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Jowst acquired by Xfire

Bath startup Jowst has announced this week that it has been acquired by US based Xfire. Jowst is a community platform that aims to centralise a players gaming experience. For both casual and competitive gamers it aims to offer a comprehensive and unique reward and results system to show each player’s achievements and losses through […]

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Company profile: The Agency

After a fantastic festival this year we are extremely grateful to our gold sponsors, The Agency, who not only supported as a gold sponsor in the SPARKies but also as the sole sponsor of the Family Weekend in Queen’s Square. The Agency is a Bath based advertising and communications business, servicing global brands in international […]

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Storming WordPress

  The Storming WordPress event took place in the Innovation Centre and was a complete sellout! David Kelly, the festival director introduced the event and spoke about WordPress in general, its positives and negatives and why it’s so useful for a number of different reasons. He also said that ‘48% of the top 100 blogs […]

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Techie Brekkie: Education and Tech

On a bright but blistery morning on Monday 18thof March, a group of digital and tech entrepreneurs’ as well as local educators, met to network and discuss ideas at the Techie Brekkie: Education and Tech event. The event was held at Jika Jika in Bath at 8:15AM and saw over 30 people in attendance, all ready to showcase […]

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School Magazine Project

Led by Caroline Harris, Gavin Wilshen and Katharine Reeve the School Magazine Project saw four local schools send teams of pupils interested in setting up school magazines. The morning started with introductions and then Katharine spoke to the class about their brand identity, how the branding should look in a magazine and discussed the relationship […]

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Illuminate Bath: Digitrope

Illuminate Bath, one of the first events of Bath Digital Festival displayed Bath Spa University’s very own Anthony Head’s creation of the Digitrope. With a short clip, no more than five seconds long, the reel-like positioning of the display, allows the user to envisage something innovative and unique. In this modern world with the ever increasing ability of smartphones […]

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Mike Johnston’s 5 Top App Recommendations for Photography

Top 5 Photography Tips from Mike: 1. Try and simplify your subject 2. Think about your background 3. Expose the subject, not the scene 4. There is a difference between a ‘snap’ and a ‘photograph’ 5. Have meaning behind the photograph Top Photography Apps from Mike: 1. Snapseed – very good for editing and can […]

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Katherine Reeve’s Top 5 Tips for Using the Hashtag

1. Hashtagging can be used seriously or more humorously for example: #yummy is just something that can be put on the end of a tweet for a bit of humour #Bathdigifest is a serious hashtag that will be used to categorise a number of tweets and may even increase followers and views   2. Always […]

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