Bored!! Going Live While Charging an EV [with Partha Srinivasan]

Things got a bit silly when I went InstaLive yesterday

After recording the drive section of my review of the all-electric Peugeot E-208, I had obviously depleted the mileage range. I decided to give it a full charge. That meant sitting in the Morrison’s car park at a Genie Point charger for an hour. So I went live online. And ended up with a guest – my good buddy Partha in India.

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Shooting for TV

Scorching heat, grueling hours and one fatality. What it takes to film for TV

TV may not have quite the cache it used to, but everyone would still like to be on the small screen if they could. But unlike say, YouTube videos, which can be knocked out on your phone and uploaded minutes later – a bit like my behind-the-scenes VLOG from yesterday below – filming for TV takes a ridiculous amount of effort and work.

Click through to watch my behind-the-scenes video.

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I’m into IGTV – are you?

Who’s on IGTV?

I’ve started VLOGing on IGTV. I don’t know if this latest offering from Instagram is going to be successful, take-up seems slow, but this form seems a suitable platform for putting up occasional video diaries.

Let me know what you think. Meantime click through to view the rest of my IGTV VLOGs so far, which I’ve reposted onto YouTube. And don’t forget to follow me on Instagram – see the feed on the right of this page, or find me there @shahzadsheikh (Brown Car Guy).

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Micro Influencers: A modern-day David & Goliath story

As the phenomenon of the online ‘Influencer’ continues to develop, a new aspect has emerged – the greater impact, effectiveness and ROI power of the Micro-Influencer.

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Everything you think you know about Influencers is wrong. Forget the ones with the hundreds of thousands or even millions of followers, and focus on those with a fraction of the following – the latest data proves it. Here’s why.

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