Tag Archives: blogging

You can’t pay your taxes with free lipstick samples

Posted on 01. Jun, 2012 by .

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I stole the title of this blog post from Kevin. Kevin works in a department in LBi bigmouthmedia that is entirely dedicated  to working with bloggers. Hopefully the concept does not sound strange; outreach experts are increasingly common in adland. Agencies have a number of reasons for getting in touch with bloggers. The outreach might [...]

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Blogger events: What’s the deal?

Posted on 03. May, 2012 by .

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  Blogger events have definitely become one of the latest big things in digital, and that might be a bit of a head-scratcher to some parts of the SEO world. After all, if you factor in the cost of the venue, the drinks and canapés, the giftbags, the creative effort, the sheer amount of time [...]

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A little search competition could go a long way toward quality content

Posted on 23. Apr, 2012 by .

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OK, first – I have something to admit: I may be in love with Jolie O’Dell. Readers may not know who she is, but I’ll source her journalism later – journalism that has appeared in Mashable and, most recently, Venture Beat. When I started working at LBi bigmouthmedia, I began following her news stories because [...]

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Blogging: Bridging the Digital Skills Gap?

Posted on 02. Apr, 2012 by .

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The digital skills gap has dominated the agendas of both government and big business in the UK in 2012. Can blogging help to address our education system’s shortcomings?

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Blogging for Google Fresh …

Posted on 30. Nov, 2011 by .

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Forget Panda. Google’s latest algo overhaul – Google Fresh – means that well written, well-timed and regularly updated blogs and news services are more valuable than ever before. If you’re not blogging already, read on for 4 ways to get fresh with blogging and more about Caffeine, Fresh and how search is shifting.

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A play on words – WordAds or AdSense

Posted on 29. Nov, 2011 by .

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WordPress announced today that it is to offer their own version of Google AdSense which looks to help WordPress users monetize their blogs. The new programme, named WordAds, was released today on the WordPress.com blog. Users are being invited to apply for the programme from today. Successful applicants will be judged on a set of [...]

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Read all about it! Content’s key for SEO rankings …

Posted on 21. Oct, 2011 by .

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It’s official. Blogs, news and web copy are driving SEO results – especially as more major search engines get content-savvy and user-experience orientated. Read on and find out how and why blogs, news and web copy are really ramping-up rankings.

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SEOitus 1. An abnormal obsession or fixation with search engine optimisation 2. Compulsive preoccupation with anything related to search. Related terms: SEO narcissism

Do you have SEOitus?

Posted on 10. Oct, 2011 by .

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The other day I rang my colleague Andrew about some settings on our blog. I had been checking if one of my posts that day had been indexed yet by Google. I was surprised that it hadn’t been yet and started looking at some other posts that day as well as earlier ones. This was [...]

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Two portraits of a decidedly different media

Posted on 07. Oct, 2011 by .

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When writing the news – whether it’s fast-paced, breaking hard news or updates from within a client’s industry – it’s important to take care and ensure accuracy above all things, and a good set of ethics should be front-and-centre when handling sensitive topics. This week, the cross-section of how a topic can be covered was [...]

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Social Media Week Winner

Posted on 07. Oct, 2011 by .

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Congratulations to Emily Underwood Our ‘What’s Next… in Blogging’ Competition Winner Emily has won herself a fabulous bottle of champagne after liking our Facebook page and entering our competition during Social Media Week. Keep an eye on the bigmouthmedia Facebook page for future competitions and check out our events page for upcoming events.    

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