You don’t have to be funny!

Humour is a great tool for an MC and everyone loves an MC who is funny, but not everyone is funny.

Many MC’s feel the need to try a bit hard in the humour department and the strain can show. It doesn’t always work. If you are not naturally funny it’s best to be very careful.

Researching some appropriate quotes and some interesting facts and figures could be a better approach than attempting some jokes that you’ve never told before and probably the audience has heard before anyway, especially if you found them online.

Be an interesting person, warm and cheerful and well prepared and this will work just as well.

Timothy Hyde

Widely acknowledged as one of Australia's busiest & best MC's and a global authority on the MC Industry, Timothy Hyde shares his expertise and insights into this fascinating Professional Speaking niche via this site and a dynamic YouTube channel. His best selling book The ExpertMC Toolkit and Resource Manual has helped thousands of people worldwide improve their Emcee skills and in many cases, start earning a living by taking on the role.

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