This Friday (16 February) marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year for 2018. Also known as the Spring Festival, Chinese New Year celebrations last up to two weeks and are celebrated on a different day each year, but usually sometime between 21st January and 20th February – based on the lunar calendar signalling a…

Roll back to last month, when we were talking about what the Facebook News Feed changes mean for content publishers. There isn’t anything more frustrating than having the carpet swept from underneath your feet, unless you are Aladdin, of course. And this is exactly what our readers have been telling us. Every time Facebook changes…

Google Analytics is an essential bit of kit if you are serious about blogging. Google Analytics has come along way in recent years, it’s no longer just about how many visitors that you’ve had to your blog (of course it still does this), but it’s about much more than that. Using Google Analytics, you can…

For those of you who blog or work in media, there is probably no doubt in your minds that video is going to be absolutely HUGE in 2018, especially live video. But don’t just take our word for it either. In a recent survey, 80% of people indicated they would rather watch a live video…

In this vlog, we look at the various microphones on the market, when and what situations to use them in, and all the cables you need to get them working with your smartphone. Vlogging on your smartphone is incredibly popular. It’s less bulky to carry around your smartphone than even the smallest of dslrs, allowing…

Guest blog post submitted by Jayne Kendall from Our Home Online. The way people read blog posts and articles varies, from scrolling on their mobiles whilst on the bus or grabbing a few minutes while they eat lunch. It’s also likely some of them will be pressed for time, scrolling through the post quickly and…

With the 2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix just around the corner, we’ve created our own winning tips for building a blog like a Speedway champ. As you know, we are very excited to have recently launched our Speedway blogging campaign (now closed), so we couldn’t help ourselves in writing a Speedway themed post.…