‘Eat, sleep, tip repeat’ – a conversation with Newsflare member ‘Teodoulke’
From Guinness World Record attempts to adorable footage of his pets, Theodoros Doulkeridis exhibits all the symptoms of having caught the ‘Newsflare bug’. Having uploaded over 200 videos, as well as being one of our most prolific tippers, ‘Teodoulke’ – as he is known in Newsflare circles – is a regular on our platform. Hailing from northern Greece, Teo is among many Newsflare members who have achieved considerable success by using our website.
Keen to tell his story about his experience with Newsflare, Teo took the time to answer some questions put to him.
1) Tell us a bit about yourself:
My name is Theodoros Doulkeridis and I was born in northern Greece, in the region of Macedonia, and I live in a small village called Skydra. I finished high school and then went to a private school as an electrician, but my passion was always for the internet, YouTube and social media. I am a busy man and I try to learn new things everyday. I sometimes face adversity (sometimes while tipping for Newsflare, because I can’t find good clips) but I never quit.
I have a strong character and am often strict with myself. If I want to take an opportunity I will do everything I can to take it! Being a very communicative person, I always listen to the advice someone tells me.
I have pets and I care for them like my family. They really are part of the family and I won’t let anyone to do anything bad to them. I have a good sense of humour and you will never see me in bad mood. I follow Charlie Chaplin’s quote” a day without laughter is a day wasted” and I never lose a day!
2) What does a typical day look like for you?
I spend many hours on the internet after work. I go to the gym every day for two to two-and-a-half hours, play football with my friends along with other sports, as well as going out every day with my friends for coffee or beers. On the weekends I like to spend time on the beach, going clubbing and drinking.
3) What inspired you to start uploading videos on Newsflare?
After I uploaded my first video onto YouTube ”Husky tries to swim in a tray of water”, many agencies contacted me to try and licence my video, including Newsflare. I didn’t know about these companies so I searched on Google and saw both positive and negative comments. I was in a dilemma whether I should licence it or not, so I started to research the agencies that contacted me individually and only Newsflare had good reviews. The journalist (Rich Oxley) that sent me the message was very honest with me not like the others. So I decided to grant permission to use the video and I’ve never looked back!
I had previously worked with other companies but only Newsflare is trustworthy and honest and that is the reason I upload videos exclusively. The staff are good, communicative and you can trust them! They have never disappointed me!
4) What is your favourite video?
My favourite video that l have uploaded to Newsflare is ”Husky puppies fighting is brilliantly cute” and you can understand why!
5) What is your favourite part about working with Newsflare?
Never disappointed me. The feeling of working with Newsflare is amazing, and the Newsflare team is always there to answer your questions and help you.
6) What is next for you?
To make my dreams come true 🙂