Embrace The Space social media training

Embrace The Space social media webinar – tickets available now.

Comsteria’s Colin Kelly and Gary Ennis from NSDesign team up again for the UK’s most engaging and one of its longest running social media training workshops. ‘Embrace The Space‘ has been successfully adapted to run as a webinar, with an interactive, up-to-date, fully participative programme designed to help ensure your business or public sector organisation gets the results you need from social media and all things digital. From squeezing the most out of the Facebook Read more…

Microphone for smartphone video

Choosing the correct microphone for smartphone video production

The right microphone can make a real difference to the quality of videos you produce on your smartphone. In this video, Comsteria’s Emma Baker reveals her preferred choice of smartphone video microphone and explains why. Remember our full range of recommended equipment for video production, podcasts and more is available from the Comsteria Store. Want more support with your smartphone video content creation? Check out our full Smartphone Video on demand training course. Watch the Read more…

Yvonne Lyon Growing Wild podcast

Podcast: Yvonne Lyon ‘Growing Wild’

Singer songwriter Yvonne Lyon is our very special guest this time on the Comsteria podcast, discussing the release of her new album ‘Growing Wild’. You can buy it on CD from Yvonne Lyon’s website or visit Yvonne Lyon on Bandcamp. where you can choose a digital download. Yvonne is one of the country’s brightest and best singer songwriters and has shared the stage with Eddie Reader, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Dougie MacLean, Boo Herwedine and many Read more…

On Demand Presentation Skills Training

Presentation Skills Training – On Demand Course Available Now

‘Presenting With Confidence’ is our flagship presentation skills training course, delivered to dozens of participants over the last few years. Whether you are delivering speeches at conference and events, pitching to clients, briefing your own colleagues – or any other situation (online or offline) where you have something to say and at least one person to say it to, this course is for you. Our on demand video course ‘Presenting With Confidence’ is led by Read more…

Government Should Play Hard With Amazon and The Premier League

New podcasts for PR professionals and business owners.

The Comsteria Podcast goes from strength to strength with our 100th episode fast approaching! Listen on all the major podcasting apps and directories, or right here on our official website. Fancy joining us as a guest sometime? You’d be most welcome – get in touch and we’ll set things up. October 2020 is on course to be our biggest month for listening, with new episodes just gone live dealing with Amazon and the Premier League, Read more…

Free Media Training Taster Session From Comsteria

Make Your Business Media Friendly – Free Training

We all benefit from a greater understanding of the media. In my previous career as a broadcast journalist, I saw first hand how some business owners were able to build powerful, mutually beneficial relationships with media professionals and enjoy the benefits of a high profile for themselves. Whether you are seeking to establish key members of your team as ‘experts’ or simply gain an edge over your competitors in the form of some free awareness Read more…

Comsteria Smartphone Photography Training

Smartphone Photography Training – New Video On Demand Course

Comsteria’s hugely popular ‘Smartphone Photography For Business’ workshop is now available to rent or buy as a Video On Demand training course. The 2 hour session designed and presented by Comsteria’s Emma Baker is sold exclusively via Vimeo On Demand and is yours to stream, unlimited for a year for just £19.99. You also have the option to buy the course outright, and download to keep forever, for £49.99. Emma has put this course together Read more…

What Makes A Good Brand - a blog by Comsteria

What Makes A Good Brand?

There are many elements that contribute towards building a good brand, many of them subtle. You might argue that you only truly know what makes a good brand when you have successfully built one, and even then, history is littered with examples of brands which failed to understand what made them special and threw away much of what worked. There are a few elements I think the majority of successful brands have in common and Read more…

Embrace The Space by Colin Kelly and Gary Ennis

Embrace The Space book available now

Comsteria Managing Director Colin Kelly has co-authored ‘Embrace The Space’, a new social media training book, available now from Amazon. The 280 page paperback, by Colin and Gary Ennis from NSDesign, is packed with ideas, inspiration and insight to help business owners and communications professionals get results from social media platforms and digital in general. The book contains lavish cartoon style illustrations from Keith Atherton. The book has been written over the last 12 months Read more…

Scottish Daily Express Review

Scottish Newspaper Review: Scottish Daily Express

Welcome to the first part of a new series on the Comsteria podcast. Each week, I’ll present an in-depth review of a Scottish newspaper. This isn’t like the ‘Press Preview’ you see on television, looking at the stories covered and inevitably discussing politics again. Instead, this is a proper review, a critique. Looking at how the newspaper (print edition and its website) work, helping you better understand the Scottish media which in turn will help Read more…