Do You Even Influence? secures first podcast interview with TikTok Australia’s user division
Announcement posted by tide.pr 31 Aug 2021
Hosted by Renee Buckingham, founder of Sydney and Melbourne Vegan Guides, Do You Even Influence? is a podcast that pulls back the curtain on the world of influencing, giving listeners behind-the-scenes access to some of Australia, and the world’s, most powerful content creators and brands.
In a new series of episodes, listeners will hear from industry giants including TikTok Australia’s Community Marketing Manager, Thomas Grainger. Marking the company’s first Australian podcast interview from the user team, Grainger takes listeners behind-the-scenes of the biggest entertainment app that everyone is talking about.
“We undeniably live in a world driven by digital, and having conversations that support and nurture the digital community on any platform, helps bring people closer together. Content creators are incredibly talented and hardworking entrepreneurs that need our support now more than ever,” said Grainger.
Also joining the illustrious line up is Australia's Biggest Glamazon, the hilarious Matt Hey (@AlrightHey). Sitting down with Renee, Matt dishes on what it’s like to go viral (the good kind), creating content full-time, and how a joke about Red Rooster landed him a paid gig.
“It's not often we get a chance to talk about what really goes on behind the scenes in the influencer world. I love that Do You Even Influence? has given me that platform,” said Hey.
“I got to speak about topics on the podcast that I've never had an opportunity to talk about. These days, audiences want real and authentic people to follow and it's transparent conversations like this that people are looking for,” continued Hey.
The impressive guest line-up continues with Renee’s dream guest and travel influencer extraordinaire, Hayley Anderson (@haylsa), who provides insight into creating quality content and partnering with travel brands around the world. Other guests include businesswoman and mother of three, Abby Gilmore (@abbgilmore) and CEO and Founder of theright.fit and The Influencers Agency, Taryn Williams (@tarynwilliams).
In 45-minute episodes, no topic is off limits. Influential names share their top tips and tricks to growing an authentic following, as well as insight into their daily routines and the not-so-glamorous elements of the job. It’s not just about social media stars, as Renee speaks with PR professionals, top gamers and entrepreneurs to understand influence in all its forms.
Over six years, Renee has been on a mission to legitimise the influencer title and improve industry standards. Renee is the CEO and owner of World Vegan Guides where she herself has been creating content for years. Today, Renee also produces top breakfast radio show Fifi, Fev and Nick at The Fox in Melbourne. Renee is a go-getter with a wealth of knowledge on both sides of the coin.
Former star of children’s TV-series Magical Tales and Renee’s elder brother, James Buckingham, is the man behind the mic. With global touring experience and ARIA-charting singles to his name, James knows how to create an utterly addictive listening experience.
Fascinating, funny and full of OMG-moments, Do You Even Influence? is becoming a trendsetter in its own right. To mark the show’s success, Do You Even Influence? has just unveiled its new website, where listeners can submit burning questions, anonymous tip offs and find out more about the brilliant Buckingham’s.
To chat episodes and advice, share rates and more, influencers can now join the Do You Even Influence? Facebook group.
Do You Even Influence? is now available on all major podcasting platforms. Listen to the trailer here