A call from space – a radio- and advertising spot produced by our student interns

Aliens contact a space agency but there are major communication problems… That’s how the radio- and advertising spot produced by our two student interns Nikolas and Michael under the direction of Creative Director Arthur, 3D-Animator Manuel and Sounddesigner Steffen at alugha starts. Here’s a brief report on their work. Of course, we are not going to withhold this cool video from you afterwards 🙂

Video & SEO at its best – a new update brings the boost on Google

When it comes to updates, you haven’t heard from us in quite some time. The reason for that is not that we don’t have anything to report. No, the reason is rather that we will roll out a major update for you very soon. It is so big that it even makes us go all dewy-eyed :).

While we are working with the core team on the big update, every week numerous improvements make it into the live system in our deployment rhythms. In addition to the mobile view of virtually every page of alugha, the performance was also (in some cases significantly) improved. When it comes to languages, we currently also step on the gas: thanks to our newcomer Jonas (we will introduce him in detail), we really caught up on the languages Spanish and French, and a lot of the interface is finally available in those languages. But that is only the beginning because soon EVERYTHING on alugha will be multilingual in German, English, Spanish and French.

MinutePhysics: cool physics and other sweet science

As announced, we present to you today the second producer who we support by making a portion of his educational videos multilingually available: MinutePhysics!

First of all, we have an apposite trailer for you:

The YouTube channel MinutePhysics was founded in 2011 by Henry Reich. Meanwhile, the channel consists of 163 videos, has over 3 million subscribers and nearly 250 million views. As the name already suggests, the videos of MinutePhysics explain physics-related topics easily and understandable in around one minute – true to the motto “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough” (Albert Einstein). The explanations are supported by time-lapsed drawings.

Review: My time as working student at alugha

Exactly half a year ago, I started working as a working student at alugha in the fields of social media and online editorial. Since my job interview with a difference, a lot of things happened. Find out here, what exactly that was. I’ll give you an insight into my time at alugha and I can already say this much: among other things, it’s about catchy songs, flapper girls, rock musicians, football table duels and of course multilingualism 🙂

New: HelpDesk Videos for alugha

You would like to create a producer page on alugha and make your videos multilingual, but you don’t know exactly how the whole thing works? Of course, we’re glad to help 🙂 ! We’ve produced HelpDesk videos for you. You will find them on our homepage in the FAQs later. Two of these “how-to” videos are already completed and we certainly don’t want to keep them from you. Self-evidently, all HelpDesk videos will be available multilingually – at least in two language versions (German and English).

Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens

The legendary space saga continues: the seventh episode of Star Wars will be opening in German theatres on December 17, 2015. Ticket sales have already begun two days ago. Until now, only short teasers were shown but Disney finally released the final full-length trailer. An official film poster was also revealed.

alugha videos and WordPress – Thanks to the A.R. Video Embedder!

Often, it’s the little things in life that give great pleasure. We’ve been running this blog for a long time now and we’ve published a lot of articles. Whenever we had the opportunity, we directly embedded a video to demonstrate the advantages of alugha. It has always worked like this: you went to a video on alugha and then clicked on the share icon in order to get the embed code. It pretty much looked like this: