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The Selfie – An easy tip to improve your social media appearance

The Selfie, that small little occupation, is an ultimate textbook example of how something that didn’t even exist five years ago has suddenly become one of the most obvious parts of our everyday internet lives. On the surface the selfie might seem like a crappy and superficial little narcissistic... More

@michaelguyperry

Win a Platinum Ticket to SES London 2014! #HeartSESLondon

“Hey girl, how’d you like to see my long tail?” With Valentine’s Day only two weeks away, we at Verve thought we’d show you all some love and offer you the opportunity to WIN one of two platinum tickets to SES London 2014 (worth £1,199 each), courtesy of the organisers... More

@SJayatilleke

Google AdWords for Videos – The Way Forward?!

We all talk about them. They makes us laugh. They inspire and teach us. I’m talking about videos here. Videos are a great way to initiate a genuine and natural connection with potential target customers. We share them and keep talking about them long after we’re done watching... More

@MarieFalke

What is a Creative Content Strategist?

At Verve Search, we currently have a host of creative content strategists, and we have all experienced our family and friends asking us what we actually do at work. Our response could be, “I write articles online for clients,” “I’m currently researching this information for an... More

@michaelguyperry

RapGenius: Not So Smart After All

The online start-up RapGenius, a site that allows users to submit their interpretations of song lyrics and other texts such as religious passages, poems and speeches, received a rather unwelcome present from Google on Christmas morning. The search giant had carried out a manual action,... More

@Nina_Koo

No man is an island: Five top tips on project teamwork

 “In union there is strength.” (Aesop) Teamwork is the word When applying for a job and writing your cover the letter you’re sure to include one sentence that explains how well you work in a team. That sentence could go along the lines of (and I cringe as I write this because the... More

@glenmcmurry

The best free alternative to Hitwise and Comscore

Edit: I just re-read this and it comes off as pretty sale-sy for SimilarWeb. I promise I have had no compensation whatsoever from them. In fact, I have never even talked to anyone from SimilarWeb.    The toughest thing about moving from a massive global agency to one the size of Verve... More

@HeiniHuhtinen

Brainstorm guide – 10 tips for planning exceptional editorial content

Are you running out of fresh new ideas for your company blog? Does it seem like the content you create keeps repeating the same patterns over and over again? Or worse, do you simply feel you’ve squeezed all the creativity out of your poor brain? Well, you’re not alone. Everyone working in the... More

@lisadmyers

Challenge: #SantaFactor best score by end of week wins a Kindle Fire

The Verve Search team challenges YOU to get the best #SantaFactor score by the end of the week, that's Friday 13th December (lucky for some) and YOU can WIN a Kindle Fire! Verve Search created this game for Expedia this Christmas. It's an old-school 90s type game, with the seemingly easy premise... More

@MattELindley

Damn Son, Update Your Off-Page SEO for 2014

Guest blogging can be a great way to obtain links, but the strategy has been so over-used in the last few years that most site owners are just saying no. The average webmaster is spammed with dozens of generic outreach emails every week, so it's no surprise that our requests are met with anger or... More