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    Trans Mongolian Railway | 31hrs from Ulaanbaator to Irkutsk

    February 20, 2020

    – Are you ready ready ready?
    Yes are you going to jump to? – I’m ready when you are.
    – Ok go. One, Two, Three. – [Laughs]
    – That was so out of time! [Music] – We’re going to Russia today!
    – Yes! – We are in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia at the
    moment. We’re jumping on our second leg of the Trans Mongolian and we’re going to
    Russia. We’re going to Irkutsk. Yes! [Music] – Today we’re on the second part of our
    Trans Mongolian journey. We’re traveling from Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia
    to Irkutsk in Russia The journey is going to take about 24 hours
    – Yeah, we’ve got just over one thousand kilometers to travel. – We jumped on about 15:00 so we should be
    arriving around the same time tomorrow. It’s about 16:00 now, we’ve been on
    the train for an hour. We’ve had a little bit of a look around so we
    are ready to show you all around the train. – So let us start by showing you around
    our home for the next 24 hours. Our carriage itself is carriage Number 11.
    There are ten four bed compartments We’re staying in one, so in our little
    berth there are four beds. Two up high, two down low. Down one end of the carriage, I’ll show
    you what we’ve got. We have our lovely hot water dispenser,
    right here. Which is really great if you’re cooking pot noodles or you want to have
    a cup of tea or a coffee. Super handy, if you’re eating in the
    dining car all the time and you want something quick and easy. Here we have our first bathroom. We have
    one here and one at the other end. Here we have a guards compartment.
    Guards waiting room. And that’s all there is down this end of
    the carriage. Today we’re travelling on Train 305. Now
    this train differs just a little bit from the train we travelled on from Beijing
    to Ulaanbaatar on, because this train is a Russian train and not a Chinese train.
    Now already we’ve noticed a couple of differences. We have a Russian attendant.
    Which makes sense given that we’re on a Russian train. This train feels a little
    bit older. For example, there are no plugs in our room. [Sally makes dramatic noises]
    [Sarcastic] How are we going to survive! 24 hours with no plugs! No electricity!
    No, I’m just kidding! In case you did want to charge your devices.
    We do have a plug that’s very inconveiniently located right up here. We also have a bin.
    Here’s the bathroom, that’s very important. Toilet, sink, toilet paper, bin,
    and window! [music] So… it turn out, there’s no restaurant
    car on this train. Not sure why, we tried to go explore
    and got told off by the cabin attendant. She asked us where we were going and she
    said there was no restaurant car on this train! It’s a good thing we bought our own snacks! [music] [groan] It’s 01:30, we’ve just cleared immigration
    and we are so tired! Immigration going from Mongolia into Russia
    Can be a bit of a, bit of a process! Someone collected our passports, a sniffer
    dog came on, our passports were re-checked Immigration official came through
    our bags were searched, the cabin was searched. We were interviewed about where
    we were from and what we were doing. So really a bit of a process. [Screeching window blind] [Glass noises]
    [music] [music] – Welcome to day two of our Trans Mongolian
    journey. – We woke up this morning and we are in Russia, which is so exciting! All in all, it’s been a very different
    from the train we had from China When we got to the Mongolia and Russia border
    One of the guys in our cabin, his friend came onboard with a whole bottle of vodka!
    [murmers and chatter] And these two Mongolian guys with the
    tiniest bit of help from us. I had a swig and Sally had a swig. But these
    two guys powered through this bottle of Vodka. It was the most incredible thing to see.
    A whole bottle of Vodka in 20 minutes! [murmers] This is so much vodka! We were really excited though because we’d
    heard that on this train you’ll probably drink vodka with locals. Tick that item off
    the bucket list. We had definitely banked on having breakfast
    in the restaurant car. We bought snacks for yesterday, we brought dinner for
    yesterday. We were just not not prepared at all. There is a cabin attendant. She does
    have like teas and some chocolates and some biscuits. Not super breakfasty
    food But you know, beggars
    can’t be choosers. We’re still having a great time. We’ll
    definitely be more prepared next time with snacks and water. Yes. Just in case
    there is no restaurant car. [music] So the last time we took a train. We
    took a train from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar and that was in Hard Sleeper. Today we’re in
    Second Class. Which to be honest doesn’t really differ that much. In our opinion at least.
    The main difference is this train doesn’t have a restaurant car. Oh [ Fast train noises]
    Do you hear that, another train is going past. I bet the light’s going all crazy!
    There we go. I’m going to show you guys around our berth today. Over here we have
    our seat. During the day this is a seat but at night when you want to go to sleep
    it does actually fold down into a bed. You just use this leaver
    here and it becomes a bed. And you have lots of pillows and blankets
    as well. So don’t worry it’s a comfy, cosy bed. Under here, luggage storage. Oh oh. It’s harder
    than it looks to put down Ladder, for climbing up to the top bunk.
    Light switch. We also have a button for the TV. Which is up here. But to be honest
    with you guys we haven’t actually turned the TV on. We also have a table. With a
    lovely tablecloth. And the best feature of the whole room is our amazing window. [music] So, unfortunately, the window itself doesn’t
    actually open. I’m assuming that’s for safety reasons. But up the top here. If you can
    reach, if you’re tall. It does actually open. So this what the compartment will look like
    during the day. Now Ed’s going to show you what it will look like in the night time. So like we’ve said before, this is a four-bed
    cabin so up the top here we’ve got two beds they’re the even number beds. We’ve got 8
    and 10. And down below we’ve got 9 and 11. When you fold the seat down, this is what
    you end up with. You’ve got a pretty comfy bed. A really
    good pillow. Better than my pillow at home. We’ve got a duvet and duvet cover.
    It’s comfy. But yeah, I really slept surprisingly well.
    It could be because we were up late after immigration, but ah this morning
    the train stopped twice and one of the passengers left and
    we slept right through it. Which either means, the trains incredibly
    smooth or the beds just incredibly comfy. [music] Guys, I think we’re here. Ahh quick pack! Struggle! Pack faster!
    We’ve got to get everything in the bag! Ahhhh
    Goodbye train! We’ll miss you! We’re the last ones!
    We’re in Russia! How exciting!
    Guys we made it to Irkutsk! Yes! And now there’s an announcement
    being made! This always happens! Always!
    It appears to have stopped! We made it to Irkutsk! We are in Russia!
    This is country number 8 that we have traveled to entirely overland! We’re a
    little bit excited because we’re getting closer to Europe and closer to London!
    I just can’t believe we’re finally in Russia! Russia just seemed so far away!
    And now we’re here! And we’ve traveled so far. It’s just exciting! We’ve got the
    next couple of weeks exploring Russia! Right now we’re in Irkutsk! Then
    we’re going to Lake Baikal, Yeketeringburg Moscow, Saint Petersburg! Ah!
    You’ve never been so excited about anything in your whole life! So when we
    planned this trip, one of the things that Ed really really wanted to do was spend
    a couple of days at Lake Baikal and that is next up on our list! So this is his
    excited face! This is the excited face! This is the most excited you will ever
    ever see him! [laughs] But we have spent the last 27 hours on a
    train so we need to go to our hotel We need to check in. We need to shower and
    I think we need a really good meal. Because after no restaurant car for that
    whole time, we are so hungary! Anyways… thank you so much for watching!
    We really appreciate it. If this is your first time here, this is Sally and I’m Ed.
    And as we just said we’re traveling overland from Sydney to London! Yeah so if you
    haven’t already done so please make sure you subscribe down below, give this video
    a big thumbs up and we’ll see you in the next video! Bye! Subtitles by the community

    These Hungarian Short Track Brothers have high hopes for Pyeongchang | Flag & Family
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    These Hungarian Short Track Brothers have high hopes for Pyeongchang | Flag & Family

    February 13, 2020

    My dad always taught us
    that we have to be really good at what we’re doing, because
    you have to be someone in life. If you’re not doing your
    best at what you’re doing, you’re gonna have a really
    hard life. I’m Shaolin Liu,
    I’m 21 years old, and I’m just a guy
    with big dreams. I’m Shaoang Liu,
    I’m skating for Hungary in short track speed skating
    with my brother. We skate together, we fight
    together, we work together, we live together, so basically, we do everything together. I always say, he’s my
    second relationship. We’re eating together,
    we’re training together, and if we’re going
    to a competition, we’re sharing a room together. Our relationship is pretty
    close. When we were little kids,
    my dad always taught us we have to protect each other, we have to be really
    good brothers, because at the end of the day, you’re only gonna have your
    brother there next to you. In the gym, we start with
    a longer warm-up. We just start jumping
    with the bars, squatting with the bars. So I would say, you have to have really good muscles
    everywhere, because you need great
    co-ordination in this sport. If you look at my upper body, you can see I’m not
    a weightlifter, or doing some upper body sport, we need to have really strong
    legs. I was in Sochi at the
    2014 Olympics. I was racing there,
    I was trying my best, I was you can say a beginner. I was only 18, I think, and
    if someone would ask me how I remember my first race
    or my races at the Olympics, I would say… I can’t. I was under so much pressure
    and stress, I don’t remember any
    of the moments of the Olympics. The best thing about this
    sport is I think that you can feel the speed, you can feel that you are
    racing with different people. You can win, or you can lose.
    I think it’s just amazing. We have two different cultures. The Hungarian one,
    and the Chinese one. When we were getting older, our dad started to
    speak Chinese to us, and our mom just started to
    speak Hungarian with us. When we moved to China
    for a year, it was really hard
    at the beginning. The trainings were very hard. We did in 2007
    what we’re doing now, like a whole day of training. We were little kids,
    we didn’t know how it was gonna be for us, but now, when we’re looking
    back, we know why we were there,
    and that the pain was worth it. When me and my brother trained
    in China in 2007 to 2008, we were training with
    our coach now, Lina, we call her Lena,
    her English name is Lina, and whenever there were
    hard times, she was helping, in life or training, so she’s
    really, really close to us. I speak Chinese with my coach, but sometimes during
    the training I speak English
    so that everyone understands what we’re talking about. But most of the time,
    when we’re together, yes, we speak Chinese. My dad always taught us,
    we have to be studying, and we have to be really
    good at what we’re doing, because you have to
    be someone in life. If you’re not studying,
    or not doing your best, you’re gonna have a really
    hard life. He was always trying
    to motivate us, so I’m trying to work
    as hard as I can. And now I’m trying to
    be there in 2018. We’re doing the qualification
    workouts right now. I think I’m pretty sure
    I’m gonna be there. 2018, Pyeongchang is gonna be
    a really good time for me.

    Gawler Line Rail Revitalisation
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    Gawler Line Rail Revitalisation

    February 4, 2020

    This project involves ah, the renewal of fifty-four track kilometres between
    Mawson Lakes and Gawler Central. We’re currently undertaking works at four stations on the Gawler line. We’re upgrading the Gawler Station;
    we’re upgrading the Elizabeth South Station and we’re building new stations
    at Munno Para and Elizabeth. All stations will incorporte improved lighting CCTV surveillance and realtime passenger information systems. The new platforms will be designed
    to minimize the gap and step between platform and trains to make boarding safer and easier for all. Community engagement and community
    consultation are a very important factor in delivering any of these major
    infrastructure projects. Uhm… this rail corridor goes through
    a fairly heavy residential area, uhm… between Mawson Lakes and uhm… Munno Para and we like
    to keep the community informed. We’ve done that by puting out over
    sixty thousand brochures, as well as regular project updates through ‘New Connections’
    which is a quarterly publication from the department, as well as uh… updates on the department’s website. Basically, we’re right on program at the moment and that’s not withstanding that we’ve
    had a fairly wet start to the uh to the construction phase of the
    program but they’re right on program, due for
    completion in approximately April 2012.
    1300 783 454


    How to Track Scroll Depth in Google Tag Manager

    January 30, 2020

    In this video we’re gonna go over how to install the scrub depth measurement if you don’t know how to install Google tag manager Please look at the prior videos this video is assuming that you’ve done that now Tracking the scroll depth of your website allows you to measure and retarget visitors that viewed certain percentages of your website and the reason why this is important is because You can assume that visitors this scroll through the majority of your website are interested and you can retarget interested visitors Saving you on costs and advertising so if someone Scrolls down Let’s say fifty to seventy-five to a hundred percent of your website the assumption is they were actually interested so when it’s time to Retarget them, which we’ll discuss later You can just retarget those who viewed majority of your website versus those that kind of look through a little portions of it So let’s show you how to do that. We’re gonna go over here to variable and click configure Now we’re going to scroll down to where it says Scrolling and we’re going to click scroll depth threshold Scroll dep units and we’re also going to click. Let’s let it load scroll direction just for good measure Hit tags because we’re gonna create a new tag hit new now we’re going to name it Put a name to scroll depth And now we’re going to hit configure of course universal analytics and then we’re going to Make sure this is events category is scroll or scrolled up. Let’s spell it correctly Action is going to be Scroll DEP threshold and change this to true And we want to do this on all pages we want to measure the scroll depth on all pages And hit trigger add a new one I’m gonna name this I Know I can’t spell this correctly today Can a figure I’m gonna go down again to scroll depth we’re gonna do vertical depth and Here’s what we’re going to put our percentages, and you can put whatever percentage you can put pixels But that’s just too technical even for me But we’re going to put our percentages and for me you can put these whatever you want ten percent five percent whatever I’m just gonna do 25 50 75 and 100 I’m gonna hit save Save again and That’s it so now. We’re going to go over in the next video We’re going to go over how to measure if people have clicked buttons on your website, so that’s coming up next

    Your Power Will Pull Us Through | Rocky Railway VBS | Group Publishing
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    Your Power Will Pull Us Through | Rocky Railway VBS | Group Publishing

    January 11, 2020

    We trust, we trust, we trust in you, Jesus
    You’re all, you’re all, you’re all that we need Your power will pull us through We’re trusting in you!
    We’re trusting in you! You give us hope and life that’s forever
    You make us bold And we stand together
    Your power will pull us through We’re trusting in you!
    We’re trusting in you! We’re off on this journey; there’s no looking
    back With Jesus to lead us, we’re on the right
    track Ohh, ohh
    Wide open spaces for wide open eyes We’re looking ahead for the next big surprise
    Ohh, ohh We trust, we trust, we trust in you, Jesus
    You’re all, you’re all, you’re all that we need Your power will pull us through We’re trusting in you!
    We’re trusting in you! You give us hope and life that’s forever
    You make us bold And we stand together
    Your power will pull us through We’re trusting in you!
    We’re trusting in you! We’re off on this journey; there’s no looking
    back With Jesus to lead us, we’re on the right
    track Ohh, ohh
    Wide open spaces for wide open eyes We’re looking ahead for the next big surprise
    Ohh, ohh We trust, we trust, we trust in you, Jesus
    You’re all, you’re all, you’re all that we need Your power will pull us through We’re trusting in you!
    We’re trusting in you! You give us hope and life that’s forever
    You make us bold And we stand together
    Your power will pull us through We’re trusting in you!
    We’re trusting in you! Your power will pull us through
    We’re trusting in you! We’re trusting in you!
    We’re trusting in you! We’re trusting in you!
    We’re trusting in you!

    Why Public Transportation Sucks in the US
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    Why Public Transportation Sucks in the US

    January 7, 2020

    This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn anything, including how I make these
    videos, for free for two months by going to This is Indiana, and this is Scotland. Both have a similar number of inhabitants,
    a similar size, and a similar population density. But here’s Indiana’s public transportation
    system, and here’s Scotland’s. You want to get to Cupar, a town of 9,000
    30 miles from the capital? That’ll take you 55 minutes on a train that
    leaves every 30 minutes or an hour and 40 minutes on a bus that leaves every 40. You want to get to Anderson, a town of 50,000
    30 miles from Indiana’s capital? Well, you’re out of luck. The only option is the car. Antiquated technology, safety concerns, crumbling
    infrastructure, and nonexistence—it’s not hard to argue that the US public transportation
    network is just not good. Vast swaths of the US have no option but to
    drive because the alternative just is not there. This has consequences on the environment,
    on economic mobility, on where people live, the consequences of America’s lack of solid
    public transportation almost defines American culture. But it wasn’t always like this. The United States once had the best public
    transportation system in the world. It was a the admiration of countries worldwide
    and an essential factor allowing for the successful western expansion of the country. It all started with this—the horsecar. Now, there were urban transportation systems
    before these horse drawn trams came along, but they weren’t cheap and they weren’t
    fast. Roads generally weren’t paved and there
    just wasn’t the economic demand for high frequency service because these carriages
    were rarely faster than walking. But on rails, these horsecars were fast and
    one horse could pull a full load of passengers thanks to the rails. In its heyday, there were over 6,000 miles
    of horsecar lines in the US. In comparison, the combined mileage of every
    tram, subway, light rail, and commuter rail system in the US nowadays is 5,416. In 1880, 50 million people lived in the US. Today, over 320 million. Around the turn of the century, many of those
    horsecar systems were electrified. There were then 11,000 miles of streetcar
    track nationwide. The systems were absolutely everywhere. Even tiny towns like Bangor, Maine and Berlin,
    New Hampshire had streetcars. So what happened? How did the US go from having 11,000 miles
    of streetcar to 200? How did the US go from having solid public
    transportation in towns big and small across the country to how it is today? The decline of the streetcar began just after
    the turn of the century. That was when the automobile came around. By 1920, the car was starting to get to an
    attainable price-point for the everyday individual. That was the real threat for the streetcar—not
    cars, but economical cars. The streetcar received another blow in 1929—the
    great depression. There were fewer people with jobs which meant
    fewer people who needed to commute and fewer people who had the money to pay for transport
    so many lines were just not profitable anymore and closed. But then the streetcar received a stay of
    execution—World War Two. You see, during World War Two, the US had
    the lowest unemployment rate in history—as low as 1.2%. There were tons of factory jobs to support
    the war so practically everyone who wanted a job had a job. That meant there were tons more people now
    going to and from work, and, even better for the streetcar, there were rations going on
    on rubber and gas which diminished the popularity of the car. But something else was going on through all
    of that. Something more sinister. Sometime in the 1920s, automobile technology
    became advanced enough that the bus became cheaper to operate than the streetcar. Streetcars cost very little to power, but
    they do require a lot of infrastructure from overhead lines to track. Buses were more flexible and required almost
    no infrastructure. And the bus had some powerful friends, the
    automobile companies, or more specifically, General Motors. General Motors went and bought dozens of small
    streetcar companies across the nation and turned them into bus companies. They removed hundreds of miles of track across
    the US and supported other companies doing the same, but its not like they didn’t have
    a good reason to do this. These streetcars were not economically advantageous. Buses were faster, cheaper, and at the time,
    they were the modern and fresh transportation method that the public wanted. Nearly every streetcar system nationwide was
    replaced with a bus system. In addition, the streetcar companies were
    almost all commercial so if and when they failed, many local governments set up public,
    subsidized bus companies. So that’s how transportation got bad, but
    why did it stay bad? Well, mostly because of the car. America is the country of the car. It grew up as the car grew up and so its cities
    were built for cars. Think Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles—you can’t
    survive in these cities without a car. Remember, the United States is centered around
    the idea of personal freedom. With a car, you can go anywhere at anytime,
    so politically, cars have historically been associated with the idea of personal freedom. Just like the Republican party votes to have
    strong national defense, allow gun ownership, and preserve small government in order to
    promote personal freedom, they have always worked to promote the usage and ownership
    of cars. This means they often voted in favor of subsidies
    helping the auto industry, most often in the form of indirect subsidies lowering the cost
    of gas. Now, that was fine when cities were small,
    highways were new, gas was cheap, and climate change wasn’t even a concept, but that’s
    not the case anymore. Cities are just of a size where they literally
    cannot support their entire population driving. You can’t fit more road infrastructure in
    many cites, but you can fit more public transportation. Cars were available to the common American
    much earlier than the common European, so the US set road policies early that allowed
    for large, smooth, well-functioning roads. While the US was building its magnificent
    roads, Europe was building their public transportation systems. The high car usage in the US even has to do
    with zoning. You see, European cities tend to have less
    strict zoning laws which allow for businesses and housing to intermingle. The US zones its cities much more strictly. Houses are next to houses and businesses are
    next to businesses which means that the distances between houses and shops in the US is much
    greater. Therefore, Americans have to go further more
    often. The most demonstrative fact is how the two
    places approach parking. In the US, zoning laws specify a minimum number
    of parking spaces per building. In Europe, the laws specify a maximum number
    of parking spaces. The three cities with the three lowest car-ownership
    rates in the US all have something in common. Boston, New York, and DC, are all old, rather
    compact cities with decent public transportation systems. Since they were cities before the car, they’re
    built much more like the European cities that have such good public transportation systems
    today. Simplified, public transportation gets worse
    as you go further west since western cities are newer. But here’s the most important sentence of
    this entire video: access to transportation is the single most important factor in an
    individual’s ability to escape poverty. That is not a subjective claim, that is a
    fact that emerged from a Harvard study. Someone who lives right by a subway stop is
    astronomically more likely to find a high-paying job than someone who doesn’t have a way
    to get around. Individuals in poverty generally live in poor
    neighborhoods with few job opportunities, but with reliable, accessible, and inexpensive
    public transportation these individuals can get all across their city to where the jobs
    are. So, a good way to evaluate the effectiveness
    of a public transportation system is by how well it serves the poor. DC, for example, does a good job of this. The poorest neighborhoods have the greatest
    proportion of their residents within a 10-minute walk of a metro station while the richest
    neighborhoods have the smallest proportion. Hand-in-hand with their move back into the
    cities, millennials are shunning cars. Car ownership among young people is at historic
    lows and the urban youth is relying more and more on public transport. Some cities like, Portland, Kansas City, Detroit,
    and DC are turning back to streetcars. Done right, streetcars can drive huge increases
    in economic development. They’re more of a symbol of modernization
    that entices residents, developers, and businesses to areas. Portland, for example, has had an estimated
    $5 billion in extra economic development thanks to its streetcar. New streetcar systems are being built all
    across the US in cities like Milwaukee and Oklahoma city since they’re finally making
    money again—not from their fares, but from the jobs brought by their existence. People didn’t want them a century ago, but
    streetcars finally make sense again. Public transportation is instrumentally important
    to the success of cities. You can almost be sure that a good city will
    have good public transportation and a bad city will have bad public transportation. Public transportation increases economic mobility,
    decreases carbon footprints, and increases economic development so the only question
    is, why not build more of it? One of the most common requests I receive
    is for a behind-the-scenes video and I’ve finally made one. I’ve partnered up with Skillshare to post
    it on their platform. The course is mainly geared to people who
    already do or want to create their own videos but it should be interesting for anyone. If you’re not interested in that in particular,
    Skillshare has over 16,000 classes about pretty much anything and everything which you can
    watch from anywhere including when you’re offline by using their IOS or Android apps. An annual membership gives you unlimited access
    to their classes for less than $10/month, but the first 500 people to sign up over at can learn whatever they want on Skillshare for free for their first two
    months including my behind-the-scenes course which is also linked in the description.

    How to Track Website Button Clicks with Google Tag Manager
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    How to Track Website Button Clicks with Google Tag Manager

    January 6, 2020

    Now I’m going to show you how to track buttons on your website or button clicks on your Website and the purpose of this it is will help you retarget visitors on your website better by understanding What the visitor is interested in so my website have a series of buttons on the homepage so of course we’re going to continue use My website as an example and I can determine. What people are interested based on what buttons they click so here We have to learn more if someone wants to work with me or my firm And then we have search engine video marketing a variety of other things That I would like to track The starter package for marketing and of course a contact learn more blog that type of thing so for this example We’re going to go over the learn more button the first learn more button on my website, so we’re gonna hit preview We’re gonna head over to the website and I’ma click the learn more button and now I’m going to click variables and See you get all this other good stuff So you want to keep it here because we’re gonna use that for something in a second so right now We’re gonna learn more on my home page button hitting tech configurations universal analytics We’re going to create another event The category you can put what you want here. I’m gonna put learn more the action is a click and the label of course the label on the click is learn more I Can spell it correctly? Nevermind I should trigger And we’re going to create a new one We’re going to name this Trigger configuration And we’re going to scroll down to click, so we’re all elements of clicks is what we’re going to use I’m going to hit some clicks because I’m just doing an event on the first learn more button. We’re going to do equals here and Then click this to click class now. We have to head back over to the website and We’re going to look for in the variables click class over scrolling scrolling scrolling right here Here’s the click class right here, and we’re going to copy What this says? And copy that head back over And now we’re going to paste that here, and we’re going to save it Save it Okay Close out of this make sure I’m saving everything Now I want to see if it’s going to execute correctly So gonna go back to the website. We’re going to reload it and So now it’s going to show me all the things that haven’t been fired yet, you see that right here tags on this page that Have not been fired someone click the button, and now you see that learn more button has been fired All right, so we’re good there and that’s basically it so We’re going to make sure that when I’m gonna get out of preview mode first, and we’re gonna publish it or submit it rather so Let’s click Submit name it and publish it So now in the next video. I’m going to show you how to track the video watching of YouTube videos on your website

    Society Vlog – RailSoc – Railway Society
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    Society Vlog – RailSoc – Railway Society

    December 1, 2019

    The University of Birmingham Rail Society or
    RailSoc for short is a society for anyone interested railways both professional and
    casual. Our events range from presentations and courses with all sorts of railway
    professionals and also we visited depots and heritage railways and also have
    a variety of university socials So we’re here in Northampton today and
    we’re going to be visiting Kings Heath Depot and the National Training Academy
    for Rail, going to have a look around see what they’ve got there see what they do
    and yeah it should be quite interesting We’re RailSoc and we’re about to do a
    walk along the disused Harborne railway just by the uni the other side of the medical campus quite a nice walk it’s through quite pleasant surroundings,
    leafy cuttings and things and it’s something we like to do at RailSoc So we’re now on the site of the Harborne railway. It was first proposed in 1866 by a group of local businessmen the actual
    station itself which opened in November of ’74 after five years of construction
    is quite a lot for a short branch there were problems in raising capital.
    The station itself is down there where the housing estate is now and that was demolished in the seventies So Richard managed to drop all his notes
    on this visit into the canal so it looks like we won’t be doing a repeat or a
    rinse and repeat So we are the UoB RailSoc and we’ve just been to Cross Country Train’s Head Office in the centre of Birmingham
    to see their train planning unit which is all about timetabling trains, where each train starts and finishes where what driver’s going to drive what train so kind of problem solving, generally quite interesting we got certificates and everything it was a sort of professional course I thought it was a fantastic day, we learnt a lot about train planning and what it’s like to work in industry One of the things we are trying to do is do
    things you can’t normally do If you’d like to get involved, take a look at our page on the University website the links to our Facebook group where you can find
    out about the events we’re putting on we hope to see you at one of them soon. Join UoB RailSoc Exactly

    How to mount Rail Accessories a Ruger PC Carbine #320
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    How to mount Rail Accessories a Ruger PC Carbine #320

    November 28, 2019

    [SFX] hello folks this is Yamil Sued for Gun Stock
    Reviews and we’re continuing our series of features on the Ruger PC carbine we
    already swapped the magazine to show you we can use a Glock magazine we have
    swapped the bolt handle from the right to the left let’s talk about this small
    Picatinny rail that is in front here I’ve noticed that it’s very short
    it’s not bad but it’s you cannot put some of the bigger accessories on it so
    we have a Viridian X5L and we’re gonna put it in here because it fits
    perfectly well this Veridian has a green laser and a nice powerful flashlight
    holds only one battery which is great you just put one battery in it it dies
    put another one in it so you don’t have like two or three four batteries or
    anything like that so let’s go ahead and put this Veridian light on it and let’s
    go check it out let’s see how it’s done first things first first thing we’re
    gonna do is we’re gonna make sure that your our carbine is empty and safe so
    we’re gonna visually and digitally check there’s nothing in the chamber no
    magazine in it I just want to make sure that we’re not gonna have any
    unfortunate accidents while we’re doing this installation first things first
    we’re gonna use like I said the Veridian laser X5L light laser combo which is
    nice and compact we’re gonna take our screw out cool thing about it it has
    three positions for your screw could be front center or back so you can actually
    line it up with the Picatinny this is what we’re gonna do we’re gonna slide
    the flashlight in and then we’re gonna find where the Picatinny is Picatinny
    slot is and we’re going to put the you know line it up real well and put the screw in Ok and of course I always tell everybody you got to have a really
    nice screwdriver set I have the Brownells magnet tip set here and I have
    already selected the correct slot for it and of course we’re gonna tighten it
    until it stops when they’re gonna over tighten it we don’t want to break it we
    just want to make it secure ok that’s it so we’re ready to go we have a nice
    flashlight laser combination for home defense or whatever I mean you can have
    this at home for your defense and you have a nice laser pointer and flashlight
    ready to go because you can have a new forearm you can just turn it on and off
    with your thumb or your forefinger and you’re ready to go so thanks for
    watching gunstock reviews stay tuned we’re gonna do a whole lot more videos
    on all the features of this carbine

    How To Track Button Clicks with Google Tag Manager (2019)
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    How To Track Button Clicks with Google Tag Manager (2019)

    November 26, 2019

    Tracking button clicks with Google Tag Manager
    is a very simple and easy process. For this example, we’re going to use
    as our example. We’re going to be tracking the button clicks
    here on the view services button. You can also track other clicks on any other
    elements on the page such as these more info buttons, this learn more button or any of
    these link clicks that you would like to track. For this example though, we’re going to stick
    to tracking just this view services button. First, you’re going to want to jump over here
    to your Google Tag Manager. Google Tag Manager uses a system of tags and
    triggers. When a trigger is identified, the tag will
    fire. The tag can be event tracking a Facebook Pixel,
    any kind of code that you want to fire off. In this case, we’re going to go ahead and
    we’re going to want to set up a trigger to just track when someone clicks on the view
    services button. First thing we need to do is we need to enable
    some built-in variables. We’re going to go over here to variables. We’re going to hit configure and then you’re
    going to scroll down and you’re going to turn on the click element, click classes, click
    ID, click target, click URL, and click text. I’ve already turned these on for this particular
    environment. However, make sure that all six of these are
    checked. Next, we’re going to want to enable a trigger
    that can fire on all clicks. This is going to be so that we can see what
    variables are being presented, which is an easier way than trying to go in and identify
    exactly what that button is. For this, we’re going to go over here to triggers. We’re going to hit new. We’re going to just call this click all clicks. Then we’re going to select click on all elements
    and then we’re going to make sure that we have a trigger fire on all clicks. We will hit save. Now we will go ahead and we will hit preview. Now that we’re in preview mode, we’re going
    to go back over to our website and we’re going to go ahead and refresh the screen. Once you refresh, you will get the quick preview
    coming up. It’s going to show everything going on. Notice over here our different summary items. Because we set a trigger to fire whenever
    we click, you’ll notice that if we click anywhere on the page, so for example when we click
    here, it’s going to register GTM click. If we go ahead and we click over here, it
    registers another click. If we click on anything else on the page,
    it will register these clicks. Now what we’re going to want to do is we’re
    going to want to inspect these in more detail. For example, we’re going to go ahead and select
    one of these clicks and we’re going to hit variables. Instead of here, you’ll notice that we can
    actually see the click classes and we’re going to open this up a little big bigger. You can see the click classes, click elements,
    click texts. We just want to click on data driven, digital
    marketing and design for small businesses. You’ll see all the different clicks are being
    notated and also their click classes are being notated as well. Now that we can see these variables, what
    we’re going to want to then do is we’re going to want to go ahead and filter and figure
    out what we need to filter for our button. To do that, let’s go ahead and go back to
    our page. This is the button we’re going to want to
    click on. Now because this button does open up a new
    page, what we want to do is we want to hold down the control or command key if you’re
    on a Mac, click it, and it will open in a new window. We’re going to ignore what opened in the new
    window and just focus over here on that click that we did. As you notice, we now have new variables to
    look at. We have click classes, click element and so
    forth. Here we can actually see that the click element
    was the website address. The click classes is this string of classes
    there on that button. Click text was view services and the click
    URL was to that new page. Now that we have this information, we can
    go ahead and set up our button click. We’re going to just come back over here to
    Google Tag Manager and then we’re going to go ahead and navigate to our click all clicks,
    and we’re going to rename this to view services CTA button. Then we’re going to come down to where it
    says this trigger fires on, and we’re going to change it to be some of the clicks. Now we have the ability to filter by those
    different variables that you saw, click class, click element, click URL and so forth. In this case, we’re going to do the click
    class. We’re going to do contains. Once we go back over here to grab our code,
    one thing I do want to point out is not every click is the same. For example, we see here that on this one,
    we have this as our string for a class. However, if we were to click it again and
    we will actually click on the text itself or even click on the arrow, one of the things
    that you’ll notice is sometimes this class can change. That’s because different pieces of this button
    have different classes. This is actually when we look inside, you’ll
    see this is a tag to create and this has its own class here. This one here is an actual icon, so it has
    its own class. Then you have the actual button up here and
    you see its class as well. We have different classes coming from the
    click. In this case, what we’re going to want to
    actually do is we’re going to want to switch our tracking over to the link click. Because one of the things you’ll notice is
    on all of these, the link click stays the exact same. What we’re going to do … To show you, let’s
    go back into inspect element. You’ll see us because this is the actual hyperlink,
    so it’s always going to pull this and that’s what we want to track. To change that inside of Google Tag Manager,
    you’re going to come back over here and we’re going to change all elements to be just link
    clicks. Then we’re going to go ahead and still key
    on some clicks. We’re going to come back over here to grab
    our class. Now we’re going to go ahead and copy this
    class and we’re going to bring it back over here, add it in, save. Once we have saved, we’re going to go ahead
    and … It’ll close out automatically. We’re going to create a tag to fire so we
    can test this. We’ll hit new. What we’re going to do is I’m going to just
    select custom HTML for now so that we can test this. We will hook this up to event tracking in
    a little bit. Let’s call this test. We need to hook it up to the trigger we just
    created. We’re going to hit save. We’re going to refresh our preview. Come back over here, refresh our screen. Now when we click on this, we’re going to
    come over and see if the tag fire. The tag did not fire on this click, so what
    we want to do is we want to figure out well, why did this tag not fire. We’re going to come back over here to variables. This looks like the variable that we did put
    in. However, we can go back over the tags and
    we can find our different tags that did not fire on this event such as test. When we open it up, it will show us that the
    event equals a GTM click, so that was correct, but one of the things that did not match was
    the click classes apparently did not contain this information here, so this means that
    we did something wrong there. What we’re going to do is we’re going to take
    a closer look at this and we’re going to figure out why did this not work. One of the things that stands out to me is
    we have a space here in this word. One of the things that I see is it shows it
    here is going down to another line. That line break must have caused an issue
    there. What we’ll do since we’re troubleshooting,
    we’re going to come back over here, we’re going to go back over to our triggers, select
    that trigger, and we’re going to edit this. Here is that space. We’re going to remove that space and see if
    that fixes it. We’ll hit save. Refresh again. Come back over. Refresh our page. We’re going to try again. We’re going to go and click and there we go. It will show this tag was fired. We come over here. We’ll see tags fired on this event. We’ll see that our tag was fired. When you run through, you’ll see all green
    checks down the board, which means now this button is being tracked when it’s clicked. Now that we know that our tag is being fired,
    let’s go ahead and make this tag save an event to Google Analytics. We’re going to come back over here to Google
    Tag Manager. We’re going to go over to our tags, select
    our test tag. Let’s go ahead and call this view services
    button click. We’re going to change this type to be our
    universal analytics and event. Then we’ll go ahead and put on our category,
    our action, and our label. We’re going to select our Google Analytics
    variable and hit save. Now we are tracking our clicks inside of Google
    Analytics as an event. We’re going to go ahead and submit this. Publish it live. Now we’ve published our new trigger and our
    new tag live onto our website, which means we will now be tracking anytime somebody clicks
    on this button. Setting a button tracking is very simple and
    very quick to do. It’s what we went through here. It was actually great that we ran into an
    error because that error allowed us to understand how to troubleshoot and figure out what’s
    going on so that we can go ahead and make sure we are tracking right. The other way you can always look to verify
    as we showed earlier is by doing inspect. When you inspect, you can always come up and
    you’ll see the classes are actually written into the HTML. You’ll see here when this was coming over,
    we had that space in there and there was no space. That was how we were able to troubleshoot
    that. Get that fixed and cleaned up. I hope this video helps. Comment down below if you have any questions
    and we can definitely see if we can help you out with fixing up those issues. All right. Have a great day.