Archive for the ‘Videos’ Category

Doing amazing things with Microsoft Kinect

Regular readers might remember that we’ve mentioned Microsoft’s impressive new games controller, Kinect, before – and might even recall that we gave one away in last year’s Christmas competition. If you haven’t run into it previously, Kinect differs from other games controllers in that you don’t actually need to hold anything to use it. Using [...]

Wimbledon? Yep, there’s an app for that too

You’ve probably noticed that this is a particularly sport-filled June. Not only is the football in full-swing, but the annual strawberries-and-creamathon that is Wimbledon has opened its doors too. Where there’s a big sporting event, you’ll usually find big technology. And Wimbledon has tech in spades. From Hawk-Eye‘s computerised assistance for close line calls to [...]

How to write great sales copy

Previously, we looked at how to write good copy for the web. In the latest of our videos, I’ve ventured in front of the camera to give you a quick run-down on writing sales copy. That’s right: how to encourage people to buy from your online shop. It’s not all about the hard sell: by [...]

How to create a horizontal navigation bar with CSS

Last week we grabbed the camera, balanced it on a chair (really) and filmed a couple more short videos for our series. If you haven’t caught them before, the idea is to give you an introduction to a subject. In this one, Matt talks about how to build a horizontal navigation bar for your website [...]

Video: What does Google look for in a website?

For the second in our series of videos, we’ve filmed a quick introduction to the basic elements the Google robot spiders when it arrives at a website. Essentially, it explains how search engines find and index your website. Once you’ve watched the video, you can delve deeper with some further reading provided below. Further reading [...]

Video: Writing your web copy

Welcome to the first in a new regular series on our blog… video guides! We’ll try to keep them short and to the point, and more often than not, they’ll be an introduction to a topic providing top level information. The idea is to help get you started and give you some links to find [...]