#SkimlinksToMakers Competition Winner: Charlotte Kelly


Back in February, we organised the #SkimlinksToMakers competition to give an aspiring programmer the chance to win a scholarship for one of Makers Academy’s amazing 12 week coding courses. The winner, Charlotte Kelly, was announced by Makers Academy in April, and we thought we’d catch up with her to see how things were going.

Skimlinks LIVE: BlogHer ’14, Silicon Valley 24-26 July

Meet us at BlogHer ‘14

I'm Going to BlogHer '14!

It’s a glorious day here in London (or at least it was when I started writing this post), and we’re wrapping up the final preparations before we head to sunny San Jose, California for BlogHer’ 14.

UK Digital Retailers Now Tweet Back and What To Do If Your Content Isn’t Getting Found… It’s Skimming the News!

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! This week in news, most UK digital retailers now tweet back, the web is not dead, parallels between digital advertising and online dating, and research confirms native apps are ahead of html5. In tips, 4 steps to monetize your blog with Affiliate Marketing, unique ways to promote your app, 10 bold statements for increasing the click-factor, and what to do if your content isn’t getting found… It’s Skimming the News!

Affiliate Marketing Record Highs and Building Trust with Content Marketing… It’s Skimming the News!

Happy Friday, everyone! This week in news, Native Advertising needs to embrace the narrative, Affiliate Marketing reached record highs in 2013, social media and how it will impact our future, and how personalized emails are seeing payoffs. In tips, build trust in 5 steps with content marketing, 45 tips for Facebook advertising, tips for getting your mobile app promoted in the Windows store, and the do’s and don’t’s of referencing pop culture… It’s Skimming the News!

Skimlinks Drove Over $500 Million in E-commerce Sales in 2013, The Different Types of Native Ads and Tips for Content Writing… It’s Skimming the news!

It’s another happy Friday, everyone! In news, Skimlinks sees over $500 Million in e-commerce sales in 2013, different types of native ads, mobile sales on Boxing Day eclipse Cyber Monday, and native and automated ads can compliment each other. This week in tips, 7 content marketing mistakes to avoid, 5 ways to improve your mobile app, 5 effective ways to promote your content, and 6 tactics to initiate a conversation on social media…It’s Skimming the News!