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6 April 2015 - 4:19 pm How to hook people in the first 10 seconds

So, you’ve entered, or you’re thinking about entering the Evolve Competition. One you’ve registered the first step is to create a video to communicate your idea. For the concept category there’s a voting round based on these videos. Being able to hook your audience into your video within the first 10 seconds is vital to get their vote!

Here are a few ways to help you grab your audience’s attention…

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2 April 2015 - 3:36 pm Finding copyright-free music for your video

Music can make your videos much better.  So it can be really annoying that copyright rules mean it’s difficult to find music or sound effects that you can actually use!

That’s where I’m here to help. Below are different resources where you can find music that you’re actually allowed to use! Pretty useful if you’re planning on entering Evolve Competition.

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10 September 2014 - 11:33 am 2 categories, 10 finalists, 2 winners. Who will they be?

You may remember a little Enterprising Ideas Competition we run every year and this year was no exception. Students and alumni (up to five years from graduation) are invited to submit their startup concept or business for the chance to win cash prizes. Big cash prizes! It’s pretty exciting.

This year, we have two categories: Concept; and Startup. The winner of the Concept category will walk away with £1000 cash, whereas the winner of the Startup category will get £5000. This is all incredibly nail-biting stuff. But who’s in the running? Continue reading “2 categories, 10 finalists, 2 winners. Who will they be?” »