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How to film a vlog

A vlog may seem simple to create at first, but there can be a lot of unforeseeable hurdles during production.

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Optimising images for the web

When you open any web page, your device downloads all assets that populate that page. Images on web pages are also downloaded and cached to your browser’s memory. Depending on the speed of your download connection,…

The importance of email signatures

Over the last few weeks I’ve spotted a new trend at the University. Namely, the fashion for excluding email signatures from emails. Now, I’m not talking about people I know well and who email me all the time. Nor am I…

What is Google Data Studio?

Over the next few weeks I will be updating my existing training session: Google Analytics: creating a dashboard. Recently, Google updated Google Analytics and this update saw the removal of the humble ‘add to…

Web writing basics: frontloading

Frontloading is a writing technique in which the most important, “big-picture” information is provided first, followed by additional details. This post covers how to successfully frontload content to make it easier for…

How to use Track Changes in Word

Track Changes is a tool in Microsoft Word which allows you to show any markups, changes or comments made to a document. In this post, I’ll teach you how to use Track Changes to edit Word documents, and how to accept or…

Testing your website with Google Optimize

A few weeks ago an email from Google popped into my inbox, imploring me to accept an invite to try out Google Optimize. Sadly, as of this writing, Optimize has not yet been released, so I can’t provide a hands-on…

Spotify and the cloud

We all love to listen to music, whether that be at work or at home. And for most people, Spotify is their go-to app for music streaming. Today, I would like to share with you a helpful tip so you can get the most out…