Brigitte Bardot was 18 years old when these pictures were taken in 1952. She had excelled in dance as a child and won a place at the Conservatoire de Paris, where she was trained in classical French ballet. Her classmates christened her “Bichette,” or “Little Doe.” Her modeling career began in 1947. By 1952 she had already graced the cover of ELLE magazine. That year was pivotal for Bardot. It saw her cinema acting debut as well as her wedding to director Roger Vadim, whom she met while babysitting. She would later divorce Vadim and marry again three times. Read more…More about Entertainment, Celebrities, Features, History, and Modeling
November was a big month for various social networks. Some interface changes were made; apps were launched; lawsuits were initiated; and partnerships culminated. Here are some of the major social media changes announced this month: Twitter There was a major change announced on the Twitter front: a plan to overhaul the experience. Twitter’s timeline of real-time updates may instead by replaced by an algorithmically-controlled timeline that’s more akin to Facebook’s News Feed. Learn more: Twitter Plans To Introduce A Timeline That Resembles Facebook’s News Feed In other Twitter news, the entire index of public tweets since 2006 is searchable. Twitter’s […]The post This Month in Social Media: 10 Social Media Updates From November 2014 by @thebigdebowski appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Ray Rice is now free to play again in the NFL after an arbitrator on Friday threw out indefinite suspension for punching his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator. The NFL said Rice, a free agent, is “eligible to play upon signing a new contract.” Whether any team will consider signing him is another matter. Former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones said Commissioner Roger Goodell’s decision in September to change Rice’s original suspension from two games to indefinite was “arbitrary” and an “abuse of discretion.” Jones was deciding whether the NFL overstepped its authority in modifying Rice’s two-game suspension after video of the Baltimore Ravens running back punching Janay became public. Read more…More about Nfl, Entertainment, Sports, Domestic Violence, and Ray Rice
A big thanks to our Pubcon 2014 sponsor, LinkResearchTools, your off-page SEO toolkit. Link Detox: Recover – Protect – Build. At Pubcon 2014 in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Jordan Kasteler of Red Door Interactive about content marketing. What’s really important right now in the world of content marketing, and what should people be focused on going forward? These are some of the questions I get his unique insight on the video below: Content Marketing Today: An Interview With Jordan Kasteler Here are some key takeaways from the video: Content marketing has been […]The post The One Big Mistake Businesses Make With Content Marketing: An Interview With Jordan Kasteler by @brentcsutoras appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
In this podcast recorded at Pubcon Las Vegas 2014, I had the chance to sit down with Ashley Ward. She digs into what it takes to take over and manage a new social media account. In this episode of Marketing Nerds, we cover: What things you should take advantage of to boost social media engagement online. Facebook ads as well as other ads that can help businesses, and how to use them. Dig into tactics: what works in the social media world. Help your client define their market. Who they want to engage with online as well as what message […]The post New #MarketingNerds Podcast: Taking Over a Social Media Account with Ashley Ward by @murraynewlands appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
As writers and content marketers, we are expected to be a veritable fountain of unending creativity. Every second we are awake we are supposed to be pumping out ideas like they are going out of style. And we might wish that to be true, but fact of the matter is we tend to get more tapped out than anyone. Writer’s block can hit whether you are a creative writer, or a technical one. Trying to come up with topics for a blog, as an example, can be really difficult. After all, you constantly have to come up with new ideas, or […]The post How to Find Niche Questions That Can Inspire Your Writing by @seosmarty appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Cord cutters, rejoice! The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Thanksgiving Day marathon does not require a cable-television subscription. The marathon, which started Thursday at 12 p.m. ET, includes live streaming of six episodes of the TV show. The cult hit B-movie comedy series ran on various networks from 1988 to 1999. See also: Stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 Reunite for New Series So if you’re done stuffing your face, and Thanksgiving football is not your thing, take a seat and enjoy some hearty laughs. Pranksters give away cash to honest strangers for Thanksgiving Daredevil climbs a decrepit 919-foot chimney without any equipment Here’s how Taylor Swift and Lorde became BFFs Two men amuse commuters with a lively imaginary ping pong match Read more… More about Thanksgiving, Entertainment, Film, Tv, and Mst3k
A big thanks to our Pubcon 2014 sponsor, LinkResearchTools, your off-page SEO toolkit. Link Detox: Recover – Protect – Build. At Pubcon 2014 in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to catch up with three experts on marketing agencies: James Loomstein of Digital Space Consulting, Adam Proehl of NordicClick, and Joelle Blaikie of Chatter Block. These experts provide a rare look inside the world of marketing agencies. What tactics are they focusing on right now? What can an aspiring marketing professional do to prepare themselves for working at an agency? Those are just some of the questions I get their […]The post Inside The World Of Marketing Agencies: Interviews With Three Experts by @johnrampton appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
A rich snippet, also known as a structured snippet, is the extra text that can be found underneath search results used to provide additional information to users about a link and the content provided therein. For instance, were you to search for a popular film of your choice, you would probably find among the top results IMDB (the Internet Movie Database); and the result would likely show alongside the star rating and possibly the number of votes contributing to said score. Likewise, you will probably see a few results showing sites where you can buy the DVD, in which case the snippets […]The post SEO 101: The Importance of Adding Structured Snippets by @getlinkspro appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
TORONTO — Former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi was arrested Wednesday on sexual assault charges. Ghomeshi, 47, was charged with four counts of sexual assault and overcoming resistance (choking), the Toronto Police Service said in a release. He surrendered on Wednesday, police said See also: At least 8 women now accuse former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi of sexual abuse Toronto police began investigating allegations of sexual assault against Ghomeshi on Oct. 31, after three women filed complaints At least nine women have accused Ghomeshi of sexually abusive behaviorThe Toronto Star first reported the allegations, which include nonconsensual hitting and choking, as well as workplace sexual harassment, last month. The alleged abuses reportedly spanned 12 years. Read more…More about Canada, Media, Us World, World, and Jian Ghomeshi