Welcome to the notarised quick reference guide to episode eleven of the Racing Mentor Sponsorship Podcast. This week, we’re getting comfortable on camera. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at developing your natural screen presence. Jess and Toby talk about what works and how to get started (it’s much, much easier than you think).
Listen above, at the links below, or search on your favourite platforms.
This is 32 minutes of straight talking, actionable advice.
Here are the highlights:
02:34 – How to feel more comfortable on camera
04:15 – Jess’s screen-time stories (including YouTube and Television)
05:10 – Check out Darren’s production company, Scruffy Bear Pictures
06:30 – Start creating your own no-pressure on-camera content
08:00 – Being interviewed begins with breathing
09:00 – Hold onto the hype and exhilaration you feel
11:00 – Practice makes perfect
12:20 – What do audiences really want to hear?
13:40 – Take your time to answer a question.
14:25 – Great dos and don’ts to live by
15:55 – What about umming and ahhing?
17:20 – A timely reminder about representing your sponsors well
20:10 – Get started! The RM Facebook Sponsorship Community video challenge.
21:50 – Why talking to camera fosters engagement and connections
22:22 – The brand building bonuses and benefits of being on-camera
24:05 – Working with journalists
28:19 – Driver of the week Lewis Galer
- Media tips from the Racing Mentor YouTube channel
- Blog post on using video (lots of tips and tricks included)
- Talk it out with Jess
- Six Weeks to Success
- Buy the Get Paid To Race book
How to Use a Side Hustle to Fund Your Racing Career