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We work on a lot of digital projects - many for our clients and some for ourselves. We regularly face new challenges and changes in technology that, once surmounted, pave the path to new creations, solutions, and deeper understanding. Our blog is our outlet for sharing some of that knowledge. Fuelled by curiosity, a desire to understand and – where possible – answer some of the problems we and our clients face.

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Tips for uploading videos to YouTube

So you’ve just finished creating your snazzy new video content and want to get it online. With 1.3 billion users, YouTube is the second largest search engine so it’s a great choice for hosting your video. 

Not only can video...

8 creative ways you can use talking head videos on your website.

8 creative ways you can use talking head videos on your website.

In this post I will be sharing 8 of the most popular applications talking head videos can be used for. You probably have the perfect opportunity to use a video in this style and don’t know it yet.

Brand frameworks: Creating and managing a coherent brand strategy

Here at Liquid Light we build websites. But this is a very simplistic summary of the services we offer to our clients, and in today's competitive landscape to build a successful website that differentiates from competitors and...

Schema - what is it and how do I use it?

Schema markup is a method of adding extra tags to your website in order to help machines, such as Google, understand the data. It can help identity key bits of information such as your address or reviews of your services. This enables users find you or trust you quicker. This blog post explains more about Schema and how you can use it.

My site is down, help!

In this quick-post we’re going back-to-basics, covering things you should check if your website is down and a summary of the administrative checks that need to be in place for website to stay online.

CMS Showdown: TYPO3 v WordPress - Which is the best?

CMS Showdown: TYPO3 v WordPress - Which is the best?

For most websites a Content Management System (CMS) is an essential tool that can help you create and manage your website more easily. There are of course many CMS’s - with strange names, and very different features - but which is the best?

A beginner’s guide to Twitter

From hashtags to emojis, RTs to followers...Twitter can seem like a whole new world with it’s own language. So where to begin? In this guide we are going to talk through the basics of Twitter to get you started and help you understand best practice.

The pros and cons of having a retainer contract with your digital agency (and how to avoid the cons)

Whilst it isn’t recommended that you redesign your website too frequently, work on a site doesn’t stop after launch. There’s content to keep up-to-date, landing pages and calls-to-action you may wish to add, and, now and then, a redesign of the home page or site architecture may be needed. In order to make these assessments on an ongoing basis, you’re going to need agency services every month.

What does Google look for in my article: Headlines & Titles

This is the first post in a series which will be looking at exactly what Google looks for in your article and focusing on how you can utilise these things to include your keywords and engage your readers.

How to reset your TYPO3 password

With so many passwords to remember for various online accounts, it’s not surprising that occasionally we forget them, but fear not, as the TYPO3 content management system has a quick and simple process for resetting your password.

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