March 2014

Maker Faire Shenzhen: The 12 and a Half Things You Need To Know

The final preparations for the Digital Mission to China taking in Maker Faire Shenzhen are being put into place, all that’s left to do is pack our bags, find someone to feed the cat/dog/chinchilla.

And of course some homework, read through this handy guide of 12 and a half top tips from Tom Whitwell, on what to read to be in the know and what to expect from this sort of faire.

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The Top Ways to Land a Job in Digital Marketing

When it comes to job vacancies, some industries outperform others.

There's a crisis in youth employment, no question, but for some graduates struggling to find work, some simple steps could help.

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Confirmed Companies Joining Us On Digital Mission China

The digital mission to China and the Shenzhen Maker Faire is approaching ever closer, but fear not, there is still time to apply if you’re a maker, creative technologist or entrepreneur and want to come along and partake in our specially tailored week-long programme.  

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Handy Hints To Get Over 100,000 Twitter Followers

What's the secret to Twitter success? If you're not Harry Styles or Coca Cola, you will need help. Step forward, Chris Bolman.

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Thinking Digital Returns 20th-22nd May 2014

Thinking Digital will be at the Sage Gateshead Music Centre from the 20th-22nd May for the 7th year running and looking at the speaker line up, it is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss. 

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Why Freelancer Marketplaces Are Still Going Strong

Chinwag recently questioned the quality and value of freelance marketplaces. I wanted to provide an alternative perspective, having used such marketplaces to both find work and hire staff.

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5 Steps To Email Liberation – Carl Rodrigues

Email is not the problem. How you manage it is what’s important.

Here’s 5 steps to email liberation from productivity coach Carl Rodrigues :

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Dispatches From Social Media Week New York - Part Two

Part two of Angela Everitt's blog on her Digital Mission experience at Social Media Week New York. 

Buzzwords from Buzzfeed

Learnings from Jonah Peretti, CEO and founder of Buzzfeed

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Dispatches From Social Media Week New York - Part One

Angela Everitt from Southerly was one of the delegates who joined us on February's Digital Mission stateside. Below you'll find part one of her two part blog on her findings and experiences. 

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