogger and podcaster at

(Thanks to NMEU2015 for this profile..)

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New Media Europe 2015 Virtual Ticket

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