Space: Open for Business

The New Space Age is being created by companies like yours. A free event to guide you through the mass of data coming online from new space missions and how to access it at low, or even no cost. You will even learn how you could build and launch your own micro-satellite!

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Date: 18 June 2014
Location: The Fox, UK

Like it or Loathe it?


Facebook has relaxed the rules on page based competitions. We're all familiar with the ubiquitous "press like to win" and, for now at least, it's a legal and encouraged mechanism for building your fanbase. So what has changed?

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Win One of Five Tickets to BCC International Trade Conference (17 Oct)

WIN: Tickets to BCC Conference

This year's British Chambers of Commerce International Trade Conference, "Exporting is Good for Britain: Driving International Growth", will bring together high growth exporters, SMEs, business leaders and leading policy makers, and we're giving away 5 pairs of tickets to the event (worth £100 each).

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Win a Ticket to Search Marketing Expo (15-16 May '13)


SMX London (15-16 May) is the only search marketing conference designed exclusively for experienced internet marketers.

SMX is a 2 day event where the sessions are fast-paced, Q&A-packed, frequently controversial, always informative.

We have one ticket up for grabs for one of you lucky chinwaggers, the two day full conference pass is worth £890+VAT.

The competition closes May 5. Enter here.

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Win a Ticket to Big Data Week London – Putting Data to Work 25th April 2013

Big Data Week

Putting Data to Work is a day long conference bringing some of smartest people from across the Big Data domain to Imperial College London and Big Data Week are offering 2 lucky Chinwag readers a chance to win a free ticket to the April 25th event.

The competition closes on April 22nd, so act quick! See below for entry details.

Big Data Week have also given us a discount code for Chinwag readers of 10% off.

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Compers killed the Competition


Budding brands and those with gazillions of fans alike have one thing in common - a hunger to give things away.

When you're looking at a report suggesting that the start-up cost of client acquisition through AdWords or traditional marketing is nearly always higher than the initial purchase price of your product, it's extremely tempting to brainstorm your way down to the lowest form of marketing...the give-away. Let me argue that we must not and should not go there.

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Simon Says: I love Twitter...and it's many competitions


They say in life you get one love. The “one” that you share your thoughts and feelings, your ups and downs and everything in between. For me, this is Twitter. Don’t sigh at me just yet, I’ve got a girlfriend – although she doesn’t Follow me.

People who know me even a tiny bit know I love Twitter much more than Facebook, I actually stopped using my personal Facebook completely 9 days ago.

Twitter is a beautifully simple platform (at the moment) that does one thing well – communications. I hope it stays that way while it tries to increase it's profits.

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