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Interview with Thibaut Loubere, Community Manager, Val Thorens

Interview with Thibaut Loubere, Community Manager, Val Thorens

With 230,000 fans on Facebook, 20000 followers on Instagram and 15000 on Twitter Val Thorens is one of the most engaged ski resorts in the world. So during our recent visit to Val Thorens, Skipedia took the opportunity to catch up with Thibaut Loubere, Community Manager for the resort.   Q: This is your first...
Why 7 seconds for a video is long enough...

Why 7 seconds for a video is long enough…

We often get asked how long a video should be… Think about your own tolerance levels There is no simple answer, but think about your own use of the internet: a video longer than 2 minutes normally has to be pretty damn good for you to give up your valuable time and watch all of...
France Montagnes video goes viral

France Montagnes video goes viral

If you’ve been scrolling through Facebook in the last couple of days, you’ll probably have seen this great video from France Montagnes – currently going viral across the Internet. Overheard in Ski Resorts ‘Overheard in French Ski Resorts’ plays on the well-trodden meme previous seen in ‘Shit Snowboarders Say’ etc but crucially manages to be...
How Adidas & Alistair Brownlee made '25% off' look like a bad deal...

How Adidas & Alistair Brownlee made ‘25% off’ look like a bad deal…

We all love a deal, but there’s few things worse than a ‘special deal’ that isn’t a deal at all. When I saw this Tweet from Olympic-winning triathlete Alistair Brownlee, I was excited – ‘Hey, I’m a friend of Alistair Brownlee and that’s earned me 25% off Adidas gear’. It’s great marketing by delivering a real...
What were the Top 10 Posts on Skipedia in 2014?

What were the Top 10 Posts on Skipedia in 2014?

During 2014, we published 60 posts on Skipedia, covering brands as diverse as Lidl and HSBC, destinations from Flaine to Denmark and tour operators from Crystal to AliKats. But which were our most read blog posts?  Here’s our top ten – in reverse order – from 2014: 10. Mountain Base hit a PR goldmine We reported...
23 Takeaways from Searchmetrics SEO Ranking Factors report

23 Takeaways from Searchmetrics SEO Ranking Factors report

Searchmetrics recently released their annual SEO Ranking Factors & Rank Correlations white paper.   You can download the entire document here, but if you’re pressed for time here, here’s 23 takeaways to get you thinking… Content High quality, relevant content is increasingly the focus of search Content is no longer an addition to, but is the...