YouTube vs Vimeo Part 2: Where to Upload Visual Content Online

 

OK, so you’ve watched Tony Hawk pull off a 900 and now your the new cool kid who just knows he can do one too – and maybe even a 1080. The resolve is there to start vlogging but choosing between YouTube vs Vimeo can be a videographers first fork in the road.

Both have their advantages, both their drawbacks, and yes: (as detailed in part 1) each have different audiences. Given there are so many factors that  make a vlog a success if a start is stalled its just like a tall ship in flat seas: the will may be there but you’ll never feel the wind at your back. So, picking the right platform to kick off your online voyage is essential.

Here’s how to begin…… Click to continue reading

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YouTube vs Vimeo (Part 1): Where to Watch Great Content Online



Marching to Two Very Different Drums

You walk into a party. Your buddy YouTube is bounding around the room in conversation with everyone‚ is clearly popular‚ and promises an interaction that is easy and drama-free. Meanwhile a little off to the side is your pal Vimeo. He’s a bit quieter but still cool – and while your not sure his whole ‘wearing a hat indoors’ thing works – his epic mustache affirms this is a guy guaranteed to have some stories.

Straw Hat

‘It’s a great hat buddy but not ‘wear indoors’ great’

Where to go and get involved first is a tough decision – YouTube will likely find a way to get you involved in the party – but as it does you just know Vimeo is up to something really cool. Let’s look more now at each site.… Click to continue reading

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I Really Want to Restore a Classic Car but How do I Actually Do It? Part 2: In-Depth

 

So, its now clear a car restoration is in your future, and you’ve a good understanding of what it involves at the start. Now, you’ve got to get into the day by day work and planning; and this too involves ‘need know’ information.

Dependent on whether you’ve found a well-known car you wish to restore (or a rare one that leaves you unique) shall influence much of your action. If you’re set to restore a Mustang or Chevy you will never struggle to find someone to buy a drink and bend their ear for 10 minutes when you need some insight.

By contrast, if you are set to restore a little model from a little car manufacturer (and maybe not in business anymore) then you may be doing this more by yourself. Notwithstanding this though, whatever you’re restoring a number of guidelines can help serve to get you through the restoration process, and eventually back upon the road sooner.… Click to continue reading

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I Really Want to Restore a Classic Car but How do I Actually Do It? Part 1: Overview

You know the moment. It is when the sensible and logical gives way to the wild and risky. There you are, at a dealership, at a car yard – maybe even at a private sale – and just when you are about to shake hands and agree to a deal on that car you were till then content with – you see it.

It’s may not be in your direct line of sight – it’s perhaps even under a cover – but on a subconscious level you know it’s something special. Just like how a crowd at an art gallery or concert moves towards the main attraction, you get closer and realise this is really where you need to be.

Ford Mustang

‘Look, he’s just sitting there all alone – it’d be RUDE to not go and say hello!’
Image: mustangdepot.com

The problem is its rusty. It has 3 wheels. It is in need of some big repairs – and when you ask the current owner if they could turn the key in the ignition to start the engine up – they just laugh. You look back over at the car you were just about to buy and realise that really would’ve Click to continue reading

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Every Creative needs a Gallery: Where to Host your HTML CSS and JavaScript Work

 

At this stage it can be said: you’re doing more than a little well. Building a skill set in front-end development and its languages of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, is a worthwhile pursuit but one with a big learning curve too.

Now though, you’ve got the basics of coding down, your practicing in private, and you code with confidence. Yet, like a rapper set to launch his first EP, you may have the goods ready to go but choosing where to showcase them is a big, big, decision.

This is because just the same as understanding coding is a different prospect from actively building or fixing something online.

Just as actively working in the field is nothing to be afraid of (its just different, like a practice game versus a real match), so too it is hard to know where to start when you’ve got a portfolio ready to show given the many hosting options online. If this sounds like you may the following serve as three options for your first launch going forward.… Click to continue reading

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Domino’s Rise as Eagle Boys Fall: An End to Australia’s Independent Pizza Shop?

Disclaimer: This article is informative in purpose and does not constitute financial advice.  The author urges you to obtain professional advice before pursuing any financial investment.

 

‘The Lucky Country’ is not just a saying

As a nation, Australia is something of a fascinating fishbowl when it comes to the study of economic policy. The stunning fact that belies so much about the Great Southern Land is with around just 25 million people its total population is smaller than single US states like California or Texas, and though many fellow Asian nations – like Indonesia, South Korea and Japan – are smaller in land size, they hold a greater population.

Notwithstanding this though, both the Australian nation as a whole and its citizens personally have long enjoyed a high standard of living and high level of personal wealth AKA the ‘Middle Class Success Story’.

Australia has at times achieved remarkable feats in the global economy – such as having the GFC by and large bypass out shores as it wreaked havoc on other world economies – while also oftentimes leaving Australia consumers subject to questionable charges that may not fly elsewhere; such as Adobe’s long held double cost for Australia Click to continue reading

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Where to Start when Starting in Photography: 3 Cameras to Use

You’ve been bitten by the photography bug. Sure, just like anyone else you’ve got a camera on your phone, and have been known to snap a good selfie or two. But now; it something more.

You find yourself taking longer to get the right shot at a party, stopping midway through your day to snap a pretty vista – and you are making no friends by critiquing the lighting and framing of pics on your Facebook wall – it is now time to get serious about your photography love.

Yet, when you decide to make a start in the field it can quickly leave you uncertain. You know you want to snap pictures around where you live (and maybe around the globe in one of the world’s great citiesbut all the options on offer leaves you feeling overwhelmed. If this sounds like you may the following be as a useful guide for making a start in photography.Click to continue reading

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